• Blog,  Knitting,  Knitting Tips

    Of garment waist shaping and body shapes

    I love it when a knitted garment has waist shaping. Not every garment requires waist shaping, of course, but they’re definitely a necessity if you want that trimmer look. The traditional method of waist shaping involves working decreases and increases at the side of the garment. Although it’s quite possibly…

  • Blog,  Free patterns,  Knitting

    The Cross Beanie Pattern

    Happy Easter friends! We’re enjoying a lovely long weekend here in the UK with Good Friday and Easter Monday being public holidays. Definitely a very much welcomed break. Thought I’ll share a free pattern that I  created and wrote almost two years ago during Easter – The Cross Beanie. For me…