From the Bookcase: The Crafter’s Guide to Patterns – Jessica Swift

    Whether it’s papercrafts or fabric, furnishings or upholstery, you can unleash the creativity of your own pattern designs thanks to Jessica Swift’s book The Crafter’s Guide to Patterns. Beginning with a section on planning your patterns, the first few chapters cover issues such as sourcing your inspiration, a guide to colour, and an explanation […]

Christmas Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern

  This lovely stripey woolly hat pattern covers child and adult sizes. Make your own today!   Materials 4mm circular knitting needles 50g double knit yarn in red 50g double knit yarn in white Stitch marker Scissors Darning needle Abbreviations K = Knit K2TOG – Knit two stitches together.   Pattern Cast on 80 (adult size) for […]