She was wearing one of the crochet dresses when she was 3 years old. Mum had been keeping those dresses for more than 20 years because they are just so precious! As you could see in the pictures, my mum was so used to crochet dresses using those tiny lace crochet yarn which took forever for her to complete a dress as compared to those chunky / heavy weighted yarn. The reason mum using lace yarn / light weighted yarn because those really thick wool yarn will be too warm for a tropical country like Malaysia. And guess what? I am sort of allergic to wool.
Left: Chain 2 method: Ch 2, 6 SC in 2nd chain from hook.
It left a much bigger hole than the Magic Ring.
Right: Magic Ring, 6 SC in Magic Ring.
Magic ring makes your amigurumi project much neater with the almost invisible hole.
Here's the step-by-step (ultra lengthy) tutorial for making Magic Ring. Let's grab your hook & yarn and get started! (Click to view larger image)
Tadah! Once you have mastered the Magic Ring method, you can now start doing any amigurumi project! Do email me / leave me a comment if you have any questions when doing the magic ring.
Here is the list of other really useful resources that provide tutorials for amigurumi:
I will start posting some really easy-peasy & practical amigurumi pattern real soon =) Have fun crocheting.