bunnymuff - Mona Zillah

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 7 patterns

Everyone has their own views of Paris…sharing my own, I have taken motif, architecture, and design and put them to yarn.

eBook : 7 patterns

This is an e-book/paperback book celebrating the vibrancy and unexpected city-scape. It contains 7 patterns, a mitt and hat set, a scarf and hat set, a cowl, a small scarf, and a shawl. It is perfect choice for you or people on your gift list!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Vest
Méribel or Meribel
Knitting: Cowl
We all need a bit of rare and remarkable in our lives and these hats honour the Rare & Remarkable Tuatara and Little Blue
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
We all need a bit of rare and remarkable in our lives and these hats honour the Rare & Remarkable Tuatara and Little Blue
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Make a colourful Bushy Beach beanie to keep your ears warm as you watch for the unique and rare, Yellow-eyed Penguins/ hoiho and other sea mammals on windy Bushy Beach. Bushy Beach is home to remaining coastal vegetation and supports native wildlife in Oamaru, NZ. There are a number of outlooks open to people when it is safe for and does not di...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is for a beanie worked from the bottom up and in the round using the strand-ed colourwork technique.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a pattern for a top down cropped cardigan with a circular yoke 3/4 length sleeves, worked in the round and with a bit of short row shaping at the neck, a steek, and using the stranded colourwork technique.
Knitting: Pullover
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
If I had grown up in that house I couldn’t have loved it more, couldn’t have been more familiar with the creak of the swing, or the pattern of the clematis vines on the trellis, or the velvety swell of land as it faded to gray on the horizon … . The very colors of the place had seeped into my blood.
Knitting: Pullover
But I chose the moon
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
In our wonderful world of geological formations, chevrons will form when physically constrained by the surrounding material. This formation minimizes dissipation of energy as opposed to a rounded wave formation.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The tiger has been regarded as an auspicious symbol and ruler of the earth.
Knitting: Animal Toy
Pip & Pepper is a pattern for a medium sized
Knitting: Cardigan
This pattern, along with ten other beautiful designs, can be found in issue eight of Nomadic Knits, which is available now.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Arribadas means ‘arrivals’ in Spanish! This is our first mystery shawl and inspired by the waves, foam, and wonderful creatures that keep our seas healthy and vibrant…like the wonderful sea turtles!
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Mabel Ping-Hua Lee was a Chinese-American who fought for voting rights for women in the United, though she herself would not have been included due to her race.
Knitting: Slippers
The pond-lily is a star and easily takes the first place among lilies; and the expeditions to her haunts, and the gathering her where she rocks upon the dark, secluded waters of some pool or lakelet, are the crown and summit of the floral expeditions of summer.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
“…the winter is kind and leaves red berries on the boughs for hungry sparrows…”
Knitting: Mittens
A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
“Flour and yolk and cream are all coarse- of the earth. But sugar and air and vanilla are elements of the firmament. Avis used to tell her kids: Sweets should be an evanescence, cakes and pies represent minutes, cookies and milles-feuilles are seconds, meringues are moments.”
Knitting: Mittens, Beret, Tam
“Drink dew from the magnolia in the morning and take autumn chrysanthemum’s falling petals as food in the evening.”
Knitting: Cardigan
I am rather fond of ladybugs. They are so delightfully hemispherical.
Knitting: Pullover
I am rather fond of ladybugs. They are so delightfully hemispherical.
Knitting: Vest
Who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though has never written a line in all their life.
Knitting: Hats - Other
The Eucryphia is a small tree that produces scented flowers in the late Summer and is an important source of nectar collecting for bees. Eucryphia is native to South America, coastal and eastern Australia, and Tasmania.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beret, Tam
This is a pattern for a knitted tammy, beanie, and mitts/fingerless gloves worked using the stranded colourwork technique and worked in the round.
Knitting: Pullover
Celebrate the Bright Young Things, the Roaring 20s, a decade welcoming and exploring change, and a time of joyful elegance! I was inspired by one of the iconic Art Deco buildings - the Columbia Eastern in Los Angeles. May we hail the challenges of our 20s with the same vigour!
Knitting: Cardigan
The Eucryphia is a small tree that produces scented flowers in the late Summer and is an important source of nectar collecting for bees. Eucryphia is native to South America, coastal and eastern Australia, and Tasmania.
Knitting: Pullover
The Eucryphia is a small tree that produces scented flowers in the late Summer and is an important source of nectar collecting for bees. Eucryphia is native to South America, coastal and eastern Australia, and Tasmania.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Sarah and I often talk about the importance of trees. The comfort we find from psithurism, the sound of the wind in tree leaves (and the joy to find there is a word for it!). In addition, there is so much beauty and a feeling of architecture or protection a forest provides.
Knitting: Cape
“All forests have their own personality. I don’t just mean the obvious differences, like how an English woodland is different from a Central American rain forest, or comparing tracts of West Coast redwoods to the saguaro forests of the American Southwest… they each have their own gossip, their own sound, their own rustling whispers and smells. ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The charm of a woodland road lies not only in its beauty but in anticipation. Around each bend may be a discovery, an adventure.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The beret, as we know it, dates to at least the French Revolution. From politics to high fashion, the beret is a classic - versatile, simplistic, and yet still open for personal adornment!
Knitting: Pullover
“What a strange thing!
Knitting: Cardigan
He stared at his hot chocolate like it held the secret to the universe.
Knitting: Pullover
I recently found out the importance of Hoot-owl calls, of the Barred Owl, with the Underground Railroad. Thank you Harriet Tubman, I honour you as a naturalist, skilled woods-person, and for the contributions you made to us as a people!
Knitting: Mittens
This is a pattern for a pair of lined mittens worked from the bottom up and in the round, using the stranded colourwork technique.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Westfjords of Iceland are a rugged and stunning region of the country. They are full of unique geologic landscapes and wildlife. Less traveled and icy, the perfect journey for you and your new Westfjords hat!
