Pamela Schwab

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Knitting: Mittens
The Head to Tail mittens are knit in the round with fingering weight yarn. The two-color stranded fabric features a parade of lizards arranged “head to tail” (small scale critters on the palm and large scale on the back). The mitten design incorporates a side seam thumb gore, pointed top, and 2x2 ribbed trim at the cuff. The pattern includes wr...
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
The Wallflower Mitt(en)s are knit in the round with fingering weight yarn. The two-color stranded fabric features a stylized floral motif arranged in a diamond checkerboard pattern, with a smaller scale geometric pattern on the palm. The corrugated ribbing at the cuff is set off with contrasting trim worked in reverse stockinette stitch. The pat...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Wallflower Tam is knit in the round with fingering weight yarn. The two-color stranded fabric features a stylized floral motif arranged in a diamond checkerboard pattern. Corrugated ribbing at the brim is set off with contrasting trim worked in reverse stockinette stitch. The pattern is written for women’s size medium and may be knit as a c...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knit in the round with worsted weight yarn, Horno can be worn cuffed as a snug watch cap or un-cuffed as a slouchy toque. A tubular cast on creates a sleek edge for the tall ribbed cuff, while the crown of the hat is worked in a textured slip stitch pattern particularly well suited for showing off variegated and hand dyed yarn. The pattern is w...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Mini-Swing is a child-sized sleeveless top with an I-cord gathered neckline featuring a back keyhole opening and side vents at the hip. Worked from the top down, the front and back are each begun with a provisional cast on and knit-in hem, worked side-to-side to the underarm with increases along each edge, then joined and worked in-the-round th...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap, Throw
Stream in Field is a simple one piece design worked loosely, side-to-side, in sport or fingering weight yarn to create a reversible scarf, wrap or lap blanket. Charted increases and decreases create the illusion of twined bands of twisted-stitch ribbing set off by the horizontal ridges of a wide garter stitch border. Additional sizes can be ach...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Worked primarily in stockinette stitch with DK weight yarn, Swing is a sleeveless top with an I-cord gathered neckline featuring a back keyhole opening and side vents at the hip. Worked from the top down, the front and back are each begun with a provisional cast on and knit-in hem, worked side-to-side to the underarm with increases along each ed...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knit in the round with fingering weight yarn, this generously slouchy tam features a stranded two-color sunflower motif with corrugated ribbing at the brim and Latvian braid trim. The pattern is written for size women’s medium-large, although the pattern includes notes for adjusting the finished size by working in a different gauge. The pattern ...
Knitting: Pullover
Going Stag is a men’s raglan pullover with a deep neckline, generous button-up shawl collar and underarm gussets for a loose fit through the shoulders. The sweater is worked in 4 x 2 ribbing with a 16-stitch Staghorn cable on the front and 4-stitch cables on the back, sleeves and along the neckline. The body is worked bottom up, in-the-round to ...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Just a Wisp is an airy sleeveless v-neck top worked in lace weight yarn. Twisted stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette stitch and yarn overs are combined to create the delicately textured filigree lace pattern. The shaping of the top is straight through the bust and waist, but flared at the hip, with a split hem to create a relaxed silhouette...
Knitting: Mittens
Knit in the round with fingering weight yarn, these stranded colorwork mittens incorporate elements from traditional folk
Knitting: Cardigan
The Little Speedy is a child-sized raglan sleeve zip cardigan inspired by vintage athletic wear. The sweater is primarily worked in stockinette stitch, however, contrasting color slip stitch rib “racing stripes” on the sleeves, and seed stitch panels keep it interesting. The body and sleeves are worked separately, side to side on a circular nee...
Knitting: Mittens
Knit in the round with fingering weight yarn, these stranded colorwork mittens incorporate elements from traditional folk mitten designs, including knitted braids along the cuff, thumb gusset on the palm, and a pointed top. The mitten body and cuff feature a two-color sunflower motif, with a smaller scale geometric pattern on the palm. The patt...
Knitting: Mittens
Knit in the round with a tight gauge in fingering weight yarn, these stranded colorwork mittens incorporate elements from traditional Scandinavian mitten designs, including a 1x1 corrugated rib cuff, thumb gusset on the palm, and a pointed top. The mitten body features a two-color diagonal grid and skull motif, with a smaller scale geometric pat...
Knitting: Mittens
Knit in the round with a tight gauge in fingering weight yarn, these stranded colorwork mittens incorporate elements from traditional Scandinavian mitten designs, including a 1x1 corrugated rib cuff, thumb gusset on the palm, and a pointed top. The mitten body features a two-color skull and crossbones motif, with a smaller scale geometric patte...
Knitting: Cardigan
The Speed Demon Warmup is a trim fitting men’s raglan sleeve zip cardigan inspired by vintage athletic wear. The sweater is primarily worked in stockinette stitch, however, contrasting color slip stitch rib “racing stripes” on the sleeves, and seed stitch panels keep it interesting. The body and sleeves are worked separately, side to side on a ...