When the winter set in, every crafter needs some cold weather knitting inspiration for warmth both inside and out. Autumn and winter fashion is always dominated by those classic cable knit styles, thick yarns, Nordic patterns and cosy accessories.
In our latest blog, Ajanta Studios has handpicked a range of attractive, practical and highly versatile patterns to create for your wardrobe and home. We've chosen a selection of knitting projects that will make an impression not just on you and your knitting friends, but also your family members - who will love wearing your latest creations!
So whether you're a Christmas crafter or a New Year's knitter, we've got something to take you through those cold days and long winter months.
The whole family will love wearing these aran sweaters, complete with a timeless cable pattern and a traditional crew neck. The perfect wool sweater design that will get loads of wear during the cold weather months.
A must-have women's sweater with an oversized roll neck design, keeping you ultra warm whenever you step outside. It will be finished with ribbed detail and a cable knit pattern you'll love.
This DK pattern will help you create sweaters and cardigans to keep little ones warm during winter and throughout the year.
If you're feeling festive, make a selection of small scale knitting projects to decorate your home with or send them out to friends and family. There are mini Christmas stockings, a holly wreath, reindeer, a snowman, a robin, an egg cosy, a star, a Christmas pudding, gingerbread hearts, a mini Christmas sweater and much more.
Perfect his and hers roll neck jumpers for you to create in those always-on-trend Nordic style patterns. This is a must-have for experienced knitters looking to make something of catalogue quality.
This long length coat pattern is a designer's dream, featuring extended shoulders, shoulder pads, bias cuffs and other decorative details you'll fall in love with.
This fast and easy pattern from Butterick can help you make your own modern-style winter coat with an eye-catching shawl collar.
12 gorgeous wreaths and 12 matching mini projects prove that wreaths are for more than just Christmas. There is a wide variety to choose from, including spring, summer, autumn and winter wreaths, plus a gorgeous succulents wreath as well as Easter, Halloween and Christmas wreaths to put together.
Make a plethora of cold weather accessories with 100 fast and simple knitting ideas, including scarves, wrist warmers, hats, snoods and boot cuffs.