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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 […]

Easy Autumn Crafts: The Season To Cuddle Up And Get Creative

Easy Autumn Crafts: The Season To Cuddle Up And Get Creative

There’s something about the onset of autumn that really gets our creative juices flowing. Perhaps it’s because we’ve spent all summer long outside and we’re now itching to get back at the craft table, or simply that the shorter evenings are leaving us craving a super-snug quilt, a mug of something warm, and some super stylish mood lighting! Either way, this blog post aims to get you perfectly set up for a crafty autumn ahead! We’ve collated our pick of easy autumn crafts for you to have a look through, and try your hand at!

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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 […]

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! Enter this nifty little project: a crochet glasses case for your cinema specs! Buying yet another unnecessary pair of 3D goggles will soon be a thing of the past, if you’ve got this fabulous little number tucked away in your handbag! Grab a crochet hook, and check out the fabulously creative Charlie Mumford’s free crochet glasses pattern below, create yourself a glasses case for your 3D glasses, and they’ll always have a home! Plus – with a design as bold and bright as this one, they’ll be impossible to lose between cinema visits!

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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 on an exciting amigurumi crochet adventure! We’ve a vast selection of crochet kits which include all the high quality yarn you’ll need to reproduce the included amigurumi pattern, as well as incredible crochet pattern books filled with stunning photography and step-by-step amigurumi patterns for you to follow at home. Want to create your very own amigurumi crochet critter to sit atop your craft table and keep you company whilst you work? Say no more…

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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 […]

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!

Best Christmas Knitting & Crochet Supplies 2017

Best Christmas Knitting & Crochet Supplies 2017

We are just over a month away from Christmas — which means that it’s time to get our Christmas knitting and crochet supplies in order. Now, you may be reading this with the intention of stitching something to give as a Christmas gift. You may want to knit something for yourself, or you may want to give supplies to a friend for their present this year. Whatever your reason, you have certainly come to the right place. This year, we have some exciting new knitting and crochet supplies for you to get busy with — so we thought we’d give you a countdown of the best.

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TOFT Mug Pattern: The Cutest Crochet Starter Kit

TOFT Mug Pattern: The Cutest Crochet Starter Kit

Christmas is a fabulous time of year for crafters. As the nights draw in, there’s nothing better than spending a cosy night in working on your creations, especially those with a festive theme! Christmas is a great excuse to share our crafty hobbies with loved […]

15 Crochet Animals To Add Cuteness To Any Home

15 Crochet Animals To Add Cuteness To Any Home

Crochet animals have become a popular craze these past few years, heightened further by TOFT‘s exciting releases. What makes them so popular? They are overwhelmingly adorable – a factor that few crafters can resist. If we see a baby or a little puppy, we can’t […]

Why is Vintage Home Decor So Popular? [Projects]

Why is Vintage Home Decor So Popular? [Projects]

Vintage home decor is at the top of trends at the moment. In fact, it has been for quite some time. But why is it so popular? If you have a Pinterest addiction like us, this will likely be the root of the obsession. We can scroll for hours through an infinite stream of vintage DIY projects, like creating hanging flower vases from old milk bottles and glueing wallpaper samples onto stairs. These ideas are out there – but familiar. They capture your attention, get your imagination going, and make you think “I could do that.” What makes vintage decor so attractive to people is that it is achievable. You can create your own beautiful home decor.

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