robot monster Freeze Ray

May I introduce you to the result of my most favorite collaboration of all times? Meet Freeze Ray; the first in a line of robot monsters sparked to life in the vivid imagination of my 7-year-old son, Billy.

crochet infant toys – crochet pattern preview

Once again, the life story of a crochet pattern makes me ponder the relativity of time. How can a project that takes less than an afternoon to complete be the result of a pattern that has been 5 years in the making? I have my suspicions.

crochet project: travel toy

I read somewhere that if you’re travelling with a baby, it’s a good idea to get them a new toy for the trip. On Sunday, I am flying to Toronto with my 10 month old son. Naturally, he needs a new toy; the Internet says so! Not that long ago, I saw an adorable crochet toy…

infant toy ring

I’m not sure whether I will even find time to write a pattern for this crochet teething ring, but I sure hope I will. It was Bubba’s favourite toy for months!!!

free crochet pattern: black-and-white crochet teething ring

Ever since our little Bubba was born in September, I have been on the lookout for toys for him. Sadly, almost everything commercially available and marketed to ages 0 months+ is not necessarily age-appropriate for clumsy newborns and their tiny hands. Toys I found were either too thick to grasp; too heavy for the accidental,…