$7.50 SHIPPING OZ WIDE CAP
Cart 0

Knitting Co. Blog

Free Pattern of the Week: Knitted Dog Hoody

Free Patterns

Free Pattern - Dog JumperIts' coming up on winter and this free pattern will keep little fido warm on the early morning walk. This knitted dog's hoody jumper is made from 10-Ply (Aran or Worsted) weight yarn. First published on All Free Knitting. Designed by Bernat Design Team.

Don't have a dog? Why not knit one of these lovely jumpers for the Australian Rescue Dogs Knitting Charity

 

Suggested Yarn: Ice Yarns "Lily" 10-Ply Acrylic Yarn

Knitting Needle Size: 4.00-4.50mm

Read more →


Free Pattern Of The Week: Crochet Beard Hat

Free Patterns

An oldie, but a goodie. This one made us smile, and we hope it does you too. Blogger Lauren from The Production Department came up with this fun little project, a beard hat! That's exactly what it sounds like, a hat with a beard attached to it.

Free Pattern: Beard Hat

(Image from The Production Department)

This free crochet pattern will surely entertain, be it just a surprise turning up at dinner, or perhaps for a Hipster party (?), this beard hat will make people laugh, and keep your chin warm too! How could you...

Read more →


Free Pattern of the Week: Our Past Favourites

Free Patterns

In the past we have put a couple of Free Pattern of the Week on the Knitting Co Facebook Page and we thought we'd move these to our Blog instead now that it is live. Here, we recap some past favourites...

The Mega Bulky Crochet Basket. 

(First published on Yarnspirations)

Free Pattern: Mega Bulky Crochet Baskets

We just love these baskets. They are great for storing knitting supplies or organising your yarn stash. Also good for storing toys or blankets.

...

Read more →


Knitting Needle Materials: What's the Difference?

Buying Guides

Knitting Needles are available in a range of different materials, with the preferred material of your needles coming down to personal preference. It is therefor difficult to claim that any material is “better” or “worse” than another, or more or less appropriate. In order to find the right needle for you, it is recommended to try out each type and decide what you like best. However, we have created a simple table below to help you get started.

We have listed here the most common material types and the available brands for each type, along with...

Read more →


Crochet Hook Size Chart

Buying Guides

Much like Knitting Needles (and languages), Crochet Hooks are labelled differently in other parts of the world. On this page we have laid out a comparison table detailing the corresponding crochet hook size for each part of the world, particularly useful in understanding which size to use for different patterns.

Crochet Hook Size Chart

Somewhat bemusingly, Crochet Hook sizes do differ slightly between brands, so the above table may appear slightly wrong, dependent on the brand you are familiar with.

We do hope to make this the best Crochet Hook Size Chart...

Read more →