Japanese traditional arts like origami and kirigami have made their way into the international art field with kids and adults equally fascinated with these paper-folding and paper-cutting techniques. Similarly, amigurumi is a Japanese knitting or crochet art for making cute dolls and stuffed animals. The pretty woolen dolls can be perfect playmates for your kids while you can also just place them in your living room or bedroom to compliment your handiwork. Here is a collection of some attractive amigurumi knitting patterns for you. You can find the links for the free pattern tutorials below the pictures. The dolls are quite easy to make, being suitable for beginner knitters with the most popular patterns including amigurumi bunnies, cats and octopuses along with cartoon characters like Pikachu from Pokemon.
Octopus Amigurumi Knitting Pattern
Amigurumi Pikachu Knitting Patterns