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Wheatsheaf Cowl Knitting Pattern 2 Sizes

Wheatsheaf Cowl Pattern

Wheatsheaf Cowl Pattern I wanted to show you our Wheatsheaf Cowl Pattern, for sale on Ravelry.    I used some wonderful Rowan Yarn Company Cashsoft Aran which is softer than butter and so warm.     I made samples of the Wheatsheaf Cowl pattern using both Aran and DK weight yarns.  The difference in circumference was […]

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Wheatsheaf Aran Socks

wheatsheaf aran socks

Wheatsheaf Aran Socks Pattern We recently released our Wheatsheaf Aran Socks Pattern, for sale on Ravelry.    I used some wonderful Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted which was a gift from the lovely Joan Dyer.     The socks use different needle sizes to achieve three sizes from Ladies Small/Child up to a Mens size with […]

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Lacestar book review, Liz Felgate for knotions.com

Lacestar by Liz Felgate for Knotions.com swatches of lace from the book

Lacestar by Liz Felgate for Knotions.com I was recently asked by the wonderful Jody at Knotions to review the new Lacestar book by Elizabeth Felgate, many of you on Ravelry will know her designs. I love her Gaugeless range of sweaters and cardigans designed for any yarn weight. Liz has an amazing eye for both […]

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Be as Water – Mindy Dykman aka Ravenknits – 6 patterns from Elements of Memory

be as water shawl by mindy dykman ravenknits

I’m a big fan of Mindy Dykman, aka Ravenknits and love her intricate patterns, often inspired by nature or the works of JRR Tolkein. Mindy’s latest release is being published today (Pi day for those in the know) and is called Be as Water, which is part of a collection of patterns called Elements of […]

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Indie Design Gift Along 2018 – Beginner Patterns Part 1 – Knit

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Beginner Knits

Beginner Patterns, Knit – Indie Design Gift Along 2018 I’m sorry I’ve not blogged for a few days, it’s a busy time of year for my day job and I’ve also been helping out with the Gift Along (as I do every year).     I’ll catch up a bit today with two posts crammed with […]

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Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Slipper Bootie Favourites

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Fisherman's Fabric Slippers

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Slipper and Bootie Favourites Today, I thought we’d have a look at some of the awesome Slipper Patterns available in the Indie Design Gift Along this year.    I’ve picked designs from the Indie Design Gift Along 2018 that caught my eye, had interesting stitch patterns, techniques, were quick or just […]

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Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Toys, Softies etc

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Toys

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Toys, Softies and Cuddly Gift Knit and Crochet ideas I’m not really a maker of toys, but I have made them in the past, usually as a gift for a new family member or just for fun, but this year’s Gift A-long has really opened my eyes to some incredible […]

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A Magnus for Maxwell

Magnus for Maxwell kids cardigan pattern

I’m working on a Magnus for Maxwell my cousin’s little boy.   The pattern Magnus is by Jenny Wiebe.  I’m using some James C Brett Marble Chunky in grey.   I’ve picked a machine wash yarn as both my cousin and her husband work full time and what parent has time to hand wish little clothes? The finished […]

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Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Sock Patterns

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Sock Patterns – Sensational Knit Socks and Crochet Socks Hi everyone, I’ve been browsing the giant pattern bundle at the Indie Design Gift Along and looking through the Participating Designers list for 2018.   So much talent and incredible patterns for both knitting and crochet. There are 349 designers, 263 knit […]

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Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Cowl and Scarf Faves

Indie Design Gift Along 2018 Cowl and Scarf Faves on my list to make Hi everyone, I’ve been browsing the sale pattern bundle at the Indie Design Gift Along and looking through the Participating Designers list for 2018.   So much talent and incredible patterns for both knitting and crochet. There are 349 designers, 263 knit […]

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