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Picking up your first cross stitch project

Picking up your first cross stitch project

1 min read time

Crafting with friends in 2024

Crafting with friends in 2024

2 min read time

5 questions with Isaiah Moses -

5 questions with Isaiah Moses - "I would advise anyone starting TikTok to post everything!"

1 min read time

Isaiah, Zaecrafts, is a 23 year old artist. Born in Newark,  New Jersey, Isaiah has always enjoyed using art as an ou...

8 questions with Zoe Bateman -

8 questions with Zoe Bateman - "Push yourself outside of your comfort zone"

3 min read time

Zoe Bateman, known on Instagram as @toocutecrafting, is a multi-crafter and pastel-brights colour enthusiast based in...

Chunky Granny Square Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern

Chunky Granny Square Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet  |  3 min read time

Granny squares are the pinnacle of crochet patterns, what better way to showcase them with this cool-toned blanket ma...

9 Granny Square Projects to Make Right Now

9 Granny Square Projects to Make Right Now

Crochet  |  1 min read time

Granny Squares are the staple of the crochet community, and we've got 9 gorgeous patterns for you to make today. 

Tips for choosing yarn colors for knitting and crochet projects

Tips for Choosing Yarn Colors

Crochet  |  1 min read time

Find out how to pick the perfect palette for your next project.

International Women's Day free cross stitch inspirational quote decoration

International Women's Day: Cross Stitch Quotes

Cross Stitch  |  1 min read time

Create your own inspirational quote with our free alphabet chart.

Cable knitting patterns

Go Crazy for Cables

Inspiration  |  1 min read time

Fall in love with the twists and turns of these cable knitting patterns.

Our Kit Levels: Moving from Beginner to Advanced Beginner

Our Kit Levels: Moving from Beginner to Advanced Beginner

Crochet  |  1 min read time

How do you know when it’s time to move up a kit level? We’re here to help you take the next step.

Your crafting questions answered

Your Crafting Questions Answered

Crochet  |  4 min read time

We answer your crafting FAQs - there’s no such thing as a silly question here! 

Lydia Morrow writes about her experience knitting with the Jolie 100% acrylic chunky yarn

Jolie and Me by Lydia Morrow

Guest Post  |  2 min read time

Read about Lydia’s experience knitting with the Jolie yarn, and how she made our patterns her own.

Crafting for Beginners: Kits & Projects

Crafting for Beginners: Kits & Projects

Crochet  |  2 min read time

Find the right project for you and start your craft-filled journey. 

Set Your Crafting Intentions for 2022

Set Your Crafting Intentions for 2022

Crochet  |  3 min read time

Join us and find out how you can step into a new year full of creativity!

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