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Crochet Autumn Garland: Cozy Home Decor

Crochet Autumn Garland: Cozy Home Decor

As summer draws to a close and the telltale signs of the arrival of autumn are everywhere, it’s time to dust of the crochet hooks and knitting needles, and get back to crafting cozy goodies to see us through the cooler weather. But autumnal crafting […]

Crochet Cat Toy: Free Pattern!

Crochet Cat Toy: Free Pattern!

We’ve all had to think of clever ways to keep ourselves busy at home in 2020, and we think this latest project from Mandy Cameron packs a double punch when it comes to entertaining… as it provides fun for crafty hands, and feline paws alike! […]

Crochet Ice Pop Cover Pattern: Fun in the Sun!

Crochet Ice Pop Cover Pattern: Fun in the Sun!

When the summer heat hits, there’s nothing nicer than enjoying a cold ice lolly in the garden… although clinging onto a freezing cold ice pop can be a bit of a pain, especially for little hands. Which is why we just love this latest crochet […]

Woven Wool Art: Celebrate the Sea

Woven Wool Art: Celebrate the Sea

Kelly Ann Jordan concludes our awesome loom weaving series with this week’s installment – a stunning seascape wool art wall hanging that will help you add a nice and nautical vibe to any room of the home, as well as put all that leftover yarn […]

Crochet Bottle Holder Pattern: Hydration on the Go!

Crochet Bottle Holder Pattern: Hydration on the Go!

Stay hydrated on the go, no matter what you’re up to, with this awesome little crochet water bottle holder pattern. The fabulous Mandy Cameron has created this handy tutorial that’s perfect for confident beginners to have a go at. It’s not only fun to create, […]

Loom Weaving Kit: Create Textured Textile Decor

Loom Weaving Kit: Create Textured Textile Decor

If you didn’t read the first of our three-part series on the weaving trend that’s taken the nation by storm this year, then check out Helen Kirkham’s beginner’s introduction to loom weaving right here. If you’ve already read that, and you’re keen to dive into […]

Wall Hanging Craft Ideas: The Beauty of the Beach

Wall Hanging Craft Ideas: The Beauty of the Beach

Introducing the first installment of our three-part series on the crafting trend that’s taken the nation by storm in lockdown… loom weaving! In this series we’ll be bringing you all the information you need to discover this relaxing craft for yourself… plus three gorgeous wall […]

How to Crochet a Rainbow [Free Pattern!]

How to Crochet a Rainbow [Free Pattern!]

Discover how to crochet a stunning rainbow wall hanging with our free tutorial from the talented Mandy Cameron. This bold and beautiful home decor piece will add instant colour and cheer to nurseries and children’s bedrooms, and can also be hung in windows to lift […]

Yarn Stash Wall Hanging: Craft Your Own Decor!

Yarn Stash Wall Hanging: Craft Your Own Decor!

Every crafter has been guilty of it at one time or another… Picking up that craft item that you had absolutely no project in mind for… but just couldn’t bear to leave behind in the shop, because it was too gorgeous! Well, if you’ve ever […]

Tooth Fairy Pouch: Quick and Easy Crochet Pattern

Tooth Fairy Pouch: Quick and Easy Crochet Pattern

Perfect for beginners to crochet, this adorable little tooth fairy pouch makes the ideal gift for anyone with a wobbly tooth! When the day comes for it to fall out, this fantastic little crochet tooth provides a safe and secure spot to tuck it inside […]

A Roarsome Baby Crochet Headband Pattern!

A Roarsome Baby Crochet Headband Pattern!

Whether you’re welcoming a little lion cub into the world, or making a gift for someone else to enjoy, we think this adorable little headband is the perfect fit for a roarsome baby gift! Complete with a cute set of ears and wild crochet mane, […]

Crochet Teardrop Hanging Basket

Crochet Teardrop Hanging Basket

Now here’s a home decor hack to fall in love with! This gorgeous crochet teardrop hanging basket is the perfect combination of style and functionality – and it’s not that tricky to create at home, either! Check out Denise Holmes’ step-by-step crochet pattern below and […]

Free Knitted Heart Pattern: NHS Appeal to Crafters

Free Knitted Heart Pattern: NHS Appeal to Crafters

NHS nurses’ requests for help from crafters made national news, and we thought it made sense to get our crafting community involved – which is why the lovely Mandy Cameron was only too happy to put together a fantastic, and completely free, knitted heart pattern […]

How to Crochet a Heart Hanger: Easy Home Decor!

How to Crochet a Heart Hanger: Easy Home Decor!

Here’s a gorgeous crochet project we’ve fallen in love with at Create and Craft. A beautiful way to add lovehearts to your home in time for Valentine’s Day, add a pretty decoration to a nursery or bedroom, or even give a heartfelt gift to a […]

Benefits of Craft: Why 2020 Will Be the Year of Craftfulness

Benefits of Craft: Why 2020 Will Be the Year of Craftfulness

If you’re reading this article, you probably already agree with us that the power of crafting is something pretty special. There’s a distinct kind of joy, contentment and peace to be found in the simple pleasure of just sitting down and making something with your […]