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Amigurumi for Beginners

Amigurumi for Beginners
Ever since I started my blog, it’s been great connecting with people from a wide variety of backgrounds in crochet. Some have been crocheting for years but have never tried crocheting stuffed animals. Some used to crochet but gave it up as life got too busy. Some have never picked up a crochet hook before in their life but are interested in learning! Crocheting is easy to learn and now there are so many resources out there on-line. I learned how to crochet from a book when I was younger, but now with the existence of YouTube, I think it’s easier to learn from videos as you can see it all in action! I would encourage any of you who have thought about picking up a new hobby to try crocheting. Here are some resources that I find helpful and that I recommend to people who want to learn how to make amigurumi but don’t know where to begin. Almost all parts of an amigurumi (e.g. head, arms, legs, body) are formed by crocheting around a circle. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Related:  CrochetCrochet Craftscrafts/knitting

Urban Jungle Slouchy Beanie Ever since I took up crocheting again, I wanted to make myself a hat. Crocheting amigurumi is fun and all, but once in a while it’s nice being able to wear something you’ve crocheted rather than having it sit on a shelf :) Crochet Pattern Central has a great directory of free hat patterns here. I wanted to find a pattern for a modern, trendy hat, and after looking at countless photos, I found this absolutely beautiful pattern found HERE by Vicki Howell for CARON Yarns. The “Urban Jungle" is a slouchy beanie that is fairly simple to make because it essentially uses one stitch: the puff stitch! Once I learned how to do the puff stitch (Vickie demonstrates this in a video here), I became obsessed with it and made several other items using this beautiful stitch. Before getting to the puff stitches, however, I needed to make a ribbed band. And so, once the strip measured about 22” (56 cm), I sewed the short ends together to form a band. Aren’t the puff stitches gorgeous?

Mary Jane Slippers « ohmygoodknits! // a knitting & crochet blog By Lisa Gutierrez on 04/01/2008 **I thought this was obvious, but apparently not: PLEASE OH PLEEASE do not use any of my photos without my permission! I’m a nice person, so if YOU ask nicely, I’d make a consideration. PRINTER-FRIENDLY version link at bottom! I’ve received many messages via Ravelry about these slippers. Crocheted Mary Jane Slippers (women’s large–9.5-10) Materials: worsted weight yarnH-hook2 buttonstapestry needleyou’ll also need some yarn in a contrasting color. First, start with 8 DC into a circle. see the little tail on bottom? after cinching, slst into the top of the first DC, ch 2. [See THIS POST, if you need more information about the beginning round.] This is what my piece looked like after round 4: Work 2 rounds even (NO INCREASING). Now, we’re going to be working back and forth in ROWS. Keep working back and forth over these 23 stitches for 12 rows. This is my half-way mark: On row 13, DC into first 10 stitches, then DC 3 tog: Here goes! SC into same spot.

21 Cute and Quick Crochet Projects -Flamingo Toes I just love quick and easy Crochet projects!! Most of the time they are perfect to take on a long car ride, or even to bring along to a sports game or make during a movie! And I think I have a short(ish) attention span when it comes to crochet, so fast projects are my favorites. I’ve been pinning a ton of projects like that and I thought I’d share them with you today! So I’ve rounded up 21 Cute and Quick Crochet Projects for you! Here are links to all the tutorials! Pretty Crochet Roses Ombre Crochet Coasters Crochet Basket with Handles Daisy Heart Dishcloth Easy Crochet Bows Face Scrubbies Crochet Hearts Crochet Frames Granny Style Flowers for a Mini Garland Granny Square Pincushion Mug Cozy Rippled Mug Rug Flower Coasters Chunky Bobble Bows Covered Hangers 4 Quick and Easy Dishcloths Tiny Bow Bookmarks Fabric Baskets Crochet Edge Pillowcase Tutti Frutti Potholders Vintage Inspired Flowers What are you going to try first?

