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Part 2 How to Design Your Own Amigurumi: Finding the YOU in Your Style

Read part 1 HERE.

Welcome to part 2 of my new design series! As promised last week, today’s subject is about how to find your own unique style. One that is different from everyone else’s.

I don’t know about you, but one of my greatest struggles was finding my own unique amigurumi style apart from everyone else’s. After all, no one likes a copycat, right?

Before we begin, let me just say this:

The truth is, we ALL have our own unique style whether we know it or not. Continue reading Part 2 How to Design Your Own Amigurumi: Finding the YOU in Your Style

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Part 1 How to Design Your Own Amigurumi: You Don’t Have to Design Your Own Patterns

Yup, you read that title right. You don’t have to design your own patterns.

I told you it might surprise you that the first article in my design series is about how you don’t have to design your own patterns, but I really feel like before we delve into how to design, we need to talk about why we design and if we should design. And also help you feel secure in what you can and can’t do.

 

I see people on social media frequently commenting on how they don’t know how people design and they could never do that. And I also see people replying to those comments and saying something like, “Oh, I’m sure you could! Everyone can design!” Continue reading Part 1 How to Design Your Own Amigurumi: You Don’t Have to Design Your Own Patterns

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How to Design Your Own Amigurumi – New Design Series

It’s 2018 and it’s time for a new series of articles. A new series of articles about designing!

There comes a point in every crocheters life when they decide that they want to start designing their own patterns.

The question is, how do you go about designing something of your own? Something unique and unlike any other designers pattern?

Actually, when I asked on Instagram what people’s questions and struggles were when it comes to designing, the number one question was, “How do I create something unique without copying someone else’s design?” Continue reading How to Design Your Own Amigurumi – New Design Series

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“How Long Does it Take You to Make That?” Solved, SPM, and Other Curious Crochet Questions

“How Long Does it Take You to Make That?” Solved, SPM, and Other Curious Crochet Questions

If you’re a crocheter and have ever crocheted around anyone, you know that there are certain questions that just end up being asked by the people watching you.

I took a poll on Instagram and found that the most-asked question is, “What are you knitting?”. Uh oh. If you’re reading this and you don’t crochet or knit, I must tell you right now that it makes crocheters pretty feisty when you ask them what they’re knitting when they are actually crocheting.

Even Batman gets a little upset . . . Continue reading “How Long Does it Take You to Make That?” Solved, SPM, and Other Curious Crochet Questions