Knitting/Crochet

 Links and free patterns inspired by our books!



Crochet patterns

BUMBLEBEEcrochet.pdf 641.7KB Bumblebee brooch, crochet
DAISYcrochet.pdf 761.3KB Daisy brooches, crochet






See the FRIZ THE BEE books

    




 Try this Dragon knitting pattern by Debi Birkin on Ravelry:


Or this one in crochet:  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-dragon-8



See the GARSON THE DRAGON books

 

 


A Home-Made Knitting Nancy, plus patterns to make on it! https://mymateriallife.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/toilet-paper-roll-knitting-nancy-idea-5-chic-winter-doll-accessories/

 

A big THANK YOU to Alexa at creativegirlsadventurebookclub.net

 for the following excellent link, where you will find tutorials on HOW TO CROCHET as well as handy patterns:

https://www.titlemax.com/crochet-in-the-car/



 THANK YOU also to Girl Scout Ava for this great resource. Hats, pillowcases and a cute sock monster: 


https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-hobbies-sewing-resources/


Try this great QUILTING resource site kindly recommended by Alexa who is busy making bedding for the rescued animals at the shelter where she volunteers. Many thanks, Alexa!





https://www.onlinemattressreview.com/bed-decorations-quilting-101/


See also this link, if you would like to donate crafted items to charity: https://www.voluntaryarts.org/knitting-for-charity-free-patterns


or see this useful list on our Pink Piffing (PayItForward) page:

http://main.crimsoncloakpublishing.com/pink-piffing.html#charityknitting




This reminded us of Lady of the Deep ;)


Another great last minute gift idea!

Posted by Lion Brand Yarn on Thursday, 8 December 2016



 



Useful Links for easy craft ideas using yarn, that don't require knitting or crochet skills:


http://funfamilycrafts.com/yarn-crafts-for-kids/

http://www.topinspired.com/top-10-easy-yarn-projects-without-knitting/

http://www.marthastewart.com/274583/yarn-crafts

https://uk.pinterest.com/lionbrandyarn/crafts-with-yarn/

http://happyhourprojects.com/friday-finds-yarn-projects/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/pippa/32-awesome-no-knit-diy-yarn-projects-5ocb#.gn2yezmB9K



Here are a whole raft of fairytale patterns

http://intheloopknitting.com/fairy-tale-and-storybook-knitting-patterns/





Free pattern to knit a LEPRECHAUN

http://home.alphalink.com.au/~woodsy/freerufuspat.htm


See Be Careful What You Wish For, about Finn the adventurous leprechaun:



Free crochet patterns to make TURTLES

https://coolcreativity.com/crochet/crochet-turtle-amigurumi-free-patterns/


See THE GREATEST RACE


Free knitting pattern for a WITCH

https://www.themaven.net/craftbits/patterns/knitted-halloween-witch-Gsefzyezf06NyviGs23RtQ


See CAUTION: WITCH IN PROGRESS

and Witch Wobblyknees and the Wibbly Wobbly Wand

 


Free knitting pattern for a UNICORN

http://www.knitting-bee.com/free-knitting-patterns/free-knitted-toy-patterns/unicorn-toy-free-knitting-pattern


See ZAC'S DESTINY

and I Wish I Had a Unicorn

 


Cute knitted rabbit

https://www.englishyarns.co.uk/images/rowan/freePatterns/kids/EdmundTheEasterBunny.pdf


See these great RABBIT books:

    


Knit a globe of the world!

http://www.clarescopefarrell.co.uk/knittedglobe.html


Try the ecological thriller,  in the climate sociology series, THE HAARP LETTERS