LGC Knitting & Crochet Magazine | Melina the Mermaid and Heidi the Hippo

Issue 101 of¬†LGC Knitting & Crochet Magazine¬†is out in shops now and I think it’s absolutely mer-mazing that my Melina the Mermaid is this months cover-star!¬†

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When I was little I¬†totally¬†used to pretend I was a mermaid when we went to the swimming baths, swooshing in and out of the waves, swishing my hair in the water and singing.¬† These days I’m much more of a land-mermaid (I’m sure that’s a thing) and so I had great fun relieving my childhood dreams to design this little lady…

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And when Melina has had enough of swimming about all day she can just whip off her tail and put on a skirt to dance the night away…

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This month I also got to design Heidi the Hippo – she’s not as confident in the water as Melina so she’s donned her water wings and rubber ring to help her along, though they are removable too for when she becomes a natural.

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The magazine comes with a special marine themed yarn kit containing six ombre effect yarns and mini white pom poms as well as;

  • 4mm hook & 4mm knitting needles
  • 51 exclusive patterns
  • Plus… your 68 page magazine

LGC Knitting & Crochet Magazine¬†is available in¬†major supermarkets and newsagents across the UK.¬†¬†If you hook up either Melina the Mermaid¬†or Heidi the Hippo please¬†share your photos with me on social media¬†(facebook,¬†twitter¬†or¬†instagram)¬†‚Äď I love to see what you make!¬†So why not hop to it and get your copy of the magazine now!¬†

Until next time folks! Happy hooking, keep calm and crochet on my friends xx

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