Aldi’s latest crafting range will keep you busy through lockdown

With the UK’s second national lockdown in sight, crafting is about to become big news once again. So Aldi’s latest addition to its Hobbies and Craft range couldn’t have come at a better time, and it’s left us itching to get creative.

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Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a novice looking to fill those empty November weekends that loom ahead, there’s something for everyone in the latest Aldi crafting range. There are plenty of kits to help you do what you always say you will do every year but never have enough time to follow through with: make you own greeting cards and presents. And you finally have the time, too!

So with absolutely no excuses, why not get a head start on knocking out some homemade Christmas cards with the paper punch tool kit, or try your hand at crocheting your niece or nephew a cute bunny, bear or monster cuddly toy.

Or what could be more satisfying than knitting your own wooly pom pom hat (perfect for all those winter walks we’ll be doing)? And for the more serious crafters among us, a sewing machine could be just what you need to see yourself entertained this lockdown – Aldi’s pink and blue domestic machines are a steal at just £29.99.

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Fancy having a go at the Japanese art of Amigurumi, the intricate art of knitting or crocheting tiny stuffed yarn creatures? Aldi’s 72-pack of yarn will be more than enough to get you started. Painting more your thing? Any artist, novice or professional, needs a decent easel to balance their work on and Aldi’s free-standing adjustable floor easel is just £34.99.

Better yet, if all fails and the kits stay firmly wrapped in their packaging by Christmas, a craft kit makes the perfect gift to someone more likely to execute a crafty project!

Aldi crafting range

punch tool kit

So Crafty Punch Tool, £29.99, Aldi

bunny and bear crochet kit

Large Grey Crochet Bear/Rabbit, £24.99, Aldi


So Crafty Amigurumi Yarn 72 Pack, £29.99, Aldi

art easel

Large Adjustable Beechwood Art Easel, £34.99, Aldi

pom pom hat yarn

Coral Swirl Pom Hat Yarn, £2.99, Aldi

sewing machine

So Crafty Midi Sewing Machine, £29.99, Aldi

monster crochet kit

Teal Spotted Monster Crochet Kit, £3.99, Aldi