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   Crocheted Cactuses Crocheted Cactuses
£6.99
5 in stock
Book Description 16 cute and quirky crochet cactus patterns that are quick and easy to make You don't need a garden to grow this charming crop of cactuses - just a crochet hook, some yarn and a little crochet know-how! This delightful little book contains 16 patterns for crocheted cactuses that can be used to decorate your window ledges, your table and anywhere else in the home. They don't need watering or feeding, don't have sharp spines and are quick and easy to make. Using simple crochet stitches and widely available yarn, there are diverse varieties to choose from, which are inspired by real cactus species. Some are embellished with beads and others have ridges, flowers, bobbles and look just like the real thing. They make perfect, quirky gifts for friends and family and all they need is a plant pot to sit in. With a short techniques section at the beginning of the book to get you started, you can make a whole display in no time - so pick up your hook and yarn and get started! Table of Contents Materials, tools and equipment 6 Patterns intro 7 Crochet techniques 8 Soil bases 12 Opuntia linguiformis 16 Lophophora 18 Echinocereus nivosus 20 Stenocactus obvallatus 22 Opuntia microdasys var. albispina 24 Pilosocereus glaucescens 26 Eriosyce napina 28 Gymnocalycium mihanovichii (mutant) 30 Echinocereus schereri 32 Astrophytum 34 Notocactus haselbergii 36 Opuntia quitensis 38 Myrtillocactus geometrizans 40 Parodia scopa 42 Tephrocactus geometricus 44 Mammillaria elongata 46
60 More Quick Baby Blankets: Cozy Knits in the 128 Superwash® and 220 Superwash® Collections from Cascade Yarns® (60 Quick Knits Collection) 60 More Quick Baby Blankets: Cozy Knits in the 128 Superwash® and 220 Superwash® Collections from Cascade Yarns® (60 Quick Knits Collection)
£14.99
Out of stock
60 More Quick Baby Blankets: Cozy Knits in the 128 Superwash® and 220 Superwash® Collections from Cascade Yarns® (60 Quick Knits Collection) With the incredible ongoing success of 60 Quick Baby Blankets, it is no surprise to learn that knitters are begging for even more. 60 More Quick Baby Blankets offers 60 more projects with the trademark quality and unrivaled quantity that fans of the 60 Quick Knits series have come to expect. From simple-yet-impressive knit/purl patterns to cabling to intarsia to double-knitting and more, a range of techniques are employed throughout the collection to engage knitters of all skill levels. Designs with modern stripes and motifs, whimsical animals, and everything in between guarantee that there are numerous patterns that will appeal to every personal taste. Just as important as the design of these blankets is the type of yarn used, Cascade Yarns' 128 and 220 Superwash collections. Made with 100% superwash wool, knitters will relish that their blankets are soft, durable, and machine-washable in other words, ideal for babies and their busy parents and caretakers. Whether knitting up whales in sail boats, a cushy cabled pattern, a cozy mermaid tail or bear wrap, or a chic strawberry gingham, one thing is certain these blankets will be loved for years and years to come, first as an oft-used blanket and then as a family heirloom.
A Naughty Knitted Noel - Nudinits A Naughty Knitted Noel - Nudinits
£9.99
4 in stock
ver 25 Christmas-themed knitting patterns based on the hit Nudinits animation. Have yourself a very merry Christmas with the bare-bottomed inhabitants of Woolly Bush! It's festive time in this fairytale village: the twinkling Christmas lights are on, the bird is in the oven, the figgy puddings are steaming away - time to sit down and have a quick stiff one with a copy of the Radio Twines - only with no clothes on! Sarah Simi, the knitter extraordinaire behind the acclaimed Nudinits: Tickled Pink stop-motion animation, presents the second instalment of cheeky humour to get your yuletide yarn around. Included are over 25 exclusive knitting patterns from the world of Nudinits so you can recreate your own Woolly Bush at home. Bursting with eccentricity, double entendres and something your grandma will raise an eyebrow to, this book appeals to humour-lovers and knitting fans alike. So slip this big package of knitting patterns to someone special this Christmas. Patterns include decorations like balloons, a wreath for your door, a glorious paperchain, three types of bauble, a large fairy for the top of your Christmas tree, a small sugar plum fairy, fairy lights, an excited elf, candy canes; food and drinks including a cheeseboard, 5 types of drinks, a cocktail shaker and cocktail glass, a retro cheese and pineapple hedgehog, a pineapple, gherkins, a lavish roast turkey platter, a cheeky gingerbread man and woman, hot chocolate, and presents including aftershave and a perfume bottle.
