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Learn Amigurumi: The Adorable Art of Knitting and Crocheting Small Creatures

Where to Learn Amigurumi

What is Amigurmi?

Photo: Kawaii Amigurumi Crochet: Adorable Animals & Friends

The online learning site Bluprint has a couple of classes that will teach you the basics of the craft as well as demonstrate how to design your own creature.

With their unlimited membership, try these classes:

YouTube also has tutorials available, and many of the free videos break down the process into simple steps.

Studio Crafti, for instance, shares how to make a standard head and body shape.

Chisette Designs demonstrates the best way to connect your amigurumi pieces.


Amigurumi Patterns to Try Today

Ready to start crocheting your cute doll? Here are some of our favorite amigurumi patterns, kits, and dolls available now!


André The Anteater Pattern


Pikachu Pattern

What is Amigurumi?

Aradiya Toys | $4.99


Master Yoda and R2D2 Pattern


Happy Veggies Toys


Ollie the Soth Pattern


Carlotta the Fawn Pattern


Marla the Unicorn Pattern


Budgie Pattern


Crochet Bunnies


Flying Saucer Kit

What is Amigurumi?

Lalyla Supplies | $46.04+


Pedro the Donkey Pattern


Sheep Pattern


Oh My Llama Pattern


Crochet Kitty Pattern

Amigurumi Crochet

Ami Amore | $4.25


Percy the Squid Pattern


Horace the Stegosaurus Pattern


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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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