IN PERSON Amigurumi - Learn to Crochet a Bear - Beyond Beginners Crochet

Regular price £39.50
Amigurumi is the Japanese word which describes small knitted or crocheted stuffed toys, often in the shape of animals, cute characters, mini foods, household objects and more. In this class we are showing you how to crochet this cute bear! Your bear will measure approximately 20cm when made up. Please note that you will not be able to finish the entire bear in the session but you will learn all the skills that you need to do so! You will start the bear in the class.

Amigurumi dolls are big news in Japan and quite frankly we aren’t surprised – cute, dinky and each one with buckets of personality. Make like the Tokyo cool-kids and learn the basics of Amigurumi in this lesson.

This session is perfect for expanding those crochet skills as you will learn:
  • To crochet in the round
  • Crochet invisible increase and decrease typical of Amigurumi so you can follw any pattern in the future
  • Learn how to crochet the using the single crochet stitch (US) / double crochet (UK) 
  • Learn how to read Amigurumi patterns

Level:
Improvers - You do need to know basic crochet techniques. Try our beginners virtual or in-person crochet classes first. Details here

Duration:
2 hours

What You Receive:
We will receive your own little crochet kit containing:
  • Ball of wool - enough wool to crochet your bear and at least one more!
  • Crochet hook 
  • Embroidery floss for your bear's eyes.
  • Toy stuffing to make your bear extra squishy
  • Instructional booklet with the exclusive bear pattern
  • We will also provide you with a host of information on where to find some free patterns, some great amigurumi websites and inspiration!