Knitting and Crochet Kits for Beginners

Helen Hughes

These knitting and crochet kits are ideal for beginners. With easy instructions, and something to appeal to both children and adults, they're perfect for new needlecrafters.

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Knitting and Crochet Kits for Beginners

Alex - Knit and Wear Alex - Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting Alex - Yarn Craft Alex - Cool Spool Knitting Essentials - Children's Knitting Kit Twilleys - Knitting Fun - Rainbow Sprites Alex - Crochet a Rainbow Scarf Alex - Hip to be Square Crochet

Top This! Hat Knitting Kits

DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Elephant DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Kitten DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Monkey DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Owl DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Puppy DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Football DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Teddy Bear

myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kits

DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Blue/Yellow DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Turquoise/Magenta DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Silver/Neon Pink DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Red DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Green/Brown DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Silver/Grey/Black

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Alex - Knit and Wear

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Alex - Knit and Wear

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AL034

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£21.49

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Alex - Knit and Wear Alex - Knit and Wear Alex - Knit and Wear

A lovely knitting kit for beginners in a beautiful keepsake tin!

Learn to knit with thick rainbow yarn and chunky wooden needles.

Create a gorgeous rainbow scarf or a funky hat. Thick yarn makes it fast and easy for beginner knitters.

Includes:

  • 4 Skeins of bright, variegated, rainbow yarn (17yds/15.5m each)
  • 2 Chunky wooden knitting needles
  • Easy, illustrated instructions

Recommended for children of 7 years and over.

Tin size approx: 26cm x 18cm x 6cm.

CAUTION: Contains needles with functional sharp points.


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Alex - Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting

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Alex - Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting

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AL035

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Alex - Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting Alex - Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting Alex - Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting

A bright, colourful knitting kit in a beautiful keepsake tin!

Knit fabulously fuzzy accessories with super soft yarn! Make a headband, fingerless gloves, bracelets and more...

Includes:

  • 6 Bright colours of soft, fuzzy yarn (129yds/118m)
  • 2 Plastic knitting needles
  • Plastic sewing needle
  • Illustrated instructions with lots of fun and easy project ideas

Recommended for children of 7 years and over.

Tin size approx: 26cm x 18cm x 6cm.

CAUTION: Contains needles with functional sharp points.


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Alex - Yarn Craft

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Alex - Yarn Craft

Product Code

AL019

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Learn how to knit and crochet with this beautiful kit!

Contains everything you need to knit a scarf or a hat and then crochet some flowers to sew onto it. And it all comes in a colourful, reusable, keepsake box.

Includes:

  • 6 Skeins of yarn in different colours (approx. 46m each)
  • 2 Wooden knitting needles
  • 1 Plastic crochet hook
  • 1 Plastic needle
  • Easy, illustrated instructions

Recommended for children of 8 years and over.

CAUTION: Contains needles with functional sharp points.

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Alex - Cool Spool Knitting

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Alex - Cool Spool Knitting (French Knitting)

Product Code

AL028

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Make bracelets, pins and other fabulous hair and fashion accessories with yarn!

Yards of yarn in 5 cool colours.

Comes with a wooden French knitting tool, buttons, pony beads and easy instructions.

Kit contains:

  • 5 Skeins of yarn, 0.4oz each (5 different cool colours)
  • Wooden french knitting tool
  • 6 Buttons
  • Pony beads (0.3oz)
  • 2 Hair clips
  • 2 Hair elastics
  • Easy instructions

Supplied in a sturdy tube - approx 21cm / 8in high.

Recommended for children of 5 years and over.

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Essentials - Children's Knitting Kit

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Essentials - Children's Knitting Kit

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ESS004

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Essentials - Children's Knitting Kit

Learn and practise the absolute basics of knitting with this handy little kit!

Follow the simple instructions to learn how to cast on and off and how to create the essential knit and purl stitches.

Kit contains:

  • 4 x 12g Balls of acrylic double knitting yarn in assorted colours
  • 1 Pair of 4mm (UK Size 8) bamboo knitting needles
  • Simple knitting instructions

Colours and contents may vary from those shown.

