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eBook : 3 patterns

This pattern contains instructions for the Backroad Scarf in three weights: worsted, Aran, and bulky; and 3 lengths: 68”, 90”, and a 50” buttoned cowl. It is one pattern, listed as an ebook to avoid accidental duplicate purchases and to make sure your library shows each weight.

eBook : 2 patterns

Stranded colourwork cowl and mittens inspired by textiles of the Italian Renaissance. Set includes both patterns: the Firenze Cowl, a reversible cowl with different colourwork patterns on each side; and the Firenze Mittens, with separate charts for the small and large size.

eBook : 2 patterns

One stitch pattern, two accessories. The stitch used for Galiano and Saturna looks a bit like mountains reflected in the water, and reminded me of the Gulf Islands, where I used to live. These designs are similar enough that I’ve bundled them together to give a fair price for those who would like to make both.

eBook : 5 patterns

Celebrate spring with this collection of fiddlehead-themed accessories. Bold graphic bags, stranded colourwork, lace -- these patterns will show off your skills and help you learn new techniques.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Mittens
Inspired by the clean lines and graphic style of Art Deco design, the Jazz Age Mittens come in two sizes with separate charts for each size. Worked in Sunday Knits 3-ply light sport weight yarn, these mittens can be made with two 50g skeins, or add a 20g skein or two for a contrasting cuff. The small mittens are shown in Nirvana in Rain and Ange...
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the textiles of the Italian Renaissance, the Firenze Cowl is a reversible, double-layer cowl in stranded colourwork. It uses an an original colourwork chart representing seaweed and waves, and a variation on a traditional colourwork pattern for the vines. The Firenze cowl is worked in the round from a provisional cast on, which is gr...
Knitting: Mittens
Inspired by the textiles of the Italian Renaissance, the Firenze mittens come in two sizes, with separate charts for each size. The mittens have a Scandinavian thumb and braiding on the cuffs, and are finished with a three-needle bind off. A matching cowl pattern is also available; both patterns can be made with 1x50g and 1x20g of each colour of...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Now with instructions for sport or fingering weight yarn!
Knitting: Cowl
Galiano is a reversible moebius cowl that is deeper and narrower than most moebius scarves or cowls, so that it can be worn in one layer around the neck or up over the head like a hood. It starts with Cat Bordhi’s moebius cast on and moves out from there in a reversible geometric stitch to a contrasting border. Instructions are given for b...
Knitting: Cowl
Looking for a quick, cozy knit for yourself or a last-minute gift? The Saturna infinity scarf fits the bill nicely. Saturna is made in a plied, lofty, Aran weight wool for softness, stitch definition, and squishable warmth. This scarf is worked in the round with rolled edges, giving it a polished look with minimal finishing; instructions for an ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Silk and beads evoke the glamour of the 20s in this rectangular lace shawl. Knit from the ends towards the middle and then grafted using Kitchener stitch, this shawl comes in two sizes, with instructions for adjusting the length. (Sample shown is the small size.) Beads add movement and a bit of sparkle to the light, open lace border, which flows...
Knitting: Cowl
Lulu is a reversible moebius cowl that is deeper and narrower than most moebius scarves or cowls, so that it can be worn in one layer around the neck or up over the head like a hood. It starts with Cat Bordhi’s moebius cast on and moves out from there in a reversible geometric stitch to a welted edge with an I-cord bind off. Lulu is made i...
Knitting: Mittens
Yarn: 1 skein each of MC & CC. Shown in Boothbay Blue & Oyster, size large.
Knitting: Scarf
A splash of colour enlivens the pale cottons and linens of summer. The tussah silk single is a slightly fuzzy heavy lace/light fingering/European 4-ply weight with a bit of grip, and gives this scarf a lovely, rustic texture. Light and comfortable to knit when it’s just too hot for wool, this scarf is the perfect summer accessory. This pat...
Knitting: Cowl
Fiddleheads and flowers climb this drapey, lace cowl with optional beaded edging, which can be worn around the neck or framing the face, with or without a shawl pin to set it off. Beaded cast on and bind off are explained in the pattern. This project requires hard blocking to bring out the lace and reach the right dimensions.
Knitting: Purse
Make a statement with this pretty, sturdy felted colourwork bag. Pattern starts with a provisional CO that is later closed with either Kitchener stitch or 3-needle BO; links to tutorials on these techniques are included. This pattern requires you to carry unusually long floats, but if you catch the floats up frequently and in different places so...
Knitting: Clutch
This matching felted clutch and smartphone case set is worked in one piece from the top down, grafted shut, felted, then cut to make the two finished items. Stranded colourwork makes a sturdy fabric with a bold graphic design. This pattern requires you to carry unusually long floats, but if you catch the floats up frequently and in different pla...
Knitting: Cowl
Coordinating Gimble mitten pattern now available. Purchase the set for $9, discount applied at check-out. If you have already purchased Gyre, the discount will still be applied to your Gimble purchase.
Knitting: Cowl
A bunny soft, fitted neckwarmer worked in a simple lace pattern with integrated I-cord edging. It buttons up to allow a snug fit without stretching the angora, and has a reinforced button band and one-row buttonholes for strength.
Knitting: Cowl
Stranded colourwork gives this cowl extra warmth and a thick, squooshy texture, while the fiddleheads remind us that spring is just around the corner. The picot hem gives a decorative edge, and is sewn down using live stitches to keep the edge stretchy. Instructions and a photo tutorial for this technique are provided.
Knitting: Mittens
Estonian-style mittens with a peasant thumb, worked in the round. Stranded colourwork has increases, decreases, and 2-stitch cables to give a Renaissance look and velvet-like texture. Pattern includes instructions for working 2-stitch cables without a cable needle. Colourwork is charted only. Pattern is written for working in the round with 2 ci...
Knitting: Scarf
For this scarf, an illusion cube pattern made of knit and purl stitches flows into twisted stitch cables with an integrated I-cord edge, then back into the cubes. Pattern is charted and includes clear instructions for working 2-stitch cables without a cable needle. Worked in sport or DK weight yarn, this scarf is perfect for more temperate clima...
Knitting: Throw
This pattern uses about 5.5 plates of Unspun Icelandic, held double. To substitute a bulky or super-bulky yarn, you will need approximately 800 yards/730 m.
Knitting: Cowl
This soft, squishy cowl is worked in the round using the mosaic knitting technique to create a 2-colour pattern working with one colour at a time. The resulting fabric is thicker and cushier than regular stockinette fabric. The mosaic technique, the I-cord cast on and bind off, and the small amount of grafting used to finish the edges are all ex...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This soft, snuggly blanket is perfect to wrap your baby in. Blanket, hood, and border are knit in the round in one piece―no seaming, no picking up stitches. The pattern has both written and charted instructions, and includes guidelines for adapting it to any gauge or size, so you can make one for a doll, for your toddler, or even (if you’re feel...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This soft, generously sized stole will keep you warm when it’s cold outside and ward off the evening chill with style. In addition to providing contrast (or a splash of colour if you like), the borders keep the light, airy body of the stole in place, so you can toss one end over your shoulder and know that it will stay there. Surprisingly warm f...