Hooked on Sunshine

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 25 patterns

This is a Christmas Advent Calendar, with a pattern being added to the ebook from new patterns loaded, each day from the 1st of Nov to the 25th of November.

eBook : 1 pattern

This is the compendium for the T-t-t-t-t-t Touch Me CAL which is a fully collated document, no need to download all the parts, just one big easy to follow pattern, in order :)

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Throw
Espiritu Del Sol has been a celebration of both colour and life. When the world was reaching the end of year two with coronavirus, what started out as a cro-doodle (crochet doodle) turned into an escape from the gloom of the world and into an explosion of ALL the colours and hours and hours of researching the most amazing Mexican folk art for i...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Pattern design by Projectarian
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This wrap was inspired by my aunt, who was ill and as a result always felt a chill, even during the summer. I wanted to make her a wrap that she could throw over her shoulders, but that also made her feel like she was being hugged and know that it was made with love.
Crochet: Table Runner
The Viridescent Table Runner is a fun project that works up nice and fast. It will make for a beautiful display on your table for any special occasion or even all year round!
Crochet: Throw
“And suddenly you just know, it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of New Beginnings. Today is the beginning of whatever you want” Meister Eckhart
Crochet: Animal Toy
Pattern design by Projectarian
Crochet: Animal Toy
Keybu’s name originated from a mashup of suggestions from my nephew and niece. In keeping with his name, Keybu is a funkey monkey that is not intended to fit in anywhere in the animal kingdom. Keybu is special and unique.
Crochet: Animal Toy
ABOUT SHUTTLE
Crochet: Scarf
The pattern is totally adaptable to suit any yarn type and create any scarf length. It uses US terminology and metric sizing.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
We have had a Whatcha-ma-call-it, we have had a Thingie-ma-bob, and the name suggestions just keep coming in! LOL.
Crochet: Throw
I’ve always wanted a little girl child; one I could dress in pretty dresses and play dollies with. I even saved all my dolls from when I was little. My Cabbage Patch Kids and Baby Angel are patiently waiting in a cupboard to be loved by a little again.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
This is a great project to use up scraps as you only need small amounts of yarn, approximately 25 grams of yarn to complete the cover.
Crochet: Potholder
The Ugly Christmas Sweater Potholder pattern makes a potholder measuring around 19.5cm in diameter.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Materials you will need
Crochet: Coaster
Materials you will need
Crochet: Scarf
Measuring from the front, where your face would be, to the back of your head, the scoodie measures 24cm. Then, measuring from the top of your head, down, to before the scarf is added (to roughly your chin), the scoodie measures 25cm.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
The pattern is written with instructions to work the mandala with colour changes. I have not listed round for round colours in the pattern, so get that stash out and have some fun. You really can’t go wrong with colours for this project.
Crochet: Booties, Beanie, Toque
Sized for Newborn, 3-6 months and 6-12 months.
Crochet: Wall Hanging
When summer hits in Cape Town, Boulders Beach is one of our favourite spots for a swim and a lie in the sun. Besides the water being fabulously warm, you can catch some “rays” with the local African Penguin colony that call this beach home. Boulders is a must if you’re ever on this side of the planet. Could it get any cooler than having a swim ...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
This is a great project to use up scraps. You will need approximately 25 grams of yarn to complete the cover.
Crochet: Pixie Hat
The pattern comes with two options, both will fit a young child or adult. Option 1 (45cm / ~18 in length), the hat will be slightly shorter. To lengthen the hat, proceed with Option 2 (60cm / ~23in length)
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
You will need approximately 25 grams of yarn to work an 11.5cm diameter flower “ball”.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Materials you will need
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Materials you will need
Crochet: Placemat
The pattern is written to work a 38cm (length) x 29cm (width) placemat (excluding the fringe). Yarn thickness, hook size and tension may affect the overall size.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
The toilet roll cover was designed working with a South African sized toilet roll, which has a diameter of 11cm.
Crochet: Coaster
This is a great project to use up scraps as you only need small amounts of yarn to work each coaster.
Crochet: Wreath
Add your own personal touch to your Christmas decorations this year with a fun to make crochet wreath.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament, Animal Toy
ABOUT CANDYCANE
Crochet: Mittens
The pattern is written for a 15cm length (from the top of the fingers to the base of the thumb) and 27cm (from the top of the fingers to end of the ribbing). However, they can be adjusted for larger hands.
