After a twitter poll last week, we discovered that our followers love to knit too... at least half of you in fact. So we have been inspired to start offering basic knitting patterns too.
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Pattern of the week
Here it is... our first knitting pattern, and there are many more to come!
Keep your ears warm with this stylish headband. Follow this really easy knitting pattern and make yourself a few in an assortment of colors to suit your winter wardrobe.
Find of the week
This week we thought we would share a few crafts and classes for the knitters and crochet fans among us:
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Tutorial of the week
Knitters Wrist Bag
What you will need
* 50cm / 0.55 yards of fabric (I would suggest a woven, non-stretch fabric)
* 50cm / 0.55 yards of lining
* 2 x 10mm / 0.40" eyelets with washers
* Sewing thread to match
Step 1: Cut out your fabric and lining sections and transfer any necessary markings
Step 2: With right side facing, sew along the bottom seam of the fabric and lining pieces (separately)
Step 4: With right sides facing, attach the lining to the main fabric of the bag, stitching along the side seams. Clip the seam along the curve of the wrist strap.
Insert the side with the raw edge, into the side with the folded seam, lining up the pressed seam lines and pin into place. Top stitch along the seam, as close to the edge as possible, join the wrist strap.
Step 7: Insert the eyelets at the marking on the wrist strap.
Your knitter's wrist bag is now ready to use... Happy Knitting!
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