Every child wants a toy chest filled with soft, playful friends. From a beautiful mermaid to a well-dressed bear or a kangaroo and her baby you can create a whole world of toys for the children you love with Toys to Crochet. Clear instructions, clever projects, and colorful photography make this your go-to source for toys that are fun to make, lovely to give, and wonderful to receive. You'll find patterns for easy-to-crochet dolls and toy animals, complete with accessories and play clothes for them to wear, as well as a few unexpected surprises, like a plush mobile and soft alphabet blocks. Claire Garland shows you how to make basic shapes and forms and then encourages you to use your imagination to embellish them into fanciful playtime friends. For more advanced crocheters, Toys to Crochet also features unique needlework to add variety to your crocheting techniques. Made by you with love and care just for the young ones in your life, these toys will quickly become favorites.