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eBook : 5 patterns

Speckle and Stone is a collection of 5 knitting patterns that celebrates color, interesting constructions, and bold geometric motifs. Author Alexis Winslow in her quintessential modern, graphic aesthetic, draws inspiration from her background as a potter and painter, presenting pieces that mix yarn or Fair Isle patterning in fun and clever ways. Each project will delight the knitter with modern detailing and thoughtfully written instructions.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Pullover
This classic crew neck pullover has an unusual top-down seamless set-in sleeve construction that is fun to knit and practically fail-proof. The design features a mottled texture effect that is produced by holding two strands of contrasting colored yarn together. Top-down construction allows for easy length adjustment and a personalized fit.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This adorable hat features a vintage-inspired geometric fair isle motif with a cheerfully colored striped background. The hat is worked in the round from a chart with easy to understand integrated crown shaping, and comes in two sizes; fitted and slouchy. Only 25-30 yards of DK weight yarn is needed for each background stripe, so this is a great...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These long fingerless mittens feature a striking triangular stripe motif that is achieved by working a pattern of short rows and color changes. Two strands of yarn are held together throughout to create a thick, warm fabric. The marled texture effect in some of the triangles comes from holding two contrasting strands together and lends a rustic ...
Knitting: Cardigan
This cocoon style cardigan makes a bold statement with its modern billowy silhouette, and very cool offset stripe motif on the back. The marled texture is achieved by holding a contrasting strand of fingering weight yarn together with a DK weight yarn throughout. This technique brings cohesiveness to the design, and tones down the bold bright co...
Knitting: Cardigan
This dazzling v-neck cardigan is an undeniable showstopper. The design features a graphic all-over stranded colorwork motif that is worked in the round and steeked. Except for the edging, the entire cardigan is worked from a chart, however the rhythmic motif is very easy to memorize. In fact, you’ll probably find yourself referring to the chart ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Zea Hat features a fun popcorn stitch pattern and a pompom at the crown. Twisted ribbing at the brim provides crisp structure around the face and helps keep the slouchy style perfectly in place. The hat is worked in the round from the brim to the crown. The optional attached pompom is a perfect finishing touch.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The Zea Fingerless Mitts are a perfect transitional accessory for cool fall weather, or an icy office building. The design features a fun popcorn stitch pattern and twisted rib edgings. The pattern is worked in the round from the cuff to the knuckles with integrated thumb gusset shaping for a beautiful fit.
Knitting: Mittens
The Mitsy Mittens make a special gift for a very lucky little one. Knit the pattern with finer yarn and smaller needles to make an adorable tiny ornament for your Christmas tree. Or, use the modifications suggested at the end of the pattern to make a super cozy adult sized version.
Knitting: Pullover
The Brewster Pullover has a very unusual top-down seamless set-in sleeve construction that is practically fail-proof. The design also features playful geometric color-work motifs that are easy to memorize. Top-down construction allows for easy length adjustment for a personalized fit.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is the plus sized version of the popular Delancey Cardigan by Alexis Winslow.
Knitting: Cardigan
The Georgina Cardigan is sweetly feminine with a soft vintage feel. Captivating details like the cabled eyelet edging and off-set shoulder construction make this pattern a timeless treasure. The 3/4 length sleeves are easily modified to full length and feature a delicate chevron lace panel. The Georgina Cardigan will dress up any outfit and look...
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless mitts are feminine yet functional. Knitted with fingering weight yarn, they feature two small lacy leaves across the back of the hand knitted from a chart. The pattern includes directions for an optional attached rosette for even more feminine flair. The interesting mock-honeycomb borders at both the top and bottom are created f...
Knitting: Cardigan
Also available as a PLUS SIZE pattern here
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Gowanus, delicate and versatile, is for fickle fall weather and snappy spring mornings. It can be worn draped around the neck as a stylish transitional accessory, a 3-seasons scarf, or over the shoulders as a small shawlette for a more classic look.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
The Arbuckle ear flap hat was inspired by the ancient and beautiful Arbuckle Mountains in Southern Oklahoma. The striking colorwork motifs are re mini cent of the soft low peaks, the streams of crystal clear spring water, and the charming little waterfalls that grace the landscape of this old mountain range.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This attractive hat features an easy two-colored design. The motif is fun to knit and quick to memorize. The two strands of yarn create a double layer that will keep your head nice and warm. It is knitted in the round with DK weight yarn on US #5 needles from a chart. Make it your own by varying your color choices from stripe to stripe!
Knitting: Gloves
These beautifully patterned gloves were inspired by the spectacular red bud trees that bloom in the springtime in Oklahoma. They are knitted in the round with 2 colors of fingering weight yarn, making a double layer that will keep your hands extra warm. The gloves are knitted from a chart but detailed written instructions are also included with ...
Knitting: Gloves
These beautifully patterned gloves were inspired by damask motifs and feature an unusual brocade design on the back. They are knitted in the round with 2 colors of fingering weight yarn, making a double layer that will keep your hands extra warm. The gloves are knitted from a chart but detailed written instructions are also included with the pat...
Knitting: Cardigan
This seamless sweater has a modern look with an easy fit through the body, gentle shaping at the waist and slim fit through the arms. The unusual shoulder construction is accentuated by an optional vertical intarsia stripe.