Stripe Away Scarf free knit pattern by Cowgirlblues

Stripe Away Scarf

The Stripe Away Scarf is a great knit project - nice and easy with just a little bit of detail. It's straightforward to scale it up to a shawl or wrap. Knit it wider and/or longer by adding extra yarn,

Cowgirlblues cape town free knit pattern soft stripe poncho wool mohair kidsilk shop

Poncho Pattern for a Soft, Stripe Knit

Want this pattern? Scroll to the bottom to download this soft, stripe knit poncho for free! A poncho is my winter favourite, and this one is very soft to wear and knit and the stripe yarn combination gives it interest and texture. 

Speedy Pompom Skinny Scarf

Since we started dyeing up our 2018 new colours I've been looking for interesting ways to work up the yarns to show what they can do, and it's not always easy to keep coming up with new ideas.  So on

cowgirlblues Hamburg DK wool hand knit beanie free pattern

Introducing the Hamburg Beanie

After exhibiting at H&H in Cologne last month I spent a week in Hamburg, and it was very, VERY cold, by South African standards anyway.  There was snow, so I'm not exaggerating about the cold!  So I knitted up this

Pin-Stripe Scarf Knit Pattern

Want this pattern? Scroll to the bottom to download this pin-stripe scarf knitting pattern for free! I don’t know about you, but I usually have several projects on the go.  At least one of them needs to be an easy knit

cowgirlblues pullover pattern back

Easy Peasy Pullover Knitting Pattern

This is my first attempt at both knitting and designing a jersey (you might say “sweater”). So I wanted something really simple, hence the Easy Peasy Pullover. I was inspired by a pattern in Trui magazine and my initial idea was

cowgirlblues Handspun knit neckwarmer

Quick and easy winter knit

The rain has been coming down in buckets in Cape Town this week, so it's definitely time to get the winter woollies out. If you don't have any then dust off your knitting needles (or bribe your favourite knitter in

woodstock giraffe

Woodstock revisited

After a flurry of activity these past few weeks, I have finally managed to get the first draft of our new knitting patterns printed and packaged and posted off to Holland where we hope they will inspire many knitters. The patterns