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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by its namesake colorway of Anzula’s Milky Way yarn, the Nimbus shawl lets the gorgeous yarn take center stage by using a simple lace pattern reminiscent of the cloud shapes. By definition, nimbus clouds carry precipitation, so I added columns of sparkling beads to the lace to evoke the look of falling rain drops. The beads also add lov...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design was inspired by the stunning colors of Unique Sheep’s gradient yarn, which works so well with the shawl’s crescent shape. The rich Treasure Chest colorway reminded me of autumn, with leaves turning every possible hue of yellows and reds. Starting with fall as inspiration, I designed the lace to look like many different autumn leaves ...
Knitting: Cowl, Hats - Other
The deeply textured stitches of Alna remind me of leaves cascading through the air during the fall months. I’ve always enjoyed taking long walks through the autumn forests, watching the leaves change from shades of green to an incredible variety of brilliant colors. And, as the leaves fall to the ground and dry, their texture changes and adds su...
Knitting: Cowl, Hats - Other
Carya is worked in a simple and fun-to-knit stitch pattern, which is notable for its beautiful texture. The lines of the stitches remind me of the lacy patterns that bare tree branches create against the brilliant blue of the winter sky.
Knitting: Cowl, Hats - Other
I’ve always found tree bark and its incredible variety fascinating and beautiful – the textures vary from smooth to deeply furrowed, the colors range from the palest grays to dark blackish browns. The strikingly textured Myris stitch pattern reminds me of the deep, almost geometric lines of the bark of cypress and cedar trees.
Knitting: Cowl, Hats - Other
This design is all about the interesting surface texture, which is created with simple slipped stitches and basic yarn overs. It is worked in a super soft merino yarn and a fun-to-knit stitch pattern, reminiscent of tree bark texture.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I love rain. When I was little, I could not wait for a storm to pass so I could put my rain boots on and go outside to jump in the puddles. Dew, mist, drizzle, cloudburst, torrent - even these simple words make me happy. I adore the scent of rain in the air, before and after it falls. I love the way it washes the entire world, making the ordinar...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ewyn (Welsh, meaning ‘surf’) is inspired by shimmering ocean waves rushing to the beach and is offered in two shapes, a rectangular stole and a crescent wrap.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Fialka means ‘violet’ and I designed the shawl after I decided that I just have to make a purple shawl that will look like that beautiful little spring flower. When I think of spring, I imagine snowdrops and violets, which grew wild along the paths in the countryside when I was a child. I remember bringing home the tiny purple bouquets and enjoy...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Xylia pattern is now available as Ravelry download.
Knitting: Scarf
Inspired by lush spring and summer blooms, Blaeberry is worked seamlessly from a temporary cast on to both ends, which allows its size to be easily customized. The pattern pdf offers two sizes in two different yarn weights; a large rectangular lace weight stole and a fingering weight scarf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In celebration of all things gothic, I designed this shawl for the Halloween installment of Woolgirl’s knitting club. I wanted to make the most of this incredible hand-dyed yarn with its brilliant mix of colors, so I kept the design simple. Gothica’s shape is an interesting asymmetric triangle; it is fairly shallow at its deepest point and elong...
Knitting: Scarf
First frost – all is quiet and still, few early snowflakes drift through the chilled air, and everywhere you look the edges of leaves and grasses are etched in silvery white frozen lace. Helada takes its inspiration from this unique and special time when nature transforms into an ethereal fairyland.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the changing seasons and designed in celebration of the spring and autumn equinox, Meristem is a top-down crescent shawl with a twist - its unusual construction creates a unique and interesting shape with an intricate border.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
New York City’s Chrysler Building is one of the most recognizable icons of its time due to the quintessential Art Deco architecture. The building’s stunning features served as an inspiration for the Obsidian shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
She sells seashells by the seashore. I remember the first time I’ve heard this tongue twister, I was wondering who the ‘she’ could be. The only logical option at the time seemed to be a mermaid. After all, she lives in the sea and has access to the most beautiful seashells.
Knitting: Cowl, Beret, Tam
Hat: 10.5” tall, 24” circumference at the widest point (lightly blocked, not stretched); approx 220 yards of any worsted weight yarn
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Mermaid’s Song pattern is now available as Ravelry download.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Effervescence is a one-skein, quick-to-knit project, and a perfect introduction to lace and beaded knitting. The entire shawl is worked in basic garter stitch; all the increases are easy yarn overs and the decreases are simple knit-two-together.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The inspiration for this crescent-shaped shawl came from
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The inspiration for this shawl came from the incredible tulip fields in Netherlands. The flowers seem to go on for miles, infinite, much like an ocean painted in a fantastic array of colors and you can find yourself lost in a veritable rainbow of brilliant hues. While you marvel at the endless variety of colors and shapes, you suddenly understan...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The inspiration for this shawl comes from the juniper tree and its stark beauty, vigor, and resilience. There is some evidence that the hardy juniper may have been one of the first trees to colonize Northern Europe as the ice sheets retreated at the end of the last Ice Age. Interestingly, the juniper tree also played an important role in the lif...
