We’re celebrating terribly British patterns this week, inspired by a royal wedding and the spring birth of a new prince!
If you’re not keen on the British royal family, look away now! Here at LoveCrochet HQ we’re getting excited about the beautiful royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! Prince Harry is very dear to the people of Britain, as the youngest son of Princess Diana, much beloved and often controversial princess who died when her cherished sons were only 15 and 12 years old. The world watched as these boys became men, and now husbands and fathers.
We thought it was a fun opportunity to find some sweet rather British themed patterns for you – so whether you are a fan of the royals or not, there might be some quaintly English style pattern that catches your eye!
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Now although this hilarious Royal Family set was created for Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George, we think that this handsome prince could easily be adapted to be Prince Harry himself! His hair is already red, so perhaps just a little beard is all that is needed!
It is the custom in Britain, to have afternoon tea at every possible opportunity – and this ritual always involves tea, cake, sandwiches and scones. It’s a calorific tradition (but wonderful) – so if you are currently trying to avoid sugary treats, don’t worry, you can crochet yourself some cake instead with the
To accompany the cake, there MUST be tea – made in a teapot – and to keep that teapot warm, a teacosy! This one is a classic
Fashionistas all over the world will be holding their breath to see what Meghan Markle’s wedding dress will be like… it will inspire years of bridal fashions! You can add whatever you like to your crocheted bride! These gorgeous little
A royal celebration is always a fun excuse to dress up the children! In schools across the land they will no doubt be making tiaras, crowns, wedding dresses and other wedding paraphernalia so I’ve found you a couple of sweet little dressing up ideas! This little crown (although presumably more suited to a coronation – but those are very rare indeed!) would make a sweet little hat for a baby or – as pictured here, a favourite teddy!
Teddy is modelling again – another lovely
British strawberries are at their sumptuous best in the summer months, and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships are famous for them, served with cream. It’s a match made in heaven! You can crochet your own beauties with
What are your favourite British traditions? Will you be crocheting for parties and weddings this year?