Amigurumi is it's own special beast, for sure, but it doesn't have to be hard. Keep these tips in mind when you're starting out, and you'll be crocheting all the cuteness in no time.
Ashley Little
Drawn-on eyes can make a doll look super cute, but taking the time to hand-embroider those peepers will give her (or him!) a LOT more personality, plus a more cohesive look.
Marna Lunt
Stuffed animals are always adorable. Sara shows how easy it can be to create your own stuffed animals in the hoop.
Crocheting amigurumi — those cute little dolls, animals and monsters — can be complicated. But these tips and hacks make it way easier! Use 'em and you'll be an amigurumi artist in no time.
Dedri Uys
Get creative with Jeremy Helgeson as he attempts to build something three different ways out of three different materials. Using Minecraft, LEGO, Toca Blocks, Roblox, Styrofoam, clay, popsicle sticks and cardboard, Jeremy uses his imagination to build the coolest projects you've seen.
Jeremy Helgeson
Jeremy Helgeson
See what makes the kawaii style so unique by learning how to play with proportion. Continuing with Barnaby and Delilah, Stacey will show you three different kawaii cuteness levels using facial expressions, proportions and texture.
Discover how kawaii can be applied to more than dolls with the Diggory Dinosaur project. You'll learn about changing colors and working in joined rounds instead of spirals. Stacey will also explain how to make asymmetrical shaping for Diggory's dino body.
Move on to projects that have fun features with Martin Monkey and Brigit Bunny. See how to make them come to life by painting cute accents and adding pipe cleaners to their tails and ears.
Finish class by learning how to doll up Delilah's hair. Stacey will show you three different ways to add hair by sewing, embroidering and using fringe. Then, see how to customize it for color, texture and style.
Meet Stacey Trock and start by learning about kawaii amigurumi and how to choose the best yarn and tools for your projects. Then, get tips for working a magic ring, adding craft eyes and reading Japanese charts. Begin working your first project in spiral rounds to practice the basics of starting and stuffing.
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