Crocheting and finishing flat details

Just like the rest of your toy, the flat pieces start with a magic ring and are crocheted in spiral. Except, after you finish them, you push them flat and don't add any stuffing.

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Sewing a flat piece to a closed piece

How to sew flat pieces to closed pieces, depending on whether you want them to stand up or lay flat against the closed piece.

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Start crocheting an oval piece with a chain

In this tutorial I will show how to use a chain as a base for an oval piece by crocheting the first row around the starting chain.

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Leaving holes for safety eyes

If you are using tougher yarns like cotton, linen or hemp or plan to use over-sized eyes, it may be worth to think ahead and leave little holes in the fabric for your eyes, nose or joints.

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Attaching jointed limbs

In this post I will show three different ways to attach the limbs to make them movable.

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Joining rounds for perfect stripes

Because amigurumi is crocheted in spiral, the end and the beginning of a round do not line up. Which means if you change yarn, there will be a visible step.

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One pattern, different yarns

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.

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Crocheting with fuzzy yarn

A few tips for choosing and crocheting with fuzzy eyelash yarn.

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