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Ainsworth & Prin Heart’s End Hat


Heart’s End is inspired by the astonishingly decorative Watts Chapel in Compton Surrey the walls of which are covered in Celtic inspired symbolic patterns and what is more symbolic than a heart.

One size: 54cm / 21in circumference.
Length from brim to crown – about 23cm / 9in.
It can be knit as a beanie or with extra rows for a slouchy style.

For a smaller hat knit on smaller needles and omit the additional rows.
51cm / 20in circumference
Length from brim to crown 19.5cm / 7 1/2in.

1 x 3mm circular needle 40cm/16in long.
1x 3.5mm/US 4 circular needle 40cm/16in long.
1 set of 3.5mm double pointed needles.

1 skein of Ainsworth & Prin BFL Masham DK: 75% British BFL, 25% British Masham approx 100g / 240 m.
Shown in colours ‘At Sea’ and ‘Ointment’.

Brighton Cowl by Thea Coleman


Bold, round leaves and soft, squishy garter and contrasting leaf panels create a bold and luxurious cowl.

Comes with a download code.

Yarn: DK, 450 – 500 yards (411 – 457 m)

Needles: 4.5mm
Size: Width = 13″/33cm, Length of loop = 38″/96.5cm



Erika Knight Studio Linen – Palermo


A short-sleeved round neck, edge to edge cardigan knitted in stocking stitch, with integral front and sleeve bands and side vents.

Needles 3.25 mm and 3.75 mm

Finished chest 86 cm 96 cmm 108 cm 122 cm 134 cm
34 in 37.75 in 42.5 in 48 in 52.75 in
Length 55 cm 57 cm 59 cm 61 cm 63 cm
21.75 in 22.5 in 23.25 in 24 in 24.75 in
Yarn (skeins) 7 7 8 8 9

Erika Knight Studio Linen – Sorrento Copy


A jacket style edge to edge cardigan worked in reverse stocking stitch and stocking stitch with yarn used double and intergral rib front selvedge bands, reverse collar and patch pockets.

Needles 5 mm and 5.5 mm

Finished chest 98 cm 104 cm 110 cm 116 cm 122 cm
38.5 in 41 in 43.75 in 46 in 48.25 in
Length 58 cm 61 cm 64 cm 67 cm 70 cm
23 in 24 in 25.25 in 26.5 in 27.5 in
Sleeve length 38 cm 39 cm 40 cm 41 cm 42 cm
15 in 15.5 in 15.75 in 16 in 16.5 in
Yarn (skeins) 14 15 16 17 18

Gin & Tonic by Baby Cocktails


Seamless raglan construction worked from the bottom up with cables each side of the body and a cosy cowl.
Comes with a download code.

Yarn: DK

Sizes: 34(36,38,40,44)(46,50,53,56)“ / 85(90,95,100,110)(115,125,132.5,145)cm. Shown worn with 3” of ease.

Yardage: 1350(1400,1450,1550,1650)(1750,1800,1850,1900) yds / 1234(1280,1325,1417,1508)(1600,1645,1691,1737) meters

Needles: 4mm, 4.5mm, 5mm


Island a collection


Five patterns from Jane Richmond; Grace a classic cardigan, Arbutus a tiered cowl, Renfrew a cabled beanie, Strathcona a v-shaped scarf and Rathtrevor a pair of beaded ribbed mittens.  All inspired by life on Vancouver Island.

An ebook code is included with this book.

Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe


Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe by Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel of Tin Can Knits.
A book full of classic, practical patterns to swaddle a baby in woolly loveliness. Three of the patterns; Bumble, Playdate and Little Squirrel go up to adult sizes so the whole family can be co-ordinated. Uses a range of yarn weights from sock to DK.

An ebook code is included with this book.



A collection of crochet patterns that celebrates the beauty of British wool and also celebrates the fact that crochet needn’t just be blankets. The patterns include a cardigan and sweater plus four accessories hat, mittens, socks and a shawl, with easy to follow directions and clear charts.

The Shetland Trader – Flukra


FLUKRA  – snow falling in large flakes Shetland.

This shawl begins with a Shetland construction method to create the center triangle. Stitches are then easily picked up from the yarn over loops that are formed down two sides and the border is worked outwards from the triangle. The shawl is finished with an edging that is knitted sideways and attached to the live sts of the border as it is being worked.

Lace is worked on both sides of the knitting, however there is no right or wrong side to the knitting.

Yarn: 640m lace weight yarn

Needles: 4mm 80cm circular needle

Size: Approx 153cm across the top of shawl and 69cm depth at centre

The Shetland Trader – Hansel


This pattern is for a full or half sized version of a traditional Shetland Hap shawl.
The shawl is constructed in 3 parts. It begins with the centre worked in garter st.  Yarn overs are formed at the beginning of every row during the centre  section. Stitches are then easily picked up from the very visible yarn over loops along the edges and the border is worked outwards. The shawl is finished with an edging that is knitted sideways and attached to the live sts of the border as it is being worked.

Yarn: Fingering weight yarn
550 (1100) yards of MC, 82 (164) yards of CC1, 82 (164) yards of CC2, 66 (132) yards of CC3 and 66 (132) yards of CC4

Needles:5mm 24, 32, 40 inch circular
5mm DPN (one only)

Size: Half: 54¾ inches wide and 28½ deep
Full: 54¾ inches square

The Shetland Trader Book Two


Designer Gudrun Johnston draws inspiration from the Shetland Islands in this collection of nine patterns that feature fairisle and lace techniques.  There are five sweater patterns, a cardigan and three accessories using a range of yarn weights the sweaters and cardigan come in a wide range of adult sizes.

An ebook code is included with this book.

Three From The Top


Three From the Top from The Crochet Project has three patterns for top down, crocheted cardigans that will fit any one from new born baby to a 60 inch bust.  There’s Aberfoyle a simple, circular yoke cardigan with eyelets and contrast stripes at the yoke, hem and cuff.  Callander, a raglan with textured edgings and a single button at the neck. And Kippen a shawl collared cardigan with ribbed collar, hem and cuffs.
All the patterns are well written with detailed instructions using standard UK terms.

Tin can knits – Bounce


A modern heirloom blanket in wonderful combination of lace and stripes.  The lace pattern is both charted and written out.

Yarn: DK or worsted weight yarn in MC one or more CCs
MC: 260 (400) yds or approx 15 (18) yds per stripe
CC: 480 (735) yds or approx 30 (35) yds per stripe

Needles: 4.5mm 60cm circular needle

Size: Pram (throw / crib) sized blanket measures 27 (32)” wide by 33 (43)” long. The sample shown is the throw / crib size. Blanket width can be adjusted by adding or subtracting a multiple of 12 sts (2.75”).