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
Materials you will need
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Materials you will need
Crochet: Booties
The pattern has three sizing options
Crochet: Scarf
The pattern makes a scarf that is 25cm wide by 187cm long.
Crochet: Table Runner
Makes a 169cm (67in) table runner, but is adaptable to any size. Tension and hook size may affect the overall size of your table runner.
Crochet: Throw
After all the fun everyone had with Whatcha-ma-call-it and all the many requests I received via email or messenger to please design a doodad, or a doohickey, or a whatsit………. you didn’t think I was going to ignore you all, did you?
Crochet: Animal Toy
PRE-REGISTRATION
Crochet: Throw
For…
Crochet: Throw
The blanket is designed as a 130cm x 138cm lapghan, especially comforting to people with Alzheimer’s, autism, dementia, or sensory disabilities. Fiddle bits and pieces are calming and therapeutic, while the weight provides warmth and comfort. There really is no need to stitch anything on (my pet-hate), as each section has its own unique texture...
Crochet: Animal Toy
PRE-REGISTRATION
Crochet: Throw
It is very seldom that I have an idea of what I’m doing when I first begin a design. I tend to rather let the yarn take me where it wants to go, so I don’t really work a pattern with some form of inspiration, like a beautiful sunset or a memory (although sometimes working a design might spark a memory, kinda like when you hear a song that makes...
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
A fun and funky shrug, to whip up with all those bits we get stuck with. Get your groove on with Psychedelic Happenings
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
The pattern includes Nana’s Garden Party square, a pretty little join to crochet them all together as you go and a simple sc edge for the squares. This means you can do pretty much anything with this little floral square. Turn it into a blanket, a table runner, a tablecloth, place mats, a cushion cover, a gorgeous summer top, a scarf, a market ...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Wooloomooloo mandala was designed for my very first magazine publication in Indie Road Magazine, Australia.
Crochet: Afghan block
For Tiffany Perez
Crochet: Afghan block
For Paula Slater
Crochet: Afghan block
For Nancy Shutler
Crochet: Afghan block
For Lorraine kay
Crochet: Afghan block
For Heather Beitz
Crochet: Afghan block
For Fay Gordon
Crochet: Afghan block
For Dianne Aykut
Crochet: Afghan block
For Debby Rowell
Crochet: Afghan block
For Claire Thompson
Crochet: Afghan block
For Charmaine Schafer
Crochet: Afghan block
Skill level: Easy Peasy
Crochet: Afghan block
For Gail Tomkins
Crochet: Tote
Gussy up your Memaw is the perfect little pattern for a beautiful project bag, a great beach or shopping bag, or even makes gorgeous storage cubes to hide all your stuffs in. The pattern is able to be worked with any of my squares from the Hooked on Grannies CAL so you can really have a bit of fun with this one and make it your own.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Iris the Unicorn can’t wait for cuddles!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Phylis the Zebra can’t wait for cuddles.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Augustus the lion can’t wait for cuddles
Crochet: Animal Toy
Stephen the Giraffe can’t wait for cuddles.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Emily cant wait for cuddles!
Crochet: Bag - Other
This fun mandala bag is the perfect gift for a funky teenager, or add some feathers and beads for your fav. boho buddy.
Crochet: Costume
This is an intermediate difficulty crochet pattern for a fun set of clip-on cosplay ears with fur.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament, Toys and Hobbies - Other
This pattern is available on the 26th of October - if you pre-order now, it will be added to your library on that day only.
Crochet: Throw
Well what an adventure this one has been!
Crochet: Throw
A commonly used Greek term for Grandmother, pronounced ya-ya.
Crochet: Poncho
A great new wearable, designed by Granny², this super simple pattern has been worked to have an open neckline, or if you’re in colder climates, add the gorgeous ribbed neck to keep you extra snug.
