Shingle Hat

It's only taken me a year, but I've published another pattern. I'd like to introduce the Shingle Hat. I'm offering a 20% discount until the end of August; the discount is applied automatically, no need for a discount code. The sample in the photo was knit in Sinaya DK from Third Vault Yarns. The pattern … Continue reading Shingle Hat

Chasing Waves

Does one knitting pattern a designer make? I'd hesitate to call myself aΒ designer, but I have published a knitting pattern on Ravelry, Chasing Waves. I released it on Saturday morning and almost fell off my chair when the first sale notification came through in less than an hour. I was glued to my PC for … Continue reading Chasing Waves

User Error

Christine, aka Winwick Mum, recently published a free pattern for Split Mittens. I thought these were a great idea and I really wanted to make myself a pair. My only problem was that I had no spare chunky wool and I have put myself on a yarn diet. I was toying with the idea of … Continue reading User Error

42 Is The Answer

According to Douglas Adams, 42 is the answer to "... the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything". This simple garter stitch scarf has 42 points, so designer, Martina Behm, called her scarf Hitchhiker. My eye has passed over this pattern many times, (it's perfect for variegated yarn - we all love them, buy … Continue reading 42 Is The Answer

Crocodile Gloves

Jamie was admiring some crocodile stitch fingerless gloves on Etsy. It's not a stitch I've done before so I went pattern hunting on Ravelry. Sure enough, someone has written a pattern for them. The pattern I found was for aran weight yarn, but as Jamie has tiny hands I reckoned that if I did them … Continue reading Crocodile Gloves