The lovely Julie from Hooked On Crochet has confirmed my suspicions! I am going to have to put off learning to crochet until I can find someone to actually show me how it's done... oh well on with the knitting.
Here are a few of my latest creations, some gifts for friends with a boy and two little girls. The teether is an embroidered piece of felt. I am thinking of developing this further and making a little tutorial. Stay tuned.