If you’re making amigurumi, there’s no gauge mentioned most of the time. This means you can use any yarn you like for this kind of crochet. Thicker yarn will result in a bigger softie, thinner yarn will result in a smaller stuffed animal. But is it really true that the yarn gauge doesn’t matter? Or does it?
Every yarn has it’s own characteristics and gauge. Sure, also your own crochet style is important. But every yarn will give you a slightly (or dramatically) different end result. Don’t worry, this can be a very positive thing. This way your amigurumi will have it’s very own unique character. And isn’t that just what we love about handmade items?
I selected 3 eco-friendly yarns and took them to the test. I used my Lennard the frog prince pattern to show you the different outcomes for these different yarns.
All three these yarns are eco-friendly and are available in lots of bright and happy colors.