Three Ways with Scrap Yarn - Free TutorialsScrap Yarn Makes for you and your home We all have them, scraps! But other than stuffing toys, what can you use them for? I've teamed up with Hobby...
Loop Stitch Luxe Stocking - free crochet pattern
Christmas, Naturally - 3 free DIYsCraft yourself a more natural Christmas this year with sustainable, natural and foraged decorations. Plus, use your scrap yarns up as you do so!
How to Wrap Gifts with Scrap Yarn - 3 Free Tutorials
Crochet Tassel Summer Bag - A Free Pattern
The Traveling Crochet Afghan - Square 4 - free pattern
The Traveling Crochet AfghanWelcome to the Lottie and Albert blog, and to the free pattern for square number 4 in the Traveling Crochet Afghan!If you haven’t heard of the Afghan before, it is a year-long crochet along in conjunction with Lion Brand Yarn and the ‘My Life in Yarn’ campaign, and it is bringing together over 49 knit and crochet designers from 7 different countries! Each designer will...
Crochet Tie Knot Headband Alice band – free tutorial
Crochet Tie Knot Headband Alice band – free tutorialThe tutorial below will give instructions on how to cover a hairband the same size as mine, but also tips on how to adjust the tutorial to suit your hairband if it is a slightly different size!This pattern is written in UK terms. See below for US conversions and stitch descriptions.
You Will Need
- A plain rigid plastic headband – TIP if your...
Crochet Starburst Mirrors - Free Pattern
Crochet Starburst Mirrors - Free PatternAhh, the magic of blocking with craft glue! These Scandi-inspired starburst mirrors are crochet, but not as you know it. Learn how to block using water and glue for a statement make that holds its own shape and makes an impact. Crocheted in the round, enclosing the mirror, the arches are added last using simple chains.Scroll down to find the free...
Meet the Makers - 48 hours in Bath
A crafty trip to Bath, UK
This post contains gifted experiences marked by a *, although I was under no obligation to include them in this guide and all opinions are my own!Fancy a trip to Bath's Indies, craft spots and best gelato? Beautiful Bath is well known for is gorgeous Georgian architecture, links to Jane Austen and (bonus) being only 1.5hrs from London by train, it's long been a heritage...
Crochet ‘macrame’ footstool pattern for Knitcraft
Crochet ‘macrame’ footstool pattern for KnitcraftIf there’s one thing I love, it’s trying to make crochet look like something else - knitting, weaving, macrame..! I don’t know why, partly it’s because I love texture and unusual stitches, and partly because I love the challenge! So when Knitcraft, the yarn arm of crafty superstore Hobbycraft, asked me to create a crochet footstool that looked like...
Raffia Bunny Baskets - Free Crochet Tutorial
Raffia Bunny Baskets - Free Crochet TutorialWhen I was contacted by the lovely people at Creative Rox to create a crochet tutorial for Easter I jumped at the chance! These cute bunny baskets are perfect for storing Easter treats or even your crafting essentials. Crochet them in just a couple of hours using raffia for a sturdy and quick make! The baskets also nestle inside each other when they...
Easy Potato Print Scandi Playtent Tutorial
Potato print Scandi playtent tutorial
Ahh the mighty potato, father of chips, crisps, vodka and ... potato printing! I set myself the challenge of personalising this play tent from Hobbycraft using fabric paint and a potato, and I love the result!
This quick and easy update could also be made with older children for a great holiday make, and then endless hours keeping them entertained playing...
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