Knitting: Mittens
This is a pattern for a lined pair of mittens worked from the bottom up and in the round, using the stranded colourwork technique.
Knitting: Animal Toy
I was so excited to work up a little ox pattern for Chinese New Year, but alas…the yarn was telling me otherwise and who am I to argue with yarn?? (I think beavers have been on my mind with some wonderful flood control projects introducing beaver skills bringing me an awful lot of happy!)
Knitting: Pullover
Blóðberg (Arctic Thyme; T. praecox) is found all over Iceland. It is used for flavour and medicinally to strengthen head and heart.
Knitting: Pullover
This is a pattern for a turtle-neck worked from the top down and in the round, with a circular yoke, and using the Fair-Isle colourwork technique. In addition, there are Duplicate st/embroidered elements added.
Knitting: Pullover
The Westfjords of Iceland are a rugged and stunning region of the country. They are full of unique geologic landscapes and wildlife. Less traveled and icy, the perfect journey for you and your new Westfjords jumper!
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
This is a design in honour of our admiration of the Barred Owl family we came to know in Feb. 2020.
Knitting: Mittens
Mayleen is a large deciduous climber with single ruffled flowers blooming from late spring to early summer. Their delightful fragrance fills the air and is the perfect Clematis to plant near an entrance or path!
Knitting: Mittens
I’ve always thought fairies are like mushrooms, you trip over them when you’re not thinking about them, but they’re hard to spot when you’re searching for them.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a pattern for cowl worked in the round and using the Fair-Isle knitting technique.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the Yorkshire Diamonds Pavilion from the Various Architects Project, this hat and mitt set is a celebration of colour, structure, and sustainability. Perfect for learning stranded colourwork, knitters of every level will savour the practice as much as the result.
Knitting: Sachet
This is a pattern for sachet or small
Knitting: Cowl
While it is relatively easy to recognize the perennial grasses and seed-eating sparrows as characteristic of meadows, the ecosystems exist in their fullest sense underground. What we see above ground is only the outer margin of an ecosystem that explodes in intricacy and life below.”
Knitting: Cardigan
Perhaps we never truly met
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Boot Cuffs / Toppers
I’ve always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This is a pattern for a pair of mitts. The cuff incorporates Roosimine/Roositud motif (optional) and the rest of the mitt is worked using the Fair-Isle knitting technique.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This beanie worked from the bottom up, in the round, and using the Fair Isle colourwork technique. This pattern includes 3 motif to choose from and with one using the Roosimine (Roositud) technique, as seen in the
Knitting: Legwarmers
This is a pattern for a pair of leg warmers, worked from the bottom up and in the round, using the Fair-Isle knitting technique.
Knitting: Coaster
This is a pattern for a handknit coaster with embroidered elements.
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Mysig…. cosy (affording comfort and warmth) pleasant, comfortable, agreeable
Knitting: Animal Toy, Doll Clothes - Other
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Animal Toy, Doll Clothes - Other
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our earth pauses at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Kerchief
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Coaster
Either with the glow of summer or of winter, enjoy this Solstice as our Earth seems to pause at the extreme of its orbit.
Knitting: Poncho
And the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood.
Knitting: Pullover
This is a pattern for a V-neck jumper knit using the stranded knitting technique (though there are 2 rounds in the motif repeat which use 3 colours across). It is worked from the top down and either flat or in the round with a steek over the yoke. The body and sleeves are worked in the round.
Knitting: Cardigan
I’ll tell you how the sun rose, a ribbon at a time. The steeples swam in amethyst, The news like squirrels ran. The hills untied their bonnets, The bobolinks begun. Then I said softly to myself, “That must have been the sun!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Cardigan
To strew thy green with flowers; the yellows, blues, The purple violets, and marigolds.
Knitting: Vest
Night Snow
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a pattern for a top down knit cardigan with 3/4 length sleeves. This pattern has a circular yoke and uses the Fair-Isle and stranded colourwork techniques, in addition to Short Row shaping and a steek.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a pattern for a top down circular yoke cardigan with some Raglan shaping. Wish Tree is intended for the experienced knitter, comfortable with reading partial charts; patterning is worked over the entire cardigan and includes (single-colour) folded hems.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I love the rain.
Knitting: Legwarmers
“All this he saw, for one moment breathless and intense, vivid on the morning sky; and still, as he looked, he lived; and still, as he lived, he wondered.”
Knitting: Cowl
Beautiful decorative tiles are so human. From Mexico to Morocco and everywhere in between, we see these stunning, sometimes vibrant, sometimes subtle and elegant, motif. This cowl was inspired by the skilled craftspeople and creative tile makers from the past to the present.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beret, Tam
This is a pattern for a tammy and matching pair of mitts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Though the tortoise blessed with magic powers lives long,
Knitting: Pullover
Therefore I chance to think that all Nature and the graceful sky are symbolised in the art of geometry.
Knitting: Animal Toy
rolling fields
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is a pattern for a slouchy hat with a button detail.
Knitting: Pullover
“All forests have their own personality…. A voice speaks up when you enter their acres that can’t be mistaken for one you’d hear anyplace else, a voice true to those particular tress, individual rather than of their species.”
Knitting: Pullover
This is a pattern for a circular yoked pullover, worked from the top down and in the round, using the stranded knitting technique. Stitches are cast on for the neck, working a corrugated rib before shaping. The yoke is worked then sleeve stitches are separated from body, then the body and each sleeve is worked using charts. Sleeves and bottom e...
Knitting: Pullover
The clean simplicity of sashiko embroidery is enchanting. It’s elegant and modern with its repeating geometric forms, yet reaches back to a traditional fiber art.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Join the threads of the past with the threads of the future and leave your own bright patterns, as you go.
