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Topic: [ACCEPTED] Crochet Board and Amigurumi  (Read 6359 times)
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« on: September 22, 2006 03:39:36 AM »

I don't know who else is a crochetter around here, but I've been noticing recently that Amigurumi is on the rise.  It seems to be taking over the crochet board.  I think the stuff people make is really adorable, but I'm personally more into making garments.  Whenever I'm trying to browse the Crochet board for inspiration, sometimes I kinda wish Amigurumi had it's own section.  It would help both garment crochetters and Amigurumi crochetters browse for projects they liked/were in the mood, save time on browsing and give some recognition to Amigurumi, which I think is a great craft and has it's own unique qualities that can be recognized as being different from other types of crochet.  Any thoughts?
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2006 08:41:48 AM »

Amigurumi is one of those things that can already go in a few places: the crochet board or the toys board. I don't think amigurumi techniques are really all that different from regular crochet, anyway, it just happens to have a Japanese name to i. I think putting another board in might be a good idea, but to be perfectly honest, there are an average of 3 - 5 new projects posted per day on the crochet board (if that many), so it's not overwhelming the board or anything.
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2006 08:43:28 AM »

oy! I just realized how sort of bitchy that all sounded- I didn't intend it to sound that way at all! So sorry
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2006 09:47:43 PM »

Its realllllly starting to take over now, though.
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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2006 10:02:49 PM »

haha well right now we have an amigurumi challenge! No wonder there are loads of amigurumi. Amigurumi is a fad right now, similar to ipod cozies. For a while, everyone was making them but now theres only a post every so often. Amigurumi is like that, too.

I just highly doubt we'll be getting an amigurumi board. Just wait, itll die down. For now, though, just enjoy that something has made people want to learn to crochet! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2006 10:10:33 PM »

Oh durr. I like to pay attention, can you tell?

All this red yarn makes me wanna crochet me a lobster.
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« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2006 10:21:53 PM »

do it! You have time to enter the crochet challenge until (I think I said 6 pm) tomorrow!
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« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2006 10:33:56 PM »

I would...but I have managed to pour my soul into creating an Obey Giant blanky for the boyfriend. Lordy lordy, what have I gotten myself into?!

I will make one later, for fun.
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2007 04:14:10 AM »

What about a separate board for amigurumi projects?  The crochet finished projects board seems to be full of them.  Don't get me wrong - I think they are great, and might try a few myself one day, but you have to sift through them to find the other stuff (garments, bags & accessories etc) which I am more interested in at the moment!

Update:  Sorry, mod!  I hadn't seen the previous posting on this (too lazy to go to the next page  Embarrassed). 
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« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2008 10:07:33 AM »

I was wondering if under the Completed Projects, we could have a separate board for Amigurumi and one for other projects.
I mean no offense to those who make Amigurumi, I do want to make a few for some of the children in my life. But I'm not as interested in it. And sometimes I feel as if the crochet board is completely swamped with it.
It also seems like other projects [scarves, afghans, mitts, hats, etc] get lost in the sea of Amigurumi [hehe].
Its not like I don't want to see it, I just think that because it is something that is so popular, it might deserve its own heading under crochet.

Its totally just a thought. I'm willing to be shot down.
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