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Cute quick and easy knitted bunny ears

Super cute (and easy!) knitted bunny ears pattern

If you haven’t started your Easter knitting, here is a cute and quick knitting pattern for bunny ears you’ll easily have done in time for your egg hunt. This is a great knitting pattern for beginners and children to try. The trickiest part is probably sewing all the bits together. A young knitter could easily knit the headband alone. You’ll note… Read more →


Halloween knitting

Last year my son asked if he could be a pumpkin for Halloween. Having only a couple of days left to complete the task, I found some very chunky orange wool, and with a large circular needle I cast on around 100 stitches, ribbed for 8 rows, then increased in every stitch to make it balloon out. After knitting to… Read more →


Simple knitting pattern to create your own toy

A recent book project I worked on, Cool Knitting (Australia)/Cute Knitted Toys (International) , features 20 patterns based off two simple shapes – all of which are knitted in the round using four double-pointed needles. I love knitting in the round and chose this method as it means no sewing up pieces afterwards or worrying about tension or pieces lining up.… Read more →