Unlike our own New Year celebrations, the Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar. Chinese families will gather together for dinner on New Year’s Eve, and ensure their houses are well swept and cleaned, so there’s no bad fortune cluttering up the place […]
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 […]
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 to read crochet patterns below, and discover exactly what all those abbreviations and symbols mean, why we use them, and how you can translate them into an easy-to-follow set of instructions for your next crochet project!
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 […]