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Patterns we love Queen's 90th: royal patterns on the LoveKnitting blog

Published on June 9th, 2016 | by Merion

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Our favourite royal patterns!

We’re celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday this week with a selection of right royal patterns! From fun stashbuster knits to elegant shawls, we think Her Majesty would love these!

royal patterns: The Queen's Corgis on the LoveKnitting blog

Celebrate the Queen’s birthday with some royal knitting! The Queen is well known for her favourite dog breed, the Corgi, and has owned over 30 corgies during her lifetime. We love Deadly Knitshade’s Queen’s Corgis pattern – perfect for a royal celebration!

royal patterns: The Queen & Daniel Craig plus corgis on the LoveKnitting blog

Always a great sport, here is the Queen with James Bond (Daniel Craig) and the royal corgis starring in the Olympic Opening Ceremony. Click here for the hilarious clip!

royal patterns: Queen Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Cover by Andrew Lucas on the LoveKnitting blog

The Queen Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Cover by Andrew Lucas

Hilarious! Knit a chocolate cover in the shape of the Queen! These would make fabulous toppers for a cake, or sit prettily on a tray of cup cakes.

Queens 90th: Summer Tea Cosy and bunting on the LoveKnitting blog

Summer Tea Cosy & Bunting by Sue Stratford

Nothing says summer birthday like bunting. We love this gorgeous teacosy adorned with tiny bunting – with knitted bunting to match! Set yourself up in the garden with a place of scones, jam and cream, and a nice big pot of tea – what more do you need for a proper English celebration?

Queens 90th: The Birthday Shawl by Kates Twirl on the LoveKnitting blogThe Birthday Shawl by Kate’s Twirl

Surely Her Royal Highness, (and every other birthday girl!) would love The Birthday Shawl by Kate Ellis of Kate’s Twirl. Knitted top down, this is an ideal first shawl for beginners. The lace edging is added after a simple garter stitch body and the whole shawl knits up very quickly, so it’s ideal for a gift. You’ll need 365m (395 yards) of 4ply or fingering weight yarn, which is approximately 100g. Try Fyberspates Scrumptious 4ply, a beautiful blend of merino wool and silk, or Cascade Heritage 150, which comes in some truly delicious shades and 150g has 450m for a great price.

What would you knit the girl who has everything?

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Merion admits that her stash is wildly out of control, but has many projects in dream-form! She loves knitting, crochet, Shire horses, cake and garden swing-seats.


Last updated: June 8th, 2016.

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