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The Long Slow Process of Updating Patterns

I've been putting off a thorough re-design of my patterns for some time, I put new covers on a while ago, but I knew more was needed. A lot of patterns have way too many pages, so I've opted for a 2-column design, the free patterns no longer have a cover so the pattern starts… Continue reading The Long Slow Process of Updating Patterns

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Saturday Scraps – Double Knitting

I've been experimenting with double knitting, from one simple line of pattern, you can make so many things, purses, bags, soap holders, scarves...and more! In the above sample, I used two colours, changing every 2 rows. The second sample shows how you can turn the double knitting into a quick and easy purse. In both… Continue reading Saturday Scraps – Double Knitting

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Beaded Favour Gift Bag Knitting Pattern

Finally the sun has come out so I can take pictures of my new design, it's been so frustrating having to wait. I finished it not long after I wrote the post about usingΒ a ball of yarn and beads for something...well this is the something! The idea came from the paper favour gift bags that… Continue reading Beaded Favour Gift Bag Knitting Pattern

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Stripey Eyelets

For this pattern you will need to use DPN's, it's quick and simple, and I feel it would make a lovely shawl. Stripey Eyelets Abbreviations k – knit p – purl st/sts - stitch/stitches yo - yarn over ssk - slip 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, from the left needle to the right… Continue reading Stripey Eyelets

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Treillage – Cable & Lace Knitting pattern

It has oft been mentioned that I have an addiction to cables, much the same can be said about lace. Combine the two, absolute bliss πŸ™‚ Treillage Note, when I knitted the sample, I added 12 sts either side to show the pattern clearer. On Odd Rows: (k1, p11) before pattern, (p11, k1) after pattern… Continue reading Treillage – Cable & Lace Knitting pattern

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Tangled Briar Lace ‘n’ Cable Knitting Pattern

This pattern has kept me awake for several nights and has emerged nothing like I originally imagined! But I am, nonetheless, pleased with the finished pattern πŸ™‚ Tangled Briar Lace 'n' Cable Knitting Pattern Abbreviations k – knit p – purl st/sts - stitch/stitches yo - yarn over cn - cable needle sl - slip… Continue reading Tangled Briar Lace ‘n’ Cable Knitting Pattern