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Amigurumi Design and Creation

A course by Príncipe del Crochet
Crocheter and Character Designer. Ovalle, Chile.
Joined April 2020
, Crocheter and Character Designer

Learn the process and techniques needed to give life to an original crocheted character

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (1.9K)
  • 49522 students

Learn the process and techniques needed to give life to an original crocheted character

Would you like to design and create fun crocheted characters? Learn how to create amigurumis with an expert, Marcelo Javier Cortés, or as he’s known on social media, Príncipe del Crochet.

In this course, learn how to design and make your own amigurumi. See how to read a pattern and learn how to crochet simple and complex shapes to make a specific character or create your own. Plus, learn the ideal techniques for crocheting a perfect amigurumi with an original and detailed finish.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 14 downloads

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (1.9K)
  • 49522 students
  • 18 lessons (3h 30m)
  • 14 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create an amigurumi of a winged rhinoceros, built from shapes learned through the course including spherical triangles, squares, and curves.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For anyone who wants to learn how to create their own amigurumis, including both beginning crocheters and advanced crocheters looking to expand their knowledge.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is required to take this course. Regarding materials, you should have a crochet hook, very fine thread or yarn, embroidery thread, synthetic cotton, stitch markers, scissors, needles, and head pins.


49522 Students
1872 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Príncipe del Crochet

A course by Príncipe del Crochet

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Crocheter and Character Designer

Marcelo Javier Cortés, better known as Príncipe del Crochet on social media, is a designer and crocheter of amigurumis. He is a philosophy and Spanish teacher by profession, but has been devoted to crocheting and managing his social media accounts since late 2019.

He is passionate about crocheting, reading, and writing, and his work combines all these disciplines. He creates characters born from his poems and vice versa. At present, he specializes in the design and creation of amigurumis. He is constantly searching for ways of customizing his work and giving his creations an original and distinctive look.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    To practice!

    • Materials
    • The crochet hook and the magic ring
    • Weaving the basic stitches
    • Weaving the not so basic stitches
  • U3

    The first steps

    • Search for inspiration
    • Transforming the idea into an amigurumi
    • Reading the pattern
  • U4

    Weaving the project

    • Spherical triangle and body of winged rhinoceros 1
    • Spherical triangle and body of winged rhinoceros 2
    • Spherical square and head of the winged rhino
    • The curvature and the horn
    • The legs, ears and tail
    • The wings
  • U5

    The final steps

    • Assembly
    • The final touches
  • FP

    Final project

    • Amigurumi Design and Creation

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Amigurumi Design and Creation. Craft course by Príncipe del Crochet Best seller

Amigurumi Design and Creation

A course by Príncipe del Crochet
Crocheter and Character Designer. Ovalle, Chile.
Joined April 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (1.9K)
  • 49522 students