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Mimi’s Linen Stitch Scarf (A Free Pattern Download)

Mimi’s Linen Stitch Scarf (A Free Pattern Download)

Back in October 2010 I started a scarf, knit lengthways in linen stitch, from four skeins of Koigu Painters Palette Premium Merino (KPPPM). Things in my life were not right at that time, and it was a meditative marathon of a knit. Each row of […]

Toddler Craft: Colourful Paper Leaves

Toddler Craft: Colourful Paper Leaves

Our last big toddler crafting project, the Tissue Paper Watercolour Rainbow, was such a big hit both for the fun creative process and finished piece that I decided to play with the technique a bit more for our next project together. This time I thought […]

The Hurrier I Go The Behinder I Get – A Free Cross Stitch Chart To Remind You To Slow Life Down

The Hurrier I Go The Behinder I Get – A Free Cross Stitch Chart To Remind You To Slow Life Down

There are a couple of books that I always carry with me (figuratively, if not literally) as a means of escape with added lessons to take back into real life when I am ready to return. One is Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years Of […]

A Gift For Dad (Tutorial): Multi-Aperture Photo Frame Papercut

A Gift For Dad (Tutorial): Multi-Aperture Photo Frame Papercut

As Father’s Day approached last month I found myself getting quite nervous as to what Darwin and I should give to the most perfect and loving daddy in the world. Not only was the task of giving something adequately meaningful huge within itself, but boy […]

Make Your Own Christmas Crab

Make Your Own Christmas Crab

In a burst of energy from the other day, I have very quickly put together a free pattern sheet for anyone who might want to make a very quick Christmas Crab of their own! Here is Baby Awesome’s Christmas Candy Cane Crab. Just download the pattern sheet […]

Introducing: The KNITULATOR – Automatic Increase and Decrease Calculator

Introducing: The KNITULATOR – Automatic Increase and Decrease Calculator

Here is a surprise new addition to the pages of Eskimimi Makes: The Knitulator. In essence, the Knitulator has existed for a while in the form of a long spreadsheet calculation that I put together to help quickly and simply calculate evenly spaced increases or […]