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. This module covered the basic principles of making toys such as … Continue reading Crochet Diploma: Module 11
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 … Continue reading Home Made crochet Steiner/Waldorf Gnomes and Nins
Free crochet pattern for a Pokeball
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 … Continue reading Cute Crochet Bunny for Easter
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 particular cubbies and drawers that mummy isn't allowed to mess up! … Continue reading Lottie’s Room
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 … Continue reading Bumblebees for Spring!