Category Archives: Needlearts

Baby Blanket

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

It’s springtime and flowers are starting to bloom. Many of my friends are as well. The soonest baby is due to arrive in May so I’ve started stockpiling baby gifts. Handmade baby items make thoughtful gifts while also developing your crafting skills.

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Knit Coasters

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Need a quick gift for a housewarming party? Or want to spruce up your own place with some homemade wares? These knit coasters are perfect for both. As an added bonus they’re a great project for beginner knitters to practice their knits and purls. After finishing, wrap these coasters with a pretty bow for a colorful gift!

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The Camel Stitch

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The Camel stitch is quite an understated stitch but a fabulous addition to your stitch library. A well placed row of camel stitches can really make your project pop and help to frame the other textures and stitches in your project. You can see what I mean with the photo below. Here the camel stitch was used both where indicated by the arrows and also to create the ribbing effect of the roll neck.

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Stitch of the Week: Floret Stitch

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

In our Stitch of the Week this week we have the perfect stitch for the colder weather setting in – the floret stitch.

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