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Explore our range of knitting and crochet articles and tutorials; you’re sure to find a project that will get you hooked! Created by professionals and with free patterns included, our step-by-step knitting projects and crochet patterns are super fun and will help you to develop your skills, regardless of whether you’re a beginner or a pro. Learn everything from essential techniques and must-have tools, to how to make scarves, blankets, soft toys and even Christmas decorations – plus a whole lot more!

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 Easily & Inspirational Ideas

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 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 This Summer!

What are crochet water balloons? A hassle-free way to have fun in the sun for all the family! Forget about…

Hooded Unicorn Blanket: Crochet Your Own With Our Free Pattern

Love unicorns? Love crochet? Then you're going to love this! We asked the wonderfully talented Charlie Mumford to create a…

DIY Santa Claus 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…

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…

Meet Loopy Mango!

Get those knitting needles clicking with our Brand New Supplier; Loopy Mango!     (more…)

Bobo Stitch

Introducing Bobo Stitch, contemporary cross stitch kits with modern designs, striking patterns and fresh colours. (more…)