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Knitting and Crochet
How to Make a Crochet Rose + Free Downloadable Pattern

Looking for a quick and easy way to add delicate embellishment to your winter hat, scarf, shawl or blanket? Charlie…

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…

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…

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,…

Essential Knitting and Crochet Supplies for Winter 2018

There's no denying it... winter is here! And with it, the irresistible urge to snuggle up under the biggest quilt…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…