If you want Easter to be the cutest it can be, you've got to make a few amigurumi projects. With yarn, a hook and some stuffing, you can craft your very own stuffed animals to gift in Easter baskets or use for aww-dorable decoration. So start perfecting that magic ring and pick your favorite pattern below!
Kathryn Vercillo
Stuffed animals get even better when you make them yourself. The next time you need a gift for a baby shower or child's birthday, stitch up one of these cuties. And if you have trouble letting go, we get it. Go ahead and just make two.
Get started by stitching a sweet barrel cactus! The simple back-and-forth design is quick and easy to crochet. Watch your cactus take shape as you learn to stuff and assemble it, then top it off with a cute little flower.
Ready for something a little different? See how to crochet an easy barrel cactus-shaped pillow with ridges. Amy guides you to crochet, sew and finish this unique piece of decor.
Amy teaches you how to make a crochet "dirt pod" for your plants. That way, you can put them in any pot you'd like! Learn to sew the dirt circle and cup, plus get tips for sewing and stuffing.
Hook up a mini saguaro cactus with a beautifully simple design that features two cactus arms. First practice easy increases and decreases to get around the curves. Then stuff, assemble and add a flower to make it yours.
Now that you know the basics, have fun personalizing your cactus garden! Amy shares tips for adding spikes and faces, and felting for more fuzzy texture.
Amy shows you how to crochet a super-simple aloe vera plant. Stitch a back-and-forth pattern to create the leaves. Afterwards, learn to crochet, stack and assemble the leaves to complete your trio of succulents.
Every day is the right day for rainbow cake! Clever color changes and dollops of faux icing make this the easiest layer cake you've ever made. Put down your fork, pick up your hook and dig in!
If you dream of being a plant lady but weren't blessed with a green thumb, say hello to your new BFF: the amigurumi snake plant. This friendly little fella doesn't care what color your thumbs are, as long as they can hold a crochet hook.
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