A knitted birthday gift, or something to celebrate that time of year... These are quick links to knitting patterns, to knit something fitting for the occasion.

Little Knitted Christmas Tree

A little Christmas Tree Knitting Pattern, to start making your own collection of knitted Christmas Tree Decorations or small enough for a hair accessory!

1 Hour 30 Minutes Each Knitted Christmas Tree (as shown)

How to Knit a Christmas Tree!

Little Knitted Santa

Try a few little knitted festive things to spread the Christmas cheer. Pop these on the tree, cheer up an old stocking, or make little Christmas knitted hairbands.

1 Hour 10 Minutes Each Knitted Santa

How to Knit a Santa!

Rodney Knitted Reindeer

This daddy reindeer stands independently, and would therefore go nicely on a mantelpiece or sideboard. Or even make a nice decorative Christmas table centrepiece!

6 Hours 30 minutes Each Knitted Reindeer

How to Knit a Reindeer!

Sidney Knitted Snowman

Spread the Christmas cheer with these little cheery chappies. Pop them on the tree, cheer up an old stocking, or make little Christmas knitted hairbands.

1 Hour 5 Minutes Each Knitted Snowman

How to Knit a Snowman!

Little Knitted Angels

Try a bit of festive knitting and make one of these little beauties. Pop these on the tree, cheer up an old stocking, or make little Christmas knitted hairbands. Spread the Christmas cheer!

1 Hour 20 Minutes Each Knitted Angel

How to Knit an Angel!

Rodney Knitted Reindeer

A quick little knitted reindeer to spread the Christmas cheer. Pop these on the tree, cheer up an old stocking, or make little Christmas knitted hairbands.

1 Hour 45 minutes Each Knitted Reindeer

How to Knit a Reindeer!

Medium Knitted Christmas Trees!

A medium-sized Christmas Tree Knitting Pattern, to start making your own collection of knitted Christmas Tree Decorations!

2 Hours 40 Minutes Each Knitted Christmas Tree (as shown)

How to Knit a Christmas Tree!

Knitted Bunting!

Happy Birthday to the Queen! Part of any typical British party, add a special touch to your garden or doorway for a birthday, garden party or other celebration, with this bunting knitting pattern.

1 Hour 10 minutes (each Knitted Bunting Triangle)

How to Knit Bunting!

Lest We Forget

Inspired by The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, three unique patterns for a poppy with a bit of a difference. Wear for remembrance day or use as an accessory.

1 Hour Each Knitted Poppy (as shown)

How to Knit a Poppy!

Fangtastic Knitted Spider!

Great Halloween activity for children! Get them to have a go at knitting a leg, or help design a spider face; great for inspiration as well as a fun challenge for them. Red eyes, extra fangs, or just a happy smiley spider!

1 Hour 40 minutes Each Knitted Spider

How to Knit a Spider!

Fangtastic Knitted Bat!

Great Halloween activity for children! Get them to have a go at knitting a wing, or help design a bat face; great for inspiration as well as a fun challenge for them. Red eyes, extra fangs, or a just a happy flappy bat!

1 Hour 40 minutes Each Knitted Bat

How to Knit a Bat!

Children in Need Knitting

Show your support for the BBC Children In Need Appeal, and squeeze in time to knit a couple of little knitted Pudsey Bears. Make some little bear-bands or use as an accessory for bags or other belongings!

1 Hour 25 Minutes Each Each Knitted Bear

How to Knit a Pudsey!

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Let's celebrate good old St Patrick! Knitting a shamrock can help decorate a fun hat or t-shirt to get into the spirit. After you've finished, I think you can say you've earned your tipple, cheers!

2 Hours 20 minutes Each Knitted Shamrock (as shown)

How to Knit a Shamrock!

Christening Craft!

With a friend having her baby christened, I wanted to give a nice little something that was handmade and unique. I thought this would make a nice little keepsake to hang on the door, drawer or a toy box.

2 Hours 30 Minutes Each Knitted Plaque (add extra for detailing)

How to Knit a Name Plaque!