Animal Knits for Kids Animal Knits for Kids
£9.99
1 in stock
Babies and animals are a naturally adorable match and this book is bursting with animal-themed knits for little ones ages birth to 36 months. The various sections of the zoo-- from jungle and savannah to reptile house and polar region--serve as inspiration for these 30 projects. Whether it's a hippo-face rattle, bear-paw booties, a tiger-striped onesie, or a penguin bottle carrier, these bright, personality-filled projects will garner roars of approval! Inside, readers will find: 30 projects for knitters of all levels, includes items worked in flat and in the round An essential guide to basic tools, techniques, and materials Notes on safety when knitting for young children Guidance for a variety of color work and finishing techniques Most projects only require one skein of yarn per color to minimize costs and waste. Each project is given a rating based on skill level and time involved. More than 100 full-color illustrations, along with abbreviations, conversion charts, and other handy hints make Animal Knits for Kids a must-have addition to any knitter's library.
Applique with Atittude Applique with Atittude
£18.99
1 in stock
Does your appliqué need a little attitude adjustment? Best-selling design team Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins of Piece O Cake Designs come to your rescue with creative new projects using bold stitching in contrasting colors of perle cotton thread. Mix & match full-size templates for bright, cheerful quilts and home décor. Give tradition a little twist and add a happy, carefree layer of color and texture to your work. Use this quick needleturn technique to add a touch of whimsy to anything you appliqué. Youll love making these chirpy birds, doodly daisies, and sweet tulips with your favorite fresh fabrics. * Mix & match full-size template designs for bright, cheerful quilts and home décor * Add a happy, carefree layer of color and texture to your work * Use this quick needleturn technique to add a touch of whimsy to anything you appliqué
Arm and Finger Knitting Arm and Finger Knitting
£12.99
2 in stock
If you like large-scale knits or you appreciate the bigger stitches and open texture you can achieve by knitting with your arms or fingers, then you will find plenty of inspiration in Arm and Finger Knitting. Breaking free from the constraints of normal needle sizes, Laura Strutt demonstrates how to do all the usual stitches and techniques using just your arms and hands, from plain garter stitch to moss stitch, increasing and decreasing,and knitting with two or more strands of yarn at a time. To make the best use of the unique texture and scale of no-needle knitting, she has designed 35 stylish projects for you to make, for the home and to wear. There are stylish arm-knitted scarves and cowls, and a simple stool cover, but also finger-knitted wall art and even jewellery. You can arm-knit a blanket in under an hour, or create a stylish gilet from three rectangles of knitting in toning neutral shades. It's no wonder there is so much interest in arm and finger knitting when you can get spectacular results in such a short time.
