When you making amigurumi toys, changing yarn color is one of an essential skill. Many amigurumi patterns include colour changes – a step in which you need to pick up new yarn that is in a different colour than the one that is currently on your hook.
So how to change color ? This method shows
quick and easy color change when crocheting single crochet stitches.When working on the last round before your next color change work up until the last stitch of the round. Then insert the hook into the last stitch, yarn over and pull it through the stitch. Now you have 2 loops on the hook. Yarn over the new color and pull it throught these two loops on the crochet hook. With this you finished the single crochet stitch and have successfully made a color change.Crochet the next few stitches through the remaining yarn tails to secure them.
In this video you will learn how to make color change (click on the link):https://youtu.be/HzgfAYO36pA
If you really care about details, you should know how to make invisible color change
With this method you will be able to create colorful amigurumis with many color changes.
When you need to change color, just finish your round (do not make a sleep stitch) and cut the yarn. We will start the next round with a new color 3 stitches back from the finish of the previous round.
Join your new color and make chain stitch 1. Crochet single crochet around using the new color yarn. You can hide the remaining yarn ends behind your stitches as you go.
In this video you will learn how to make invisible color change
(click on the link):https://youtu.be/Lu2A2BvFUZg