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

Time for Easter Eggs!

Sunday 21st April 2019

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 Egg)

How to Knit an Egg!

Easter Baskets

Sunday 21st April 2019

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

3 Hours 30 minutes

How to Knit a Basket!

Happy Mothers' Day!

Sunday 31st March 2019

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 March 2019. This daffodil knitting pattern also has details of variations to halve the time taken than this one shown.

6 Hours 30 minutes (as shown)

How to Knit a Daffodil!

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Sunday 17th March 2019

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 (as shown)

How to Knit a Shamrock!

Little Santa

Tuesday 25th December 2018

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

How to Knit a Santa!

Rodney Reindeer

Tuesday 25th December 2018

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

How to Knit a Reindeer!

Sidney Snowman

Tuesday 25th December 2018

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 5 Minutes Each

How to Knit a Snowman!

Little Angels

Tuesday 25th December 2018

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 20 Minutes

How to Knit an Angel!

Rodney Reindeer

Tuesday 25th December 2018

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 45 minutes

How to Knit a Reindeer!

Children in Need

Friday 15th November 2018

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

1 Hour 25 Minutes Each

How to Knit a Pudsey!

Lest We Forget

Sunday 11th November 2018

Inspired by The Poppy Appeal 2018, I have popped up a few patterns for a poppy with a bit of a difference. Wear for remembrance day or use as an accessory.

1 Hour (Each as shown)

How to Knit a Poppy!

Fangtastic Bat!

Wednesday 31st October 2018

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

How to Knit a Bat!

Fangtastic Spider!

Wednesday 31st October 2018

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 a just a happy smiley spider!

1 Hour 40 minutes

How to Knit a Spider!

Halloween Pumpkins!

Wednesday 31st October 2018

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

How to Knit a Pumpkin!

Birthday Cake Creations!

Sunday 23rd September 2018

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

How to Knit a Birthday Cupcake!

Welcome to the World Little One!

Monday 30th July 2018

This space scene picture knitting pattern was made to welcome to the world 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

How to Knit a Space Scene Picture!

Happy 11th Wedding Anniversary!

Friday 13th July 2018

With steel the symbol for anniversary no.11, 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 Hours 50 minutes (each cover)

How to Knit a Fitted Cover!

Knitted Bunting!

Saturday 21st April 2018

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 Hours 10 minutes (each triangle)

How to Knit Bunting!

Christening Craft!

Monday 2nd April 2018

With a friend having 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 (add extra for detailing)

How to Knit a Name Plaque!

Easter Baskets

Sunday 1st April 2018

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

3 Hours 30 minutes

How to Knit a Basket!

Accessorising Easter

Sunday 1st April 2018

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?

How to Knit a Bow!

Time for Easter Eggs!

Sunday 1st April 2018

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 Egg)

How to Knit an Egg!

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Saturday 17th March 2018

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 (as shown)

How to Knit a Shamrock!

Happy Mothers' Day!

Sunday 11th March 2018

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 March 2018. This daffodil knitting pattern also has details of variations to halve the time taken than this one shown.

6 Hours 30 minutes (as shown)

How to Knit a Daffodil!

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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