Artful Log Cabin Quilts Artful Log Cabin Quilts
£19.99
1 in stock
Starting with an inspiration photo or painting, choose fabrics to create your own artistic Log Cabin quilts. Learn to navigate visual pathways and composition, applying easy techniques and experimenting with colour. Student work is presented, showing that anyone can create an art quilt. Design and make your masterpiece with freeform Log Cabin blocks using this versatile method. "The book has easy to follow instructions and is illustrated throughout with fabulous images of work. A simple design idea that works and will transform your quilting. Great designs, great use of colour, fabric and stash." www.yarnsandfabrics.co.uk
Babes In The Wool Babes In The Wool
£9.99
2 in stock
Fiona McDonald provides easy-to-use knitting patterns for making stylish, fun dolls, including a fabulous range of knitted clothes and accessories. This book contains all the inspiration you need to design and create knitted dolls of your own. Create wonderful knitted dolls with a fantastic range of knitted clothes and accessories, including coats, sweaters, mini skirts, dresses, tops, bikinis, swimsuits, scarves, hats and bags. There are nine dolls to choose from, each with her own distinctive style and personality, and with a wardrobe to match. They include sports-mad Samantha, Willow the sophisticated Celtic beauty, water-loving Rose and party-girl Poppy, to name just four, though all the dolls can easily be adapted to create characters of your own. The clothes are all interchangeable, so each doll can have as many outfits as she wants, and all of the items can be made using different colours and yarns to create an even more extensive wardrobe. There are easy-to-follow instructions for making the bodies, faces and hair, including handy templates for eyes, mouths and eyebrows, and the simple patterns mean that knitters of all abilities can enjoy making these dolls. Ideal for using up scraps and oddments of yarn, buttons and trims, these dolls will delight and inspire older children as well as adults. Easy-to-follow patterns and instructions make this book suitable for knitters of all abilities. Nine stunning dolls to choose from, each with her own clothes and accessories. All the clothes fit every doll in the book. All the patterns can easily be adapted, allowing the reader to design dolls and outfits of their own. Table of Contents Easy-to-follow patterns and instructions make this book suitable for knitters of all abilities. Nine stunning dolls to choose from, each with her own clothes and accessories. All the clothes fit every doll in the book. All the patterns can easily be adapted, allowing the reader to design dolls an
Beautiful Bullions Beautiful Bullions
£8.99
1 in stock
Experienced crocheters can learn and practice a new stitch in this craft book that teaches how to achieve the sophisticated look of the bullion. The eight patterns included in this guide all use size-10 crochet thread or sport-weight yarn, and advanced crochet enthusiasts will be able to learn the bullion stitch easily with prior knowledge of basic crochet techniques. The stunning designs in this book feature a Renaissance shawlette, two different doilies, a necklace, a baby blanket, and a matching hat and scarf set.
Big Hook Rag Crochet Big Hook Rag Crochet
£11.99
1 in stock
Learn to crochet using your unwanted garments, bed sheets or leftover fabric stash; transforming them into 25 stylish home decorations and accessories. This wonderful craft is quick, easy, eco-friendly and free. All you need is a big crochet hook to work up fast and simple stitches with those leftover bits and pieces. Create colourful, one-of-a-kind wearables like bright bags or original home decorations like striped floor rugs, unique baskets, cushions and rugs. These crafty creations are both durable and practical.
Big Needle Knits Big Needle Knits
£12.99
1 in stock
Explore the world of chunky knits with these fabulous, contemporary designs from knitting expert Melanie Porter. Melanie Porter has long used giant needles for her knitting creations, and here she shares 35 stylish designs with you. There are lots of projects to knit using needles from sizes 10mm to 25mm, as well as some that use extra large needles (35mm), and the great thing about using big needles is that you can work up items quickly to great effect. Divided into three chapters - Chunky Textures, Summer Knits and Mega Knits - and using a variety of beautiful chunky yarns, there's a whole host of inspiration here for any knitter. Hats, scarves and other winter items are all featured in different stitches and yarns, but there are lightweight knits too, including a tunic dress, shrug cardigan and cowl. Go from small-scale ideas - a necklace, headband, coin purse and bangles - to supersize projects, such as the oversized shawl, throw, body warmer and pouffe. There's a comprehensive techniques section, too, which covers the basics for beginners and acts as a reference guide for experienced knitters.
