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Crocheting Amigurumi Animals for Beginners

A course by Joanna Kienmeyer , Amigurumi Designer

Amigurumi Designer. Zwettl, Austria.
Joined September 2022

Explore the charming world of amigurumi and learn to crochet customizable animal characters that bring joy to people of all ages

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  • 91% positive reviews (116)
  • 9549 students
  • Audio: English, Turkish
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Explore the charming world of amigurumi and learn to crochet customizable animal characters that bring joy to people of all ages

A course by Joanna Kienmeyer

“Amigurumi are made more from the heart than the hands.”

Designer Joanna Kienmeyer created her first crochet animal when her daughter was born and has since tested patterns for designers, alongside selling her own online. She also shares her work with over 60K followers on Instagram.

In this online course, Joanna introduces you to the Japanese craft of amigurumi. Learn how to read patterns, make your own cute creatures, and customize them through simple crochet techniques. Create unique stuffed toys that bring joy to people of all ages stitch by stitch.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 22 downloads

The Materials
4 minutes, 46 seconds
Making the Sketch
5 minutes, 4 seconds
The Head
20 minutes, 46 seconds
Parts of the Head
15 minutes, 46 seconds
  • 91% positive reviews (116)
  • 9549 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 33m)
  • 22 additional resources (7 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Turkish
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Crochet your own amigurumi animal along with a selection of custom accessories to give it personality.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in the world of amigurumi.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge of crochet or amigurumi is required.

In terms of materials, you will need cotton yarn, alpaca yarn, a crochet hook, fiberfill, safety eyes, a tapestry needle, embroidery thread, and scissors.


Reviews

9549 Students
116 Reviews
91% Positive ratings

Joanna Kienmeyer

A course by Joanna Kienmeyer

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Amigurumi Designer

Joanna Kienmeyer is an Amigurumi Designer based in Austria. She started knitting and crocheting inspired by her partner’s family and made her first amigurumi when her daughter was born. She later began posting her creations on Instagram and was asked by some of her favorite designers to test patterns.

A year later, Joanna released the first pattern of her own, which has gone on to become her most popular. As well as selling both her amigurumi creations and patterns online, she continues to share her designs with over 60K followers on Instagram and works as a special needs teacher.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Crochet Basics

    • The Materials
    • Magic Ring and Basic Stitches for Amigurumi
    • Further Crochet Steps and Colour Changes
  • U3

    The First Steps to Create an Amigurumi

    • Looking For Inspiration
    • Making the Sketch
    • Reading Patterns
  • U4

    Bringing the Amigurumi to Life

    • The Head
    • Parts of the Head
    • The Body
    • Legs, Arms, and Patches
    • Sewing the Amigurumi Together 1
    • Sewing the Amigurumi Together 2
  • U5

    Personalising the Amigurumi with Accessories

    • Making a Top
    • Extra Accessories
  • FP

    Final project

    • Crocheting Amigurumi Animals for Beginners

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Crocheting Amigurumi Animals for Beginners. Craft course by Joanna Kienmeyer Best seller

Crocheting Amigurumi Animals for Beginners

A course by Joanna Kienmeyer
Amigurumi Designer. Zwettl, Austria.
Joined September 2022
  • 91% positive reviews (116)
  • 9549 students