Get set for spring with our exciting collection of Easter makes!
How can you resist this gorgeous pattern? Part of Larry’s appeal is the clever way LK designer Sarah has designed his loop stitch body. If you are new to this tactile technique then worry not a jot as it is really easy to pick up. The snazzy striped arms and legs really make him stand out from the flock! This pattern is a free download from Let’s Knit.
We are absolutely in love with Mother Bunny! From the stripes on her adorable cardi to the tiny bows on her pretty shoes, there are so many exquisite design details to appreciate. Knitted in Stylecraft Special DK and available as a downloadable pattern for £3.96 from lovecrafts.com, this project would make a wonderful gift for Mother’s Day or Easter.
Using just one ball of DK yarn from your stash, you could create Edmund the Easter Bunny, in fact, you could knit a bunny for all of your friends and family! Designed by Jemma Weston, this precious pick is quick to make, soft to the touch and (if you choose the right yarn) could be machine washed and even tumble dried on a gentle setting. The digital pattern is free from deramores.com
Bring a knitty touch to your Easter gifts with these cunning bunnies which are the perfect size to hide a small chocolate egg. They’re quick and easy to make, using small amounts of yarn, and there are a couple of colourwork techniques to try. These sweet critters also double up as egg cosies or finger puppets so can be used all year round! This pattern is a free download from Let’s Knit
If you are searching for a chic and sophisticated twist on traditional Easter decorations, you are sure to fall in love with these Woodland Easter Waldorf Sheep. Designed by DenziasToysJoys and available as a free download from lovecrafts.com this pattern was written with intermediate knitters in mind.
Just imagine how thrilled your little one would be if you treated them to this fun duo. Designed by Amanda Berry, the Eggy Chicks would also do an excellent job of livening up any Easter baskets you are putting together this season. Knitted in Hayfield Bonus DK and perfect for knitting in a single sitting, the pattern for these adorable chicks costs £3.99 from deramores.com
An Easter egg hunt is sure to have your little ones excitedly leaping around like spring bunnies! Now they can keep their chocolate safe with these boldly coloured knitted bags by Nicola Valiji. The adorable chick and bunny are knitted separately and stitched to the bags to create a fabulous 3D effect. These cute makes are quick to whip up, leaving you plenty of time to hide the tasty eggs! This pattern is a free download from Let’s Knit
Crochet fans can also find plenty of inspiration this Easter. Just take these pastel eggs from Little Conkers. The pattern costs £1.25 from lovecrafts.com and would make for an excellent addition to your collection. Even after you have crocheted your Easter eggs, you could go on to make dinosaur eggs to complement a toy knit, create a play set for the little one in your life or crochet a series of multi-coloured stress tools.
Knitted in a high quality alpaca yarn, Blossom Bunny by Sue Stratford would make a wonderful Easter gift for any newborns in your life. It would also be a lovely offering for any friends or family members who treasure collectables and thougtful hand-made items. The pattern costs £3.25 from deramores.com
This adorable little top features cute bunny motifs that are worked using the intarsia method, and LK designer Jo Allport is here to show you how to do it. Follow her step-by-step photo guide to get to grips with the technique. Remember to keep the cast-off edge for the neckband nice and loose so it’ll stretch easily. This pattern is a free download from Let’s Knit