In the demonstration, worsted weight is used and the eyes are about an inch across. All you have to do is plot where you want them on your stuffed doll (sometimes a crochet pattern will tell you where the eyes should go), stick the post between stitches, and put the washer on the back to secure.
The knot will stay buried inside the stuffed animal's head and the eyes will stay firmly in place.
How to crochet stuffed animal eyes. ‘teddy bear’, ‘fox toy’, ‘elephant plush toy’ etc. Animal crochet is so fun! Once your eyes have been sewn on and the highlights look satisfactory, tie the ends together to secure them and use a needle to pull them through the stuffing to hide the ends.
Thread your yarn needle and insert it into your amigurumi from the back and exit out the front where you want your eye to start. Make stitches about 1 row long. When you have your eyes in your chosen position, pin them in place or make one stitch in the centre to hold the eye in place.
Feel free to adjust the instructions if needed by adding/reducing the amount of stitches and rounds. Today i wanted to share how my method for sewing “safe” stuffed animal eyes. They can work up fairly quickly and also make for a great handmade gift.
Of course eyes are different for every species so the first thing to do is to take a look at photos of real animals to see how big the eyes are in proportion to the animal’s head, decide on. Form a loop by connecting the last single crochet to the first single crochet with a slip stitch. But on the other hand, but i really don’t have the patience for embroidery.
Today i wanted to share how my method for sewing “safe” stuffed animal eyes. The item you need to do to create the magic is that take the black yarn on your hand and wrap it around you two fingers. Type in to google whatever you are making like:
See more ideas about crochet eyes, crochet, crochet patterns. In just a few quick steps your adorable toy will have an equally adorable face. But on the other hand, but i really don’t have the patience for embroidery.
To add a reflection take a small amount of white crochet thread and pass through a stitch once or twice as pictured below, secure and fasten off. If you would like to have smaller eyes, you can just use a thinner yarn. Of course, there are other methods for adding eyes, but this method is one of my favorites, because you can use scraps of yarn you already have.
Snip off any remaining ends and congratulate yourself for finishing your new amigurumi! The first thing you will do is form a magic ring. To get started with our tutorial on how to crochet eyes for stuffed animals, you will need to work with the black thread.
The white of the eye. Clip off the excess crochet cotton even with the stuffed animal's head. Now you can remove the eye with ease.
So as a super easy alternative, i use felt! Button eyes are a real choking hazard. Direct the needle back out of the stuffed animal's head and tug the needle gently until the knot pops through the stuffed animal fabric into the inside of the stuffed animal's head.
Tie the yarn onto your crochet hook using a standard slip knot.step 2, chain four. This completes round 1 of the eye. Yes, you lost an (amigurumi safety eye) in the process… but you saved your stuffed animal!
Look at photos of eyes and get to know basic eye anatomy. It doesn’t require many materials — all you need is yarn, a needle, scissors, and your crochet or knit toy. Work one single crochet into the second chain from the hook and one single crochet into the chain after that.
Here is an example how to crochet flat eyes for your amigurumi. After cutting out your desired shape and size, (i always get a […] Work with white color yarn.
Step 1, attach the yarn to the hook. Click through to find each of the patterns. Next add 1 stitch of white as close to inside of eye as possible, catching a little of the french knot to hold it in place (don’t worry if stitches are not the exact length of.
Keep in mind that the size of the eyes will depend on the yarn you use. I told you they would be easy! Another key point is that you need to insert and secure the eyes before you finish crocheting and stuffing.
Button eyes are a real choking hazard. After cutting out your desired shape and size, (i always get a […] Be sure to pin this tutorial to pull it up for a future project you would like to use them on.
Work a foundation chain of four chain stitches from the loop on your hook.step 3, establish a set of single crochet. In this tutorial i’ll show you how i embroider eyes with yarn. Here is a tutorial on how to easily crochet eyes for you amigurumi projects.
Alternatively, you can use a utility knife to cut the washer off of the post (if you’re desperate to save the eye itself), just make sure you don’t let that knife nick your fingers! Switch to view images and see what is the standard placement of the eyes for the character you are making. This video will show the just how easy it is to put the finishing touches on your knit and crocheted toys with the help of safety eyes.
So, you’ve crocheted a cute animal or doll and now you’re ready to add its face. Many are great for crochet beginners. To slip stitch, insert the hook into the first single crochet, wrap the yarn around the hook, and pull it through all the loops on the hook.
So as a super easy alternative, i use felt! Perfect for everything from amigurumi, dolls, and animals, plastic safety eyes are a quick and easy way to add that last finishing touch to your project.