Intro to Crochet Amigurumi

Intro to Crochet Amigurumi


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


$125 plus 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


Crochet Amigurumi April 16-June 11
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Mondays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dates: Apr 16, Apr 23, Apr 30, May 07, May 14, May 21, May 28, Jun 04, Jun 11