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…

My Knitted Doll | Sneak Peek

My Knitted Doll | Sneak Peek

My Knitted Doll is the incredibly cute new book from the hugely talented, Louise Crowther. It is full of precious toys with personalities that your little ones will adore. Louise started designing her own knitted dolls when she struggled to find a modern doll pattern for a friend’s daughter. Well, we are glad she did, because…

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Have a ball with Arne and Carlos

Arne and Carlos are a highly talented Scandinavian duo who are best known for their craft books and their exquisite designs which draw inspiration from their scandi heritage. Arne Nerjordet and Carlos Zachrison started as knitting designers for the fashion industry whilst knitting at home as their hobby. One day they decided they didn’t want to…

Urban Knit Collection | Sneak Peek

Urban Knit Collection is the new book from Kyle Kunnecke. He has taken inspiration from 1920’s and 1930’s urban landscapes to create geometric prints in his knitwear collection. The big city style meets classic design in this gorgeous guide for the contemporary crater! Inspired by 20th-century architectural elements, Urban Knit Collection offers 18 DIY projects…

Weekend Wraps | Sneak Peek

Weekend Wraps is the new book from Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre. It features 18 quick knit cowls, scarves and shawls all using worsted weight yarn or heavier. If you are looking for a stylish and quick project to create with those special skeins of yarn that may be too expensive for larger knits, Weekend Wraps…

Free Baby Booties Pattern

This free baby booties pattern comes from a brilliant book, The Knitter’s Bible: Baby Knits by Laura Long. The perfect gift, this free baby booties pattern will create shoes that vary in size depending on the yarn you choose. Using this pattern and our recommended yarn, the shoes will fit babies from 3–6 months.  …

Top 10 Festival Crafts for Summer

The festival season is here and we’ve got tonnes of ideas for festival crafts. Sitting around with friends listening to music is the perfect time for some outdoor crafting so we thought we’d share our top 10 festival crafts.   Barefoot Sandals These pretty crocheted barefoot sandals are the perfect bohemian foot decoration. They are quick and…

Rugged Knits | Sneak Peek

Rugged Knits is the new book from Andrea Rangel. It’s features a collection of 24 functional, lovely, and interesting knitting patterns for men and women. Side-by-side with hearty wool sweaters and sock patterns are more unexpectedly delicate-looking pieces, such as a warm, resilient shawl with lace trim and a cozy cowl with gentle drape. Those who…