Celebrate the holidays with a sweet little manger scene in the amigurumi style. Amigurumi is a Japanese word for a crochet style that translates into knitted doll or toy. The figures are small-sized and designed to be fun accents or show pieces, instead of serving a practical use. This makes amigurumi the perfect crochet style for creating a nativity set. The Amigurumi Nativity Pattern uses worsted weight yarn in small amounts for each of the pieces in the set. There is no need to purchase yarn for this project if you have a nice pile of scraps left over from other projects. These cute little Christmas accent pieces are going to bring the joy of the holiday season to you home.
The mulitple color changes and figure shaping gives the Amigurumi Nativity Pattern an intermediate crochet level. Amigurumi uses a the single crochet (sc) stitch to complete the patterns. Standing figures are about 6 inches tall and include Mary, Joseph, an angel and three wise men. Animals are about 3-1/2 inches and include a sheep and donkey. Baby Jesus lies in a straw-filled manger that is approximately 2-1/2 inches tall by 4 inches long. Amigurumi pieces are favorites of some collectors, which is why you need to make the Amigurumi Nativity Pattern for your home. You will be the envy of everyone that visits your home and sees this delight crochet Christmas decoration. The nativity sets makes the perfect gift for someone that loves handcrafted gifts or that hard to shop for person.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Standing figures are about 6" tall; animals are 3 1/2"=4" tall, and baby in manger is 2 1/2" x 4".
5 1/2" x 8 1/2" pattern booklet