Craft Focus - February/March 2022 (Issue 89)

15 BRAND SPANKING NEW Brand spanking new Check out some new and exciting products in the current market  PARAFFLE Introducing Paraffle’s newest release: the Orca Embroidery Kit! Stitched in a distinctive paisley style on a vibrant teal background, the kit contains everything a beginner needs: full instructions (with detailed photos!), DMC thread on a thread organiser, 8in embroidery hoop, needle, and stitch guide. The fabric included is organic and ethically produced, and the pattern is pre-printed on adhesive, water-soluble fabric. The Orca was designed as a companion kit to Paraffle’s bestselling Blue Whale design, and is perfect for some bright spring and summer crafting. The RRP is £21.50 +44 (0)7468 535 475 HAWTHORN HANDMADE Head to the Himalayas with this stunning new Red Panda Needle Felting Kit from Hawthorn Handmade. Follow the detailed instructions and size and shape guide to make your very own red panda to treasure. The RRP is £21.95. +44 (0)1258 863 873 CYGNET YARNS Seriously Chunky Delights are a fabulous extension to Cygnet’s signature Seriously Chunky range. This colourful yarn comes in a gorgeous range of bright, bold shades with a marl print effect. This true super chunky yarn is easy-care and fun to work with for both knitters and crocheters. It’s a perfect, affordable quick knit yarn for bulky projects, homewares, oversized garments, and accessories. HERITAGE CRAFTS Just a Number (GYJN1612) is part of The Golden Years collection by Peter Underhill. The design measures 22cm x 18.5cm and has an RRP £26.20. They’re all stitched on 14ct aida and contain whole stitches only.