20% Off Sale!

My twins are turning one! I wanted to spread the celebration with 20% off all patterns! Just released yeti and bigfoot plush too! Use code TURNINGONE, for your discount. Expires end of the month! www.AMKCrochet.etsy.com ~ www.ravelry.com/designers/amanda-kuhn  

Twin Crochet Patterns!

For my twins, I just had to create some twin specific outfits. I had a tricky time deciding what to make and worrying about the size. I knew twins were typically born smaller, but didn’t want to make the outfits too small or two big. I ended up deciding to only make one outfit (for […]

Decorating with Yarn!

Hello Everyone! It has been a while since I have posted, since I am getting used to life with newborn twins! I wanted to create something, with yarn, that was a little different than my usual items, could hang on the wall, and baby friendly. I decided to purchase a latch hook kit, to fit […]

Butterfly Mobile Tutorial

Over Christmas I took the train down to Oregon, to spend some time with family and decided to have a crafty Christmas! I originally planned to crochet a few baby mobiles, for my little twins, but I started to worry that I was going to run out of time! Time seems to be flying! I […]

Crochet Pattern Testers

Hello! Over the years I have had several testers try out my patterns, but I usually find people through Ravelry or Etsy. I decided it was time to have a running list of people I can contact when I have a new pattern, that needs to be tested. 🙂 Qualifications: All that you need to […]

Free Crochet Toddler Quiet Book Pattern

Along with my AMK Crochet business, I am a nanny for an adorable little toddler, who is turning two! I started working with her a year ago, when I moved to Seattle. I have been trying to decide what to make her, for her birthday, that would be fun and not take up too much […]

Loving Lace Yarn!

I had never worked with lace yarn and honestly didn’t know much about it! I learned to crochet in a class at Joann Fabric, which is filled with mostly worsted weight acrylic yarn. There is of course other types of yarn, but that was the most popular at my store. Therefore, that is what I […]

Valentine’s Day Collection

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, so I thought I would put a little collection together! I recently published a FREE crochet newborn angel wings with halo, that would be a perfect valentines photo prop. I also have an adorable little pom-pom hat with diaper cover set that is in 0-3 month and 3-6 month […]

Craftsy Crochet Classes

I am always looking for more crochet tips and tricks, so I decided to try out some classes on Craftsy.com. I started selling my crochet patterns on Craftsy a few months back, but had yet to take any of their crocheting classes (I did take a free knife skills class that I enjoyed though). I […]

Making a Switch

I am in the process of making a bit of a switch. I was using wordpress.com to start my blog, but then decided to make the switch to being self-hosted. I really wanted to opportunity to customize my site a little more and to start selling my crochet patterns, on my own site. I love […]

Changing Color with Crochet

I am currently working on my aviator hat and plane plush pattern, which made me think of creating a post about changing color! As  you can see below, I wanted to change color mid row for my plane front window and the nose of the plane with as clean of a look as possible. Luckily this is […]