Category: Pattern

Crochet Motif Cardigan

 I came across this picture of a crochet motif cardigan a couple of years ago on a blog and fell in love with the cardigan but I had no idea where the pattern came from so […]


Crochet commision hat

My latest crochet commission was for a gorgeous baby sun hat for a little girl.   Made in Katia Cotton yarn and the pattern is      


Crochet – Granny square cardigan pattern

Crochet – Granny square Cardigan pattern….I keep getting asked how I make my granny square cardigans so I’ve decided to write a pattern to share. As I normally just crochet these little cardigans without reference […]


Hand made – amelia dellow designs

Hand made – amelia dellow designs……….  Who is amelia dellow I hear you ask. amelia dellow was my gran on my mums side. When designing patterns and making our hand crafted items a lot of […]


Free Pattern – Easy Knit DK Bear

I’ve been meaning to publish this free pattern for an absolute age. If you wish to print this pattern click on the bear!! Knit in any DK yarn on 3.5mm needles. Description: Medium size bear […]


e- Tea party invite

Thank you Black Cat Originals for inviting me to your tea party.  I’m delighted to join you. No tea party can be complete without cake – Cupcakes that is, and of course knitted ones don’t […]


Book club read – well almost

Having been given Middlemarch to read for our February book – great a classic I thought, but it turned out not be my friends and mine cup of tea.  So after giving up reading we […]


Knit in Public Weekend 9-10th June 2012 (part of Knit in Public Week)

Knit in Public Week The Yarn Academy are pleased to announce that our event for the Worldwide Knit in Public week (9th – 17th June, 2012) will take place over the weekend 9-10th June 2012. […]


Recently finished

I had a sample of Noro Silk Garden Sock Wool from my suppliers.  It was an underweight ball (which is probably why it was a sample) so I needed to knit something that wasn’t  too […]


Union Jack Bunting Pattern

I’ve finally finished the union jack pattern and have made it into bunting. Link: http://www.knittersneeds.co.uk/Patterns/Free-Patterns The third knit of the pattern came out a lot better.  The Union jack works better in fair isle style […]