Embroidering laces on your crocheted boots is such a great and easy way to add a little detail and make them look more realistic. It's not difficult to do at all, but it can be a bit tricky to get a nice symmetrical result on your first try. Here's how I like to do it: 1. Before you reach for the needle, you may want to use small sewing pins to map out where the stitches will go, this way you can be sure things won't start to get crooked midway through. 2. Cut a length of yarn and thread it onto...
In today's video we will go back to basics and I will show you how to do the basic crochet stitches, what they look like and talk a little about the differences in crochet terms in the US and UK.
If you are already an expert toy maker, you have probably heard about all these tips before (and most likely are using them as well). But for anyone new in the world of amigurumi, I thought I would put together a little list with techniques I found really improved the look of my toys.
Little amigurumi creatures make such cute keychains or bag charms and are great gifts, appreciated by children and adults alike. In today's post I will share a couple of my favorite patterns, what materials I like to use and how I attach the clasp and keyring.
One great thing about crocheting toys is that the exact size is rarely important, which gives you the opportunity to experiment with all kinds of different yarns.