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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...

Dollhouse furniture - single bed mattress and pillow

Dollhouse furniture - single bed mattress and pillow
Introduction This is my second post about creating a crochet dollhouse bed (you can find the earlier post here). In this post I will be sharing my ...

Dollhouse furniture - single bed base and headboard

Dollhouse furniture - single bed base and headboard
Introduction A couple of years ago I designed a little crochet doll (which is currently finally in testing mode). While Aotearoa was in lockdown ea...

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 6 - Race car #2

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 6 - Race car #2
Introduction This little car is part of a series of vehicles I designed for my children. These race cars are good for using up small amounts of ya...

Having fun with Sophie's Universe

Having fun with Sophie's Universe
A few years ago I participated in the Sophie's Universe CAL by Dedri Uys. I loved the start of that pattern so much that I created a few little projects inspired by the flower at the centre of the pattern...

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 5 - mini race car #1

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 5 - mini race car #1
Introduction This car is one of a series of vehicles I designed for my children. This pattern is good for using up small amounts of yarn and is qu...

Porohita, Tapawhā, Pīwakawaka translations now available

Porohita, Tapawhā, Pīwakawaka translations now available
My "Porohita, Tapawhā, Pīwakawaka" has now been translated into 7 different languages. If you were waiting for the German translation, you will hav...

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 4 - Dump truck tip tray and wheels

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 4 - Dump truck tip tray and wheels
In this part, you will be making the wheels and dump truck tray to finish off the vehicle. There are two options for the tray at the back. You can either choose to make a fixed tray or you can have a tipping tray that opens up. If you are making the fixed tray you will not need the button or domes

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 3 - Dump truck vehicle body

Cars and Trucks CAL - Part 3 - Dump truck vehicle body
In this part of the CAL you will be making the vehicle body of the dump truck.

Ngeru square pattern

Ngeru square pattern
This week I'm introducing my new pattern, Ngeru square. This square was inspired by a children's story called "The dog and the mog" by Kaye Arnott...