New Knitting Pattern: Animal Balls

A while back I talked about making Christmas decorations, well this is what that idea turned into! I wanted something cute that I could hang on my tree, but also something that didn’t necessarily have to be just for Christmas. The Animal Balls pattern includes instructions for all five of the animals, a sheep, hedgehog,[…]

Alpinia Cardigan Revisited

The Alpinia cardigan is one of my most popular patterns, because I’ve recently received a few emails regarding which size should someone make I’ve updated the pattern with some additional information. The pattern now includes a wider range of sizes and has more accurate finished bust measurements, there is also an improved schematic included. Alpinia[…]

Indie Design Gift-a-Long: My Favourite Shawls, Scarfs and Cowls

The discount period may be over now for the GAL, but the knit-a-long doesn’t end until the 31st of December so I’m still picking out loads of great patterns. I absolutely love shawls and scarfs so choosing just a few favourites is really really difficult but here they are, I’ve had to be extremely strict[…]

An Interview with Christina Loman

As part of the Indie Gift-a-Long I get to chat with some great designers, today it is Christina Loman, you can see all of her designs on ravelry,  (2o of them are eligible for the GAL 25% discount) and she blogs at feel good knitting.  Would you like to win one of Christina’s patterns? She[…]

Indie Designer Gift-a-Long: starting tomorrow!

So have you heard about the Indie Designer gift-a-long over on Ravelry? It’s a 2 month long KAL / CAL using patterns from 293 independent knit and crochet designer from 21 different countries around the world. And the best thing is that each of these designers are offering from 4 to 20 patterns with a[…]