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lalylala amigurumi book ‘BEETLES, BUGS and BUTTERFLIES’ in pre-order

Hello bug lovers and crochet adventurers!

Grab your research equipment (magnifying glass, flask of tea, crochet hook, scissors and yarn) and follow us into a world full of magic and science, a microcosm of tiny creatures and big dreams!

In this book you will find not only a charming selection of crochet patterns to create scrabbling beetles, beautiful bugs and fluttering butterfly crochet amigurumi, but also a wonderful story to read out loud and ponder on: a tale about growing up; accepting change and the power of dreams.

A lalylala SUMMER SPECIAL pattern set sail!

A brave little origami-gurumi paper boat set sail. It’s FIETE ready to discover the world and curious to find out the truth about the old fishermen’s stories. His adventure started right away, when Oleg the giant squid came up from the depth. He wrapped his giant tentacles around the little boat and drag Fiete under into the deep sea. A swarm of crochet jellyfish crossed and Fiete took advantage of the short distraction to free himself from the tight grip of the giant squid. Completely drenched he escaped to the shore of a tiny but sunny island.

New 4 seasons EASTER pattern hatched from its egg!

As soon as that strange creature skipped from our garden, we admired the colorful eggs that it had left for us in a small nest underneath the Hazel bush. These eggs looked so weird that we soon started to discuss, what would probably hatch out of them. Dirk was convinced that these must be Rainbow Dragon eggs (an extremely rare species, which is native only to Lalylaland).

But even in the relevant literature we could not find any useful, hint. So we had to practice patience… Full of curiosity we came together today to watch the first of the three extraordinary creatures hatching from its egg!

New lalylala pattern series started with music box toy AGATHA

Halloween is already over … again. But not for us and not yet! Because we lost your bloody mosquito dressed housefly buddy Buzz! So we quickly organized a search through the darkest corners of the house. Doing so, we found many lost socks, old sweets and rusty crochet hooks and unfortunately we also managed to get caught up in an artfully crafted giant spider net! In the center of this amazing piece of crochet there was a purple spider and right behind her back we glimpsed Buzz …

lalylala HALLOWEEN pattern release! Booray!

It’s a gloomy full moon night. A hook-nosed wicked witch on a wonky broom flies over a haunted house. One can make out two eerie silhouettes behind a dusty, spiderwebbed tower window. Diego the skull (aka „The Death”, who is also able to bring dead things to life now, thanks to a weekend update training course) triumphantly raises his scythe, when zombie Brian (masterminded brain behind a demonized good plan) sews in the last remaining yarn ends. Suddenly a dazzling flash cuts through the silent darkness…

ALOHA from Kawaii ! lalylala 4 seasons SUMMER pattern out now

ALOHA from Kawaii ! It’s summertime and we enjoy our vacation on the beautiful island Kawaii, Lalylaland’s surfers paradise! This is where we met our new friend PIPPA the pineapple, who’s running the trendiest cocktail bar right on the beach. She’s an excellent bartender and her Piña Colada is famous! Right next door there’s a surf school. The owner is KEANU the surfboard and the coolest cat of all beach residents is SMILA the ice cream. Keep cool and find out more about the hot lalylala 4 seasons SUMMER pattern set!

Summer’s here to stay

one of the best things in summer is lying on the gras, staring in the sky and imagine familiar shapes appearing in the swirling clouds above you. … I guess, this formation tells me there will be a lalylala 4seasons SUMMER crochet pattern very soon!

A Sunday full of memories

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We spend a funny Sunday looking at old polaroids and telling amusing stories about Sepp’s days at the rodeo. We found some photos showing him together with his big love and mother of his son and some that show Sepp’s Grandpa and Sepp when he was a baby. Back in these days Sepp wore a brighter turquoise color (Regia 4-fädig Melange, color 2241) and the girl of his dreams was dressed in trendy natural neon color (Regia Tweed Trend & Classic, color 09068).

Howdy! There’s a new stallion in the stable

Sepp the seahorse spend his childhood on his granddad’s sea cow ranch. He was very talented in riding sea cows and started a career as rodeo star soon. On a rodeo world tour Sepp stopped in Texas, where he was told, that every proper horse wears horseshoes. He couldn’t find out what these could be good for and threw them away. Thus Sepp invented the horseshoe pitching sport.

