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Yarn addict, knitter, crocheter & maker.

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Crochet Free Pattern Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL – February

February Mandala time! This month has been influenced by (can you guess?!!) Valentines day (insert heart emoji here!) I really didn’t want to go overboard with the hearts, flowers and pink, although depending on your point of view, maybe I did! I certainly love pink so that might be something…

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Love Bunting

Looking for a cute quick make for Valentines? Make one of these for your loved one, a friend or just for yourself! I made and designed this bunting/banner for issue 36 of Crochet Now magazine, which you can still get a copy of from https://www.moremags.com/crocheting/crochet-now Happy making!

Crochet Free Pattern Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL-January

Happy New Year Crocheters! Sorry that this mandala is a little late – it is January after all! It has taken a little while to get into gear, but here is the new instalment of the #loveandloopmandalacal that you can follow on Instagram too by following me @loveandloop Inspired by…

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Hygge Throw

  So happy to share this Huge Hygge Throw that I designed and made for Crochet Now Magazine (issue 36). It’s made with Woolly Mahoosive Squiggley Yarn and it was an absolute joy to make even though I was crocheting it during the June heatwave! Anyway, I’m looking forward to…

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Crochet Free Pattern Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL – December

Hello and happy start of Advent! My kids are super excited – we have our advent calendars ready and the Elf on the Shelf is getting prepared to make his appearance every morning! And so it’s time for the December instalment of the Love and Loop Mandala CAL! This design…

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Memphis Cardigan

I made this beautiful Katie Jones Knitwear cardigan a few months ago and I had completely forgotten to add it to the blog! I normally keep this blog purely for my own patterns and creations but this cardigan was just a joy to make and my little girl loves wearing…

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Crochet Free Pattern Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL – November

Wow I can’t believe that the 3rd mandala is already here! So many of you are loving the #loveandloopmandalaCAL over on Instagram and it’s great to see so many of you loving the patterns! There is an about Mandala page that you can read here to see what has inspired…

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Mandala CAL

Mandala CAL – October

Welcome to the OCTOBER Love and Loop x Paintbox mandala CAL! If you want to know more about how this CAL works and why I started it then click here. Otherwise here is the October pattern; inspired by all things autumnal – leaves falling, darker evenings, lighting candles and, of…