Boho Baby Crochet: Dedri Uys Boho Baby Crochet: Dedri Uys
£12.99
1 in stock
This book is filled to the brim with adorable makes, you'll be able to kit out the little ones in the most stylish of things – you'll have the trendiest child around! Boho Baby Crochet by Dedri Uys
Twinkie Chans Crocheted Abode A La Mode Twinkie Chans Crocheted Abode A La Mode
£12.99
1 in stock
Crocheted Abode à La Mode 20 yummy crochet projects for your home by Twinkie Chan Book Description In Abode a là Mode, Chan unveils twenty new food-themed crochet patterns for crafters to follow as they crochet their living space into a cozier, yummier place. The book is organized according to rooms in your house: kitchen and dining, living and lounging, bath and beauty, and home office. Helpful diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and colourful photos help crocheters of all skill levels create Chan's cute and cozy home decor pieces. Readers are guaranteed to find several adorable, food-forward patterns to bring to life with their crochet hooks--everything from giant donut floor poufs, to sweet honeybear aprons, to savory corn dog pen cozies. About the Author About Twinkie Chan Twinkie Chan rocked the craft and fashion world in 2005 with her unique accessory designs, most noteably her food-themed scarves. She launched her website, www.TwinkieChan.com, with a dozen one-of-a-kind scarves and a couple of tater tot plush dolls. Since then, her work has developed a crafty cult following--there's nothing else quite like it out there.
Dress Up Your Doll Dress Up Your Doll
£12.99
1 in stock
Dress Up Your Dolls: Sensational Outfits to Knit & Crochet for Dolls up to 18in Summary Dress up your baby girl and boy dolls in a wardrobe of beautiful clothes and accessories. Suitable for 12in, 15in and 18in dolls, the patterns include a great range of dresses, trousers, hair bands, sweaters, hats, scarves and shoes. If you are looking for a special party dress, a winter outfit, a dancing tunic or special prince or princess costume, you will find them here, with instructions too for a selection of unusual garments including a safari dress, hat and bag and three fun pirate outfits.
Easy as 1-2-3 Skeins Easy as 1-2-3 Skeins
£9.95
1 in stock
THIS IS A NEW 128 PAGE SOFT COVER BOOK. CONTENTS: JUST ONE SKEIN: BABY STOCKING CAP ENGLISH POPOVER MITTENS PREEMIE BEANIE GREEN WITH ENVY SCARF HIP WINTER WARMERS FOR HIM & HER BALLET LEGGINGS BALLET SLIPPERS DRESSY BABY CARDIGAN BUTTON-UP HAT PULL-TOP BEANIE MARY JANES LACY STRIPE CARDIGAN GROOVY GIRLS NOTEBOOK COVER NO COLD FOOTSIES BEDROOM BALLET SLIPPERS UNDULATIONS SOCKS NAUTICAL STRIPED BOOTIES TEDDY BEAR TEDDY BEAR SWEATER FUN AT THE BEACH: GIRL'S SET SUGGLE BUG: BOY'S SET LOOPS & LADDERS SKULLCAP SOCKS FOR GRANDPA STRINGTOWN HAT INFINITY & BEYOND SCARF BUTTERFLY GARDEN STICKS LOVELY LACE CLUTCH PLISSADOS SCARF MEANDERLUST WINDOWPANES OF COLOR BEANIE SPRINGTIME BERET ADDED SPICE SCARF IT TAKES TWO: MAD-FOR-PLAID BLANKET PUMPKIN SEEDS VEST BABY TURTLEBACK CURVY CABLED SCARF CRISSCROSS CABLE SHRUG SEND A LITTLE CABLE ON A ROLL DOLL CARDIGNA BOBBLE-EDGED CARDIGNA LACE SOCKS CAT'S-EYE SCARF OR BELT RIDGED MOEBIUS EVERYTHING GOOD COMES IN THREES (OR MORE!): FLIRTY TOP SPLENDIFEROUS PANELED LACE AFGHAN LITTLE MISS PRECIOUS WINTER WARMTH HAT & MITTENS GENERAL INFORMATION: ABBREVIATIONS & SYMBOLS STANDARD YARN WEIGHT SYSTEM CONVERSION CHARTS SKILL LEVELS KNITTING BASICS CROCHET STITCHES FRINGE & TASSELS EMBROIDERY
Easy Knitting & Crochet - Nicki Trench Easy Knitting & Crochet - Nicki Trench
£12.99
2 in stock
In this wonderful book you will find a step-by-step guide to knitting and crochet which explains in easy language everything you need to do with a hook and a pair of needles. The knitting and crochet patterns will show you how to use modern yarns in luxurious shades to make funky cushions, beautiful throws, cute bags, exquisite garments, cool hats and superb scarves. Ideal for: An enticing and exciting read that will get you started with your knitting and crochet projects. This hardback book has 192 pages and measures: 27.5 x 22 x 1.5cm.
