For weeks I have been going back and forth on wanting a yarn winder. I found some that were good for as low as twenty dollars, and even some that cost well into the hundreds. I debated about buying one of the twenty dollar ones but I was never certain on my desire for it so I found an alternative.
Specialty Substitute Dolls
The most accurate name ever? Maybe. By buyo-baka!
Amigurumi is a knitted or crocheted soft animal. The name is derived from the Japanese words ‘ami’ that means something knitted or crocheted, and ‘nuigurumi’, which means a soft toy. These can be seen at Annantalo (Annankatu 30) in Helsinki until March 30th.
Here’s the book on how to make your own.