5 Great Gift Ideas

Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday, a day aimed at celebrating the 5 million independent businesses that help make the UK great. We are thanking you for supporting us by offering 10% off everything for one day only. If you’re looking for the perfect present for the crafter in your life, or a little treat for yourself, here are 5 great gift ideas to inspire you.

1.Needle Felting Kits by Hawthorn Handmade2eDeaAm1sBR_bxGh9nnFyt02q0Ndz9Jnw8yHt7yQKLs

Needle felting is a fun and accessible craft that requires no previous knowledge of any textile crafts. Hawthorn Handmade kits include detailed instructions and all the materials needed to complete the project. With designs from mice to rabbits and robins to sheep there’s bound to be one that appeals. Brooch kits are priced £8.50 and large animal kits £15.

2.  Weaving Kits by Juko Designsil_570xN.714612177_vr28

These child friendly kits are a great introduction to weaving. They are complete kits and come with instructions on re-warping the cardboard loom so it can be used again and again. Bracelet kits cost £10 and contain everything needed to make two bracelets. There are also bag making kits at £14 that are worked in the round so there’s no sewing up afterwards.

3. Knitting Bags by Vanessa Bee DesignsJB18-500x500.jpg

These fun knitting bags are available in red and blue and are designed to make transporting your projects easy. There’s a pocket on the front for your pattern and 3 internal pockets for needles and other bits and bobs.  Just £12.

4. Inspiration by the Book LoadIMG_0108.jpgBooks contain a wealth of useful information. Whether it’s learning a new technique or searching for a wider range of patterns, there’s bound to be a book that covers it. Just look at the selection we have on knitting socks alone!

5. Knitting Kits by Bergere de France IMG_0076We have a selection of beautifully presented knitting kits from Bergere de France that contain everything needed to complete the project from needles to yarn to buttons. These are great gifts for a knitter or why not whip up the project yourself and use the box to present it? There are a selection of baby garments, hats and cowls for difficult to knit for men and doll kits for the little ones. Prices start at £14.5o.

If all else fails, we also offer Gift Vouchers in values from £5. These have 6 months validity and will allow the lucky recipient to choose from any of our products or workshops. These can also be ordered by phone and posted to the recipient in a pretty card for an additional £1, perfect if you live too far away to visit yourself.

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