Big festive projects: Sweaters, blankets and more!

Published on November 13, 2019 2 min read

With the festive season right around the corner, what better time is there to pick up your needles, hooks and thread and get making for the holidays? Knitted sweaters, crocheted blankets, beautiful embroidery, the possibilities are endless! 

If you’ve been organised, you’ll still have lots of time to make something special for your friends and family. We’ve collected some of our favorite patterns and projects for you to get your needles and hooks into! Whether you’re knitting a cozy sweater for a friend, or crocheting a gorgeous blanket for your grandma, we’ve got you covered.  

The hero sweaters!

Cozy sweaters and cardies for the festive period make the perfect present for just about anyone. Chunky and simple, or bright and bold, there’s something for everyone. These are the bigguns’. They might take you a little bit longer to make, but they’re worth it!

Christmas Sweater Patterns

Knitted sweater projects

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How about something a little speedier?

Determined to knit or crochet a sweater for Christmas but swiftly running out of time? Here are 6 speedier (and easier!) patterns to knit and hook up before the big day!

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Big, beautiful blankets!

There’s nothing better than warming up beneath a cozy blanket during the holidays! These throws are sure to keep all your loved ones toasty this festive season.

Twisted Cables Throw

This gorgeous knitted blanket makes a picture perfect present for the holidays, and so easy to personalize! The classic twisted cables design gives this beautiful blanket a sophisticated edge.

Twisted Cables Throw
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Twisted Cables Throw

By Shehla Ahmed

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Sew it begins! Embroidery & cross stitch projects

Needle and thread at the ready? Make someone’s heart skip a stitch this festive season and embroider or cross stitch a design they’ll just fall in love with! Why not embroider on to a sweater for a little extra festive sparkle?

Lydia Sweater in Debbie Bliss Erin Tweed 

This gorgeous sweater is made all the more beautiful by the embroidered floral design.

Lydia Sweater in Debbie Bliss Erin Tweed - DB276 - Downloadable PDF
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Lydia Sweater in Debbie Bliss Erin Tweed - DB276 - Downloadable PDF

By Debbie Bliss

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Quilting crazy!

Quilts are the perfect opportunity to create something super unique and personalised for your friends and family. Whether your quilt is fantastically festive, or a good all year-rounder, we've got a pattern for you!

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