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Here you can choose from different craft tutorial formats. Written craft tutorials usually come with automatic translations, easy to browse, and print friendly. Video tutorials are more visual, which makes them much easier to understand.
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Here you can choose from different difficulties. Difficulty indicates how easy (or difficult) the craft tutorial/craft is. Choose one which suits you the best.
Pro tip: If you are looking for crafts & DIYs for a specific group (for example preschoolers or master knitters), difficulties can be a great help to find different crafts that suit their skill levels.
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Categories:  Craft categories will help you discover new crafts to fit your needs. Categories are usually large groups with one main topic, but not as exact and useful as sub-categories if you are looking for something specific.
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About us
Mindy is an enormous, hand-picked, quality checked, and categorized craft / DIY tutorial collection. Our mission is to help you discover the world's best free craft tutorials, patterns, and printables! We have fantastic crafts, helpful tips, and step-by-step tutorials from talented and passionate craft bloggers all around the world. Our library consists of thousands of in-depth craft tutorials and covers an immense variety of crafts and hobbies. Whether you want to see specific crafts or just collect a few fun ideas, our team will be here for you every step of the way! Browse through our craft tutorial collection and transform the everyday things around you into fun and useful things! Whether you’re looking to master a new-to-you hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, Mindy is here to help.
How to use this website
Join us to learn crafts, share the joy of creating new things, and learn more each day! Here's a little help on how to use our features:
How do I get more information about the craft?
Click on the craft's photo! This will lead you to the inside view/details view. There you will find a blurb / short review, useful information about the selected craft and a link to the tutorial,pattern or printable
How can I save my favorites?
After registering, you will be able to save your favorite crafts by clicking on the heart icons on them.
How can I share my favorites with my friends?
It's simple: create organizers/folders! After logging in, go to the "favorites/collections" page and create a PUBLIC folder. Place your most cherished favorites into this public folder, and simply share the folder's link with others!
How can I submit craft tutorials?
It's also super simple! Just click on the big pink "Submit tutorial" button at the top of the page, fill up the submission form, and click on "submit"!
The translation is gibberish, what can I do?
Mindy collects crafts and DIY tutorials from all around the world, so presumably, you will find tutorials that are not English. For non-English tutorials, we provide an automatic translation. This automatic translation is generated by Google Translator (an artificial intelligence), which often causes gibberish. We apologize for that! Unfortunately, we cannot fix this, but this is the reason why we collect only photo-rich, detailed tutorials. Feel free to contact us if you need help with a craft.
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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 cupcake octopus (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and creatures: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi octopus cupcake by Paint It Colorful ! But be aware: amigurumi is very addictive ( once you start crocheting these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi octopus cupcake is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for a special occasion. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Paint It Colorful now, and start crocheting :
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Little amigurumi elephant (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for super adorable and quick free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love elephants ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi elephant ! Paint It Colorful designed this lovely amigurumi elephant. 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 elephant now!
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Amigurumi alpaca / amigurumi llama (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi alpaca by Paint It Colorful is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts, just as this lovely little alpaca. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free amigurumi pattern and learn the how-tos! Amigurumi toys are such great gifts for any special occasion!
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Tiny pink amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi bunny is no exception. This lovely bunny pattern by Paint It Colorful works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely little bunny for all of the bunny -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are adorable and colorful, which makes this amigurumi bunny a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Amigurumi bunny macaron keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet bunny macaron pattern by Paint It Colorful is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi bunny macaron is ready to be gifted for your loved ones. If you're stitching the bunny macaron as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi bunny macaron design to be any color you'd like. Crochet a little bunny macaron as 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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