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eBook : 7 patterns

Mini Madness is a collection of accessory patterns designed specifically for mini skeins and gradients.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Scarf
Warm up your US size 6 needles and join me on a Very Merry MKAL adventure with 20 clues to keep your holiday season interesting. Each clue requires approx 10gms/46 yards of fingering weight yarn. Look for Clue 1 to drop Dec 1st.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I will be donating all proceeds from the sale of this pattern to Project Semicolon through the end of the month. Go out there and raise mental health awareness and help educate the public about suicide prevention.
Knitting: Tee
This cropped, boxy top takes a strand of cotton yarn and mohair held together to create a cloudy texture. Alternating blocks of stockinette and garter create an abstract top that is both fun to knit and wear.
Knitting: Cowl
This unusual cowl starts out with 2 color Fisherman’s rib incorporating mini skeins. Gradual increases and the combination of working back and forth and in the round create a versatile yoke style cowl that is easy to wear.
Knitting: Cardigan
This Cardigan is a statement piece for your romantic self. The gorgeous drape from the silk/linen blend, the peaked hem and the lace border suggest a stirring vista and an intricate association. This flattering cardigan complements all shapes and sizes and the hem makes a train or tale that appeals to the monarch or mermaid in all of us…
Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Dress
Inspired by nature’s original knitted creation, the spiderweb, Dream Weaver is a figure-flattering faux wrap style dress with a paneled skirt. Designed to be knit in a sport weight cotton/linen yarn, perfect for warmer weather.
Knitting: Cardigan
A Twisted Fiber Art, Destination Yarn and Afifa Knits production - Feeling Fetch is the cardigan every It girl needs. You won’t be sorry that everyone is jealous of you.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This oversized shawl is just what you need to keep you toasty warm while reading your tea leaves. Squishy worsted weight yarn and an easy to work stepped construction will have this cozy heart-shaped wrap flying off your needles in no time. Pick your three favorite colors, settle in for a Harry Potter movie marathon and get knitting.
Knitting: Pullover
Another fabulous collaboration with Forbidden Fiber Co., this yoke style sweater starts out with 2 color Fisherman’s rib incorporating mini skeins and a main color. Gradual increases create the rounded yoked shoulder, transitioning into a solid main body with pockets and a fun, colorful bottom band and cuffs. The construction is anything but bo...
Knitting: Scarf
If I worked at Honeydukes, what would I wear to keep warm? Why, the Flume Wrap, of course. It’s like wrapping yourself in a jar of jellybeans. Colorwork and bright minis convey the inside of a candy shop. The wrap is knit from end to end using 6 mini skeins in bright colors with a main color holding them all together.
Knitting: Cardigan
Inspired by Leann, Dyer Extraordinaire and proprietor of Forbidden Fiber Co., this cardigan has a delicate lace pattern on the back and side panels. A peplum is added along the bottom with a lace border that corresponds with a center lace panel running along the top of the sleeves. Picots and i-cord bind offs finish off this cardigan with a lit...
Knitting: Poncho
An American Girl in Paris is a breezy, floaty poncho top. Something to layer over a simple tank or tee to add romance to an outfit. This top is knit in one piece from the bottom front to the back, splitting at the neck to create arm slits for ease of movement. A simple lace detail at the borders and neckline highlight the delicate yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A Forbidden Christmas - Advent MKAL consists of 18 clues spread out over Dec 1st through the 24th. Each clue requires approx 55 yards of sport/DK weight yarn. Play along with us on Forbidden Fiber’s Ravelry Group.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed for the Yarnover Truck and Dragonfly Fibers’ exclusive colorway for Stitches SoCal 2018, California Waves is reminiscent of a wave pattern as it dissipates. A chevron stitch pattern, alternating in garter and stockinette, increases in width as the shawl grows. A stripey border and i-cord bind-off finish off this piece, giving it a poli...
