Claire Gelder

Bonnie the Cow & Friends

20 loveable animals & birds to crochet using chunky yarn



Discover “Bonnie the Cow & Friends” by Claire Gelder, a crochet adventure featuring 20 charming animals. Ideal for beginners to improvers, this book offers life-sized and mini versions of adorable creatures, complete with soft, chunky yarn and cuddly designs. Perfect for gifting or cozy companionship.

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Number of pages: 128

Published: 04 March 2022

SKU: 9781782219750 Categories: , Tag:


Dive into the charming world of crochet with Claire Gelder’s delightful book, “Bonnie the Cow & Friends.” Following the success of her previous publications, Gelder introduces readers to a new family of adorable crocheted animals, led by Bonnie the Highland Cow and her cute calf, Isla. This book is a treasure trove of 20 different animal projects, each brimming with personality and designed to capture hearts.

The highlight of this collection is the oversized toys, featuring soft, chunky yarn and irresistibly long, floppy limbs. Perfect for snuggling on the sofa, these life-sized companions, measuring approximately 70cm tall, are designed to be more than just decorative. Smaller versions, standing at about 35cm, offer variety and the chance to create a complete set.

“Bonnie the Cow & Friends” is particularly suited for those who have a basic understanding of crochet techniques, catering to beginners and improvers alike. The clear, step-by-step instructions make each project an enjoyable and fulfilling experience.

The book opens up a world of 20 loveable animals, including garden birds, a pair of deer and doe, a charming badger and fox duo, classic pets like cats and dogs, and even a whimsical mouse and hedgehog. Don’t be surprised to find owls, lovebirds, a frog with its baby, and a goat with its kid, each designed to be your next crochet crush.

Whether you’re looking to create a cozy companion for yourself or a memorable gift for a loved one, “Bonnie the Cow & Friends” is an enchanting addition to any crafter’s library. It promises hours of creative fun and a rewarding experience as you bring these cuddly creatures to life. Who will steal your heart first in this menagerie of crocheted friends?

Additional information

Dimensions 28 × 21.6 cm