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Welcome to the Crafts Institute, home of Making, Knitting magazine, Making Jewellery and The Dolls' House magazine. Don't miss out on the latest projects, interviews, articles, techniques, competitions and behind-the-scenes blogs of your favourite craft magazines!

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Packed full of information about your hobby

Love miniatures, making jewellery, knitting or multi-crafting? Our magazines are packed with projects, inspirational features, interviews, techniques, reviews, news, competitions, shopping guides and fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Packed full of information about your hobby

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Cocoon slouch hat 

Monday 27 January 2014

Beat the winter blues in this bright, textured bobble hat by Caroline Birkettt

Tagged in: Free pattern,knitting project

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Orbital Rays 

Thursday 23 January 2014

Choose your favourite colours to create the rays for this easy chainmaille component. By Sarah Austin

Tagged in: jewellery making,project,chainmaille,bracelet

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Top new toys for 2014 

Tuesday 21 January 2014

The sixth annual Toy Fair Best New Toy Awards winners were announced this morning predicting some of the top new toys for 2014. The thirteen categories - which produced 39 winning toys from 26 differe

Tagged in: Lego,Toy Fair Awards,Best New Toy,Playmobil,Sylvanian Families,Play,Imaginative play,British Toy & Hobby Association,Lego Friends,Toy Industry

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Yarn review from Knitting issue 124, January 2014 

Monday 20 January 2014

Jeanette Sloan tries out the latest yarns in a mixture of fun and chunky brights.

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The Jewellers and Silversmiths Network needs you! 

Monday 20 January 2014

The JSN are calling on jewellery designers to create pieces for their new exhibition.

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Le Tour de Bunting 

Tuesday 14 January 2014

Your chance to help give a knitted welcome to the Tour de France to Yorkshire this summer!

Tagged in: knitting news,Get involved

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London Jewellery School comes to your home 

Monday 13 January 2014

Jewelry From Home is the new tutorial website from London Jewellery School

Tagged in: jewellery website,tutorials

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Warm Homes Now 

Friday 10 January 2014

Help Age UK keep older people warm this winter with their new campaign 'Spread the warmth'

Tagged in: knitting for charity,Get involved

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Take ten… Kath Holden 

Thursday 09 January 2014

The modern minis maker behind Delph Miniatures answers our quick-fire questions

Tagged in: miniatures,Dolls' house

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The Woollen Woods 2014 

Wednesday 08 January 2014

The Woollen Woods are back for 2014 and you can help them be even bigger and better!

Tagged in: Get involved,National Trust

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