How to use vintage knitting patterns

If you love vintage clothing and you love knitting, then old patterns are great fun to collect. They’re usually cheap to buy and they...

How to make four fabulous fringes

Today we’re putting one of our favourite customising techniques under the Crea microscope: fringes! Why do we love fringes so much? They’re quick to do,...

Getting crafty for Armistice Day

At the Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia in March, the Crea team discovered and spread the word about this very special project devised,...

Choosing a colour palette

Getting started on a new knitting or crochet project is always exciting and a big part of the fun is in the planning. What...

Our new Autumn yarn collection

Our new Autumn yarn collection is available on our shop, featuring a range of deep colours perfect for items you want to make in...

This month at CreaCrafts

It’s been a jam-packed month at CreaCrafts HQ, what with our new range of products that have launched as well as The Knitting &...
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What is the double-knitting technique?

The double-knitting technique is a way of creating a double-sided piece of knitting. The two pieces of knitting aren’t worked separately – they are...

Our new dog draught excluder kit

Many of you who came to the Knitting & Stitching Show asked us when you could get your hands on that adorably cute dog...

Tips for knitting your first sweater

If you’re ready to tackle your first sweater but feel a bit daunted by the prospect, then don’t worry – we’ve got some handy...

Our time at The Knitting & Stitching Show

What a whirlwind of a week it has been! We put in lots of man hours to bring you our CreaCrafts stall for the...