Instructor: Jessi Casey
Class Description: Learn how to crochet huggable stuffed animal. Now you can learn the Japanese art form of amigurumi. Amigurumi is the technique to crochet or knit 3D stuffed animals. In this class you will learn to make a cute little cube kitten or puppy in a large cuddly yarn. Perfect gift for any stuffed animal lover in your life. Sample animals are made with Bernat blanket and baby blanket.
Skills you will learn: crocheting in the round, increase and decrease stitches, and basic assembly.
Skills needed: base chain stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and how to tie off.
Materials fee covers printed patterns, tip sheet, safety eyes and nose.
Materials fee: $10
Student supply list:
Yarn of choice in Size 6 Super Bulky aprox 220 yards: Suggested is Bernat Blanket or Baby Blanket in 10.5oz skeins
Crochet Hook: Size L/11-8.0mm or M/13-9.0mm
Jumbo Locking Stitch Markers
Yarn needles: Suggested is metal ones, bent tip is also useful
Row Counter: I use Susan Bates Digital row counter for finger available locally at Joann Fabrics
Stuffing: PolyFill or similar
Location: TWN 6545 N. Academy Blvd Colorado Springs CO
Number of hours for class: 3 hours
Class Level: Fascination – These classes will introduce you to a new skill, concept or technique and are open to all levels. The student may, however, be required to have a basic skill or have taken a certification class. For example, for a flat-pattern drafting class one need not know anything about flat-pattern drafting but should have a basic understanding of the sewing machine. Any prerequisites will be listed in the class description.
Member Price: $45
Non-Member Price: $55