WARNING: THIS IS NOT A TOY. Adult supervision required. Contains sharp points and long thread.

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Twilleys - Knitting Fun - Rainbow Sprites

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Twilleys - Knitting Fun - Rainbow Sprites

Product Code

TW012

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Knit these fun creatures to keep for yourself or to give to friends!

Kit contains:

  • Knitting yarn in assorted colours
  • Knitting needles
  • Sewing needle
  • Toy stuffing
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Safety eyes
  • Simple to follow knitting instructions

Colours and contents may vary from those shown.

Kit is supplied in a clear bag with carry handle.

WARNING: THIS IS NOT A TOY. Adult supervision required. Not suitable for children under 6 years. Contains sharp points and small parts.

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Alex - Crochet A Rainbow Scarf

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Alex - Crochet A Rainbow Scarf

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AL032

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Alex - Crochet A Rainbow Scarf Alex - Crochet A Rainbow Scarf

Crochet the cutest rainbow scarf complete with smiling clouds!

The perfect, fun and easy kit for beginners in a lovely keepsake tin!

Includes:

  • 7 Skeins of yarn in different colours (4.23oz/120g)
  • Crochet hook
  • Needle threader
  • 2 Embroidery needles
  • 8 Felt shapes
  • 2 Embroidery floss samples (15.3yds/14m x 2)
  • Easy instructions

Recommended for children of 8 years and over.

Tin size approx: 26cm x 18cm x 6cm.

CAUTION: Contains needles with functional sharp points.

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Alex - Hip To Be Square Crochet Kit

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Alex - Hip To Be Square Crochet Kit

Product Code

AL033

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Alex - Hip To Be Square Crochet Kit Alex - Hip To Be Square Crochet Kit

A lovely crochet kit for beginners in a gorgeous keepsake tin!

Learn how to crochet colourful squares and turn them into a hat, bag or scarf!

Includes:

  • 6 Colours of yarn (300yds/274m)
  • Crochet hook
  • Plastic needle
  • Easy instructions
  • One finished crochet square.

Recommended for children of 7 years and over.

Tin size approx: 26cm x 18cm x 6cm.

CAUTION: Contains a needle with a functional sharp point.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Elephant

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Elephant

Product Code

DMC020

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£9.95

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Elephant

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with an adorable plush elephant on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the cute plush elephant provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush elephant topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure elephant to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Kitten

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Kitten

Product Code

DMC021

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£9.95

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Kitten

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with an adorable plush kitten on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the cute plush kitten provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush kitten topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure kitten to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Monkey

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Monkey

Product Code

DMC022

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£9.95

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Monkey

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with an adorable plush monkey on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the cute plush monkey provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush monkey topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure monkey to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Owl

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Owl

Product Code

DMC023

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£9.95

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Owl

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with an adorable plush owl on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the cute plush owl provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush owl topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure owl to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Puppy

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Puppy

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DMC024

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Puppy

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with an adorable plush puppy on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the cute plush puppy provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush puppy topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure puppy to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Football

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Football

Product Code

DMC025

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Football

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with a soft plush football on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the plush football provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush football topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure football to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Teddy Bear

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Teddy Bear

Product Code

DMC026

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£9.95

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DMC - Top This! Hat Knitting Kit - Teddy Bear

Top This! Knit a colourful child's hat complete with an adorable plush teddy bear on top!

With just one ball of yarn, made up of alternating colours and textures, you'll create a fun beanie hat that a child will love to wear!

Then top off the hat with the cute plush teddy bear provided!

The hat can be completed in just a couple of hours using only knit and purl stitches - suitable for beginners and experienced knitters alike.

Just follow the simple pattern and instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 Ball of acrylic and nylon knitting yarn in alternating textures and colours
  • 100% Polyester plush teddy bear topper suitable for children
  • Simple knitting pattern and instructions
  • Finishing to secure teddy bear to hat

Size 5.5mm (UK Size 5) knitting needles recommended but not supplied.

Hand wash only.

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Blue/Yellow

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Blue/Yellow

Product Code

DMC027

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£12.95

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Learn to crochet with this starter kit containing everything you'll need to create a beanie hat suitable for a man or a woman.

