One of my reasons for learning to crochet is because I found this:
It’s the cutest amigurumi ever, and I coveted it, so link hopped til I found where he was from. I was amazed to find that he was made from a free pattern, on a blog of other awesome free patterns. The creator was Stephanie from All About Ami, which is my favourite amigurumi blog – check it out, it’s filled with squee!
Anyway, enough butt kissing. After seven months learning to crochet well (including reading Stephanie’s tutorial about crocheting the right way round and having that eureka moment I hadn’t had with any other tutorial) I finally felt ready to give him a go. Here’s how he turned out:
Obviously there’re a few differences (colour, size of head wings, two fangs because one just looked like drool…) but I’m pleased with him. More photos and my thoughts on following the pattern after the jump, or you can head straight over to the Dragon pattern on All About Ami.