Knitting: Pullover
Sick of wearing those tired old robes? Need a comfy, cozy jumper for your outing to Hogsmeade? The Lovegood Jumper has you covered. This Swancho has lots of positive ease to allow for quick moves if you get into a wand duel and extra long cuffed sleeves to slip your wand into. Now including an extended sleeve option!
Knitting: Cardigan
I visit my family, who live in Karachi, each summer. It’s an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends, eat favorite foods and immerse myself in the culture that’s such a large part of who I am. The rich history of my country is reflected in every design I produce. This year, Destination Yarns created four colorways inspired by different...
Knitting: Accessories - Other
Clue 1 and 2 of the Infinity War MKAL for Yarnover Truck’s Super Nerdy Yarn Club!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed for the Yarnover Truck and Apple Tree Knits Nerd Club, this shawl is inspired by a photo of the 10th Doctor (my favorite) and his companion, Rose. I completely nerded out over the design of this shawl by working increases on rows that are multiples of 10 and stitch patterns that are worked over a multiple of 10 stitches. Mock cables re...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Girls Just Wanna have Fun
Knitting: Scarf
The Voulez Vous scarf is a single skein, fingering weight, spring knit. The scarf is knit lengthwise, with increases and decreases at the end beginning of each section creating a step-like shape. Garter ridges alternate with lacy blocks to really show off a beautiful yarn. Tassels finish off this beautiful piece which is long enough to wrap aro...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Stripes, checks, fringe oh my! This shawl has got it all! Stockinette and garter stripes combined with some subtle colorwork to create checks along the border and some luscious fringe for that extra oomph. The double increases on the edges create a heart shaped shawl that’ll hug your shoulders. Grab your two favorite skeins of fingering weight ...
Knitting: Pullover, Dress
Have you ever wanted a truly versatile hand knit? One you can wear all year round, in every which way? Well, It’s All That is all that and more. It’s a sweater dress, a tunic, a cropped sweater and two, yes TWO, cowls to boot. The unique construction has you first knit the cropped sweater with a button band at the bottom. Next you knit a second...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This stunning shawl is a combination of stockinette and garter stripes. It’s knit in 2 separate wedges with picked up stitches, making it seamless. (No sewing!) The first wedge is knit from bottom up, and the second from side to side. Short rows along the bottom edge of the shawl create depth, giving this shawl an extra detail not found in most...
Knitting: Scarf
The El Gusano (caterpillar) scarf is a single skein, sport weight, transitional knit. Designed specifically for the 2017 San Diego Yarn Crawl, in collaboration with the Yarnover Truck and Forbidden Woolery. I took inspiration for this scarf from the variety of California caterpillars that grace this gorgeous state. The scarf is knit lengthwise,...
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This transitional shrug is knit from side to side as a rectangle. A cable and dropped stitch border set off a garter body. The garment is then grafted together to create armholes and stockinette sleeves with thumbholes are knit seamlessly on. This garment is meant to be worn with lots of positive ease. It is truly perfect for evenings as summer...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Alternating bands of garter and zig zag mesh really show off your yarn in this, oh so, on trend accessory. This shawl is knit from the bottom up with triangular increases for the garter sections and straight decreases for the mesh bands. The different type of increases add oomph to this not so standard shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This giant shawl is knit from tip to tip, incorporating single and double dropped stitches on one side offset by a fringed garter on the other. Wrap it around your front or drape it around your shoulders. Any which way you wear it, it’ll be a showstopper!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This two skein shawl is knit from tip to tip with a border knitted on along the bottom edge. The two yarns are highlighted by gradually increasing bands of garter and eyelet lace, ending in a picot bind off. Reminiscent of a summer evening sitting on a porch with a cool drink, this shawl will leave you feeling fine…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
My slight obsession with stepped edges gave birth to this stunning shawl. It combines all of my favorite things - striping, lace, and, of course, stepped edges. Knit from the bottom up, this shawl uses 2 contrasting colors of your favorite fingering weight yarn. It showcases both yarns with alternating striped and lace sections. A stand out pie...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Azimuth shawl is knit from tip to tip with 2 different size needles. Sudden increases and decreases result in a ruched effect, thus giving this shawl it’s unique texture. Once the body is completed, stitches are picked up along the bottom edge to create a horizontal border. Perfect for showcasing a variegated yarn. Or highlight the texture ...
