Straight Stripes For Amigurumi Projects
Today I’m going to show you how to crochet the perfect stripes for your amigurumi projects.
When I designed the Safari Zebra Baby Blanket and Jungle Tiger Baby Blanket I realized my stripes did not look seamless at all, the edges were visible and the lines were going around in a spiral ending abruptly.
I wanted straight stripes without jagged edges. As straight as possible.
So I looked around the web and came up with my own technique that I think it’s both easy and effective.
Scroll down to see how to use this technique to crochet straight stripes for any of your amigurumi projects.
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Perfect Stripes Video Tutorial
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Amigurumi Stripes Written Instructions
Here’s a step-by-step on how I make my stripes for my amigurumi patterns.
Step 1: When it’s time to change colors, pull the hook out of the loop and insert it into the following stitch from back to front.
Make sure the yarn end is at the back of your work and when you insert the hook into the stitch, the hook goes over it.
Step 2: Grab the loop and pull it through the stitch from front to back.
Step 3: Bring the new color yarn ( Yarn B) and pull a loop through the loop on your hook (Yarn A). Pull the tail of Yarn A to close the loop.
Step 4: Start the new round in Yarn B by making a front loop single crochet in the same stitch where you pulled the Yarn A through.
Check out my tutorial on how to single crochet in the front loop only.
When it’s time to change colors again, repeat steps 1 – 4. And this is how you create seamless stripes on your amigurumi projects.
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