What does amigurumi means?
The word Amigurumi comes from Japanese. The Japanese call handicrafts knitted with crochet and needle as Ami. The Japanese call the toys that are filled with objects such as fibers or cotton as Nuigurumi. The word Amigurumi is derived as a combination of these two words.

Amigurumi knitting techniques are very easy. You can find many handcrafts prepared with these techniques on my site. What is Amigurumi for beginners in Amigurumi handwork? How to knit amigurumi? In this blog, where you can find the answers to the questions with pictures, you will be able to learn about Amigurumi in all details.

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Materials 

DK/light worsted weight cotton yarn

DK/light worsted weight fluffy yarn

2.5mm hook/B-1 or C-2

3.5mm hook/E-4

7mm safety eyes

Yarn needle (preferably with a bent tip)

Stitch marker

Sewing pins

Fiberfill

Abbreviations

Rd = rd

St(s) = stitch(es)

Ch = chain

Sc = single crochet

Inc = single crochet 2 in same st

Dec = invisible decrease: Insert hook in front loops of next 2 sts, yarn over, pull through both front loops, yarn over, pull through 2 remaining loops

[…] = series of stitches to be repeated

*… = times the series of stitches is to be repeated

(…) = stitch count once round is complete

Instructions for the amigurumi sheep

Use a 2.5mm / B-1 or C-2 hook unless indicated otherwise.

Crochet the forelegs in beige (make 2)

The legs don’t need to be stuffed.

Rnd 1: Sc 8 in magic ring (8)

Rnd 2: In BLO: Sc 8 (8)

Rnd 3: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 4: Sc 6 (6)

Rnd 5: [sc 2, inc 1]*2 (8)

Rnd 6: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 7 – 9 (3 rnds): Sc 6 (6)

Hindlegs in beige (make 2)

Rnd 1: Sc 8 in magic ring (8)

Rnd 2: In BLO: Sc 8 (8)

Rnd 3: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 4: Sc 6 (6)

Rnd 5: [sc 2, inc 1]*2 (8)

Rnd 6: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 7 and 8 (2 rnds): Sc 6 (6)

Rnd 9: [sc 2, inc 1]*2 (8)

Crochet the belly in cream and fluffy yarn combined

Ch 4

Rnd 1: Sc 2 (starting in 2nd ch), sc 4 in last ch, sc 1 in other side of ch, sc 3 in last ch (10)

Rnd 2: Sc 3, inc 2, sc 3, inc 2 (14)

Rnd 3: Sc 8 around hind leg, sc 4, sc 6 around the front leg, sc 3, sc 6 around the front leg, sc 4, sc 8 around the hind leg, sc 3 (42)

Rnd 4: Sk 1, sc 6, sk 1, sc 4, sk 1, sc 4, sk 1, sc 3, sk 1, sc 4, sk 1, sc 4, sk 1, sc 6, sk 1, sc 3 (34)

Rnd 5 to 7: Sc 34

Rnd 8: [sk 1, sc 2]*11, sc 1 (23)

Rnd 9: [sk 1, sc 2]*7, sk 1, sc 1 (15)

Rnd 10: [sk 1, sc 1]*5 (10)

Rnd 11: [sk 1, sc 1]*5 (5)

Fasten off and close round.

Crochet the head

Ch 4 in beige

Rnd 1: Sc 2 (starting in 2nd ch), sc 5 in last ch, sc in other side of next ch, sc 4 in other side of next ch (12)

Rnd 2: Sc 3, inc 3, sc 3, inc 3 (18)

Rnd 3: Sc 18 (18)

Rnd 4: [sc 2, inc 1]*6 (24)

Rnd 5: Sc 24

Rnd 6: [sc 6, dec]*3 (21)

Rnd 7: [sc 5, dec]*3 (18)

Rnd 8: Sc 17, Sc 1 changing to 3.5mm / E-4 hook and cream cotton and fluffy yarn (18)

Rnd 9 and 10 (2 rnds): Sc 18 (18)

Insert safety eyes in between rounds 6 and 7 with about 4 stitches space in between.

Fill the head with fiberfill.

Rnd 11: [sk 1, sc 2]*6 (12)

Rnd 12: [sk 1, sc 1]*6 (6)

Fasten off leaving long yarn ends and close round. Use yarn ends to sew on the head all around. Pin it to the body first to make sure you are happ with the placement. Weave in the yarn ends.

Crochet the ears in beige (make 2)

Rnd 1: Sc 6 in magic ring (6)

Rnd 2: [sc 2, inc 1]*2 (8)

Rnd 3: [sc 2, dec]*2 (6)

Rnd 4: [sc 1, dec]*2 (4)

Fasten off leaving a long yarn end for sewing.

Sew the ears on between round 10 and 11 with about 5 stitches space in between.

Crochet the tail in cream and fluffy yarn combined 

Ch 3

Sc in 2nd ch, sl st in next ch

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn end for sewing. Sew the tail on between round 6 and 7 of the body, centred in the back.

Your little sheep is now complete!

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