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I’m a beginner – where should I start?

I’ve created many step-by-step photo and video tutorials that you can use to help you out, if you need it. If you’re a complete beginner, you’ll want to start with the Basics section, then move to Amigurumi Essentials. You can find them all at

I can help you every step of the way to mastering the art of amigurumi through my latest book, The Essential Guide to Amigurumi, which will guide you through step-by-step instructions, tips, and patterns to bring your crocheted toys to life, starting from the absolute basics.

Or if you’re brand new to crochet (and not just amigurumi) you may prefer to start with my other reference book, Everyday Crochet, which will guide you from the most basic principles of crochet through hundreds of ultra close-up, full colour photos – it’s the best way to learn to crochet short of taking from a personal lesson directly from me (which I’m afraid I can’t offer!)

See also my advice on which PlanetJune patterns are best for beginners.

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