How to Turn the Loop Stitch into Fur

Have you ever tried working with fluffy or fur yarn? It’s tough. You can see the stitches and it’s a beast to unravel. Of course there’s tips and tricks out there for working with it, but there has to be an easier way right? So what do you do if you want to add fur to your amigurumi? Well, you […]

Free Crochet Pattern: Hernando the Hedgehog

If you’ve been here before, this article might look a little different than you remember it. I originally designed and released Hernando the Hedgehog back in 2022 and so much has happened since then. I’ve grown as a designer and while I liked Hernando’s design, I just felt like it could have been better. So as part of my “2024 […]

How to Put Safety Eyes on Amigurumi the Easy Way

Safety eyes are basically a staple in amigurumi and there are so many different varieties to choose from. Whether you’re a beginner crocheter or a seasoned stitcher, there’s one big problem everyone has come across at some point. Getting the backs onto safety eyes can be a real pain–literally. Not only are they often hard to press on, but some […]

How to Use Front & Back Loop Stitches for Amigurumi

If you’ve been crocheting for a while, you’ve likely come across the front loop stitch and the back loop stitch. These two stitches are pretty simple on their own and are often used to create stretchier fabric for things like beanies. However, there’s a whole world of uses for these stitches in amigurumi. From changing the angle of your work […]

How to Make Loop Stitches for Amigurumi

Have you ever come across the loop stitch before? With a texture like shag carpet, it’s not a common stitch and often crocheters avoid it because it looks pretty daunting. However, while the loop stitch is a bit more time consuming than the typical single crochet, it creates such an interesting texture and has so many fun applications. So let’s […]