Debbie Tomkies

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Brimmed Hat
This delightful hat is an intermediate project for a crocheter with some experience. The rainbow colours would brighten up any summer’s outfit but pastels would work equally well. The brim of the hat is folded up and is trimmed with a flower crocheted in the same yarn, but you can leave the flower off if you prefer.
Knitting: Hats - Other
This very simple hat is made of just two rectangles, knitted in easy stocking stitch. There is no shaping, the tassels are optional and by varying the size, colours and embellishments you can make this hat for anyone in the family.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf is knitted in moss stitch (US seed stitch) which looks fancy and stylish even though it is a simple pattern which only uses knit and purl stitches. There is no shaping or making up and, even if you are new to knitting, you can knit this in a couple of evenings.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Quick and easy stocking stitch socks, knitted in DK yarn.
Knitting: Tube Sock
I call these socks Helter Skelter because the spiral pattern reminds me of exciting trips to the funfair as a child, whizzing down the helter skelter perched precariously on a scratchy hessian mat!
Knitting: Headband
A pattern to knit a slip stitch cable pattern headband in pure wool DK. Get ready for festival season with this neat headband. Whether you go psychedelic, grunge or girly you can match your colours to suit your mood ☺ (oh, and when the cold weather arrives, pull it over your ears to keep warm on those crisp winter walks!).
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This cosy hat is a great introduction to knitting on double-pointed needles as the needles aren’t too small and the pattern is mainly plain knitting with the occasional purl round. Creating the fun swirly pattern on the top is much easier than it looks and is done using just straightforward decreases. With its simple shape there is lots of scop...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Sports Equipment
Cover your clubs in style with this cable-pattern, Aran golf club protector.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Finished measurements: 9x26in (23x66cm)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Whether it’s a wedding, garden party, holiday or a stroll to the pub, a light, but warm cover-up is an essential accessory. This lacy wrap will add glamour to the simplest outfit. But don’t save it for special occasions, it looks worn casually too over jeans and a t-shirt for that boho-chic look. Although light as a feather (great for the lugga...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
From the magazine description: “Debbie’s socks are a great challenge for a new sock knitter or a fun knit for a confirmed sock addict! A delicate lace pattern flows from the toe and each lace panel has a simple border to add emphasis and create a ladder-like effect”
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
“Discover this fab technique and produce a striking cushion - perfect to brighten up your knitting spot!”
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks, Ankle Sock
These simple socks are perfect for your first pair of turned heel socks! These simple socks look great knitted in hand-dyed yarn or in any standard sock yarn. The straightforward knit 3 purl 1 rib stitch pattern gives great shape and a comfortable fit.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Notes Crochet hook listed is optional for edging
Knitting: Throw
Gauge is over 7inx7in (18x18cm)
Knitting: Purse / Handbag
Do you remember making placemats from coils of French knitting when you were younger? French knitting comes of age with this gorgeous wool bag, enhanced with a hint of glitzy metallic thread to give it that little extra magic. The open structure where the wheels join allows the lining fabric to show through and you can use this to great effect ...
Knitting: Throw
Afghans are so simple they are truly a pleasure to make. Patchwork