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Crochet Summer Shawl

I have a lovely free summer pattern for you! It is a shawl that I originally designed for Crochet Now magazine earlier this year, and now I’m pleased to be able to share the ‘Sweet on You’ shawl with you here on my blog! It is a super-feminine design which…

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Crochet Bonnet

April 2020 Edit – Do you love my patterns? Please could you nominate me (Love and Loop) in the 2020 Knitting and Crochet awards for ‘iconic crochet designer’ by clicking here. There is a yarn prize to be won once you have submitted your form! Closes April 8th. Thank you…

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Mother’s Day Wall Art

We all know that Mothers love flowers on Mothering Sunday, but how about flowers she can keep forever? With Mother’s Day just over 2 weeks away I thought I’d (finally!) get around to writing up this tutorial for my mini crochet flower wall art! This is a miniature size of…

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Houndstooth Scarf

Out now in Crochet Now magazine (issue 37) is this scarf I designed and made which features a modern twist on a classic favourite – houndstooth! (or, if you prefer, ‘dogstooth’). This issue is all about pets, cute creatures and taking inspiration from nature which is why I named this…

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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…

Ashly Kelly - Love your Home - Lily Sugar n cream
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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…

Huge Hygge Throw
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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…