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eBook : 6 patterns

This collection of five knitted pieces is themed around my favorite time of year: Fall in Vermont.

eBook : 8 patterns

This collection will is available both as an ebook/download AND a print copy. If you purchase the entire collection (which gets you all 8 PDFs), you will ALSO have a print copy of the book mailed to you.

eBook : 8 patterns

This is a collection of 8 knitwear pieces, two women’s sweaters, one men’s sweater, two shawls, one pair of socks, one pair of mitts and a cowl.

eBook : 4 patterns

This collection of 5 textured and lace-patterned socks contains a combination of great everyday socks to knit and wear. The patterns in this collection are re-releases that have been tested, tech edited and knit using all Wooly Wonka sock yarns. The new patterns contain expanded sizing and easier-to-read charting.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Scarf
This long rectangular scarf is suitable for beginner knitters or as a quick project for more advanced knitters. It is knit from one short end to the other, and features a garter stitch and knit/purl textured stitch pattern at each end, with the plain knit/purl pattern at the center.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This slightly larger than half-hexagonal shawl is worked from the neck down and features a wide slip-stitch patterned band at the hem. The shawl begins with a garter-tab and is worked with y/o increases in pie-shaped segments in the MC to the bottom border. A second CC is used to work a slip-stitch/mosiac pattern. The sample used less than 1 ful...
Knitting: Cardigan
A simple, streamlined yoke-neck cardigan, constructed from the bottom hem up with a slightly A-line shape. The sweater is worked using coordinating laceweight and fingering weight yarns for a very light garment with a lot of drape. The body is worked back and forth to the armpits with decreases at the bottom garter-stitch stripes to taper the bo...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This rectangular shawl is knit from one short end to the other, and grafted in the middle. It is knit from a drapey fingering weight yarn and will require 750-800 yards to knit as written. The pattern may be easily shortened or lengthened, but be aware this will alter the amount of yardage needed for the pattern. The lace patterns are presented ...
Knitting: Cowl
This 3-piece set features accessories with a twisted-stitch motif reminiscent of pine cones. The cowl may be worked as a snug-fitting neck warmer, or a longer version that can be wrapped around the neck. The mittens have stockinette palms and gusset thumbs for a snug fit. The tam is worked with concentric decreases at the crown for an interestin...
Knitting: Mittens
This 3-piece set features accessories with a twisted-stitch motif reminiscent of pine cones. The cowl may be worked as a snug-fitting neck warmer, or a longer version that can be wrapped around the neck. The mittens have stockinette palms and gusset thumbs for a snug fit. The tam is worked with concentric decreases at the crown for an interestin...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This 3-piece set features accessories with a twisted-stitch motif reminiscent of pine cones. The cowl may be worked as a snug-fitting neck warmer, or a longer version that can be wrapped around the neck. The mittens have stockinette palms and gusset thumbs for a snug fit. The tam is worked with concentric decreases at the crown for an interestin...
Knitting: Pullover
A trim fitting pullover with a slightly high waist, shaped with 4x4 ribbing and cabled motifs on the body. The body is worked in the round to the armpits, when the sleeve holes are shaped and the body is divided and worked separately for the front and back. The long ribbed sleeves also feature cabled motifs over ribbing, and are knit in the roun...
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
A mid-thigh length jacket, knit from the bottom hem up, with hems and front bands trimmed with knit/purl snowflake motifs. The jacket is cast on at the bottom hem and worked back and forth up through the waist shaping to the underarms. The body is then placed on hold and the sleeves are knit from the hem up to the underarms. The sleeves and body...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Arianrhod is the Celtic goddess of rebirth and the weaving together of fate and time. Her name translates loosely as “silver wheel”, representing the ever-turning wheel of the seasons. She is also symbolized by the moon and twining ivy, found in the motifs on these socks.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This long rectangular stole features an undulating wave pattern at the edges, with a central diamond-shape outlined with cables and a textured slip-stitch pattern. It is available in two sizes - 10” x 75” and 16” x 75” after blocking. The original was worked in Snowshoe Farm Alpacas 100% DK-weight alpaca, but any heavy sp...
Knitting: Pullover
A unisex sweater, knit in the round from the hem up. The body is cast on circular needles and worked up to the armholes. This is then set aside and the sleeves are worked from the cuff up to the armholes. The pieces are then joined in the round and the stranded colorwork yoke is shaped with concentric decreases to the neck.
