Quick Guide to Color Changes in Amigurumi

Color is a beautiful thing and it’s one of my favorite things to play with in crochet. Whether you’re trying to get the perfect color fade or create detailed features, color work can basically do it all. However, like most things in crochet, there’s a lot of ways to play with color and it can be a bit daunting. Don’t […]

Yarn Over vs Yarn Under: Which is Better?

Yarn over vs yarn under: which is better? This question has woven it’s way through crochet groups, online forums and social media with proponents on both sides. And the truth is, each one has merit as well as drawbacks. However, if you’re relatively new to amigurumi and haven’t made up your mind yet, this post will help you decide for […]

How to Turn the Loop Stitch into Fur

Have you ever tried working with fluffy or fur yarn? It’s tough. You can see the stitches and it’s a beast to unravel. Of course there’s tips and tricks out there for working with it, but there has to be an easier way right? So what do you do if you want to add fur to your amigurumi? Well, you […]

How to Use Front & Back Loop Stitches for Amigurumi

If you’ve been crocheting for a while, you’ve likely come across the front loop stitch and the back loop stitch. These two stitches are pretty simple on their own and are often used to create stretchier fabric for things like beanies. However, there’s a whole world of uses for these stitches in amigurumi. From changing the angle of your work […]

Invisible Increases & Decreases for Amigurumi

Are you finding a bunch of gaps and holes between the stitches of your amigurumi, especially when you increase and decrease? Don’t worry! There’s an easy way to correct that and make sure your stitches are tight for a super clean look. In this article, we’ll go over how to use invisible increases & decreases for amigurumi! Invisible Increases & […]

How to Customize Your Amigurumi Projects

Have you ever been struck with an idea for a new amigurumi project and you immediately jump into trying to find the perfect pattern? But you scroll and search endlessly before coming up empty-handed. Maybe you wanted to honor a pet, but you can’t find a pattern that looks enough like your fur-baby to work. Or perhaps you want to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Amigurumi Eyes

When you think of amigurumi eyes, safety eyes probably come to mind, right? But did you know that there’s a bunch of different options for creating beautiful eyes on your amigurumi? Safety eyes are great, but they don’t always work for every project. In this article we’re covering everything you need to know about amigurumi eyes so you can create […]