Intro to Crochet Amigurumi

Intro to Crochet Amigurumi

Instructor:

Melissa Caines

Class Description:

      

Explore the world of amigurumi, the Japanese art of crocheted stuffed animals.  Using the single crochet stitch, we will work through all the steps to crochet Fibi the FoxRoco the Raccoon, or Kira the Kangaroo; fun and adorable patterns that will get you hooked!

Once completed, you’ll have the skills needed to create your own cute little amigurumi world.

Students should have basic crochet skills or have completed Beginner Crochet.

Techniques covered include:

Crochet in the round using the magic loop

Adding a new colour

Increases and Decreases

Assembling and finishing techniques

Cost:

$125 plus materials

Materials:

2 or 2.5 mm hook (or size needed for gauge)

Quince Willett in 3 colours for Fox or Kangaroo and 4 colours for the Raccoon

Wool roving for stuffing 

Stitch markers, darning needle

Copy of Fibi the FoxKira the Kangaroo or Roco the Raccoon

Sessions:

Crochet Amigurumi Jan. 9-Feb. 20
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Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Jan 09, Jan 16, Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 06, Feb 13, Feb 20

Crochet Amigurumi Mar. 27- May 15
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Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Mar 27, Apr 03, Apr 10, Apr 17, Apr 24, May 01, May 08, May 15