Tag: toys

Crochet Diploma: Module 11

My favourite crochet subject – toys and amigurumi! I learned most of my amigurumi skills from Youtube by following tutorials on making play food and small toys for my daughter. I used these techniques to write my very first original pattern for crochet macarons….

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…

Pokéball Crochet Pattern

Free crochet pattern for a Pokeball

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…

Lottie’s Room

Turning a house into a home is more than just filling it with furniture. Lottie’s room being cosy, functional and easy to tidy is a priority of mine. She loves every doll and toy and book and spends hours playing and putting them in…

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…