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How to attach nicely rounded pieces to amigurumi

I’ve written about how to evenly place limbs on amigurumi by using the stitches as a grid for placement.

But, sometimes, if you follow the grid technique, you get pieces that look square when they should be round:

Can you see a pointy corner on this platypus eyeball?

Fear not… this is easy to fix!

Pointy eyeballs are an easy problem to solve. All you need to do it tug!

When attaching, pull tightly after you stitch a corner:

The tugging will round the corner out!

Problem solved!

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