Crochet Pattern Central AbbreviationsBlocking, Starching, & Washing CrochetCrochet Stitches (Written and Videos)Crochet Tutorials (Join Methods, Decreases, Reading Patterns, Changing Colors, etc.)Miscellaneous Tutorials (Making Tassels, Plarn, Pom-poms, Lining Bags, etc.) Home | CPC's Free Patterns | Site Map | About CPC | Link to CPC | FAQs | Privacy Policy | Contact Me Copyright © 2003- 2014 - All Rights Reserved Background Courtesy of Jute Coasters – EASY Crochet Project | MAMACHEE I think its fitting that my first EASY project is a crochet project because crocheting really is my first love in the crafting world. This project is very EASY, has a function (very important) and works up nice and quick. Its always fun to find a new fiber to work with too….jute is lots of fun to work with. Skill Level: EASY Hold one strand of Jute and one strand of yarn together for whole coaster. Coaster: Ch 2 Rnd 1 – 6sc in 2nd ch from hk. The End…

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Little Muggles | FREE PATTERNS These Little Muggles patterns are free for you to enjoy! Please click on any of these pictures to view the pattern! Happy Crocheting!! **These patterns are for personal use only. No part(s) of these patterns may be resold, redistributed, or rewritten. Little Muggles Baby Bear Ornament XOXO – Amy SAMMY the SEAL Baby Owl – ENGLISH PATTERN Baby Owl – DUTCH PATTERN Violet Kitty Free Pattern! Free mini bear Mochi Bunny New Year’s Snake Sheldon the Turtle **These patterns are for personal use only.

Knitting Pure and Simple Crochet Patterns, Knit Patterns, Amigurumi Awesomeness Crochet Baby High Top Booties Video Tutorial: Crochet Baby High Top BootiesVideo Tutorial: Crochet Baby High Top Booties Left Hand Written Instructions for a Toddler Child size high top bootie: Baby High Top Booties - Toddler/Child SizeWritten by Teresa Richardson Skill Level - Intermediate Size Estimate Hook F/3.75mm - Size 3.5"/8.9cm Sole Hook G/4.25mm - Size 4"/10.2cm Sole Abbreviations FHDC - Foundation Half Double Crochet SL ST - Slip Stitch HDC - Half Double Crochet EA - Each CH- Chain MC - Magic Circle HDC DEC - Half Double Crochet Decrease ( ) - Parenthesis - The parenthesis are used to include how many stitches are made on each round or other information of relevance. Half Double Crochet Decrease - The HDC DEC is worked over 2 stitches to join and reduce it down to 1 stitch. Round 2: Ch 1, pull up, this chain will not count as a stitch, only a step up to make the rest of the stitches. 2 HDC in the same ST. 1 HDC in ea of the next 8 St's. Round 4: Contrasting color of your choice. Technique 2 - CH 3, join.

Gudetama Easter Plush ♥ Crochet Pattern Back when Sanrio introduced their newest character Gudetama I was kind of creeped out. But after seeing many pictures and gifs of him on Tumblr and twitter I learned to love Gudetama and now I'm pretty obsessed with him! For those who don't who Gudetama is, he is basically a egg yolk with arms and legs that is always sad and unmotivated because he is about to be eaten. Look up videos of him online, it is seriously the cutest/funniest thing ever! With Easter coming up I thought it would be cool to infuse Gudetama and Easter together to create a kawaii crochet pattern that you can make for Easter (that is, if you celebrate Easter). You will need: - Yellow "egg yolk colored" yarn - Your choice of egg shell colors (I used lavender and mint) - H/5.00 mm crochet hook - Back felt - White felt - Scissors - Yarn needle - Stuffing - Glue (I used a no-sew fabric glue) Abbreviations + tips ch - chain sl st - slip stitch st(s) - stitch(es) sc - single crochet dec - decrease inc - increase cc - color change