TCS Tutorials

  • Q: What are the best patterns for beginners?

    If you know the basic stitches (chain, single crochet) and are ready to make your first crocheted animal, you may want to start off with one of my ...
  • Q: Can non-plush patterns be made with plush yarn?

    Yes! I will be continuing to expand the section of patterns made specifically with plush yarn, but if there is a non-plush/medium weight pattern yo...
  • Q: What stitches do I need to know to crochet an animal?

    You will only need to know a few basic stitches to make almost all of my amigurumi patterns! I will list them here for you, with video tutorials for each one!
  • How to Read an Amigurumi Pattern

    I'm so excited to walk you through one of my crochet amigurumi patterns!
  • How to Crochet and Oval

    In this video I show how to crochet a basic oval shape!
  • How to change colors in the round?

    In this video, I show how to easily change colors in the round...
  • Q: What supplies do I need to get started with making crocheted animals?

    In this post I share my favorite amigurumi supplies. What I love about amigurumi is that the supplies are very affordable, so it’s really easy to g...
  • Q: Why does my crocheting have holes in it?

    Help! There are holes in my amigurumi! How to avoid seeing stuffing through your crochet stitches.
  • Q: How do I stuff my amigurumi?

    In this video, I show how I stuff the head, body, arms and legs of a crocheted animal!
  • How to Sew Arms and Legs on Crochet Amigurumi Dolls

    In this video, I show how I sew arms and legs on my amigurumi. I also gives tips on stuffing limbs, crocheting across the top to close them, and how to position them on the body of your amigurumi.
  • How to Embroider Facial Details

    Embroidering the details on amigurumi can be so simple! In this video, I show you how to sew on sleepy eyes, a nose, a little smile, and eyebrows! ...
  • Securing Yarn Embroidered Details

    This tutorial shows how to secure your embroidered yarn so it will not pull out!