Urgent b-mail to Oleg

Guess what happened today! Oleg the octopus received an urgent b-mail (message in a bottle) of an old buddy. They spent many summers on grandpa’s sea cow ranch playing underwater cowboys. (Oleg still keeps his yellow water pistol and 4 (!) pair original sea-snakeskin boots.) The friend announced that he will move to lalylaland soon! Oleg is excited and so are we!

Happy Mother’s Day!

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I wish all you wonderful moms a perfect mother’s day! We love you to the moon and back!

BEWARE! New lalylala 4-seasons SPING pattern-set causes heavy spring fever!

It was a very cold and windy day, when bluetit TITUS circled over Lalyland. The winter was long and he felt terribly lonely when he unexpectedly discovered a fresh splash of blue among all the gray and white far down on the ground. Just as blue as himself. Finally! A companion!

Titus fluttered closer excitedly and discovered … a wonderful blue crocus blossom. He wanted to pick it and when he gently pulled on the blossom, a flower bulb slipped out of the soil. Her name was CARLA and she was the most beautiful creature that Titus had ever seen…

here comes lalylala’s 4 seasons SPECIAL CHRISTMAS pattern set!

Do you rememberthe other night, when Roco was caught in the act (again!). The alleged Christmas presents heist turned out to be exactly the opposite! we could found 3 reliable witnesses, who insured very convincingly that our raccoon just gave Santa Clause a hand. Down in the festive living room XAVER the Christmas tree got already dressed up in order to proper welcome the nocturnal guest. Candle CLAUS plunged the room into cozy, warm light and angel ANTON and his twin brother Arthur ensured the appropriate musical setting and heavenly blessing.

lalylala’s 4 seasons: WINTER pattern set out now!

A warm welcome to our cool winter friends! We have tracked them deep in Lalylaland’s magic forest: pine cone WOODY fell from somewhere above us right in front of our feet. He got along well with our autumn fellows Erwin, Peter and Henry right away. A bit later we met stag HEINZ and SIMON the snowman! Read the entire story and find out more about our new frosty friends!

lalylala wallpaper AUGUST 2015

“HOW TO CATCH A MERMAID” or “Do you know the reason why real mermaids are so rarely seen?” Since ages people try to lure them with all kinds of baits and even the best attempts failed. I guess it’s just because mermaids are too clever to fall into a trap! Fortunately we know one mermaid that loves show herself on your desktop for August!

get free lalylala mod kit “ERNA the strawberry + BERT the blackberry”

Sunday morning. Sun is shining, coffee and hot chocolate on the table and the toast smells delicious.

Full of expectation someone unscrews the jam jar … and suddenly the last fatigue vanished! There’s nothing but absolute emptiness! No jam is dust-dry toast for breakfast!

Time to take action! Fresh berry jam had to be done, so I hurried into the garden… but instead of ingredients, I found these two funny guys hiding in the bushes behind the house. They introduced themselves as ERNA the strawberry and BERT the blackberry and a second later I invited them to come and live in our house (they choose the pantry to become their new home).

Between us, I was a little bit ashamed of myself. Given that ERNA and BERT are such nice fellows my plan to boil berries to jam seems very cruel. Well, since they join our breakfast table, we serve honey instead of jam. (To Bina’s great joy! For now he nonstop speaks about the assets and peculiarities of this or that type of honey every morning.)

Find out more about ERNA & BERT and get the free pattern add-on to make a strawberry or blackberry from your lalylala crochet pattern:


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First 2 SWEDISH lalylala crochet recipes available!

Hurrarop! Crispy news from lalylaland! First SWEDISH lalylala crochet recipes available! Here come the first 2 yummy lalylala crochet recipes *traditional Swedish style* – oven baked by the amazing Yvette Palm using the proven lalylala crochet recipe!

lalylalize your desktop and mobile device!

Be prepared to get a fresh lalylala look for your device every month. OK, right … the first one comes with a negligible delay of 12 days, but for the next months you can except a new lalylala calendar wallpaper every 1th of month.

lalylala Halloween pattern VLAD the Vampire Bat

Let the most spooktacular lalylala Halloween party begin! You are all invited and here comes our already announced super duper famous special guest … Please welcome the horror movie legend “VLAD the vampire bat”! He’s a hot candidate for tonight’s election of the best Halloween costume.

