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Amigurumi cat mother and her kittens (free amigurumi pattern)
Who can resist a super cute amigurumi cat ? Especially if it comes with little kittens ? If you love cats , crocheting and adorable playsets you will love this brilliant free little cat amigurumi pattern by Eva's doll shop! How cute is it? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi cat family. This super cute crocheted cat and her little kittens are easy-to-create and perfect to start with if you’re a beginner in amigurumi ! This super cute amigurumi cat family can be crocheted as a lovely gift for your kids or grandkids.
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Sleeping amigurumi sheep (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet it as a lovely handmade Easter gift for your friends or family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi sheep from two skein of yarns by following Olga Lukoshkina 's free crochet pattern at Amigurumi Space. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi sheep from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Small winking amigurumi owl - free crochet owl pattern
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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Amigurumi Pokémons: Stufful (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi Pokémon: Stufful by following along Tarturumies's nice free amigurumi pattern ! This super adorable amigurumi Pokémon Stufful is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi Pokémon Stufful bigger ( for an absolutely giant Pokémon Stufful ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. I t will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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Little crochet blue bird - free amigurumi patterb
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this lovely little amigurumi blue bird which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find the amigurumi blue bird pattern for free ! This amigurumi blue bird is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the blue bird easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi . This crocheted blue bird doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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DIY Mobile race gaming steering wheel from cardboard
Do you love mobile racing games ? You will love this brilliant frugal recycling craft idea ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a racing steering wheel form simple cardboard boxes ! This homemade gaming steering wheel work perfectly with every types of mobile phones and ( car ) racing games ! You can make a stand for the cardboard box steering wheel or just use the wheel itself, it will grant you hours of fun! ( You can watch >> here << a few brilliant upgrades to this cardboard gaming steering wheel , which will make your gameplay more flawless )
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Cute little amigurumi elephant in dress - free amigurumi pattern
In this free crochet tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this adorable miniature amigurumi elephant girl in a super cute crochet dress! (And also you can find here a super cute boy elephant version!) This sweet amigurumi elephant is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids.  At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute miniature crochet elephant and her dress accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this elephant  is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Amigurumi fox in striped sweater (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)d
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute fox ! Who can resist him? By following along Amigurumi Space' and Olga Askarova's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet fox in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi fox for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Soft amigurumi Easter bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bunny with an Easter egg ! Who can resist this cute little bunny with an Easter egg face? By following along Alena Zaitseva's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys you can create this super cute crochet bunny with an Easter egg in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bunny with an Easter egg for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Kawaii bee amigurumi pattern - free crochet pattern
The little amigurumi bee is quite simple to make, so here is a free pattern for you by Móhu! These amigurumi bees are so incredibly adorable! They are such a quick and fun crochet project, perfect for beginners!  In addition to being pencil toppers, they would also be adorable keychains! We hope you’ll try making some amigurumi bees for yourself - it will be a fun crochet project, particularly for the spring!  If you’ve always wanted to try crocheting amigurumi, this is a fun project!  There are no limbs you need to attach, and the increases and decreases are very basic with no complex shaping!  Follow this nice detailed free amigurumi pattern and tutorial and create a few super cute kawaii amigurumi bumblebees!
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Little amigurumi unicorn (free crochet pattern)
Look at this pretty little miniature crochet unicorn ! Isn't it adorable? We love handmade amigurumi toys so much, because they have lots of personality and of course because they are all made with love! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy by Amiguroom and Olga Askarova should be easy-peasy to crochet and it can be a perfect little gift for both kids and grownups! This super cute miniature crochet unicorn can be used as a lovely keychain or bag charm. Pattern designer: Olga Askarova
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Spooky Hallowen pinata mummies with tp tube
One of our favorite things about Halloween is using recycled materials for decorations and gifts! This time she will show you how to take something you throw away almost every day and turn it into a super fun DIY Halloween mummy pinata! This quick and adorable mummy pinata is not just only a super inexpensive and great way to recycle some junk but it's also a super fun Halloween party favor! If you make some of these toilet paper roll mummy pinatas the fun will be granted in your Halloween party for kids and adults as well!
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DIY Folding cardboard box doll house - upcycling craft
Making a cardboard doll house for your kids is a fun craft idea, but it will be much better if it's foldable to be able to save a little storage space . You can easily adapt this great cardboard doll house idea to create a large cardboard box playhouse for your kids and their friends to play with. The problem with basic cardboard box doll or playhouses is that they take up a lot of space and in the end they will end up in the trash for being a nuisance. But if you make them foldable this won't be a problem anymore! (To watch the video tutorial click on the "original language" link, and for written instructions / cardboard box dollhouse pattern go for the translated one!)
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Little amigurumi lamb lovey - free crochet pattern
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi lamb baby lovey by Sewrella is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby sheep blankey is just so adorable? When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi lamb baby blanket & crochet tutorial visit sewrella.com:
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Little crochet snowman (free amigurumi pattern)
Let us present you this super adorable little amigurumi snowman a lovely creation of Dendennis! This free amigurumi snowman pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations, or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree. OR this year make a little snowman amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi snowmen ready in no time!
