Striped wrist warmers free knitting pattern

Whether you are new to knitting, or in the mood for a fast and easy knitting project, a pair of wrist warmers is a lovely and satisfying garment to knit. Whilst some wrist warmers are knit in the round, the easiest way is to knit them flat – simply craft up a rectangle and sew […]

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Ideas for Knitted Christmas Cards – plus free knitting pattern!

Well winter is just about properly set in now, and if you are a crafter you are probably thinking about making a start on your hand made Christmas and Holiday cards. I knit the little hat for the Christmas card shown in the main photo a few months ago. Christmas in July? Yes, when you […]

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The Best Free Missoni Scarf Inspired Knitting Patterns

Any fan of knitting and knitwear will no doubt have spent some time swooning over the stunning colours and patterns found on the fabrics and scarves of Italian designer, Missoni. Most famous for colourful, striped zigzags and chevrons, Missoni clothes are timeless and ever fashionable. Missoni scarves are the perfect way to add flair and […]

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Easy Super Chunky Boot Cuffs Knitting Pattern 

Now that the weather is getting colder, we are all digging out our favourite boots and winter shoes. Our cold weather footwear can be even cosier if we add a pair of soft and snuggly knitted boot cuffs. Boot cuffs are a super knitting project for using up yarn leftovers, and they make a terrific […]

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How to knit a gradual colour change effect using two strands held together

Knitting with two strands of yarn held together creates a wonderful, marbled effect to your projects. Using one strand each of two different colours means that no one colour will be dominant and is a really simple way to give your work a wow effect. This article will explain how to knit with two strands […]

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