Category Archives: Tips and tricks

Finish your damn WIPs challenge !

Hey you ! Do you have crazy WIP piles? Do you feel guilty every time you start a new project thinking about all the one you “should be” finishing first? Does spring inspire you to declutter your home but you don’t know what to do with all those WIPs hidden all around the place? Do you need a bit of extra motivation? Well, this challenge might >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The difference between the V and the X shaped single crochet (yarn over and yarn under)

Looking at other crocheter’s amigurumis, you may have noticed that our stitches are not always looking the same. When I started crocheting 7 years ago, this drove me crazy ! Most of the time, single crochets were looking like little “v”s slotting one on top of the other just like mines did, but sometimes, I ran into amigurumis pictures where the single crochets were looking a lot more like littles “x”s perfectly stacked one onto >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

How to make your amigurumis and crocheted dolls poseable

How to make your amigurumis and crocheted dolls poseable with wire skeletons - tutorial on

I remember that day, whenI was still new to amigurumis, I was making a cute little doll from a pattern… I loved it, the instructions were very clear, it was turning out really good,… Until that single sentence in the assembling part : “If you’d like to make your doll poseable, you can add wire in the arms and legs [period]”. I turned the page over, looked for more explanations or pictures, then realized that the period was actually a full stop and that my little doll would sadly stay sluggish forever because I had no idea whatsoever how to do that.   >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>