QUAYSIDE PUBLISHING-Creative Publishing International: Amigurumi Knits. Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals and anthropomorphic creatures. Typically they are kooky little animals but they can also be inanimate objects like vegetables that are given faces and limbs. This book features twenty cute patterns for knitting with a basics section providing instructions for all the techniques needed to make the projects. Author: Hansi Singh. Softcover: 128 pages. Imported.