Crochet: Throw
When the whole world feels a little bit upside down.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Buzz’s Toy Sheep is pleased to meet you! This woolly little friend is Buzz’s best buddy who helps him practice his herding skills every day and burn off that boundless German Shepherd energy. After all, a tired pup is a good pup!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Halo the Labrador is the third puppy in Projectarian’s series. Your favourite companion breed is designed in a standing position, following on from her puppy friends in assorted poses. Halo is a special emotional support dog with a magical winged cape and shining halo, giving her magical powers of comfort and love
Crochet: Throw
Since I began crocheting, I have always been somewhat surprised by the reaction to the humble granny square. Isn’t it funny how we pick up a hook for the first time and not one of us wanna crochet the “boring granny square”? Hekkit no! we want to make an Ardith first time out the gates!!! lolol and yes, I was one of them also
Crochet: Animal Toy
This is an easy-peasy pattern for a fun ducky that is all crocheted together so there’s almost zero sewing – you only have to sew the eyes on! The project uses stash amounts of yarn (less than 50g in total) and you can easily complete it in a single weekend.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Welcome to the second design in Projectarian’s puppy series!
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Baby Girl is the Baby blanket version of Ardith Aurelia Sunshine, the ❤️ child of Atlanticus and Lilliana.
Crochet: Throw
I am so very, very excited to introduce you to my latest creation, Ardith Aurelia Sunshine, the ❤️ child of Atlanticus and Lilliana. Oh my goodness! Did this young lady ever put me through my paces, but I have been told that beautiful children can often be temperamental. Come and join me on an adventure that is sure to keep you glued to the edg...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This pup is designed in a lying down pose with a soft, snuggly body. Like most Projectarian patterns, Rocket is life-sized at 50 cm from nose to tail tip.
Crochet: Throw
I am so very privileged to work with the most amazing team of ladies who really make the cogs of Sunshine Land turn.
Crochet: Throw
My very bestest bestie and I have been buddies for almost 30 years now, we have shared everything for the longest time, including Moms. When all the kiddos were little, they struggled a bit with Marge (who is Lindsay’s mom but my mother from another sister – as we say in SA) and so she became Marnie.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
An easy repeat pattern that can be worked to any size. The Serendipity Shawl makes a great gift and is the perfect tv project, not to much focus and still a gorgeous make.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Bumper 15-in-1 pattern pack!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Welcome to the Tiny Christmas Dinner Party! These tiny guests are dressed up in their fanciest fancy-dress costumes for the occasion.
Crochet: Cowl
The original Autumn Skies Infinity Scarf has a width of 18cm and length of 160cm. The pattern is adaptable to any length using stitches in multiples of 2.
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
The pattern is written to make a 45cm x 45cm cushion cover.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Difficulty: Advanced.
Crochet: Rug
Fun easy project that will look great in a bathroom or even a bedroom.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Five beanie Patterns in one bundle. Lots of fun and easy to make presents! This pattern is a written tutorial and does not include a photo tutorial.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Fun and easy Beanie and gloves set for kids. This is a written tutorial and there are no photos. Suitable size: 2-5-year-olds.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This super fun and easy to make cotton teddy can be painted and decorated any way you like, or let your little one’s imaginations go wild colouring it. Can also be made in acrylic or any other yarn type you prefer. Our kit contains an easy to work with set of non-aerosol fabric colour and the cotton and stuffing needed to complete this fun proj...
Crochet: Market bag (slouchy), Throw
Delphinium Dreams - This pattern includes both the Blanket and Bag.
Crochet: Throw
Phoenix began as a notion for something fun and easy, but I never know where a design will take me. With each formation of stitches that make little hearts, leave kisses, bring butterflies or sprinkle flowers is a reminder that even when the sky is grey and life is full of yucky stuff, sometimes you have to kick off your shoes and dance in the ...
Crochet: Throw
It’s a feeling, a state of mind, a moment.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Apollo the Octopus, like most Projectarian patterns, is a life-sized snuggle buddy! With long, floppy tentacles he naturally poses like a real octopus. He has happy, shining eyes and enough suckers on his tentacles to make you feel like you’ve accomplished something tremendous by the end of this project!
Crochet: Afghan block
For support with this pattern you can visit our facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1370975902929963/
Crochet: Toys and Hobbies - Other
The hugging collection is a super fun cutie-pattootie design series. The Bunny is easier than other huggers, so if you are looking for a really fun, easy and fast little Ami design for Easter - this pattern is for you.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
The pattern is designed in 4 Ply Cotton to make a 13cm (approx. 5”) hanging heart. These are great for hanging in a kiddie’s bedroom or over a baby’s crib or anywhere that tickles your fancy. Also great as a pincushion.
Crochet: Afghan block
Crochet: Afghan block
I don’t often sit down with a specific design or idea in mind but when I was invited to join in on the Friends Around the World Cal, well how could I say no?