Knitting: Animal Toy
I have always wanted a bunny and I’ll always have a rabbit the rest of my life.
Knitting: Cardigan
“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows follow behind you.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Even the tiniest of flowers can have the toughest roots.”
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
“The old wanderlust had gotten into his blood, the joy of the unbound life, the joy of seeking, of hoping without limit.”
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
“The pageant of the river bank had marched steadily along, unfolding itself in scene-pictures that succeeded itself in stately procession.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!
Knitting: Pullover
This is a pattern for an cropped, elbow length sleeved, circular yoked sweater with a generous fit. Lilian is worked from the top down and in the round, using the Fair-Isle knitting technique.
Knitting: Dress
If ants are such busy workers, how come they find time to go to all the picnics?
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Knitting: Cardigan
Dagny Tande Lid was a beautiful illustrator of flowers from Norway.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Snowdrops: Theirs is a fragile but hardy celebration… in the very teeth of winter.” ~ Louise Wilder
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Outside, snow solidified itself into graceful forms. The peace of winter stars seemed permanent.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
The architecture and entrances to the Natural History Museum in London are beautiful and diverse. This hat was designed incorporating some of my favourite aspects: the chained pillar-like sts, the checkerboard with a beaded element representing the beautiful geologic collections, the twists and turns, chevrons, and subtle diamonds. Knit this ha...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Crossing from the 15th to the 16th Arrondissements, you may walk the Bir-Hakeim bridge, made popular by the film Inception. This bridge is an huge two-tier structure, including foot bridge, a metro line viaduct, and motorway. It is exquisitely simple with huge pillars and a very definite vertical feel. The Inception hat reflects these clean lin...
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Ānjìng is the Chinese word for calm, quiet, stillness.
Knitting: Cardigan
The key to nature’s therapy is feeling like a tiny part of it, not a master over it. There’s amazing pride in seeing a bee land on a flower you planted - but that’s not your act of creation, it’s your act of joining in.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
This is a pattern for a knitted bauble to explore colour combinations with yarn and resulting in a fun decoration. Swatch Baubles are worked in the round, from the bottom up, and with a set of 5 DPNs.
Knitting: Cardigan
If you ever need me, find my star. If you listen closely, you can hear me laughing.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
It’s like the way the leaves fall.
Knitting: Cowl
“Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.”
Knitting: Vest
Inspired by the beautiful Fair-Isle slip-over in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A superbloom is a rare desert botanical phenomenon in which an unusually high proportion of wildflowers whose seeds have lain dormant in desert soil germinate and blossom at roughly the same time.
Knitting: Animal Toy
‘…I invented pandas, and caps.’
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Inspired by the lovely Lupine flowers and their stalked coloured blooms, Summer Lupine is a lacy top for a sunny day.
Knitting: Cowl
You want to feel like you belong and are part of this symbiosis, metamorphosis, whatever you want to call it.
Knitting: Pullover
Frida Kahlo captured the strength of femininity with her entire being. She wore roses full and proud, colour vibrant and unapologetic. She did what she wanted and wore it with dignity and passion. Inspired by Frida Kahlo, may this top let you express your inner Frida.
Knitting: Pullover
“So she was considering, in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her.”
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This comet came crashing into the earth. BAM! Total devastation. No celebrities, no cable TV, no water! It hasn’t rained in 11 years. Now, 20 people gotta squeeze into the same bathtub. So it ain’t all bad.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Tail feathers at what age?
Knitting: Pullover
That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.
Knitting: Tee
“Oh Esperanza!’ said Isabel, jumping up and down and clapping.’I think my heart is dancing.”
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Hail to thee, blithe spirit! Bird thou never wert.
Knitting: Cardigan
With simple playful shapes and bright colours, you are sure to be Blithe & Lightsome in this cardigan!
Knitting: Cardigan
Respectable Raccoon cardi is a cardi for any event perfectly respectable!
Knitting: Pullover
I was deeply touched by Will Sharpe’s latest work for television - Flowers. Unique, bold, and exquisitely considered.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Always, I come back to Shetland Lace! It’s open and gossamer look, lightweight feel, gives way to an elegant shawl and yet, not a purled stitch in sight. A perfect shawl to use that long lost lace ball from your stash.
Knitting: Pullover
I have always been fond of the little blue Speedwell flowers growing nearly everywhere, alerting us that spring is here!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the amazing wildflower bloom at Big Sur, this is a top down triangle shaped shawl with stripes, texture, a bit of lace, short rows, and bead accents (optional).
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sometimes, Los Angeles has the most magnificent snowfall and you see, all at once - palm trees, suburbs, skyscrapers, and snow-capped mountains!
Knitting: Pullover
In Cheshire is a hall described as a “lifted straight from a fairy story, a gingerbread house” with the most delightful wooden details. Little Moreton Hall is an inspiring place for any fan of colourwork!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up using the stranded method for the colourwork section. The hat begins with rib, the stranded motif is worked, and then it is topped with a faux-fur pompom.
Knitting: Animal Toy
A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
One breathy vowel
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Legwarmers
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Welcome to my new series of hand knit projects! Look for the ‘♥’ as this signifies it is a World Central Kitchen pattern. The purchase of any ♥ pattern means half of your purchase goes towards emergency food and solutions to growing stronger communities and economies.
Knitting: Cowl
He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Snow is so evocative and has such a powerful atmosphere.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“There is always stardust in my eyes when I look at you, my love.”
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day until you reach your goal.
Knitting: Cowl
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of (our) nature and its (our) beauty.
Knitting: Decorative - Other
Tomte (homestead man) is a solitary, mischievous domestic sprite sharing your happy home and keeping it safe and prosperous! May you always have a Tomte looking out for you!
