Before I start with the patterns for boys I want to share a pattern for this crocheted collar I made for my daughter. I’m still putting the finishing touches on it but I should be up within the next few days.
I recently took part in a community yarn bombing project. At times my local town can feel like a bit of a lost cause, so I jumped at the opportunity to help spruce it up a bit. I’m usually quite a reserved person but I felt like this was a chance to restore some hope… Continue reading Yarn Bombing
I made this bonnet for a very good friend of mine who’s little girl was born 2 days ago on the 4th of July. I couldn’t find a pattern that was quite right so I made one up. NEWBORN: Hook: 3.5mm Yarn: DK / 8 ply 6 MONTHS: Hook: 4.5mm Yarn: Worsted / 10 ply… Continue reading Samira – Apricot Baby Bonnet – Free pattern
My daughter wearing one of the MANY crochet collars I’ve made using this free pattern.
Top ten free crocheted toy patterns for babies and kiddies. I’ve decided to do a top ten series, there soooo many kind, talented designers out there offering their patterns for free. The web is a veritable treasure trove such things, there’s no need to go out and spend lots of money on fancy books (although… Continue reading Top Ten Toys
Age: 0 – 3 months Hook: 3.5mm Yarn: Worsted / 10 ply (for the chunky look) ABBREVIATIONS Ch: Chain St: Stitch Sc: Single Crochet Dc: Double Crochet Ch 50 R1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch **,… Continue reading Simple Shell Stitch Pixie Bonnet
As my daughter becomes more and more mobile it has become near impossible to get a good photo of her. I tell her to sit on her chair and stay still for 10 seconds while mummy takes a photo for her blog. But telling Amelie to sit still is like telling the earth to stop… Continue reading Granny Square Bonnet
Our Easter egg hunt was a success! She even managed to stop eating the chocolate long enough to consume some of the dried fruit. Hurray!!! Happy Easter everyone! Hope you have a great day.
I found this little guy on my op-shopping trip today. He was stuffed in a pile of old linen, unfinished and unloved. I decided at once to adopt him. When I asked the lady how much he was she took one look at him, turned up her nose and said ’10 cents?’. I couldn’t let… Continue reading Lost Dog
I made this cushion for my daughter out of a vintage doily I found at our local op-shop. It was really easy to make – I just crocheted around the edge until it was the size I wanted. But it wasn’t as easy to find a circular cushion insert. Has any one else come across… Continue reading Vintage Doily Cushion