Crochet an Amigurumi Turtle
Intermediate | 1 hour 4 min
Crochet an Amigurumi Turtle
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.
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
  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Poly-fil stuffing
  • Two 12mm safety eyes
  • Straight pins
  • Stitch markers (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Crochet a cute turtle
  • Crochet in the round to create a 3D shape
  • Make a magic ring
  • Work single crochet stitch
  • Increase
  • Invisble decrease
  • Work in front loops only
  • Sew a toy together
  • Add decorative embroidery
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Class Reviews
13 users recommended this class to a friend
Cole Mann
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!
March 22
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....
March 19
Sally Ellen
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!
March 14, 2023