Let's Get Crafting hits the shelves this month with an impressive 47 patterns for you to make with your free six-ball yarn kit. It's filled to the crafty brim with plenty of giveaways, great reads, the latest news and essential shopping guides. If that wasn't enough, this issue marks the return of The Woolly Writer competition – so if you like penning short stories or poems, you NEED to grab hold of the latest issue on sale 1st March. Of course, you'll...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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Want to learn how to crochet or just got started? Below you'll find 11 free projects to help you on your crochet journey. Simply click on the images and you'll be able to download the pattern straight to your computer. If you get stuck, just watch our video tutorials here. Once you're ready to step up your hooking game, you'll find plenty of other projects here on our website. More of a knitter? Click here for thousands of knitting projects.Read More >
A new year brings new creative possibilities and there's certainly a lot of crafty trends we can't wait to get involved with. Below you'll find a round-up of ideas and projects that are an absolute must-make for 2018, so what are you waiting for? Bring it on!Read More >