They say that eyes are the window to the soul. Maybe your crocheted stuffed animals don’t have souls, but the eyes add quite a bit of character! Today I’m going to share a great tip for giving your crocheted eyes some extra pizazz.
You have lots of options for eyes on your amigurumi! You can. . .
- use black animal eyes
- use colored eyes
- crochet baby-safe eyes
- crochet baby-safe eyes and add specks of light… the focus of today’s blog post!
Plastic eyes reflect a bit of light already. It gives them a nice, lifelike sparkle. But what about baby-safe felt or crochet eyes?
Well – you can add a little speck of light to those, too.
Adding specks of light to crocheted eyes
Aren’t these fabulous? Stacey’s used the crochet baby-safe eyes, and embroidered the cutest little reflections on them!
Stacey’s done an adorable V-shape, but you can use a little knot or a simple line. To do this, you’ll want to embroider your detail on when you’re assembling the features on the head.