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Stuart the Crochet Stegosaurus

In our home, at the height of summer, when it gets really hot and the house plants flourish, I sometimes see a strange creature rummaging through the basil, or chewing on the stems of our English Ivy. It’s hard to make out what exactly it is because it moves so fast, but if I didn’t know […]

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Crochet Haikyu Crow Amigurumi PDF Pattern

This adorable crochet Haikyu crow would not have been possible if it hadn’t been requested by a fan and supporter of handmade work. I was approached on Etsy to design and create a pattern based on a character from the manga series, Haikyu. I was provided with a photo of a plush version and was […]

Waiting for Spring Wrist Warmers

Even though, as I type this, the city is covered in inches of snow with thick flakes continuing to steadily fall I am optimistic that spring is just around the corner. It’s not that this winter has been horrible – it’s actually been a roller coaster of warm days and somewhat cold days, which is […]

Scrabble Pouch

Do you know someone who is crazy about Scrabble? Wouldn’t it be amazing if they had a unique pouch that showed their love of word games? If you’re eagerly nodding your head then keep scrolling because today I’m sharing a crochet Scrabble pouch pattern. Crochet Scrabble Pouch Pattern Notes: Follow the chart for colour changes. […]

Amigurumi Eeyore – Part 4

I am excited because this cute little Eeyore finally has a body! And a tail! It’s been a fun project and I’ve enjoyed breaking it up into manageable parts. I hope the tutorials have helped new crocheters and amigurumists in particular. I’d love to know what you thought of the crochet along and if you’d […]

Stitch Away Stress, Lemongrab!

A few months ago I came across a crochet lemon pattern by Twinkie Chan – she made the lemon stress ball last April for Stress Awareness Month – and like with most patterns I saved it with the intention to use it “some day.” For some time I’ve been wanting to crochet Lemongrab. He’s probably […]

Crochet Banana Slippers

Banana time! I’ve put together the crochet banana slippers pattern into a PDF that is now available for purchase in the shop. And remember, until February 29, get 25% off a pattern purchase using promo code love2016!

Banana Slippers – Part 2

Continuing from where we left off last week, in this post I’ll share the steps to make the heel and banana peel segments (ankle). Grab your half (“eaten”) banana and let’s get these slippers ready to wear! Click here for the first part of the pattern. Materials -approx. 100 grams worsted weight yarn in yellow […]

Crochet Heart

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I thought I’d get into the lovey dovey mood and make a cute little crochet heart. This pattern is for a plushie heart that you can leave plain or dress up as you like – maybe add a cute amigurumi face or embroider a sweet love note! Materials […]

Crochet Frankenstein Monster Mason Jar Cosy

During one of our walks this weekend, Jay and I noticed pumpkins, spooky lawn decorations, so many beautiful orange leaves on the ground, and a cloudy, chilling haze overhead. Halloween was definitely in the air on Sunday afternoon. It was a little cold so to make our nature walk that much better I decided to grab […]