Edwards Crochet Doll Emporium Edwards Crochet Doll Emporium
£16.99
1 in stock
Design your own dolls with this amazing book of mix-and-match crochet patterns. Building up from the basic body, add hairstyles, hats, outfits and accessories to capture your family, friends and favourite people in crochet form. The flippable pages make it easy to follow the patterns in any combination. You could make a countless number of different dolls, or you could make one doll with an extraordinary wardrobe. The book has two flip sections: •First choose who you want to make with the top ‘head’ flip – you could make your mum, grandad, sister, best friend, favourite actor or pop star – or even yourself! •Next choose what they are going to be with the bottom ‘outfit’ flip – with costumes for an astronaut and a princess, a ballerina and a footballer, a mermaid and a pirate, a surgeon, a punk and more. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques that are needed, this is perfect for beginners. In addition to the flip pattern pages, there are 12 pages of colour photography showing how easy it is to combine the different flip costumes with the additional hats, clothing and hairstyles to make impressive modifications such as a wizard or a bride and groom. With tips on choosing the right skin tones, styling hair and adding facial features, the only limit is your imagination!
Edwards Menagerie Birds Edwards Menagerie Birds
£15.99
Out of stock
Be prepared for 49 fine-feathered friends to fly off your hook and put their feet up on your coffee table. Kerry Lord's Edward's Menagerie was a runaway success and now she's back with Birds. You'll be happy as a lark when you crochet your way through this colourful collection of birds, including a bashful Flamingo, romance-writing Owl and a politically correct Pheasant. Read all about these kooky characters, their adorations and aversions, daydreams and delusions, then crochet them for friends and family. Each bird can be crocheted in four different sizes making over 160 different pattern possibilities - so pick your first projects and get started! The patterns use basic stitches, are grouped by difficulty and include step-by-step technical guides for beginners, so there's no excuse to chicken out!
Fairy Tale Crochet: Louise Tyler Fairy Tale Crochet: Louise Tyler
£12.99
1 in stock
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Craft your own whimsical world with these wonderful crochet patterns! Louise Tyler has selected some of her favourite fairytales and recreated them as charming miniature crochet figures. From Snow White to Sleeping Beauty, and Red Riding Hood to Hansel and Gretel, all the best-known and loved tales are here. Not only can you make the key characters, but also scenes to go with them. Where would Jack be without his beanstalk? Or Cinderella without her pumpkin carriage or white mice footmen? Discover, too, everything that you'll find in an enchanted forest - snow-capped fir trees, toadstool houses, a fairy ring and even a scary dragon! Some of the patterns can also be adapted for practical use: find out how to transform Rapunzel's tower into a needle case, or a fairy ring into a pin cushion. As well as the crochet patterns, you'll find out how to put pieces together and add extra details using applique and decorative stitches - and all you need to know is covered in a helpful techniques section. Plus, the small scale of these delightful pieces makes them quick to complete and perfect for using up scraps of yarn, fabric and trimmings.
