Category Toys

Crochet Chanterelle Mushroom

One of my hobbies, besides crafting, is studying mushrooms. My family loves to take nature walks and photograph the different mushrooms that we find. My daughter even likes to have us read to her from mushroom guides at bedtime! We…

Reusable Water Balloons

Now that it’s starting to get warm, we need some new summer toys. My kids love to play with water balloons, but hate to clean up the mess. The solution to this is reusable water balloons! The blanket yarn soaks…

Crochet Bowl of Ramen

A few months ago my husband challenged me to crochet a bowl of ramen. I have been secretly working on it since then (not easy when he works from home), and I managed to finish just in time for his…

Crochet Morel Mushroom

Every spring I look forward to looking for Morel mushrooms. They are an incredibly delicious mushroom that only grows for a couple of weeks in the spring. Unfortunately, the last couple years I have been unable to find any. In…

Chips and Salsa

I just discovered that today is national chips and dip day. I decided to celebrate by crocheting my own little bowl of salsa and tortilla chips. This was a last minute pattern when I discovered that chips and dip day…

Happy Crochet Dumpling

I wanted to make a fun little project for the Lunar New Year. I didn’t have a lot of time, but luckily this cute little dumpling takes almost no time to make. My family loves his happy face, but that…