How to join amigurumi pieces

Almost all amigurumi require pieces to be put together, whether that’s an arm to a body or a beak to head. The method below explains how to join an open piece (in yellow) to a closed piece (in blue). With this method, the seam and remaining yarn tail should be invisible.

Step-by-step photos

Tips

• Use pins to plan where you’ll attach your pieces, and to help keep the pieces in place as you sew.

• As you sew the pieces together, you’ll get a better sense of how the final piece will take shape. You may want to add more stuffing to the open piece as you slowly seal it off.