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Have Your Herd the News? It’s National Wool Week!

Have Your Herd the News? It’s National Wool Week!

Natural, renewable, breathable, insulating… we could go on and on, but we know ewe don’t need convincing just how fantastic wool is – especially during National Wool Week! This super-snug material has been massively appreciated by mankind since the Stone Age, and what better way […]

Essential Knitting and Crochet Supplies for Autumn/Winter 2018

Essential Knitting and Crochet Supplies for Autumn/Winter 2018

Summer has been fabulous, but there’s no denying it… winter is coming! 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 […]

Pom Pom Perfection: How To Make Pom Poms The Easy Way – And What You Can Do With Them!

Pom Pom Perfection: How To Make Pom Poms The Easy Way – And What You Can Do With Them!

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 […]

Create Your Own Colourful Crochet Coasters

Create Your Own Colourful Crochet Coasters

As soon as Autumn hits, we think it’s only right that we draw your crafty attention to all things soft and snug – but soft and snug needn’t just be reserved for fashion and blankets! If you fancy yourself handy with a crochet hook (or […]

How to Bind Off In Knitting: Methods Every Knitter Needs To Know

How to Bind Off In Knitting: Methods Every Knitter Needs To Know

So you’ve knitted something spectacular and you’re feeling pleased as punch… but hang on – how on earth do you get it off the needles, so you can put it to good use? Binding off in knitting is the process of getting those live stitches […]

Crochet Scarf: Snuggle Up At The Cinema [Free Crochet Pattern!]

Crochet Scarf: Snuggle Up At The Cinema [Free Crochet Pattern!]

Love going to the cinema… but hate shivering under their air con for the entirety of the film? Enter the cinema scarf! This super fun crochet scarf pattern will show you exactly how to create a bold and bodacious scarf to keep you super warm […]

Crochet Glasses Case: Store Your Cinema Specs in Style [Free Crochet Pattern!]

Crochet Glasses Case: Store Your Cinema Specs in Style [Free Crochet Pattern!]

As much as we all love enjoying the latest 3D flick at the cinema, repeatedly having to fork out for a new set of oh-so-stylish 3D glasses can be frustrating – especially when you know you must have at least ten pairs at home already! […]

How To Read Crochet Patterns: Abbreviations, Symbols and Instructions Explained

How To Read Crochet Patterns: Abbreviations, Symbols and Instructions Explained

If you’ve been teaching yourself crochet (or you’re keen to start) and you’re getting to grips with how to hold your crochet hook… but can’t make head nor tail of a crochet pattern, then we’re here to help! Check out our handy guide on how […]

Crochet Jewellery: When Two Crafts Collide!

Crochet Jewellery: When Two Crafts Collide!

Crochet has not only experienced a big resurgence in recent years, but it’s also undergoing some what of a modern-day transformation! Whilst the old-school crochet favourites, including granny squares, blankets and winter accessories have become hugely popular once more, there is a new trend rising: […]

Amigurumi Crochet: Are You Hooked Yet?

Amigurumi Crochet: Are You Hooked Yet?

If you’re a crochet fan and you haven’t yet turned your hook to the adorable craze that is amigurumi, then we’re here to show you exactly why amigurumi crochet is a craze you mustn’t ignore! At Create and Craft, we’re fully prepared to take you […]

How to Make Crochet Water Balloons: Battle The Heatwave & Enjoy a Summer of Fun!

How to Make Crochet Water Balloons: Battle The Heatwave & Enjoy a Summer of Fun!

What are crochet water balloons? A hassle-free way to have fun in the sun for all the family! Forget about having to repeatedly purchase traditional water balloons, which are fiddly to fill, and all used up within minutes. These fantastic summer must-haves add instant fun […]

Hooded Unicorn Blanket: Crochet Your Own With Our Free Pattern + Tutorial

Hooded Unicorn Blanket: Crochet Your Own With Our Free Pattern + Tutorial

Love unicorns? Love crochet? Then you’re going to love this! We asked the wonderfully talented Charlie Mumford to create a crochet unicorn blanket so soft and snuggly you’d never want to get out of it… and she has not disappointed! Check out her fantastic step-by-step […]

DIY Santa Claus Christmas Decoration: The Ultimate Festive Pom Pom Project!

DIY Santa Claus Christmas Decoration: The Ultimate Festive Pom Pom Project!

Make your Christmas tree extra special this year with this handmade Santa Claus pom-pom decoration! Easy to craft and fun to do, this festive make is the perfect way to get youngsters involved in your seasonal crafting!

How To Crochet Your Own Easter Bunny

How To Crochet Your Own Easter Bunny

Introducing Parsnip: the cutest Easter Bunny in town! This fantastic little friend is the work of the lovely Charlie Mumford – who has kindly put together an easy-to-follow crochet tutorial that will guide you step-by-step through creating your very own crochet Easter bunny!

Blog Promo: 30% Discount on Caron Yarns

Blog Promo: 30% Discount on Caron Yarns

Since 1921, Caron has been bringing the world beautifully long-lasting yarns in an incredible range of colours. And now? You can get an exclusive 30% off Caron Yarns! Read on to find out how to get your discount…