A classic piece, the ball. Time for a crochet lesson that if you are going to pursue amigurumi, will be AMAZING practice for you! We are going to be learning how to create a ball! Most amigurumi that is created is worked in the round, which means you will be working in circular shapes. Some more ovular, a circle is the shape you will be working with, unless you're willing to work flat and ... Read More about How to Crochet a Ball!
Today, we're learning how to close your projects that are worked in the round! Down below, you can find the free tutorial. So you've hopped into your amigurumi project, you've stuffed it firmly and cleanly (if you want to find out the best way to do it, head HERE) and now it's to time to close off your work. Typically, the when you get to the end of the pattern, it will say to "Finish Off" So, ... Read More about Closing Your Crochet
In this tutorial, you will learn how to properly stuff your amigurumi dolls or toys to get the best finished piece that is stuffed evenly! Just shoving polyfill into your creations seems like it would be easy to do, right? Most patterns leave you with "Be sure to stuff firmly/loosely" but what exactly does that look like? When I first started crocheting, my worked looked VERY lumpy. The ... Read More about How to Stuff an Amigurumi!
Today you will be learning how to decipher the wrong and right side of amigurumi! For the first 6 months, it turns out all of my work was inside out and I was getting the correct shapes because of it.. I really wish someone would have told me this when I first started crocheting. With this simple step of making sure your work is facing the correct way, your finished piece will look so much ... Read More about The Correct Side of Amigurumi
When most people think of crochet, they think of hats, scarves, sweaters, etc, right? Well, crochet is even more than that! I think what’s fascinating behind the craft is the ability to be able to create 3D shapes and brings different characters and dolls to life! But you can still makes your favorite hats with this technique. This type of art form is called Amigurumi, which ... Read More about How to Crochet the Magic Ring
If you are a crocheter or knitter and you haven't heard of Lion Brand Yarn, you are most likely living under a rock. They are a wonderful yarn company that are available in most major retailers. Their yarn is high quality, accessible, and SO many types of options to choose from - if you head to my patterns page here, you will find most of their yarns are used in the things I create. My personal ... Read More about Basic Stitch Premium Review
Knitting and crochet are just too much fun and there's so much that comes along with it. There is an endless sea of possibility when it comes to what you can create and your imagination is the only limitation that you have! So, you've made all of these incredible works of art and you receive the best gift of all, which is self gratification. And as wonderful of a feeling that is, then ... Read More about How to Promote your Knitting and Crochet
Color changing - something that some people have troubles doing. I myself am not very good at knowing how to make color appealing to the eye and I am usually sticking to just my basic, solid colors. And if you take a look at my other work and website, I like to use mainly red and black. However, I got to play with Lion Brand Yarn's Ferris Wheel Yarn from JOANN and oh my gosh, I had so much fun! ... Read More about Herbal Remedy Scarf
When you become a crocheter or knitter, you learn one thing in particular; No yarn is enough yarn. It's a sad reality but we have to face it head on, which means one question is inevitable: How do I store it? Well, luckily for us, there's plenty of ways to show your yarn stash with grace! Artists have even taken the liberty of showing readers how to make their own! Down below, you will find yarn ... Read More about Yarn Storage Inspiration
Pokemon has and will always hold such a special place in my heart for as long as I live. Pokemon is actually what inspired me to get into crocheting to begin with! Over my career, I've made a few in my earlier pattern writing days and some newer ones! Down below, you will be able to find the free patterns to all these unique Pokemon! Great as toys and dolls, even home decor, these should work up ... Read More about My Pokemon Inspired Patterns