Critters & Things is taking a little break

While we work on plans for our 2023 season, we've closed the checkout option on our website, but the great news is, we will be opening again real soon.

If there is something you really desire, please place your order asap as our crazy season is already beginning. You may contact us via email or through our FaceBook page.

In the meantime, keep an eye on this space for more cute critters coming your way. We're also looking at filling some gaps in our critters so if there is something you really want to see us make, let us know!

tutu sloth tie back

Tie Backs

Our tie backs are unique handmade pieces that can tie back your curtains, tie to a cot, backpack, or almost anywhere.

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Cuddly Size

Perfect for little hands and night time snuggles

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sleepy bunny twins

Large Critters

The big critters - these cuties sit over 25cm.

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For the Babe

Teethers, rattles, gift sets and more , perfect for baby and the cutest nursery

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Quality Handmade Crocheted Toys and Gifts

Crochet is slowly becoming a lost art in the 21st century. When we were young (I'm talking in the 60s, 70s and 80s) it wasn't uncommon to have handmade clothes and toys, created by a creative grandparent or parent. As the world has evolved into the land of plastic, it's so rare to see quality, handmade toys anymore.

We are preserving the art of crochet by offering quality handmade toys and gifts, a beautiful way to connect with the past and create lasting, meaningful items for today's generation. We use 100% cotton yarn wherever possible, it's durable and strong and certainly made to last.

We invite you to browse our lovingly New Zealand made handcrafted crocheted toys that your children and theirs will be treasured for generations.