With quick to learn stitches for ease of making and an exclusive myboshi* label for a designer finish, you can crochet a beanie hat for yourself or to give as a special gift!

Your beanie, your style.....handmade by you!

Just follow the simple instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 2 x 50g Balls of 70% acrylic and 30% merino wool chunky myboshi yarn in ocean blue and 1 x 50g ball in yellow
  • 6mm (UK 4) Crochet hook
  • 'my selfmade boshi' designer label
  • Instructions

*boshi is Japanese for beanie.

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Turquoise/Magenta

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Turquoise/Magenta

Product Code

DMC028

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£12.95

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Learn to crochet with this starter kit containing everything you'll need to create a beanie hat suitable for a man or a woman.

With quick to learn stitches for ease of making and an exclusive myboshi* label for a designer finish, you can crochet a beanie hat for yourself or to give as a special gift!

Your beanie, your style.....handmade by you!

Just follow the simple instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 2 x 50g Balls of 70% acrylic and 30% merino wool chunky myboshi yarn in turquoise and 1 x 50g ball in magenta
  • 6mm (UK 4) Crochet hook
  • 'my selfmade boshi' designer label
  • Instructions

*boshi is Japanese for beanie.

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Silver/Neon Pink

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Silver/Neon Pink

Product Code

DMC029

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£12.95

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Learn to crochet with this starter kit containing everything you'll need to create a beanie hat suitable for a man or a woman.

With quick to learn stitches for ease of making and an exclusive myboshi* label for a designer finish, you can crochet a beanie hat for yourself or to give as a special gift!

Your beanie, your style.....handmade by you!

Just follow the simple instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 2 x 50g Balls of 70% acrylic and 30% merino wool chunky myboshi yarn in silver and 1 x 50g ball in neon pink
  • 6mm (UK 4) Crochet hook
  • 'my selfmade boshi' designer label
  • Instructions

*boshi is Japanese for beanie.

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Red

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Red

Product Code

DMC030

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£12.95

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Learn to crochet with this starter kit containing everything you'll need to create a beanie hat suitable for a man or a woman.

With quick to learn stitches for ease of making and an exclusive myboshi* label for a designer finish, you can crochet a beanie hat for yourself or to give as a special gift!

Your beanie, your style.....handmade by you!

Just follow the simple instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 3 x 50g Balls of 70% acrylic and 30% merino wool chunky myboshi yarn in red
  • 6mm (UK 4) Crochet hook
  • 'my selfmade boshi' designer label
  • Instructions

*boshi is Japanese for beanie.

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Green/Brown

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Green/Brown

Product Code

DMC031

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£12.95

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Learn to crochet with this starter kit containing everything you'll need to create a beanie hat suitable for a man or a woman.

With quick to learn stitches for ease of making and an exclusive myboshi* label for a designer finish, you can crochet a beanie hat for yourself or to give as a special gift!

Your beanie, your style.....handmade by you!

Just follow the simple instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 x 50g Ball of 70% acrylic and 30% merino wool chunky myboshi yarn in emerald green, 1 x 50g ball in lime green and 1 x 50g ball in ocre
  • 6mm (UK 4) Crochet hook
  • 'my selfmade boshi' designer label
  • Instructions

*boshi is Japanese for beanie.

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Silver/Grey/Black

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DMC - myboshi Crochet Beanie Hat Kit - Silver/Grey/Black

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DMC032

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£12.95

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Learn to crochet with this starter kit containing everything you'll need to create a beanie hat suitable for a man or a woman.

With quick to learn stitches for ease of making and an exclusive myboshi* label for a designer finish, you can crochet a beanie hat for yourself or to give as a special gift!

Your beanie, your style.....handmade by you!

Just follow the simple instructions supplied.

Kit contains:

  • 1 x 50g Ball of 70% acrylic and 30% merino wool chunky myboshi yarn in silver, 1 x 50g ball in anthracite (dark grey) and 1 x 50g ball in black
  • 6mm (UK 4) Crochet hook
  • 'my selfmade boshi' designer label
  • Instructions

*boshi is Japanese for beanie.

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