Technique - Crochet
Now you can learn the Japanese art form of amigurumi! Amigurumi are simple knit or crocheted stuffed animals with large heads and sweet personalities. Instructor Michele Wilcox is known for her whimsical and heartwarming stuffed animal designs. In this class, beginner through experienced crocheters will learn dozens of Michele's tips and tricks for crocheting, stuffing, assembling and adding embroidered accents to amigurumi. You'll create four exclusive class projects -- Li'l Piggy, Frankie Frog, Daisy Duck and Mr. Fox. As an added bonus, Michele will also demonstrate how to crochet four interchangeable outfits for giving the animals a fun wardrobe!
In this class you'll learn:
If you enjoy crocheting stuffed animals, then you'll love expanding your crochet skills in this class!
- How to crochet 4 adorable amigurumi -- Li'l Piggy, Frankie Frog, Daisy Duck and Mr. Fox -- and their interchangeable outfits
- Basic crochet skills including working a foundation chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, plus basic increasing and decreasing
- How to stuff crocheted animals so they are huggable and durable
- How to insert safety eye
- Simple embroidery stitches for facial features and clothing accents
Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems.
Also Available as an Annie's Online Class
Video Length: 3 Hours 57 Minutes
Skill Level: Beginner