Donna Childs

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Ball
This huggable toy, constructed in single crochet using simple shaping, is a perfect pattern for beginners. Denim colors in soft and washable Lion Brand Jeans yarn will make this a cute gift that a baby will literally drool over.
Crochet: Doll
Just in time for my favorite holiday--or any time of the year!--here are some folk-art inspired Halloween dolls.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Feel like you’ve been living in Crazy Town? Probably because you have been. Want to get out of Crazy Town? Pick up a crochet hook and some random yarn, and these Party Animals will help you out. I know this, because they’ve helped me.
Crochet: Animal Toy
These charming, folk-art-inspired birds are easy to crochet. Make one or a whole flock; each one will be unique, depending on your color choices and whatever interesting embellishments you find in your button box. The dreamy blues give the birds a nostalgic character, thanks to Lion Brand “Jeans,” a scrumptiously soft yarn.
Crochet: Animal Toy
These cheeky monkeys are inspired by the iconic sock monkeys. The marled yarn gives them a similar look to the original socks used, but button-joined arms give the monkeys an upgrade. Patterns are included for scarves and hats for dressing them up.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Inspired by chocolate bunnies, these dolls may be crocheted in your choice of dark. white, or milk chocolate colors, so easy and quick you’ll want to make a herd of them.
Crochet: Animal Toy
As easy as it gets! Inspired by rubber duck bath toys, this simple pattern is perfect for amigurumi beginners to practice crocheting in the round; more experienced crocheters will be able to make a whole flock in a very short time. A small beak converts it into a baby chick.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Designed during the early days of the Covid-19 quarantine, first as a fun little project in case you need one, and second to set in a window as a way to spread a little cheer.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This pattern includes information about color, part of a planned series of color lessons. Button-joins allow for posing these cute pocket-sized cat and dog dolls.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Button joins on the limbs allow for sitting and posing. Small enough to fit into a pocket, you’ll want to take her along with you!
Crochet: Animal Toy
This is a fun and easy doll to make for yourself or for a friend. Buttons are used to make jointed limbs so Lola can move her arms, and sit or stand. A bonus pattern for pink pajamas is included--use your imagination to design other clothes for her!