Spring Knitted Ice Creams

Something to add to a play kitchen or toy picnic set, or a knitted gift for your ice-cream-lover friend. Amend the yarn colour to choose your ice cream flavour and add a couple of toppings to make your knitted ice cream the perfect unique gift.

2 Hours Each Knitted Ice Cream (as shown above right)

How to Knit an Ice Cream!

Birthday Cake Creations!

With my daughter Ellie turning 3 years old, I wanted to make her a little keepsake present. She loves playing tea-sets with her toy kitchen and so I felt a cake would integrate nicely. And to be honest, who doesn't like cake!

2 Hours 40 minutes Each Knitted Cupcake

How to Knit a Birthday Cupcake!

Time for Knitting Easter Eggs!

Celebrate Easter by knitting some of your own little Easter eggs. This egg knitting pattern shows various designs and also ideas on how you can make these into a nice little handmade Easter gift. How about some brightly coloured ones to help with learning colours or counting?

1 Hour Each Knitted Egg

How to Knit an Egg!

Knitted Easter Baskets

Something to carry all the chocolate around in, or to store your knitted Easter eggs. However, these knitted baskets can be used long after Easter for all sorts of bits and bobs.

3 Hours 30 minutes Each Knitted Basket

How to Knit a Basket!

Accessorising Easter

Buying an Easter bunny or chick is a great alternative to yet more chocolate, and you could even get one with the aim of adding your own finishing touch to it, to make it a special gift. Or just decorate one of your old favourite friends!

How about adding these knitted bows to the handle of an Easter basket?

From 1 Hour 20 Minutes Each Knitted Bow

How to Knit a Bow!

Happy Mothers' Day!

A springtime favourite! I gave this to my mum for Mothers' Day, but it would be great for cheering someone up or showing your support for the Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal. This daffodil knitting pattern also has details of variations to halve the time taken than this one shown.

6 Hours 30 minutes Each Knitted Daffodil

How to Knit a Daffodil!

Red Nose Day Knitting

Raising money to support vulnerable people and communities in the UK and abroad. This year, however, has seen more people opting for a more environmentally friendly option to the traditional red nose, instead of single-use plastic. And of course knitting a red-nose is a fantastic alternative!

2 Hours 20 Minutes Each Knitted Red Nose

How to Knit a Red Nose!

Welcome to the World Little One!

This space scene picture knitting pattern was made to say welcome to the world to my new nephew. A nice little keepsake that can also be used to help children with learning colours, geometric shapes, and also counting stars.

5 Hours 15 Minutes Each Knitted Picture

How to Knit a Space Scene Picture!

Happy 11th Wedding Anniversary!

With steel being the symbol for the 11th wedding anniversary, I opted for a stainless steel bucket and designed a cover. With this fitted cover knitting pattern you can find any old bucket/flask/plant pot and be shown how you can make your own knitted cover - the exact size to fit.

1 Hour 50 minutes Each Knitted Cover

How to Knit a Fitted Cover!

Halloween Knitted Pumpkins!

Help the kiddies get creative with helping to design a pumpkin. This Harry Potter Pumpkin design, or the simple 'scary' variety also comes with a chain to keep things a little more spooky.

2 Hours 30 minutes Each Knitted Pumpkin

How to Knit a Pumpkin!

Halloween Knitted Devil Horns!

Give an old headband a new lease of life and scrabble together a last-minute homemade Halloween costume, with this quick Halloween knitting pattern. Some Knitted devil horns to make even the cutest little devil ready for the occasion!

2 Hours 15 minutes Each Knitted Devil Horn Headband

How to Knit Devil Horns!

Wondering where you can fit in the time?

Often it's about making time, and if you really want to do it there is always a way. However, even with work, household jobs and children's busy schedules, here's how you can squeeze in that half an hour. (Opens in new tab...)

Here is some more encouragement!

"Don't just think about the destination, enjoy the journey." Read more on how knitting itself is great in a lot of ways. (Opens in new tab...)

I aim to have a new pattern up on the website every few weeks (children and their busy schedules permitting!) and I'll let you know as soon as the next one is up and ready to go...

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