The sight of these cute creatures will warm the cockles of hearts young and old. Simplicity is the key to their shy charm, using knit and purl stitches and clever shaping that anyone can accomplish with ease. This trio would make a dreamy mobile for a nursery or exciting puppets on strings!Download Pattern >>
Slip stitch colourwork is one of those techniques that looks really impressive but is actually dead simple to do! You’re effectively working in two-row stripes and are just reintroducing colours into your row by slipping certain stitches without knitting them. This cotton and acrylic cotton blend yarn is a perfect choice as it’s soft and snuggly, and being a worsted weight, it knits up quickly too! Make sure you check out the Hobium Yarns La Mia Baby Cotton.Download Pattern >>
Leap into summer with our knitted frog! In Roman times, frogs were considered lucky and were believed to bring good fortune to people’s homes, so this froggy would make a lovely housewarming gift. Donning his favourite onesie in bright colours, this little companion is sure to brighten up your loved one’s day and leave them smiling. Using just basic stitches, you’ll have this project whipped up in no time!Download Pattern >>
Transport yourself to a summertime camping trip with Dawn Finney's intarsia cushion. Warm marshmallows roasting on the fire, the sound of birds singing in the trees... is there anything better? This pattern is great if you’re looking to practise the intarsia colourwork technique, just make sure you check out our Great Advice first.Download Pattern >>
Bandit and Lucy are beautiful, eager-for-a-cuddle puppies that positively bounced at the sight of these dapper neckerchiefs. Our designer Dawn Finney has given you the option of paw print intarsia or simpler stripes, so the choice is yours! The paw print is created using separate lengths of yarn, but if you prefer you can use the main ball for all the pattern sections.Download Pattern >>
We’ve all been going completely bananas over Sachiyo Ishii's playful and cheerful pattern. This adorable little companion will be the perfect gift idea on a special occasion and will undoubtedly leave your loved ones smiling. Why not refine your skills by trying a spot of intarsia while making a special gesture for someone? Now, stop
monkeying around, grab your yarns and get knitting!
We’ve got Nicola Valiji to thank for these awesome toys that anyone will enjoy making and soaring through the air! Just the right size to tuck into a bag, these planes make ideal travelling companions. They use just basic stitches, so you’re sure to have them whipped up in no time. Keep all of the elements symmetrical to give these aeroplanes a smart and coordinated livery.Download Pattern >>
We hope you love our party accessory! The basic shape is the same for each flag, and includes eyelets for threading, but be sure to check out the intarsia charts at the end of the pattern. If you’re not quite ready to give intarsia a go, just follow the charts to add the exotic motifs with duplicate stitches instead.Download Pattern >>
Okay, we don’t actually recommend eating Dawn Finney's tasty-looking project, but they sure are good to look at. Knit up a batch of these for children and they’ll love hosting a make-believe tea party – 0% sugar, 100% fun! To get a neat and seamless join when sewing them up, make sure you check out our Great Advice panel for some top tips.Download Pattern >>
These adorable cuties made by the one and only Nicola Valiji couldn’t be more perfect for Easter. Once you’ve finished the simpler characters, move on to the stripy egg and master using fluffy yarn with the unhatched chick. You’ll be a knitting whizz before you know it. Did you know chickens outnumber humans three to one? That’ll be
even more after you’ve completed this fun pattern!