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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 […]

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 […]

Free Crochet Pattern: Brie the Bunny

Who’s ready to make an adorable bunny just in time to hop into spring? (Yep, pun intended.) Seriously, though, this pattern works up really fast and the low yardage requirement means it’s a great stash-buster too! One of the awesome features of this pattern is the color control, but if that’s not your thing, Brie works up beautifully in solid […]

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, […]