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Creativebug Crafting Together: Crochet an Amigurumi

Creativebug Crafting Together: Crochet an Amigurumi

Join us for a special, hour-long live virtual event with Vincent Green-Hite of Knot Bad & Twinkie Chan. Register here.

Crochet designer Vincent Green-Hite of Knot Bad teaches you the foundations of making a three dimensional doll, which is a Japanese artform called amigurumi. Learn the the magic ring, how to work in the round, how to increase and decrease stitches to form shapes, how to change yarn colors, and how to properly stuff a crocheted toy. With just a basic single crochet stitch and all the skills you'll practice in this class, you'll have the freedom create a whole world of happy amigurumi characters.

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Learn how to:

  • Crochet in the round to create a 3D shape
  • Make a magic ring
  • Work single crochet stitch
  • Increase
  • Invisble decrease
  • Work in front loops only
  • Sew a toy together
  • Add decorative embroidery

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Worsted weight yarn
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Poly-fil stuffing
  • 12mm safety eyes
  • Straight pins
  • Stitch markers (optional)

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1:00pm - 2:00pm
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