The Right Side of an Amigurumi

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I showed you the invisible decrease in my last post. Now I want to show you the other Amigurumi secret to help your stuffed toys look their best.

Amigurumi “fabric” has a right side and a wrong side just like most fabrics. When the right side faces out the toy is shapely and smooth. When the wrong side faces out it can distort the shape and it gives an odd texture to the outside of the toy.

The way I originally learned about right side and wrong side (apart from doing it wrong a time or two) is from the look of the stitches.

On the right side, the stitches are little “v” shapes and you can’t see the top rail of the stitch rows.

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The wrong side looks rougher and has “t” shapes.

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You can also see that the wrong side being out makes the top row lean in…

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