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 […]

Ergonomic Crochet Hook Handle Review: Chunky Boys

There are all sorts of ergonomic crochet hooks and handles out there. It can be challenging to find the perfect one that suits your needs, especially without a crazy price tag. Recently, I found and option you might love as much as me. Let’s dive into this ergonomic crochet hook handle review: Chunky Boys. Ergonomic Crochet Hook Handle Review: Chunky […]

Easy Guide to Crocheting 3 Basic Shapes

One of the first key concepts they teach you in art school is that everything can be broken down into basic shapes. It takes a bit of practice to get the hang of seeing it, but once you do, even the most complex forms won’t seem as daunting. Let’s get started with this easy guide to crocheting 3 basic shapes! […]

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, […]