Stacey Trock
Craftsy Instructor

Minneapolis, MN

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Stacey Trock lives her fantasy life designing cute and cuddly amigurumi (aka crochet stuffed animals). She offers patterns and tutorials at her website,,. A featured Craftsy Workshop designer, Stacey has also written a couple of crochet books (Crocheted Softies and Cuddly Crochet). A passionate crafter and advocate for self-sufficient living, Stacey and her husband live in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she spins wool, makes ... Read Full Bio »

Stacey's Craftsy Classes

Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster

When you think of "cute," you probably think of puppies, kittens or bunnies. We think of amigurumi monsters! In this class, you'll learn every step of the process to design and crochet your own cuddly, super-adorable amigurumi creature.  Use a range of different shapes, including circles, cylinders and spheres, to create various monster parts, like heads, arms and legs. Combine these parts in numerous ways to create truly unique monsters. The secret to success is smart planning and good design — you'll learn both in this class. Also included are eight monster patterns designed by Stacey. Make them just as she does, or customize them to make your own!


Amigurumi: Woodland Animals

Melting hearts and lifting spirits, four adorable forest creatures are simple and stress-free to make when you take Stacey Trock's new Craftsy class, Amigurumi Woodland Animals! Crocheted toys in the Japanese style are all the rage, and Stacey specializes in them, as a pattern designer, author and guiding light behind the FreshStitches blog. In this class, Stacey shares her best tips for choosing yarns and hooks, marking and counting stitches, stuffing, assembling, and finishing with child-safe details. Even a rookie crocheter will enjoy this class, while experienced crocheters will love the four included patterns - a sturdy bear, winsome deer, mischievous raccoon and beautiful bluebird.


Stacey's Craftsy Workshops

Roosevelt the Monster

$7.99  $15.99  

Nelson the Owl

$7.99  $15.99  

Crochet Sampler Cowl

$7.99  $15.99  

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Stacey's Patterns

Snowman Adventure


A Doll Like Me! e-book


Mike the Leprechaun

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Stacey's Projects

Rainbow Crocodile
Easy Crochet Flower
Tiny turkey 2
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