How to add toy stuffing to amigurumi. 3 steps and useful tips!

By |2022-02-17T16:16:08+01:0024/01/2022|Categories: Amigurumi, SOSCrochet|Tags: , |

Adding stuff to an amigurumi is a simple step, but it can be crucial for a good looking result! In this post I want to share everything I have learned over the years about how to stuff an amigurumi: what kind of toy stuffing to use how to insert the [...]

How to mark the rounds in crochet using a tail of yarn

By |2020-09-06T14:08:22+02:0006/09/2020|Categories: Crochet, SOSCrochet|Tags: , |

Mark the rounds in a crochet work is useful to avoid mistakes, to keep track of work done and see how it’s growing. It also makes it easy to count the rounds! Safety pins, stitch markers, paper clips, bobby pins… anything can work. But using a tail of contrasting color [...]

How to crochet an oval shape: working into both sides of the foundation chain

By |2020-09-05T14:46:11+02:0005/09/2020|Categories: Crochet, SOSCrochet|Tags: , |

Crochet oval shapes are used for amigurumi, to make the base of some bags, soles of baby shoes and wool slippers. Most amigurumi patterns start with a magic ring that allows you to make a round shape that widens round after round. Another very common crochet shape is the oval! [...]

Differences between US and UK crochet terminology and abbreviations

By |2019-04-30T09:02:51+02:0005/04/2017|Categories: Crochet, Free patterns, SOSCrochet|Tags: |

How to deal with a crochet pattern in UK terms or US terms, the correspondence between the different abbreviations and a little bit of Italian crochet terms. In this post there aren't new funny animals or stuffed dolls - if you appreciate them you can not miss the second Easter [...]

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