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 […]

Sew vs No Sew Amigurumi Patterns: Which is Better?

Whether you’re making amigurumi or any other type of crochet project, sewing is everyone’s least favorite task (minus the rare few that enjoy it). No one wants to sit and weave in ends or fiddle with placing limbs in just the right spot. That’s why no sew patterns–especially amigurumi patterns–have become so popular. But what if we’re over-complicating things? That’s […]

Textured Stitches Made Easy: The Bar Stitch

There’s tons and tons of textured stitches out there, but generally they’re designed for flat pieces. You’ll find all sorts of gorgeous bags, garments and accessories made with different textured stitches. But what about amigurumi? While not every stitch works for amigurumi, there are plenty that do! In this guide, Textured Stitches Made Easy: The Bar Stitch, I’ll show you […]

How to Know When to Switch Yarn Types

Have you ever come across a super cute pattern and you can’t wait to make it, but you want to use a different type of yarn? When it comes to amigurumi, switching out yarn types is pretty common and usually totally fine. However, not every substitution will work out the way you think. And that’s why we’re going to talk […]

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 […]