Knitting: Legwarmers
The Little Prince: Hey, come and play with me.
Knitting: Pullover
From the Dutch ‘gezellig’ and the Spanish word for chain, I am happy to present the Gezelleigheid and Cadena pullovers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In the middle of California, there is a stunning lake called Lake Aloha. It is said to be one of the most beautiful places in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Most definitely a greeting of warmth and beauty, Lake Aloha is clear and blue with tiny islands dotting its surface along with alpine trees and surrounded by white granite peaks.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
They (mermaids) play chess with seahorses. They wear capes of fish scales and sleep on beds made from seaweed.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
“Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things” - Chaim Potok
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A fun little hat with a bit of slouch and colourwork. A wonderfully warming hat as you explore the West Loop of Chicago.
Knitting: Cuffs
To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.
Knitting: Pullover
Mrs. Fox: We’re all different. (indicates Mr. Fox)
Knitting: Beret, Tam
“It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. “
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A full blooming rose for my Rose - perfect for a winter’s day!
Knitting: Cowl
The Bobcat Hills are a group of beautiful peaks, in Southern California, where you may hike and explore in your new cowl!
Knitting: Cape
’I never play without my cape.’
Knitting: Gloves, Fingerless Gloves
“Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity”
Knitting: Pullover
From one of my favourite snowflake men:
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Casper was feeling a bit moosey and designed this adorable moose face! I hope you enjoy it, too, on your moosiest days…
Knitting: Cardigan
From one of the many Scottish terms for snow - we find a blin-drift or drifting snow. May beautiful snowy drifts fill your days and nights, even if the snow is only on your sweet new cardigan!
Knitting: Pullover
This dolman-sleeve pullover top with lace panels is worked from the bottom up in the round. There are mirrored lace panels on each side of front and back on a background of St st. The front and back are separated and increases and cast-on sts are worked to shape sleeves. The top shoulder and sleeve seams are grafted.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
This a pattern for a stranded colourwork tea cosy worked from the bottom up and in the round.
Knitting: Cardigan
This children’s cardigan is worked with raglan shaping and from the top down. It has a two-button closure at the neck, a woven waist detail, and corcheted and/or knitted floral appliques. The lace pattern can be worked either from charts or written instructions, whichever you prefer.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Welcome to the Dahlia shawl!
Knitting: Cowl
Little forest friends for an enchanting colourwork cowl. A fun standed project for yourself or starting your gift knitting early.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Blue Citrus tammy was designed to complete your Blue Citrus pullover look. A sweet warm addition to your cold weather wardrobe!
Knitting: Pullover
I adore the retro and classic look of a great colourwork pullover and I hope you enjoy Blue Citrus! The feel of the motif is easily changed to suit as you select your colour palette. If you fall for your Blue Citrus pullover, you may want to give the Blue Citrus tammy a go!
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Often, I misplace my book, my small knitting project, my glasses… so, this cushion was born of necessity.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Happy Anniversary Wildfiber Studio! Get ready to knit and party like you just don’t care with this fun little bias shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inpsired by the wild unkept garden of small flowers creating an overall pattern of colour and shape, these lovely stalked flowers lay one upon the other forming bands of colour when seen far off.
Knitting: Scarf
“I have a feeling that tonight you’re going to see one of the Riviera’s most fascinating sights.” -Frances Stevens in To Catch A Thief
Knitting: Cardigan
Snow - intricate floral flakes interpreted with Art Deco flare. A joyful and comfortable design with elegant details; a striking cardigan to wear with jeans or a skirt on those cold winter days!
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
“Forgive Quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that made you smile.”
Knitting: Cowl
“the same pattern covering the ceiling, the windows, and the walls, and finally all over the room, my body, and the universe.”
Knitting: Cardigan
Pandora - the most famous of all box keepers. This cardigan is full of boxes … some of which have a bead, like the little spark inside us keeping us going even when the day feels long!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Welcome to colour!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Having recently watched Rococo Before Bedtime, I dub this shawl Omorfiá. It is the Greek word for beauty and lest we forget, the Rococo era - “it wasn’t just frilly and pink. Rococo was all sorts of other things as well…wider achievements, its punch, its determination, its intoxicating beauty. Yes, it was frilly and pink at times, but not alway...
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a pattern for an all over stranded colourwork cardigan with a circular yoke. It is worked from the bottom up and in the round with a steek. Stitches are provisionally CO for body and sleeves which will, later, be replaced to needles to work rib to desired length.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ke Aloha meaning beautiful inside and out, special love and cheers.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Caracol is splendidly warm and soft full of texture and just an all around cool yarn! In honour of the beautiful Priortochatella stellata (an endangered spiky snail from Cuba), is a lovely and unexpected hat.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
My friend is always looking for a sweet little hat that will work beautifully for all her wonderful handspun yarn! This one did the trick…a warm hat that has a bit of cabling and highlights the complex variations of handspun yarn.
Knitting: Mittens
A sweet little pattern for cold days when you want to throw a snowball or two!
Knitting: Cowl
I admire the elemental forms of artist Constantin Brâncuși, which inspired the design of this cowl.
Knitting: Cardigan
Stripes - a classic foundation of every wadrobe! Enjoy your Three Stripe Interaction as you find adventure in every moment…
Knitting: Cardigan
Feeling a little retro and wanting some of that space age motif - enjoy this exceedingly warm cardigan as you gaze at the stars!
