Free Patterns, My Designs, Tutorials

Knit Pillows with Chain Stitch Embroidery

Hey everyone! I'm here today with a free pattern/tutorial on how to make these fun pillows. These work up pretty quick, I did two in a weekend, and they add a great personal touch to keep your home cosy and stylish! Materials (for 1 pillow): 1 12" x 13" pillow form 1 skein Loops and… Continue reading Knit Pillows with Chain Stitch Embroidery

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Free Patterns, My Designs, travel

On The Road Again

Hello readers! As I write it is 9am on a Tuesday, and I have spent the last 15 hours curled up on various surfaces throughout Dublin airport. I have had a total of 1.75 hours of sleep, and I don’t even know how many coffees at this point. Perfect time to write a concise, entertaining,… Continue reading On The Road Again

Life, My Designs, travel

New Year, New Knits!

I can’t believe it’s already the end of January! It has been a while since I’ve posted anything on the blog, as the last month or so has been pretty crazy. I spent the last few weeks of December and the first week of January on a bit of an adventure around Ireland with a… Continue reading New Year, New Knits!

Free Patterns, My Designs

9 Free Christmas Patterns

Happy holidays knitters! In honor of the giving spirit of the season, I’m making my Santa hat pattern, Jolly Old St Nick, free for the whole month of December! Just hop on over to Ravelry and get the free download.   Since the holidays can be tough on the wallet, with all the gifts, decorations,… Continue reading 9 Free Christmas Patterns

Design Process, Life

My Story: Why I Design

Just over one year ago, I published my first paid pattern on Ravelry. It was the second version of the Rose of Tyrone Shawl, and I got my flat mate Sam to model it in our back garden on that beautiful spring day in Auckland, New Zealand. The pattern was $2 USD, and I made… Continue reading My Story: Why I Design

Life, travel, WIPs

Wooly Weekend in Wexford

Happy Friday friends! I know I’ve been a bit MIA lately, things got really busy here for a while. But I’m back this week to tell you about my lovely weekend away in Wexford last week. As soon as I moved to Dublin, I joined a knitting/crochet group called Chicks with Sticks. We meet every… Continue reading Wooly Weekend in Wexford

Free Patterns, My Designs, Tutorials

FREE Scarf Pattern and Tassel Tutorial!

Today I'm releasing a new free scarf pattern - Kiss the Teacher is an easy, chunky triangle scarf that's the perfect quick knit for autumn! Get the PDF download for free on Ravelry by clicking the link above. Here is a quick tutorial on how to make the tassels for the corners of the scarf.… Continue reading FREE Scarf Pattern and Tassel Tutorial!