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The 35 Cutest Amigurumi Foxes – Free Pattern Roundup

How cute are amigurumi foxes?? I just love those little guys. (more…)
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Close up of my completed Persian Tiles Crochet Blanket

Persian Tiles Crochet Blanket: Finished!

After six weeks and two countries (three, if you count our stopover in Singapore), my Persian Tiles crochet blanket is finished! I've blogged about this project before, so you know I bought the yarn as a treat for our trip home to New Zealand. It made the flight over way more bearable... but I finished all the pieces while on holiday, so had to work on a backup project on the flight back! Back home in Switzerland - wait, is it too confusing to refer to both New Zealand and Switzerland as home? It's pretty confusing for me too, to…
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A little amigurumi toy raindrop

What is Amigurumi?

What is amigurumi? Why, it's your new crochet obsession, of course.  Amigurumi is the art of crocheting or knitting toys. Like so many good things, it’s imported from Japan. Ami means crocheted or knitted, while nuigurumi means stuffed toy. Put them together, and you have amigurumi! (more…)
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Losing at Yarn Chicken

Losing at Yarn Chicken

I am so, so close to the end of my Persian Tiles blanket - but then I played yarn chicken (and I lost). Yarn chicken is one of those phrases which makes no sense when you first here it. Then it clicks, and it becomes quite a useful term! It's when you are running short of yarn… but keep knitting or crocheting. It can be kind of a game - you work faster and faster, as if this will make the yarn go further (tip: this doesn't work). Just check out some of pics people have shared on instagram -…
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