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
The pattern is written to make a 75mm (3”) Christmas Bauble. It will also make an great ornament in a bowl if you leave the loop out.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
The pattern is designed in 4 Ply Cotton to make a 12cm (4¾”) hanging decoration. These are great for the Christmas tree, hanging in a kiddie’s bedroom or over a baby’s crib.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
This pattern is designed as a Christmas bauble, however they would look super pretty hanging in a little girls bedroom window or if you leave the loop off – great as a display in a bowl on a coffee table. Super fun and easy – great stash buster.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
My little Sunshine Magic Catcher came to life in homage to the Native American Dream Catcher. All the parts of the Dream Catcher are connected to and represent the natural world. The circle of the hoop represents the Sun, Moon and cycle of life. The mandala at the centre is the web that traps the bad dreams and the feathers below guide the good...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This cutie-pattootie design is perfect to bring some Christmas fun to your tree and home this festive season. Wrap around your tree, a chair or anywhere you want this cutie to bring joy.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This cutie-pattootie design is perfect to bring some Christmas fun to your tree and home this festive season. Wrap around your tree, a chair or anywhere you want this cutie to bring joy.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This cutie-pattootie design is perfect to bring some Christmas fun to your tree and home this festive season. Wrap around your tree, a chair or anywhere you want this cutie to bring joy.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This cutie-pattootie design is perfect to bring some Christmas fun to your tree and home this festive season. Wrap around your tree, a chair or anywhere you want this cutie to bring joy.
Crochet: Doily
Often, when I’m in between designs, I find myself cro-doodling mandalas. They are one of my favourite things to design and I find the mind just wonders off on its own little journey and allows the yarn to go on its own magical adventure. 
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Babypops is an offshoot of the Hollypops blanket - resized to be a baby to toddler size.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
For all those cutie pattootie little ones who were in a rush to meet their new moms and dads.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Lots of fun to make and will go with that Sweater you have to wear every Christmas. This is mandatory Christmas uniform and we hope to see you all posting your oh so fashionable beenie all over social media this Christmas.
Crochet: Throw
This super duper fun star is another in a series of quick and easy blankets. Sunshine Superstar is a great beginners project but definitely wont bore.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Hubble is an easy-peasy pattern with almost no sewing. He’s crocheted together in one piece and all you have to sew is the eyes! This 26 page pattern has just over 100 photos to guide you effortlessly through making your own snuggly cephalopod. If you want to be spoon-fed through your first amigurumi as a beginner, this pattern is for you!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
The pattern is designed to fit a cushion inner of 45x45cm. I found a cheap covered cushion at a store. This is also a great way to spruce up a cushion that is looking a bit tired.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Comet is a unicorn pattern to end all unicorn patterns!
Crochet: Component (stitch, edge) - Other
This pattern contains 4 add-ons for the popular Orbit the Dragon pattern:
Crochet: Throw
This super duper versatile and easy blanket is a great project for all our beginners who are honing their crochet skills, a little step up from Briar Rose but working on the same concept of easy repeats.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Mars the bunny is an almost entirely no-sew Amigurumi, where you only have to attach the eyes at the end. This bun comes in 2 sizes (15 and 20 cm) which you can use to make a whole bunny family! Palm-sized and pose-able, Mars can sit up at attention or lay down with his legs either kicked out or tucked under his body.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Don’t be fooled by his floppy cuteness, Atlas is a ferocious roaring lion, striking fear in the hearts of man and beast! Although, it’s hard to be intimidated by those big moon eyes and squidgy pink toe beans! This cub is only a baby of course, he hasn’t grown a mane yet so Atlas wears this bushy bonnet to look like King of the Jungle but sshhh...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Charlie Banana was born on 25th March 2018.
Crochet: Doll
Penelope Trixibelle Daisy-Raye was born on 25th March 2018.
Crochet: Throw
Hollypops was designed with a special “tween” in mind (for those of you not in the know, a tween is just before we hit those joyful teenage years!), because, really the sunshine owl is just not cool anymore! LOL
Crochet: Throw
This super versatile little pattern is written to work a blanket in any size you prefer.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This super cute little crochet a long launches with Part 1 on the 21st of June.
