The Best Knitted Toy Patterns for Beginners

Looking for a curated list of the best knitted toy patterns for beginners? Check out these adorable designs with links for where to find them all.

It can be frustrating to find beautiful knitted toy patterns only to discover that they are for more advanced knitters.

Maybe you’ve been looking for beginner designs but don’t even know where to start.

Well today is your lucky day, friend, because I’ve been on the hunt for the very best knitted toy patterns for beginners and I believe I have found them for you.

Just a note of caution: Knitting Toys can become addictive. Don’t say I didn’t warn you, lol.

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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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Merry Christmas to All the Makers

Have you ever had a penpal?

When I was in fifth grade, our school started a program to pair kids from Ft. Worth, Texas, with students from around the world.

I didn’t know anything about Finland when I began sending my letters to a mysterious young girl named, Anika. All I could imagine about her is that she was always surrounded by snow.

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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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Spooktacular Halloween Amigurumi Projects

Are you looking for the perfect spooky Halloween amigurumi project? Well, look no further. After this post you will find all the ghoulish crocheted toy inspiration you need.

When witches go riding, and black cats are seen. The moon laughs and whispers, ’tis near Halloween.

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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.

But I only like the cute, adorable Halloween traditions and decorations. I don’t like demons, scary ghosts, evil monsters, headless thingies, blood, gore, corpses, chain saws, hockey masks…. the list could go on and on.

I’m really just a big chicken and anything scary makes me want to run and hide under the covers all while worrying what might be lurking under my bed.

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What is Amigurumi? [Resources & Video]

What is amigurumi, you ask? It is the art of crocheting and knitting toys. Pretty simple. But there’s a lot more to making handmade toys and I hope you’ll stick around to find out.

Amigurumi has been gaining a lot of new fans recently. This comes as no surprise to me.

With all of the adorable patterns and gorgeous yarns, why wouldn’t you want to crochet or knit amigurumi toys?

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Mister Pencil: Free Amigurumi Pattern

Mister Pencil is a free amigurumi pencil pattern sure to please students of all ages. His friendly smile and pointy little lead-head make him the perfect homework helper.

Mister Pencil is no ordinary writing utensil. In fact, he can’t write at all, he’s completely made of yarn. Mister Pencil only wants to help boys and girls with their homework. He loves to give hugs when they are having a tough time. Sometimes he even whispers useful hints exactly when students need help the most.

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11 Reasons Why this Anne of Green Gables Amigurumi Doll Pattern is Perfect

There are eleven really good reasons why this is the perfect Anne of Green Gables Amigurumi Doll Pattern. And they are all straight from the mouth of the spunky redhead herself. Don’t believe me? Keep reading.

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My introduction to Anne of Green Gables began while I was recovering from an unfortunate mishap. I was fourteen years old and had a face full of stitches, a broken cheek bone and teeth that weren’t in their original spot.

The details of that gruesome scene aren’t all that interesting. I had been in an accident and I needed rest to recover.

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9 Ways to Use Amigurumi Food for Homeschooling

Homeschooling is at the forefront of the minds of many at the moment. Maybe you’re wondering how you can combine your love for amigurumi and home educate your children all at the same time. I have 9 Ways to Use Amigurumi Food for Homeschooling that your kids are going to love and I have a free printable just for you.

When I learned that our school district would not be returning to in person classes in the fall, I immediately thought back to my own years as a homeschooler. After home-educating my own kids for twenty years, I retired in May when my youngest child graduated high school.

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Does Animal Friends of Pica Pau 2 Live Up to the Hype?

When Animal Friends of Pica Pau 2 came out this summer, I wasn’t sure that it would live up to all the hype. And there was a lot of hype surrounding its 2020 release. There was chatter all over Instagram about the new book and excitement over the twenty brand new amigurumi patterns.

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