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

Ballerina mouse crochet pattern

crochet ballerina mouse

I probably shouldn’t tell other new moms this, but my dear little boy (5 months old already – time sure flies!) has been sleeping like an absolute champ which means that I have some time in the evenings to work on some new crafting projects. The latest one came together so nicely and I’m delighted to share my ballerina mouse with you! Now, I’m no dancer (my sister got all those genes). I joined a dance class when I was younger and seemed to be more of a heffalump squeezed into a leotard a few sizes too small than anything remotely resembling a dancer. Have you seen that scene in Fantasia with the hippo in a tutu? Yep, that’s about right! I think I’ll stick to crafting…

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Spring time bunny crochet pattern

crochet spring bunny

It’s been so cold here lately that sitting snuggled up doing crochet is a pretty standard position for me these days. I was looking through my diary today, though, and realised that there are 21 … Read more

8 tips for crocheting amigurumi

Tips for crocheting amigurumi

This post contains affiliate links. So you want to start crocheting adorable amigurumi but not quite sure where to start? Here are some amigurumi tips to help you get going! 1. Master the magic ring … Read more

Teeny tiny crochet dinosaur

Tiny dinosaur crochet pattern

I think most children go through a dinosaur loving phase. Did you? I certainly know I did! My parents recall a scene where I was sitting with a pre-school friend in the back of the car … Read more