Author: Caz

A photo of three crochet toys called Tree Thangs, which are basically long tree like toys with floppy hands and feet, leafy hair and round faces with two brown eyes and no nose or mouth. In this photo is a very large copper coloured Tree Thang with its hands on tow smaller ones about a third of its size which are caramel and light brown colours

Tree Thangs

Tree Thangs are very simple to make. You can crochet one up in a day easily. Beware however – once you make one they have a tendency to multiply 🙂 Materials Note that the...

A photo of a pink crochet elephant sitting with his back legs splayed out and his front legs straight in front of him. He is bright pink with black eyes in white circles and has light pink foot pads, toes and inner ears. He is wearing a bright green bow tie

Mum’s Pink Elephant

My Mum recently came to stay for a while and we ended up talking about an elephant I had made her from a pattern a few years ago, which she has kept on her...

A photo of a red crochet lampshade with bobbles around the bottom sitting next to a red toaster, a black microwave and a Wookie Cookie biscuit tin

Easy-Peasy Lampshade Cover

The shade of the little lamp in my kitchen was looking a bit worse for wear, so I decided to crochet a quick cover for it. The pattern is very simple and should work...

A photo of a mint green and grey crochet hat and scarf. Both are ribbed and the hat has a pom pom on the top

Simple Hat and Scarf Set

I made the first hat for my partner as we were out walking and his head was getting very cold. Then I was due to go up to the Scottish Highlands to visit my...

A photo of two crochet ducks sitting next to one another on a cream chair. The duck on the left is blue and green with green wings, blue face, blue feet and a purple beak. He has large blue eyes on white and a green set of three feathers on his head. The one on the right has a yellow head, orange beak, pink head and wing feathers, green eyes and yellow feet

D.B. McKurkin

Double Beak (D.B.) McKurkin is a bit of a mystery, There is a story that he hijacked a flock of geese and made them give him 200 000 squid before he parachuted away into...

A crochet witch in a deep purple dress and stripey purple witch hat, flying on her brookstick, which is grey with purple-pink bristles, her skin is purple grey and she has a long nose. She is wearing purple striped leggings and long purple shoes.

Witchy-Poo

Who doesn’t need a witch on a broomstick flying around their room? Materials I used the following colours for Witchy-Poo, but you can use whatever you prefer. Colour 1: Good Old Fashioned DK Violett...

A photo of four small crochet toys. From left to right: A little figure in orange and yellow strips with tiny flippers an a large nose, a mouse in pink and purple, a flower in green and pink and a little wizard-like character in cream and purple with a purple hat

2Teenies

If, like me, you buy crochet or knitting magazines you’ll know that many of them come with little yarn packs attached. The yarn is usually in very small amounts and is meant for you...

A brown crochet wood sprite wearing a green top and dark green dungarees. He has large brows and green cat eyes that make him look like he is unhappy. He has a dark brown goatee, brown mittens and round brown feet

Wood Sprite

I decided I wanted to design a nature spirit, but not one that was all cute and cuddly like a fairy, because if they existed, I think they would be alien to us, and...