Dinosaurs to Crochet: Playful Patterns for Crafting Cuddly Prehistoric Wonders

Dinosaurs to Crochet: Playful Patterns for Crafting Cuddly Prehistoric Wonders

by Megan Kreiner
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Overview

With easy-to-follow instructions and fun designs, anyone can crochet these playful prehistoric wonders for hours of roaming-the-earth fun!

Old-fashioned playtime will never go extinct with this collection of huggable dinosaurs and their friendly reptilian sidekicks. From Triassic to Cretaceous periods, Dinosaurs to Crochet features a wide variety of the most popular prehistoric dinosaurs and reptiles– including the fearsome Tyrannosaurus, the spiky Ankylosaurus, and the three-horned Triceratops–all made from quick-to-hook chunky yarn. With just a few basic crochet stitches and the imaginative designs of Megan Kreiner, author of the best-selling Christmas Ornaments to Crochet, crafters can create an entire herd of cuddly Stegosauruses, a flock of flying Pterodactyls, or a pod of swimming Plesiosauruses. The extensive how-to section of Dinosaurs to Crochet provides a robust overview with beautifully illustrated step-by-step crochet stitches, helpful construction techniques, and finishing tips to ensure each and every project will please even the most discerning paleontologist-in-training.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940611907
Publisher: Spring House Press
Publication date: 06/28/2019
Pages: 126
Sales rank: 215,657
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Megan Kreiner grew up on Long Island, New York, in a household where art and art projects were a part of daily life. Coming from a long line of knitters and crocheters, she learned the crafts from her grandmother, aunt, and mother when she was very young. Many years later she started to explore the wild and uncharted waters of toy design and pattern making. Kreiner has a fine arts degree in computer graphics and animation from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is currently an artist and animator for DreamWorks Animation SKG. She lives in Altadena, California, with her husband Michael, son James, and daughter Emily.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Basic Crochet Stitches
  • Tyrannosaurs
  • Stegosaurs
  • Triceratops
  • Velociraptor
  • Brachiosaurs
  • Ankylosaurus (spiky dino)
  • Parasaurolophus (duckbill with the head crest)
  • Pterodactyl (flying - not a dino)
  • Plesiosaurus (swimming creature - not a dino)
  • Gallimimus
  • Archaeopteryx (bird dino)
  • Dimetrodon (large fin on back - not a dino)
  • Pachycephal
  • Iguanodon
  • Spinosaurus

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