Courtesy of Sheila Dixon’s Hand Spinning News for this month, I thought I’d pass on these FREE patterns she found!
This one is to knit your own Christmas Stocking. Of course the pattern is free because you are supposed to buy the exact wool from the German (I think) company that is giving away the pattern, but, as the final size is not all that important, I think you could easily use any 2 ply wool combinations, especially if you have spun them yourself. The pattern on the socks is apparently Latvian. You can find the pattern HERE. You have to fill in a form to get it, but it is FREE!
The second free pattern is for making this rather interesting leaf garland. If you crochet you will find it very easy – if you don’t, its worth having a look because there are very full instructions on how to make each piece, and you could probably make it yourself anyway!