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
‘To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Continuing my exploration of microscopic cross sections, here is another shawl in my series! (Section Tranversale is the first)
Knitting: Cowl
“Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour.” - William Cowper
Knitting: Doll
’We can stay up late, swapping manly stories, and in the morning, I’m making waffles!’ - Donkey from Shrek
Knitting: Cardigan
“Oh! What walks I had along the grassy banks, where my friends the frogs were dreaming on the leaf of a nénuphar, and where the coquettish and delicate water lilies suddenly opened to me….” - Guy de Maupassant
Knitting: Cardigan
Tortula ruralis or Star Moss covers most of our great big planet! From the Artic to South Africa you can find this humble bryophyte keeping mositure in the soil. Oh, sweet little moss you are the inspiration for this delicious diaphonously fluent cardigan.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This is a pattern for a nice and easy summer sleeveless top. It is worked flat, in 2 pieces, from the bottom up. There is a beaded lace trim and the rest of your top is worked in stockinette. There is a small gather at the shoulders embellished with a tab to hold the gather in place. Length is easily adjusted and you may adapt the pattern to wo...
Knitting: Cardigan
Feminine with a strong shoulder and accentuated waist - be bold and sexy in your Christina H. cardigan!
Knitting: Cardigan
Cable and lace is a an appealing combination and the Fióna cardigan is a beautiful way to show yours off!
Knitting: Pullover
From the town of Henley-on-Thames, 23 miles southeast of Oxford, comes this classic top. Rowers have sported this design since the 1800s and now you can knit one up for yourself!
Knitting: Pullover
A sweet little white flower you may fing growing on the Shetland Islands - the Shetland Mouse-Ear! It is the inspiration for this earthy Fair Isle jumper.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Winged Wrapture is pattern for a shawl or shawl with sleeves (both are included with purchase). It was designed for Wolle’s Yarn Creations color changing yarn. The lace motif includes Shetland lace sts (meaning WS rows are knit not purled).
Knitting: Pullover
Go retro with a modern twist, this 1920s style top is easy to knit and full of style…with stripes and a shortbread cookie dog. From daytime shorts to evening and your favourite black skirt, this is a super cute and Summery top, a quick knit with a little bit of intarsia and touch of colour!
Knitting: Cowl
Cute and inquisitive… adorable little faces to keep close, whilst the winds blow. This is a cowl to hang free, wrap around, or made to fit close to the neck.
Knitting: Pullover
This is a pattern for a sweater worked flat and in the round, from the top down and with set-in sleeves.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Recently, I have been enchanted by microscopic cross sections, mainly plants. Those intricate pattern, holes, membranes, and protrusions inspired this shawl!
Knitting: Pullover
This is a pattern for an intarsia and stranded worked SCCS (super cute Christmas sweater). It is worked from the top down with a circular and raglan yoke. It is worked in the round using both intarsia in the round and flat intarsia techniques. Once you have separated for the sleeves, you will work the front and back flat, until the intarsia mot...
Knitting: Brooch
Full of cherry and pie and coffee, Twin Peaks continues on…but we can never forget the scene in which Audrey Horne ties a knot in her cherry!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Intertidal Zone is the place where the land meets the sea. It is full of life and energy from the land, the sea, and the air!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Gradients do wonderful things with your lace shawl. Like an unexpected journey, you are taken from one colour to the next, as your stitches increase. Enjoy this sweet little pattern and dip yourself in colour!
Knitting: Pullover
“So Lyra and her dæmon turned away from the world they were born in, and looked towards the sun, and walked into the sky.” - Philip Pullman
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This is a pattern for a shrug worked in the round and flat. Each sleeve is worked individually and the fronts are shaped using German Short Rows, the back panels are grafted, and finally, the buttonband trim is worked in the round.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This is a pattern for a shrug worked in the round and flat. Each sleeve is worked individually and the fronts are shaped using German Short Rows, the back panels are grafted, and finally, the buttonband trim is worked in the round.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Have some extra worsted…this is a terrific project to keep some heads warm the Wool-Aid!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I wanted to design a lighter shawl for those breezy, but warm days and use Shetland sts…not a purl in sight!
Knitting: Cowl
’Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.’
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Menehune are the mythical tiny people of Hawaii, known to work at night as craftspeople and builders. The Menehune have been known to use magic arrows to pierce the heart of angry people, igniting feelings of love instead.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This is a pattern for a shrug worked in the round and flat. Each sleeve is worked individually and the fronts are shaped using German Short Rows, the back panels are grafted, and finally, the button band trim is worked in the round.
Knitting: Cowl
On those grey and gloomy days, sometimes you need a bit of electricity!
Knitting: Cardigan
Inspired by the rustic cardigans of Vanessa Ives…this is a wonderfully versatile knit. Perfect for showing off those fabulous large buttons you have been keeping for a rainy day with your favourite solid, tonal, or variegated yarn!
Knitting: Cowl
Gradients are where it is at!
Knitting: Mittens
Have some extra wool on hand? Give a go to these sweet little mittens. A great project for left over yarns, these would work well in a rainbow of colours! And a lovely little Wool-Aid project.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is one of the Wool-Aid patterns for a bottom up and colour stranded hat, worked in the round. Find some wool yarn and knit something warm!This is a nice hat for a cold day…
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Antoni Gaudí was a great architect during the Modernista movement. His works shaped Barcelona, Spain and incorporate geometric and natural forms. The movement was described as ‘Taming Cubism’ and so, my little hat is Taming Antoni Gaudí!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Enjoy a hat to match your Olivia mitts. Find something beautiful in this moment…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When the Holidays are over, it is time to treat yourself and relax with a gorgeous gradient shawl!
Knitting: Cowl
This is a pattern for a stranded colourwork cowl. The Lovecats Cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up and works to a cowl approx. 8.5 inches x 10.75 inches/21 cm x 28 cm, laying flat and folded.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
I was missing the stranded work of Fall and Winter and wanted to put a dash of colour into my Spring and Summer! Enjoy this motif of muileataí (diamonds).
