Sunday, 16 September 2012

Autumn Leaves Selection

The nights are drawing in...the leaves on the trees are changing colour...there's knitting to be done...here's a selection of leaf inspired patterns from around the web to keep you busy on autumn evenings.




 Leftie by Martina Behm



 Attic 24 Happy Flower Decoration


 Pattern & image © 2012 Avril Lang
 
 knitting pattern is free via Knitty

Friday, 14 September 2012

Croft House

Looking out across a loch, surrounded by mountains is a little croft house with a red roof. This knitting pattern was inspired by that house which is located on the Applecross Peninsular, West Coast of Scotland. Make this knitted croft house as a child’s toy or add extra weight and use as a bookend 

Available as a Automatic PDF Download.
£2.50


The pattern prints out over 7 pages and includes detailed instructions throughout to complete this project.

Yarn Suggestions
1 ball 50g Stylecraft Kon-Tiki Cotton DK in Ivory.
1 ball 50g Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino #340700.
1 ball 50g Stylecraft Kon-tiki Cotton DK in Slate.

Needles
Pair of 3 1/4 mm (US 3) knitting needles
Two double pointed 3 1/4 mm (US 3) knitting needles.

Size
Approximately 19cm high x 10cm deep x 20cm wide (71/2 ins x 4 ins x 8 ins).

Knitting Skills Required to make;
Cast on, cast off, knit stitch, purl stitch, knit two stitches together, pass stitch over, make stitches using backward loop method, working with changes of colour.

The mini version of this knitted Croft House is available as a separate knitting pattern - details here.

Text and Graphics © Hand Knitted Things 2011
This pattern is for personal, noncommercial use.
It may not be sold in full or in part, and products made using this pattern may not be sold.

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Casual Mustard

Hand Knitted Things has been included in this lovely autumn treasury on Etsy...here.