Meet Nelson - an Amigurumi Owl! Amigurumi is just a fancy name for crocheted (irresistible and adorable) stuffed animals. And if you can single crochet, then you can make a stuffed animal...they're not too difficult!
In this Workshop, I'll walk you step-by-step through making this delightful owl (mine's named Owl, but you can call yours whatever you'd like). If you have not yet tried amigurumi, you'll learn all of the skills you need to make almost any amigurumi that you lay your eyes on! Crochet with me and I'll show you how to work in the round, tips for counting, how to attach pieces, some tips for stuffing, and more.
My workshop owl is made with worsted-weight yarn, but I encourage you to be creative! This pattern doesn't call for a specific gauge; as long as you use a crochet hook that suits your yarn, you can use any weight yarn you'd like. Talk about a great way to use leftover yarn.
I hope you'll join me in learning the tips and techniques for making awesome amigurumi. One warning though: once you start, you may not want to stop!
FINISHED DIMENSIONS: 7.5 inches tall
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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, FreshStitches.com,. 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 soap, quilts, bakes bread, makes tofu and preserves, and designs knitting patterns and the occasional non-stuffed-animal crochet pattern.
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