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Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Crochet Coasters!

Frighteningly Fabulous Halloween Crochet Coasters!

Here’s a frighteningly fabulous way to add a spooky touch to your home decor this October – Halloween crochet coasters! These ghoulish little ghosts will be the talk of your Halloween party, impressing guests AND saving your furniture from drink spills all at the same […]

Wall Hanging Ideas: Why Chunky Yarn Is Your New Best Friend

Wall Hanging Ideas: Why Chunky Yarn Is Your New Best Friend

Looking for a simple yet stunning way to add cosy fall decor to your home? Well we’ve a fabulous craft we’d love to introduce you to – weaving your own wall hanging! With so many creative wall hanging ideas out there, this totally Hygge craft […]

Create Cute Coasters with our FREE Crochet Leaf Pattern!

Create Cute Coasters with our FREE Crochet Leaf Pattern!

Autumn may bring darker evenings and cooler weather, but it’s not all bad – the stunning colour changes that we see in nature at this time are certainly a sight to behold! Bright green leaves slowly change to gorgeous gold, burnt orange, and fiery red […]

Crochet Pumpkin Basket: Perfect for Your Halloween Haul!

Crochet Pumpkin Basket: Perfect for Your Halloween Haul!

It’s time to prepare your little trick or treater for a night of doorstep-hopping in the name of Halloween – and what better way for them to store their Halloween haul, than in this creepy crochet pumpkin?! Alternatively, if you’ve no mini goblins in residence, […]

Free Crochet Sloth Pattern: Create A Cute Friend!

Free Crochet Sloth Pattern: Create A Cute Friend!

Looking for an easy way to add irresistible charm to your home decor? This sleepy sloth is your one-stop crochet solution! Not only is he undeniably cute, but he’s actually a pretty useful little friend to have about the place – especially if you’re looking […]

Making Time for Mindfulness: Sarah Cawood’s Beginner’s Crochet Journey

Making Time for Mindfulness: Sarah Cawood’s Beginner’s Crochet Journey

Trying your hand at something new can be a daunting and overwhelming thought… but it’s also a fantastic way to reignite that creative  spark, and discover an exciting new hobby! Whether you’re an avid papercrafter who’s never so much as sat at a sewing machine, […]

Crochet Hanging Basket Pattern

Crochet Hanging Basket Pattern

This fantastic crochet project enables you to free up some valuable table space (so the kids can cover it with their latest craft project!) without having to sacrifice a single house plant. Don’t own a houseplant because you don’t have the space for one? This […]

How to Crochet Succulents: Free Crochet Pattern!

How to Crochet Succulents: Free Crochet Pattern!

Succulents are everywhere right now – but for those of us who struggle to keep real greenery alive, there’s a super trendy, super crafty alternative… crochet succulents! This fantastic little project from the fabulous Charlie Mumford provides the perfect combination of decorative greenery, and that […]

How To Make a Crochet Rose [FREE Pattern]

How To Make a Crochet Rose [FREE Pattern]

Looking for a quick and easy way to add delicate embellishment to your winter hat, scarf, shawl or blanket? Charlie Mumford has created a gorgeous crochet rose pattern which works up quickly, and enables you to create a whole bunch of crochet roses in no […]

The Benefits of Knitting: Why Learning To Knit Is Fantastic For Your Health!

The Benefits of Knitting: Why Learning To Knit Is Fantastic For Your Health!

No longer a craft reserved for the grandparents among us, knitting has seen a massive resurgence in popularity over the past few years. Did you know that approximately one third of women aged 25-35 are now knitting? And it turns out that if you haven’t […]

Crochet Mandala Pattern: Free Tutorial

Crochet Mandala Pattern: Free Tutorial

Originating in Hindu and Buddhist religion, the mandala is a circle designed to represent the universe, and symbolise cosmic and psychic order… but in recent years it’s enjoyed a colourful revival at the hands (or hooks) of crochet enthusiasts! Even if boho is not your […]

How to Knit an Infinity Scarf: Step-by-Step Pattern

How to Knit an Infinity Scarf: Step-by-Step Pattern

Learn how to knit an infinity scarf versatile enough to keep you warm and snuggly in the coldest winter months, as well as being a super stylish accessory when spring makes an appearance! Tina Lowther takes you step-by-step through her infinity scarf pattern below, so […]

Must Have Essential Knitting & Crochet Supplies

Must Have Essential Knitting & Crochet Supplies

There’s no denying it… winter is here! And with it, the irresistible urge to snuggle up under the biggest quilt available, with a mug of something hot nearby, and a crafty project on your lap to get stuck into. And what better crafts are there […]

Celebrating Wool: Inspiration, Projects and Woolly Must-Haves

Celebrating Wool: Inspiration, Projects and Woolly Must-Haves

Natural, renewable, breathable, insulating… we could go on and on, but we know ewe don’t need convincing just how fantastic wool is.  This super-snug material has been massively appreciated by mankind since the Stone Age, and what better way to pay homage to the wonders […]

Pom Pom Perfection: How To Make Pom Poms Easily & Inspirational Ideas

Pom Pom Perfection: How To Make Pom Poms Easily & Inspirational Ideas

At Create and Craft we are big fans of the humble pom pom – is there any other crafty make that is so simple to create… yet can be used in so many wonderful ways?! And if you’re yet to have discovered the secret to […]