Tag: Crochet

Meet Carolina Guzman Benitez | Snuggle and Play Crochet

Carolina Guzman Benitez is the creative force behind contemporary crochet business, One and Two Company. Her new book, Snuggle and Play Crochet, takes two key trends – amigurumi and security blankets or ‘loveys’ – and combines them into one amazing value package. We recently caught up with Carolina to find out more about her, her loveys…

Meet Tine Nielsen from Little Happy Crochet

There are times when projects come into the office and everyone just gathers around. When the projects for Little Happy Circus came in, we did just that. It was so much fun looking at all the characters from the circus and laying them out as if they were real performers. We got to catch up with…

Trend Alert! Cross Stitch on Crochet

Why use one craft in a project, when you can use two crafts together? Cross stitch on crochet has been showing up more and more in our timeline recently and the results are outstanding. Adding a cross stitch motif to your crochet pattern can add that extra special detail, whether you stitch initials on a…

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Crochet Barefoot Sandals | Free Pattern

With this gorgeous heatwave the UK is experiencing at the moment, we wanted to share a gorgeous free crochet pattern with you. This gorgeous Daisy Chain pattern has come from Crochet Barefoot Sandals, an on-trend collection of 8 crochet barefoot sandals patterns from 4 individual designers. This pattern has been designed by our very own resident crocheter, Anna…

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Modern Crochet Mandalas | Free Project

Modern Crochet Mandalas is the new book from Interweave. It features 50+ crochet mandalas for you to stitch. We have a bonus project from the book to get you started. Finished Size About 8” (20 cm) in diameter. Yarn Sportweight (#2 Fine). Shown here: Schachenmayr Catania (100% cotton; 137 yd [125 m]/ 1.75 oz [50 g]):…

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Top 10 Stocking fillers for crafters

It is often the case that stocking fillers get filled with items then don’t get used passed dinner time on Christmas day. So, we have our top 10 stocking fillers that crafters will love, and use for their crafting endeavours throughout the following year.  Thread! Every cross stitcher needs thread. DMC have released a Christmas…

6 Gifts to make for children this Christmas

At Christmas, children are given toys quite literally by the stocking load, but it is the handmade, keepsake gifts they will cherish for years. This Christmas, make them something they will keep hold of for years to come with some of these loveable kits. 1. Melissa sewing kit from My Rag Doll Looking for a…