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THE FRISIAN COLLECTION is a collective design project. Two designers, Bo from the Netherlands and Tiiti from Finland decided to cooperate on a minimalist capsule collection because they are friends and share a love of design.

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Knitting: Cardigan
This loose, relaxed cardigan is wonderful to toss on over everything, be it jeans, a suit or a dress. It has an overall minimalist look, enlivened by the textured fabric, fashionable high-necked shape and easy pockets. It’s oversized shape ensures comfort, and the long length will make you fit in with the latest fashion. The broken brioche...
Knitting: Cardigan
This pattern is part of the forthcoming ebook: The Frisian Collection. Have patience while I add patterns and get the ebook published…
Knitting: Cardigan
Ganseys or guernseys are a wonderful classic from knitting history, but the real thing is heavy, hot and not created for the female form. In this version, the guernsey motifs fade out on the left front.
Knitting: Dress
Hindeloopen is an old Frisian fishing town. Broken rib plays the main part in this minimalist dress. We start with it, we end with it and the cute hip pockets are worked in that rib as well.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Sneek Wrap is a large, comfortable wrap with simple, minimalist decoration. It matches the Ylst Poncho. Wear it over everything, coat, blazer, sweater… It’ll keep you warm and stylish. It looks lovely in the slightly variegated madelinetosh yarn, but solids, heathereds and tweeds would look fabulous as well! Or a lightweight mohair…
Knitting: Tee
This airy tee has a fabulous thread-covered neckline, created by dropping stitches, held in place by clever decreases. You will have a deep V-neck and yet there’s coverage.
Knitting: Sweater - Other
This pattern is part of the forthcoming ebook: The Frisian Collection which contains 6 patterns. Have patience while I add patterns and get the ebook published…
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater is a riot of colored stripes, in every combination you can think with cotton laceweight yarns, creates a subtle yet summery, nautical feel. It has a simple classic sweater shape, knit with a bottom-up, contiguous technique. This ensures a perfect fit around the shoulders. It has straight fit, comfortable sleeves and a slightly deepe...
Knitting: Pullover
The Five By Five sweater is an easy casual sweater, super-comfortable because of the stretchy ribbing. The straight body is knit bottom-up in a variation of the contiguous method,, with a fun striping pattern to keep your attention. It has a scoop neck and tight sleeves.
Knitting: Pullover
neck, lowered shoulders and an oversized feel. Ideal to wear over jeans or a dress, in true boho style.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This lovely textured hat features knitted loops to give it the furry texture. You’ll be very warm and stylish as well. If you want less warmth, knit it in cotton.
Knitting: Pullover
Use your softest, drapiest yarn to create this stunning cable sweater. The cables are softly defined, appearing almost to run into one another, without the traditional purls in between. It’s a loose-fitting sweater with raglan shoulders and the very actual hi-lo hem. Knit it up in a bold actual color or keep it neutral …either will work gr...
Knitting: Pullover
Vertikal is the hot new fall sweater you’ve been dreaming of knitting…. The slightly A-line body is knit sideways, with a fun irregular stripe and colorblock patterning. The bottom hems are rounded, it has a scoop necl, slanted shoulders and narrow sleeves.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
Slainte is the asymmetrical sweater you’ve been dreaming of. The slightly A-line body tapers into a sleek, elegant point on one side. Guaranteed to spruce up your jeans, your shorts, your summer skirts…The fabric has an irregular stripe pattern of elongated stitches. Super easy with lots of effect.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
Based on a love for all things fringed, Infringement is the easy summer top you need as a cover up on the beach or a chilly air-conditioned office.. Wear it over a tank or bikini, or style it over a shirt. It’s a little bit boho, a little bit wild and seventies with its stylish double fringe and elongated stitch striping..
Knitting: Pullover
Punkrock Meets Grandpa is like the marriage of a Breton Fisherman’s sweater and a punkrocker with pins everywhere…
Knitting: Pullover
Even if you’re not old enough to have seen the movie The Graduate ( Get it? A Graduation sweater…) you probably know the wonderful song “Mrs. Robinson”. Mrs. Robinson is a cotton-mix bulky sweater to get you through those chilly spring evenings. Knit in from 1 to 5 strands cotton, making a bulky yarn, it moves from almost black...
