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Learn how-to crochet eyes & eyelids for your amigurumi with Jennifer from Squirrel Picnic and then make Motley The Bear:


  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 1
    Step 1

    Crochet an eye.
    With black, ch 2 or begin with a magic loop.
    Rnd 1: 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook (or into magic loop and close). Join with slst. Break yarn. (10)

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 2
    Step 2

    Rnd 2: Ch 1 with white. 2 sc in next sc and ea sc around. Join with slst. (20)
    FO, leaving a long tail. Weave in all other ends.

  • Step 3

    Repeat Rnds 1-2 to make another eye.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 4
    Step 4

    Crochet the amigurumi’s right eyelid (your left).
    Ch 9.
    Working back down the chain: Sc, hdc, dc, (htr, tr, htr), dc, hdc, sc, slst. FO, leaving a long tail.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 5
    Step 5

    Thread the tail from the beginning of the chain onto a yarn needle. Insert your needle under the loops of the slst and pull the yarn through. Weave in this end.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 6
    Step 6

    Crochet the amigurumi’s left eyelid (your right).
    Ch 9.
    Working back down the chain: Slst, sc, hdc, dc, (htr, tr, htr), dc, hdc, sc. FO, leaving a long tail.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 7
    Step 7

    Thread the tail from the beginning of the chain onto a yarn needle. Insert your needle under the loops of the sc and pull the yarn through. Weave in this end.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pin eyes to amigurumi.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 9
    Step 9

    Using the long tails, sew eyes to amigurumi.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 10
    Step 10

    Pin eyelids to amigurumi.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 11
    Step 11

    With the long tails that you didn’t weave in, sew the top edge of each eyelid to amigurumi.

  • How to make a crochet. How To Add Faces To Your Amigurumi Part 4: Crochet Eyes And Eyelids - Step 12
    Step 12

    Give your amigurumi a big hug for putting up with all that poking and prodding.

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