We all want the best for our pets, don't we? Our little friends bring so much joy into our lives, so it's about time we gave them something back. All it takes is a few balls of yarn, your crafty crochet skills, then you can make a cosy home for them to snuggle up in. Disclaimer: We take no responsibility if they choose to never step out of their snug bed.Read More >
How to crochet
One of the great things about crochet is that you don't need much specialist equipment to get started. It's also a very portable hobby that you can take with you wherever you go. Once you've got your hook and yarn you are ready to start tackling the basics. First of all you need to learn how to hold the hook correctly, then add a slip knot onto your hook and start trying out basic stitches.
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Transforming a ball of yarn into a recognisable form takes a lot of time, so there's really no point spending hours making a bunny for Auntie Mabel's 60th birthday when it turns out she's really into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! The beauty of crocheting someone's favourite film character is that you can be sure it will be well-received and chances are you're not the first to think of it, meaning there's probably a pattern already online at little or...Read More >
With less than six weeks until Christmas, the idea of starting any big projects has gone out the window. Don't stress though, we've rounded up 15 of the best crocheted Christmas decorations you can whip up in an afternoon, and they're all free! Get out your stash and get ready to turn your home into a wintry grotto!Read More >