Amigurumi Basics: Crochet Your First Amigurumi

Learn the beautiful and fun art of amigurumi in my new Skillshare class!

In this class you will learn the basic stitches and techniques for crochet and amigurumi and you will learn how to read written crochet patterns, all whilst crocheting a little amigurumi bird. At the end we will turn the little bird into a key chain so you can make a fun gifts for your friends and family.

By the end of this class you’ll be confident in your stitches and techniques and ready to tackle bigger and more complex projects.

This class is valuable for beginner crocheters and crocheters that need to refresh their techniques. No experience is required but being familiar with crochet will make the class easier to follow.

What you’ll learn

  • How to work in continuous rounds

  • How to work in rows

  • How to single crochet

  • How to half double crochet

  • How to double crochet

  • How to change colors and make horizontal stripes

  • How to finish off your work perfectly

  • How to assemble all the pieces

  • How to turn your amigurumi into a keychain

What you’ll need

  • 3.5mm hook

  • 2.5mm hook

  • Medium weight yarn (2 colors)

  • Light weight yarn

  • 6mm safety eyes (1 pair), felt or EVA foam

  • Stuffing

  • Embroidery needle

  • Sewing pins

  • Scissors

  • Optional: a key chain

Join me on this journey and get 30 days free on Skillshare.

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