Layer Cake Lantern

Issue: 167


Layer Cake Lantern by Emma Leith

Find the pattern in 167 of Inside Crochet magazine.

Hook this fun decorative lantern, inspired by macramé fused with lobster pot shapes!


* Scheepjes Linen Soft, 47% cotton/27% linen/26% acrylic, 50g/135m/147yds

Yarn A: Pale Pink 628 x 1 ball

Yarn B: Dark Pink 626 x 1 ball

Yarn C: Light Blue 629 x 1 ball

Yarn D: White 630 x 1 ball

Yarn E: Mint 623 x 1 ball

Yarn F: Lilac 624 x 1 ball

* 3.5mm hook

* Two metal hoops, 15cm/6in

* Two metal hoops, 30cm/12in

* One metal hoop, 8cm/3in


You can use any DK-weight cotton to achieve a similar effect.


Emma’s work is a reflection of her love of all things bright and colourful. She lives in the countryside just outside of Bath with her three cats and two dogs and runs regular workshops in crochet and mosaic throughout the year. You can find her work at and on Instagram @emmaleithatelier.

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