Day 9: Amigurumi
Today’s post is for those of you who know how to crochet: if you haven’t tried amirugumi, you should!
I know, amigu…wha? Confession: I almost always have to ask Ian what it’s called, because I just don’t have room in my brain to store that word.
Amigurumi is the Japanese name for cute little crocheted or knitted creatures, animals and dolls, like this little owl:
So cute, right? And guess what: SO easy. Most amigurumi patterns predominantly use the single crochet stitch, and come together super fast! They make great Christmas gifts or additions to gifts – like these little guys I paired with some Frog & Toad books:
I’m not going to go into great detail on these, but here are some of my favorite amirugumi books (I just check them out from the library):
And this Free Amigurumi Patterns blog has some great stuff too!
There are tons of books and websites out there, those are just a few that I have used.
I really recommend giving it a try – they really make fun gifts!
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