Lulu Loves

A Crochet and Craft Blog

Hello, welcome to LuluLoves Crochet and Craft Blog. Writing about my crochet and craft projects and sharing free crochet patterns and tutorials.

Thanks for stopping by. Em xx

 
13Jan

Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016

Ahh the holidays. The break over Christmas was so desperately needed.  They were quiet and gentle and just what we craved after the craziness of 2016. We’d had the builders in for six solid months, the work infiltrated every single room and it left us all feeling slightly misplaced (and totally shattered). Finally things seem to be coming together and now the mammoth task of decorating begins. But before that, two weeks of hibernating: of walks, watching movies at 3pm in our pjs, lazy suppers of leftovers, board games and naps. Total BLISS.

Posted in Family

21Mar

Crochet Tutorial - Granny Square Shrug

Experiments in Granny Squares

Crochet Tutorial - Granny Square Shrug

I’ve had a lovely couple of weeks experimenting with ideas using my old favourites; crochet granny squares. I love that by changing colours and yarns you can create something unique with each new square. So I thought I would share how I turned a crochet granny square into the easiest crochet shrug / bolero...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts, Crochet Patterns

04Mar

Free Crochet Pattern - Hint of Spring Potholder

Free Crochet Pattern - Hint of Spring Potholder

Just before Christmas the very sweet Michelle from Scaapi sent me some samples of lovely hand dyed cottons. Scaapi distribute beautiful yarns from South Africa, they work with small companies that create stable employment for their local community.  Such a lovely company ethos. I received some super samples amongst which was some MoYa cotton yarn in the most beautiful pastel colours…

Posted in Crochet and Crafts, Crochet Patterns

24Feb

Crochet and a catch up

Crochet and a catch up

Hello. It’s been a little while since I’ve done a post just for the sake of keeping in touch. My eldest is now in her final GCSE year and it has reminded me that time passes so quickly. So I’ve been feeling the need to document the everyday moments, which of course include lots of crochet…

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

03Feb

Crochet - A Granny Heart Pattern

Crochet - A Granny Heart Pattern

Hello, I’m just stopping by today to share the pattern for these sweet crochet granny hearts since February is now upon us…

Posted in Crochet Patterns

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