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Archive for March 24th, 2011


Round-Up: Knit & Crochet Toy Food

March 24th, 2011

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When I was a child, one of my favorite games to play was “kitchen.” I loved creating food to serve my brother and my dolls, a love that’s translated into a passion for cooking as an adult.

For creative crocheters and knitters, making your own toy food for your kids (or maybe even your pets) can be a fun way to use yarn scraps. Here are a few patterns from LionBrand.com that you might want to check out:

(Click on the photos to see the full patterns.)


This jumbo burger is a mouthwatering crochet project.


Not the burger type? Try this sandwich with knit and crochet elements.


Pair your sandwich with a drink!


These cupcakes make a great little dessert.

Finally, if you’re looking for something special for that feline friend, perhaps these little guys will do the trick:


Fill these sardines with a little catnip to make it kitty’s favorite toy.

Have you created your own knit, crochet, or crafted food? Leave a comment and share your tips and suggestions!

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