DIY Sensory Mat Tutorial

In this post, I’m sharing how you can make your own DIY Sensory Mat for adults. Sensory mats are also sometimes called fidget mats, fiddle mats, or twiddle mats. Approximately the size of a place mat, sensory mats can fit on a table, lap, or wheelchair tray. Sensory mats can help people to stay calm, … Read more

Crochet Teddy Bear Pattern: Duke the Teatime Teddy

Duke the Teatime Teddy is a crochet teddy bear pattern that (literally) stands on his own. This adorable softie is stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil and Poly-Pellets Weighted Stuffing Beads to give him the weight needed to stay standing. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you … Read more

Crochet Dachshund Pattern: Big and Little Dachshunds

I have always been intrigued by little dogs, so I decided to crochet dachshunds in two different sizes. Use my pattern for the Big and Little Dachshunds to make your little doggie in your preferred size: long and lean or short and stocky! This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added … Read more

Fourth Annual Softie Crochet Along with CAL Corner

The Softie CAL is the second crochet along of 2021 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups and its our fourth annual edition of this crochet along. We’ve brought together ten of your favorite crochet designers to bring you free crochet patterns for softies (including amigurumi, dolls, stuffies, and more) stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil or … Read more

Announcing the Third Annual Softie Crochet Along!

The Softie Crochet Along is the second crochet along of 2020 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. It’s also our third annual Softie CAL! We’ve brought together ten of the top crochet designers out there to bring you free crochet patterns for softies. Join us to make great amigurumi projects to cuddly and play with, chat … Read more

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