Knitting: Pullover
Ziggy zigs and zags like Bowie on stage, combining the zingy zigginess with a Missoni-like stripe pattern. It looks complicated, but all you need is variegated yarn, the ability to count to 22 and to do some increases and decreases within your round.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a wild concoction of beloved classics, joining Guernsey fisherman’s stitches with Dineh motifs. Combine it with experiments in garter & inside out stranded colorwork and fringes everywhere, you have a very modern take on the comfy winter cardigan. The zipper is an easy closure, the hood keeps you warm on a chilly morning or afternoo...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This lovely textured hat features a cable-like, but not cabled bubble pattern. The bubbles diminish towards the crown of the hat, creating a lovely starburst.
Knitting: Cowl
You know how you like to sit and knit mindlessly in front of the TV? And how that flow is interrupted if you have to get out your cable needle? This cowl has a richly textured surface, sometimes even resembling cables, without having to get out those cable needles…
Knitting: Pullover
This is like the marriage of rising darkness and a classic Breton striped fisherman’s sweater…You start at the bottom with the darkest color, and slowly with fair-isle technique mingle in lighter and lighter colors until you end up at the top with your lightest brightest color.
Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Pullover
This might almost be a classic striped sweater, but the Chinese-inspired flower pattern, by way of Kenzo and DVF, changes it into something new and fresh. I call it Intarsia Light, because there is relief from the concentration in the striping, and you have no more than 3 bobbins at any one time…A great sweater for your first Intarsia effort!
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
This coat or cardigan is the rock and roll coat for you to snuggle in during winter or to swank about outside…Luxurious, deliciously soft and very, very fashionable.
Knitting: Pullover
This fabulous and warm sweater will make you stand out among your friends. It has big windowpane checks, filled in just where you need to look a little slimmer or where you might lean on a table and not want it to smudge! The big checks make it really fashionable and graphic. It has clever details like a provisional CO for a smooth edge, contigu...
Knitting: Cardigan
LACE SQUARED CARDIGAN
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
PINKYOTTO SWEATER
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
This amazing fashionable sweater is knit in a combination of different lace patterns and is perfect for transitioning into spring. The top-down construction is quickly knitted up, although you may have to pay some attention at first to the different stitches…
Knitting: Tee
A super actual T-shirt, made out of a combination of handknits and readymade fabric. Latch on to the trend of combining fabrics in one garment. Knit your own baseball Tee and combine it with sleeves cut from the bolt, from an old T-shirt or a fancy piece of silk.
Knitting: Pullover
Erratum July 2016: Page 6, 3-needle BO: “3-needle bo shoulder shaping: shoulder shaping: At the end of the sleeve shaping, row after row 41(42,43,45,46,48), sleeve count is 6(6,6,6,8,8) st.”
Knitting: Pullover, Other Top
The name of the top means Licorice String in Dutch, because the yarn reminded me of the black licorice strings I used to love when I was a kid…:-)
Knitting: Cardigan
This easy summer cardigan has a subtle variation in shine, not hue, and a little bit in texture. It’s cool, yet gives a hint of warmth in a chilly spring breeze or your air-conditioned office. Make one in all your staple wardrobe colors!
Knitting: Pullover
For this piece, I wanted to create something that had a distinct pop-arty, sixties vibe with the big black blocks, the three quarter sleeves and the relaxed fit.
Knitting: Pullover
There’s a KAL for this sweater just started here! Go join it if you like the company, the encouragement and the help…:-)
Knitting: Pullover
This is a classic fisherman’s sweater from Bretagne, but shaped for the female form and knit with the latest bottom-up, contiguous technique. This ensures a perfect fit around the shoulders. It has a gentle A-line, narrow sleeves and a slightly deepened crew neck line.
