Monday, 20 August 2012

Etsy & Ravelry

Etsy and Ravelry

Our 'Bonita' Gilet Pattern in 'Lets Knit Mag'

The UK's bestselling knitting publication, Lets Knit Magazine has featured our 'Bonita' Gilet pattern in their September issue, which is out now. Check out the details for this versatile gilet pattern and the other patterns in this months issue, via my Ravelry Pattern Page.

Monday, 9 July 2012

Competition:Design your own square!

The Knitter magazine is holding a competition, as part of their 'Knit for Refuge Campaign', for women and children against domestic violence (for the free 'Bears & Squares' patterns to donate to the campaign click here). The Knitter is asking you to try your hand at designing your own blanket square, which would feature in the magazine and be added to their special Refuge designer blanket. There are a range of prizes from 1st to 3rd prize and the winners will be announced on September 28th 2012 and invited to join The Knitter at The Knitting & Stitching Show, later on this year. Entries must be sent by September 12th 2012. Click here for more information.

Source: The Knitter

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Rowan Olympics Design Competition 2012

Rowan Union Jack Heart Cushion
Rowan yarns in Yorkshire, have announced the launch of an innovative design competition, especially to celebrate the Olympic Games due to be held in London later this year.
The brief is simple – to produce an original accessory design inspired by one of the nations taking part in this year's Olympic Games. Any Rowan yarn can be used for this, but the design submitted must be original.
Photographs of all finished, knitted up entries should be emailed to with the subject 'Design Competition' before the closing date of May 31st 2012.  The winning design will also be published on – so this really is a unique chance to become a Rowan designer! Please click here for full details of prizes.

Source: Rowan 

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Knitted Textile Awards 2012

 As detailed on the UK Handknitting Website:
1st prize £1,000, 3 further prizes of £350 each!
Sponsored by UK Hand Knitting Association, GMC Publishing's Knitting magazine and Twisted Thread (Creative Exhibitions). 
Open to all undergraduates and those graduating in 2012. 
For further information click here...