Knitting

Love Knitting? Love SewandSo! Whether you’re new to knitting and need a beginner’s guide and your first knitting patterns, or you’re a seasoned knitter looking for the next challenge, we have something for everyone! With loads of free knitting patterns, knitting how-tos, knitting book reviews and interviews with top knitting designers, you’re sure to find something to like here. Try our free knitting patterns for home decor, fashion and baby and let us know how you get on in the comments…

Top 10 Handmade Christmas Ornaments To Make This Christmas

Tis the season to make handmade Christmas ornaments. Adorn your home with your makes and gift them for your loved ones to enjoy. When it comes to Christmas, there are so many Christmas ornaments and decorations you can make regardless of your craft of choice. Here, we have chosen a selection of our favourites. 1…

10 Winter Warmers You Need to Make

It’s getting to that time of the year. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder and you may be starting to think about the festive period. Wool And The Gang We are MEGA excited to now be stocking Wool And The Gang kits. They use their ‘Crazy Sexy Wool’ which is, as…

Little Knitted Hedgehog | Free Pattern

The days of having leftover yarn left languishing in a cupboard are over. This book is the perfect partner to your remnants. Today, we wanted to share this cute little knitted hedgehog pattern with you. Isn’t he fun?! Finished size Hedgehog measures 3 1⁄4in (8cm) long Materials Any DK (US: light worsted) yarn Note: yarn…

Baby Humpback Whale Crochet Pattern

DMC’s Natura Denim and Linen yarn are now in store and we are really excited because this yarn is so, so gorgeous. We first saw the DMC Natura Denim yarn at Stitches in Birmingham back in February and were blown away with how versatile it was. We expected the denim yarn to be heavy and clunky, but it’s not at…

Addi Needles | Indulge Your Hands

You’ve no doubt heard of the ‘Made in Germany’ phrase meaning top quality. Addi needles are no exception to this. Hand made in Altena Germany for the past 187 years, they are the best of the best in knitting and crochet needles. At Addi, quality is everything. They emphasise this consistently with every needle and…

Have Your Cake and Knit (Or Crochet) it Too!

By now, you have all probably heard the hype from across the pond in the US surrounding Caron Cakes. If you haven’t, I’m going to tell you all about it! Caron Cakes are variegated balls of yarn that are pre-wound into yarn cakes. They were initially made to celebrate Carons 100th birthday. It was meant…

Classic Knit Shawls | Sneak peek

A shawl may be the perfect knitting project. It’s quick to stitch, the ideal size for trying new techniques, and the end result is a versatile, practical accessory. Whether light and airy for a warm summer evening or cosy and cabled to protect against winter’s chill, you can’t go wrong with a shawl. For this…