How to Crochet Amigurumi [Video Tutorial & Free Pattern]

Learning how to crochet amigurumi can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. With these step by step video instructions (and a little encouragement from “Your Fairy Craft Mother”) you’ll be crocheting toys with confidence in no time. Plus get your FREE amigurumi pattern below!

You can learn how to crochet amigurumi.

It isn’t rocket science or brain surgery or any of those other technical skills that take decades to perfect.

Do you remember learning how to ride a bike? At first it looked overwhelming to you as a small child. It seemed like it was only for the big kids in the neighborhood, not little ole you.

With some encouragement (and maybe even some prodding) from an adult you hesitantly got on the bike. Did yours have streamers coming from the handlebars and a big pink banana seat like mine did?

Maybe you wobbled. Maybe you fell and gotten a skinned knee. Don’t worry though, that’s not going to happen when learning how to crochet amigurumi. The important point is that you kept getting back up and faced your obstacles.

In no time, you were pedaling as fast as you could go with a big grin on your little face. Embrace your inner child and her willingness to try new things….oh and go grab your crochet hook.

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Yarn Over vs Yarn Under for Amigurumi

In Yarn Over vs Yarn Under for Amigurumi you will learn how to do both single crochet techniques. But more importantly, discover which one is right for your amigurumi projects.

Are you team Yarn Over or team Yarn Under for crocheting toys?

Before last week, I had never tried the yarn under technique.

I had been taught to single crochet by yarning over and I am a big rule follower. Because of that I was never tempted to venture into unknown territory, that is until recently.

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Knitted Toys: Focus on the Face

In Knitted Toys: Focus on the Face, you will find helpful tips and tricks for your next special project. From positioning the ears, to stuffing the head, to embroidering the eyes and mouth, we will cover it all.

When it comes to knitted toys, I’ve adopted the attitude of getting the “Most Bang for My Buck” mentality.

While it would be ideal to spend gobs of time, attending to every little detail, ain’t nobody got time for that.

We all want to make beautiful toys, full of personality and charm, but we need to focus on what matters most. And that my friend, is the face.

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Easy Amigurumi Tutu Tutorial

Adding adorable details to amigurumi is one of my favorite things to do. In this amigurumi tutu tutorial I will share how easy it is to add a little fun and flair to your crocheted toys.

When Aggie the Alligator shared her deepest desire to become a ballerina and wear a tutu, I knew there was just one thing to do. First, I chose the right color tulle and then immediately got to work. No one wants to disappoint a sweet little alligator.

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Beginner Amigurumi Tutorial

Are you ready for the easiest amigurumi pattern ever? My beginner amigurumi tutorial will walk you through each step so you can crochet this adorable Candy Corn Family in no time flat.

Mwahahahahah!!!!! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and I love all the scary things! The witches, the chainsaws, the candy corn……wait, what? You don’t find candy corn scary? What about a family of candy corns? No? That’s not scary either?

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