Joke collects the most beautiful patterns from all over the world on her website www.amigurumipatterns.net. With more than 160,000 fans the site has grown into a community and a meeting place where crocheters and designers exchange tips and patterns. She organized a competition for designers where they were challenged to create an original circus character. A lion who prefers the hula hoop instead of the burning hoop? A prima ballerina hippo challenging gravity? A weightlifter elephant matching strength with his friend the mouse? You cannot imagine anything crazier - you ll find it all in this circus book. And it gets even better because now you can make these cute amigurumi yourself! This book contains fourteen designs chosen from the original competition. Maybe you are making your very first amigurumi? Then don t worry. The book opens with a number of pages dedicated to explaining all the basics. More experienced? Then you ll certainly love the details in these designs!"