Knitting: Bonnet
This is a pattern for an animal bonnet! The band is worked flat, sts are picked up for the bonnet body, which is worked flat (approx. 3.5 inches/9 cm), and then, bonnet body is joined to work in the round. Ears are worked separately and then stitched on. The under-chin tie is an i-cord with a small clover leaf twist at the end (and is worked wi...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Everyone needs a little hope, peace, and renewal…may your hands be warmed and your intelligence find peace in times of conflict.
Knitting: Cardigan
You may choose from the Sport Heathers in Cotton or the new Silk/Cotton/Merino Heathers!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
“We’re so wonderfully wonderfully wonderfully
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The strip of greenery of the high line cuts through the concrete of towers of New York. The park developed on disused elevated rail lines is a haven in the busy city. Like the high line, let this shawl’s fluid and relaxing design elevate you above the bustle of the streets.
Knitting: Vest
A super versatile waistcoat…for the garden, over a fitted dress, or with jeans!
Knitting: Cowl
With a chill in the air, keep Spring in your step with this sparkling lace cowl!
Knitting: Cowl
Another little gifty knit for that someone special…you! A light and lacy cowl with a few sparkly bits.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Inspired by the iconic Bradbury Building in Los Angeles, this is a pattern for a pair of stranded colourwork mitts.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
In traditional basketry the stake and strand is worked by using of two sets of interlaced elements; one set is stable, while the other is moved in and out of the stakes. - from the museum of anthropology
Knitting: Pullover
The city of Delft in the Netherlands is the inspiration for this circular yoke pullover. Worked with a classic delft blue and lt. grey pattern, it is soft, luxurious, and gorgeous. Grab your skates and let’s go!
Knitting: Pullover
Tapirs are amazing creatures and have a folklore steeped in the eating of our nightmares. Protector and gentle creature, the Tapir has changed little over tens of millions of years. What better way to keep yourself warm than with this fantastical and ancient critter?!
Knitting: Cowl
Arabesque is always appropriate…this cowl is a bit of a twist on the floral design.
Knitting: Cardigan
Stripes with texture…it’s fabulous! This sweet, short sleeved cardigan, with its little faux mitered squares and striped vibrant colours, is perfect for a day out or a playful night with friends, sipping your favourite cocktail. How cool will you be… in a merino and silk blend?! Daytime, you can pair the Sun Sea Piracy cardi with jeans, shorts,...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
There is nothing quite like a good waltz and as Miss Phryne Fisher says “My mother lost all reason when she was waltzed.” Come join us for a leisurely MKAL…we will be knititng a crescent shaped shawl in preparation of the New Year. An elegant shawl, easy to make as large as you like and fringed, if that is what you desire.
Knitting: Cowl
In London, keep your right turns safe and your chevrons close with Rule 130 cowl! If you wanted something to match your Rule 130 hat, this is the cowl for you.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I am moving up in weight….this time worsted!
Knitting: Cardigan
The jardin de la treille (trellis garden) is located in one of my favourite parks in Paris, Parc de la Villette. The small garden has a wonderful array fo trellised plants; find inspiration in your new jardin de la treille cardigan!
Knitting: Pullover
This pullover was specifically designed for Winter yarn by, Skein. Soft and thick, a sweater for the snowiest of days. My husband adores the Nordic territories, which inspired this elegant snowflake motif.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“I used to think that music was like lace upon a garment, nice to have but not necessary. I have come to believe that music is absolutely essential to our community life.” - George Eastman
Knitting: Cardigan
Hep cats and hoopy froodettes, grab your ginchiest poodle skirt, because this cardi is radioactive! Day or night, enjoy this cute little vintage styled cardigan.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A lovely top with a flattering neckline. This may be worn over a cami with jeans or a skirt, versatile and hugging your curves.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Let your life lightly dance
Knitting: Pullover
From Fergus and the Druid -
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Gothic Foil Arch is elegant and strong, often over a gate or window in a wall, enticing to the promise of a secret garden inside or peering out to the forest beyond. These were the inspriation for this shawl, a structure surrounded by mystery and foilage. Welcome to the Falling Leaves shawl!
Knitting: Scarf
Horseshoe crabs are ancient, no, beyond ancient…they are living fossils! These arachnid arthropods, of the family Limulidae and genus Limulus, have been around about 450 million years. They are smooth on the outside and all leggy underneath.
Knitting: Animal Toy
“Tapirs look something like pigs with trunks, but they are actually related to horses and rhinoceroses. This eclectic lineage is an ancient one—and so is the tapir itself. Scientists believe that these animals have changed little over tens of millions of years. All four tapir species are endangered or threatened, largely due to hunting and habi...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
We all have different curves and this tank pattern is for those of us that have a bit more up front and a little back. Busty ladies and Queens…this fit is for you!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern for a crescent shaped shawl, designed for Wolle’s color changing yarn. It is worked from the top down, with lace and stockinette motif, a row of elongated sts, and 3 rows with double yos. Show your stuff in the the bunnymuff group.
Knitting: Animal Toy
Knitting: Cardigan
“Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.”
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The basic diamond is always eye-catching and pleasing. Modern and graphic, this easy slip stitch mosaic hat will keep your ears and head warm in the coming months.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
May your adventurous spirit will out, defying all unworthy persuasion!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Trees and Moon hat reminds me of my times in the forests. After a hot day, the pine needles covering the ground produce and amazing aroma. This lasts into the evening as you come back to camp and, sometimes, the moon is visible….and if the day is right you are under a full moon.
