Yes, it is a thing! My friend, Stephanie, from All About Ami opened my eyes to this new world on last week’s episode and I just had to explore it a little more. Why didn’t I think of this? Who doesn’t want a giant, cuddly ami?
I’m joined by, Holly, creative lady behind Storyland Amis. Ironically enough, she got her start making tiny amigurumi but today she takes it to the next level and creates amis that are almost as big as she is!
- About Holly and the start of her extreme amigurumi adventure.
- What tools you need and where to find these super sized items.
- How to estimate the amount of yarn you’ll need.
- How long it takes to make an extreme ami.
- Arm fatigue and how to deal with it.
- Stuffing and facial details.
- The design process and how it differs from normal scale amigurumi.
Now if you haven’t done so already, click on that play button at the top of the page to hear from Holly!
Annie’s Hook & Needle Kit Club!
I’m thrilled to have found another monthly subscription service that allows me to let go of my “designer stresses” and just enjoy my craft. We need a passion project to fuel our work life and the Hook & Needle Kit Club can be just that.
When you start your subscription, you’ll pay only $9.99 (that’s 50% off!) plus shipping and processing. PLUS Annie’s will send you a free gift too! I am really loving the first three kits I’ve received and I know you will too!
Join me in this monthly passion project mission at Annies and if you have any questions at all, I’m more than happy to help! Just leave your question in the comment section and I’ll get back to you!
Links & Resources
- Storyland Amis website
- Storyland Amis Etsy Shop
- Hand Exercise Post from We Are Knitters
- Mama Knows Luxury 40 mm Hook
- Wool Couture 40 mm Hook
- 25 mm Hook from Premier
- Extreme Acrylic Yarn
- Premier Yarns Couture Jazz
Find Holly on Instagram @storylandamis
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