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2 New Crochet patterns on presale! Chocolate textured poncho 220 1 Pink Loop crochet scarf 219 5

2 New Crochet patterns on presale!

My two newest crochet patterns for fall are here now! and at a special price of $3!

Get the new crochet patterns on my ravelry shop

Get the fall textured poncho crochet pattern here, with two sizes S/M and X/XL and with lots of explanations as how to make it bigger or smaller even to make it for a child. A fast project to make in a couple of sittings! using a bulky yarn and a K hook (6.5mm)

Love super chunky accessories!, so easy to make and fast!, they are also very useful for cold winter mornings!, this one is can be worn over the shoulders as a poncho or all crunched up as a neck warmer.

The pink loop crochet pattern here, it is a long cowl easy to wear with a double loop around your neck, made out of any worsted weight yarn and a H hook (5mm)

Were you one of the winners of the pink loop crochet pattern giveaway? check out my facebook page to find out!

Hurry offer ends this Sunday!

All the best my lovelies!

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Healthy after school snacks, chocolate cupcakes!

Healthy after school snacks, chocolate cupcakes!

With the beginning of the school year I get to think up new ways of giving my kids healthy after school snacks, everyone loves a good cupcake and although I don’t want to give them too many I found a way to make some recipies much healthier, roll on the clean eating chocolate cupcake!

I have modified a recipe I had for chocolate cake to make it a much healthier option with lots less fat and sugar, it is clean eating for everyone! plant based vegan yumminess! they must be very good because I need to stop the kids at two each!… also they kind of look very ‘mushroom’ like… they love them!

Here is the recipe:

Dry ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Wet ingredients:

  • 1 cup non dairy milk, I used soya but you can use any nut milk too
  • 1/4 of melted coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of apple vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Mixed all the wet ingredients on one bow and the dry ones on another, poor the dry onto the wet ingredients bow and fold the mixture until well combined, don’t over mix. I bake them on a preheated oven at 280 C (350 F) for about 20 minutes and that is it!

I hope your kids will enjoy these healthy after school snack as much as my kids do!

All the best

Luz xx

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New Crochet snood pattern giveaway

New Crochet snood pattern giveaway!

Fall is upon us! so I decided to have a crochet pattern giveaway to start the session in style!, I love this type of scarf as they are so easy to wear and brilliant to keep you toasty!

fancy getting one of 3 FREE copies of the pattern? go to my ravelry shop and like any of my patterns, go to my facebook page and comment on the giveaway post and let me know which pattern you liked (heart) on ravelry, that simple! winners will be picked on Thursday the 17th at 8pm GMT, good luck! Pink Loop crochet scarf 219 Pink Loop crochet scarf 219 1 Pink Loop crochet scarf 219 2


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DIY fall wrap/sweater crochet pattern Wrap:cardigan crochet pattern

This crochet pattern is very versatile! you can DIY it to make it into a crochet sweater with two extra stitches! or just wear it as a crochet wrap or shawl.

I have been working on a few new crochet patterns, this fall wrap/shawl come to cardigan pattern is my very latest! I love this piece so much I cannot wait for the cold weather!, the pattern comes in sizes small, medium, large and extra large and you can always just adapt the pattern to fit your preference!. It also includes pictures to show how to do the cable stitch.

The pattern is on presale on my Ravelry shop, you can also find it on my Etsy and Craftsy shops.

Happy Crocheting!

Luz xx

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Food! … eating vegan cupcakes! vegan cupcakes with sprinkles vegan cupcakes with sprinkles

We have been thinking about vegan food, plant based food for a bit now. Theo my partner, is training for Triathlons and as a result we have been reading lots about nutrition and it seems that plant based is the way forward, I am still researching this lifestyle and trying some of the most amazing foods the plant based has to offer!, I am feeling very inspired when cooking again so I am really loving it!, in this post I am just showing you some of the beautiful food we have been enjoying recently…

It was my boy’s 8th birthday celebration a couple of weekends ago, and I baked 48 chocolate cupcakes!  yes! 48! I made them vegan… why? cos they were amazing! most kids helped themselves to an extra cupcake… that normally does not happen! vegan cupcakes with sprinkles 1 chocolate biscuits with sprinkles 1

There was a bunch of sprinkles left, so we decided to decorate some chocolate biscuits! (these disappeared pretty quickly!).

Anyway, let me know in the comments if you are interested in the recipe for the cupcakes and I will include it.

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New pattern Boho Spring bolero crochet pattern Boho pink spring bolero crochet pattern

New crochet pattern! Boho Spring Bolero crochet pattern!

This shrug pattern is ideal for the spring/summer season, this bolero is a great way of using up any ends of yarns from your stash! A very colourful boho cardigan for toddlers and little girls, a unique pattern you must have in your library!. This crochet pattern will explained how to crochet this top down shrug making it in one piece seamless for a much neater finished. I am very excited with this pattern!, I designed as part of Design Wars, my crochet shrug pattern lost but I am still very proud of it! :)

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Tutorial: DIY refashion shirt into sundress! DIY tutorial refshion shirt into sundress DIY tutorial refshion shirt into sundress

This DIY refashion doesn’t need much introduction, the little girls sundress made out of dad’s shirt is not a new concept, but I wanted to do my own version, I have refashioned leather coats into bags and I have made bags out of denim, but I wanted to make sundresses with the pile of old shirts I have at the back of our wardrobe!

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New and easy photo tutorial baby crochet patterns

I have been working on a few easy baby crochet patterns at the moment, two of them a photo tutorial for baby booties crochet pattern and a easy sun hat crochet pattern I have just released, but I worked on another two easy and very colourful crochet patterns for a collaboration I cannot talk about yet! :)

The ones I can talk about are my new spring summer patterns, I am very pleased with these designs, I work in a few things at the time, only because I have a very busy mind, it needs mess to thrive! So here are the products of this little madness

I released this sun hat last week, I love how it turned out to be, the yarn is just a pleasure to work with, I love cotton! so soft! and it is just in time for all those picnics we are going over the weekends! You can find the pattern here on my blog for only $3 , the pattern is on all my other shops as well Etsy, Ravelry and Craftsy Spring sunhats 211 8

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Semi Annual Sale!

Hello all!

Great news! I have teamed up with a lot of great designers for a Semi Annual Sale on Ravelry! There are patterns for all type of crocheters and all type of skills! No coupon code needed either! The sale starts today 8th of May and runs until the 11th of May! Happy Crocheting!

Get 40% off when you buy 1 pattern, 45% off when you buy 2 patterns, 50% off when you buy 5 patterns and get 60% when you buy 10 patterns! Semi-Annual Sales Event upto 70% off! Semi-Annual Sale
Get from 40% off when you buy 1 pattern to 60% off when you buy 10 patterns!


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