Making practical, beautiful Christmas and Birthday presents for friends and family

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In this extremely difficult financial climate, we find ourselves in today with the cost-of-living soaring, heating costs spiralling and fuel prices being higher than ever, the thought of buying Christmas and Birthday presents for friends and family members is something that can send even the most calm and rational person into a frenzy of worry.  Don’t PANIC, there is a practical and resourceful way of making some beautiful presents for a fraction of the cost!  Crochet Blanket Kits supplied by a professional company such as can be purchased at a very reasonable price and before you know it you have made half a dozen brightly coloured, warm blankets that can provide their new owners with a multitude of uses. To keep a new baby warm and snuggled in their cot, to place over the knees of an elderly Aunt or used as a throw over a worn sofa or favourite chair.

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A practical, warm, and colourful present that will last for ages and can be used by young and old alike. Not just blankets but cushions, hats, scarves, baby jackets and cardigans, as well as household items that can sit happily alongside the many, much-loved nick-nacks that make someone’s house into a home. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never tried to crochet before because you only use a single hook to connect the loops of yarn and it is easier than knitting. You can watch online tutorials that are designed for everyone of any ability and the tools needed are simple and easy to acquire.

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Once you have mastered the five basic and simple stitches, the half-double crochet, the slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet and triple crochet techniques, you are well on your way to creating your very first garment, outfit or another useful household item.  It’s also much quicker than knitting so you can finish lots of different Crochet Blanket Kits and end up with some stunning gifts for every member of your family and friends. Start with something fairly simple, such as a scarf, you can purchase Crochet Blanket Kits for absolute beginners and once you realise how easy it is to create your own Christmas and birthday presents you won’t look back.

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