It is not easy balancing work, life, kids, and crafts. Join me as I (self-consciously) discuss how I attempt to do this with Marie Segares from Creative Yarn Entrepreneur.
Zoe the Zebra is the fourth animal in the Little Zoo series. She is the second animal I have done in collaboration with the talented Anette Bak. Zoe the crochet zebra’s ears and legs are joined as you go, making for very little sewing indeed. Her moveable limbs mean that she can sit, stand, and […]
Here is one juice box craft that will take you hardly any time to do: A Chalkboard Juice Box Village, perfect for drawing on and playing with.
Napolion is just the sweetest little crochet lion in the world! The photos honestly don’t do him justice. He’d make a perfect desk-buddy…In fact, I think I might take him to work for those times when I need a little bit of extra courage.
The pattern for the crochet flower puzzle ball has now been updated with loads of clear photos and better instructions (hopefully). You can find the pattern here.
I cannot tell you how pleased I am with these Carrot Oat Bars. The boys (husband included) loved them and we scoffed the lot within 36 hours. I barely had time to take pictures before they were gone.
Meimei means little sister in Chinese. And isn’t it the perfect name for this little baby elephant crochet pattern? Meimei is 11 cm from front to back (not including her trunk) and 9 cm high (4.3″ x 3.5″). Perfect, right? She has movable limbs, so she can sit and stand with ease. She takes very little […]
I would like to introduce you to Chloe the Crochet Cow Puzzle. She is just one of my many Amamani Patterns ( short for Amigurumi Amish Puzzle Animals). The Crochet Cow Puzzle is based on the original Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball, and as such comes apart into 3 segments, or rings, which then have to be re-assembled […]
Update July 2014: This pattern is no longer available as a stand-alone pattern. Instead it will soon be available as part of a book by Annie’s Publishing. I would like to introduce you to Brill the Crochet Lion Puzzle. He is the most recent of my Amamani (Amigurumi Amish Puzzle Animals) and I am very chuffed with […]
The pattern for these tiny crochet cars has been lying around for absolute ages. I just never got around to writing it up properly. I needed motivation. And motivation struck in the form of a house move! You know the drill..the minute you have to do something important and big – like an exam […]