Stash Busting Toddler Raglan Hoodie

Stash Busting Toddler Raglan Hoodie

Free knitting patterns

Knitters are an innovative bunch. We’re also hoarders. Yes, we are, you know it’s true. But what a great combination that can be. Nicole Ratcliff took the basic Toddler Raglan Hoodie pattern, and modified it to invent a whole new project.

Knitting Bookmarks

Knitting Bookmarks

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So you’ve knit the washcloth, the scarf, the blanket, and you’re wondering, what else can be done with the humble knitted rectangle? Why not a bookmark? Knitting bookmarks is super quick and easy. The take very little yarn, about 20 yards will do it. And a knitted bookmark is a lovely gift for that book … Read More

Hurrah! Free Cowl Knitting Pattern Spreads

Hurrah! Free Cowl Knitting Pattern Spreads

Free knitting patterns

I was searching for free knitting patterns for cowls for an article yesterday, and almost forgot my own Canaletto Cowl! Durr. And then I remembered that I wanted to share this Canaletto Cowl by Ravelry user cchugg. I love the colours in her photos, an ultimate spring palette, with the sunshine yellow and robin’s egg … Read More

Knitting for Babies

Knitting for Babies

Free knitting patterns

It’s already past 10:30 am, and what have I been doing all morning? Trolling the web for free baby knitting patterns.  I wanted to write a quick article on good places to look for free knitting patterns for babies, and have become trapped in the cuteness of it all.

New FREE pattern: Fitzgerald Scarf

New FREE pattern: Fitzgerald Scarf

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A new free knitting pattern is available in the pattern shop. The Fitzgerald Scarf is an ideal project for the beginner knitter who’s adding new techniques to their toolbox. A basic wide rib pattern is punctuated by slip-stitch cables, which frame garter stitch ovals. The easy-to-work stitch pattern is also reversible, a good feature in … Read More

Coming soon: Free Cowl pattern

Coming soon: Free Cowl pattern

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To practice my Norwegian Purling, I wanted my next free knitting pattern to have long rows, and a little bit of moss (seed) stitch. So a simple, textured, opulent double-length cowl in my new stash of Diamond Yarns Cairo. The ropey texture of the yarn suits the texture, and the cool cotton will be lovely … Read More

Fitzgerald Scarf Propagates

Fitzgerald Scarf Propagates

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It’s delightful when I log in to Ravelry, and see that someone has uploaded a photo of something they made with a Tricksy Knitter pattern. I usually make a lot of squealing noises because I just dig the whole thing so much. What did we do before the Internet?