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Crochet: what's next? #1: Owl Inspirations

Next on my list for an amigurumi creation is an owl, so off to google I went to find some patterns that caught my attention. [Image]https://www.tejiendoperu.com/amigurumi/b%C3%BAhos-coraz%C3%B3n/ With Valentine's coming up, these guys definitely ...

Crochet: what's next? #2: Moose Inspirations

Being a Canadian, I just have to add a moose to my amigirumi collection! Now, to find the right pattern ... It might be this one: [Image] Marty the Moose, by the "left-handed crocheter". Pretty adorable! But then... these guys: hmmm his/he...

The Learning Curve #2: Amigurumi SCULPTING FACES

My journey into amigurumi has been fun and challenging. One of my biggest challenges is creating a face that looks good. I am NOT a perfectionist and "good enough" is good enough ... but when the face lets down the entire project, well, somethin...

The Learning Curve #9: Amigurumi HAIR

I'm in the process of making a doll and the goal was to make a face that didn't let down the entire project. I'm pleased with the result.   [faces.PNG] The patting on the back didn't last long, however, because, now, it needs some hair! I don't ...

Lola The Doll #1: Dola: The Beginning

I didn't start out wanting to make a doll. My goal was just to dip my toe into sculpting a face for amigurumi creations. With this in mind, I began by just making a doll head. From past experience, I knew that a basic head is a ball with some in...

Lola The Doll #4: The Hair

and here we are ... needing hair. I do not enjoy doing hair. Sigh... but it must be done. Checking my mindset for this part:  “"Adding hair is just like adding an arm or a leg...  it is crocheting one stitch at a time or one strand of hair at a...

Lola The Doll #2: Dola: The Body

With the doll face sitting there, staring at me, it was time to make a body. The pattern that I based the head on also had directions for a body but with the google translation, I decided not to use it. Instead, I went back to the pattern that ...

Lola The Doll #3: Arms

Head √ Legs √ Body √ Dola needs arms!  For the arms, I adapted the pattern for the Moose, making them more "doll" arms - with thumbs. Yes, basically, that's all I did. I added thumbs.  I don't have a lot of pattern details but here we go: (Skin...

Nanuk: Amigurumi Bear #3: Finishing Up

Nanuk is coming to life .. √ body √ head √ nose √ eyes Next: arms, ears, and a scarf for an added touch. ARMS (2, of course) > magic ring: 6 > inc, inc, inc, inc, 2 sc= 10 >, 8 sc, dec = 9 (we now have a paw) > 2 sc, dec, 2 sc, dec, 1 sc > sc...

Nanuk: Amigurumi Bear #2: Body

Before we begin with the body, let's make the muzzle.  Why do we want to start here? Because, when we are making the face, we will want to add the nose/muzzle before adding the eyes. To do this, we are going to need yarn that is the same colour as...