Crochet: Doily
A fun mandala that can be used to decorate the front of a cushion, to hang in your window, place mat or any other fun and funky thing you can think of :)
Crochet: Poncho
Crochet: Throw
A Little Help From my Friends has been designed as the perfect manghan for that special man in your life. Whether it’s Dad, Hubby, brother or boyfriend…. they’re always there to take out the bin, mow the lawn or squish the spider that keeps staring at us. Maybe they deserve a special blankie also ;)
Crochet: Throw
it’s a great project for beginners as well as nice and easy to work up.
Crochet: Doll
Juniper is the first in a series of Sunshine babies :)
Crochet: Throw
The Atlanticus Compendium contains updated hi res photos, a new colourway (Colourway 3), alternative start, a print friendly option and will also include in mid January the bonus Arcelia Square pattern.
Crochet: Afghan block
Great little stash buster and would make a fab blankie.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Perfect little gift and a great stash buster :)
Crochet: Tote
Great little gift idea and fabulous stash buster.
Crochet: Coaster
Something to pop your coffee cup on, great gift idea and perfect stash buster :)
Crochet: Cup / Mug
Great little gift idea and fabulous stash buster.
Crochet: Afghan block
Great little square that can be used as an add on for the Lilliana CAL or will make a gorgeous little blankie all on its own :)
Crochet: Throw
Super easy pattern, great for beginners. This would make a fabulous blanket for that special Mr in your life.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Great little stash buster to pretty up your Christmas tree!
Crochet: Throw
October is breast cancer awareness month.
Crochet: Throw
An introduction to the magical world of Lilliana.
Crochet: Throw
The Atlanticus pattern is written to make a 145cm x 145cm blanket.
Crochet: Pet Toys
the perfect little mouse for that special kitty in your life.
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
A Momentary Eclipse is a cushion cover designed to raise money for animal rescue in South Africa. For the duration of this pattern running as a CAL in my Facebook group, and for the month of April 2017, all pattern sales will be donated to rescue.
Crochet: Muff
My Mom works with a group of ladies, crocheting for charity, occasionally I get blackmailed into writing patterns………
Crochet: Throw
I wrote this pattern as an alternative to the Sunshine Owl. While I was running the CAL on Facebook, I designed The Sunshine Mandala Bag as a bonus pattern for those who had joined the CAL. The centre of the bag and Sunshine blanket pattern made a really pretty combination and so the Sunshine Mandala Blanket…….
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Just a little bit of prettiness for you Christmas tree.
Crochet: Afghan block
Blue Jeanne is the first square in the Jeanne Trilogy (available free in my Ravelry Store). I created this square for the Facebook group, A Square a Week Challenge and then decided to play a bit more and came up with Billie Jeanne (this square) and Norma Jeanne.
Crochet: Vest
My godchild was a preemie baby and is the coolest little nuisance there is ….this one is for her, as well as all the littlies who are so determined to make their way into the world
Crochet: Afghan block
Blue Jeanne is the first square in the Jeanne Trilogy (available free in my Ravelry Store). I created this square for the Facebook group, A Square a Week Challenge and then decided to play a bit more and came up with Billie Jeanne (available in my ravelry store) and Norma Jeanne (this square)
Crochet: Afghan block
Blue Jeanne is the first square in the Jeanne Trilogy. I created this square for the Facebook group, A Square a Week Challenge and then decided to play a bit more and came up with Billie Jeanne and Norma Jeanne. These will be available in my Ravelry Store at a very low price. I look forward to seeing your creations.
Crochet: Market bag (slouchy)
The Sunshine Mandala Bag was designed as a special thank you to all the fabulous crochet queens around the world who participated in my Sunshine Owl CAL. This makes a great project bag, especially if you’re like me who carries my wool everywhere I go!!! The squares can also be used to make up an afghan and the centre mandala square looks fabulo...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This gorgeously cuddly bunny is sure to capture any little heart. Worked up in beautiful merino yarn by the fabulous Jessie Van In from Projetarian.
Crochet: Throw
I was browsing through Pinterest when I saw the Owl Pot Trivet from Zelna Olivier of Zooty Owl. I thought it would make a super cute blanket and the Sunshine Owl was born. Zelna has very kindly allowed me to use her design as the inspiration for this afghan.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Stars shine bright only when they have a galaxy to twinkle in. This was the inspiration behind this blanket. It’s a sunshiny, cheerful, bright blanket bound to make a child feel happy, safe and warm. You can adjust the colours to make up for a boy or girl.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
This beanie was made for my godchild Holly. It fits a young teen, but can be adjusted to fit a child or adult by adjusting the hook size.