9 Must-Have Autumn Makes for Beginners
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Step into pumpkin spice season and discover your first craft project.
Knitting and crochet kits perfect for autumn
If there are leaves crunching under foot, and the evenings are drawing in, it’s the perfect time to pick up the knitting needles and crochet hooks! Autumn is a great time to start crafting: it’s the time of year for hats, scarves, and chunky sweaters, all made in a warm and woolly yarn to keep toasty on chilly days. Add a few items to your wardrobe, or make a start on your handmade gift list, with these cosy knitting and crochet kits.
Kits to make hats & headbands
Settle down and enjoy the slow rhythms of crocheting in the round. Each stitch will bring you a step closer to keeping your ears toasty on chilly morning walks. Add a pom pom for the perfect finishing touch.
Our Ribbed Bow Headband is an easy and eye-catching project that's perfect for beginners. You'll find everything you'll need to create this chic design in your project kit. The hardest part will be deciding which outfit to wear it with!
Easy to knit up, this hat has a swirl pattern and is the perfect throw-on hat for keeping warm! You'll have a woolly hat to wear in no time and the contrast big pompom adds a touch of fun.
Kits to make scarves & snoods
Aimed at giving new knitters a stress-free experience in learning to knit, this garter stitch scarf kit contains everything you need to get started and learn the basic techniques. Perfect for gifting or sharing your passion for knitting with friends.
A superbly striped, super-chunky crochet scarf that's quick to make, and fun to wear. Use the Homestead Yarn, and learn how to crochet into the back loop, to give this pattern a texture that pops.
Learn to knit with super chunky wool! This Mateusz Snood moss stitch cowl is super easy to knit up and a must-have winter accessory for the season.
Kits to make a jumper
A bib is the perfect solution when you can't decide whether to wear a sweater or not. Choose your favourite shade of our popular Homestead Yarn, or make one in every colour! You'll also take your crochet skills up a notch by learning how to crochet into the back loop.
Elegant knitwear at its finest. This mock-neck top will become your evening-wear staple piece. Worked in stocking stitch, the body is a comfortable loose fit with cropped bell-sleeves. Choose a colour that will take this sweater to the next level.
Do you ever feel too warm for a sweater, but too chilly without? Here's the perfect solution! Layer this woolly bib over a top or shirt for a contemporary look. We've also kept the colourwork simple by using duplicate stitch to add the Fair Isle-esque design. Create your own using the Homestead Yarn.