Knitting: Pullover
A high fashion slouchy sweater in two-color slipstitch with a nice warm cowl neck. The seemingly complicated colorwork is created throughout in the same 4-row slipstitch pattern, meaning you never have to work more than one color at a time!
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater is not only sweet and pink, it’s also very stringently designed according to the motto ‘form follows function’. The eyelets aren’t embellishment, they’re functional; they increase the body to a gentle A-line shape.
Knitting: Cardigan
ZEN KOAN
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Cardigan
This Bottom-up, Contiguous cardigan is a delight to wear. The easy construction, a variation on Suzie M.’s contiguous method, is quickly knit up. The variation between thick and thin yarn gives a delightfully stretchy, airy texture.
Knitting: Cardigan
The name of this sweater is a play on fair-isle and “Many-Colored Land”. I wanted to design a cardigan that used several fair-isle motifs in a different way. I juxtaposed the herringbone with the seventies flower motif on the front, the gingham with the leopard, and on the back something different as well!
Knitting: Dress
This airy spring dress is perfect for transitioning into summer. The easy top-down construction, with the yarnovers for extra coolness is quickly knitted up. The dress skims rather than clings to the body for ease of movement. The striping allows you to finish up some yarn that isn’t enough for a cardigan.…
Knitting: Cardigan
The name of this cardigan is pretty self-explanatory, right? I love polka dots, and I’ve been wanting to knit a sweater with them for a long time, but I couldn’t find the right combination of yarn and pattern. But now with the delicious madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, with its soft, variegated colors, I hit the jackpot.
Knitting: Pullover
April 2016 note:
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
The name of this sweater is a play on the classic fair-isle motifs I used to design it. The stitches are classic, the way they are used is not! I juxtaposed houndstooth with argyle, gingham and plain stripes.
Knitting: Dress
This top-down dress with interesting geometric line play is a delight to wear. The easy construction, made with Suzie M.’s contiguous method, is quickly knit up. The purl stitch decorative lines and purl I-cord trim, as well as little pocket make it interesting and fun. Length for body and sleeves can be adjusted to your own preference.
Knitting: Pullover
Matrix fan? Love their ‘decayed’ knits? This sweater with a difference is easy to wear in all kinds of different ways. The easy top-down construction, made with Suzie M.’s contiguous method, is quickly knit up. The drop-stitch darts form the shaping, in a unique new way. Even the sleeve decreases are somewhere else!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
If you’re a lover of minimalism, or just a lover or supersoft, comfortable giant scarves, this merino/mink yarn creates a shawl with a difference that is feather-light yet warm.
Knitting: Cardigan
This coatigan was originally named Mrs. Big, after Carrie who married Mr. Big from Sex and the City. But everybody thought it would make them look big so I’ve changed it….
Knitting: Skirt
This reverse stockinette skirt is perfect for many occasions. It can be elegant with hose, or practical and cosy with thick tights and boots. The front ruffle gives it a very now feeling, and is easy to make.
Knitting: Pullover
I thought of this design while vacationing in Brittany - Bretagne. The traditional fisherman’s jersey was my inspiration, but I wanted to add a fashion feel, and a vintage one. The sample is knit in cashmere, but I think that a yarn with rayon or linen or silk will work just as well, or even better…
Knitting: Cardigan
This elegant, slightly A-line long cardigan has a dramatically cabled front band, cuffs and pockets. The body of the cardigan is textured with the easy to knit linen stitch or elongated moss-stitch. Side seams are supported and accentuated with a little cable.
Knitting: Pullover
The name of this easy to wear top was inspired by the Dutch “muizetrappetje”, a kindergarten technique most of you learned long ago…
Knitting: Dress
This vintage-inspired (think Mad Men! Christina Hendricks!) check dress is knitted bottom up with lots of shaping to create the fitted silhouette. The checks are created by knitting the horizontal stripes, and the crocheted vertical stripes are aided by a purl stitch around the stockinette blocks.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan is perfect for finishing up yarn remnants that are too little for a sweater and too much for a hat… Combine two, three or more yarns of roughly the same weight in this fabulous classy design.