Vikki Bird


Vikki Bird

Vikki Bird is a knitwear designer based in North East England. She specialises in bright and bold children's designs, often taking inspiration from the suggestions of her two children, and also likes to design homewares and small accessories.

Projects by Vikki Bird


Peter Rabbit Pillow + Blanket Set

Peter Rabbit Pillow + Blanket Set

This unisex blanket and pillow set features an array of bunny silhouettes that make it the perfect addition to any baby’s nursery. Knitted from the bottom up, the blanket’s bunnies are added using the intarsia technique, and the entire piece is finished off using a moss stitch border. The Bunny Pillow is a much smaller project, featuring a single bunny at its center. Add a touch of woodland whimsy to any room using this charming set.

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Baby Bunnies Cardigan

Baby Bunnies Cardigan

What’s cuter than a knit bunny? An entire band of bunnies! This little A-Line cardigan is not only cute, but it’s a blast to make. Knitted from the top down, this design features a garter stitch border with buttons down the front, and a charming row of rabbits at the bottom. The row of bunnies are stranded, with cabling and bobbles to make them stand out. They are knitted on a reverse stocking stitch panel, while the rest of the garment is knitted in plain stocking stitch.

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Leaf Socks

These socks feature a simple lace pattern, and are ankle length to make them even more appropriate for spring. The picot cuff adds a delicate detail that’s perfect for the season. The socks are knit from the toe up, with a gusset and slipped stitch heel flap.

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Snowflake Infinity Scarf

The Snowflake Infinity Scarf features a tessellating snowflake design based on traditional Scandinavian knitting. The cowl is designed to be long enough to wrap around the neck twice for extra warmth. You’ll love this attractive design featuring a Fair Isle technique knit in the round.

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Winter Garden Gate Throw

This throw is inspired by the twisted lines and spirals of wrought iron ornamental work often found in garden gates. Knit in one piece with a moss stitch border, cables galore, and in a super soft yarn, this is the throw you’ll enjoy spending time on.

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Fit for a Prince Vest  

Inspired by clothes worn by Prince George, the third in line to the UK throne, the Fit for a Prince Vest is a classic, preppy-style baby vest that will charm locals near and far. Knit with v-necks on both the front and back, this adorable project will slip easily on and off of baby’s head to making changing a breeze.

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Summer Blankets

I have always been a big fan of knitted blankets, having slept under one knitted by my mum every night as a child, and they are now my go to project for new babies and wedding presents. One of my favorite things to do in the autumn and winter is to work on a blanket

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Bobbled Chevron Cowl

This bright blue cowl is short and chunky and inspired by traditional designs knitted by assorted fishing communities around the UK coast. According to stories, each fishing port had its own pattern so those lost at sea could be reunited with their homes. This cowl is ideal for beginners as a first project in the round.

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Scalloped Edge Cowl

The Scalloped Edge Cowl is a stylish delight that will look wonderful on anybody. The body pattern follows a basic 4-row lace pattern repeat and features a deep scalloped edge and another, unique scalloped border. Long enough to be wrapped around the neck twice for warmth, if needed, this cowl is sure to be a winter staple.

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Sticking to It

Last year I turned 32, which terrified me since 16 didn’t seem all that long ago but was now as half a lifetime ago. To soften the blow a little, and to make sure that the time that was whizzing by was better spent, I decided to write a list of 32 smaller and more

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