Messy Mama Makes

Messy Mama creations and patterns

Category Archives: clothing

Scoop neck sweater (take 2)

I made this scoop neck sweater a year and a half ago and as much as I love it I wanted a sweater with a higher neckline at the back, … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erika’s Cardigan

This was another “tester” of a cardigan – testing out to see whether I liked it or not – which I ended up falling completely in love with! Here she … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

A wee little thing that I made…!

Isn’t she darling?! Our little nutgirl – the main reason for my prolonged absence on here – graced us with her appearance rather swiftly at a minute before midnight on … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Chunky Buttoned Cowl

This buttoned cowl pattern uses 100g of chunky yarn and a 5mm hook. I used King Cole Glitz Chunky for this project. The pattern is written using US terms. It … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Candy Stripes and Blue Waves

Well here’s a new venture for me…. actually listing a pattern for sale!! The Blue Waves sweater is finally finished, the pattern has been written up, the sweater photographed (almost … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment


I’ll confess, I’m not really a shawl-lover. I’ve made a couple of shawl-style scarves which I love, but have been resisting the shawl madness which I’ve seen everywhere. As much … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

A forest of biscuits and a riot of snowdrops

It’s cold out there and I just want to hibernate! These look good enough reasons to hibernate… A Forest of Biscuits These are simple 3-2-1 biscuits, or sugar cookies. 300g … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cabled Headband

This is a little cabled headband I made yesterday – it’s pretty sweet! I’ve been getting into cables recently, they’re quite fun to do. I’m nowhere near fantastic with them … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Road Trip Scarf

Another creation based on one of Zooty Owl’s patterns! I love the Road Trip Scarf. I actually bought yarn for myself and decided the best thing would be a scarf! … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · 6 Comments

Peacock Tutu Dress

This was SUCH an enjoyable make! I’d wanted to make a tutu dress for AGES but I don’t have girls and my boys aren’t really into dresses at the moment … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 2 Comments