It’s okay to take a break

When you see me posting on Instagram or Facebook, the first thing that probably comes to your head is obviously ‘crochet’! Well yes, that’s so true because I use ‘The Loopy Stitch’ as my platform/account to reach you. But did you know I also like to do other things? Seriously! haha crochet is such a big part of my life that does define a part of me, but not all of me. And it’s okay to take a break… I was listening to episode 3 of The Goal Digger Podcast yesterday and… Read More

Floral Dreams All Squared Up

As promised, here is the FREE pattern for squaring up your Floral Dreams motifs! But first, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy and still managing to move about and look after your mental health too! I’m super excited about this version as it creates an whole new look for the blanket and also makes it able to be turned into cushions too, or other things if you’re creative like that and can think of something else lol. Right now, I can’t, but that’s ok :). I look forward to seeing… Read More

Kaleidoscope Granny Square

As promised I’m trying to catch up with writing out my patterns in order to share them with you. Here is one I did today and I hope you like it, I really look forward to seeing the creations you come up with, all the different colour combinations, colours etc and what you actually make with the squares 😀 So here is the pattern: Materials: Yarn of your choosing (I used 8ply aka dk yarn and a 5mm hook) Corresponding hook size Scissors Yarn needle Notes: This pattern is written in US… Read More

Crochet Minecraft Blanket Pattern

As promised here is the pattern for the Minecraft Blanket that I made my Mr A.  It’s an easy to pattern to follow as it’s just made up of placing the granny squares in the appropriate positions to get the picture you want to portray. And lucky for me, Minecraft is a pixel game made up of lots of squares, so a good starting point for my first ever granny square blanket. Minecraft Blanket Pattern: Materials: 5mm hook Yarn needle Scissors Yarn (see photo chart below) If you’re planning on blocking like… Read More

The Sunshine Cushion

Well here it is! My first blog post and free crochet pattern.  I’m usually not one for many words and when I do try to write, I feel that it either isn’t going to be good enough or I’m just rambling on. So keep this in mind for my blog. I prefer to let my photos do the talking. Last Monday whilst working on my current wips I thought I should make my mum a birthday present. Her favourite colour is blue and she needed something pretty, so I decided on a… Read More