Is this, or is this not, the most beautiful knitted tote bag you have ever seen? Nicki Trench has taken inspiration from Scandinavia with knitted reindeers, hearts and a Fair Isle design, while sturdy handles and a lovely lining make it a brilliant practical bag for you to use or give as a gift. Try the knitting pattern, complete with yarn suggestions and a Fair Isle knitting chart.
Have you fallen for Fiona Goble's gorgeous knitted animals? Follow this simple knitting pattern to make a lovely mouse tea cozy to give as a gift or for yourself. Designed to fit a 2-cup teapot and perfect for keeping your brew nice and warm, this is one mouse that you do want in your kitchen!
This crocheted make-up bag makes the perfect Christmas gift for a mum, daughter, or friend, though we won't tell if you decide to keep it for yourself! With a lovely two-tone crochet design, zip fastening and lining, it's sturdy and stylish - follow Emma's simple crochet pattern to make it.
A homemade blanket is one of the most special gifts that you can make for a newborn and this colourful blanket is sure to be a winner. Follow Laura Strutt's simple knitting pattern to make it yourself...