Crochet can be a very relaxing hobby and you're sure to find mindfulness when you work your way through the 35 patterns in this craft book.
With specially designed elements of repetition, colour and texture that will help you relax, refocus and unwind, these projects make stunning additions to your home and beautiful gifts.
They encourage you to be 'in the moment' as you follow the pattern, keep yarn on the hook, count stitches and use different colours.
You can learn so much about our feathered friends through their birdsong. It's the natural soundtrack to our lives and can evoke so many memories - as well as helping us understand about birds' lives and behaviours.
This RSPB-endorsed guide will help you learn and identify different bird sounds at your own pace. It's suitable for novices and experienced birdwatchers and comes with a CD full of 100 songs and calls of 65 garden, woodland and farmland birds, so that you know exactly what to listen out for.
It also contains a reference section detailing the sounds of another 185 birds found in Britain and north-west Europe.
Why should you buy this book?It will help you get closer to nature and learn more about our feathered friends.
Discover a host of imaginative bookbinding projects in Rachel Hazell's beautiful book.
Suitable for all levels of crafter and inspired by remote landscapes, typography, shorelines and literary cities, the projects include the slit book, a concertina with pockets and multi-section softback which can then be developed further to make personalised notebooks and keepsakes.
The projects also make use of various types of techniques including cutting, folding and stitching.
It doesn't matter whether you live in the city centre or have little space available to grow at home, Grow All You Can in Three Square Feet is full of unique solutions that allow you to grow your own fruit and vegetables, whatever your spacial limitations.
Full of key techniques, step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and easy-to-read diagrams and charts, this innovative guide will help you maximise the space and ensure you are getting the most out of all your space and plants.
From wisteria up your wall to tomatoes on your windowsill, Naomi Schillinger's easy-to-follow instructions provide inspiration for beautiful displays and will encourage you to adopt a healthy-eating lifestyle.