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Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Use your leftovers to make this adorable Christmas decoration with a heart motif- perfect for gifting or hanging on the tree.
Knitting: Cardigan
Worked from the top down this gorgeous Viking inspired cardigan has a Vikkel braid motif and a textured edging finished with an I-cord bind off. The cardigan is constructed all on one piece from the top down using raglan increases. The cardigan can be worked in one or two colours.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the set up of a bee hive and the need to leave space for bees to move between the frames of comb. Cable stitches form the honey comb with purl columns between making up the bee space.
Knitting: Cardigan
A sweet little cardigan with a lace heart motif. The cardigan is worked from the bottom up and shaped with decreases around the yoke.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Without the workers a bee hive wouldn’t make it, these girls do all the work, from collecting nectar to building the honeycomb and raising the brood. These mitts will keep your hands cosy while you go about your tasks, but leave fingers free so you can get jobs done. The honeycomb panel on the back honours those busy bees.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
The ultimate in wintery socks- from an icy picot hem at the top down through a flurry of snowflakes on the leg to footprints tracking across the top of the foot. Choose from bird, paw or bunny prints, or work a different one for each foot.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
From a slipped stitch ribbing cuff, diamonds work their way down the leg and top of the foot. The leg has optional beading. This sock is worked from the top down with a heel flap.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Inspired by the wide sandy desert areas of Egypt and the Suez canal. The right foot has an all over lightly textured pattern to represent sand; the left foot continues the sandy texture but has a purl channel for the Suez canal running down the leg and opening up into a textured coastline across the top of the foot. This pattern is worked from t...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Worked from the top down with a short row heel, colourwork gives these socks a wave pattern around the leg and foot. The first sock has chevrons flowing in one direction for the flood (rising) tide, the direction of the chevrons is reversed for the second sock to represent the ebb (receding) tide.
Knitting: Pullover
Named for the stitch pattern covering the sweater, Costolla rotta is literally broken rib in Italian (the anatomical version, rather than the knitting stitch).
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
An unusual, but simple, sideways construction combines garter stitch and stripes to make a beret or a beanie inspired by the swirling onion domes of St. Petersburg. Stitches are picked up to work the ribbing in the round.
Knitting: Mittens
Let me count the ways- Thick aran yarn, a tight gauge, stranded knitting for double thickness, long cuffs and a quick knit, all make for cosy hands.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cosy colourwork hat to warm you during chilly weather. Team with the “How shall I warm thee” mittens for a snug winter season.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Cosy mitts to keep your hands warm. These knit up quickly using aran yarn. They are worked flat then grafted. The thumb is added by working in the round.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Cabling creates a pattern of little wrapped sweets on the leg and foot of these socks.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
A top down, heel flap sock pattern with a rib and cable pattern and a princess sole. The second sock mirrors the cable direction of the first.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Colourwork patterning on this hat takes you on a journey from the waves at the shore, through the forest to the mountain peaks.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Cabling gives these socks a tortoise shell pattern.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion, Baby Blanket
Use cable techniques and textured stitches to create a blanket or cushion cover with a sweet heart motif.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Some days you want to knit complicated lace in cobweb yarn, or knee high socks, and then other days you just want to knit. This one is for those other days. Delightfully squishy garter stitch means lots of straightforward knitting, with just a few yarnovers for shaping.
Knitting: Socks - Other
A top down sock with a diamond lace pattern and optional bobbles.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
The choose your own adventure of socks. Choose your ribbing, leg details and heel type to get your perfect sock.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Celebrate the long days of summer with these solstice themed socks that you can wear all year round.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Slipped stitches and tiny cables combine to give a great effect in variegated yarns. Ribbed columns are worked down the sides of the leg and foot to achieve a super fit. Socks are worked from the top down with an afterthought heel.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Twisted stitches create a net pattern over the leg and foot of this sock. Beads are optional but add a nice sparkle to the leg.
Knitting: Cowl
A combination of Catherine wheel and flickering flame lace stitches creates an autumnal cowl, just right for wrapping up warm while you watch the fireworks.
