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Use of Chains and Stitches in Amigurumi

This time I will talk about the different uses that we can give to the chains and single crochets depending on where we use them and how we crochet on them.

We will see:

  • Initial Chain
  • Separation chain
  • Crochet all around the piece with single crochets
  • Complete the piece by taking only one free loop

Are practices that you can find frequently in my amigurumi patterns, so it is possible that you are familiar with them

If you are starting, I recommend you that first learn the basic stitches to crochet amigurumis.

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Basic Stitches to Crochet Amigurumis

Let’s start learning the basic stitches we must crochet to give life to our amigurumis:


It is the basic stitch par excellence and give rise to many of our creations.

It consists of forming a slipknot that, as its name indicates, “we will chain” several times until we achieve the length that we are interested in obtaining.

In my amigurumi patterns you can find it to start the fabric in straight, or form various elements such as thick eyebrows, hair strands, horns, etc.

In this video you can see how it’s done:

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