September 2020 Mini Box

This month I have included the gorgeous Sirdar Snuggly 4ply in blue. Each ball is 50g and contains approx 226m. In terms of washing instructions it can be washed on a 40° cycle and it can be popped into the tumble drier on a low heat. The Sirdar Snuggly 4ply retails at £2.99 per ball […]

Yarn Review – King Cole Giza 4ply

Back in June 2020, the yarn supplied in the knitting and crochet subscription boxes was the King Cole Giza 4ply. A beautiful mercerized cotton yarn in a vibrant red shade. The yarn itself is a 50g ball and contains approx 175 yards (158 metres). It is machine washable at 40 degrees and comes in a […]

Customer Takeover – August 2020 Baby Crochet Box

I have been a happy subscriber of the “Hook it Yourself” boxes since March 2019.  I initially started the boxes as even though I was an experienced crocheter, I really lacked confidence with sewing up any of my projects.  Each of the boxes comes with a pattern for a garment to make for a baby […]

Notions and Potions!

Any knitter or crocheter will tell you that along with their hooks, needles, yarns and patterns they will also have a plethora of other bits and pieces which are pretty essential to their craft. All of these little bits help to build up the essential toolkit and make yarn craft so much easier Scissors/Snips – […]

August 2020 Mini Yarn Subscription Box

This month I have included a lovely King Cole yarn, Authentic. It is a cotton mix DK. Each ball is 100g and contains approx 242m. In terms of washing instructions it can be washed on a 30°cycle but don’t put it into the tumble drier, just lay it flat to dry. The King Cole Authentic […]

Yarns and Fibres – What is it made from?

So you have your hooks or needles, you know what weight of yarn you are needing to use but what about the type of yarn? The fibre content! Just like there is with most things to do with crochet and knitting, there are a lot of different choices. There are quite a few things to […]

July 2020 Baby Boxes

I’m not sure about you but I am certainly ready to get back to the beautiful weather we had just a few weeks ago. I’ve seen nothing but rain and my poor garden is flooded! Hopefully the weather will start to improve in time for little ones to start enjoying the time outside again wearing […]

July 2020 Mini Boxes

Our brand new mini boxes have been a huge success and people are loving the second box that are now landing on doorsteps. These boxes contain upto 200g of yarn but no patterns which means that you can really get creative with how you use it. I have put together a list of suitable patterns […]

June 2020 Baby Boxes

We are now more or less back to normal with our deliveries from suppliers now that the lockdown is starting to ease. We also now have our gorgeous postcards back again. I know I have missed them the last few months. We have been having some absolutely beautiful weather recently which is what has inspired […]

June 2020 Mini Box

Our brand new mini boxes have been launched and the first one is hitting doorsteps as I type. These boxes contain upto 200g of yarn but no patterns which means that you can really get creative with how you use it. I have put together a list of suitable patterns and ideas that may help […]

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