Today we will learn to Create a Colorful Crochet Amigurumi Christmas Bulb
Crocheting is a fun and creative hobby that allows you to make delightful, colorful creations. If you’re a fan of both crocheting and the holiday spirit, you’re in for a treat! In this blog post, I’m going to dive into the world of crochet amigurumi and show you how to make a cheerful Christmas bulb. Plus, stick around till the end for a free written pattern that you can use to create your own festive masterpiece.
Amigurumi is so fun and is just so versatile. From tiny creations to giant items your are almost limitless items that you can crochet. I’ve seen so many cute creations that Amigurumi has become one of my favorite items to craft. I even saw a cute Avocado pillow that I am itching to try.
Amigurumi, is a Japanese art form that involves crafting small, stuffed yarn creatures or objects. When you combine these two techniques, you get the perfect recipe for making adorable crochet amigurumi creations, like our Christmas bulb!
Click here if you want to see the short video of when I shared this project; Christmas Crochet Bulb
Crocheting a colorful amigurumi Christmas bulb is a delightful way to embrace your passion for crochet and celebrate the holiday spirit. Whether you’re new to crocheting or an experienced crafter, this fun hobby offers endless opportunities for creativity. With our free written pattern, you’re all set to bring joy to your tree and your crafting journey. Happy crocheting and happy holidays!
Be sure to read my post which gives you great tips to become an amigurumi post here: Tips for Amigurumi
If you like to create fun Christmas decorations you might enjoy this post:
Instructions for Crochet Christmas Bulb Decoration
Medium weight yarn of your color choice (worsted weight yarn) Scraps
Yarn in various colors (red, green, and white are great choices for
a Christmas bulb)
Crochet Hook 3.25 mm ( Size D hook)
Tip: Use a stitch marker to keep track of your rounds. It’s easy to get confused when crocheting in the round as we are going to do to make this bulb.
To begin: Start with the color yarn of the bulb. We will be crocheting in the round.
Magic circle, 5 single crochet into circle, pull shut tight
Round 2: 1 single crochet into each stitch (5 sc)
Round 3: Increase in each stitch (2 single crochet in each stitch) ( 10 sc )
Round 4: 1 single crochet in each stitch
Round 5: *single crochet, sc increase* repeat from * to * (15 sc)
Round 6: Single crochet in each stitch
Round 7: * single crochet, single crochet increase*, repeat from * to * (20 sc)
Round 8: 1 single crochet in each stitch
Round 9: * single crochet, single crochet, single crochet increase (sc2tog) * repeat from * to * (25 sc)
Round 10-11: single crochet in each stitch
Round 12: *single crochet in next 3 stitches, single crochet decrease (sc2tog)*, repeat from * to * (20 sc)
Round 13: *single crochet in next 2 stitches, single crochet decrease (sc2tog)*, repeat from * to * (15 sc) Stuff your bulb using your polyfil stuffing.
Round 14: *single crochet, single crochet decrease (sc2tog)* , repeat from * to * (10 sc)
Change yarn color to your silver yarn (or whatever color you have chosen for the top of your bulb)
Round 15- 18: single crochet in each stitch (10)
At end of round 18 fasten off leaving a long tail to stitch up the top of the bulb. Stuff the top of the bulb, using a running stitch close up the top of your bulb.
Enjoy your Crochet Christmas Bulb decoration. Don’t forget to share this post with your crafty friends and family.