Grab Your FREE Bernat Crochet Mermaid Tail Pattern from Hobbycraft

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      Do you know a little merman or mermaid that’s lost their tail? Head on over to Hobbycraft where you can download this fabulous mermaid tail crochet pattern absolutely free. All you need is an 8mm hook and 4 balls of Bernat Baby Blanket yarn and a few hours to whip up a Read More

From the Bookcase: Crochetterie by Molla Mills


      We were thrilled to see a crochet book that was designed to appeal to men as well as women and Crochetterie has everything you could want from a crochet instruction guide and more. Written by Molla Mills, this refreshing read provides a thorough and clear guide to the craft of crochet without Read More

From the Bookcase: Knooking by Veronika Hug


  You have probably heard of knitting and crochet but what about knooking? If you enjoy creativity with needles you will love to knook! Knooking by Veronika Hug is a book which shows you how to master this new technique and create the 19 fun projects within it. Veronika takes you through the very  basics Read More

Crochet Hearts Cake Toppers


  A great project for weddings, baby showers, or Valentine’s Day – in fact these cake toppers are perfect anywhere there is love!     Materials: 0.60mm crochet hook Anchor pearl cotton crochet thread Toy stuffing Sticks – either barbeque skewers or toothpicks Glue   Pattern: With your yarn choice and a 0.60mm crochet hook Read More

Heart Rug Crochet Pattern

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  Thank you to Hoooked for permission to feature this Heart Rug Pattern by Swedish crochet designer & blogger Bautawitch! on Make It Shabby. Don’t forget that you can get 15% off your Hoooked orders throughout February 2015 with our exclusive discount code. Simply enter the promotion code ITSHABBYHOOOKED15 at checkout.   You will need: 1 Bobbin Read More

Crochet Valentine Mug Cosy


    Keep the heat going for longer this Valentine’s Day… with a pair of his’n’hers mug cosies of course! What did you think we meant?!   Materials: 7mm crochet hook Hayfield Bonus Chunky  Red double knit yarn 4mm crochet hook Sewing thread (red) Sewing needle Buttons Mug for measurements   Instructions – Mug Cosy: Read More

Easy Crochet Cushion Cover

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Thank you to Hoooked for permission to feature this easy cushion cover pattern on Make It Shabby. Click here to buy the complete kit (insert not included) and get 15% off your Hoooked orders throughout February 2015. Simply enter the promotion code ITSHABBYHOOOKED15 at checkout. You only need a limited number of basic stitches for Read More

Crochet Cup Cosy Pattern

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Our resident craft bod’s mission this month is to keep everyone at MIS HQ warm and cosy. Get started with this easy crochet cup cosy project…   What you will need: Double knit yarn – in your colour choice x 2 4mm Crochet hook Button Darning needle Scissors Cup   Instructions: Make a slip knot Read More

From the Bookcase: How to Crochet

How to Crochet A complete Guide for Absolute Beginners Alison McNicol

  If you’ve always wanted to turn your hand to crochet but haven’t yet got around to it, How to Crochet: The Complete Guide for Absolute Beginners aims to be a simple to follow guide for those picking up a crochet hook for the first time. Author Alison McNicol is no stranger to teaching, having created Read More