Crocheted Food

It’s common knowledge that in Japan they make plastic food models, but who knew that in the privacy of their own homes, Japanese women were churning out little crocheted taiyaki, donuts, and ice cream sundaes?

Crocheted donuts: far more ironic than a plate of plastic fruit!

A sundae that appeals even when your feebly insulated Japanese apartment makes breaking the ice in the sink every morning a winter necessity

These are from a little book called “Sweets Amigurumi” published by  Boutique-sha.

Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback

More Nightshade book goodness here, in case you think you might want to, you know, read it or something

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