Knitting: Cowl
This quick, fun cowl is knit in bulky weight yarn. The juxtaposition of a delicate mesh pattern with a bulky yarn, gives this accessory an interesting twist. Perfect for a quick evening knit by the fire. Make one for yourself, and one for a friend.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Two Steps Forward Shawl is knit from tip to tip with double increases and decreases creating a step-like effect along the bottom edge. A reversible mesh-like lace pattern makes both sides equally beautiful and easy to wear.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A traveler’s dream project, the Bird of Passage Shawl was born out of a collaboration between Forbidden Woolery and myself for Forbidden Woolery’s Wanderlust yarn club. This shawl has traveled with me over 4 continents and was designed specifically to be the perfect project to travel with. A single skein, half pi shawl that allows you to drift ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by Graphica’s Inspira Cowl and the gnarledpaw version of it created for a KAL., this is a slouchy hat topped by a massive pom pom. It perfectly complements the gnarledpaw version of the cowl and is just the right touch to top your noggin on a chilly winter day.
Knitting: Sweater - Other
A love of speckles, combined with a complementary solid, gave birth to this fun twist on a poncho. The garment is constructed with a center panel that employs an intricate cable pattern to showcase this gorgeous speckled yarn from gnarledpaw. The side panels are then picked up and knit outwards from the center in simple garter stitch.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
A transitional garment for fall, the Block City Shrug has a built-in i-cord edging, an airy drop stitch border and a stockinette panel. The varying stitch patterns serve to showcase a variegated yarn or bring interest to a solid colorway. This shrug will become one of the most indispensable pieces in your wardrobe.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
On occasion we should all strive to live outside the lines of life’s colorbook. This pattern is designed to give you something a little left of center for those days by taking a tradional garment and putting a fresh, graphic and slightly asymmetrical but perfectly weighted design on it. Go forth and color outside the lines today!
Knitting: Cowl
Are you looking for the perfect quick knit to showcase your new yarn? You’ve found it! This cowl is a great gift knit, although you might not want to give it up. A knotted rib pattern anchors a fun spiral stitch in the body of the cowl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This beautiful airy shawl was inspired by my recent trip home to visit my family after almost 3 years. The lacy sections represent the interconnectedness of our rich multicultural heritage and the garter sections represent the strength of our bonds, regardless of time and distance.
Knitting: Poncho
This poncho is the mini version of Bananamama. It is basically an extra wide rectangle, folded in half, buttoned and worn at an angle. The unique qualities of this chunky banana yarn, make it a quick, fun knit that your little one can can wear all year round.
Knitting: Poncho
This wrap is basically an extra wide rectangle, folded in half, buttoned and worn at an angle. The unique qualities of this chunky banana yarn, make it a quick, fun knit that you can wear all year round. Throw it on over a tank or a dress in warmer weather or a long sleeve top in cooler climes. Check out the accompanying child pattern - Baby Ba...
Knitting: Tee
This adorable summer tee is knit in the round from the bottom up. It separates for the front and the back at the sleeves. And oh, what eye-catching sleeves they are! The lacy cap sleeves are created with a simple, step lace pattern to add an airiness to the design. The loose casual feel of this tee makes it an ideal top for summer evenings.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This zippy little number will have people turning heads wherever you go. This shawl has a broad center spine showcasing a beautiful bamboo stitch pattern. The spine is bordered by two triangles with alternating bands of stockinette and garter stitch. The triangles grow as you knit creating an illusion that the center spine is narrowing as the s...
