Quick Guide to Starting a Temperature Project

Are you thinking of starting a temperature project this year? Maybe you’ve seen some amazing projects floating around the internet and want to know what all the hype is about. Awesome! I’m glad you’re here! There’s a LOT to consider when starting this kind of project and you might be feeling a little overwhelmed already, but don’t worry. In this […]

5 Non-Traditional Temperature Project Ideas (That You Can Actually Finish)

When you think of a temperature project, you probably think blankets, right? You picture those bright rainbow stripes. I don’t know when temperature projects became synonymous with temperature blankets, but it’s incredibly misleading and discouraging. Blankets aren’t for everyone and they can be very challenging to finish. So let’s get out of this blanket covered box and talk about 5 […]

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 […]

Textured Stitches Made Easy: Feather Stitch Tutorial

As amigurumi artists, we often find ourselves working with the same few stitches over and over again, mostly single crochet. And, to be fair, a lot of other wonderful stitches out there don’t really suit amigurumi. They’re too gappy or don’t work in the round. But there are more stitches out there that can be modified to work for our […]