Knitting: Cowl
Enchanted by an evil witch, a prince who is in the daytime guise of a white bear, marries a peasant girl. She grows to love him and when he comes to her in the dark as a human, she lights a candle to see him, ensnaring him under the evil witch’s spell forever. To regain her true love, the maiden must travel across the mountains, east of th...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
From Norse mythology, the Valkyrie were a host of women who chose which warriors would die in battle and which of those would be selected to enter the hall of Valhalla in the afterlife. They are often depicted in full battle armor, riding winged horses out of the clouds to survey the battlefield. Norse legend also says that the Northern Lights a...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The talented but arrogant Greek weaver, Arachne, feeling she was better than the patron goddess of weaving, Athena, agreed to a contest of skill. Although Arachne’s skill shone in her contest with the goddess, Athena was angered by the scenes depicted in Arachne’s weaving of the gods treating mortals unfairly, and tore it to shreds. In despair a...
Knitting: Pullover
This raglan-sleeve sweater features a simple undulating eyelet lace pattern. The hems are worked in garter stitch, as is the Henley button placket. The sweater yoke is knit in the round from the hem upwards to the underarms. The sleeves are then knit in the round from the cuffs up, and joined to the body. The sweater is worked in the round with ...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This lightweight top has a wide lace border at the bottom hem, with simple slip-stitch textured bands at the hem and rounded neckline. It is knit in the round from the bottom hem upwards to the underarms. The body is then divided for the front and back, and worked separately to shape the armhole openings and the neckline. This sweater is designe...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are knit from the top (cuff) down and feature a checkerboard cable motif alternating with blocks of purl stitch.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are from the 2013 Heroines Accessory club - themed around Alice in Wonderland. Knit from the top cuff down, these women’s socks feature large heart-shaped motifs running down the leg onto the foot. They are flanked by a twisted-stitch pattern of
Knitting: Pullover
This fitted, princess seam sweater has inset panels of an intricate braided cable at the hems of the body and sleeves. The shaping of these cable panels also shapes the decreases for the sleeves and torso of the sweater. There is also a simple braided lacing cable along the side seams. The sleeves are set-in at the shoulders for a trim fit, and ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This rectangular stole is knit from one end to the other, seamlessly. The main color begins the shawl with a lattice-work/diamond motif border and then features a center panel of easy slip-stitch colorwork in two colors, framed by the same lace diamond motif, and finishes with a matching border of the same lace. I took inspiration from Moroccan ...
Knitting: Pullover
This simple raglan-sleeve sweater features bands of colorwork thistles around the body and sleeves. The boat-neck is trimmed with a contrast color, and the sweater itself has a trim, simple silhouette. The sweater is knit in the round from the hem upwards to the underarms. The sleeves are then knit in the round from the cuffs up, and joined to t...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This half-circular/half-hexagon shawl is knit beginning at the neckline with a garter tab, and worked down to the lower hem. The shawl is shaped with pie-shaped increases, and features garter stitch stripes alternating with stockinette bands.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Demeter is the Greek goddess of the harvest, often symbolized by grains, particularly barley and wheat, and is described in Homer’s work The Odyssey as a blond-haired goddess who separates the chaff from the grain. These socks feature a simple wheat-sheaf lace motif on the front of the sock, and an easy-to-work textured barleycorn motif around t...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks feature an easy winged motif in lace, spiraling down the foot. They are knit from the top (cuff) down, featuring a square heel and a shaped, wide toe. While you have the option to knit these as mirror images (with a distinct left and right sock), socks may also be knit to match - knitter’s choice. The socks are customizable for foot ...
Knitting: Cowl
This colorwork cowl is worked in the round. It features large floral motifs, and a pointed thorn garter-stitch edging. This would be a great starter project to learn to knit colowork and Fair Isle patterns.
Knitting: Pullover
