FREE Yardage Calculator Tool

FREE Yardage Calculator Tool

Hello! This one is for the pattern writers out there! I’ve been designing and writing amigurumi patterns for a while, but I have to admit…I’ve never been very good at working out the specifics of calculating how much yarn I used in the process. I 

Magic Ring – A Fuzzy Bee Tutorial

Magic Ring – A Fuzzy Bee Tutorial

The ‘Magic Ring’, or ‘Magic Loop’ is a technique used as an alternative to the traditional create-a-chain-loop starting method. Using a Magic Ring allows you to pull the starting round completely closed, eliminating the gap that you are sometimes left with when using the chain 

Over hook, under hook, crocheting free…

Over hook, under hook, crocheting free…

Amigurumi (a “crocheted or knitted¬†stuffed toy”) is usually created using the double crochet stitch (or the single crochet stitch, if you’re not from the UK), and working in the round. Have you ever noticed that some amigurumi dolls have a slightly different look to others? 

UK vs US Crochet Terms Chart

UK vs US Crochet Terms Chart

Most crochet terms used in the UK and the US are the same, or very similar, such as ‘Yarn Over Hook’ (UK) and ‘Yarn Over’ (US) but there are a few key differences between some UK / US terms. Crochet hooks are also sized and 

Casting On – A Fuzzy Bee Tutorial

Casting On – A Fuzzy Bee Tutorial

Before you can stuck into your first crochet project, you need to get the yarn onto your hook! Here’s an easy peasy 4-step tutorial to get you started! Tutorials