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Silcaress DK is a super soft acrylic yarn with an incredibly smooth and silk like feel to it. Its high twist gives great stitch definition to finished knits and is perfect for bright crochet projects.
Available in a spectrum of rainbow pastels plus White & Pearl Grey, this summery yarn is a lovely sunny addition to the Cygnet collection.
For further information, visit www.cygnetyarns.com
The kit: HP61 Tropical Parrot on Ochre background comes complete with a pre-printed 12 hpi canvas, Appletons tapestry wool, needle, backing material, lavender sachet, instructions, along with colour and black & white easy-to-follow charts. The product has an RRP of £45. Cleopatra's Needle's traditional and contemporary designs are suitable for children, beginners and experienced stitchers.
Call +44 (0)843 479 3071 or visit the website for further information: www.cleopatrasneedle.co.uk
These crocheted animals may be wild but they're very well-dressed. The 10 adorable crocheted chums have enviable wardrobes to mix and match. The five pairs of animals - pandas, lions, zebras, elephants and monkeys - all have distinctive personalities and gorgeous outfits. All the clothes can fit all of the animals, so there is lots of fun to be had dressing them up. Each project is beautifully photographed and includes clear patterns and guidance. There's also a techniques section that gives clear instructions on all the skills you'll need to make the animals and their outfits.
Inspired by the imagination of children, the author Emma Varnam likes to make items that bring a smile. She has written a number of popular crochet books – including Granny Squares Home, Crocheted Keyrings & Charms, Cute Crocheted Animals and How to Crochet, all published by GMC Publications. Emma lives in Greater Manchester, UK.
Spark your creative imagination with this felting wool bundle. The Bright bundle from Hawthorn Handmade contains 10 vibrant rainbow shades of ethically sourced merino wool roving (approximately 100g in total).
The wool bundles are a perfect partner to add colour to your felting projects and some woolly texture to your weaving. Each comes in a clear box so you can easily find the colour you need.
Email: email@example.com or visit the website for more info: www.hawthornhandmade.com
Story of Elegance is a brand-new British luxury greeting cards and stationery brand.
The collection brings innovation, combined with British luxury and craftsmanship. The range of greeting cards are bold, colourful, personal, full of positivity, humour and charisma.
With no limitations, the collection has been designed to cover all occasions. An even better way to shop as there are seven collections, helping you celebrate in your own way. Choose from Alphabet, Bpower, Celebration, Fempower, Gratitude, Humour and Inspired.
Quality gifting, combined with kind words, gratitude and the uplifting of others is at the forefront of what Story of Elegance is all about.
For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.storyofelegance.co.uk
You may also like to read this lovely blog post www.storyofelegance.co.uk/blogs/elegant-stories/share-your-care-during-covid-19
This workstation provides the ideal modelling space wherever you are, whether placed on a desk or held on your lap. The A4 cutting mat fits snuggly into the lasercut design, with tool holders, shelf and space for a water pot.
Also available are two storage drawers with room to hold paints, tools, models and more! All the parts push fit together without any need for glue, and drawers can be stacked with the workstation creating a convenient, compact unit.
For further information, contact +44 (0)20 8451 6188 or visit the website www.shesto.co.uk
Crafter's Companion is pleased to announce the launch of some new Gemini CreateA-Card Modern Edge'ables.
The new Modern Edge'ables add a decorative edge to handmade cards and can be used for a variety of different occasions. The dies are great for using along the opening edges of card and perfect for adding dramatic effects along the spine of a tent-fold card.
The collection of Modern Edge'ables consists of six new designs including Cascading Cicles, Heart Confetti, Elegant Rose, Balloon Bouquet, Butterfly Breeze and Party Cakes.
Visit: www.crafterscompanion.co.uk/trade/ for further information
What a great craft to complete during lockdown! Rainbows are so poignant right now and this design from Groves is just beautiful. Trimits latch hook kits are perfect for creating cushion covers, wall hangings or even a statement rug. Each kit contains everything you'll need to get started including: instructions, printed canvas, latch hook, yarn. The finished size is 30.5cm x 30.5cm (12in x 12in) (12in x 17in including the tassels).
For further information, please visit: www.grovesltd.co.uk
Peak Dale Products wholesale craft and hobby supplies is centrally based in Derbyshire and has been supplying the trade with quality products since 1997. This set makes six soy wax votive candles with an easy-to-use kit. Everything is included including glass votive jars and full instructions.
Call +44 (0)1298 78447 or visit the website www.peakdaleproducts.co.uk for further information.
Beautiful ceramic buttons entirely handmade in Cornwall by Stockwell Ceramics. These collections are taken from the company's Bright, Floral and Heritage Ranges. They make a perfect gift as well as fasteners and embellishments for all craft projects. The Stockwell Ceramics team take inspiration from the idyllic surrounding Cornish countryside and beaches for their many ranges of buttons, brooches, necklaces, earrings and cufflinks, in particular the Pebble Range. Stockwell's products are stocked by the V&A shop, the National Museum of Scotland and many more gift shops and galleries throughout the UK and abroad.
For further information, visit www.stockwellceramics.co.uk