Crochet ‘macrame’ footstool pattern for KnitcraftIf there’s one thing I love, it’s trying to make crochet look like something else - knitting, weaving, macrame..! I don’t know why, partly it’s because I love texture and unusual stitches, and partly because I love the challenge! So when Knitcraft, the yarn arm of crafty superstore Hobbycraft, asked me to create a crochet footstool that looked like...
Potato print Scandi playtent tutorial
Ahh the mighty potato, father of chips, crisps, vodka and ... potato printing! I set myself the challenge of personalising this play tent from Hobbycraft using fabric paint and a potato, and I love the result!
This quick and easy update could also be made with older children for a great holiday make, and then endless hours keeping them entertained playing...
Soumak Colour Pop WeaveLet your colourful yarns shine with this fun soumak colour pop beginner’s weave
- Rico Small Weaving Loom - I got mine from Hobbycraft
- YARN A - Women’s Institute Home Cotton Aran – 100g in White
- YARN B - Selection of super chunky yarns – I used Plump by Mrs Moon
- Warping thread or strong 4ply cotton yarn
Set up your loomStart by attaching the metal rods included...
Let's be honest, no one needs an excuse to wear a pompom crown. Perhaps it's your birthday or festival season, or perhaps you just want to feel a bit special while you're doing the washing up?! Make yourself a super quick and fun pompom crown with Monstera Cheese Plant leaves, and then wear it with pride!
You Will NeedKnitcraft Cotton Blend Plain DK 100g each of:1 x Mustard1 x Purple1 x Teal1 x ...