Here’s an exclusive look behind the scenes, to get to know our new mate…


High times in lalylaland! Our friends are incredibly excited! They run through the house and animate the house spiders to spin their nets faster, cause Halloween is coming soon and our friends decided to celebrate the scariest party of all!

Exchange student from Argentina arrived in lalylaland

May I introduce {Amour Fou}’s LELIO to you – Lelio came to lalylaland as an exchange student right from Buenos Aires! This handsome fellow is the amazing design of my dear friend Carla – she made that lil’ Lelio for me and send him all the long way from Argentina to Germany

Is anybody out there?

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Completely tired out our friends meet for breakfast, staring into their cocoa cups and rubbing their tired eyes – Neither of them has slept tonight, because they were kept awake of some really weird noise outside.


After some rumors were circulating about the recent incidents in the magic forest, we were finally able to shed new light on that mysterious story. We found the little witch and she agreed to give us an exclusive interview.

LOST AND FOUND – A Magic Forest Incident

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It’s autumn in lalylaland! Time to go for a walk through the woods, picking some berries and chestnuts, searching for mushrooms and other delicious supplies to fill up the pantry. One sunday our dolls put on their hiking boots and set out for a ramble through the magic forest.

MICI the mermaid stranded – new pattern published!

Some preparations were needed to enable MICI to may also be at home on the mainland of lalylaland. An old zinc tub was polished to a mirror finish and pimped with a 200 hp engine and 4 brand new all-terrain tires, so MICI is also free to move all over the land.

Sensational discovery in the deep sea

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In the footsteps of the great Jacques Cousteau our friends decided to explore the deep sea around lalylaland. Months of preparation (knitting red beanies for each crew member), research and hard training lies behind our adventurers and exciting challenges waiting ahead – but one thing is still missing: a seaworthy dive boat!

¡Ay, caramba! All patterns in SPANISH

Once upon a time our knightly and brave friends attracted to explore the world, to seek out new civilizations and to boldly go where no crocheted doll has gone before… On their way they met legendary creatures and passed numerous adventures, crossed high mountains and quite a bit of water.

ROCO raccoon sniffed out! New pattern finished!

After some spectacular weeks of playing hide-and-seek, the gentleman-thief ROCO Raccoon (aka “Rocoon”, “Mister Coon” or even “X”) set itself in lalylalands doll department.

Next doll “most wanted”

After a short quite periode in lalylaland some suspicious things happened last night… It seems a new fellow came to town and showed his amazing talent by robbing all the candy. Even our high security safe could not stop him. A first investigation revealed some finger prints on the safe and a single photo taken by the security camera of our candy depot. Insiders told us the name of the invisible stranger.

From Russia with love

Our super special agent Olga M. succeeded decoding all lalylala patterns to native Russian language!
We smuggled the patterns on microfilm inside some totally inconspicuous russian Babuschka dolls – so called “Matryoshkas” (as you can see on the picture). We owe it to the great efforts of special agent Olga that it is possible now to get and crochet the lalylala patterns original russian style. ТУЧА ФЗНАМЗНОН, дорогие товарищи!

What’s typically Dutch?

Count on 10 Dutch things: 01. cheese, 02. clogs, 03. Rembrandt, 04. tulips, 05. charming blue-white ceramics, 06. houseboats, 07. to ride a bicycle, 08. dikes and canals, 09. windmills and 10. … all lalylala patterns!

Here comes CARL!

Finally “CARL the cactus” from far far Mexico came to lalylaland. The new pattern is written down, tested and now available in English, French and German. Many kudos to Yannick for a lightning fast and perfect translation to French!

A new friend is coming!

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A brand new wooly friend from Mexico will reach the coast of lalylaland during the next week! Hurray! Our reporter, cameraman, director and mastermind of lalyTV – Mr.”one4all” Mischa B. – has been on the place to be to wait for the new fellow’s arrival and to take some first shots.

Kira goes east – 1st pattern in Russian!

I’m so excited to introduce you the very first RUSSIAN pattern version of a lalylala pattern – кенгуру „кира“!
A warm “THANK YOU!” goes out to Olga M. for doing such a great job! The russian translation for all the other patterns will follow step by step from now.