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 

Make A Chic Gift Card Holder (With Free Printable Template)

Make A Chic Gift Card Holder (With Free Printable Template)

The winter season for many people heralds a time for family gathering, and thoughts of sharing and giving. Though many of us try our best to make or shop wisely, there are sometimes people that we want to buy or make something for, but due to particular 

Tutorial: Embroidered Polymer Clay Sashiko Necklace With Free Downloadable Project Templates

Tutorial: Embroidered Polymer Clay Sashiko Necklace With Free Downloadable Project Templates

The traditional Japanese craft of sashiko embroidery is given a new twist by combining the  established stitch patterns of sashiko with modern materials to make a piece of unique jewellery. The crescent-shaped statement necklace has been a popular sight in high street fashion this year, 

Free To Download Gift Tags With Care Instructions For Knitting, Crochet And Sewing

Free To Download Gift Tags With Care Instructions For Knitting, Crochet And Sewing

Every so often I like to design a new set of gift tags for giving with handmade gifts that might require some special care, especially by way of washing/drying and ironing instructions. When someone cares enough to spend the hours of creating that goes into 

New Pattern, Tutorial And Free Downloads Pages Launched

New Pattern, Tutorial And Free Downloads Pages Launched

I’m very pleased to say that the most visited pages on Eskimimi Makes have been treated to an overdue redesign to help readers and visitors access the content they are looking for and to find new content that they may be interested in far more 

Free New Knitting Pattern: Nightcloud Hat

Free New Knitting Pattern: Nightcloud Hat

I have a new pattern available to download for free: Nightcloud Hat. This hat is knitted from a single ball of extra-bulky yarn and can be knitted in a single evening in front of the TV, so makes a super-quick, very inexpensive gift choice. Due