Welcome to Sir Purl Grey!

Hello! My name is Phillip and I am an amigurumi artist from Calgary, Canada. I am a nerd at heart – my amigurumi designs are inspired by my passion for video games and comic books.
“Loaf” Pug Dog Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

“Loaf” Pug Dog Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

I love the shape of pugs. That little loaf body and itty bitty legs is just too much! I set out to develop a simple and quick pug amigurumi pattern that epitomizes that adorable loaf shape. But I soon realized that all animals are cuter in loaf form. By changing up...

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Koopa Shell Amigurumi Pattern

Koopa Shell Amigurumi Pattern

I have been playing a LOT of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and I'm finding that I often have to keep my road rage in check. To do that, I developed this pattern for the Koopa shells that you can use as items in the game to launch at your opponents. But now you can make your own...

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Sea Turtle Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Sea Turtle Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

I was very lucky to receive some Paintbox Cotton Aran yarn sent to me from LoveCrochet.com and I'm stoked to be collaborating with them by designing a Sea Turtle amigurumi with the Paintbox yarn. The colours on top from the left: Sailor Blue (col. 640), Dolphin Blue...

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How to Change Colours in Crochet

How to Change Colours in Crochet

When I first started crocheting amigurumi, I tended to avoid patterns that required changing colour because I didn't know how to do it properly. I figured that you would just drop whatever colour you were working with and start crocheting with the new colour but I...

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My book

The Crochet Wildlife Guide 

A complete illustrated guide to amigurumi wildlife. Features my designs for animals from around the world and amigurumi patterns for beginners to experts.