By Nelly Pailloux
Amigurumi is a Japanese term for "cute little crochet stuffed dolls." Totally impractical, yet so darn pinchably sweet, the crochet robot patterns in Crobots: 20 Amigurumi Robots to Make will have you compelled to come up with excuses for why your creations canêt perform the basic tasks other, less soft and far less darling, robots can. Simple enough for beginners, patterns can be modified to appeal to crochet experts too. Paperback, 96 pages.