Intermediate | 1 hour 4 min
Crochet an adorable turtle with Amigurumi designer Vincent Green-Hite of Knot Bad. Amigurumi is the Japanese artform of making crocheted or knitted dolls, and Vincent teaches you how simple stitches and shapes can come together to create a more complex-looking project. You'll learn how to make a magic ring, work the single crochet stitch, increase, and invisible decrease. Plus, you'll get all of Vincent's tips for sewing a toy together and stuffing it smoothly. After embroidering the finishing touches like eyelashes, blush, and a big smile, you'll be able to shellebrate with your new turtle friend.Learn how to:
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Worsted weight yarn in Burnt Beige, White, Light Beige, Green, Pink, Black (Vincent uses Big Twist Value Worsted Yarn)
- 4mm crochet hook
- Darning needle
- Poly-fil stuffing
- Two 12mm safety eyes
- Straight pins
- Stitch markers (optional)
- Crochet a cute turtle
- Crochet in the round to create a 3D shape
- Make a magic ring
- Work single crochet stitch
- Invisble decrease
- Work in front loops only
- Sew a toy together
- Add decorative embroidery
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13 users recommended this class to a friend
Great instructional video. It took me 2 days as a beginner but I feel like my turtle looks great. I’m sure an expert crocheter would see any mistakes, but to my newbie eye, I think it’s adorable!
3 days ago
Mary Ella Pennington
Great class, lots of Fun and so cute. I'm still working on pieces.. but can't wait to put it all together....
6 days ago
Love the process and the final product. I'm a beginner and the instructions are so clear that I made an adorable turtle. Now I have to make more!