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Adorable crochet dog doll in fall colors (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a dog lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet dog ! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill pup fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) puppy can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi dog is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi puppy 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 dogs ,they will look super adorable in any form! Pattern designer: CrochetKot (Instagram @crochetkot)
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DIY Sock dragon (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
We simply love sock softies !Here is another sock toy pattern which is a bit challenging to sew ,but oh so cute: Drake the sock dragon . If you have mastered the sock toy sewing skill from the previous sock toy patterns ,then probably you will find this not as tough as it looks. Drake the sock dragon is the evolution specie from the Japanese famous reptilian sea monster, Godzilla. Unlike it’s ancestry, Drake is a kindhearted dragon who affectionate on peace and love.
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Crochet newborn deer bonnet (free crochet pattern)
Look at this super sweet little DIY deer bonnet ! This cute crocheted hat by Spin A Yarn Crochet can be a great addition to a baby photo shoot or your can use it as a cozy autumn / winter baby hat . This pattern is free and the assembly is also super simple! Feel free to add some flowers or leaves ( crocheted or otherwise! ) to make your newborn bonnet even more darling! Get this lovely free newborn deer bonnet crochet pattern at spinayarncrochet.com:
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Little amigurumi doll in skirt (free crochet pattern)
Today Anitha ( Paint It Colorful Blog ) is sharing a free amigurumi pattern with us: a lovely crochet doll toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi dolls so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy ! This adorable amigurumi doll toy should be easy-peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute doll amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet this doll in any size and color - it will be lovely in any form!
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DIY Tilda spring cow plush toy (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids or an adorable spring / Easter decor ? Try this cow softie ! This adorable cow girl plush toy is a perfect Easter gift, Mother's day gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your spring cow plushies ,or sew / crochet cute accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet cow face ?
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DIY Easy puppy sock plush toy (dog plushie) - video tutorial
This is a simple but adorable plushie DIY that you can adapt for many other animals as well. ( It can be a lovely sock bunny or puppy as well! ) If you want to make it look more like a dog, then you can make the nose larger or create a separate muzzle. With this nice detailed video soft sock toy making tutorial you can make one for the kids easily even if you are a beginner in sewing ( or sock toy making ) ! This super cute sock puppy can be a lovely kids room decor , toy , or a perfect gift for your friends and it's also a nice way to repurpose a few unused socks !
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Miniature crochet (amigurumi) cactus - free pattern & video tutorial
In this week's crochet tutorial Happy berry Crochet shows you how to crochet a teeny tiny cactus and its little terracotta pot. Easily adaptable for different plants and different sized cacti. We hope you enjoy and feel inspired! This free crochet cactus pattern will allow you to make a very cute crochet cactus as a keychain or as a super cute tiny room decor. You will find it easy to make and really fun, because you can use any colors that you want to customize it to your likes.
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DIY Natural wood & fabric bunny ear teething ring (free sewing pattern)
With a baby coming, you may start thinking what would be fun to add to your baby' s stash. Because babies tend to be chewers ( especially while teething ),instead of chewing on their hands, socks, or corners of blankets… made these Natural Wood & Bunny Ear Teething Rings ! These are so great as a baby shower gift or for your own babies ….but are just as fun to make in bulk and keep on hand for baby gifts ! Unique handmade baby gifts are always a hit….especially when they only take minutes to make!!!
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DIY Tigger tsum-tsum sock plush - sock toy making (video tutorial)
Look at this super cute tsum-tsum style Disney plushie! In this video tutorial PinkSugarCotton will show you how to make a Tigger tsum tsum plush from a sock! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to re-purpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt , and hand sewing! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's so stretchy which make these Disney plushies really squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial!
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DIY Tsum-tsum Olaf plushie - sock plush toy sewing tutorial
Look at this super cute tsum-tsum style Olaf plushie! In this video tutorial BudgetHobby will show you how to make an Olaf tsum tsum plush from a sock! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to re-purpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt , and hand sewing! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's so stretchy which make these Disney plushies really squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial!
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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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Easy & quick amigurumi bunny - free crochet pattern
Easter has been on The Left-Handed Crocheter's mind, so she made herself a harem of bunnies. They’re cute and cuddly and they work up pretty quickly. This free bunny pattern could also be used to make other animals simply by changing the ears and nose on it. For example, some cute, round ears and a safety nose would turn these into a cute teddy bear. We think these amigurumi bunnies looking lovely in many different colors - so make a colorful whole bunny family!
