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List of free boot cuff knitting patterns (and how to design your own)

Wow there are a lot of people finding their way here looking for free boot cuff patterns. I love the ones I’ve made, they look and feel great and use … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

Austerity Christmas Continues

More handmade christmas tree decorations with a knitting theme.They’re all really easy to do! For the bauble just wrap some festive coloured yarn around a standard bauble until it’s all … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cwtch Up

I love Kauni yarn and this shawl/capelet is really snuggly. The pattern is available on Ravelry here. The small people are all in Australia so I have two months of … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Old Shale cowl free knitting pattern

Old Shale is a lovely stitch which should not be mistaken for Feather and Fan (see here for a great insight into that argument!) This simple cowl is a good … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · 8 Comments

Easy lace mesh scarf for beginners

Using DK weight yarn, 7mm needles and a simple two row pattern this scarf knits up quickly and cheaply and looks amazing. You will need a pair of 7mm needles … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 41 Comments

Really, really easy beginner knitting project (fingerless gloves or handwarmers)

Most people starting out in knitting very sensibly want to start out with something simple but functional. The old standby of a garter stitch scarf is OK but can be … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 12 Comments

Simple boot cuff knitted in the round

Simple boot cuff knitted in the round Simple boot cuff knitted in the round  For PDF version click the title above the picture, Using aran weight yarn and 4.5mm needles … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

Bunting for Madagascar!

This is what I’ve been working on for the past week ‘No sew bunting’ using up left over sock yarn (in my case stuff that I had more than enough … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 6 Comments

Crocodile Cushion Cover Free Cable Pattern

I’m much better with string and sticks than I am with computers, it’s taken me ages to get this file uploaded on here! This pattern is designed and written for … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Jayne Hat Tea Cozy (Cosy)

A very, very old pattern of mine from a previous blog This thing, bless it, is neither use nor ornament. The yarn is too thin to make a decent tea … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Xena Cabled Wristband Free Pattern

Materials needed Scrap of aran yarn (about 25g should do it) 4.5mm needles Cable needle (or if, like me, you always lose them whatever stick you have to hand) Wool … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Twitter Updates

Money raised for Madagascar from knitting pattern sales and knitterly type donations

£17.50 Read more about it HERE

No-Sew Bunting for Madagascar Projects (each project represents a little bit of help for the people of Madagascar)

Find the link to the blog post in the patterns index (above the OXKNIT header on this page)

Project count

Crocodile cushion cover

Jayne Cobb hat tea cosy

Xena Wristband

Simple Boot Cuff Knitted in the Round

Really, really easy beginner hand warmer

Easy lace mesh scarf for beginners

Old Shale Cowl

Cwtch Up