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Crochet cable braids

Crochet cable braids
I’ve long been fascinated by crochet cables, stemming from seeing the many knitted versions, especially on the cute little hooded cardigan my best ...

Camel stitch sweater pattern for 15" doll

Camel stitch sweater pattern for 15" doll
Introduction When I was thinking about what to create using the camel stitch, I thought it might be fun to create a sweater (or as we call it i...

Yarn scrap challenge #9 - Pōhutukawa flower

Yarn scrap challenge #9 - Pōhutukawa flower
Introduction Welcome to my 9th yarn scrap challenge post. This little flower is something I have been thinking about creating for a long time ...

Christmas yarn bombing

Christmas yarn bombing
A couple of weeks ago I decided it might be fun to yarn bomb my local library. I got permission from the librarians before I started and decided th...

Stitch square challenge #9 - crocodile stitch

Stitch square challenge #9 - crocodile stitch
Introduction I'm a week late posting this stitch challenge as I got myself slightly distracted creating my little Christmas Angel patterns which w...

Crocodile stitch Christmas tree doorknob hanger

Crocodile stitch Christmas tree doorknob hanger
Introduction This little Christmas tree doorknob hanger was something I created a few years ago. It has changed a little over the last few years a...

Christmas Angels patterns

Christmas Angels patterns
In early November I started thinking about how close it was getting to Christmas and I decided to design a couple of Christmas angels. Both of the...

Crocodile stitch

Crocodile stitch
I first came across this stitch while doing a CAL in 2014 (it was the stitch used to give petals in the appropriately named "crocodile flower" squ...

Milk/Fuel Tanker Pattern

Milk/Fuel Tanker Pattern
I'm pleased to introduce my latest amigurumi pattern - a milk tanker pattern. As a nation that has a large dairy industry, it is very common to se...

Crochet tribute to a korowai

Crochet tribute to a korowai
This week is "Te wiki o te reo Māori" (Māori language week) here in Aotearoa so I thought this was a good time to post about something I designed a...

Dollhouse furniture - sheet set

Dollhouse furniture - sheet set
Introduction This set of patterns is to make a sheet set to go with the little dollhouse bed that I designed for some 6" dolls. You can find the pa...

Remembering Claudine

Remembering Claudine
Last week I was planning on having the 3rd part of my doll's bed pattern up on my blog (the sheet set). However, earlier in the week I lost a dear...