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February 2018
February 2018

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

Merry Christmas crafters – it's time to dive right into the festive spirit and prepare for the upcoming Yuletide. Issue 95, on sale 28th September, is jam-packed with gift ideas, decorations for your home and treats for you to treasure for years to come. Once you've picked your favourite project, have a read of Craft to be Kind on page 28; we find out how you can brighten the lives of others through festive crafting. This issue also brings the announcement of our Woolly Writer champion – read the winning story here.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

1. SANTA CLAUS

There's no better way to start than with the main man himself! This Father Christmas toy is an easy project for crochet newbies.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

2. RITA AND ROBBIE

Meet the adorable little robins that are melting our hearts – knit these up ready for the big day.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

3. CHRISTMAS BLANKET SERIES: PART TWO

Issue 95 marks the second part of your three-part series – click here for a sneak peek at the finished blanket.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

4. ANTLER HEADBAND

This is certainly the cutest little accessory for Christmas Day. Little ones will love getting dressed up and you'll enjoy using your exclusive sparkly yarn.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

5. HEXAGON STOCKING

Crochet a traditional festive stocking that can be passed down the generations.

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6. ICE-SKATING GOAT

Meet Billy, he's the incredibly talented ice-skating goat! Crochet him for a special loved one this year.

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7. TREE SKIRT

This knitted piece is the ideal base for presents under the Christmas tree.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

8. PERRY THE PUDDING

Isn't he adorable? Perry is our crocheted Christmas pudding and the cream topping is a good way to challenge yourself.

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9. GIFT BAGS

Mini Christmas presents will look impressive when gifted in these knitted bags. Each bag is made differently so it's great for trying new techniques.

ISSUE 95 SNEAK PEEK

10. ICY SNOWFLAKES

Whether you use them to make coasters, garlands, a shawl, cushion covers or a blanket, these snowflakes are certainly versatile.

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11. GINGERBREAD MAN

Our sassy biscuit treat is a great knitting project to start with – make sure he doesn't steal the gumdrops when you're not looking!

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12. BRUNO THE BEAR

When he's not feasting on tasty pine cones, Bruno likes to sit on the mantelpiece and enjoy the festivities.

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Get prepped with 75 free Christmas patterns, click here

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