Home Made crochet Steiner/Waldorf Gnomes and Nins

Since overhauling our toy disaster collection a year ago, I’ve opted for quality, open ended toys that stimulate imaginative play. Our play room is full of wooden food, musical instruments, baby dolls and clothes and a gorgeous doll house full of little wire dolls and hand me down furniture from at least three generations. The little girl who plays in there is much calmer and … Continue reading Home Made crochet Steiner/Waldorf Gnomes and Nins

Cute Crochet Bunny for Easter

I wanted something special and not made out of chocolate for Lottie’s Easter present. Thanks to the wonderful Laura at HappyBerry Crochet I was able to make this sweet little bunny. Lottie loved her bunny and I loved the sweet amigurumi pattern that worked up in a few nights. Here is the link to the video tutorial and also HappyBerry Crochet‘s wonderful website if you … Continue reading Cute Crochet Bunny for Easter

Bumblebees for Spring!

It’s spring in Sydney and that means fresh strawberries, flowers and ice cold lemonade feature heavily in our weekends. Lottie is almost 3 and really into tea parties and role playing with food. I have to check the grill for plastic donuts before putting on dinner! I used HappyBerry Crochet’s wonderful pattern to create this strawberry – – which was such a hit I’m going … Continue reading Bumblebees for Spring!