Category Archives: Pattern

Crochet scrap blanket recipe

As this is all rather rushed and still a work in progress these instructions for the crochet blanket will be in the form of a recipe rather than a detailed pattern like I would normally provide. The crochet blanket is … Continue reading

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Free Hat Pattern -3 Minute Millie

Ok so you can’t actually knit this hat in 3 minutes but if I can walk 5.5 miles to buy the wool, design the pattern, knit the hat and look after 2 demanding toddlers all within the space of a … Continue reading

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Saddleworth Cowl – pattern release

I actually started designing this cowl whilst I was still pregnant with my youngest daughter, we will just gloss over the fact that she is now 18 months old. At that time I was in the middle of a love … Continue reading

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Pine Forest Slouch Hat – Free Pattern

After making my Criccieth mitts last year I decided I really needed a hat to co-ordinate with them so I came up with the pattern for this hat. It has just enough slouch in it for comfort but not so … Continue reading

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Twisted Poncho Pattern

Having been born in the 1970s and done the majority of my growing up in the 1980s I am rather partial to a poncho. If I am being entirely honest the ones that really appeal are those made from multi … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – have a free fingerless mitts pattern to celebrate!

Criccieth Mitts: Yarn: Colinette Jitterbug 400 (or equivalent 4 ply/ fingering weight yarn), 150g/ 360m* Hook: 3.5mm Tension: 12 sts and 14 rows to 2 inches in double crochet. Notions: 10 x 1/2″ buttons of your choice. Please note: UK … Continue reading

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An exercise in pattern writing part 2 – crochet shawl

Crescent Shawl. Hook: 4.5mm hook Yarn: 4ply/ fingering weight yarn, 250g/ 1,200m Tension: 6 rows x 16 sts = 4 inches working trebles. UK crochet terms are used throughout. <img src="http://themanyknitsofnadine Chain 8 Row 1: Starting with the 4th chain … Continue reading

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