- n. A stuffed animal toy usually made from crocheted yarn and having an oversized head.
- From Japanese, from 編む (amu) ‘to knit’ + 縫い包み (nuigurumi) ‘stuffed toy’. (Wiktionary)
“They're all forms of amigurumi, the Japanese word for crocheted or knitted stuffed animals with human characteristics.”
“Nowadays a search for 'amigurumi' on Amazon Japan returns nearly 200 pattern books and almost 300 pattern kits, and that's just in Japanese.”
“By using "amigurumi" you have also insured you have to define it by slipping the word "crocheted" in somewhere.”
“Here's U900, an amigurumi ukulele duo playing "Walk, Don't Run.”
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“* Learn how to make amigurumi with these books at Amazon.”
“Mario Bros., including Mario in penguin suit, amigurumi by Mindy, who has various items on sale at Etsy.”
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“Recently Offworld has gone crafty with new guest blogger Tiff Chow digging up LucasArts inspired amigurumi for both Day of the Tentacle and Sam & Max, which also led us to home-stitched LittleBigPlanet Sack-people based on Space Channel 5 and 60s cereal mascot Fruit Brute (!), and Anna the Red debuts her most adorable bento yet making The Behemoth's Castle Crashers fully edible.”
“Max, Carol, Astro Boy and Kai-Lan amigurumi patterns can be purchased from this Etsy shop.”
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