Helena Timms

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 2 patterns

An easy, beginners knit comprising a pair of simple mittens and matching hat with a cable and garter stitch repeat representing snakes (cables) and ladders (garter). Worked in Harvest Hues Worsted weight yarn for a quick but warm project. The hat has an optional pompom and the mittens have a fingerless option as well.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
Knit with all the colours of your allotment! This is a simple striped cowl, knit as a tube and grafted together. The double thickness DK makes it nice and cosy, perfect for chilly mornings harvesting your home grown produce.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A simple beginner friendly brioche pattern for a slouchy and cosy beanie with a folded up brim and a big fluffy pompom. Written for one adult size - the stretchy nature of the brioche stitch means it will comfortably fit most head sizes.
Knitting: Cowl
This simple and colourful beginners knitting pattern uses two colours to blend together and camouflage each other. The original green colourway published in Board Game Knits vol 2 takes its inspiration from the Chameleon party game box design, where the neon greens blend into each other making them seem slightly less bright! This new Worsted ve...
Knitting: Tee
The Achillea t-shirt is a simple boxy lace top in two colours with a floral lace motif reminiscent of clustered meadow flowers (such as Yarrow – Achillea Millefolium), broken up with wavy sections of stockinette. Knitted in lace weight yarn it is perfect as a light summer top for lazy days or garden parties alike. Available in 8 adult sizes, wo...
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
A colourful blanket of squares with a snowflake & flower lace pattern. Each square is knit in the round from the centre out, with short rows for the corners. The blanket is then seamed with either a garter block or a knitted on border. Available in 2 sizes in 4ply or Worsted yarn, but can be adapted to any yarn weight or blanket size. Recom...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A quick DK knitted fingerless mitten pattern with a folded cuff and simple colourwork. These cozy mitts are perfect for crisp autumn days, and great for anyone who needs fingertips free but suffers from cold hands! Written for 2 adult sizes using 4 colours (25g each) - 3 complementary and 1 contrast – so you can have fun putting
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Convertible Gloves
Working Hands Mitts is a simple fingerless mitten pattern suitable for advanced beginners. These mitts are perfect for keeping your hands warm while you are working, with ribbed thumb and gusset to improve fit and grip. There are instructions for an optional flip top to keep your fingers warm when not busy too!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A simple and colourful slip stitch colourwork hat that is worked one colour at a time. The colours are inspired by some of my favourite album covers. You can use as many or as few contrast colours for the bubble stripes as you choose (and as many or as few stripes as you choose), and even add a pompom if desired. The hat is knit in the round wi...
Knitting: Mittens
A double knitted mitten pattern inspired by quilted winter jackets. Double knitted for extra warmth, these mittens are reversible so you can have two colour options from one pair. Intermediate skill level – requires knowledge of two colour cast-ons and double knitting (or willingness to look them up!)
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
A super simple textured knit with a subtle marl achieved by holding 2 strands of 4ply together to create a worsted weight garment. The blend of the berry tones in the purple and deep red yarns combined with the texture of the stitch pattern makes me think of homemade jam, and the blue shades in the alternate colourway are reminiscent of whortle...
Knitting: Cowl
This luxurious lace cowl is knitted in Riverknits super soft Splendiferous 4ply in the colourway Silbermond (Silver Moon) in a lace pattern named Starlight. It is worked in the round with a garter edge, and is long enough for a snug double loop for those chilly stargazing nights. The subtle shine and beautiful drape of the yarn make for a stunn...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Devon Mariner is a cosy fisherman’s rib beanie designed for keeping the Devon mizzle at bay. Knit in John Arbon Textiles Devonia DK made from wool sourced entirely from North Devon, with a top panel inspired by the detailing on the traditional Appledore Frock (North Devon sailor’s Guernsey sweater) and a cable representing the twin rivers o...