Last minute Christmas Gift Knits for Kids

With Christmas just around the corner, you may well now be aware of kids or teens that you still haven’t sorted out something for. Here is my sure-fire hits for teens and children that don’t take long to make or much yarn. Knitted creatures Fantastic Beasts released the second film in the series, “The Crimes…

Newt Scamander or Dru Gru Scarf

This is a very simple knit… so simple there are 2 options for one basic pattern.  This has been a much requested item of late… probably with Halloween, new Fantastic Beasts movies, and probably a minions sequel in the mix.   This simple scarf knits quickly and easily. There is a 2 row repeating pattern.…

And here we go…

Inadvertently I have settled on a plan for posting on this blog. This is rather strange as I have been blogging in one form or another since…. well…. 2004-ish. It has taken me this long to work out an actual schedule. See, I tend to want to share everything at once, rather than wait to…

The Knit Guru Newsletter – January 2018

This month’s edition of the newsletter has now been sent out.  (If you still haven’t subscribed, you can do so here). You will find the pattern for this Valentines themed coin purse, as well as a wee rundown on a lovely community group of knitters. You will also see that the Porg pattern has been…

A kind of a catch up

Hello all! It has been a very busy time knitting away, but without a lot of new patterns being released. I have a couple of updates soon to spring to life, and a few projects in the works… but that is all. This Bofur Scarf has been popular again, as is the Edith hat. I…