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How To Close and Finish Off Amigurumi Hole

There are many different ways to close and finish off the hole at the end of your amigurumi project. I like my method because it results in a finish that I think really blends well with the rest of the rounds.

Watch the video below to see how I do it: 

STEP BREAKDOWN

Step 1 – To close the hole off we’re going to have to fasten off first.

Step 2 – Snip off the working end of the yarn.

How To Close and Finish Off Amigurumi Hole Step 1 How To Close and Finish Off Amigurumi Hole Step 2

Step 3 – Pull your hook up to fasten off.

Step 4 – Make sure you have enough stuffing before you close off the hole.

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Step 5 – Attach a darning needle to the tail end of your yarn.

Step 6 – Insert your darning needle underneath the front loop of the next stitch and out through the center of the stitch. 

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Step 7 – Pull through and tug on the tail lightly.

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Step 8 – Continue doing so all the way around making sure to only go under the front loop of each stitch.

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Step 9 – Once you’ve gone through all of your stitches, pull on your tail to cinch in the hole.

Step 10 – I like to weave my tail underneath the center circle. 

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Step 11 – Pull on the tail to tighten the circle.

Step 12 – To weave the excess tail in, run the needle through your project a couple of times.

How To Close and Finish Off Amigurumi Hole Step 12 How To Close and Finish Off Amigurumi Hole Step 13

Step 13 – Make sure to not tug on the tail too tightly or it’ll affect the shape of your amigurumi.

Step 14 – The tail is hidden as long as you only insert your needle into the next stitch.

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Step 15 – Cut the excess tail off and squish your project around to hide the tail.

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You have just closed off the amigurumi hole!

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Comments

  • Rebecca

    Thank you so much!! I had just been decreasing until it closed and then tying a knot ? #gamechanger

    May 2, 2020
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  • cabbie

    Thank you!

    May 25, 2020
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