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
The Damate set of accessories uses a simple slip stitch pattern to make the most of the beautiful hand-dyed colors and to allow the unique yarn truly shine. Elegant beads in a complementary color are added for a bit of unexpected sparkle. The pattern has elasticity because of the ribbing in the hat and mitts, but can easily be sized up or down b...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Flutter is worked sideways in one piece, which results in the interesting vertical striping. Easy stockinette knitted on larger needles gives this design the feel of delicate lace without a single lace stitch. The stockinette sections are combined with stripes of reversible slip stitch color work. These stripes are knitted on much smaller needle...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
When I received this exquisite guanaco yarn from Windy Valley, not only was I amazed by its incredible softness, but also by its gorgeous natural color. I was inspired to design a shawl reflecting the area of the South American continent where this precious fiber originates.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Aurita is inspired by the luminous greens of willow trees in early spring, their new leaves glistening in the sun after a sudden shower …
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When Woolgirl asked me if I would be interested in designing a shawlette for the upcoming Fairy Tale installment of the Embrace the Lace Club, I was intrigued. We discussed the darker side of classic fairy tales, specifically the original stories collected by the Brothers Grimm. This is where the inspiration for Emerantha came from:
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Hats - Other
Hercynia is the original name of an ancient forest that includes the modern Black Forest region, the setting of Hansel & Gretel. An installment of Woolgirl’s Once Upon a Time: A Classic Fairy Tale knitting club, the story of Hansel & Gretel is the inspiration for this set of accessories - a slouchy hat, which can also be blocked in...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Marigold is inspired by the happy little flower that brightens so many summer gardens. Just like its namesake, this stole features many small petals at the center together with larger leaves along the borders while beads shimmer along the edges much like droplets of the morning dew.
Knitting: Cape, Shawl / Wrap
When Woolgirl asked me to design a capelet inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, The Scarlet Letter, I was intrigued by the idea of interpreting a Romantic novel in a knit that would be wearable and relevant to modern knitters. Although firmly rooted in the Puritan culture, Hester Prynne remains one of the most important and enigmatic female ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When Miss Babs asked me to design a shawlette with an island theme for her new knitting club, I searched many images for inspiration. The most beautiful image that I found of the Seychelles shows an island cove with a pristine beach and incredibly blue ocean waves rushing to the shore. The waves are topped with frothy white crests and sparkle in...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
One day last November it was cold and rainy and there was not even a speck of green among all the muddy colors outside. I was dreaming of lush gardens full of beautiful flowers and I was inspired to create a shawl that would look like a garden, so I could have colorful blooms all year long.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl, Hats - Other
Syrinx aruanus is a species of a giant sea mollusk found off the coast of Australia, which is remarkable not only for its enormous size but also for the architectural beauty of its shell. The shell forms a perfect spiral with very distinctive ridges, which I wanted to capture in this design.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Designed to match the Caireen shawl (Knitty Deep Fall 2010), this hat features intricately braided cables inspired by ancient Celtic knotwork. The warm alpaca yarn provides sharp definition to the cables as well as lovely drape that enhances the overall fit of the hat. The hat can be worn as a beret as shown in the sample or it can also be worn ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Dracula – the horror, the shock, the revulsion, the gore, and the underlying romance of it all… Man/Woman, Day/Night, Good/Evil, Death/Life, Love/Hate – these enduring themes of contradiction and opposition continue to draw new readers into the realm of vampires. You imagine yourself there in the darkened world where he swoops in and embraces yo...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the first downy snowfall of winter season, Gweneira features softly sculpted cables to create the look of windblown snow. Paired with the matching Gweneira shawl (Knitty Winter 2011), this hat will keep you protected even in the coldest weather thanks to the brushed alpaca yarn, which is warm and cozy although it feels almost weightl...
Knitting: Cowl, Neck / Torso - Other
Knitted out of a single skein of bulky yarn, Sulis neckwarmer is a perfect last minute gift for a man or a woman. The deeply textured cables are not only interesting to knit, but help make this accessory warm enough even for the coldest winter day. Sulis is easy to modify in length and in width, so that it can be made taller for extra warmth or ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Featuring deeply sculpted cables in an overall pattern, Taranis will look equally as great on a man as on a woman. In addition, this hat will make a great last minute gift project because it is quick to knit in any worsted weight yarn and its size can be easily modified to fit the recipient.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
Featuring a uniquely textured slanted cable pattern, Vercana hat is knitted with one skein of the ever-popular Malabrigo Worsted. The hat can take a shape of a slouch, as pictured, or it can fit as a standard cap simply by changing the number of pattern repeats. As a slouch, Vercana will appeal to women, but worked as a standard cap in a masculi...
