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The Benefits of Knitting: Why Learning To Knit Is Fantastic For Your Health!

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 past few years. Did you know that approximately one third of women aged 25-35 are now knitting? And it turns out that if you haven’t […]

How to Knit an Infinity Scarf: Step-by-Step Pattern

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, as well as being a super stylish accessory when spring makes an appearance! Tina Lowther takes you step-by-step through her infinity scarf pattern below, so […]

Essential Knitting and Crochet Supplies for Winter 2018

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 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 to dive into as we prepare to welcome the coldest months of the year, than knitting and crochet? Whether you’re brushing up on old skills, or exploring a hobby that’s totally shiny and new to you, we’ve the essential knitting and crochet supplies you need to create yourself snuggly scarves, comfortable cushions, cuddly companions and lots more besides!

Check out our compilation below, and treat yourself to a fabulous winter project or two to keep you busy as the nights draw in…

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Celebrating Wool: Inspiration, Projects and Woolly Must-Haves

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 wool is.  This super-snug material has been massively appreciated by mankind since the Stone Age, and what better way to pay homage to the wonders […]

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 […]

Showcasing You!

Showcasing You!

You may have noticed we’ve been ‘Showcasing You’ inspirational crafters on our Create & Craft Facebook page. We’re encouraging you to share your works in progress, your finished pieces and your tips with our Create & Craft community.

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Meet Loopy Mango!

Meet Loopy Mango!

Get those knitting needles clicking with our Brand New Supplier; Loopy Mango!    

How To Knit Baby Booties

How To Knit Baby Booties

Perfect for knitting beginners, this quick baby booties project is the perfect gift for baby showers, christenings or for your own little bundle of joy. Learn how to knit with this free easy pattern. (click to enlarge) You Will Need: 4mm knitting needles Yarn in […]

Rowan Shine Shawl

Rowan Shine Shawl

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Craft this luxurious shawl with the stunning new collection from Rowan. With Swarovski violet beads and sumptuous silk haze yarn, this new kit creates a beautiful knitted shawl; perfect for spring evenings and summer weddings.

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Meet Kerry Lord

Meet Kerry Lord

Kerry Lord, Founder and Creative Director of luxury knitwear brand Toft, lets us in on her life as a crochet guru.

Arne and Carlos: Dog Sweater

Arne and Carlos: Dog Sweater

We all know how much dogs mean to their owners, so give them the best gift of all this winter with this cosy woollen sweater. Arne and Carlos, the knitting dream team from Sweden and Norway have created this fabulous project for all you dog-lovers […]

Knit with Conway + Bliss

Knit with Conway + Bliss

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Now is the perfect time to get knitting your winter garments so you’re well prepared, and well wrapped up, come the colder months. So, tune in to Create and Craft on Friday 11th September at 1pm to craft your way to a warmer winter…

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