Knitting: Boot Cuffs / Toppers
Looking for a quick knit and bright accent for your favourite boots? The Chevron Boot Topper/Cuff is just what you need!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Houndstooth is a classic and always in style! It has been around, at least, since the late 1800s. It was originally a Scottish woven pattern (though the oldest fabric with this motif was found in Sweden!), but modern haute couture has taken it to grand and varied places. This pattern uses a small houndstooth print that is often called “puppytoo...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“I pictured, to myself, the Queen of Hearts as a sort of embodiment of ungovernable passion” - Lewis Carroll
Knitting: Scarf
In London, the roads are covered with various words and symbols to aid drivers and pedestrians alike, chevrons often making an appearance. Keep safe whilst making your right turns……..cozy, warm, and quiet, in your muffler.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a pattern for a blanket incorporating slip stitch mosaic sts influenced by Barbara Walker, from her book, Mosaic Knitting.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a pattern for a baby blanket incorporating geometric slip stitch mosaic motif. There are 2 designs, a blanket knit from the center out to end (NB) or a blanket knit from 4 smaller squares, which are then grafted together (GB), so size is easily adjustable.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern for a shallow triangular shawl. This shawl is an introduction to the intarsia technique. It is a great project if you would like to begin intarsia style knitting. The simple graphic shapes go perfectly with any outfit and you have an opportunity to use your fabulous variegated yarn that’s been stashed for a rainy day!
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This shrug was designed for my niece Sophia, she wanted something with sleeves and a bit of flare…the Sophie shrug was born!
Knitting: Beret, Tam
On a cool breezy morning, walking Montmartre, happily donned in St. Jean des Briques tam, you can take your
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Barcelona…innovative architecture, unusual forms, these define the city.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars again.” - Anais Nin
Knitting: Pullover
“Crabs, crabs, crabs. You scuttle, snap, and clean. When you’re babies, you swim. You crabs come in many shapes and sizes!”-Casper
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Queen Victoria and Empress Josephine donned some gorgeous bold shapes and really put the cameo to work…with this in mind, I have designed a full square shawl (or table linen). It is a relatively easy knit, utilizing basic sts, beginning from the center out. There are definite lace shapes and resting places of stockinette to create a truly regal...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Barcelona…innovative architecture, unusual
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Manhattan, New York is a linear city….streets, buildings, subways, and even parks are all rectangular in shape and still it is a city you can be in- a city you can touch. At 40 deg 40’N, strike a pose from the Village to Harlem!
Knitting: Cowl
Paris, a city of 2.2 million, full of marble statues and stone facades, yet, there is a softness. Walking the streets, you find Art Nouveau floral and flowing motif, flowers and lush gardens, and gorgeous pastries, decorated to reflect the soft nature, balancing the city.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
It is October and time for dark and beautiful things…
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Dreamy is indeed a dreamy yarn to keep your hands warm. Anzula yarns are bunnymuff’s prefered fibers for stranded work, I haven’t met an Anzula that hasn’t loved stranding!
Knitting: Animal Toy
Lumpy is a great traveler and world exporer…always ready with a little smile and much cheer of heart. Joining friends on a path going forward, where ever it may lead.
Knitting: Scarf
The entrelacer scarf is a scarf of distinction- truly create a one-of-a-kind accessory, by adding or subtracting the cable motif. You can even change the amount of side cabling, your choice…this is a design you can re-make again and again, classic and modern, using 2 skeins of delicious, Anzula Cricket.
Knitting: Headband
I adore the Metro in Paris, the intertwining art nouveau arches and repetitive motif are enchanting. Once off the Metro, you can be in for a burst of wind! The Cité headband is just the ticket for protecting ears from even the frostiest of gusts. Inspired by the bud motif of the Cité stop archway, you can knit up a decorative and functional art...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Unique, simple, and warm- the Gare du Nord shawl is a sensible addition to any wardrobe.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I cannot stay away from the compelling designs on ancient pottery….and thus- The Cuerda Seca Shawl! With an inability to mix colours on cermaics, the Cuerda Seca technique was created in 15th century Spain. Thin lines of metal are placed onto dry pottery which then separates the bright enamel colours as they are applied and ultimately fired. Ma...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Looking for a lovely getaway spot on the coast of Devon, I found Salcombe. Built on an hill, the buildings and trees form layers of shapes above the tranquil inlet speckled with small boats. The Curlew bird takes flight over Salcombe and we can only imagine his view of these small uniform Summer homes and starlike crafts on the dark smooth water.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern for a triangle shaped shawl. I recommend a lace weight yarn that holds its shape well, such as the yarns above, in solid, tonal, or ombre colour.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Yarn Crawl 2015 Los Angeles!
Knitting: Wall Hanging
“His(her) Labor is a Chant -- his(her) Idleness -- a Tune -- oh, for a Bee’s experience of Clovers, and of Noon!“ - Emily Dickinson from poems XV The Bee
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern for a large triangular shawl designed in honour of William Van Alen. Van Alen was a fervent supporter of innovation in architecture and a pioneer of the art deco movement. The Van Alen shawl includes knitted lace patterns inspired by the geometric designs used throughout the deco period.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Greetings! It is Winter and this is my gift to my lovely friend, Felicity, and in turn a gift for you! Felicity is an exceedingly generous and kind person, always ready to lend a hand and encouragement. She is a beautiful knitter and I have learned so much from her. I want to show her my thanks and also provide an half circle shawl pattern for ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I like the idea of vast open space and clusters of pattern…and so I found the taiga.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Ulmus parvifolia is the chinese elm…elms grow relatively quickly and are some of the tallest trees growing in England. They are flexible and resistant to water making them suitable for boat construction and after being hollowed out were often used as pipe. In the language of flowers, an elm shows dignity and grace. The first elm was thought to ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl has a complex lace motif, intended for more experienced lace knitters. The lace is charted and written for the panel only over some sections of the shawl (you must keep track of your edge and spine sts between the panel motif). It grows unequally over the lace motif (in other words the increases and decreases are not always an increa...
