Crochet Amigurumi, Geek-Style

May 13, 2011

I am very grateful to crochet for a lot of things, and one of those things is how well it lends itself to any genre. You can have antique or ultra-modern crochet, or very serious artistic crochet, or silly crochet...any kind at all.

This post is going to be a little silly.

As much as I love pouring over very sophisticated and elegant crochet techniques, I'm a bit of a geek, and I love to express my geeky love in simple crochet form. I particularly love making geeky amigurumis. I don't worry about keeping track of stitches or writing patterns down (as the characters are usually copyrighted anyway), so each one is like a freeform make-it-up-as-you-go adventure. Here are a few of my favorite creations!
Crochet amigurumi . Fluffy, form Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Made from scrap bits of wool and thread.
Crochet amigurumi Alice, from Alice in Wonderland. She is only 2.5" tall, all in size 10 thread.
Crochet amigurumi And the 10th Doctor Who. Made from acrylic, hemp, bamboo, and thread bits.

Amigurumis are quick, fun, and make great gifts. Especially for geeks. I know there are more of you out there!
If you're new to crocheting amis, check out our free crochet amigurumi pattern e-book here!
And keep your eyes peeled this fall for the patterns from our amigurumi calendar contest!

Until next time,

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Emma-SophiaR wrote
on May 14, 2011 1:03 AM

Blimey!  You are one inventive lady.  BRAVO!

on May 16, 2011 7:56 PM

You are my hero. O_O

JaneN1 wrote
on May 20, 2011 1:51 PM

love 'em!

novakfan12 wrote
on Aug 20, 2012 6:02 PM

can you please, please, please put the pattern for the crocheted Fluffy? I would love to make that for my niece Emma, turning 1 this year. I'm sure she would absolutely love to snuggle with it!