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eBook : 7 patterns

The baby basics are a set of easy to knit tops and accessories for babies and young children. 4 of the tops are “popovers” tops with buttons or i-cord ties in place of side seams and sleeves, think “fitted poncho” or “tabard”. These tops are easy over the head and make independent dressing so easy for busy little people.

eBook : 4 patterns

This gorgeous set of accessories are perfect for an advanced beginner knitter. The chicken mesh effect created by the Coop cable pattern is beautifully elastic and the stylish designs are perfect for both men and women.

eBook : 2 patterns

Cosset and Cossimo are the girl / boy variations of the same pattern, buy one and receive both!

eBook : 3 patterns

~~This pattern provides a Limited Licence to produce garments for sale - basically if you are going to knit these garments yourself for sale on Etsy, Toggle or at your local craft fair you have my permission to do so. If you are a commercial manufacturer then sorry but you will have to request permission from me.~~

eBook : 8 patterns

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Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
The weather in Auckland changes hourly, we live 4 seasons in one day! You need a cardigan summer or winter just to pop on when the wind picks up.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
This kimono style cardiagn ties in front with an i-cord tie which is threaded through the fronts and tacked down at the back for safety, the i-cord provides a lovely contrast to the sash section of the garment. The jacket is worked in stocking stitch, moss (seed) stitch and reverse stocking stitch stripes, and makes good use of handpainted yarn ...
Knitting: Vest
Aria is a fun tunic worked in stocking stitch in the round. It has a cute pocket and rib accents at neck and armholes.
Knitting: Dress
This cute pinafore style dress buttons at the shoulders for easy dressing. You can choose to knit the intarsia or plain version, there are instructions for knitting the plain version in the round, and you can choose from 3 different hems.
Knitting: Pullover
We all know how we feel about our kids…and the rest of the world knows it to, but sometimes it’s nice to say it out loud.
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
Cherub is a sweet sweater for the little angels in your life, from the front it is a plain unassuming crew neck sweater or button up cardigan, but the back is a different story, whether angel, fairy, butterfly or dragon the wings are a delightful surprise!
Knitting: Pullover
Simple, stylish, easy. Three words which describe this gorgeous sweater to a tee.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I love how the Coop beanie fits your head snugly due to the super elastic nature of the cable pattern, which flows neatly into the decreases ensuring a perfect fit. It took a bit of tinkering to find a way to decrease the stitches in such a way that it wouldn’t detract from the chicken mesh appearance of the Coop cable, but I think you wil...
Knitting: Cowl
The Coop cable creates a delightfully elastic fabric, enabling the cowls to be worked simply in the round to fit adults and children alike.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These cute mitts will keep your hands warm whilst leaving your fingers free to dial your phone, knit or read a book.
Knitting: Cardigan
What could be cuter than your child in a hoodie with ears AND a tummy patch? Nothing - thats what! Two different ear styles mean that you can mix and match the colours and ears to create your favourite critter.
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
You wanted quick, interesting and cute - Ember is one of the fastest baby sweaters you will knit! It is worked sideways with fun little construction techniques to keep you interested. The pattern has instructions for 3 variations - with fold down collar, v neck cardigan or v neck sweater.
Knitting: Sweater - Other
Evie is a cute overtop, great as a cover up over swimwear or as a layering piece for winter.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Tee
Cute wee garter st top, can be worn as an undergarment or t-shirt, knitted in one peice “up and over” with side seams only and the most delightful clever little cap sleeves.
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
With it’s delicate lace collar fastening at the neck, and set in sleeves Harriet is the quintessential cardigan for your little girl to wear to school, the park or special occasions.
Knitting: Pullover
Henry is a cute, simple, oversized pullover for the boys (and tomboys) in your life. The rib pattern makes this a forgiving sweater which will last for more than a few growth spurts, and the cables give it that little bit of interest without too much fuss (we all know the older boys aren’t big on fuss) and the neck is so simple and effecti...
Knitting: Cowl
Hīnaki (Hee-narki) is the New Zealand Māori word for a type of eel net. The stitch pattern and shape of this cowl reminded me of this ancient net design which is still used today.
Knitting: Other Top
She wants to look like a Princess, but she doesn’t want too much fluff. Zips and buttons are out, this Princess wants to play without her clothes getting in the way! This gorgeous top is easy to get on and off and the short sleeves mean easy layering for those in-between days.
Knitting: Vest
Katie Snowflake is the first of my new designs for children, I’m so excited to be designing for this age group, and listening as the kids I meet tell me what kind of knits they would like to wear.
Knitting: Pullover
This cute garter stitch sweater is knit all in one piece, it has buttons at the shoulders, a stocking stitch yoke and darling wee intarsia sheep (which can be added using duplicate stitch later).
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
Sometimes you want something a little less subdued for the nursery, something to show that there is a great big world of colour out there, and that life is exciting when it is lived out loud!
