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Animal Friends of Pica Pau

Animal Friends of Pica Pau

Meet Pica Pau and her amigurumi friends! They’re charming, cheerful and cute, and once you get to know them, they’ll never leave your heart. The gentle rhino, the energetic otter, the chatty crocodile, the dreamy donkey and many more: each and every one is a happy member of the Pica Pau band.


Toy maker, character designer and crochet knitter Yan Schenkel has gathered many colorful amigurumi around her. In this book, she shares her love and knowledge of amigurumi crochet in 20 new designs, and she also gives away the secret ingredients that go into every single project.


All patterns contain detailed instructions and are accompanied by step-by-step pictures and explanations of all techniques used, so both beginners and advanced crocheters can easily get acquainted with her amigurumi companions. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world and marvelous magic of Pica Pau and friends.



About the author:

Yan Schenkel is an argentinean professionel crochet toy designer and the founder of Pica Pau. Besides working on her toys and designs, she has collaborated with several illustrators, authors and brands. She has worked on a broad range of projects, from illustrating children’s books over producing and designing children events at MALBA to designing for a crochet stop motion ad. She is a regular contributor to several crochet and craft pubications such as Mollie Makes, The Sewing Box, Simply Crochet and is the author of the amigurumi book “El Mundo de Pica Pau”.

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Release date:

November 2017




160 pages, 230 x 210 cm, full color throughout



Currently available in:

English (US terms), German

Soon available in:

Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, French, Danish

Interested in purchasing foreign rights? Contact us.