If you trust Wikipedia, amigurumi is a Japanese word meaning the art of crocheting small stuffed toys. This is a hobby of mine that has recently broken out into crocheted hats and jewelry, especially earrings because they’re small and quick to make. While amigurumist is probably not an actual word, I adore it. Don’t you?
You can find out more about my crafting origins at the CRAFTS page.
Here’s one of my favorite amigurumi — a teey snitch!
My first amigurumi was a….
If anyone likes to crochet, the gnome you see there is a lot like:
The pattern is way too clever to have been created by me so please abide by the requests of the pattern-maker should you feel inspired to create your own gnome charm.
Most of these amigurumi are based on the little fellas in the awesome hook book Creepy Cute Crochet.
I’ve also become quite fond of crocheting, ah, amigurumi weiners. You can find out more at http://www.crochetpeen.com