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Inspired by nature’s autumn artistry with its stunning colors and textures, this set of accessories will be a perfect addition to any wardrobe. The richly colored yarn provides definition to the textured lace stitches, which emulate pretty leaf and berry shapes.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When I first saw this beautiful yarn, hand dyed by Miss Babs, I wanted to create a lace pattern with plenty of solid areas allowing the gorgeous yarn to shine. The colors are a perfect match to the rich pink flowers of ‘Duchesse de Rohan’, a centifolia rose, which blooms all summer and well into autumn.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Cowl
An indulgent skein of pure cashmere, a scattering of beautiful beads… Ria is a perfect jewel of a project to showcase a single skein of this amazing yarn. An infinity cowl, Ria can be worn loosely as a scarf or it can be doubled for closer fit and extra warmth during cold days.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When I first saw this stunning silk yarn, an image of lusciously green ferns popped into my mind and I wanted to create a shawl that would reflect the graceful shapes of their leaves.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I designed this shawlette with the original Alice in mind - Lewis Carroll’s friend Alice Pleasance Liddell, who inspired him to write such amazingly profound stories. To begin with I wanted to create something lacy and feminine in keeping with the Victorian mindset, but with strong geometry to reflect the independent and unique little girl that ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Orchidea is now available for direct Raverly download. The pattern has been updated and now includes directions for two sizes - large and small.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Thaw makes the most of one-of-a-kind hand painted yarns by allowing their brilliant colors to take center stage. As stunning as these yarns are, they are often difficult to work with because the pooling of colors can obscure a stitch pattern. To avoid this problem, Thaw is worked primarily in a simple stockinette stitch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The shawlette’s name, Alcea, means hollyhock and it was inspired by the beautiful color of this Malabrigo yarn. I chose the traditional Ogee lace pattern because I adore its delicate floral motif and I have always thought that it would make a lovely crescent shawl perfect for spring.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Kalmia is a slouchy hat or a beret ideal for transitional weather. It is worked in a floral lace pattern that flows seamlessly up from the ribbing section. The elasticity of the ribbing allows the hat to fit a large range of adult sizes; for children, the hat could be easily worked in a thinner yarn on smaller needles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by its namesake colorway of Knit Picks Chroma, the Sunrise shawlette with its smaller size will make a great addition to any wardrobe. Small enough to tuck into a coat yet long enough to wear as a scarf, this vivid shawlette will help make any day brighter. Using only a single skein of the self-striping yarn, Sunrise allows the stunning...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Named for a beautiful species of crested orchids, this versatile shawlette is really a cross between a shawl and a scarf and as such it can be worn in many different ways.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Treccia (Italian, meaning ‘twist’, ‘plait’, ‘braid’) is inspired by the luxurious fur wraps of a bygone era. Because the unusual shape allows the shawl to stay put, Treccia can be worn simply draped without tying or pinning. The wrap is generously sized and worked in a snuggly alpaca yarn, so it will keep the cold away even on the frostiest wint...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Billie Holiday and her incomparable vocal talent inspired this generously beaded shawlette. I wanted to design a wrap that she would like to wear during her amazing jazz performances and I imagined that she would enjoy something slinky, sparkly and elegant…
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
Aster hat is now available for direct Raverly download. The pattern has been updated and now includes directions for a matching cowl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Dalenni in Welsh means ‘leaves’ or ‘foliage’, which is a fitting description of the shawl. It has interesting elements on both sides, cascading leaves on the right side and meandering lines on the reverse. The overall pattern features sculpted leaves turning in opposite directions, giving the shawl an additional surface m...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the fragile beauty of slender icicles glistening in the cool winter sun, this ethereal shawl will wrap you in a delicate yet warm embrace. Icicles is worked on larger-than-recommended needles resulting in a gossamer fabric and a quick knit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sargasso is inspired by sunlight bouncing off shimmering ocean waves. The shawl is worked sideways in one piece and features optional beads along the short edges. The undulating lace pattern looks complicated but is simple and easy even for a beginner lace knitter.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Wings of butterflies and moths with their fragile beauty inspire this design. I wanted to capture their delicate quality and I believe that this lace pattern expresses that. The yarn color is reminiscent of the silvery moon while the beads sparkle like the first stars in an evening sky.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by lush green leaves shimmering with droplets of morning dew, Little Leaves shawlette with its smaller size will make a great addition to any wardrobe. The design includes beads for extra textural detail (210 8/0 3.00 mm beads), but the lace will look great even if left unadorned.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shawl is inspired by the fascinating shapes of snowflakes, each different and unique. A cross between a shawl and a scarf, this unique wrap can be worn in many different ways. It is knitted in one piece starting with the cast on at the bottom edge of the lace followed by a set of simple stockinette short rows (no wraps), which give...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Tote, Purse
