Crochet Discussion


What is Amigurumi?

Amigurumi crochet bunny by Iradumi If you have spent any time in the world of crochet then there’s a good chance that you have heard the term “amigurumi”. Browsing through amigurumi crochet patterns, you might get a sense of what this niche of the craft is, but you may not know for sure. That is because some people have a really strict definition of amigurumi and others use it more broadly. Basically, though, amigurumi is when you make a small stuffed crochet item, typically worked only in single crochet stitches. Amigurumi Crochet Dolls The most common type of amigurumi is crochet dolls. These are small dolls that are made using single crochet stitches, typically worked in spirals (rather than joined in the round) and made using lightweight or worsted weight yarn with relatively small crochet hooks. The idea is that you create a tightly joined spiral with no gaps because…

Crochet Interview with Erna from Eyes of a Child Blog

I am happy to bring you an interview today with Erna who blogs at Eyes of a Child, a beautiful blog inspired by the creativity and curiosity of how children see the world. She is a crafter who loves to crochet and has seen the benefits of the craft. She is also a photographer who shares beautiful images of her work. In this interview, we learn about her history with the craft and get a few photo tips for crafters.