The sweater features a boxy silhouette with modified drop shoulder sleeves, and a simple ribbed collar. The sweater is knit flat in pieces, seamed together, and then the neckband stitches are picked up and knit in ribbing. The body is worked in an easy textured knit/purl stitch. The sweater features modified dropped shoulders, with slightly set-...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This graceful half-hexagon shawl features ivy-leaf borders, pansies and floral arbor lace motifs, with a toothed lace edging. The shawl is knit beginning at the picot edged neckline and worked through the body, finished off with the knit-on lace edging. The shawl is shaped with two narrow panels with ivy leaves, and three wider pie-shaped panels...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This semi-circular/almost hexagonal shawl is knit from the neckline down to the bottom hem. It features two narrow vertical bands of a floral lace pattern which run down the arms to the hem, with a matching floral lace pattern border, and an easy lace leaf motif for the remainder of the shawl. This project is suitable for a knitter with basic ch...
Knitting: Cowl
A very simple lace cowl, knit in the round. This would be a great project for first-time lace knitters or first-time chart-readers. The V-shaped motif is suggestive of the wooden split-rail fences seen bordering pastures and fields on the east coast of the US.
Knitting: Scarf
This rectangular scarf has wide, beaded borders with a sunburst design and a central panel worked with wing motifs. The scarf is cast on and worked through the first border, which is placed on hold,
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern includes instructions for a trim-fitting cowl and a longer, scarf-like cowl are knit in the round and feature twisted-stitch patterns and simple ribbing.
Knitting: Pullover
A unisex-sized sweater featuring an overall ribbing pattern with X-shaped cable crosses. The sweater has a casual, boxy fit after blocking. If a more body-conscious fit is desired, knit sweater size with 0” of ease and leave unblocked, or block very lightly.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the intricate lacy spider webs created by the orbspinner spiders, this laceweight rectangular stole features Estonian lace motifs, with interlocking diamond patterns, edged with leaf-patterned, scalloped-edge borders. The stole is knit beginning with one border through the body, then the second border is knit and the two pieces graft...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This simple ribbed hat and mittens are designed for either women or men. The hat features a comfortable, stretchy random ribbing and can be worn with a turn-up brim or as a loose slouch. The warm and cozy mittens feature gusseted thumbs and matching random ribbing. (Pattern contains both hat and mittens.)
Knitting: Mittens
This simple ribbed hat and mittens are designed for either women or men. The hat features a comfortable, stretchy random ribbing and can be worn with a turn-up brim or as a loose slouch. The warm and cozy mittens feature gusseted thumbs and matching random ribbing. (Both the hat and mittens are included in the pattern).
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These unisex socks are knit from the top (cuff) down in the round, and feature twisted-stitch patterns and simple ribbing. They have a triangular gusset, a square, slip-stitch heel flap, and traditional wide toe shaping. Height of the leg and length of the foot may be adjusted for a custom fit for the wearer.
Knitting: Pullover
This lightweight, casual pullover for women is knit in the round from the bottom hem up. It features an easy slip-stitch colorwork pattern at the neck and sleeve cuffs. Sleeves are knit in the round from the cuff upward, and joined to the yoke. Simple garter-stitch contrast stripes highlight the sweater hem, sleeve hems, and neckline. The garmen...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This elongated crescent-shaped scarf/shawl is knit from one short end to the other. Shaping is created using increases/decreases along the upper edge of the lace border. Beads are applied using the crochet-hook method. (The pattern requires a total of 416 size-6 seed beads if you choose to use beads). The pattern can be knit from one skein of 43...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This fingering-weight sock pattern for women is knit from the toe up. It features a gusset and heel flap for a nice fit. The pattern features vertical rows of cables forming O shapes up the leg. The cables are presented in charted form, with written instructions for the remainder of the pattern.
Knitting: Scarf
A simple garter-stitch scarf (finished size approximately 7 x 72”) inspired by Dr. Who. The original sample was knit using one 300-yard skein of the main color, and five 120-yard contrast color skeins.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks feature a twisted-stitch pattern with inspiration taken from the intricate ironwork staircase of the Titanic (2012 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship).
