Patterns and Patterns and Patterns



Although I knit everyday the items I am knitting are only really seen by my facebook friends. As I receive requests mainly from friends I don't worry too much about promoting myself.  However, a couple of days ago a friend from Bournemouth asked if I could knit her a cat for her mothers birthday on Sunday, so with a day and a half to do it I recorded the pattern rather than free handing it. She sent me a couple of photos of knitted cats she liked and the real life cat I was basing it on. Luckily I had a ball of smoking black wool so I could start on it right away. Here are some photos of the cats transformation and you can see the final project on my free pattern page. I sold it via Etsy, so it is my first 'official' sale! I have now submitted the pattern to Ravelry and another website so I hope people enjoy it! 

Yesterday I started on a snowy fox I could use on a shoot on Saturday! I need to get the body finished, but will do that on my machine! I also wanted to do another red one for the shoot however I may just have to take my first one! I've got a busy weekend ahead, a wedding tomorrow, fashion shoot saturday and day out with I Knit on sunday! I really hope the weather is nice!






Louise Walker

Louise Walker is an award winning knitting pattern and kit designer based in South London.

2 comments:

  1. oh wow! love the knitted cat.
    am in awe of anyone who can knit anything as fiddly as that - in a day and a half no less :-)
    love to see your blog too.

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  2. There is nothing better than crafting the soft toys! In crochet it's amigurumi, I've made all sorts from fairytale toys to sheep to bears!
    Also well done on selling a pattern on etsy! Isn't etsy addictive also, I'm forever buying crochet patterns on there, maybe sometime I'll be able to write a pattern too!
    Kate :)

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