Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads
The design of these mitts takes advantage of the nature of cables. The thumb opening is an open diamond between 2 cable crossings. The cable crossings are opposite for each mitt just like your hands are mirror images of each other. Turning the mitts inside out shows off an entirely different cable pattern. (See pics)
Knitting: Cowl, Hats - Other
This tubular cowl is knitted in the round with a spiraling cable pattern. An i-cord threaded through eyelets can be cinched and transform the cowl into a hat. A multipurpose accessory to keep either your head or neck warm. Both chart and written directions are given.
The Butterfly Lace Scarf balances the very open lace of the butterfly stitch with the beautiful halo of mohair to create texture and visual substance. The long floats are made by double yarn overs which are easier and quicker than dropping stitches, especially when working with mohair yarn. Although it may look tricky at first, it’s actually qui...
A fresh take on the classic leaf edging, the scarf is knitted from the center from a provisional cast-on toward the ends. The leaf edging is mirrored for both edges and tapered down to a point at the ends. Skills needed: increases, decreases, yarn overs, and picking up stitches from provisional cast on. Instructions include both text and charts.
The shrug is made in two pieces. The shoulder/sleeves part is worked from a provisional cast-on from center back to cuff and then cast-on picked up for other half. This gives flexibility for a perfect fit in the back width and sleeve length. The body is a rectangle. Optional short rows at back armpit gives a smoother fit.
The sweater is available in finished bust sizes 32-48”. The simple cable front presents a twist, a glimpse of skin inside the top diamond, intriguing yet quite modest. Except for the cable the sweater is knitted in reverse stockinet. There is no separate neckband, the ribbig is integrated into the body of the sweater. The cable pattern is presen...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Quick and easy knit. Innovative construction - Shell is knitted from the neck down so you can stop anytime to check fit. Increases in the center form the Chevron pattern. Front and back are identical, shoulders are slightly extended. The side panels knit the front and back together. The only finishing is shoulder seams. Slight negative ease reco...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
The yarn required varies between 6-8 skeins. The top starts as icords which grows into cables on the front. The icords are braided to match the cable pattern for the straps which then is knitted into the back. The pattern is updated to include both chart and text instructions.
The turquoise scarves are Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande, one 100 gram skein, 110 yards with size 11 needles about 5”x40” and the variegated scarf is hand dyed merino wool bulky weight 146 yards per skein size 10 needles 4.5”x40”. The scarves are 2x2 ribbed reversible cable. The keyholes are formed by 2 cable crossings next to each other. The point...