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For The Love Of Crafts

Celebrating Creativity And Makers


Alessia Canghiari

A collection of books to celebrate the art of making things by hand. Discover new hobbies and rekindle those lapsed ones too...


Threads of Life

Clare Hunter, paperback


Threads of Life is a fascinating history of the world told through the story of people who have used needle crafts to make their voice heard. An informative and inspiring read, it will change the way you view your own craft and reveal its hidden potential.


Wild Colour

Jenny Dean, hardback


Jenny Dean’s guide on natural dyeing is a must read for every yarn enthusiast looking to delve into the world of environmentally friendly dyeing. With practical information on dyeing techniques and the colours that can be obtained from plants, you'll be foraging for ingredients from your garden!


Almost Lost Arts

Emily Friedenrich, hardback


A celebration of traditional crafts and the people behind them, accompanied by stunning pictures. From weavers, bookmenders to pigment collectors, you will find plenty of inspiration from people who have devoted their lives to the creation of beautiful objects.


Portuguese Knitting

Rosa Pomar, hardback


There is nothing more comforting than a meditative stitch, when your hands seem to knit of their own accord, however, knitters also love challenges, and why not use the extra time to discover a different knitting technique? In Portuguese Knitting, Rosa Pomar shows how to knit in the Portuguese style, while exploring the history behind it and offering modern knitting patterns based on traditional designs.


The Knit Vibe

Vickie Howell, hardback


Knitting is much more than creating beautiful garments, for many of us it is also a calming practice and a way to be part of a community. In this interesting book by craft expert Vickie Howell, you will find interviews and patterns along with well-being practices that will make your knitting experience more mindful.



Clara Parkes, paperback


What’s not to love about the opportunity to visit yarn festivals and discover remote yarn traditions in the company of the hilarious Clara Parkes all from the comfort of your own home? From the Edinburgh yarn festival to Icelandic traditional yarn, you will find yourself dreaming of touching those precious skeins.