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Crochet bunny ears baby teether with wooden ring - free crochet pattern
Easter is almost here but this bunny teether should be fairly easy to whip up, and totally appropriate for any other time of year! With a baby coming, you may start thinking what would be fun to add to your baby' s stash. Because babies tend to be chewers ( especially while teething ) ,instead of chewing on their hands, socks, or corners of blankets - made these n atural wood & crocheted bunny ear teething rings ! These are so great as a baby shower gift or for your own babies but are just as fun to make in bulk and keep on hand for baby gifts ! Unique handmade baby gifts are always a hit, especially when they only take minutes to make!!!
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Little pink crochet bunny - free amigurumi pattern
Make this adorable little amigurumi bunny by I Crochet Things for your friends and family to show them your love at Easter or Valentine’s Day ! ( Or make one for yourself. ) This little crocheted bunny with it's interesting lovely personality will warm your heart! You can accessorize your amigurumi bunny easily if you wish: imagine a cute little bow,necktie or a hat! Read this detailed step-by-step amigurumi bunny tutorial by I Crochet Things get the free amigurumi bunny template and learn how to crochet one super adorable bunny toy:
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Crochet elephant snuggle - free amigurumi 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 elephant baby blankey by Dendennis 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 elephant blankey is 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 elephant baby blanket & tutorial click here:
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DIY Crochet Amish puzzle ball - free crochet pattern
Let us introduce you Dedri ( from Look At What I Made blog ) and her super fun free crochet Amish puzzle 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?
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DIY Sock lion - free sock toy pattern
With this nice step-by-step sock plushie sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew this super adorable sock lion ! Socks are easy to manipulate due to it’s knitted property that is expandable and flexible. The heel and toe parts are best to be made into bum that could turn into head and butt for the sock toy . With the various types of socks available in the market, you will never get enough surprises of what a pair of socks would turn into. Start shopping and collect beautiful socks that you come across, you will sew up a storm and regretted that you have no enough socks to make.
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Amigurumi craft granny - crochet granny organizer (free pattern)
Are you looking for versatile and super cute storage for your crochet stuff ? Why don’t you try this super cute crochet granny organizer ? This amigurumi granny doll designed by Zhaya Designs Amigurumis is everything you need for organizing your craft tools . It is a scissors pocket, pin cushion and hook divider all in one! Plus it has a bunch more useful nooks and crannies.Visit Zhaya's site and get the amigurumi craft granny pattern for free !
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Crochet flower Amish puzzle ball baby toy - free crochet pattern
This crochet flower ball by Dedri is based on the traditional Amish puzzle ball and as such comes apart into three segments that have to be assembled to form the ball. We are obsessed with crochet puzzle balls and their possibilities! Amish puzzler balls are such great baby toys! 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?
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DIY Sock unicorn whale (narwhal) plushie - free sewing pattern
Another stuffed animal plush toy free sewing pattern and tutorial has just arrived to Craft Passion, please welcome Narwhal the sock unicorn whale ! The Sock unicorn whale ( or sock narwhal ) is sewed from a piece of adult ankle sock ( a pair can make 2 whales ) ,a scrap sock fabric ( or scrap knit fabric ) with rainbow stripes, a pair of button eyes and yellow embroidery floss, it is then stuffed by the polyester filling material to hold its shape. The length of this sock unicorn whale is roughly 9″ long from head to tail, excluding the horn. For your ease of sewing, along with the details of the instruction, Craft Passion has also included the free template in the tutorial page:
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DIY Sock shark - free sewing pattern and tutorial
Craft Passion's latest free sewing pattern for stuffed animal plush toy ,the super handsome sock shark ( as usual ) comes with a free downloadable & printable template . This cute sock shark is sewed from a single piece of adult ankle sock ( a pair can make 2 sharks ),a scrap of white felt, a pair of button eyes and yellow embroidery floss, it is then stuffed by the polyester filling material to hold its shape. For your ease of sewing, along with the details of the instruction, Craft Passion has also included the pattern templat e on the tutorial page, so let's get sewing:
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Tiny amigurumi mermaid doll (free crochet pattern)
This free mermaid crochet pattern is one of our favorites from Black Hat Llama's free amigurumi patterns because it's soo cute and easy to crochet! This is the perfect amigurumi mermaid doll for little girls who dream of being a mermaid and swimming in the sea . The beauty of this adorable amigurumi mermaid doll is that you are able to customize her in any way you would like and it's super easy: so you can easily crochet one even if you are a beginner in amigurumi! Visit blackhatllama.com and enjoy crocheting your very own cute amigurumi mermaid doll:
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Adorable little butterfly pillows - baby toys (free crochet pattern)
It’s time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Visit Spin A Yarn Crochet and learn how to crochet these super adorable soft butterfly baby toys in minutes! At spinayarncrochet.com you can find the free crochet pattern of these super cute butterfly pillow toys accompanied with an easy to follow step-by-step assembling tutorial. This butterfly softie is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider their eyes or use safety eyes - this way the hedgehog pillow will be suitable for babies & newborns as well.
