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Hello everyone! So I'm working on designing my first amigurumi (crocheted dolls and stuffed animals) pattern and it's basically just all basic shapes based on what I've learned from amigurumi patterns in the past. After making several amigurumi I've got the basic shapes down -- sphere, oval, elongated sphere, cylinders, etc. I can basically make any symmetrical shape. But when it comes to amigurumi there are times where you want a less symmetrical shape especially for things like heads, snouts, tails etc. I haven't been able to find any advice on more advanced amigurumi shaping. Obviously sometimes in a pattern I follow there is more advanced shaping but it's going to be different for each project once you get away from the basic shapes. Is it just trial and error? I look at these 3d shapes as a big math problem and I understand that the shapes are symmetrical because you increase or decrease evenly all the way around. So in theory increasing or decreasing only on one side should give a less symmetrical shape. But I guess I'm having a hard time envisioning how to make it work. Does anyone have any references or advice on more advanced shaping?
So I'm trying to create a cabled triangle shawl and I have achieved something very similar to what I wanted, in the pics you can see, the cables are 6 dcs apart. My goal: I want there to be only 2dcs in between cables so they are much closer together Right now, I have been adding new cables once there are 12 sts ( not incl the edge stitch and one stitch inside the chain of the center point) on either side of an existing cable. Does that maybe help anybody to help me? Haha.. I have no clue. Thanks so much in advance
Hi everyone, I am trying to truly create a pattern for the first time. I have altered/ modified patterns before to suit my tastes and that's been a useful learning tool, but now I am wanting to create from the ground up. Here's what I have: - I know I want it to be a triangular shawl - I know what I want the pattern to look like, I have drawn it out. - I know which way I want it to work, which is from the bottom tip upwards ( not from the center neck outward, and not in vertical rows, and not one long chain and decreasing my way down) - it's going to be a series of staggered flowers, and in the in between rows, little staggered ch1 spaces The issue: I'm completely at a loss for how to execute this, I don't know how many stitches I need to have before starting the first flower, OR how to make sure the stitches in the in between row are lined up. I also don't know what it needs to be increased by every time. Basically, the numbers and the math of this is what's so hard. I am racking my brain. Is there a better way I could go about this? is there some sort of charting program people use to make sure stuff lines up? I attached my drawing. So both the flowers and the little chain 1 holes or spaces both create columns and the flowers increase by odd numbers and spaces increase by even. My issue is how to increase every row so that this works out. Thank you so so much, I am really thankful for any help.