Alyssa McFarland

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Knitting: Bonnet
This hat is knit from the top down because I wanted the colors to flow seamlessly to take advantage of the rainbow striping pattern of the yarn. Using boucle yarn also helped with the seemless effect, because you can’t easily tell that I switched from stockinette to ribbing at the flap. The back flap helps keep the ears and back of the head war...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I wanted a companion hat that would go with Sprite by Lynn DT Hershberger. This hat uses the same chevron stitch pattern, but I changed the edging a little and invented my own decreases. I’ve provided two sizes that are appropriate for the average adult woman; it is possible to adjust for additional sizes by changing the number of 12 stitch rep...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a half pi shawl pattern comprised of mostly stockinette, with lace insertions every 12 rows. The lace portions are either a single row of eyelets, or a 12-row eyelet lattice. The shawl is worked from the back of the neck to the bottom edge, with L1L (left lifted) or yo (yarn over) increases every so many rows to increase the row length ...