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Practice the Reversible Color Change by Crocheting this nice Butterfly

Sometimes we find the difficulty of crocheting a flat piece that has successive color changes having the need that the transition between colors will be good on both sides, by the right and also by the reverse that will remain visible.

Color Changes

To achieve that the changes of color do not alter the reverse of our fabric keeping the same drawing as the right, what we do is crochet with the two threads, one main and another hidden, so that we can alternate between them without affecting the design.

Let’s see how to do it in our case:

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How to Hide the Color Changes in your Amigurumis

Do you have difficulties to changing colors in crochet?
Is there a gap in the fabric that disfigures it?

Amigurumis are crocheted in rounds being the most used way to make them the spiral technique.

That is, instead of closing each round independently, we continue crocheting the next one.

By this way, the stitches move to form the spiral, instead of remaining above the stitches of the previous round.

When we change color, when we crochet in continuous rounds in spiral, that displacement of the stitches causes a gap in the fabric, an unevenness that disfigures the design.

It is a detail that can make a difference.

Today I am going to teach you 2 tips so that, in a simple way, the color changes are linear and have no unevenness:

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Little Pig Amigurumi Pattern

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Estimated time: 5 h
  • Size: 6″ / 15 cm
  • Hook size: 2,50 mm
  • Recommended yarn: 100% Cotton

MATERIALS:

  • Yarn of different colors: pink, fuchsia, brick red, light brown, brown, white, black.
  • Thickness of the yarn: 3 – 4 mm
  • Hook according to the thickness of the yarn.
  • Yarn needle
  • Fiberfill

ABBREVIATIONS: 

  • sc: Single crochet.
  • inc: increase
  • dec: decrease
  • st: stitch
  • Fill the doll as you crochet

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How to Crochet a Magic Ring Step by Step (Beginner’s Guide)

 

The magic ring Is the stitch that allows us to begin crocheting in the round and therefore most of amigurumis.

It consists of forming a sliding circle that we will close after crocheting on it the beginning stitches of our fabric.

Being a basic element, it is also the first great difficulty with which you find yourself when starting to crochet the amigurumis, even becoming a cause of frustration and abandonment before you start.

There are different ways to make the magic ring, adjustable ring or magic circle.

Next I will show you mine and you can check with this simple step by step that it is not as difficult as you thought.

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Amigurumi Challenge: Little Animals Baby

Sueños Blanditos is 1 year old!

I am very happy to have my own website from 1 year now and be able to share all my work from this “home” that I hope you also consider yours.

Don´t think it has been a simple path. More than 5 years ago I started the adventure of designing amigurumi patterns, that’s why I have so many …

I started with a small blog and the truth is that I did not expect to get liked by anyone… I have never had too much confidence in myself. However, I was wrong and there were many who showed me.

Especially you, all of you. Those who follow me, those who buy, those who visit the web, crochet my patterns, send a photo, give me a “like” on the social networks or make a comment.

If it were not for your support, I would not have gotten that far.

That’s why I want to celebrate this first anniversary with a fun challenge so that we can all enjoy weaving these animal babies.

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Amigurumi Pattern – Little Lulu

Difficulty: High
Estimated time: 6 h
Size: 8’6″ / 22 cm
Crochet needle: 2,50 mm
Recommended yarn: 50% acrylic 50% cotton
Lulu Amigurumi Pattern

Materials:

  • Yarn of different colors: red, white, black, light brown, skin color.
  • Yarn thickness: 3.4 mm
  • Crochet needle suitable for the thickness of the yarn.
  • Yarn needle
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:

  • sc: Single crochet.
  • Inc: increase
  • Dec: decrease
  • St: stitch

Fill the doll as you crochet

View Basic Stitches tutorial

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What is the Best Yarn to Crochet Amigurumis?

Yarn is the raw material of our amigurumis and its choice is essential when we want to do a good job.

If you are following me, you will already know me and you will know that I always encourage you to experiment for yourselves and to find what you like most, what makes you feel happy and comfortable with what you do.

The choice of yarn depends on many factors, some of them personal, so I could not make a specific and unique recommendation for crocheting, but what I can do is help you make a decision showing the pros and cons that I found in my personal experience.

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Amigurumi Pattern – Jake and the NeverLand Pirates

Difficulty: Medium
Estimated time: 6 h
Size: 9,8″ / 25 cm
Crochet needle: 2,50 mm
Recommended yarn: 50% Acrylic 50% cotton

MATERIALS:

  • Yarn of different colors: skin color, blue, dark blue, brown, light brown, yellow, red, white, black.
  • Thickness of the yarn: 3 mm.
  • Hook according to the thickness of the yarn.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Fiberfill

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Inc: Increase
  • Dec: Decrease

Fill the doll with fiberfill as you crochet.

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Are there Holes in the Fabric? Try this…

A very common problem  that we have when crocheting amigurumis is that sometimes the stitches open and you see the filling inside, which is not very aesthetic.

This can happen for several reasons:

1.- Size of the needle:

It is possible that the needle is not the most suitable for the thickness of yarn that you use and crocheting with it, the stitches remain more separated than they should.

Try crocheting with a smaller needle.

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How to Crochet Ringlets for the Hair of your Amigurumis

Hello weaver!

Today I bring you a tutorial that will come great to you if you want to make ringlets for the hair of your amigurumis.

You may have already seen them in some of my patterns, as in the Unicorn Witch or the Christmas elf.

We can make the ringlets separately or on an crocheted base that will have already the shape and size that we need. Here, for example, I have crocheted an elongated piece that, once the ringlets are added, will become the manes of our unicorn witch.
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