I you’re hooked on crochet, hanker or handmade and would rather create yourown unique Christmas than buy rom a superstore, then this little book is or you. Itperectly captures the "living and loving handmade" spirit o
magazine,celebrating the world o "granny chic".Featuring over 20 new projects rom
magazine’s avorite designers,
showcases a passion or handmade. Inspired in part by the huge onlinecommunity o creative bloggers, the book reects the cultural shit taking place towardrediscovering the crating skills o previous generations. Now we too are recognizinghow satisying it is or the soul to knit, crochet, old, stitch, and sew. From hand-crateddecorations or the home and Christmas table, to things to make and give as gits, thebook satisfes the growing desire to create something special.Gretel Parker shares her needle elting skills and creates Christmas cottage tree trinkets– sure to become a treasured amily heirloom to be packed away in tissue paper yearater year. Another avorite is Cara Medus’ un Santa Kit – crocheted carrots, a mincepie and even a bottle o sherry!Be thrity and recycle unloved books into a star garland, or use pretty Japanese papersto make a miniature Christmas tree – perect or small space living.Did I mention Kirsty Neale’s adorable elt fnger puppets, or Carol Meldrum’s knittedbeaded baby booties? Finally, i Santa has been very generous this year there’sCharlie Moorby’s chamois awn elt appliqué iPad case. Way. Too. Cute.All the projects are easy to ollow with clear step-by-step photographs and instructions,plus handy tips along the way. Many are suitable or beginners, but the
ethos is to give it a go and be proud o the end result. We positively embraceimperection.Here’s to Living and Loving a Handmade Christmas,
DecK the haLLs!