10-Minute Pumpkins - Free Crochet PatternOctober's free crochet pattern is here Did someone say pumpkin spiced latte? I love a seasonal craft, especially one that's quick and chunky! Th...
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...
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...
Love Heart Belly Basket - Free Valentine's crochet pattern
Love Heart Belly Basket, a free tutorialThis chunky belly basket is worked in the round and uses six strands of yarn held together, for a fun and quick make. Finished with heart-shaped pompoms! Scroll down for step by step pictures, instructions and stitch descriptions.Please do tag me with #lottieandalbert or @lottieandalbert to show me what you've made on social media!This project was...
Giant Granny Square Wallhanging - free crochet pattern
Granny Square WallhangingTurn the humble granny square into a statement wallhanging in an evening! Super chunky yarn and tassels and plaits make this beginner’s project look much more complicated than it is and, bonus, it’s super fast to make!This pattern is written in UK terms (with US conversions given below).
Cotton Basket Bag - Free Crochet PatternMake your crochet a statement part of your outfit and personalise it with pompoms in your colour palette. See you at the market, or park, or beach…Worked with Aran yarn held double, this cotton bag grows quickly. With the option of adding cardboard to a channel around the edge, the bag is also sturdy and keeps it's shape!MaterialsWooden bag handles, 18cm – I used these.5 balls of Women’s...
Berber Scarf - A Free Tapestry Crochet Pattern
Berber Scarf Tapestry Crochet PatternWorked in rows of UK treble crochets, this modern Berber-inspired scarf uses tapestry crochet to create a stunning monochrome design.
Atomic Flowers Blanket - A Free Crochet Blanket PatternAnyone following me on Instagram may have seen that I've been working on an exclusive free pattern for Hobbycraft's blog and social hub, KnitcraftHQ! If you'd like to make it, here is the final pattern! Please do let me know what you think, and tag me if you make it - I'd love to see!
Atomic Flower Blanketby Lindsey Newns @lottieandalbertA beautiful mid-century-modern inspired lap blanket worked in...
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