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Soft amigurumi mouse doll (free amigurumi pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial by Mirrabio at Amigurumi Space, you can learn how to crochet this adorable mouse doll in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi mouse doll is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi mouse doll is a wonderful seasonal decoration or a soft toy for kids. This amigurumi mouse doll is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create its eyes with embroidery. At Amigurumi Space you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute mouse doll accompanied with a nice, detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a fairly easy one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this lovely little mouse doll is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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DIY Fabric snowflake fairy (or snowflake angel) ornament
We need to admit that: we LOVE Luisa Antonioli's lovely little fabric ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little snowman fairy ( or snowman angel ) ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas fairies as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These snowflake fairies are incredibly easy to make , so gather the materials and let's get crafting:
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Little felt wooden bead elf - DIY Christmas tree ornament
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Luisa Antonioli are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt elves are incredibly easy to make.
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Amigurumi doll in fox costume (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi doll toy with following along Svetlana Bolotova's nice free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys! This super adorable amigurumi doll 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 doll bigger ( for an absolutely giant doll ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi doll 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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Amigurumi baby octopus ( free crochet pattern )
This wonderful Hungarian blog encourages crocheters to make little octopuses for premature babies. Someone may be surprised to hear it, but research shows that the arms of the crocheted octopuses remind the little babies of the umbilical cord in their mommies’ bellies and make them feel safer. Here you can find a free Hungarian version of crocheted preemie octopus pattern by Éva which actually is an easy, one day project. Give something back to the society and make a few octopuses for these little babies , who have been born prematurely and encourage other crocheters to do the same!
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DIY Crochet puzzle baby ball - free crochet pattern
Let us introduce you Eva ( from Eva's doll shop ) and her super fun free crochet puzzle baby ball pattern! We can hype it up and tell you that your kids will have endless hours of fun playing with this puzzle ball , but the truth is that maybe you will have a lot more fun with this puzzle ball than your kids do ( although they love it ) . Besides of a fun crochet adventure this puzzle ball is also entertaining when you watch people as they try to assemble it. Of course it only takes them a little while to figure it out, because it IS pretty simple. But doesn’t it look cute? get the free pattern and let's get crocheting!
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Amigurumi donut mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi donut mouse toy with following along Paint It Colorful's nice free amigurumi pattern ! This super adorable amigurumi donut mouse is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi donut mouse 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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Amigurumi bunny baby rattle (free amigurumi pattern)
It's time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free pattern for this amigurumi bunny baby rattle ? This super adorable crochet bunny rattle is a great sensory toy for babies and oh so pretty to look at! Create it with all your love and care for your little one with the help of Eva's step-by-step rattle crochet pattern.
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DIY Cardboard mushroom fairy house
A cardboard house ( doll size or bigger one ) is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a cardboard house is a fun craft project. You can make a simple model house, a dollhouse, or even a large cardboard playhouse. These houses can be made from materials you likely already have around your house, although you might need to visit an art supply store if you want to decorate it.
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Oliver's favorite things -  lovely DIY applique quilt kids blanket
Christine from Sew, Jahit made this adorable applique quilt for her son, and in this step-by-step tutorial, she will teach you how to make one four your little ones using the raw edge applique technique. This applique quilt blanket features some of Oliver's favorite things as a preschooler: adorable animals, vehicles, robots, and fruits - but you can customize your blanket with any other fun motives. ( Free applique SVG cut files included! )
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Amigurumi mermaid doll (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute mermaid ! Who can resist this cute little mermaid face? By following along Anastasia Dmitrieva's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys you can create this super cute crochet mermaid 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 creating lovely amigurumi toys , you won't be able to stop making them! ) So, don't hesitate: create a lovely little amigurumi mermaid for your friends or family members now!
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Amigurumi honey bee (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted bee for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Victoria Makarevich and Amiguroom Toys's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi bee in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for a special occasion or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi bee makes a sweet little gift.
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Swimming amigurumi frog  (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted frog for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow @bumbee_crochet 's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi frog in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for a special occasion or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi frog makes a sweet little gift.
