It’s been eight months since I started crocheting amigurumi. I’m having a lot of fun with it, particularly as it still allows me to engage in other things I also enjoy, like science fiction, fantasy, gaming, and so on. So far I’ve completed about a dozen projects and have progressed fairly well with my skills (though I still have lots to learn!). While reflecting on how far I’ve come, I realized there are things I’ve learned along the way that would have been helpful to know up front. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, so, without further ado, here are ten beginner crochet tips I wish amigurumi tutorials had taught me!
In May I was working on crocheting the second test for my Pod Palls doll. Beta 2.0 was going to be more detailed, potentially able to stand on its own, and would have been a bit larger than Beta 1.0. In the end I scrapped that test as it was taking too long and I was getting frustrated over trying to work in the extra details. Possibly I’ll give it another go in the future. Instead, I decided to move on to doing my first official Pod Pal, for Mynxee!
I love nature and am a proud Canadian, born and raised in Calgary. Cyan is my favorite color. Steak, nachos, and jumbo sour keys FTW. I enjoy gaming, writing, and photography. Plus drawing and coding websites. Editing? Camping? Fishing? Reading? Crochet? Aquariums? Yes, those too. I probably have too many hobbies.
PhotostreamsCave and Basin Mollies
Worth A Look
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Finished a sekrit #crochet thing! Right index and right thumb about to drop off but it was worth it for the adorbs! Will reveal soonish™.
Dusted off my Cintiq for the first time in about five years... This is what came out: new ardrakin male concept. No… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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- A Pod Pal for EVE Down Under 15 June 2017
- I Want to Crochet a Prorator 9 June 2017
- Quietly EVE-ing 21 May 2017
- On the Radar 2 February 2017
- A Big Thank You – Pod Pal Auction 30 January 2017
- Pod Pal Auction! 23 January 2017
- Revisiting Sec Status 8 January 2017
- Pod Pals Info Page 30 October 2016
- Scouting for Cute: Pod Pal Mynxee 14 August 2016
- A Different Look 23 May 2016