Knitting Patterns

Knit and natter (Aug 2015)

Tea Cosies It has been a while since I wrote anything for the Grapevine but I have been busy with my own knitting. I design and knit tea cosies which I sell locally and this has led to some commissions. Firstly, I knitted a canal themed teacosy for a couple who live on a narrowboat; [...]

By | 2015-08-05T10:59:30+00:00 August 5th, 2015|Knitting Patterns|

Knit and natter (June 2015)

Cotton Bunting When I put the first tentative notice in the Grapevine announcing the Knit and Natter group, I was hoping for maybe three or four people to turn up and that we would have a lovely time knitting and nattering but that it would all fizzle out within a few months. The first week, [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:10+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Knitting Patterns|

Calling all knitters to join in The Big Knit

Are you a knitter or do you know one? We need your help to raise money for local older people. Age UK Leicestershire & Rutland is calling for all knitters to join in The Big Knit this year to raise much-needed funds to help keep local older people warm and healthy this coming winter. Last [...]

By | 2015-03-22T14:22:14+00:00 March 21st, 2015|AgeUK, General news, Knitting Patterns|

Knit and natter (March 2015)

Knitted Teddy This month I have chosen a pattern for a knitted Teddy Bear in three sizes. My mum knitted a lot of these when the children were small, not only for my two but also for her other grandchildren. She knitted all three sizes and put them in matching scarves to make families. Try doing [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:19+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Knitting Patterns|

Knit and natter (Feb 2015)

Knitted Purse This pattern for a knitted purse comes courtesy of Operation Christmas Child and is popular with us Knit and Natterers as not only do we knit lots of them for Christmas Shoeboxes but also it uses up those oddments of yarn that are not big enough for anything else. They can be filled [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:22+00:00 January 29th, 2015|Knitting Patterns|

Knit and natter (Jan 2015)

Beanie Hat For this month’s pattern I have chosen a warm, cosy Beanie Hat with a curled brim and hidden slightly tighter band that helps it stay on. I used Pure Merino wool as it is soft and machine washable, but any Double Knitting yarn will be OK. For this hat, you will need: DK [...]

By | 2017-12-30T19:31:23+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Knitting Patterns|