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Amigurumi raccoon doll (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love to crochet? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi raccoon doll! This cuddly crochet raccoon doll is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi raccoon can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free raccoon crochet pattern by @ek.kostenko at Amiguroom Toys will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy. The difficulty of this pattern is easy/intermediate so if you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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DIY mermaid doll (faux flower mermaid doll) - summer craft for kids
It's mermaid time! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous mermaid dolls out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower mermaid doll is a fun decoration for summer, and such a fun toy to play with! Once you have mastered making a basic wire doll body, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting!
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Soft amigurumi raccoon (free pattern + video tutorial)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love raccoons ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi raccoon ! Zi handmade designed this lovely amigurumi raccoon. 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 raccoon now!
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Amigurumi bee ( free amigurumi pattern )
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bee pattern by @bumbee_crochet at Amigurumi Space! 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 bee. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi bee today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones.
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DIY Braided baby crib bumper (free sewing pattern + tutorial)
If you want to have a safe barrier that keeps your baby around from the edges of the crib this sewing project is a perfect choice for you! It is very common for the kids, during day or night, to get their hands or feet stuck between crib spindles or bump their heads against the crib walls. A braided bumper protects your baby against these bumps and bruises. Today Елена Babynest will show you how to make a gorgeous, super-soft braided bumper for the baby bed. This braided baby crib bumper is a super cute and useful nursery decor. You can make it monochrome, or use any color you like. Watch the video tutorial and let's get sewing:
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Soft braided baby nest (sewing tutorial + free pattern)
This handmade braided baby nest was designed to make life easier for new parents and their babies! Sew a baby nest and use anywhere your baby is resting. Having their own nest will help your baby settle easier especially in new environments as they will quickly recognize the smell and feel of their nest. You can use your baby nest virtually anywhere around the house, or bring it with you wherever you go! This soft and cozy DIY baby nest is perfect for traveling as your little one can sleep anywhere stress-free! If you intend to use for co-sleeping the baby nest provides a safe barrier between you and your baby. Watch the video tutorial and create yours now! ( For sizes in English please visit the youtube page - and read the description! )
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Cute amigurumi bunny in dress (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bunny pattern by Julia Deinega 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. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi bunny today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones.
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Sleepy Miko - cute sleeping amigurumi doll (free pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi sleeping doll pattern by Amour Fou ! 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 toys using yarns , just like this lovely little sleepy doll. ) So grab your yarn basket, make this lovely amigurumi sleeping doll today and create a darling new toy for your little ones.
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Super mom - amigurumi doll (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this super mom doll pattern by Amour Fou is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. You can easily customize this amigurumi super mom design to be any color you'd like. Crochet a super mom doll as a Mother's Day gift , a toy , or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Amigurumi octopus (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted octopus for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow AmourFou's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi octopus in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi octopus makes a sweet little gift.
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How to Make a Castle from Cardboard
Today's craft by Adventure In A Box is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box castle is easy to make, and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys bring much more fun and happiness than the store-bought versions ( especially dollhouses ) because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys' taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, or a sturdy cobblestone castle for your brave knights, or a pink sparkly castle for your precious little princess - the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step c ardboard box castle tutorial, you can make one cardboard box castle in no time:
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Adorable amigurumi mouse doll (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi mouse pattern by @bumbee_crochet ! 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 mouse. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi mouse doll today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones!
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DIY Simple adorable fel Christmas elf doll
Easy and fun DIY Christmas elf dolls by Creative Mamy for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas elf dolls are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas dolls make adorable winter home decors, or in smaller sizes: Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make little Christmas elfs now:
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DIY Christmas tree ornament elf
DIY Christmas ornaments are one of those classic Christmas craft projects that will always be a great craft. Here is Creative Mamy's spin on this timeless DIY ! Felt Christmas bauble gnomes are something that you can do together with the kids to get in the Christmas mood! You can display these cute felt gnomes as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. The best part is that these felt gnomes are so easy to customize ( you can make spring or even autumn versions by changing the color scheme ). Follow Creative Mamy's step-by-step tutorial and create your own adorable felt Christmas gnome ornaments now!
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DIY felt Christmas gnomes (step-by-step tutorial)
Easy and fun DIY Christmas elf dolls by Creative Mamy for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas elf dolls are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas dolls make adorable winter home decors, or in smaller sizes: Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make little Christmas elfs now:
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