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Planning For Christmas

The Brockhampton sleep sack, with a removable bow has now been published.  This delightful seasonal sleep sack is perfect those memorable Christmas photographs of babies first Christmas. Have a look at the page on my site for yarn, needle and size details It can be purchased through my web site, Ravelry,  Loveknitting,  Craftsy and Etsy. Which every is you favoured pattern source.

Useful Tip – Not sure on how to translate needle sizes.  Here is a link to the Craft Council Chart, handy for quick reference.

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Autumn has Arrived.

Here at Dizzy Tyke Designs, I’ve been busy getting ready for our launch of a new range of goods coming early in Spring 2018, when I have the luxury of dedicating myself to Dizzy Tyke Designs full time.

In the mean time we have 4 new patterns joining the range over the Autumn. 

Brockhampton – A very special baby sleeping bag, especially designed for babies first Christmas and those special photographs to treasure for years.

Tibberton – is a Striking Cabled Ladies Cardigan with Saddle Shoulders and an easy to wear shape.

Spetchley – Boys Double breasted cardigan, to keep out the winter chill, this classic shape is fit for any prince.

Pebworth – This cute pair of dungarees looks perfect for any baby, with options of button and popper gusset and extra growing room in the straps. Your choice of yarn can make them perfect for any season.

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Abberley Sleep Sack

New pattern out today – striking Baby Sleeping Sack.
The ‘Abberley Sleep Sack‘ , has several key design features..
–  5 sizes 25”/15½”, 27”/17”, 28”/19”, 31”/21½”, 34”/23½”
– Only one short seam along the top edge of the hood
-Short rows along the bottom edge gives a curved finish
-Bottom fold line that helps keep its shape
-Fold down top edge covers the top buttons
– Knitted on 8mm needles.
– Bulky / Chunky yarn, its the perfect quick knit.

 

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Staplow – Sampler Picture

Sampler Picture

This months free “Coffee Break Pattern” , is the STAPLOW a  picture cable sampler, perfect to brighten up any space. It’s quick an easy to make using approximately 35m of super chunky yarn.

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Martley Sleep Sack

Following a great uptake and feedback for my Baby Grow Bag  , just released is the Martley Sleep Sack.  

This baby sleeping sack / papoose comes in four sizes starting at newborn.  The main body of the work is a continuous lattice pattern with button bands. A turn down lip in moss stitch, which has loop buttonholes so it can be secured, covers the top 2 buttons  and prevents catching of face or hands.

A detail along the bottom edge makes it fold perfectly and helps keep its shape.  Knitted in one piece, with only one seam to create the hood. The lattice work looks effective, is not over complicated to achieve. Knitted in chunky wool.

Knitted on approx 5 mm (US 8) needles , you may  need to change up or down a size after gauge test.

It takes between 560m to 1320m  dependant on size knitted. The sample shown is in Schachenmayr Extra Merino Big (ball 50g 80m). You will need  10-16 again dependant on size knitted, remember to use quite a big button so little mouths can’t chew them off and swallow them, but also you want something that is not so small its difficult to button up when in a rush or cold, sample has 1″ buttons.

You can buy a project pack with Yarn, buttons and pattern. 

Next week I’m off the to the CHSI Stitches Trade Show so hope to bring back and share ideas and photo’s for the new season ahead.

Happy Knitting

Deb (The Dizzy Tyke)

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Hindlip “Tooth Fairy Pillow”

For my first coffee break
blog pattern, this easy to knit “Tooth Fairy” pillow, is the perfect creation not only to give as a keepsake gift but to practice a couple of easy to learn knitting techniques. The pillow has two pockets a smaller top pocket for the tooth to be placed in and the larger bottom pocket for the fairy to leave a gift.

Continue reading Hindlip “Tooth Fairy Pillow”

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Bosbury

Out today the Bosbury Cardigan. This unisex baby and toddler cardigan is practical, warm and stylish. Knitted in Guernsey 5 ply dyed here at Dizzy Tyke HQ and available through the web site. Continue reading Bosbury

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We Have Take Off !!

My new look web page is now starting to take some structure, with patterns, projects and beautiful finished items for sale.

To give my customers the best service possible all downloadable items (mostly patterns) have a link to Ravelry where they can be downloaded instantly, I am also creating links via PayPal where customers can purchase at prices not including VAT due to the size of my business, these will be forwarded within one working day from receipt of payment.

Want to know when a new pattern is out or there is a   Blog update, then join my mailing list via the link at the bottom of the page. Continue reading We Have Take Off !!

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Getting there !!…..

I now have a skeletal site back up.

Be warned not all of the links don’t work and some of the pages are still empty.

After 2 days learning how to put a site together I’m ready to have a night sat Knitting.

Picot Hem on the Bosbury

 

Here’s a sneak at the hem on the Bosbury , made in pure British Guernsey Yarn, dyed here at Dizzy Tyke Designs,

This will be the `First New Pattern Out in the New Year.

Watch Out for Special Offers.