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is the second pattern in the 2012 Shakespeare in Lace Accessory Club (April 2012). These women’s sized socks feature two winged-motif lace patterns. They are knit from the top down with fingering-weight (sock weight) yarn and have a gusset/heel flap and a boxy toe.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A triangular-shaped shawl knit from the top down, featuring 3 bands of rose-themed lace: A rosebud pattern, a climbing roses pattern, and a rosebush pattern for the final darker border.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from a heavy DK/light worsted weight yarn, this shawl combines a simple striped stockinette panel, an easy-to-work slip-stitch tweed pattern and a simple ruffled edging. The original shawl was knit using sky blue (main color - 250 yards) and natural brown (contrast color - 275 yards) yak/cormo yarn from Bijou Basin. A possible substitute ya...
Knitting: Mittens
These mittens (sold together with matching hat in the pattern) feature a pretty cabled pattern on the back of the hand, gusseted thumbs, and plain stockinette palms. The pattern was inspired by the gnarled tree trunk used by Viviane to imprison Merlin in the Arthurian legend.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This beanie-style hat (pattern includes matching mittens) feature a pretty cabled pattern and snugly fitted ribbing, knit from the bottom up. The pattern was inspired by the gnarled tree trunk used by Viviane to imprison Merlin in the Arthurian legend.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is the December kit pattern for the 2011 Shakespeare in Lace Shawl Club. This laceweight pattern is knit with a center square featuring lightning/storm motifs. The outer borders of thistles and trees are then picked up and knit in the round from the edges of the center square. The original sample was knit with just under 1200 yards, but my ...
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
This easy-to-knit, little fulled bag is the perfect size (finished size is 4-1/2” inches tall) to hold some lip balm, your keys and ID. Or, use it to give a gift card, or other small item - the receipient winds up with 2 gifts in one as the bag can be reused to store all sorts of small goodies.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl features an easy-to-knit twisted stitch pattern. It is knit in the round using sportweight yarn. This cowl is an accompanying piece to the Thickets Gloves, and the pattern is sold as a set with the gloves and cowl included together in the pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I set out to design a small shawl with one of my favorite literary heroines in mind: Elizabeth Bennett. I wanted a shawl that could be worn easily around the shoulders and would stay put on those long walks across the moor (hers, not mine). I envisioned something simple, but with a little feminine frill to it. This is the result. I can imagine L...
Knitting: Cowl
PLEASE NOTE: Pattern includes BOTH the mitts and the cowl.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
PLEASE NOTE: The pattern PDF contains instructions for BOTH the cowl and mitts.
Knitting: Cowl
This lace cowl features an easy lace pattern reminiscent of spider webs. The original pattern was knit with Snowshoe Farm 100% alpaca, fingering-weight, but is suitable for any soft fingering-weight yarn. The pattern includes both charts and written instructions to complete the pattern as written, plus notes on using optional beads as an added d...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Filey Bay Sock pattern features gansey-style motifs, with a small 4-stitch cable which winds its way down the leg onto the foot, flanked by panels of double moss stitch. The pattern contains two sizes - a small, which will fit most women’s feet, and a large, which will fit most men’s feet, the length of which is easily customizab...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is an easy/beginner sock knitter pattern. These are knit top-down with a short-row heel and a wedge toe.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Cloche Hat
This pattern is named after famed Wild West outlaw, Belle Starr. The hat features an easy arrowhead lace edging with a slightly spiralled star decrease on the crown. The original was knit with a DK-weight 2-ply handspun bison yarn, but can be successfully completed with any DK-weight yarn.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These lace socks feature two Celtic lace patterns, with the name coming from the Gaelic “ceilidh” (pronounced kay-leigh) meaning a social gathering, usually with entertaining and dancing. The large lace panel which extends down the front of the sock looks similar to the lace-up pattern of traditional irish dancing shoes for girls. Th...
Knitting: Scarf
This is an easy scarf suitable for any DK-weight yarn. You can extend the length of the scarf with extra yardage. The pattern features and easy travelling stitch pattern which looks like small ripples of water running downstream.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a cabled sock pattern with rows of undulating cables representing Shingle Creek, and wide bands of moss stitch, representing the rocky shoreline. This pattern is recommended for knitters who have either had some sock-knitting experience, or some cable pattern experience. However, the pattern is fairly easy to memorize and works up quickly.