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Get crafty this half term!

Posted on: February 16, 2016

This weeks window is full of ideas for you to get your kids crafting this half term.
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Kits are a great place to start with knitting or crochet as you get everything you need to get started on your chosen project. We have many kits that are ideal for children or beginners of any age.
The Crochet Bouquet kit from The Crafty Kit Company is great for beginners and will teach you how to crochet four different kinds of flowers. The Big Sheep kit from Charlie and Hannah has also been carefully designed with complete beginners in mind.
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We have plenty of books to help your little ones learn how to knit or crochet.
Easy Teddies to Knit has easy to follow instructions and clear diagrams showing you how to make the perfect teddy bear. Only basic knitting skills are needed for the projects in this book and it’s a bargain at £4.99!
The Kids Learn to Crochet book by Lucinda Guy makes learning crochet fun for children aged 6 and over. Clear diagrams and colourful pictures help to guide children through the basic stitches.
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If your children aren’t quite ready to take on knitting or crochet here are a couple of ideas for them. Forget the cardboard circles, Knit Pro Rejoice pompom maker will get them making pompoms in minutes. Or why not try french knitting with one of the Rico Knitting Dollies. You can use the cord it produces to make all sorts of craft projects from belts and jewellery to bags and rugs!