ALL items and patterns on this web site and web shop are designed for display in Dolls Houses and are NOT available in full size.

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Welcome to Buttercup Miniatures

From Tudor times to the present day

If you prefer to purchase our patterns as instantly downloadable pdf versions, please visit our Ravelry Store, but please note not all patterns on this site are for scale miniatures, please check patterns before you buy.

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Check out the pages of our web site for all your miniature knitting and miniature crochet needs. We specialise in designing miniature knitting patterns and miniature crochet patterns for dollhouse dolls and dolls houses (these are marketed under the name Farthing Patterns). Extra information, hints and tips, customer gallery and more free patterns can be found on our Buttercup Blog site.


We make our own range of very fine knitting needles suitable for miniature knitting from 2 mm (size 14) down to 0.38 mm (size 28), cable needles and stitch holders and carry a wide range of yarns suitable for miniature knitting and miniature crochet.


We also produce kits for miniature knitting and dolls house accessories, as well as some ready made accessories for your dolls house.


Only a small selection from the 1/12th (one inch) scale and 1/24th (half inch) scale - knitting & crochet patterns, yarn, needles, hooks, kits & accessories from Tudor times to the present day that we offer are shown on these pages, but the full range can be seen on our online store.


If you are a bona fide trader (dealer) and wish to become a stockist of our products please e-mail us or see our Worldwide Stockists page for more details.


If you have not tried miniature knitting or miniature crochet before, why not check out our free miniature knitting patterns and free miniature crochet patterns on our free miniature knitting and crochet pattern page. We also have regular free knitting and crochet patterns on our newsletter - don't miss out -subscribe today and on our Buttercup Blog pages




We operate a MAIL ORDER service VIA OUR ONLINE STORE only.

The web shop card transactions are processed via PayPal's secure server and we also have a current Security certificate on the web shop itself.


Telephone: 0844 251 0590 (UK ONLY - calls charged at 5p per minute - BT landlines only, other operators and calls from mobiles may charge more)

If you wish to contact us from outside the UK please e-mail us.

During Office Hours - Mon to Fri: 9.00am to 5.00pm UK Local Time.


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