Craft Focus - October/November 2022 (Issue 93)

DANNELLS LTD Make your lampshades with Dannells easy-to-use DIY kits. Just add your fabric or wallpaper and follow the instructions in the box; it’s that easy. There are many styles, shapes and sizes available, and they’ll connect with UK and European lampholders or pendant fittings, and also USA harp and finial fittings, by using Dannells’ converting washers. +44 (0)1992 700 311 CRAFTER’S COMPANION The Violet Studio Nutcracker collection takes you away to a fantastical world of snow-frosted forests, whimsical characters and cosy charm. The rage includes a full cast of characters, from Clara and the Mouse King to the Nutcracker himself, are brought to life in folkinspired illustrations. And a palette of velvety red, sugarplum pink and forest green combine with textural trimmings and antique gold accents create a festive and opulent look. Pictured is the Stocking kit, with an RRP: £9.99. +44 (0)1388 660 930 VIRIDIAN Viridian is pleased to introduce new ranges of Circulo amigurumi kits. These kits contain everything needed to make your very own amigurumi toy, with over 30 different fun characters to choose from there’s a Circulo amigurumi for everyone. All kits contain, yarn, crochet hook, tapestry needle, safety eyes, stuffing fibre, stitch marker and pattern. The yarn is composed of 100 per cent mercerised Brazilian virgin cotton. 54