Category: Craft Patterns

Cascading Diamonds Macramé Wall Hanging [Pattern]

Made with thick macramé rope (or yarn, if you prefer), and using only two kinds of knots, Cascading Diamonds is the perfect first large-scale macramé project. Step-by-step photo instructions introduce the two knots, and a layout diagram makes it clear how the piece comes together. So grab some rope or yarn, half a dozen enormous beads, and a dowel, and get knotting!

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Bespoke Cardigan Knitting Pattern

For the first time, Digits & Threads is making a pattern available to all! It is included with Studio Membership, priced at 33% off for Armchair members, and at full price for free members and non-members.

Bespoke is a deliberately and thoughtfully gender- and size-inclusive design; the pattern includes instructions for making it with narrow or broad shoulders, and regular or tall length.

With an allover simple cabled pattern and diamond motif that runs down the centre back and sleeves, Bespoke is a buttoned cardigan featuring deep, integrated pockets; a choice of button placement on the right or left front; and a selection of techniques you’ll be happy to have in your knitter’s toolkit. Set-in sleeves and English-tailored shoulders provide a polished fit. The shawl collar is worked with short rows and changing needle sizes so the collar lays neatly around the back neck.

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Radiance Blackwork Embroidery Pattern

Blackwork embroidery is a counted-thread technique traditionally worked in black thread on a white or cream background. Here, designer Sunny Lofstrom draws on mixed-media inspiration to apply a modern twist to the classic technique. Radiance is a geometric pattern worked in simple stitches on the grid of a balanced-weave fabric, in a single bold colour against a black background.

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First Words Baby Sweater Knitting Pattern

Let a little one join the conversation before they can even speak in sentences with a cozy sweatshirt-style pullover that says it all. A simple intarsia speech bubble (appropriate for folks new to the technique) can be embroidered with any word you’d like. Sized from three to twenty-four months, this will quickly become your go-to baby gift. Upgrade to Studio Membership for all of our craft patterns!

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Willow Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Designed for everyday wear, Willow is a classic cardigan made in an iconic Canadian yarn. Throw it on with jeans and rubber boots or wear it over a dress by a summer campfire. Straightforward yet clever construction in double crochet is elevated by a simple chevron filet-crochet pattern down the back. Optional buttons and pockets give it that little something extra, sure to make this your go-to cardigan for all occasions.

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How to Make Needle-Felted Strawberries

Needle felting is a dry felting technique that uses a small barbed needle to hook and bind micro fibres in wool and other natural fibres. The bonded fibres hold shape, enabling a crafter to form shapes of any kind. Try your hand at needle felting by making a strawberry—perfect for spring!

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Rathtrevor Socks Knitting Pattern

When designer (and D&T editorial director) Kate Atherley learned of a yarn maker on Vancouver Island who is on a mission to develop a fully Canadian, non-superwash, non-synthetic sock yarn, she immediately reached out. One result of that outreach is a pair of socks Kate designed using this extraordinary yarn. Featuring ribbing and cables, with opportunities for the knitter to make key design choices, the Rathtrevor Socks are made in the wool/mohair blend Barn Swallow sock yarn by The Small Bird Workshop.

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