September 30, 2020

Knit & Stitch Creative

Who doesn't love cute and cuddly baby animals? In Knit and Stitch Creative's second special edition we're all about everything adorable. The kit contains four balls of CreaCrafts Harmony in Tangerine, which is a lovely orange colour that doesn't appear in the main collection, as well as reader favourite Harmony Moonstone. We also include two skeins of black thread for embellishing...
Did you know CreaCrafts creates free bonus patterns and templates that you can access online? They're all accessible via the CreaCrafts website here and use a variety of different techniques, stitches and customisation ideas. Our newest pattern is for a sequinned table mat. This uses a combination of techniques such as moss stitch (alternating knit and purl stitches) and lace...
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Although it may sound daunting to a novice knitter, changing colours when you're knitting really is so easy. The video above shows you how to make coloured stripes using stocking stitch. Want to put your skills into practise? Then check out this free bonus pattern here for a striped pot holder. We recommend customising it by adding lines of running stitch...
In this chilly weather there's nothing as cosy as a cowl. These neck-hugging fashion makes are universally flattering and will suit both women and men. So far in Knit and Stitch Creative we've given a pattern for a simple cowl in Issue 3, a cosy cowl with bobbles in Issue 5 and a more complex striped neck warmer in...
Knitted hats to make
The cold, dark winter is here, and it’s the perfect time to wear and make warm knitted items. The Knit and Stitch Creative collection has so far brought you patterns for lovely fingerless mitts, arm warmers, scarves and cowls, but today we’re looking at the wonderful world of knitted hats.  Whether you choose to make a bobble hat (Issue...
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Was the first stitch you ever learned garter stitch? This simple stitch is created by using the knit stitch on every single row. It's easy to learn but essential to master because it appears in a variety of projects throughout the Knit and Stitch Creative collection. Take time to watch the video above to finesse your technique. Garter stitch creates a...
In Knit and Stitch Creative's Christmas Special we featured an adorably cute make - mini stockings! In the magazine we suggested that you fill them with gifts and treats or use as an adorable cutlery holder, but there's so many more things you can do with them. Here are our suggestions - do you have any more? What are you...
Knit and Stitch Creative’s throw is made from lovely, tactile yarns, a soft colour palette and varied, interesting stitches. Here our Deputy Editor chats with Melanie Porter, the designer and creator of your stylish throw. It’s a dreary, grey Monday afternoon, but the CreaCrafts office is bright and happy. Melanie Porter is visiting us – and her enthusiasm for craft...

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