Patterns for Knitting & Crochet

  • Simple Gifts Day 30 - Ash Mittens

    • October 30, 2014

    Knit faster, winter is coming!  Or, just knit smarter - and make these quick bulky mittens to warm the hands of someone you love. Ash, by Kim Hargreaves, is a free downloadable pattern from Rowan.  These mittens are knit flat on big needles and then seamed up the side, no DPNs or magic …

  • Simple Gifts Day 29 - Corker Boot Socks

    • October 29, 2014

    Handknit socks are the best, and handknit socks made in a chunky yarn make great gifts! Corker, by Brenda York, is a $6.00 pattern available for download from Ravelry - or you can stop by the shop and purchase it through us.  A long cabled leg flows into a traditional heel flap, with the …

  • Simple Gifts Day 28 - Washcloth Trio

    • October 28, 2014

    Knitted washcloths are such a luxury, and these three are no exception! Spa Day Facecloth, Handmade Washcloth and Flying Geese Dishcloth are all free patterns available to download from Ravelry.  Our samples were worked in Rowan Softknit Cotton, colors 586 (Silver) and 582 ( …

  • Simple Gifts Day 27 - Cloisonée Mittens

    • October 27, 2014

    With three sizes and two cuff options in a very simple colorwork pattern, these mittens can be personalized to suit anyone. Cloisonée, by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, is a $5.00 pattern available to download from Ravelry - or if you're local, you can stop by the shop and purchase it through us. …

  • Simple Gifts Day 26 - Gansey Wristers

    • October 26, 2014

    Riddle of the day: what do you get when you cross textured stitches and a beautiful hand-dyed yarn?  An elegant pair of long fingerless mitts! Gansey Wristers, by Kalliopi Aronis, is a free pattern available to download from Ravelry.  The pattern is charted and includes reversed charts …

  • Simple Gifts Day 24 - Random Dress Set

    • October 24, 2014

    If you have a doll lover on your gift list, today's project is for you! Random Dress Set, by Jacqueline Gibb, is available for £2.00 GBP (~$3.30) from Ravelry.  It's a great value - it includes this dress and purse, as well as a cardigan, hat, and even little shoes with knitted in …

  • Simple Gifts Day 23 - Scroll Wine Cozy

    • October 23, 2014

    How can you make a special bottle of wine into an even more special gift?  Dress it up in this lacy wine cozy! Scroll Wine Cozy, by Joanna Roye, is a free pattern available to download from Ravelry.  Our sample used less than a skein of Berroco Folio, in color 4557, Blue Lakes.   …