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eBook : 12 patterns

12 beautiful designs inspired by the English seasons.

eBook : 9 patterns

Born & Bred is a stunning collection of 9 designs in Yorkshire wool (from Yorkshire sheep!) by Yorkshire designer Ann Kingstone.

eBook : 15 patterns

‘Novel Knits, British Literature in Stitches’ is a collection of 15 knitting patterns from British designer Ann Kingstone. The designs are themed around the works of three of Britain’s most famous authors, Jane Austen, JRR Tolkien, and JK Rowling. With patterns catering to a broad range of abilities, Novel Knits is one knitting book ‘to rule them all’!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Food Cozy
These little egg cosies were inspired by some vintage embroidered ones I own, originating from Holland I beleive.
Knitting: Pullover
This is the children’s version of my William pattern, from Stranded Knits. The stranded colourwork design is adapted from the lovely Brother Rabbit pattern by English ‘Arts and Crafts’ designer, William Morris.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
‘Wesley Bob’ is an old Yorkshire dialect term for Christmas tree decorations. These ones are carefully designed to make beautifully spherical ornaments.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A traditional top-down sock featuring Bavarian cables. The pattern includes full written instructions and charts. Sized to fit 20½(23:25½)cm/8(9:10)” ankle/mid-foot circumferences.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Betty is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Feet / Legs - Other
The Wharfe wellytoppers are part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Vest
Little Tyke is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These ‘Lovely Socks’ feature stranded colourwork inspired by the knitting traditions of the Shetland Isles and Scandinavia.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Baht ‘At is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Pullover
Hild is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Ilkley Moor is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Roseberry is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Slippers
The Swaledale Clogs are part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book can be purchased in print from their online shop, here. baa ram ewe ship worldwide.
Knitting: Pullover
Wetwang is part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.
Knitting: Pullover
Designed to flatter, April features side shaping for the waist, and short rows to scoop the front neck.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
A flattering semi-fitted coat. Feather and fan panels with increasing width create flared sleeves and skirt. Knitted in an alpaca blend aran weight yarn, the coat is designed to be super-warm, with a slouchy hood for extra comfort.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitted in a laceweight silk yarn, this cardigan has a very slinky drape, and is cool enough for the hottest days of summer. A great choice for showing off your lace knitting skills.
Knitting: Slippers
Featuring beautiful felted roses, these cosy slippers make ideal gifts for elegant ladies, including you!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Though it was inspired by a Georgian woven Kashmir shawl, this wrap has a chic contemporary feel.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The socks feature an unusual placement of the arch increases - immediately next to the lace panel on each side.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Both versions of the shawl (sportweight and DK) are 50” wide by 28” deep after blocking.
Knitting: Pullover
A uniquely constructed yoke; the overlace and contrast underlayer are knitted separately on picked up stitches from the same circle of icord. The two layers are joined at the bottom of the yoke with a three needle icord bind-off. Lots of fun, and much easier than it sounds!
Knitting: Gloves
A summer concert, or a high school dance? You decide!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The stole starts at the centre with Judy’s Magic Cast-On, then grows outwards with increasing at the corners.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The PDF pattern contains full written instructions, including row-by-row instructions for the stitch patterns involved. The stitch patterns are also charted, and a blocking diagram is provided with clear measurements in both imperial and metric units.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The pattern features charts for the thumb gusset, the main hand, and the lace edging. Full written instructions accompany the charts to guide you through every stage of the project.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
These sweet little hearts make ideal tree ornaments, or scented wardrobe sachets.
Knitting: Slippers
Thse slippers are a great little project for practising stranded knitting techniques, including steeks. The pattern is supported by written and video tutorials in the Knitting School at www.AnnKingstone.com (linked from the PDF).
Knitting: Baby Blanket, Blanket - Other
Kellynch is also available in Ann’s book, Novel Knits.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless mitts are a quick and easy knit. They are also a great project for learning and practicing one-row buttonhole and three-needle bind-off methods. The pattern guides the knitter step-by step through these methods.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The pattern for Mansfield is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Pullover
The pattern for Pemberley is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Scarf
The Lanthir Lamath pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Vest
This lovely scoop neck vest with side shaping features sheep, needles and yarn, a choice of national flowers (roses, thistles, daffodils, or shamrocks) and flags of the patron saints of Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Hartfield pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Slippers
Purchase includes both patterns (i.e. the ladies version and the men’s version).
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The Northanger pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in Stitches.
Knitting: Pullover
The Lissuin pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Headwrap
The Lady of the Wood Wimple pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Knee-highs
For sexy Slytherins!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The Lady of the Wood Mitts pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Lórien pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Scarf
Traditional selbu stars and Nordic border motifs adorn this double knitted scarf which is named after the long-running British astronomy programme presented by Sir Patrick Moore!
Knitting: Scarf
Delicate blooms scatter over this snuggly scarf. Romantically feminine for an adult, soft and girly for a child.
Knitting: Afghan block
This blanket square features an unusual double increase and twisted stitch columns. Designed in response to The Knitter magazine’s blanket campaign in aid of the UK charity, MacMillan Cancer Support.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
This pretty drawstring bag would make a lovely accessory for any special occasion, especially weddings.
Knitting: Knee-highs
Hogwarts knee-high socks bearing the school motto ‘Never Tickle A Sleeping Dragon’.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Chaussettes de Beauxbatons pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Tote
The Fleur Tote pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Luna’s Moonlight sock pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.
Knitting: Knee-highs
This is the third in my set of four designs for the Hogwarts Houses. It features the house heraldic motif (a ‘lion rampant’), and a house cheer (‘Roar Gryffindor’). The fairisle border and foot pattern are designed to be evocative of the medieval origins of the Hogwarts Houses.
Knitting: Tote
Pattern for a felted shoulder bag designed for the Hogwarts Sock Kit Swap. The latin text roughly translates as ‘Never Needle A Magical Knitter’. The swap-specific ‘HSKS’ lettering may be omitted and the embroidery re-positioned to make the bag suitable for other magical knitters!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pretty socks with a diamond eyelet pattern, sized for little girls aged 5-7 years. The socks work in any standard sock yarn, including self-striping yarns as shown.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A basic ribbed sock pattern to fit children aged 4-6 years. Can be knitted as knee-highs, or as ankle socks as required - just adjust the length of the leg accordingly. Looks great in self-patterning yarns as shown in the photo.
Knitting: Knee-highs
This is the second in my set of four designs for the Hogwarts Houses. It features the house heraldic motif (a badger), and a house cheer (‘Huzzah Hufflepuff’). The fairisle border and foot pattern are designed to be evocative of fleur-de-lys, a medieval pattern often used in heraldry. I recommend using knitting-in elastic in the cuff...
Knitting: Knee-highs
Knee high Ravenclaw House socks designed whilst participating in the Hogwarts Sock Kit Swap. The design was prompted by ‘Lavender Ackerly’ (a Potter-style alias) who suggested I should design some ‘proper Ravenclaw socks’. The socks feature the house eagle, and a house cheer - ‘Soar Ravenclaw’. I have worked t...
Knitting: Knee-highs
The Durmstrang Socks pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in stitches.