Start the new year as you mean to go on – with a handful of yarn and a brain buzzing with hooky inspiration.
Stay cosy with our collection of bright, granny treble accessories (including sweet socks and a show-stopping skirt), Stylecraft’s pretty hexie shawl and Kat Goldin’s snuggly cabled cardi.
Still enjoying the party season? Hook an elegant ripple capelet so you can head out in handmade style. If staying in is more your thing, you can create the perfect boudoir with our trio of lacy, vintage-inspired home accessories worked in pretty fan and trellis stitches. Plus, there’s a beautiful Nicki Trench blanket to make in sumptuous silk. Plus, amigurumi lovers can get their fix with two adorable mini pooches.
There are plenty of new things to learn this issue, too – try your hand at textured crocodile stitch and find out how to join your motifs in the neatest ways. Ready for a bit of a change? Have a go at hooking with chunky T-shirt yarn or sparkly yarn. Grab a brew and get stuck in with some great reads as well. Top crocheter Kat Goldin shares some design secrets from her studio, we catch up with blogger Lara from Messyla and Attic 24’s Lucy has a few top tips for hooking yarny wreaths. Plus, there’s a giant doily rug, upcycled clutch bag and much more to make.