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Knitted Christmas Decorations

I confess, I always struggle getting my act together for Christmas (or Cmismas, as my toddler calls it). I know people start their Christmas knitting in the summer (or even work on it all year round) but I just can’t manage that. The popularity of last year’s post on quick last minute...

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Halloween Knitting Patterns

Halloween is just around the corner. With it’s dressing up and decorations, it’s vibrant colours and silliness, it’s a holiday that combines just perfectly with knitting. Let’s have a look at a bunch of Halloween related knitting patterns. Pumpkins What’s Halloween without a few pumpkins. Not Halloween, that’s for sure!...

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Harry Potter Knitting Patterns

Harry Potter and knitting are a match made in heaven. After all, there’s plenty of knitting references in the Harry Potter books. And there’s plenty more mentions of knitted garments, including hats, socks, scarfs, and of course, the famous Christmas jumpers (sweaters) made by Mrs. Weasly. Mind you, I would argue that you...

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Star Wars Knitting Patterns

There’s a surprising amount of Star Wars themed knitting patterns out there. Really, there’s a lot. Then again, maybe it’s not so surprising as a lot of knitters do seem to be on the geekier side of the spectrum. We’ve recently been watching all of the Star Wars films with our...

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What to knit – Hot on the needles in July

It is hot hot hot out there (by Irish standards at least) but don’t let that stop you from knitting. I’m mostly doing lace at the moment, working on my own shawl but also already plotting and swatching for my next project. I’ve also got a lovely ball of Lang...

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Hot on the Needles – What to knit in May 2014

We’re due another look at what knitters around the world are working on right now. In May 2014, there’s form fitting sweaters, holey scarfs and socks for happy feet. Don’t forget you can follow my Hot Knitting Patterns pinterest board to get (more or less) daily updates on what the hottest...

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Knit a bunny for Easter (or some chicks, eggs, flowers or leaves)

Less then two weeks ’till Easter Sunday now (which, incidentally, also happens to be my birthday this year!). Aside from a religious holiday, to me, Easter has always been a celebration of Spring as well. One way or another, it’s a celebration of (new) life. For that reason, I feel...

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St. Patrick’s Day knitting

Monday is St. Patrick’s day. It’s Ireland’s national holiday, so we all get a day off, watch the parades, enjoy a bit of family time, and maybe have a drink or two. Of course, Paddy’s day (no, not Patty’s day) is celebrated the world over by the Irish community and anyone who...

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Dr Who Knitting Patterns

I only recently started watching some episodes for the first time I know, where have I been) while knitting the first two clues of the Follow Your Arrow Mystery KAL. I figured this would be a good time to explore what Dr Who knits are out there. For as long...