Textured Stitches Made Easy: Double Loop Stitch Tutorial

Have you ever tried the double loop stitch? Although not super common in traditional crochet, this stitch is great for creating fur-like texture that’s perfect for amigurumi. This article will walk you through textured stitches made easy: double loop stitch tutorial. Let’s hop into the tutorial! Textured Stitches Made Easy: Double Loop Stitch Tutorial How to Do the Double Loop […]

Ultimate Resource Guide for Beginner Crocheters

Are you a beginner crocheter looking to learn? First, welcome to the crochet club! Seriously, the crochet community is filled with some FANTASTIC people who love sharing their knowledge. This ultimate resource guide for beginner crocheters will give you a great starting point to dive in and learn more! There’s no ONE perfect resource to learn all things crochet. Thankfully, […]

Easy Guide to Combining Yarn Weights for Amigurumi

You know, for the longest time, if I was making a project with multiple yarns, I thought I had to match them exactly. Like, all the colors had to be from not only the same brand, but the same line. But this way of thinking proved waaaay too restrictive, which is why I start experimenting. This easy guide to combining […]

How to Sew Your Amigurumi Together Like a Pro

Do you love amigurumi, but struggle with seaming them together? Or maybe you’re new to the world of ami (short for amigurumi) and it just looks crazy intimidating? Don’t worry, with a little practice, patience, and the right tools, this article will walk you through how to sew your amigurumi together like a pro. Whether you’re brand new to ami […]

4 Great Tips to Bust Your Stash

Is your yarn stash out of control? Even if it’s not stash busting can be very gratifying and even therapeutic. There’s just something so satisfying about using up those random skeins and clearing the way for yarn that you use more often. If you want to use up some of your old yarn, but aren’t sure where to start, don’t […]

How to Use Fair Isle Crochet in Amigurumi

Have you been scrolling through Pinterest and seen beautiful amigurumi made with several colors all worked together? It looks complicated and that’s BEFORE you get a look at charts and stuff. It doesn’t have to be scary though. This article will walk you through how to use fair isle crochet in amigurumi. We’ll even talk a bit about how to […]

Pumpkin Palooza: 26 Awesome Pumpkin Patterns

It’s officially fall and that means it’s time for everything pumpkin! If you haven’t been following Pumpkin Palooza, hosted by A Plush Pineapple and Crafting for Weeks, don’t worry! Pumpkin Palooza: 26 Awesome Pumpkin Patterns will round up all the great designs that were shared! This round up includes all the pumpkin-themed patterns that were featured during the hop and […]

My First Time Trying Hand-Dyed Yarn and How it Went

Do you find hand-dyed yarn intimidating? For the longest time, so did I. I want to tell you about my first time trying hand-dyed yarn and how it went. Whether it’s the price (which is always much higher than big box store yarn) or the fiber content (how does one even care for something like cashmere??), hand-dyed yarn can be […]

Quick Guide to Color Changes in Amigurumi

If you’re like me, part of the attraction to crochet is all the wonderful colors of yarn you can play with. There’s always that ONE skein that grabs your attention in the store and you end up buying it even though you have no plan and didn’t even go to the store for yarn. Color is a wonderful thing. However, […]