amigurumi, shapes

Shapes: triangle, pyramid

And for the last shape group: triangular things! I will show you how to make triangles, tetrahedrons and pyramids ๐Ÿ™‚   โ€“ sc โ€“ single crochet โ€“ inc โ€“ increase (sc2 in one stitch) โ€“ dinc โ€“ย double increaseย (sc3 in one stitch) โ€“ dec โ€“ decrease (go from 2 stitches to one) โ€“ ddec โ€“ย double decreaseย (go… Read More Shapes: triangle, pyramid

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Shapes: square, cube

More shapes! Today is the day for squares and cubes. These are used a lot less frequently than spheres and circles, but they’re tons of fun to work with ๐Ÿ™‚ โ€“ sc โ€“ single crochet โ€“ inc โ€“ increase (sc2 in one stitch) โ€“ dinc โ€“ double increase (sc3 in one stitch) โ€“ dec โ€“… Read More Shapes: square, cube

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Basics: Hook size

With amigurumi, a question often asked is “What hook do I need with this yarn?”, so today I will answer this question :). Using the wrong hook size will not only make your stuffing come out, but can also make crocheting more difficult. Lots of times, your yarn will already give an estimate of which… Read More Basics: Hook size

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Shapes: cones

On to the next shape: Cones! Cones are used in lots of amigurumi and make perfect hats ;). The width of the cone depends amount of stitches between increases, and the height of the cone depends on the amount of rows.

amigurumi, shapes

Shapes: circle, oval

We’re going to start with some 2D shapes. Once you know these, you can make them into actual 3D shapes ๐Ÿ™‚ So let’s start with two flat shapes that are often used in amigurumi: circles and ovals!

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Shapes: Introduction

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… Read More Shapes: Introduction

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Little Doves

I made these cute little doves for my friends who are moving. New house means new keys, means new key chains! I did skip the last row of the wings, since I felt that they looked nicer that way ๐Ÿ™‚