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Knitting & Crochet

Knitting


Knitting itself has an ancient and fascinating history, although it's origins are difficult to trace because textiles perish with passing of time and very few early pieces have been found intact.

'True' knitting is, in fact, the process of making a continuous looped fabric from a length of yarn and two or more eyeless needles.


Crochet


The word 'crochet' comes from the French croc meaning a hook. Like most textiles, it's origins are difficult to trace and few samples of early crochet remain.

It is formed like knitting, into a looped fabric from one continuous length of yarn. But whereas knitting uses 2 or more needles, crochet uses only one hook on which one stitch is worked at a time.



Yarns


Artyarn

Katia

West Yorkshire SpinnersWoolcraft

Stylecraft

King Cole

May Hill Yarns

Sirdar

Wendy







Accessories


Patterns

Knitting Needles

Double Point Needles

Circular Needles

Crochet Hooks

Locker Hooks

Stitch Holders