Crochet Mario and Luigi baby rattles

Crochet Nintedo Rattles

These excellent baby rattles have been crocheted with love by Mama24boyz (or "Melanie Blake" if you prefer a real name), a prolific pattern creator. She's made all kinds of geek fare, including crochet Spongebob and Power Puff Girl patterns. The Mario and Luigi crochet baby rattle pattern gets … [Read more...]

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Free Scott Pilgrim Cube Craft from CubeeCraft

This week is the start of a new series, where we round up the best of the posts and news in the crafty blogging community. First up, Crafty Crafty found a free pattern for these cube craft Scott Pilgrim characters above. Our very own Michelle Duxbury rounds up the best back to school products … [Read more...]

Dork Craft: Mario Amigurumi


Mama Mia! One of the most famous gaming characters on the planet has been recreated in crochet form. This Mario Amigurumi has been created by WolfDreamer off the Hook as part of a set of SuperMario characters including Goomba, Luigi and the Mushrooms. This is a free pattern, so you can get … [Read more...]

Dork romance: A Mario Kart love song


You can keep your Marvin Gaye, Westlife and Whitney Houston love songs. This Valentine's Day, I only want to be serenaded with one romantic jingle. The Mario Kart Love Song The song is a YouTube sensation, written by a gaming fan who incorporates his love for Mario Kart with the object of his … [Read more...]