Quick Guide to Big and Chunky Amigurumi

Even if you don’t frequent social media, I’m sure you’ve noticed the trend of fiber artists using blanket yarn to create giant, squishy amigurumi. It’s hard to tell where the trend originated, but it’s not hard to see why the internet lost its mind over these cuddly creations. This quick guide to chunky amigurumi will tell you everything you need […]

10 Ways to Customize Your Amigurumi

If it isn’t obvious, I LOVE making amigurumi. It brings me so much joy to make something three dimensional and turn simple shapes into a recognizable animal. But sometimes you might want to go the extra mile for a custom order or maybe for a friend with a baby shower coming up. Keep reading to find out these 10 ideas […]

How to Read a Crochet Pattern

Reading a crochet pattern can seem incredibly daunting, especially if you come across a stitch chart for something like colorwork. Even with simple patterns, all the abbreviations and unfamiliar writing style can make understanding what the designer is saying impossible. But I’m here to tell you that not only is it possible to learn, but it’s actually simpler than you […]

Own Your Story and Find Your Passion

Creativity can be a double-edged sword because there is so much that inspires us that we often feel directionless in a sea of options. This isn’t inherently a bad thing, but sometimes it can feel like we’re OK at a lot of things, but not GREAT at anything. It’s incredibly disheartening and can make us feel apathetic or even depressed. […]

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Amigurumi Better

Have you ever found a really great amigurumi pattern or gotten a great idea for one? Then you grab some yarn and your hook and get to work. But maybe your end result is not quite what you were expecting. We’ve all been there. That’s why I wanted to share these 5 easy tips will make your amigurumi better. From […]

4 Skills You Need to Make Amigurumi

Do you love amigurumi, but think it looks way too hard? I totally get it. It LOOKS hard because the stitches are smaller and tighter and usually there’s several pieces that need to be sewn on. But you only need 4 skills (yes, only 4) to be able to make an amigurumi. That’s it. So if there’s a cute amigurumi […]