Woolly Thoughts Toilet Roll Covers

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These toilet roll covers come from several different sources. 'Toilet Roll Covers' is a book available from booksellers. 'Roll Models' is an ebook, with 7 characters, available from Ravelry. The patterns are also available individually. 'Rolling Around' is an ebook with 11 mathematically inspired covers, available from Ravelry.

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Toilet Roll Covers (Book)

Tinkling the Ivories from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Tinkling the Ivories

This striking cover is made to look like the keys of a piano - use ivory instead of white if you prefer.

Polar Pete from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Polar Pete

This cuddly cub is a long way from the Arctic - but he’ll happily sit on your chilly china to protect your spare roll.

Drum Roll from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Drum Roll

This jolly cover is a great way to use up small amounts of yarn in cheerful primary colours.

Terrific Topper from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Terrific Topper

This jaunty topper starts with a basic crochet cover and gets its showtime looks from a simple brim and an added ribbon band.

Degree of Success from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Degree of Success pattern by Woolly Thoughts

My son graduated from Oxford as a Master of Physics in 2000. Some years later I used his academic dress as the basis for this little chap. The outfit isn’t completely accurate. The suit should be darker (but wouldn’t have shown up under the gown) and he should be wearing a white bow tie.

Walk in the Woods from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Walk in the Woods pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This cover is best for the more experienced knitter because of the number of different colours used.

Bird Sanctuary from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Bird Sanctuary

This brick-effect knitted cover is easier than it looks, and simple embroidery and a flock of tiny birds make it a real flight of fancy.

Jester Minute from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Jester Minute pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This zany cover is made in four identically-shaped pieces so it is easy to vary the colours - go as crazy as you like!

Odds and Ends from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Odds and Ends

This economical cover made from scraps of yarn is ideal for a novice knitter, as any minor errors are hidden by the texture of the work.

Roll in the Hay from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Roll in the Hay

This clever cover is made to look just like a hayrick, and is ideal for a contemporary bathroom in natural shades.

Perfect Piggy from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Perfect Piggy

This cheeky chappie could make the perfect addition to the bathroom for a family with young children

Paper Tiger from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Paper Tiger pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This jolly addition to your bathroom looks friendly rather than fierce - a real paper tiger.

Coming Up Roses from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Coming Up Roses

This pretty cover is smothered in flowers made in a variety of shapes and hues - let your imagination run riot.

Humpty Dumpty from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Humpty Dumpty

This cheerful egg-head will perch happily on your bathroom shelf - but, unlike the nursery rhyme character, he is unbreakable!

Mop Head from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Mop Head

This fun cover looks a bit like a shaggy wool rug, and it is made in a similar way by hooking the strands through a base of crochet.

All That Glitters from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: All That Glitters

This gorgeously glitzy cover makes innovative use of the gold strip left after sequins have been stamped out, which is available from craft or haberdashery shops.

Funky Chains pattern from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Funky Chains pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Chains threaded through the rows of knitting give this cover a contemporary feel that is particularly effective if you choose a dark shade of yarn.

Zig-zag Sweater from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Zig-zag Sweater pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This cover is best for the more experienced knitter because of the pattern - but beginners can work it plain.

Simply Stunning from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Simply Stunning

This easy garter stitch cover can be made in any colour combination and is perfect for the novice knitter.

Stacking Cubes from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Stacking Cubes

The sides of this cover are made from a series of cube-effect modules, and it looks particularly effective in subtly toning shades.

Keyboard Skills from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Keyboard Skills pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This clever cover made to look like the letters of a keyboard is great for computer wizards.

Coiled Spring from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Coiled Spring

Surface crochet added to the main part of this cover stands out to give the impression of a coiled spring.

Brilliant Bobble from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Brilliant Bobble

This clever little hat would be an ideal present for a sports fan, made in the colours of his or her favourite team.

Toilet Toll Covers book - contains patterns for many, but not all, of the patterns on this board

Toilet Toll Covers book - contains patterns for many, but not all, of the patterns on this board

Amazing Aran from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Amazing Aran pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around

Rolling Around: 6-colour Spiral - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: 6-colour Spiral pattern by Woolly Thoughts

A rainbow round your toilet roll! Not quite - because there are only six colours used here. This is a very colourful toilet roll cover but you can use more subtle shades, if you prefer.

Rolling Around: Windmills - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Windmills pattern by Woolly Thoughts

I have made a lot of toilet roll covers. Some were for our Toilet Roll Covers book; some have been of a more mathematical nature.

Rolling Around: 4-colour Spiral - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: 4-colour Spiral pattern by Woolly Thoughts

The subtle colours of this spiral make it quite difficult to notice that there are four different shades. You could use bright colours to make it more spectacular.

Rolling Around: Square to Eternity - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Square to Eternity

Over the years I have made a lot of toilet roll covers. Some were for our Toilet Roll Covers book; some have been of a more mathematical nature. Rolling Around is a collection of simple patterns, each inspired by a mathematical idea.

