5 Creative Ways to Use Safety Eyes

how to use safety eyes

Safety eyes are probably the easiest way to add adorable looking eyes to your amigurumi, and if you do it right there are a whole lot of different ways to customize them.

Here’s how to use safety eyes for your amigurumi and 5 creative ways to use safety eyes!

Safety Eyes are plastic attachable eyes that snap together to connect to any surface with a small hole or that you can poke through, obviously making them perfect for amigurumi. They come in all shapes and sizes, you can get round ones, oval ones, felt ones, some that look like cat eyes, some that look like a little noses, some that look like koala noses. There are an insane combination of types.

They are composed of two parts, a front and back. The front is the main part that comes in the variety of types and sizes, and the backs come in basically two different types, hard or soft plastic.

 

 

 

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How to Crochet Helmets and Hoodies (for Goblinoids)

In this lesson we’ll be crocheting helmets and hoods for your amigurumi characters! This pattern was designed to fit on my Goblinoid characters, specifically Goblins, Trolls, and Orcs, but with some alterations these helmets can likely fit other amigurumi as well. 

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The Materials:

•The Yarn (Worsted Weight)
•Size G6/4.00mm Hook •Stuffing
•Needle

Suggested yarns:
Lily Sugar n’ Cream
Red Heart Scrubby Smoothie

The Gauge:
5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1” 

Worked in the Round
Unless otherwise stated

The Stitches:
– Ch : Chain stitch
– St : Stitch
– Sl.st : Slip Stitch
– Sc : Single Crochet
– Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
– BLO / FLO : Back / Front Loops Only

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