Materials I Used – Chinese New Year Dog Pattern

Hey, all! It’s been over a month since I published my puppy dog pattern, but I’m trying to put a post together after each new pattern, listing the exact materials I used. That way, if you want to use what I used, you’ll know where to find it! First off, you can find Chet’s pattern HERE. I’ve loved seeing the adorable versions that others have come up with using this…

Continue Reading
Free Amigurumi Bumble Bee Pattern-Storyland Amis

Free Pattern: Burt the Baby Honey Bee

Hey, all! Valentine’s Day is coming up and I’ve decided to give my baby bee pattern a makeover and write it up for FREE here on my blog! I think these little bees look perfect paired with a bee pun Valentine’s Day card, so I’ve gone ahead and made up three different cards that you can download and print out below. Using yarn, tie your bee to the front of the…

Continue Reading
Storyland Amis-TurboTax Inspired Teddy Bear Amigurumi

TurboTax Inspired Teddy Bear

Hey, all! As most of you probably know, I don’t usually take custom orders unless they’re really special. I prefer to focus on developing new patterns and then selling those finished animals that I have as a result of testing my own patterns. But every once in awhile I’ll get a custom request that I just can’t refuse! A couple weeks ago I received one of those requests and I just…

Continue Reading

Materials I Used – Cuddle-Sized Bluebird Pattern

Hey, all! Oliver the Bluebird’s pattern is now available for purchase! It got finished a little early, which is always exciting! You can purchase his pattern HERE. I get asked a lot what the exact yarn and materials are that I use for my patterns, so I’ve gone ahead and listed the exact materials I used for Oliver and links to purchase them!   Yarn – For the blue, I…

Continue Reading

What I’m Working On

Hey, all! I recently put out a survey about my website asking for people’s feedback on how easy my website is to navigate and if there was anything that could be improved upon. I received mostly positive feedback which I was thankful for and few people had anything to complain about. I did really like some of the suggestions that ya’ll made, though! Would you like to hear some of my…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading
“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…

Continue Reading

2017 in Review – 11 Things That Made it Extra Special

Wow! I can’t believe that 2017 is almost over! It’s been an absolutely incredible year for Storyland Amis and I’m so thankful for where God has allowed me to take my business. I’m also extremely thankful to YOU for following along and always encouraging me! Every New Year’s Eve it’s always fun to take a moment to look back and see everything that has happened over the course of that…

Continue Reading

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Storyland Amis and all my little ami friends who have made appearances throughout the year! I pray that you all have a blessed and safe Christmas spent with family and loved ones. And may your New Year be happy and filled with lots of crocheting! (As I hope mine will be!) Oh, yes! Do you need some last minute greeting cards? You can download these FREE crochet inspired…

Continue Reading

Exslusive Fresh Stitches Tiger Design

Hey, ya’ll! I recently had the great honor of being able to design an exclusive pattern for Stacey Trock’s Ami Club for the month of December! When Stacey first contacted me about it, I wasn’t at all sure what I wanted to design. For some reason, a tiger or a raccoon kept popping into my mind so I suggested them both. Stacey had just recently designed a raccoon, so I settled…

Continue Reading