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Malaysian crafter crochets her way into the pages of Hello Kitty


The Star journalist and Star2's Craftypedia columnist Lee Mei Li has published "Hello Kitty Crochet", an "amigurumi" book on how to create crocheted dolls from the world of Hello Kitty. RAYMOND OOI/ The Star

The Star journalist and Star2's Craftypedia columnist Lee Mei Li has published "Hello Kitty Crochet", an "amigurumi" book on how to create crocheted dolls from the world of Hello Kitty. RAYMOND OOI/ The Star

Lee Mei Li brings her love for the Japanese art of amigurumi and Hello Kitty together in the book, Hello Kitty Crochet.

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As a little girl, Lee Mei Li longed to play with her elder sister’s Hello Kitty supermarket set, but to no avail – she wasn’t even allowed to touch it. Instead, she made do with her Hello Kitty mug, which she drank from throughout her primary school years.

   

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