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Autumn Baby Prepping…..

The latest Sleep Sack in my Dizzy Tyke Designs Range has arrived.

The Ockeridge Sleep Sack, is knitted sideways, with an eye-catching cable design thats effective but not
over complicated to produce. 

Knitted on 8 mm (US 11)needles and Super Chunky Weight yarn, it will grow quickly.  

Knitted in one piece it has  just a small seam across the top of the hood, so no complicated seam matching or picking up stitches.

Sample is Red Chunky Unbranded Pure British Yarn (from my last foray at Wonderwool Wales) and lined with cotton fabric ( from Oh Sew Crafty ). 

It comes in  5 sizes to fit from New Born to approx 2 years, 

finished sizes widths from 13” to 21”,total length 27” to 37”.

Its available for immediate download on Ravelry, Love Knitting and Etsy.

If your happy for a short delay in receiving your copy but saving on cost it can be bought direct from my my web site and I’ll email you the PDF. 

 

I’ll soon be opening a shop on NuMonday so watch out for opening offers. 

Keep in touch with updates on Twitter and Instagram.

Happy Knitting.

Deb

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Easter and Spring are coming.

Spring is almost upon us and with an early Easter just around the corner it time to start thinking about those new projects in lighter weigh wool and cottons.

Time to delve into you warm stash and plan for those finer festivals on the horizon. This year I will visiting Wonderwool Wales in April and bringing back some ideas and photographs to get your creative juices flowing. Anyone making the list the show web site has a healthy list of near by accommodation, which enables an early start to the full day show

Bromyard Sleep Sack

The Bromyard, which is last of this seasons sleep sacks has just been released. you can by direct from this  site for just £2.00and I’ll e
mail you the Pattern PDF within 24hrs.

This sumptuous sleep sack has a delicate cable design, is knitted in one piece and has a novel buttoning hood to allow for more versatility.

The sample shown as a fleece lining making a striking contrast with the cream Patons Favrito Yarn and creating a feature of the button line on the hood, giving it the feel of luxury.


If you just can’t wait you can down load immediately from Ravelry, Love Knitting, Crafts or Etsy. prices will vary due to VAT and £/$ exchange rate dependant on site purchased through. 

 

On the needles at present is the first in the spring summer range, the Knightwick Caftan, has clean simple lines, with a cable detail on the neckline and hem.

Most patterns are write in UK sizes and inches., have a look at this handy conversion chart for guidance.

 

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Deb

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Pershore Sleep Sack

Pershore Sleep Sack

New out for those Valentine Babies, the Pershore Sleep Sack.

This baby’s sleeping sack / papoose comes in 4 sizes starting at newborn. Knitted in one piece (including button bands), there is only one short seam along the top edge of the hood.

This design has a unique cable fan panel down the front which is eye catching but easy to create and practical for access to baby .
Knitted on 5.5mm needles in Aran weight yarn, its the perfect quick knit for a short notice baby shower or early arrival.

Samples shown are size 2 in White Hayfield Baby Aran and Size 1 in Vintage Rowan Aran, both the optional fleece lining.

Approx overall sizes – Width/Length – 13½”/23”, 16½”/26”, 18½”/28”, 21½”/30”

For those looking forward to the Kempsey Sweater due to be published later this month. Now is the time to practice your Chinese knot buttons. Here’s a link to help you practice. 


For International sizing Comparison have a look at our new easy to read Baby and Toddler Chart.

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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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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)