Yoshi Amigurumi and the best free Yoshi Patterns

Yoshi Amigurumi Pattern

If there was ever a cute Nintendo character made to be amigurumied, it's Yoshi. He's adorable, he comes in all different colours, he's made up of lots of round shapes. In short, he's a perfect candidate for a crochet doll version. Nintendo's Yoshi Crochet Pattern round up It's no surprise to … [Read more...]

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...]

Zelda, Harry Potter and Pokemon necklaces

Pikachu Necklace

She may sound elderly, but according to her profile, Grandma Thunderpants, creator of these excellent necklaces, is only 22 years old. She makes massive artworks – which she doesn't sell – and tiny pieces of jewellery – which she does. These necklaces have been created in polymer clay and each … [Read more...]

Free Link from Zelda crochet and knit pattern


This is a very simple crochet (or knit!) retro, pixellated Link (and the Triforce!) pattern from Nintendo's Zelda game. It was made with love by your editor and is now available for you to download and hack to your heart's content. This is the first attempt, so I hope to see many improvements on … [Read more...]

Super Mario Converse Sneakers

Super Mario Converse

I'm not really a converse fan. Eternal emo Avril Lavinge ruined them for me (and continues to do so). But these Limited Edition Super Mario Converse might just win me back over to the brand. The shoes have been created as a continued celebration of 25 years of the hairy plumber. If you fold … [Read more...]