We classify our patterns into Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level. Below you will find what we mean by these levels in terms of techniques for both Knitting and Crochet, to help you classify your patterns.

Pattern difficulty for knitting patterns


  • Cast on & off
  • Knit & Purl e.g. Stocking & Garter stitch
  • Simple increase & decrease


  • Combinations of Knit & Purl e.g. Moss & Rib stitch
  • Changing colour (Simple stripes)
  • Picking up stitches
  • Single cable pattern


  • Fair Isle
  • Combination of cabling pattern
  • Lace work
  • Complex colour work
  • Casting on from an angle