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Cute amigurumi doll - Greta ( free crochet patterns )
This free crochet doll pattern ( translated by Papillon en Papier and designed by Petus Ochoa ) is an absolute joy to make! Perfect for the little ones. If you follow Papillon en Papier's free crochet doll patterns ( and Petus Ochoa's video tutorials ) you will be able to create and personalize Greta the amigurumi doll in no time. This link guides you to the free pattern of Greta's dress and boots but at the bottom of Papillon en Papier's pattern you will find the links of all the body parts as well. ( Body, arms, legs, and assembling ) . Maybe this amigurumi pattern is not suitable for beginners, but absolutely worth a try! Get the free patterns at papillonenpapier.blogspot.com:
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Poly the sleeping amigurumi bear  and his blankey (free crochet patterns)
Have you ever seen a cuter sleeping amigurumi bear ? Visit Tarturumies and crochet one! On Tarturumies you will find the free crochet patterns of Poly ( the sleeping teddy bear ) , his pajamas and a gratis tiny teddy bear blankey ! Lovely, isn't it? This super adorable sleeping amigurumi bear can be a cuddly companion of your kids. This amigurumi pattern maybe a little bit time-consuming, but it's not complicated at all! So grab a few skein of ( cotton ) yarn and let's start:
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DIY Felt mermaid doll (free printable template)
Make this super adorable felt mermaid doll by following along Delilah's tutorial on Red Ted Art! At Red Ted Art you will find the free felt mermaid template and an easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial . Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this lovely little mermaid doll is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This DIY Felt mermaid doll could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing . So grab your felt stash and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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DIY Sock raccoon ( free sock toy sewing pattern and tutorial )
Another lovely sock animal pattern and tutorial has been added into Craft Passion’s library! Meet Ruki the sock raccoon ! Grab those old socks and let's get started making the most adorable sock animal you've ever seen! Sew sock raccoons by using Craft Passion's free sewing pattern and step-by-step sock animal making tutorial . This adorable little sock raccoon is easy to sew and it can be a lovely handmade gift! Visit craftpassion.com and create your very own adorable little sock raccoon:
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DIY Cardboard box castle - upcycling craft
Today's craft by A Beautiful Mess 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 cardboard box castle tutorial, you can make one cardboard box castle in no time:
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Amigurumi otters - free crochet pattern
It’s time for super adorable free crochet patterns again! Visit Spin A Yarn Crochet and learn how to crochet these super adorable soft otter toys in minutes! At spinayarncrochet.com you will find the free crochet pattern of these super cute otters accompanied with an easy to follow step-by-step assembling tutorial. This otter softie is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider their eyes or use safety eyes - this way these lovely otters will be suitable for babies & newborns as well.
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Easy Primrose amigurumi doll ( free crochet pattern)
This beautiful Primrose crochet doll by All About Ami is an excellent gift for a girl! This little beauty has a lovely face with just 2 safety eyes and cute braids that are decorated with flowers. She wears a dress and shoes in the colors of the fresh Spring ! Have you ever seen a most beautiful amigurumi doll? And it's also super easy and quick to crochet ! You can customize this lovely little amigurumi doll to match your kids hair and eye color. Get the free pattern and step-by-step crochet tutorial at allaboutami.com:
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DIY Cardboard box pirate ship - fun summer craft for kids
Today's craft tutorial by MollyMoo is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box pirate ship is easy to make and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially ships, because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys taste as much as you want! You can create a pink wonder cruiser for Barbie and the girls, or a sturdy old navy ship for your little sailors! So grab an empty cardboard box ,get the pattern at MollyMoo.com and create you own cardboard box ship:
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