I wrote this free knitted bunting pattern last year for Simply Knitting and The Knitter, and we took it to Olympia for a workshop at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show. The idea was to make a simple bunting pattern for beginners, to teach the basics (garter stitch, increasing, decreasing and eyelets) and give them something to take home and work on.
Knitted bunting seems to be pretty popular at the moment, it’s cute and is a great party decoration. I lent my set (pictured) to a friend for her wedding, and it now resides in our office.
So I was quite pleased this week to see that the pattern is currently available through the Hobbycraft blog, which is full of fun and inspiring projects to get your juices flowing, such as card making, scrap booking, crochet, wedding bouquets and home decoration.
So if you’re getting itchy to do something creative, this is a good place to start!
If you’ve been following my blog and Instagram lately you might have seen a few pictures of my free knitted bunting pattern! This was a design for Simply Knitting and The Knitter, which we used in workshops over the weekend at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia.
A few of you have asked if the pattern is available, and I am happy to say that yes, it is! You can now download the pattern for free here and from the Simply Knitting website.
I went along to the show on Thursday and was on hand to help anyone who felt like joining in. We provided a nice space for new and experienced knitters to put their feet up and click their needles for a bit, and in the process met some lovely people. The free workshops ran from 11-3.15, Thursday to Sunday, and each of us on the team took part in a day at the show, showing newbies the ropes and chatting with some of the more speedy folk.
I’d have loved to have stayed longer to have a look around, and even check out Somerset House’s “Wool House” if I hadn’t been booked in a taxi home, but alas that shall have to wait! There are so many things to see and do in London..
All in all it was a successful weekend and we all had a great time – hopefully those of you that joined in enjoyed it too!
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