Is acrylic yarn better than wool?
Here at Sue Ryder all of our wool is made from high quality acrylic. Acrylic yarn is typically more durable than wool and is less likely to bobble from wear.
Learn how to knit or crochet
If you want to learn how to knit or crochet, we have some great gift books suitable for beginners - intermediate. How to guides are a fantastic way to learn a new hobby or skill.
If you are learning to crochet, we would recommened using our DK range (double knit) this is because they are generally quite uniform in thickness, and if you make a mistake it is easier to undo. With such a fantastic range of colours we have to offer, will you go bold or pastel?
Our pastel shades are perfect for knitting or crocheting baby blankets, booties and clothes.
Giving a handmade gift to family and friends is the perfect way to show that special someone just how much you care for them. Not only will it demonstrate your creative skills, but handmade items can be tailored specifically to the receiver's preferences and style. Gift a truly unique gift, that no one else will have.
Crafting is not only fun, but can have some health benefits to! It can help reduce stress and anxiety, creating a sense of happiness and calm. On achievement of completion, you will have a sense of pride which can help with self-esteem.