Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend is a truly fantastic journey – and certainly not your everyday amigurumi! Get a peek at the 19 jaw-dropping projects in this collection, and enter to win your own copy on Moogly!
Disclaimer: I was given a copy of this book for review; all opinions are my own. This post includes affiliate links.
Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend Review
A Bit About the Author
Author Megan Lapp runs the Etsy shop Crafty Intentions, and it’s full of amazing, fantastical designs, just like the ones seen in this book. Here’s how she describes her shop:
“Fantasy creatures, beautiful animals, clearly written and formatted patterns, step by step photo tutorials, for handmade magic! Detailed glossaries, materials lists, and extremely clear instructions to ensure your success in creating these epic crocheted creations!”
Looking through her shop is so inspiring, and such a delight. There are dozens of wonderful creatures, but there are also a couple of shawls that are the kind of costume pieces you wish you could wear every day and live your own magical fairy tale!
19 Amazing and Astonishing Amigurumi
One of the first things I noticed about Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend was the gorgeous printing and heft of it – this book has some weight! And that’s because it’s chock full of step-by-step details and great tips.
And while there is an important and informative stitch glossary at the front, it doesn’t waste time trying to teach you to crochet again. For this book, you’re going to want to have a little bit of experience stitching under your belt.
Because wow… just wow! Each turn of the page is so pleasing. There are so many full-color photos to help you through every step of each design. Blue boxed contain helpful notes and hints as well.
I would say that the instructions are not written out in the standard format, but in a shortened format that is popular with amigurumi designers. And it makes sense for projects like this, where you are making unusual moves and shapes, and stopping every so often to do a bit of sewing or attaching!
All the projects are made with worsted weight yarn and a US-G, 4mm crochet book. Megan has a few suggestions, including Red Heart Super Saver. But I think these designs would be just as amazing in a thread – or jumbo yarn! If you or someone you love is into fantasy creatures, Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend is a must-have for your crochet bookshelf!
Get your own copy of Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend today!
You can find Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend wherever books are sold, and of course, that includes Amazon.com (this link should take you to your country’s version of Amazon)! And if you’re looking for something specific, be sure to check out her Etsy shop, Crafty Intentions!
The Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend Giveaway
The Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend Giveaway is open in the US and Canada (void where prohibited, including Quebec). The giveaway ends April 10, 2023, at 12:15am Central US time. To enter, use the Rafflecopter form below. If you are on mobile and have difficulty entering, please use a desktop computer to enter. Only the email option is mandatory – all other tasks are optional, for bonus entries only.
One winner will receive a paperback copy of Crochet Creatures of Myth and Legend, courtesy of Stackpole Books, and will be notified by email.
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Laura J Samuelson
Good luck everyone! What a great giveaway! Thank you!
Would love to try that, she’s so talented.
The crochet dragon is amazing! Would love to try to crochet!
Good luck everyone
Tamara S Strouth
Beautiful colors, and the dragon is so cool
Awesome give away. The book looks extremely well written and easily understood. I would be able to make beautiful fantasy creatures for my girls! Good luck to all!
What great looking projects
A great giveaway! I’ve made Megan Lapp’s Krampus pattern and the instruction are so incredibly clear and easy to follow.
Good luck everyone! This is an amazing give away! Megan is my favorite designer and I’ve been hoping for her to make books! This is one give away I’m really hoping for!
These are so beautiful 😻
I ordered this book on Amazon a couple days before it’s release date,but it was already out of stock. I should be getting it when it’s back in stock. Can’t wait! I just love everything from Crafty Intentions!
I made my very first amigurumi using her amabie pattern and I love it so much. I just found out about her book yesterday, and I really want it!
These are so cute!
I would love to make one or more of those lovely animals they look amazing
I was getting quite excited until the bit restricting entries to north America. Poor show.
Shipping here has just gotten to be too much for many companies. ♥
This book looks wonderful!
I want, I want, I want. Saw that octopus awhile back and fell in love
My daughter-i -law loves dragons and lizards so will finally know how to make one for her.
Disappointed only availanle in Morth America .What about people outside the U.S . I would love to get hold of a copy . I haven’t tried amigurimi before but have 4 dragon loving great nephews who would love these
I know, it’s such a bummer how very $$$$ shipping from the US has become!