What is……amigurumi?

Use double crochet stitches in the round to create adorable toys with human features and lots of charm. Amigurumi are crocheted or knitted stuffed toys with a big cute factor. They come from Japan – ‘ami’ meaning ‘crocheted or knitted’, and ‘nuigurumi’ meaning ‘sew and wrap’. These cute dolls and animals soared in popularity during… Continue reading

Inside the mag…an amigurumi sensation

Taken from inside issue one, when we caught up with Stephanie Lau from All About Ami to talk crochet, blogging and newborns… Light and welcoming, the home of Canadian crochet artist Stephanie Lau is filled with her personality. New mum to two-month-old Myla, Stephanie is uncannily energetic, eagerly talking about her love of amigurumi: the… Continue reading