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The CAL paused a little bit  but we are back with a bucketful of yarn fun ready to make Bugglegum the Funny Girly Girl Poodle.  Enjoy!

Here's Cowlina Moolove, the only one of the Moolove clan who has decided to wear clothes! She's a lovable cow with her own personality. And she would be equally at home in the arms of a child as in the corner of a kitchen or eating area that has been decorated in a country style.

Our current CAL is Sugar the Funmigurumi Shrew, the Mozzarella-crazy little girl who has stolen Crunchy's heart (so long as he has cheese in his pocket, he's got her full attention!) Happy crocheting!

This is our last CAL: Crunchy the Shrew. I have seen many crochet Amigurumi critters but I have never seen a Shrew, which is a wild rodent, similar to a mouse but with a longer snout, smaller ears and small eyes. We are making Crunchy now.

We are having a LOT of fun at our CAL, these are other patterns we made: Oinky Boinky Baby Puffy Piggy

And Crackers the Parrot

This is another CAL pattern: Donner the Piggy (Dahlia's Brother)

This was another CAL: Dahlia the Piggy

This is Lila the Funmigurumi Hippo

make precious amigurumi toys in our free crochet along

If you want to make her, hurry and join the LIST. This week is the last change you have to make her, once the pattern is past, it is gone and it won't be repeated!

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this is Addy, the Funmigurumi Monkey

This is Chubbs, a funny little crochet Plushie!

At Craftybegonia, we're all about imagination and creativity. Plushies and Softies are all the rage, and they are making their way across into crocheted toy-making, so here's one to get you started! This is a super cute and easy toy, you can make lots of them in a hurry if you needed to for gifts or for a children's charity. I love to teach, so I included two new things for you to learn in this pattern: 1. A new style of shoes, which you can also use for other toys. 2. The technique of adding a Face block to a toy. If you're not on the CAL, sign up and join the fun, the learning and the adventure!

This is Little Dumpling

This is Moni the Elephant

I know that some of you are looking for patterns for Holiday gift-giving to little ones of your heart, others of you also want to use them for end-of-the-year children's charities, some of you hope to make some extra cash selling the items made from these patterns, (I don't mind, so long as the patterns themselves are not sold,) some are expecting a baby or are about to have the joy of welcoming a new grandchild, others have a close friend expecting and would like to join the fun of helping to decorate the nursery, for those reasons, I take your needs very seriously and try my best to furnish you with precious, fun, colorful, lovable critters that children of all ages will want. That is what Funmigurumi are all about! If you follow my blog and make the patterns there, if you purchase my patterns at the FriendsofCraftybegonia store, and if your join the CAL, you will also be learning many tricks along the way on how to make these huggable and cute little creatures. Stick with me for a wonderful ride!

Please make a note of this, the Funmigurumi Love List CAL is moving to better serve its members!

This is Lollie the Bear. We are going into cuteness overload!

If you have not joined our CAL, join in a hurry, because once a CAL pattern is done, it is gone, and will not be repeated! Join today so that you will not miss out on all this cuteness!

This was Amelie, a funny little rabbit who doesn't go anywhere without her carrot!

This precious dolly was Mimi Cupcake and yes, she's a cupcake herself!

I could have called this the Craftybegonia Crochet-Along List but I want this List to be so much more than that! It is not just another email list, it will be, if I get my way, a wonderful way of sharing with others who love toy-making, what we love to do!

This is some of what I'm planning for this List:
  • Free email Crochet-Alongs of Funmigurumi that will NEVER appear on the Funmigurumi blog nor in this store (they will be exclusively designed for this List!)
  • Advance notice of what is coming next on the Funmigurumi blog.
  • You'll be the first to know when new patterns come into the store. This is especially useful for those of you who make items to sell from these patterns. That way you can prepare your selections so that you can crochet them and be ready for craft fairs, etc.
  • You'll be the first to hear about some sales I'm planing to hold.
  • You know I love to teach, and I'm always coming up with new ways to make toys. You will always be learning new ways to make Amigurumi that are fun, colorful, lovable and have earned the name Funmigurumi.
Funmigurumiland just got a whole lot funnier and more fun, why not join us? Let your hook and yarn romp on the funny side of cuteness!

If you know Craftybegonia at all, and love Funmigurumi, you can trust me on this, you won’t want to miss any of the stuff I have coming up! So, join the List today and stay in the loop of everything that will be happening! (And yes, this cute little fellow is one of the Crochet-Alongs that I am planning.)
Why would you miss out? What are you waiting for?
Sign up. It's FREE!
►If you are going to receive the CAL in Gmail and you are using the new Tabs, please remember to look for the CAL in the Promotions Tab!

This precious little penguin was our second CAL:

This is what we made on our first CAL:

Don't miss out anymore, join us!

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  1. Yay, glad you are starting a mailing for your blog/shop. I love seeing people connect with their fans/readers/customers in this very important way.

  2. Thank you Sara! This is an exciting venture for me too. I had put it off for a long time, thinking that I did not have the time until all of your marketing smart cookies convinced me!

  3. Your designs are so very cute I love making them they are fun and bring lots of smiles the first one I crocheted my 22 year old daughter scooped in and took it hugging it to her

  4. Thank you, Tami, you're so sweet! Your words are so encouraging to me!

  5. I just found the CAL email, Google's new mail set up has confused me LOL Hopefully I can get started on this tonight!

  6. Wonderful! I'm so glad you're in, Julia! This is going to be a lot of fun!

  7. I would absolutely love to join in your CAL! I just found you, not sure where you are with your projects, but please do count me in!!


  8. Hi Traci! You are must welcome to join us! Tomorrow I will be preparing the New CAL it will be a bunny doll and she's super cute. So join in and enjoy!

  9. Yes, yes please these patterns are indeed fun and adorable. I want them for myself. Sometimes I miss things because I'm consumed by crochet! When do we begin the next Cal? Thanks. Gigi

  10. I want to be able to join in on the most recent Lillie Bear but I'm not sure where to go. Please help! Thanks.

  11. Such a Group of terrific Amumigurumi

  12. Hi Gigi Lee! The CAL form is a MailChimp form that can be found on the reight side of this blog from Sunday through Thursday evening every week. I "close" the store on Thursday by making all posts inactive. I HAVE to do that for several reasons including health ones. You have no idea of the volume of emails I receive, I would never get any rest if I left everything open all the time, especially since I have to manually deliver every pattern! If you didn't make it to this week's delivery of the CAL, don't worry, just sign up for it on Sunday or Monday when the sign-up form is up again, and you will automatically get the second part of the pattern, which MailChimp will email to you automated. Then, email me, using the email address that appears on the email MailChimp sends, and I will personally send you the first part of the pattern and you will be able to make Lollie. Hope this helps!

  13. I am in love with Dalhia the Piggy. What is CAL and how does it work?

  14. Hi Traci Creel! The CAL is a weekly crochet-along in email newsletter form where we all work together on a given pattern and have fun together making it. All the patterns, past and present, featured on the CAL, are free to all members of the CAL (the old ones upon request, the new ones automatically). Hope this answered your question.