Knitting: Accessories - Other
A fun gift, with a practical nature, a little nose cosy to keep your nose warm on chilly days.
Knitting: Feet / Legs - Other
Cosy boot toppers to keep you warm on chilly autumn walks. The leaf motif is worked lengthways, once the ends are joined stitches are picked up then ribbing worked in the round.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Earflap Hat
Inspired by the rock profiles used by geologists where a different colour and texture is used to represent each layer of rock, this hat mimics a similar structure with a range of patterns and textures. The Rock hat is knit in the round and highlights a myriad of textured stitches, while the optional earflaps provide extra warmth. You are encoura...
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Add a little knitting to your Christmas decorations. Aran yarn and big needles will make this one of the fastest socks you will ever knit.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat requires just 50g of yarn. The ribbed texture is broken up into a seed stitch pattern, making it quick to work.
Knitting: Cowl
A very simple cowl to keep you warm in wild and windy weather. This cowl is quick to work and just right for using up yarn leftover from another project.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
There’s no reason why your feet should be excluded from the monochrome trend, so step out in style with these pretty socks.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Designed as a mystery knit along for fans of the Playful Day podcast.
Knitting: Animal Toy
This cute snake uses scraps of sock yarn, make him as long as you like until all your leftovers have been used up.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
The name says it all, it is just a basic sock. This sock uses a finer weight yarn, the 4 ply commonly used for sock knitting.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sock yarn makes great baby items. It is fine, soft, comes in a huge range of colours and possibly most importantly, it is machine washable!
Knitting: Ankle Sock
A sock pattern designed with handspun yarn in mind, it will also work beautifully in a commercial sock yarn.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Try these for a first pair of socks, using thicker yarn makes the socks faster to knit. The pattern makes a pair of socks suitable for wearing in work or walking boots as they are a little thicker than 4 ply socks.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Try this pattern as a perfect introduction to sock knitting. All the techniques you need to knit a full size pair of socks are in here, but done in miniature so you can be finished super quickly
Knitting: Ankle Sock
A top down, heel flap sock pattern combining cables and twisted stitches.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Based on the dance performed by honey bees to tell the other bees where the best flowers can be found.
Knitting: Cowl
“Learn to fly” is a great choice for a second project. It introduces purl stitches, yarn overs and knitting two together to create a patterned cowl. There is the option of trying a provisional cast on and grafting for a seamless cowl.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Soar is a beanie style hat worked from the top down. It is designed to be the next step in your learn to knit journey (see “Spread your wings” and “Learn to fly” for first and second knitting projects).
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A basic repipe for making a mitts using rectangles of garter stitch.
Knitting: Afghan block
This version of the classic log cabin square uses different textures on each round. Log cabin squares are made from lots of little sections- use up yarn leftovers, or work the square in one or two colours.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
The lace pattern on these socks makes towers of martini glasses.
Knitting: Ankle Sock, Knee-highs
The pattern creates horseshoes working down the foot, cabling and increases/decreases are used to achieve the shape.
Knitting: Hot Water Bottle
Snug is worked in the round from the bottom. It is started using the Judy’s magic cast on method.
Knitting: Afghan block
Designed to use up leftover scraps of yarn. The square uses a reverse mitre technique to make the most of the yarn you have available.
Knitting: Mittens
These snug mittens have a heart pattern on the back of the hand, formed using cable stitches and a moss stitch pattern. The palm is ribbed for a comfy fit.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
A textured waffle stitch creates a squashy fabric that helps to protect your gadgets.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
The stitch pattern on these socks creates little spiders working up the foot and leg (toe up version, down on the top down version).
Knitting: Cowl
A cowl designed to make the most of a precious 50g skein of aran weight yarn, the sort you save from the yarn shop bargain bin.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Worked from the toe up with a short row heel.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Worked from the top down with a heel flap.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Worked from the bottom up this pattern uses knit and purl stitches to create texture.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Pattern photos show mitts on a medium sized woman’s hand. The ribbing allows the mitts to fit a wide range of sizes, resizing instructions are given.