Rolling Around: Knit Fibonacci - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Knit Fibonacci

It is difficult to fit the Fibonacci Sequence on to something as small as a toilet roll cover. This one shows the terms 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13 in garter ridges.

Rolling Around: Counting - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Counting

I have made a lot of toilet roll covers. Some were for our Toilet Roll Covers book; some have been of a more mathematical nature. What could be simpler than this one that uses counting numbers, which fit very nicely around a toilet roll.

Rolling Around: 2-colour Spiral - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: 2-colour Spiral pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Two colours spiral round each other in this quick and easy-to-make toilet roll cover.

Rolling Around: Crochet Fibonacci Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Crochet Fibonacci pattern by Woolly Thoughts

It is not easy to ft the Fibonacci Sequence on to a toilet roll cover. There is not room to show much of the sequence. This crochet cover represents the numbers 1, 1, 2, 3, 5 and then reverses those terms in the opposite colours.

Rolling Around: Lucas - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Lucas pattern by Woolly Thoughts

I have made a lot of toilet roll covers. Some were for our Toilet Roll Covers book; some have been of a more mathematical nature.

Rolling Around: Pi - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Pi

The digits of Pi go on forever. Someone recently printed a mile of Pi on a roll of paper. This toilet roll cover shows just a few of them.

Rolling Around: Pentominoes - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Rolling Around: Pentominoes

This cover shows the twelve pentominoes fitted together as a rectangle which wraps round to form a cylinder.

Roll Models

Theory of Rollativity - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: Theory of Rollativity pattern by Woolly Thoughts

It is reported that Albert Einstein once said

Royal Flush - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: Royal Flush

A regal addition to your bathroom. This little lady is queen of the toilet roll.

Roll Models: Roland - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: Roland

Meet Roland - another of our Paper People toilet roll covers. He is dressed in pants, hoodie and beanie.

Toilet Roll Cover: Lulu - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: Lulu pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Meet Lulu - a toilet roll cover to add fun to any bathroom. Dress her in colours to suit your bathroom or make her as a mascot doll for your favourite cheerleader.

Ravelry: Roll Models

Roll Models - patterns

Toilet Roll Cover: The Wicked Witch - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: The Wicked Witch pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Make this evil witch to guard your toilet roll.

Toilet Roll Cover: Baby Wipes - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: Baby Wipes pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Toilet Roll Cover: Toilet Trainer - Pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Roll Models: Toilet Trainer pattern by Woolly Thoughts

Meet Toilet Trainer - another in our collection of Paper People toilet roll covers.

Other Pins

Tinkling the Ivories from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Tinkling the Ivories

This striking cover is made to look like the keys of a piano - use ivory instead of white if you prefer.

Polar Pete from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Polar Pete

This cuddly cub is a long way from the Arctic - but he’ll happily sit on your chilly china to protect your spare roll.

Drum Roll from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Drum Roll

This jolly cover is a great way to use up small amounts of yarn in cheerful primary colours.

Terrific Topper from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Terrific Topper

This jaunty topper starts with a basic crochet cover and gets its showtime looks from a simple brim and an added ribbon band.

Degree of Success from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Degree of Success pattern by Woolly Thoughts

My son graduated from Oxford as a Master of Physics in 2000. Some years later I used his academic dress as the basis for this little chap. The outfit isn’t completely accurate. The suit should be darker (but wouldn’t have shown up under the gown) and he should be wearing a white bow tie.

Walk in the Woods from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Walk in the Woods pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This cover is best for the more experienced knitter because of the number of different colours used.

Bird Sanctuary from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Bird Sanctuary

This brick-effect knitted cover is easier than it looks, and simple embroidery and a flock of tiny birds make it a real flight of fancy.

Jester Minute from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Jester Minute pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This zany cover is made in four identically-shaped pieces so it is easy to vary the colours - go as crazy as you like!

Odds and Ends from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Odds and Ends

This economical cover made from scraps of yarn is ideal for a novice knitter, as any minor errors are hidden by the texture of the work.

Roll in the Hay from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Roll in the Hay

This clever cover is made to look just like a hayrick, and is ideal for a contemporary bathroom in natural shades.

Perfect Piggy from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Perfect Piggy

This cheeky chappie could make the perfect addition to the bathroom for a family with young children

Paper Tiger from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Paper Tiger pattern by Woolly Thoughts

This jolly addition to your bathroom looks friendly rather than fierce - a real paper tiger.

Coming Up Roses from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Coming Up Roses

This pretty cover is smothered in flowers made in a variety of shapes and hues - let your imagination run riot.

Humpty Dumpty from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Humpty Dumpty

This cheerful egg-head will perch happily on your bathroom shelf - but, unlike the nursery rhyme character, he is unbreakable!

Mop Head from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: Mop Head

This fun cover looks a bit like a shaggy wool rug, and it is made in a similar way by hooking the strands through a base of crochet.

All That Glitters from Toilet Roll Covers book

Toilet Roll Cover: All That Glitters

This gorgeously glitzy cover makes innovative use of the gold strip left after sequins have been stamped out, which is available from craft or haberdashery shops.