How to Do The Russian Join & Weave in Less Ends

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Getting near the end of your yarn and all you can think about is how you’re going to have to weave in yet ANOTHER end? Friend, I’m right there with you. Sometimes, when I’m working on a larger project, I will do whatever it … Read more

Improve Your Amigurumi Crochet Projects With This One Small Thing

This post may contain affiliate links. I’m working up a draft of an amigurumi pattern while I wait for the yarn I want to use to arrive and I thought I’d share a bit of my process and share some of my favourite tips to help improve your amigurumi crochet projects. What if I told … Read more

How to Finish Off Amigurumi Using the Ultimate Finish

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. When crocheting amigurumi projects, there are a number of techniques that can be utilized to get get a better-looking finish. Sometimes designers will include instructions for some of these techniques in their patterns and sometimes, they’ll expect you to already know them. Today I … Read more

How to Crochet the Thicket Stitch

This post may contain affiliate links. Today I want to show you one of my absolute favourite crochet stitches: the Thicket Stitch. Now, the Thicket Stitch often gets passed over because it is considered a beginner’s crochet stitch because it’s a simple one row repeat. But I love this stitch for it’s wonderful texture, versatility … Read more

Picot Single Crochet & Granule Stitch Tutorial

If you can do the single crochet stitch and do a chain, then you can do the Picot Single Crochet Stitch. Picot Single Crochet Stitch is a variation of the single crochet stitch that creates a beautifully textured fabric that looks like tiny bobbles. Included in this tutorial are both a photo and video tutorial … Read more

How to Use Poly Pellets in Amigurumi

This post may contain affiliate links Ever wanted to give your amigurumi projects a bit of added weight? Struggling to get your project to stand up on it’s own? The solution is simple: try making a weighted base with Poly Pellets! Poly Pellets are small pellets made of plastic that can be used to add … Read more

How to do an Invisible Decrease

This post may contain affiliate links. If you like to crochet amigurumi, you may have noticed (and dislike) the little bump that is formed when you’re working your single crochet decrease stitches in your projects. The standard way of executing a single crochet decrease stitch often leaves a gap or a bump on your project … Read more

How to Crochet a Magic Circle Tutorial

This post may contain affiliate links This step-by-step tutorial will help you learn how to crochet a magic circle – often referred to as a magic ring or adjustable circle/ring. The magic circle/magic ring is a really handy technique to know if you’re a fan of amigurumi projects. The magic circle is an alternative to … Read more

How to do the Double Crochet Stitch

This post may contain affiliate links. The double crochet stitch is a simple, versatile stitch that is one of the most commonly used stitches in crochet. In terms of height, this stitch is taller than both a single crochet and half double crochet stitch but shorter than the treble (triple) crochet stitch. This tutorial will … Read more

Tips for Crocheting with Faux Fur Yarn

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. When I released my pattern for my amigurumi Koala: Kaya Koala, I kept hearing the same questions over and over:  “Is it hard to work with that yarn?”, “I’ve had troubles working with fur yarn in the past, any tips?”,  “How do you keep … Read more