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DIY Adorable reversible plush toy (owl & penguin)
This adorable reversible owl & penguin plush is a relatively easy to make sock plushie but all sock plushies take a bit of practice to make. If this is your first time sewing sock plush , then you can simply create a non- reversible owl or penguin. That's super easy to make and you can watch Maqaroon's other videos on how to seal the base. If you have a bit more experience with plushies then feel free to get creative. You can even add small ears to create different animals! The plushie will drop some bits of fluff at the beginning because there are lots of "raw" fabric edges. However after you play with it for a while these will go away.
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Crochet Grinch Christmas tree ornament (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a Grinch lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet Grinch Christmas tree ornament! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill Grinch fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) Grinch Christmas tree ornament  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids. In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi Grinch Christmas tree ornament pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted ornament with interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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Big purple crochet bunny (amigurumi bunny) - free crochet pattern
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi bunny ! Layla the big purple crochet bunny is made up of 8 crocheted components that are worked in a spiral fashion ( not joined after each round ) . The pattern recommends using the magic ring to begin each component. If you are unfamiliar with this technique, check out BHookedCrochet's free magic ring tutorial as well! This cuddly crochet bunny is a great amigurumi pattern to work on, because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful!
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Adorable little amigurumi unicorn ( free crochet pattern )
Look at this pretty little miniature crochet unicorn ! Isn't it adorable? We love handmade amigurumi toys so much, because they have lots of personality and of course because they are all made with love! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy by Amiguroom and Petit Cutie should be easy-peasy to crochet and it can be a perfect little gift for both kids and grownups! This super cute miniature crochet unicorn can be used as a lovely keychain or bag charm. Pattern designer: Petit Cutie
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DIY play kitchen for kids with cardboard boxes
Do you have a few empty cardboard boxes in your garage? Don't throw them out! Luckily, a whole new life awaits them as an adorable play kitchen for kids! This darling cardboard kitchen gives a second life to those old cardboard boxes ! This cardboard box upcycling project is not just a super way to save money but its also a brilliant way to create a unique and fun toy for your kids. You can add to this toy kitchen any extra decorations or utensils that you want from cardboard or simple household " trash " , and of course you can create other play sets with this fun cardboard box recycling idea ( imagine a play garden shed, a work station with tools, or a car repair station! )
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Amigurumi bunny in bow tie (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bunny in bow tie pattern by Marina Dzubenko at Amiguroom Toys! Like most of the people you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is, until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little bunny in bow tie. So grab a skein of soft yarn , make this lovely amigurumi bunny in bow tie today, and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Fluffy amigurumi bears (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love fluffy bears ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bear ! All About Ami designed this lovely amigurumi bear , just for you. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bear now!
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Adorable amigurumi bear with bow tie (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a bear lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: an amigurumi bear ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bear as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Dasha Korotkova will thrill bear fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bear can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bear is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At AmiguroomToys you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bear pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi bear , they will look fun and cuddly in any form! With a little modification in the yarn size, you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi bear family
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Funny inflatable bunny toy from a rubber glove - Easter craft for kids
These fun rubber glove bunnies are so much better than ordinary puppets. First they are super easy to make ( you can create one with the kids literally in seconds ) Second, it's sooooo fun to use! This fun rubber bunny glove puppet craft grants hours of fun for the kids and the whole family! watch this nice video tutorial by and learn how to make your own inflatable Easter bunny puppet from a single rubber glove and a plastic cup!
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Pom pom ice cream garland
We love pom pom crafts! It’s easy and everyone can choose their favorite colors! With pieces of an egg carton she will turn the pom poms into to ice creams, and the ice creams into a garland ! Festive, don’t you think? It's a super easy and cheap  kids summer craft idea (and also perfect for repurposing some paper junk). You just need a little leftover yarn, scissors, egg cartons, acrylic paint and a brush. These cute pom pom ice creams are perfect decorations in any summer (kids') party or the kids can use them as fun toys in the boring summer days.
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Soft amigurumi bunny (Free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns for Easter ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bunny ! Olga Lukyanova designed this lovely amigurumi bunny. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bunny now!
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DIY Tire seats - garden decor from tires
Got some old tires hanging around? Upcycle them to make these simple yet fun garden seats ! Gather up old tires , paint them, put ropes on them and voila: a cool outdoor seating ! This DIY tire seat by Cottage LIfe is an easy trick to make best out of waste. You can stack your tire chairs to make the taller or use them individually.
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Amigurumi cheeseburger keychain (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this fun amigurumi cheeseburger keychain pattern by Hello Yellow Yarn ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed toys and accessories using yarns , just like this lovely little cheeseburger keychain. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this fun amigurumi cheeseburger keychain today and create a darling new keychain for your loved one.
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Colorful and easy amigurumi bear (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bear ! Who can resist this cute little bear face? By following along @marinka.toys's free amigurumi pattern you can create this super cute crochet bear in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bear for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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