What is Amigurumi?
Amigurumi is a Japanese art form that involves crocheting or knitting small, stuffed, yarn creatures or objects. The term "amigurumi" comes from the combination of the Japanese words "ami" (meaning knitted or crocheted) and "nuigurumi" (meaning stuffed doll). Amigurumi creations can range from cute animals and characters to inanimate objects like food or plants. They are typically made with a small crochet hook or knitting needles and use simple stitches to create the desired shapes. These projects are often filled with polyester fiberfill or other stuffing material to give them a soft and plush feel. The art of amigurumi has gained popularity around the world, with a growing community of crafters who create, share, and sell their unique designs. Patterns can be found in books, online, or shared through social media and crafting websites.