Tag: Knitting

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Toe-up Easy Sock Knitting Pattern

Dyeing to Spin & Knit is the new book from Felicia Lo. It is full of glorious colour, useful techniques and spinning perfection. Unapologetic – is how Felicia Lo always describes her obsession with colour and craft. In Dyeing to Spin and Knit, Felicia, founder and creative director of SweetGeorgia Yarns and highly sought after teacher…

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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…

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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…

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Samara’s Aid Appeal | Knitting appeal

Samara’s appeal was started by a lady called Samara who was shocked to see reports of Syrian refugee children in the snow wearing summer clothes and flip-flops. They did this because it was summer when they fled their homes and that was what they were wearing at the time. Samara came up with the idea…

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10 Craft Projects To Make Your Life More Hygge

Hygge (pronounced “HUE-gah”) is a Danish word which, although has no direct translation, means enjoying life’s simple pleasures. It alludes to a feeling of cosy intimacy and contentment. It’s all about creating feelings of happiness, friendliness and wellbeing within everyday life. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? No rushing through life, taking time for the simple things and enjoying…

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…