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Knitting patterns

Cerys Hexagon Blanket

Cerys Hexagon Blanket

By Suzie Blackman, 28 March 2013

A rectangular blanket formed of hexagon shapes with seamless, modular construction. The blanket has with garter stitch edging and can be worked in a choice of yarn weights.

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Nordic ski sweater hot water bottle cover

Nordic ski sweater hot water bottle cover

By Suzie Blackman, 11 March 2012

A fairisle hot water bottle cover, based on a traditional Norwegian sweater design.

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Aduki Hat

Aduki Hat

By Suzie Blackman, 14 February 2010

A slouchy, garter stitch hat in an easy, two-colour stripe and slip-stitch pattern. Suitable for novice knitters familiar with knit and purl.

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Odds & Ends Scarf

Odds & Ends Scarf

By Suzie Blackman, 13 January 2010

Designed with beginners in mind, this simple, fun scarf is worked in a variety of easy, reversible stitches in either DK, aran or chunky weight yarn.

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iPhone Cosy

Free pattern: iPhone Cosy

By Suzie Blackman, 22 June 2009

An iPhone cover in 4 ply / sock yarn, knitted in the round in a textured stitch.

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Baby Wrap-Cardigan

Free pattern: Baby Wrap-Cardigan

By Suzie Blackman, 4 January 2009

A seamless baby wrap-style cardigan with contrast edging in DK weight cotton, fastened with buttons and hidden press-stud. The body is knitted in one piece with the sleeves knitted onto the armholes in-the-round to minimise uncomfortable seams.

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Staggered Rib Scarf

Free pattern: Staggered Rib Scarf

By Suzie Blackman, 23 November 2008

A cosy, chunky-weight, unisex scarf in a reversible, diagonal rib pattern. The stitch pattern is quick-to-knit and simple enough for a beginner, although it requires a bit of concentration.

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Ruffle Lace Scarf

Free pattern: Ruffle Lace Scarf

By Suzie Blackman, 5 November 2008

Wrap up warm in this soft, girly scarf in medium-weight mohair. The scarf is knitted lengthways in purl ridges, with ruffles are created using simple yarn-over increases.

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Dream Shrug

Free pattern: Dream Shrug

By Suzie Blackman, 12 October 2008

A lacy mohair shrug with elbow-length sleeves and deep ribbing. The simple ripple pattern makes the most of colour-change yarn. Suitable for novice knitters who want to tackle new skills, this is a great introduction to knitting lace and working in the round.

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Stash-buster cushion

Free pattern: Stash-buster cushion

By Suzie Blackman, 6 October 2008

This is a great way to use up aran-weight leftovers from other projects. Each coloured row used no more than 5g of yarn. The front of the cushion cover is knitted in an slip-stitch pattern which is easy and fun. Instructions are given for a fabric back with zip fastening.

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