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Crochet Society Box 15

I am so honoured to be a designer again for Crochet Society! These subscription boxes are so fun and are all curated by Sarah-Jayne of Bella Coco Crochet. I can’t mention anything about the actual design until the box is out in the open but you can read a bit…

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Mandala CAL – August

Wow I can’t believe that this is the final mandala as part of my Love and Loop Mandala CAL. I felt that this one really had to be a fun design to finish on a bang! I hope that you love my little clementine design on filet crochet. Citrus fruits…

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Lilac Brook Shawl

At last I am so pleased to bring to you this FREE shawl pattern that I designed a few months ago in lockdown. During our many walks in the spring I was inspired by the beautiful pops of colour along a brook that we frequently walked by; seeing little flashes…

Crochet Free Pattern Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL – July

Welcome to July’s instalment of the Love and Loop Mandala CAL! Have you ever tried Jacob’s Ladder stitch? When I was designing this month’s mandala I really wanted something that yelled ‘seaside!’ or ‘beach!’ and it was when I was playing around with the Jacob’s Ladder stitch that I found…

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HobbyCraft Cal 2020

I am so thrilled to be taking part in the 2020 Hobbycraft Crochet Along (cal). Hobbycraft celebrates July every year as ‘Granny Square Month’ showcasing the many ways that a humble granny square can be used to create some stunning projects – head over to their Ideas Hub to grab…

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Mandala CAL – June

Welcome to June Mandala. There have been so many rainbows popping up on my Instagram feed over the last few months; as a symbol of hope in these trying times, rainbows are materialising in crochet, illustrations, embroidery and in photography, to name a few! So I thought I was overdue…

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Geometric Baby Blanket

You can now find this pattern for FREE over on the Crochet Now website! Just click on this link to download –¬†https://www.crochetnow.co.uk/5480/free-geometric-blanket-pattern/ This super soft baby blanket has been made in one of my favourites; Stylecraft DK and features little loops on the corners for an added comfort detail for…

Crochet Free Pattern Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL – May

This month I have used a relaxing and calming colour palette and, like with many of my designs, I have taken inspiration from nature. My family and I have been enjoying taking more walks recently and breathing in the outdoors as well as watching summer slowly approach; greens getting greener,…