Crochet stitches and symbols

Crochet stitches and symbols

I know I only write knitting patterns, I can crochet as well.  I found this link tonight and thought it was really good for crochet beginners and experienced crocheters who want to work from a chart and don’t understand the symbols....
Dobbie Hat

Dobbie Hat

I was asked before Christmas 2015 to make a Dobbie hat by a friend.  It was going to be for her husband.  It has taken me over a year to get round to making it. The Dobbie….. One-eyed Dobbie hat Posted by Knits R Us on Saturday, 7 January 2017 The finished...
Ebay – Knits_r_us a year on

Ebay – Knits_r_us a year on

Don’t you just love it when you get positive feedback.  Its makes all the hours designing unqiue patterns worth it.  My ebay knits_r_us shop is nearly at 900 feedback With positive comments A HUGE thanks to all my customers – I only write knitting patterns...
Pinterest

Pinterest

Do you like to see other knitters knitting, new designs, knitting patterns, wool etc Have you had a look at Pinterest? You can build your own pin boards and follow other peoples boards. You can have a look at my Knits-r-us board as well as my other Pinterst boards....

Huge crochet hook!!

I have been playing around with recyling things lately. Contemporary Crafts I have found a huge crocheting hook and have been given some rug wool – I thought I might try crocheting a rug with it – while I make some huge knitting needle to play with. I will...
Knitter Nans Frog Hats

Knitter Nans Frog Hats

Knitter Nan purchased my Frog Hat for her grand-daughters. Here are images of the finished hats – they look lovely in their hats and sure look like they love them. Knitter Nan made 3 hats the same BUT cleverly made the insides different so they all knew their...
Batman Hat – Christmas 2013

Batman Hat – Christmas 2013

I was asked to make a Batman hat.  I designed it with ear flaps and eye holes.  It took the second attempt before I was happy with how the eye holes laid when it was worn. What do you think?  

Ebay feedback – power seller

It is so nice to see that my knitting patterns are getting very positive feedback on ebay now. I had some teething problems where people new to ebay had not read the description properly and thought they were getting the actualy hat / garment, rather than a knitting...

Bluebell hat pattern

I was asked to design a Bluebell hat pattern.  The pattern is a free download on the Visitwoods website. I had an idea in my head for a few weeks.  I was happy with the first babies hat I knitted. But the first ladies hat needed re-designing. I finished the hat...

Baby horse hats

A friend had 2 new grandsons arrive within weeks of each other.  I asked her what animal her daughter and daughter in law liked.  They BOTH liked horses. I designed and knitted 2 baby horse hats……………… I hope they like them.  ...

Loom Knitting

Loom knitting is becoming more and more popular. My friends daughter asked me to teach her how to knit, I thought a knitting loom would be an easy start to knitting and understanding of knitting.  Something I thought I could initially set off for her and teach her how...

T-shirt knitting

I have been toying with an idea for a bit now, just with getting knitting patterns finished for Christmas and other projects on the go, the idea needed to be put on hold for a bit. I had a bit of spare time yesterday. I got the t-shirts out I had put away ready.  Just...

Tony’s mums DK quick & easy necker – FREE pattern

A collegue came to see me the other day – he was wearing a garter stitch necker his mum had made him.  All the ladies at work were asking him if he had the pattern – they all loved it. Tony’s mum didn’t need a pattern – if you knit one of the neckers you won’t need a...

Ipad / Tablet Garter Stitch Cover – FREE pattern

A friend purchased a tablet, her son just happened to have a nice cover on one of his toys that fitted the tablet!! The cover went missing!!  I was asked to knit a replacement cover for her son – with Christmas and trying to get all the hats and headbands...

Funky Elmo Headband Pattern

Since I had designed a Elmo Hat I thought an Elmo headband was also in order. I designed the Elmo headband to have stuffed eyes and nose – Elmo’s stand out, so the Elmo’s headbands should. The FUnky Elmo Headband being modelled. You can find the...

Funky Elmo Hat Pattern

I can’t remember where I got the idea to knit a funky Elmo headband and write the pattern.  It took me a while to source some bright red eyelash wool. I made designed his noses and eyes to be stuffed and stand out, just like Elmo’s! I used black buttons...

Chunky Snowman Headband Pattern

I thought it would be fun to also design a Chunky Snowman Headband. The Snowman headband only has the oval buttons for eyes and the stuffed carrot nose. The Chunky Snowman Headband being modelled. You can find the Chunky Snowman Headband Pattern – here.  ...

Chunky Snowman Hat Pattern

I thought a Snowman hat would be very seasonal and fun, while googling Snowmen for images to give me ideas how I would like my pattern to look, I noticed that most Snowmen have their own hats. I designed my Snowman hat to have its own hat, a simple and easy method and...

Chunky Rudolf the Reindeer Hat Pattern

I designed a reindeer hat apttern last winter with ear flaps, it was a very popular pattern.  But I fancied making a Rudolf this time.  I saw my Rudolf with a big red nose to light Santa’s way. This is the Chunky Rudolf Hat being modelled You can find the Chunky...