New Book of Japanese “Amigurumi” Crochet Patterns Features A Variety Of San-X Characters Including Rilakkuma And More!
San Francisco, CA, June 19, 2018 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media),a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, expands its diverse publishing catalog with the release of Amigurumi: San-X Crochet Patterns.

Created by Eriko Teranishi and based on design concepts by San-X, Amigurumi: San-X Crochet Patterns is scheduled for release on July 10th with a print MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $19.99 CAN. The book features a variety of patterns that can be used to crochet an array of adorable San-X characters.

Amigurumi are cute crocheted stuffed animals from Japan. Combine amigurumi with San-X and you get the most adorable crocheted characters! This book of patterns with full-color photographs shows you how to make characters like Rilakkuma and friends, Tarepanda, Sumikkogurashi and more, along with their accessories.

Amigurumi: San-X Crochet Patterns is the first of our new Japanese craft books,” says Nancy Thistlethwaite, Senior Editor. “We’re bringing you English editions of the cute Japanese patterns that have been difficult to obtain here. This book is filled with supercute amigurumi of San-X characters.”

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