FC Knits

Original knitting and crochet patterns by Fiona Campbell


New Sprouts Picnic Set Review

New Sprouts Picnic set by Learning Resources

Today, my children have played with the Learning Resources New Sprouts Picnic set. It is a very complete play food set for 2 small people; plastic basket, 2 plates, 2 hamburgers, 2 watermelon wedges, 2 cupcakes and 2 condiment bottles. The manufacturer’s recommended age group is from 2 years old upwards, so it’s safe for toddlers […]


Mirror, Mirror Site

Due to unfortunate web hosting downtime issues, over the weekend, I’ve set up an official mirror site: FC Knits (Mirror). It won’t be as comprehensive as this site (which is, after all, the original website) but it will contain copies of my free knitting and crochet patterns and links to all my paid patterns on […]


Amigurumi Owl Adaptation


My daughter recently requested that I make her something Harry Potter themed. Inspiration saved me at the last-minute, when I decided my Mini Amigurumi Penguin would adapt very nicely into a speedy amigurumi owl! To make this version, you will need 8mm (US: L) and 5mm (US: 8/H) crochet hooks and assorted DK (US: worsted) yarns. I used […]