Category Archives: Patterns

Cowl, Poncho Cape and Skirt – in One

If you’ve visited my blog before, you will probably know that I really like statement pieces and versatile items. The latest thing off my needles is another 3 in 1. And it is also easy – a mix of stocking … Continue reading

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When a Scarf is not a Scarf – a Pattern

We’ve all been there – ¬†most people start with knitting them. You can never have too many after all! Of course, I’m talking about scarves. But they can be a bit boring to knit and what if you want to … Continue reading

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Knitted hats and more hats – Two Patterns

So last week I was crocheting. This week, I’ve been knitting. This is the result:   I love the colour and wanted to add texture to the hat (perhaps it’s a little over done now). The hat’s rim is double … Continue reading

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Crochet Circles Rug – a Pattern

It’s been a long time coming and my son has been more than patient – I have finally finished the rug that I promised him for our move out of London. In time for our second house move. Well, better … Continue reading

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Lace + Geometry = Lacy Shrug: a Pattern

I am not a confident designer. I have ideas galore and projects a-plenty but I tend to shy away from sharing them/writing the patterns down as I don’t feel qualified. Over the summer, I was thinking about how it is … Continue reading

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Entrelac Laptop Cover – a Pattern

Entrelac, the knitting technique that creates a woven/plaited looking fabric, has been something that I wanted to try for quite a while. I came across the Tenney Park pullover on Knitty which really started my interest. Of course, knitting for … Continue reading

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Mitre Jacket – a pattern

It was my birthday this weekend and as a celebration, I want to share with you my mitre jacket pattern which I’ve been working on. This pattern has been in my mind for a while and started life when I … Continue reading

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Round Floor Cushion Pattern

Ever since I finished the garter stitch round cushion at the beginning of March, I’ve had it in mind to create a floor cushion using the same pattern. I wanted to make the same tactile shape but to be bigger … Continue reading

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Finger Knitting – a Tutorial

I’ve noticed that there are two types of new knitters – those who take to the idea of knitting with needles easily¬†and those who really struggle with the concept of “making stitches with chopsticks”. (I can’t claim to have thought … Continue reading

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Toddler Hoodie Cardigan – a Pattern

Since moving almost 18 months ago, I have met many genuinely lovely people. And some of those people have had, or are about to have babies. And horror of horrors, I have not knitted for any of them! There is … Continue reading

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