Time for spheres and cylinders! I think spheres are the most used shape in amigurumi, so it’s important to know these shapes by heart 🙂
In almost one month it’s Koningsdag (King’s Day) in the Netherlands. On Koningsdag, we celebrate the birth of our king by selling all our old junk and eating and drinking on the streets. Every year, you can sell stuff on the streets, so this year I decided to make some cute crown brooches. I’m doing… Continue reading Free Pattern: Crown appliques
We’re going to start with some 2D shapes. Once you know these, you can make them into actual 3D shapes 🙂 So let’s start with two flat shapes that are often used in amigurumi: circles and ovals!
If you look at the picture below, we can all see the difference: one is slightly hexagonal and the other is a perfect circle. Most patterns (including mine) use the first way, this is because the difference isn’t very noticeable when stuffing your ami. But if this bothers you, you can easily change the pattern… Continue reading Basics: Staggering your circle
All amigurumi consist of different kinds of shapes,so knowing how to make these is important for both beginners and advanced crocheters. Making shapes is a good way to practice crochet before making a ‘real’ doll. But shapes are also important for people who want to start making their own patterns. When I make a new… Continue reading Shapes: Introduction
I moved! You can now find this free pattern here 🙂
I have to admit I hadn’t watched My Neighbor Totoro for the longest time, but when a friend asked me to make Totoro plushies for her birthday, I figured this was the perfect time to watch the movie! Materials: I used 125m/50g 100% cotton (light/fine yarn), a 2.5 crochet hook and 5mm safety eyes. These… Continue reading Free Pattern: 3 Totoro Plushies