Stephannie Tallent

I strive to create clever, elegant patterns that keep your attention & interest as a knitter.

I’m inspired by a variety of things: places I’ve been, California natural history, the Arts & Crafts movement, Art Deco and Art Nouveau motifs, interesting stitch patterns from around the world, and of course, the yarn and fiber itself.

I love trying new techniques — and old techniques in new ways. Cables, twisted stitches, lace, colorwork, braids…

Think old techniques in modern styles.

Join my Rav Group: Sunset Cat Designs

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On the non-knitting front, I’m a small animal relief veterinarian in Southern California. I’m married to Dave, a high school physics teacher. No kids except for the four footed: Rigel, an English Cocker spaniel, and two Tonkinese cats, Meggie and Cali. That’s Obi in the pic above; he passed away this year.

  • Colorwork
  • Fingerless Mitts: Cabled and Textured
  • Cowls
  • Lace Shawls, Cowls and Stoles
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original designs  

from The Wild West: Stranded
from The Wild West: Stranded
from The Wild West: Stranded
from The Wild West: Stranded
from The Wild West: Cables
from The Wild West: Cables
from Dreaming of Shetland
from The Wild West: Cables
from The Wild West: Cables
from The Wild West: Cables
from The Wild West: Lace 1
from The Wild West: Lace 1
from The Wild West: Lace 1
from Sunset Cat Designs
from The Wild West: Lace 1
from The Wild West: Lace 1
from Sunset Cat Designs
from Club Awesome
from Dragonfly Fibers Club
from Stitch Mountain
from Hitch: Patterns Inspired by the Films...
from Hitch: Patterns Inspired by the Films...
from Sunset Cat Designs
from Hitch: Patterns Inspired by the Films...
from twist collective fall 2013
from Wool of the Andes 2013 Collection
from Wool of the Andes 2013 Collection
from Sunset Cat Designs
from Sunset Cat Designs
from Sunset Cat Designs
from Cooperative Press 2012 Sock/Mitt Proj...
from Autumn Nostalgia
from Autumn Nostalgia
from Autumn Nostalgia
from Autumn Nostalgia
from Sunset Cat Designs
from Fresh Designs: Men
from Ravens in Snow eBook
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits
from California Revival Knits