Crochet kitten rattle pattern

Hello lovely makers! We are one month into the new year and I’m bursting with ideas, but there are not nearly enough hours in the day to make all the things I want to make… … Read more

Thandi the crochet zebra

crochet zebra

One of my son’s first words was ‘zebra’. Not the usual ‘dog’ or ‘bird’ but ‘zebra’. It started out as just ‘zzzz’ and then progressed to ‘zeb’ and now we are onto ‘zeb-boh’. I’m actually … Read more

Free crochet toy basket pattern

I’m mom to a very busy little boy who just loves playing. ALL. THE. TIME. One of his favourite things to do at the moment is to throw a ball or stacking cup and chase after … Read more

Playful penguin crochet pattern

penguin crochet pattern

ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER When I was 15 years old the ship “MV Treasure” sank off the coast of South Africa. It was transporting iron ore from China to Brazil and had an estimated 1300 tonnes of … Read more

Free watermelon crochet patterns

watermelon crochet patterns

It’s officially winter here in Cape Town and while the sun is shining today (I’m sitting in a glorious sunbeam as I write this), the last week has be cold and very wet. We’ve had … Read more

Free Father’s Day crochet patterns

Father's Day crochet patterns

It’s time to celebrate dads with Father’s Day this month! I find that there are so many crochet patterns out there for women and children, but not that much out there for men (other than … Read more

Free textured crochet washcloth pattern

free textured crochet washcloth pattern

This post contains affiliate links I love giving crocheted gifts, but there is not much out there for guys other than scarves and more scarves, beanies and gloves. Living in a warm country, all that … Read more

Cheeky monkey rattle / teether crochet pattern

crochet monkey rattle / teether

This post contains affiliate links I’m definitely in a season of babies and toddlers! Where once my Facebook and Instagram feeds were full of wedding photographs and parties, now they’re full of bouncing babies and … Read more