Note about the yardage: The yardage listed in the pattern (1600+ yards), reflects four strands of fingering yarn held together and is equivalent to about 400 yards of bulky weight yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
Nougat will keep you warm on a chilly day by staying securely tucked into your jacket without any possibility of coming untied like a scarf. The pattern is written for a fingering yarn but almost any yarn can be used. The project will look equally great knitted in heavier yarns on larger needles. The finished size can be easily customized by sim...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless gloves feature a decorative lace rib pattern that looks like strings of tiny cables on top of each mitt and a simple ribbing on the palm side for comfort. Cable needles and cable knitting experience is not necessary because the mock cables are actually created with a basic slipped stitch sequence followed by a yarn over in an ea...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Show support for your favorite team by knitting their colors into a fun hat. The color pattern is very easy and quick to knit even for a knitter new to stranded color work and it will look great in any color combination. For example, grays and browns will produce a very masculine hat while pinks and purples will fit right into any little girl...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This neckwarmer is the perfect last minute gift requiring only a small amount of yarn and very little time. The original project was knitted with exactly one skein of Silk Garden Lite; however, the pattern can easily be adapted for any yarn on appropriately sized needles. This project could also be simply converted into a larger scarf or even a ...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless gloves feature a beautiful lace panel reminiscent of delicate wings in flight. The undulating lace pattern will make the most of yarns with long color changes, such as Noro Cashmere Island, but it will look just as attractive in a solid color yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Show off your Ravelry group allegiance by knitting your favorite hockey team colors into a fun hat. This hat features a very easy and quick to knit stranded color pattern that will look great in almost any color combination as long as there is enough contrast for the lettering to show up properly.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat was designed specifically for Noro yarns; however, the overall zigzag pattern created by a simple stitch will make most of any self-striping yarn of similar weight. This easy to memorize and quick to knit one row chevron lace in combination with a dramatically colored yarn makes the Sea Urchin a perfect last minute project for giving or...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Truffle features a simple lace rib pattern that looks like tiny little cables; however, these are mock cables formed by a basic slipped stitch sequence followed by a yarn over. The pattern repeat is easy to memorize as it is only five rows long and five stitches wide; the striking crown decreases are inspired by the wonderful Jacques Cousteau Ha...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This elegant neckwarmer is a perfect showcase for a special yarn and unique buttons. While it is a very fast and easy knit, the use of sumptuous cashmere, decadent silk or one of a kind handspun can make this a lavish last-minute gift. Directions are given for aran weight yarn, but almost any yarn can be used effectively with just a simple chang...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Trenza, meaning braid, describes the cable featured prominently on these mitts. The worsted weight yarn makes this a quick-to-finish project, great for the last minute gift knitting. Some experience with cable knitting may be helpful as this braided design is considered intermediate in difficulty.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf showcases the beautiful colors of a hand-painted yarn worked in a very simple but effective lace pattern, easy enough for a beginner lace knitter to master. The undulating lace brings to mind rippling waves on a moonlit river, thus the name, Moon River Scarf.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These gauntlets are very simple and quick to knit and will make a good project for a knitter new to cables. Although the cable pattern may seem rather complicated, the actual knitting is quite easy as all the cable crossings on each glove are formed identically. The ribbed pattern is very stretchy and will accommodate most women’s hands; h...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This generously sized shawl showcases the wavy lines of the lace pattern worked in a wonderful baby alpaca yarn. The right side rows of the pattern consist of only two different simple lace stitch sequences and every wrong side row is purled, making this pattern very easy to memorize and knit.
Knitting: Scarf
This design is based on the beautiful Ogee Lace Skirt by Gryphon Perkins. It is suitable for many of the wonderful ribbon yarns available today, from the light and frothy summery tape yarns to some of the heavier and more opulent ribbons. Some examples are Rowan Bamboo Tape, Berroco Linen Jeans, Louisa Harding Kimono Ribbon, Colinette Giotto, Be...
Knitting: Scarf
I have designed this scarf to showcase the striking color changes of Noro yarns, the undulating lace pattern really maximizes this effect. There are many other yarns that would work equally well in this design, some examples are K1C2 Paintbox, Universal Poems, Jojoland Rhythm, and even Patons SWS. I would suggest the use of needles couple of siz...