Two of our favourite things this winter are the new Fancy Tiger Crafts Heirloom yarn and, of course, pom poms! Our Sophie (resident knitting punster and window-dresser extraordinaire) has designed a super-easy hat pattern incorporating both these wonderful things. Sophie’s Hat is a great Christmas gift for anyone, young and old, male and female, and it knits up super quickly – perfect for last minute gifts. It can be knit either back and forth on straight needles for the absolute hat novice, or in the round on circular needles for those of you ready to give that a go! Either way, it’s …

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Tiny buttons make good eyes

  You probably didn’t know you needed a bunny brooch for your shawl. But you do. You need one with a secret pocket for hiding little chocolate eggs in. I won’t tell you if those chocolate eggs are part of the children’s egg hunt or if they are your own private stash. That’s up to you. But I offer you this little pattern for a Bunny Pin (with a Secret Pocket) to try out with some lovely natural wool yarns.