Christine Bateman

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Hanging Ornament
A pretty hanging decoration or Christmas bauble, quick to make with only four rounds. Needs knowledge of one or two specialised stitches but beginners will find plenty of help online.
Crochet: Afghan block
Originally inspired by Asian fabrics and carpets in rich, spicy shades, this textured afghan block would look equally good in any two contrasting colours, or in a full rainbow palette.
Crochet: Afghan block
(This single pattern only.)
Crochet: Throw
Why not join the CAL starting in the Colourful Cal/Kals group on August 1st? No end date and plenty of help and inspiration. Find it here. Also hosted on Instagram: follow @ludlowsophie and hashtag #paintingwithlightcrochet.
Crochet: Afghan block
Use your favourite yarn to create a richly textured motif inspired by the glorious mosaics found throughout North Africa, the Mediterranean and beyond.
Crochet: Throw
Why not join the crochet-along hosted by the Colourful Cals/Kals and Projects Group, beginning on March 18th! No end date, and lots of friendly help and encouragement.
Crochet: Edging
This interesting border will complement and enhance a blanket, afghan or cushion cover. As long as the foundation round has the correct stitch multiple on each side (easily achieved) the pattern can be used to edge any size of square or rectangle.
Crochet: Afghan block
The design of this square was inspired by the beautiful ceramic tiles made in the Shropshire village of Jackfield, which was at the heart of the industrial revolution in Victorian England.
Crochet: Tote
This colourful bag is based on The Jackfield Tile Square (pattern available separately - free download here) but can of course be made with any suitable square. A simple cover is constructed from three pieces, then permanently stitched to an inexpensive, ready-made canvas base - a fuss-free way of adding strength, stability, shape and handles a...