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...
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...
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).
Crochet Monstera Leaf Pompom Crown - free pattern
Let's be honest, no one needs an excuse to wear a pompom crown. Perhaps it's your birthday or festival season, or perhaps you just want to feel a bit special while you're doing the washing up?! Make yourself a super quick and fun pompom crown with Monstera Cheese Plant leaves, and then wear it with pride!
You Will NeedKnitcraft Cotton Blend Plain DK 100g each of:1 x Mustard1 x Purple1 x Teal1 x ...
New Podcast Episode 24It’a my one year podcast anniversary!
Today I uploaded a new podcast, episode 24! This time last year I sat down in front on my iPhone and nervously recorded my first crochet video podcast. Starting new things is always so hard! Who’s with me? But I also really wanted to give it a go and knew if I waited until I was ‘ready’ (less tired, not on my iPhone, more experienced at public speaking) it...
New Podcast Episode 17
It’s that time again!
If you like crochet chat, funny faces, yarn and people dropping things, you’ll love episode 17 of my crochet podcast Good sales pitch? You can find the podcast here:I’ve also got a book giveaway, an update on the #littleheartsforgrace CAL (blog post details here), and normal WIP talk including my new #crochetbetweenthelinesshawl project, which I’m making from whirls I...
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