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

09Dec

Crochet Pattern - Snowflake Coasters

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Crochet Pattern - Snowflake Coasters

Hello! I uploaded episode 6 of my crochet podcast earlier in the week in which I showed some lovely sparkle thread I bought from LoveKnitting. It has inspired lots of festive crochet. I came up with these little snowflake coasters and thought I would share the pattern here.

Posted in Crochet Patterns

25Nov

Crochet Pattern - Simple V-stitch cowl and wrist warmers

Crochet Pattern - Simple V-stitch cowl and wrist warmers

Hello! Just popping in today to share this very simple V-stitch cowl and wrist warmers pattern.  I designed this pattern around three years ago now when it was featured in my Inside Crochet Column – doesn’t time fly! 

Posted in Crochet Patterns

23Nov

Crochet: Courtship Shawl

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Crochet: Courtship Shawl

Hello! I am back today with a pattern release…I had totally forgot how much work goes into these pattern pdfs and have spent the last two days sat at my computer trying to make every thing look pretty. The pattern I’m releasing today is my Light Between Oceans inspired Courtship Shawl…

Posted in Crochet and Crafts, Crochet Patterns

20Nov

Crochet Catch-up

Podcast Episode 5 {20.11.17]

Crochet Catch-up

Hello! Episode 5 of the Lululoves vlog/podcast is now live on my YouTube channel. I’m still really enjoying filming fortnightly vlogs of what I’ve been making but I thought I’d share the projects here too…

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

10Nov

Crochet: Diamonds and Bobbles Jumper

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Crochet: Diamonds and Bobbles Jumper

Hello! We’re getting to that time of year again…you know the one where you feel like you’re forever chasing your tail and all you really want to do is eat mince pies and watch Christmas movies in front of the fire! I totally forgot to put up show notes from my last podcast but since I only really spoke about my own work I don’t feel too bad. I did promise to take some photos of my newly finished Diamonds and Bobbles jumper and I finally managed yesterday evening just as the light was disappearing...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

29Oct

Home Decoration in Crochet

Book Tour {29.10.17}

Home Decoration in Crochet

Hello! I’m joining in the blog tour today to celebrate Tanya from LittleThingsBlogged new book: ‘Home Decoration In Crochet’….

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

19Oct

Lululoves Crochet Podcast Episode 3

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Lululoves Crochet Podcast Episode 3

Episode three of the lululoves crochet podcast is now live… and for some reason I was feeling particularly chatty in this one…

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

13Oct

Crochet Pattern - Giant Bobble Cowl

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Crochet Pattern - Giant Bobble Cowl

As I’ve been promising on my vlog/podcast I am back today with a free pattern using this giant bobble crochet stitch I have been obsessed with recently…

Posted in Crochet Patterns

04Oct

Lululoves Crochet Podcast Episode 2

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Lululoves Crochet Podcast Episode 2

I’ve done it  - I’ve filmed another episode of my vlog/podcast series. I have not yet managed to up my game in the filming department but if you would like to watch me waffle on for 25 minutes about my latest crochet projects and don’t mind me saying ‘um’ every other sentence then please have a watch...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

29Sep

Crochet - Potholders

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Crochet - Potholders

Hello and Happy Friday! I’ve been compiling a little inventory of WIPs this week and beside realising I have started way more projects than I’ve time to finish I’ve also found projects that I’ve finished and haven’t yet shared. So today I thought I’d pop in to show you some cute potholders that I completed earlier this year….

Posted in Crochet and Crafts

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