5 Tricks You Didn’t Know About Stuffing Amigurumi

When it comes to the wonderful world of amigurumi, stuffing seems like the easy part, right? Just grab some polyfil, fill the project and go! Not quite. There’s actually several common pitfalls with stuffing that can ruin all your hard work. That’s why today we’re talking about 5 tricks you didn’t know about stuffing amigurumi! 5 Tricks You Didn’t Know […]

Crochet Hook Review: Love Stitches All Hooks

There’s just something irresistible about a beautiful, handmade hook. Maybe it’s just me, but as a crocheter, I’m just as obsessed with hooks as I am with the craft. And there’s TONS of amazing handmade hooks out there to choose from. Whether you’re looking for ergonomic support or the perfect shape for your grip, it can be tough finding hooks […]

Textured Stitches Made Easy: Wavy Stitch Tutorial

When you think of wavy stitches, what comes to mind? Maybe the classic chevron stitch? Or maybe a combination of shell stitches? Don’t get me wrong, those are beautiful stitch combinations, but those are hard to use for amigurumi because the stuffing pokes through easily. What if I told you there’s a wavy stitch that’s tight enough that you can […]

How to Felt on Amigurumi for Beginners

Have you ever tried felting? It’s a really interesting craft that’s actually very simple and just requires practice to get comfortable with. Let’s dive into how to felt on amigurumi for beginners. One of the main reasons I jumped into felting was because I was tired of buying safety eyes. (Is that silly?) I just kept running out and I […]

7 Easy Tips to Finish Your Amigurumi Project

Have you ever been reading a pattern and at the end of a section it just says, “fasten off”? Or when you’re assembling, a pattern will read, “sew the head to the body”? Other than maybe some photos, there’s probably not much more explanation, right? However, the lack of explanation isn’t because the designer is lazy or anything–it’s because everyone […]

How to Use Tapestry Crochet in Amigurumi

Normally when you think of tapestry crochet, you probably think of beautiful tops. But did you know you can use this color changing technique for amigurumi too? And it’s easier than it looks! Let’s dive in to how to use tapestry crochet in amigurumi. How to Use Tapestry Crochet in Amigurumi What is tapestry crochet? Defined: tapestry crochet is a […]

4 Ways to Use Increases in Amigurumi

Have you ever wondered how designers create such interesting amigurumi shapes? It seems mind-blowing to be able to crochet shapes that twist, turn, and curve so fluidly. While it’s indeed a bit complex, shaping is totally doable (even for beginners) if you break it down. Let’s start with 4 ways to use increases in amigurumi. 4 Ways to Use Increases […]