Jane Burns

Jane Burns

Hello. I’m Jane.

I create beautiful designs for knitters and crocheters who love to work with gorgeous yarns. I help them to make fun and playful projects that are an indulgence to work on and a treat to wear.

My designs are perfect for those who love to create intricate looking projects without lots of complicated instructions. I believe that crafting should be a relaxing pleasure. It’s my mission to bring clear and easy to execute designs, which are accessible for newer knitters and provide instant gratification for the more experienced.

I’ve designed patterns for a variety of publications, including The Knitter, Let’s Knit, Knit Now, Knit Today, Art of Knitting and Love Knitting for Baby. I’ve also produced a mini collection for Eden Cottage Yarns as well as co-authoring Crochet Infinity Scarves: 8 Simple Infinity Scarves to Crochet. My slightly quirkier work has been featured on television alongside Harry Hill.

When I’m not designing my latest socks or playing with beautiful hand dyed yarns from the dyers I love, you’ll find me knitting quietly in the corner of a comedy club, or at a live gig (I usually leave the knitting at home in this case!) As a result, you’ll find my work is influenced a lot by music, my other main passion.

I share my life with my husband, Doug, my three children and my mini schnauzer Bertie.

If you’re ready to join in the fun, you can check out my tutorials or join my newsletter to download your free gift here.

You can buy my patterns from my Ravelry store, here

If you would like to discuss commission a design, I would love to hear from you drop me a line.

If you would like to become part of the Jane Burns Designs community, please join the group and say hello….

original designs  

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Haunted House Mitts
Simply Knitting 203, November 2020
Haunted House Mitts
Haunted House Jumper
Simply Knitting 203, November 2020
Haunted House Jumper & Mitts Set
Playday Bootees and Bonnet
YARN, The After Party
Cute As A Button Pinafore
YARN, The After Party
Billy Bear Jacket
YARN, The After Party
Bibbed Sweater
YARN, The After Party
Tickled Pink
Simply Knitting 200, August 2020
Puppy Jumper
Simply Knitting 199, July 2020
Call The Brigade
Simply Knitting 198, June 2020
Heather Shimmer by Jane Burns
Let's Knit Magzine
Only for Ewe Sweater
Simply Knitting 197, May 2020
Little Monkey Sweater
Knitting Image
Pocket Robot Jumper
Simply Knitting 196, April 2020
Chilled Out Penguin Jumper
Jane Burns Designs
Little Stegosaur
Jane Burns Designs
Snowman Jumper
Love Knitting for Baby, December 2019
Bonnet & Bootees
Simply Knitting 193, December 2019
Twinkle Wings Kid's Owl Jumper
Simply Knitting 193, December 2019
Kindling Hat
YARN, The After Party
Simply Knitting 192, November 2019
Rockin' Robin
Simply Knitting 191, October 2019
Bear Hugs Teddy Cardigan
Love Knitting for Baby, October 2019
Polar Bear Sweater
Let's Knit! Magazine 150, Christmas Special 2019
Penguin Sweater
Let's Knit! Magazine 150, Christmas Special 2019
Monstrous Kid's Jumper
Simply Knitting 190, September 2019
Lacy Rainbows
Simply Knitting 189, August 2019
Berry Stripes
Simply Knitting 189, August 2019
Juicy Fruit
Let's Knit! Magazine 146, July 2019
For Busy Bees Cardigan
Simply Knitting 186, Just for Baby Supplement
Peek-a-Boo Puss
Simply Knitting 186, May 2019
Simply Knitting 185, Super Socks Supplement
3D Daisy Jumper
Simply Knitting 185, April 2019
Leith Hill
The Knitter, Issue 136
Sunset Socks
LoveCrafts Website
Bunny Hops Jumper
Simply Knitting 184, March 2019
The Knitter, Issue 135
Twisted Socks
YARN, The After Party
Knitter's Choice
Simply Knitting 183, February 2019
Woodland Booties
Love Knitting for Baby, February 2019
Bertie Schnauzer Sweater
Jane Burns Designs
Girl's Jumper & Doll
Simply Knitting 182, January 2019
Playtime Dress
YARN, The After Party
Perfect Pressie
Let's Knit! Magazine Website
Love Your Feet
Simply Knitting 180, November 2018
Time For Fun
Simply Knitting 178, Simply Christmas Supplement
Santa Stocking
Simply Knitting 178, September 2018
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