Knitting: Cardigan
Linea is a deceptively simple and elegant colourwork cardigan for boys and girls up to the age of 2 years.
Knitting: Dress
Milse (pron. mil-SHAY) is Gaelic for “sweet things” and that is exactly what this little dress and your darling girl are.
Knitting: Vest
The perfect vest for all of the guys you love - from new baby to big daddy! One pattern covers all of these sizes.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest
Many years experience with my children and now grandchildren have taught me that short sleeved knitted layers are a wonderful thing! Easy on, no cuffs to drag through water and mud, no heavy sleeves to continuously push back, nothing to get in the way of play glorious play!
Knitting: Pullover
Over sized, cuddly hoodie to keep baby warm, and long pants which cover cloth nappies. This sweater runs large, each size fitting well up to the next size.
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
Otago’s coastline is cold with winds blowing in from Antarctica, but you will be cosy in this close fit hat with elastic gusset and the matching keyhole scarf.
Knitting: Cardigan
Plum blossom is a simple button up cardigan
Knitting: Vest
The Porter’s pass vest is an ideal layering piece for kids, the funnel neck requires no shaping and provides protection from cold winds while the pocket keeps little treasures safe.
Knitting: Pullover
Riverstone is a simple rib sweater which uses a novel construction method to give you a fun knitting experience and a lovely sweater which will see your child through more than a few growth spurts.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
This is the perfect cardigan for spring, autumn and winter. Cute and cosy with short sleeves so your little girl can play without long sleeves hindering her movement. Quick and easy to knit in DK (for the first 3 sizes) and Bulky for the remaining sizes.
Knitting: Cowl
A cowl has more than one purpose, firstly it protects you from the cold and wind and secondly it has to look pretty!
Knitting: Pullover
Fun flap front sweater - easy on over big heads! This sweater is worked all in one peice with side and underarm seams, using novel shaping methods.
Knitting: Cardigan
Sakura is a simply shaped cardigan with a double breasted front and lovely detailing in the intarsia and i-cord, you can choose to work short sleeves for a layering garment or long sleeved for extra warmth, and if you feel that the flower is too girly the cardigan looks equally stunning without it, and is perfect for a baby boy.
Knitting: Other Top
The Sammi sweater has a flowing shape, with the structure maintained by the ribbed sleeves and shoulder seams. The garment is designed to sit at waist length and is perfect worn over a strappy summer dress or a longer under top.
Knitting: Cowl
Scamander is a delightfully cushy cowl, worked in a deceptively easy two row pattern repeat. The clever selvedge and grafted seam result in a completely reversible winter accessory, which utilises one full skein of the nominated yarn.
Knitting: Pants
Long and short pants for winter days, these shorts look super cute over leggings, especially stripey ones!
Knitting: Cardigan
This sophisticated jacket is knitted in one piece to underarms, the aran motif gives a chunky look with less weight.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest
Knitting: Cardigan
Sweet, simple as garter stitch cardigan - knitted in one piece to the underarms. Partially buttoned to fit over chubby tummies.
Knitting: Cardigan
Trackwork provides warmth without the hindrance of sleeves, perfect for busy babies and children. The peeks of hand painted yarn show of it’s beauty without being overwhelming, and give the knitter an opportunity to use a special skein of yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
Urban Decay? sounds pretty bad…but it’s not.
Knitting: Cardigan
Kimono style cardigan in 6 sizes from birth to 6 years. Lovely easy fit raglan shaping, with a touch of pretty lace. Instructions given for both 4ply (fingering) and 8ply (DK) weight yarns. Plain and striped variations included.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Aviatrix is a fun, fast pattern for the cutest, best fitting baby helmet you will find. Worked on straight needles with instructions for 3 weights of yarn and 6 basic sizes this will become your “go to” last minute baby hat pattern, unassuming when it comes off the needles it needs to be placed on a baby’s head to reveal itR...
Knitting: Sweater
Over-sized back fastening fisherman’s smock with cabled heart detailing, striped pants and matching beanie kit baby out for a stroll on a windswept shore.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest
Cute envelope neck singlet for a new baby
Knitting: Dress
swirly skirted dress knit in cool cotton, stretchy top means that your little girl can wear this dress for years, first as a princess dress, later over jeans.
Knitting: Cardigan
machine knitted wrapover cardigan in allover lace. Instructions for standard gauge machine.
Knitting: Cardigan
Machine knitted wrap cardigan
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Playground safe scarf alternative! This cute and cosy cowl keeps your child warm outdoors and releases in moments if caught up in a tree or play equipment. The pattern includes directions for the matching hat.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Poppy is a sweet cloche with the same shaping as the Aviatrix helmet, this hat is worked on straight needles with the ribbing being worked with a circular needle. The pattern is available in 3 yarn weights and 7 sizes. Perfect accessory to the Roaring Meg cardigan.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
simple and effective mock cable beanie, change size by changing yarn thickness.
Knitting: Scarf
Simple tutorial to give you a feel for the concept of shibori
Knitting: Vest
Machine knitting pattern
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
as seen in Small magazine
Knitting: Feet / Legs
easy, simple, fun and uses very little yarn.