August 4, 2020

Knit & Stitch Creative

There’s nothing that indicates Christmas is coming more than seeing a wreath hanging on people’s front doors. Most of us love to put them on our doors to jazz them up, and they look beautiful, but what do they mean and where are they from? Historically they have a religious meaning, much like Christmas does, as they represent the everlasting...
It’s that time where everyone in the office gathers around a hat and pulls out a name, wondering what on earth they are going to buy as a secret Santa gift… especially when you get given that person you have merely said polite hellos to! So you’re not sure what they want, or what they even like, but everyone loves...
Christmas day is only two weeks away, and we want to spread the festive cheer by giving away 12 prizes in the run up to the big day. Starting tomorrow we will open up our competition to win a crafty item every day! If you enter you could win one of our many fabulous knitting-related prizes. You could win a...
On the first day of December, it was wet and windy outside, but inside a Grade I listed building in Bloomsbury, London, the Crea team were fortunate enough to be sampling the magic of the Selvedge Winter Fair. In textile and craft terms, it felt like Cinderella arriving at the ball – and here are some reasons why… Selvedge magazine...
Hello knitters! We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new product, unlike anything we’ve done before and something that will make a stunning gift… our Winter Warmers Knitting Book Kit. For the first time, we have collated all of our most beautiful and cosy winter knits and put all of the patterns in one glossy book! It...
Hi all you lovely knitters and craftspeople! November has been another super busy month but we have brought out some exciting products for you in time for Christmas. Without a doubt the item that’s making the office buzz the most, is the brand new Christmas special which contains a beautiful 16-page magazine and enough wool to make your own stocking!...
The countdown has begun… it’s exactly four weeks until Christmas day! Whether you’re looking for a gift for someone who knits, or you want to make some Christmassy items for your own home, our new Festive Special is perfect for you. The star of this 16-page magazine is the red sequinned stocking that features on the front cover. Included with the...
Hello lovely knitters! Today we thought we’d delve into the world of intarsia knitting and show you how you can do it yourself in the simplest way. Intarsia is the technique used to create knitted designs that feature separate and independent blocks of colour. These might be single large motifs, bold geometric patterns or so-called ‘picture knitting’. Unlike Fair Isle knitting...
Today is international men’s day and to celebrate it we thought we would talk to Instagram-famous knitter Birger Berge! He’s from Norway and he has amassed over 25,000 followers on Instagram. It’s great to see a male knitter who has become so popular and makes some beautiful garments, so we had a chat with him about knitting and why he...
With Thanksgiving coming up we thought it would be nice to show how you can make some autumn-inspired knitted leaves. Leaves make attractive embellishments for garments, soft furnishings and accessories. Add a single leaf as a decoration or group leaves together to form a striking display. The leaf motif featured here is simple to work. Starting at the lower edge,...

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