Craft Focus - Page number 81 - August/September 2021 (Issue 86)

81 HALLOWEEN GROVES Trimits from Groves has a plethora of crafting products to help you create all your spooky projects this Halloween. Whether you’re making the classic pom pom and chenilles spider or want to delve into the realms of costume making Groves has you covered. You can easily view all the company’s Halloween themed products in the specially allocated category on the website. You should be proud of your all you makes, so why not share them on social media – when you do, don’t forget to use the #makeitgroves for all your makes using any Groves products! +44 (0)1844 258 100 SEARCH PRESS Set the scene for Halloween! Spooktacular Crochet includes all the crochet patterns you need to decorate and entertain for the perfect Halloween party. Why not crochet a spellbinding throw? Worked in a bright Halloween palette, the enchanting Esmerelda Throw captures the whimsy of the season. The throw is crocheted in rows of bewitching stitches that include clusters, bobbles and spike stitches. A monster face at every place; create some Spooktacular Mug Rugs each featuring a Halloween monster stitched in bright colours. You can add a touch of drama to your dining room with a monochromatic table runner featuring the spooky silhouette of a cat perched upon a classic jack-o’-lantern – this book is filled with fun patterns for the spooky season. SOLOCRAFTS Needleart World has some great additions to its No Count cross stitch range, including this wacky Day of the Dead celebration design, showing a skeleton serenading his lady with a guitar. No Count cross stitch kits have a coloured chart printed directly onto the aida fabric, lined up perfectly with the squares so stitching is as easy as painting by numbers. A colour key is provided on the fabric edge, and a paper chart is given for extra help. This design measures 40cm x 20cm and retails for £21.99, the kit comes with printed 11 count aida fabric, stranded threads, needle, chart and stitch instructions. Panna has produced this spookily lit counted cross stitch design with Halloween motifs hung from a broomstick. A great decoration for many ghostly parties to come! The kit contains 14 count black adia fabric and stranded cotton threads, both from Gamma, a needle, colour printed chart and stitching instructions in multiple languages. This Halloween Banner design measures 33cm x 19cm when complete, and retails for £19.99. +44 (0)161 464 7313 THE CRAFTY KIT COMPANY This Halloween Pumpkins Needle Felting Kit by The Crafty Kit Company has everything crafters need to create a spooky patch of gourds this autumn! Containing Corriedale wool in a variety of autumnal colours, premium felting needles by specialist manufacturer Groz- Beckert, and a recycled foam felting mat, the kit also contains full colour, step-by-step instructions, making it perfect for beginners. Find this, along with The Crafty Kit Company’s other needle felting kits on the award-winning trade website. +44 (0)1620 860 907