Knitting: Poncho
I wanted to design a poncho based on the broad leaves of waterlilies and their buds….I was inspired by Castalia.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
I adore crocheted snowflakes and after completing a number of them…it was time to take hook in hand and design my own. This is a pattern for 3 crocheted snowflakes.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern for a triangle shawl for the month of February! Lace and beads with a little heart…
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
“A cup of tea would restore my normality.“ - Douglas Adams
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ju Hua is the Chinese word for Chrysanthemum. These multi-petaled flowers, representing long life, health, and endurance, have long been grown in China, since the 15th Century. Ju Hua is one of the “Four Gentlemen”, a series of four “honourable plants”- orchid, bamboo, chrysanthemum, and plum blossom- depicting the seasons in art and poetry. Th...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawlette is a tribute to the evocative voice of Lucha Reyes. Lucha Reyes was a celebrated singer from Guadalajara, Mexico who made famous the song, Traigo un Amor (I Bring Love). Her vocalizations are able to transport one to their favorite moment, the relaxing tunes of Mariachi bands, the shade offering gentle protection from the harsh s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
It was brought to my attention that a Witch’s Stole would do well for October (thank you Lousquared). My first thought on witches is the clan from Lake Enara. The witches are grand, flowing, greatly skilled. I mean, really, who doesn’t want to fly through the air in strips of black silk?? “Not I”, said the little red hen….
Knitting: Animal Toy
This is bunnymuff! A soft round bunny you can knit in any weight of yarn.
Knitting: Throw
“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees” -Leo Tolstoy
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
What will be your legacy for the month…this is celebrated the entire month of August! I liked the image they selected- a person as a tree and generations going outward, like our shawls. I liked the things written about how to celebrate this month…a good support system, being who you are, and doing things you enjoy and can leave behind. This sou...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by one of my favourite and rare rocks, Coquina. Coquina means cockleshell or shellfish in Spanish. The rock is formed by a layering and compression of shells into a very hard rock, yet retaining the shell shapes we can recognize, unlike limestone.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
So much of my inspiration comes from creatures in the ocean. Their unique shapes, colours, and textures never cease to enchant me. C. cardissa, commonly known as the heart cockle, sparked me to design an heart shaped shawl. C.cardissa is a bivalve mollusc that lives mainly under algae and sand in reef flats exposed to the sun. It can be varieg...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Tritoniella belli, you are the inspiration for this shawl. You reside in the waters of Antarctica, a place of such cold and such depth of snow and ice no human can survive without extensive protection… and you, so fragile, so small, you thrive. Only the bravest witness your lambent traces over the coral; you give me joy.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The month of may can bring many things, ideas, and feelings to us…but for me, this year, May signifies the recognition of “Star Wars Day” on the fourth of May, the beginning of our shawl mystery and ending our mystery with an acknowledgment of Douglas Adams and “Towel Day” (25 May). The Maia shawl is named after the Roman earth goddess, believe...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The lotus is an important flower in many cultures, full of meaning, medicinal, and nutritional qualities. April 8 signifies the day Buddha emerged- a story full of beauty from nothing, inspiring in that we, too, can remain dormant then at once bloom and flower, no matter what challenges put before us.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Iznik, Turkey was the place to be in ceramics, from the late 15th century throughout the 16th. It was a time of experimentation and incorporation of luxurious things. Ceramic glazes were transformed in composition and colour beginning with simple blues to turquoise, jade, and finally reds and oranges. The hand painted images were drawn from th...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Every year in the far north of Sweden, near the town of Kiruna, ice and snow is shaped and sculpted to create astonishing ephemeral buildings where the temperature never exceeds 5 C. This hat is inspired by the only elements that is constant in the structures: ice and snow.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
There are many kisses and the one on the hand, or the fingertips, is the most romantic of them all. It is a fairytale greeting, an act of respect, or loyalty. And in receiving a kiss on the hand, one knows with the gaze in their eyes that it may lead to something new…
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Runes are an important part of our human history. They were the beginnings of some of our first alphabets. I wanted to incorporate some runic symbology in this hat( using stranded colourwork technique), the “strokes and traits” of the Slavic number 3 x 3 and the Norse rune of Ingwaz. Ingwaz, a Norse god, was able to unite his people and create ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Over Firth of Forth is inspired by the engineering genius, Forth Bridge in Scotland. Finished in 1890, this massive cantilever connects Edinbugh with Fife. My ode to ‘Over Firth of Forth’ is a convertible shawl/stole. It is knit from the center out and the length is easily adjustable.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sapientia is a Latin word meaning ‘good taste, good sense, discernment, discretion, prudence, intelligence, and forethought. Inspired by the Byzantine marvel, Hagia Sophia or Sancta Sapientia, this hat is as beautiful on the inside as the outside. Knit in the round, with cables and textured sts, this reversible hat is always in good taste… to k...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Be you ginger, brunette, or blonde this shawl will keep you covered! It is a large triangle shawl, knit top down, one side (no ptbl this time!), and beads (800) if you like, knit in lace or fingering weight.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Rhombi are a girl’s best friend”
Knitting: Cowl
The Holiday Golighty cowl…if you are caught on a cold winter’s day without your jewels, to guard your neck, try this exceedingly warm and elegant cowl. Knit in super bulky or fingering weight yarn, and you are ready for a cab ride to Tiffany’s to find a name for your cat!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Welcome to an introduction to Compsoptera opacaria, a moth taking wing only in the months of August -October. Compsoptera opacaria is part of the family Geometridae, a name coming from the “inchworm” like caterpillars….measure of the earth. Moths and their caterpillar forms are creators and destroyers-intertwined with our knitting passions.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Mittens
I just cannot get away from the rabbit…it is springy and flowery and rabbits are on my mind and my hands!
Knitting: Mittens
I have a slight obsession with all things Eiffel, rabbits, and an enormous respect for the fabulous stranded colourwork, hence I humbly created this nifty mitten pattern using the proportions of the actual Tower… a mini-spring in Paris just for you!