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eBook : 5 patterns

Dolce Handknits: Book One is a collection of designs for fall and winter. The book includes some knitter’s favorites with a few of my personal favorites as well.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
A fabulously simple garter stitch jacket with loads of style. This is a great first sweater project and it knits up fast.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Cardigan
Last summer I spent a couple of weeks in the mountains of North Carolina learning to weave. Though it was blazingly hot during the day, the mornings were still cool and this was the cardigan I wished for as I walked to class each morning.
Knitting: Tee
Avalon is the pretty way to do casual. Worked in-the-round to the armholes with a simple ribbon at the Empire waist.
Knitting: Cardigan
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Knitting: Cardigan
Brighton is worked in one piece from the bottom up with the set-in sleeves worked separately. The change in gauge and needle size and slight shaping in the bodice creates the flattering A-line shape.
Knitting: Pullover, Dress
The color-blocked ribbing on this sporty little dress will work magic for your figure. I wanted a form-fitting dress so designed this with a suggested negative ease of 2” - 3”.
Knitting: Cardigan
Feminine without being fussy, this is a lovely topper for spring dresses or to dress up jeans.
Knitting: Cardigan
A simple cardigan in a luscious yarn, need I say more?
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
A great wardrobe staple with unique construction.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
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Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Bulky yarn turns this lace kimono-style jacket into a casual look.
Knitting: Cardigan
Helena is a great knit for transitioning from season to season. Helena is worked in pieces form the bottom up. It’s cropped to a flattering point on the waist, but is easily adjusted to your favorite length.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Pullover
Jackson is all about casual comfort. Knit in a lofty bulky yarn and designed with a suggested ease of about 4” of ease for a loose fit.
Knitting: Pullover
Handsome military-inspired man’s sweater. The wide placket buttons to keep out the chill. The stand up collar meets more closely in the center than apparent in photo.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
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Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Cardigan
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Knitting: Slippers
It’s been a long time coming for this pattern. I first made a pair for myself almost a 10 years ago and only wrote the sparest of notes. Even though I’ve been meaning to write up the pattern I really didn’t want to have to reinvent the wheel, but I finally decided it was time.
Knitting: Cardigan
I love cardigans and jackets because they’re so wearable. Madison started with the idea of smocking, but instead of a true smocked stitch I found this alternating rib with a twisted stitch that is so easy to work and looks very similar to smocking.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
I admit it, I haven’t caught the shawl-knitting bug. I tend to like my lace simple and worked on worsted or even bulky weight yarns. But I’m forever grabbing woven wraps once the weather cools. It was high time I knit myself a wrap.
Knitting: Pullover
Just enough detail to keep the knitting interesting yet straight-forward enough for even the fussiest guy.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
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Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
A simply constructed jacket with a pretty portrait collar and woven stitch panel at the front.
Knitting: Cardigan
Planning on some apple picking or leaf peeping this fall? Montauk’s tweed, rich fall colors, casual mix of buttons and asymmetry makes it a fabulous fall look with jeans or a classic pencil skirt.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
The cardigan has great texture and a comfy, casual silhouette. Easy to adjust both sleeve and body length to suit your taste.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Demure in front and flirty in back; the fly-away back on this camisole makes it extra cool in summer.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
A heavily textured stitch is the only embellishment to this simple wrapped and belted cardigan. This one is all about casual comfort.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
This is one of those pieces that makes me yearn for cooler weather. The cropped jacket knits up amazingly fast in bulky yarn. The straight sides make it a cinch to lengthen if you prefer a longer line.
Knitting: Scarf
Just in time for gift knitting! Poppy is a simple basket stitch scarf embellished with knitted flowers and finished with a crocheted picot edge. The scarf is worked in a worsted weight yarn while the flowers are worked in sportweight.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Sample knit in Manos del Uruguay. Also need cable needle, stitch markers, and tapestry needle. Crochet hook is for the finishing touches.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
If you want to make a statement with you knitting then Providence is for you. The houndstooth pattern is surprising simple to work and the super bulky yarn makes it fast work of it. I recommend an ease 2” - 3” of negative ease at the bust for a close fit.
Knitting: Pullover
I just had to have a new hiking sweater with a collar just deep enough to snuggle against the winter wind. The thick and thin yarn adds a rustic feel.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Please Note: Sausalito is a cross-front cardigan which means the two front sections overlap. A number of projects show the fronts not crossed which will result in a very, very loose fit since it is already sized for a loose fit with the fronts overlapping.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a great cardigan to grab and go. Just enough gathers at the Empire waist to be obvious, but not so much to add bulk.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
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Knitting: Pullover
St. Kilda is my answer to surviving a lowered thermostat. My intention in designing this sweater was just that, to create the perfect sweater to keep me warm at home this winter.
Knitting: Dress
Sydney is a great example of all-season sweater dressing worked in one of my all-time favorite yarns, Rowan’s dk weight Wool Cotton.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Fabulously fun and incredibly warm, this trapper-style Fair Isle hat is lined with faux fur fabric.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Classic, but by no means stuffy. This assymetrical one button jacket can go from work to play.
Knitting: Cape, Shawl / Wrap
Mistake stitch rib is one of my favorite stitches. I love the deep, plump texture it creates. Paired with a soft squishy yarn like Missy Bulky and you get a super cozy tube wrap. Then add a loop stitch trim for fun.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Perfectly simple and utterly wearable.