Gradient Knits Gradient Knits
£12.99
2 in stock
Intrigued by the stunning gradient yarns out there but unsure of what to knit with them? Perhaps you struggle with colour? Dive right in and knit with these eye-catching yarns with 10 unique lessons teaching skills such as cabling, lace, alternating stripes, thrums, stranded colourwork, mosaic, intarsia, short rows and simple knit and purl combinations all using gradient yarns. Build up your skills with patterns for garments and accessories from designers around the world. Gradients are a perfect way to add a unique dimension to your work. Go from light to dark, mix things up, work with multiple colourways or knit your way through the rainbow! With countless options available, the possibilities are as endless as what your imagination can create! This book offers a blend of beginner through to advanced projects, allowing the knitter to build their skills with each project.
Happy Cute Amigurumi Gifts to Celebrate Special Occasions Happy Cute Amigurumi Gifts to Celebrate Special Occasions
£12.00
1 in stock
Happy Cute: 25 Amigurumi Gifts to Celebrate Special Occasions by  Annie Obaachan Amigurumi is the hot new crochet/knitting craze from Japan that is taking the world by storm. Using the Japanese double ring technique, avid crocheters and knitters are producing these quirky, cuddly toys by the hundreds. The only rules are that the toys must be small, and they must be cute! With this adorable collection of amigurumi designs, you can create a unique menage
Knitted Golf Club Covers> Knitted Golf Club Covers>
£9.99
1 in stock
A collection of twenty-four eye-catching and practical club covers to knit. The patterns in this book are suitable for beginners, and include a mix of fun and stylish club cover designs and also a pouch for spare balls. The designs include stripes and traditional patterns like Fair Isle and tartan plaid, as well as quirky and fun character club covers including tigers, bears, birdies and eagles. These golfing must-haves make ideal gifts for golfers, and are fast and easy to knit.
Knitting for Children Knitting for Children
£12.99
1 in stock
Knitting for Children 35 simple knits kids will love to make! by Claire Montgomerie Book Description Get crafty and learn how to knit 35 amazing children's projects! Split into 5 sections, Knitting for Children, will teach you and your child everything you need to know about how to knit. With a section explaining the basic tools and techniques of knitting, you will be well prepared to make any of the fun and creative projects included in the book. With chapters for 'Warm and Cosy Knits', 'Accessories', 'Bedroom Essentials' and 'Playtime', there will be projects to suit every child and every occasion! From Snake Scarves and Mouse Mittens, to Flowers, Rainbow Pillows and Aliens, there may even be projects that you will want to make too! Aimed at children aged 5 and up, these easy-to-follow patterns are specially designed to teach children how to knit. Complete with step-by-step photography, the art of knitting has never been easier! About the Author About Claire Montgomerie Claire Montgomerie is a textile designer specialising in knitting and crochet, constructing fabrics, garments, creatures and accessories that are fun, quirky and modern. She designs and sells a range of knitted accessories, toys and garments under hr website Monty Knits (montyknits.blogspot.co.uk). She has also written Easy Baby Knits, made puppets for music videos, contributes patterns and articles to craft magazines and books, and writes, edits and consults on craft books as well as exhibiting her own work. She is currently based in Cambridgeshire.
Making Cushions & Pillows: Nina Granlund Saether Making Cushions & Pillows: Nina Granlund Saether
£15.99
4 in stock
Transform your home in an instant with 60 contemporary cushion designs. Cushions are a quick and easy project but look fantastic and make perfect gifts. Choose from colourful crocheted designs and knitted intarsia motifs, to cross stitch and embroidered details. Use a variety of different sewing and stitching techniques to create cushions to suit your living space. Features contemporary as well as cute designs created using a range of different crafts including cross stitch; knitting and crochet. The wide range of beautiful designs and motifs will provide endless ideas for all abilities and skill sets. This paperback book has 144 pages and measures: 27.5 x 21 x 1.5cm.

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