Lulu Loves

A blog about family life...and a lot of crochet!

Hello, welcome to Lulu Loves where I write about the things I love; family, crochet, cookery, books, crafts and life in general.

Thanks for stopping by. Em xx

27Jan

Crochet: An update

Crochet: An update

It's been such a long time... 2014 was a busy year but I contiuned to enjoy my crochet time and a lot of my endeavours were recorded in my monthly column for Inside Crochet. This without a doubt is one of the things I am most proud of from 2014. I had so much fun creating the projects and writing about the things I love...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

11Mar

A Giveaway Winner

and some spring crochet...

A Giveaway Winner

I feel like spring is finally finding its way to us here. We had a glorious weekend and even though the sun is no longer shining the grey days seem less grey as everything starts to come to life again. 

Today I'm very excited to announce the winner of the Inside Crochet digital subscription giveaway...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

25Feb

Crochet: My First Shawl

Crochet: My First Shawl

Hello. I've been meaning to get on and post about my latest project all week but it's been half term here and the little people have proved to be very distracting, which has been a good thing...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

04Feb

Crochet: A Fabulous Giveaway

*giveaway now closed*

Crochet: A Fabulous Giveaway

 I have a very exciting post today :) Inside Crochet Magazine are celebrating their 50th issue and have very kindly given me a fabulous prize to give away here on my blog...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

21Jan

myboshi

myboshi

Just before Christmas I was kindly sent some myboshi yarn to try by DMC Creative World. I'll admit I was drawn in by the story of the founders, Thomas Jaenisch and Felix Rohland, who caught the crochet bug whilst on a ski instructor exchange to Japan...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

07Jan

2013 Crochet Review

A few of my favourites...

2013 Crochet Review

Happy New Year :) I'm excited for 2014, as always I have lots of ideas but before I start I wanted to share some of my favourite crochet projects from 2013...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

27Dec

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

I hope you've all had a wonderful Christmas. We've had a lovely few days with friends and family. I've enjoyed having everyone at home together so much. As always the days leading up to Christmas were hectic. The storms have made travelling hard as roads have been flooded. But it's been nice to have an excuse to hole up inside - I'm looking forward to catching up on some festive TV and all the blogs I have missed reading this past month. 

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

28Nov

Inside Crochet

and some most exciting news!

Inside Crochet

Hello. If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you may have already heard my extremely exciting news. But for those of you who haven't (and to record it for me - you see I'm still pinching myself) I thought this news deserved a post of it's own...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

24Nov

Vintage Christmas Star Wreath Tutorial

*Guest post*

Vintage Christmas Star Wreath Tutorial

It's starting to feel a bit festive around here. So I'm really excited to share this guest post from Interflora on how to create this beautiful vintage star Christmas wreath...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

10Nov

Crochet: The beginnings of a blanket

Crochet: The beginnings of a blanket

Hello. It’s suddenly got very cold here. We’ve been spoilt with a warm autumn so far but I feel winter is fast approaching. With this cold weather my mind has been occupied with blankets…

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

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