From the Bookcase: Knooking by Veronika Hug

se224

  You have probably heard of knitting and crochet but what about knooking? If you enjoy creativity with needles you will love to knook! Knooking by Veronika Hug is a book which shows you how to master this new technique and create the 19 fun projects within it. Veronika takes you through the very  basics Read More

Make It: Mini Knitted Bunny Toy

bunny 2

  This knitted bunny is small enough to fit into the palm of your hand and makes a great little gift in no time at all! Materials   Grey DK Yarn White DK Yarn Black DK Yarn (small amount) 4mm Knitting Needles Darning Needle Scissors Toy Stuffing Pom Pom Maker (small) Ribbon.     Instructions Read More

Boot Cuffs Knitting Pattern

IMG_4622

  Keep your feet warm with our easy, quick-to-make boot cuffs knitting pattern!   Materials 50g double knit yarn 4mm circular knitting needles Stitch marker Scissors Darning needle   Abbreviations: K – Knit P- Purl   Pattern Cast on 48sts (Small/Medium), 52sts (Large/XLarge) Place your marker and join in the round. Rows 1-10 K2, P2 (ribbing) Knit 14 Read More

Knitted Cowl Pattern

IMG_4329

  The secret to keeping warm is lots of layers, so layer up with our wonderfully warm cowl knitting pattern.   Materials Pair of 8mm circular needles Stitch markers Chunky yarn – For example Sirdar Big Softie x 4 (200g of yarn) Scissors Darning needle   Abbreviations K = Knit P = Purl M1 = Read More

From the Bookcase: Arm & Finger Knitting by Laura Strutt

arm and finger knitting

  Arm & Finger Knitting is designer and maker Laura Strutt’s newest offering to the crafting world. Forget needles – all you need are fingers and arms and you too can create any of the 35 fabulous projects packed into this book! Opening with an encouraging welcome from Laura, she then goes on to cover Read More

Infinity Scarf Knitting Pattern

infinity scarf knitting pattern

  Using chunky wool will keep you as snug as a bug in this fabulous infinity scarf. It knits up fast too!   Materials: 2 skeins of chunky yarn (Hayfield Bonus Chunky or Rowan Big Wool) Knitting needles – 8mm circular needles Scissors Darning needle   Pattern: Using the 8mm circular needles and the chunky yarn Read More

Knitted Bobble Hat Pattern

IMG_5070

Using chunky wool will ensure your bobble hat is knitted up in no time at all! Materials Chunky yarn in Grey (Hayfield Bonus Chunky or similar) Circular knitting needles 8mm White chunky yarn (Sirdar Snowflake/Sirdar Big Softie or similar) Large Clover Pom Pom Maker (3 – 3/8in) Scissors Darning needle   Instructions: With 8mm circular Read More

Crafts We Love: Top 5 Crafts To Try This Week

Get Crafty Crochet Hot Water Bottle Kit - Hobbycraft

  Each week we will be bringing you a selection of our pick of the crafts. From knitting to crochet, sewing to quilting, paper crafts to decoupage and more, there are a whole host of new projects just waiting to be discovered! After all, you can’t have too many projects on the go at once, Read More