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 […]

Easy Guide to Combining Yarn Weights for Amigurumi

You know, for the longest time, if I was making a project with multiple yarns, I thought I had to match them exactly. Like, all the colors had to be from not only the same brand, but the same line. But this way of thinking proved waaaay too restrictive, which is why I start experimenting. This easy guide to combining […]

How to Sew Your Amigurumi Together Like a Pro

Do you love amigurumi, but struggle with seaming them together? Or maybe you’re new to the world of ami (short for amigurumi) and it just looks crazy intimidating? Don’t worry, with a little practice, patience, and the right tools, this article will walk you through how to sew your amigurumi together like a pro. Whether you’re brand new to ami […]

4 Great Tips to Bust Your Stash

Is your yarn stash out of control? Even if it’s not stash busting can be very gratifying and even therapeutic. There’s just something so satisfying about using up those random skeins and clearing the way for yarn that you use more often. If you want to use up some of your old yarn, but aren’t sure where to start, don’t […]

How to Use Fair Isle Crochet in Amigurumi

Have you been scrolling through Pinterest and seen beautiful amigurumi made with several colors all worked together? It looks complicated and that’s BEFORE you get a look at charts and stuff. It doesn’t have to be scary though. This article will walk you through how to use fair isle crochet in amigurumi. We’ll even talk a bit about how to […]

Quick Guide to Color Changes in Amigurumi

If you’re like me, part of the attraction to crochet is all the wonderful colors of yarn you can play with. There’s always that ONE skein that grabs your attention in the store and you end up buying it even though you have no plan and didn’t even go to the store for yarn. Color is a wonderful thing. However, […]

How to Put a Spooky Spin on Your Amigurumi – 4 Tips

Don’t you just LOVE seasonal amigurumi? Have you ever converted a regular pattern into a festive version? If not, I highly recommend it because it’s way too fun. This article is all about how to put a spooky spin on your amigurumi – 4 tips. The idea for this post actually came from me avoiding my responsibilities one night and […]

7 Tools You Need to Crochet Amigurumi on a Budget

Crochet is generally a pretty inexpensive hobby to start, but it can add up fast once you’re hooked (pun intended). You may already know and have some or all of the tools on this list, but I’m going share some budget-friendly tips and resources that will help you save money too. So let’s jump in to these 7 tools your […]

How to Crochet a Perfectly Round Circle

I taught myself how to crochet, pulling bits of information from various sources that sort of came together into actual skills. It took a LOT of trial and error and I don’t want that for you. Even if you’ve been crocheting for a while, you can learn something new every day. Today I want to walk you through how to […]

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 […]