* crochet snowman

Posted on December 12th, 2005 by maitreya. Filed under Crochet, Holiday.


Advent day 11: crochet

I’ve done enough amigurumi now to make up stuff. I did most of this snowman on the train ride from Boston yesterday. He’s about 2 inches tall, done with crochet thread.

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16 Responses to “crochet snowman”

  1. myra Says:

    So teeny and so cute!!

  2. Nicole Says:

    Nice work. I’ve yet to master the ami-g :)

  3. Sandrine (alias Didine!) Says:

    Oh my god ! it’s too cute ! I need to learn crochet ! Is it hard to do ?? Do I need years of practice or a novice like me can do it ? How much time did you take to make it ?
    Thanks for your help ! Cheers

  4. Blair Says:

    I’m learning to crochet at a local yarn shop in the new year and things like this little cutie are exactly why. I love it!

  5. Mariko Says:

    Totally genius! I SUCK at crochet. I swear it will take me at least a year to make an amigurumi eggplant.

  6. kate Says:

    Oh, this is going to make me have to learn crochet. . . .

  7. Anonymous Says:

    Adorable! Is that fabric or paper in the backgroud? I love the colors and pattern!

  8. korinthe Says:

    Can you post a profile shot, or tell us how you did the nose?

    Ladies, you have made me so happy… I am so tired of the local knit-snobbery and it is good to hear someone want to crochet, especially something other than a poncho!

    Crocheting is not any harder than knitting (in fact I am finding knitting much more difficult to learn). You only need 2 stitches (chain and single crochet, abbreviated “ch” and “sc”) to do this kind of shape, plus increasing & decreasing. The excellent website http://www.stitchguide.com/stitches/crochet/ has movies of every stitch.

  9. Joanna Says:

    What an adorable snowman. Cute!

  10. Lisa Says:

    He is so cute. I’m really want to make these cute little figures but they look so difficult. Thanks Korinthe for the link. I’m off to check it out.

  11. abby Says:

    so great Maitreya!
    He is stunning-i love his style…great job!

  12. Maitreya Says:

    Thanks for all the nice comments! Crochet is really easy for those of you thinking of learning it. I’m self taught from a book. Hell, I learned amigurumi from a book I can’t even read. He’s only my third amigurumi. The nose, eyes, and buttons are all beads, and the background is a fabric scrap I got in a swap.

  13. Marjolijn Says:

    Oooooooh so cute !!! could i get a pattern of it ? Tx in advance :)

  14. Anonymous Says:

    it looked like a couple of golfballs from afar.

    but thats cute.

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