Amigurumi: the Japanese art of knitting stuffed animals

It seems that the more apps we can load into our iPhones, the more tech savvy we become, the more many of us are returning to the handmade. Blogs and websites such as Meet Me At Mikes abound for the new generation aficionados of knitting, felting, and crochet.

And the CWA ladies better move on up the church hall bench and make room! Amigurumi is the latest trend for crafty folk. These little animals have no practical use but are overwhelmingly cute.
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