Beginners class: crochet a flower with The Making Spot

Grow your own flowers using a hook and scrap yarn from your stash. Don’t forget to visit The Making Spot for more patterns, projects and tutorials.

Amazing crochet in Mollie Makes issue 23 – out now!

Mollie Makes issue 23 is out now. Get your copy from all good newsagents, supermarkets, independent craft shops, or from their official online store. We’ve fallen in love with this month’s Mollie Makes more-so than  usual due to some of the gorgeous crochet projects featured inside. Including these fab cushions from Jorine Tieleman of Ma-ak which we… Continue reading

Nesting baskets: a tutorial with My Poppet

This week we are giving you the opportunity to win one of two Hoooked Zpagetti fabric spools from DMC on Twitter, so we thought we’d share with you the perfect way to use up this super thick yarn with some help from the very talented Cintia who blogs at My Poppet. You will need: Zpagetti… Continue reading

We love leftovers….

A round-up of some of the most creative ways you can use up your leftover yarn from this year’s projects. Learn all the techniques and tips to create these stunning and complex God-Eyes as Jay Mohler shows us how to update this campfire favourite into a real piece of art. See more of his stunning… Continue reading

Folksy shop love: Namolio

Namolio’s shop is filled with beautifully crocheted gifts made from natural fabrics such as wool and linen. From pin-cushions to purses Namolio stocks all manner of lovely things including handmade items such as this crochet hook organiser and these lavender sachets – it’s hard to know what to choose but we’d certainly be happy with… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern alert! Fancy potholders

Our friends at Crochet Today! have a great range of online patterns available for you to download, but we’re especially fond of these cute and colourful potholders designed by Maryse Roudier. They’re perfect for livening up a bare wall or adding colour and a bit of kitsch to your kitchen table. We just can’t wait to… Continue reading

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