Knitting: Scarf
This gorgeous, breezy scarf will have you dancing all summer long. Extra long, with lots of texture and a generous fringe, throw it on when you run out the door in the morning, throw it in your purse for when you need it. It’ll add that extra special touch to any outfit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shaped shawl is a quick easy knit. Alternating sections of stockinette and garter stitch serve to really show off that special skein of fingering weight yarn you’ve been saving. A dropped stitch border further showcases the yarn and creates a lightness that’ll have you wearing this shawl all year round.
Knitting: Pullover
Get ready for festival season in this easy breezy Kimono style tunic. Gorgeous drape and a flattering shape will make you want to throw his sweater on after the sun goes down. With a main color running throughout the sweater and a collection of mini skeins making up the textured section, you can go wild with color.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Road rage? Not in these babies. Knit in the delightfully soft blend that is CoBaSi DK, these hand warmers will protect you from the morning chill, while you’re stuck in a traffic jam, going for a run or a hike. The yarn is machine washable, so don’t be afraid to throw these on for some dirty work.
Knitting: Cowl
Part of the Mini Madness collection, a collection of patterns designed specifically for mini skeins. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Part of the Mini Madness collection, a collection of patterns designed specifically for mini skeins. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Part of the Mini Madness collection, these mitts are sure to bring you lots of joy. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Part of the Mini Madness collection, a collection of patterns designed specifically for mini skeins. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Part of the Mini Madness collection, a collection of patterns designed specifically for mini skeins. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Part of the Mini Madness collection. A collection of patterns designed specifically for mini skeins and gradients. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Cowl
Part of the Mini Madness collection, a collection a patterns designed specifically for mini skeins and gradients. This collection consists of 7 accessories. You can purchase the entire collection as an e-book for $17.50 (which gets you all 7 patterns for half the price) or individual patterns for $5 each.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
June Lake is going to fast be-come your go to top for Spring. This versatile tunic can be worn over shorts, jeans, pants or skirts. Using just two skeins of fingering weight yarn, it is a fun, quick knit. Perfect for showcasing those special skeins. This body flatter-ing tunic has gradual A-line shaping with a sophisticated boat-neck. The garment...
Knitting: Tee
This airy summer T is perfect to wear over a tank with shorts or a maxi dress for a little extra coverage on chilly spring mornings and evenings.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the perfect fall cape/poncho/dress combo. Keep your body warm and your arms free in this stylish outerwear. The cape is knit in two pieces and attached using large buttons to make a casual, yet elegant fashion statement. The neck is then picked up from the joint pieces and knit in the round. The front is st...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is now available outside the KAL!
Knitting: Pullover
This oversized, colorblock sweater is the perfect knit for fall. The unusual, totally seamless, construction is fun to knit up and it gives you a chance to play with colors. This sweater is knit with the left side panel first, the right side panel is attached to the left panel as it’s constructed. Sleeve stitches are picked up at the armholes. ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
For my truly inspiring friend: Lucy, who knows no limits, regardless of what life throws her way. I adore you.
Knitting: Pullover
The ultimate transitional sweater for fall - wear it with shorts, jeans, over a dress. Any which way you fancy. This sweater is knit with the center panel first. Side panels are added on with picked up stitches. The side panels increase in width as you work them to create beautiful drape and a slimming line. The tapered ends provide a dramatic ...
Knitting: Cardigan
Inspired (and named) by writer extraordinaire, Jess, who gives classy a whole new edge This drapey cardi combines form and function. It is knit side to side starting with a seed stitch, and drop stitch border which is also incorporated down the center back to add interest.
Knitting: Cardigan
This sassy little split-open cardigan is my second pattern in a series dedicated to a few of my dear friends.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is the first in a series of 4 patterns inspired by my favorite knitters. This airy, spring shawl is inspired by environmental crusader - Louise. Save the planet!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cowl
A stunning, two-color slip-stitch pattern makes this easy to wear accessory a cozy hug for your neck. The i-cord cast-on and bind-off ground this cowl and make the contrast color pop.