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Amigurumi safety eyes - I just published the third video in my series on amigurumi for beginners. This series is designed to help people interested in making crochet toys with very specific areas; ones where they typically need most support. In this video tutorial and post I discuss options for amigurumi safety eyes.
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Amigurumi for beginners is a series of posts and videos designed to help people interested in making crochet toys. In my latest video I review how to start most amigurumi pieces - making a magic ring, how to increase and how to secure the starting tail end.
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Crochet workshops - for those wanting to learn crochet, practice crocheting or learn new skills, there are so many options available for you right here in Hamilton, Ontario. In this post I outline some of the benefits of crocheting and all the different ways we can get together to crochet.
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This post brings together my crochet basics blog posts for beginners and my latest YouTube video which goes through a few of the things you need to learn and practice in order to start crocheting. It covers:

  • Working in the round: creating a magic circle to single crochet in
  • Working in the round: creating a magic circle to double crochet in
  • Flat work: how to make a slip knot
  • Flat work: how to work into a foundation chain
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This is the third post in a series about the crochet tools and supplies I recommend for beginners. The first post was about yarn and the second discussed hooks. This covers the smaller tools you need in order to successfully make your first crochet projects.
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