E. J. Slayton

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simple lace leaf pattern covers the body of this delicate, top-down, crescent-shaped shawl; the pattern flows into a border of alternating leaf motifs and large eyelets. It’s a perfect project for a skein of stunning gradient yarn!
Knitting: Vest
Sometimes as the seasons change (or the air conditioning gets too chilly), a vest is just what you need for a bit of extra warmth and style. This classic wardrobe standby features an easy-to-knit lace pattern and can be dressed up with a nice blouse or down with jeans & a turtleneck; the V-neck front may be worn open or closed with a decora...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A lacy scarf or stole, cast on along 1 long edge and worked sideways to the other, making this a perfect project to showcase yarns with a long or extra-long color repeat. A 5-into-5 cluster creates texture and a ripple effect, which is accentuated by a purl ridge.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
The birth of our second great-grandchild (JP’s a big brother now) naturally called for another special blankie!
Knitting: Mittens
These warm worsted weight mittens with gauntlet cuffs are my all-time favorites! A friend who tried them said they would be perfect for cross-country skiing. I originally intended to add leather palms for driving, but I like the palm pattern too much to cover it up.
Knitting: Cardigan
Reminiscent of carved stone markers on the Irish isle of Inish Mor, this cardigan is lavishly covered with deeply carved and mirrored cables and moss stitch, all extending from the cabled border. For the experienced cable lover, it’s a pleasure to wear, and makes a great gift for yourself or someone very special!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
The birth of our first great-grandchild naturally called for a special blankie!
Knitting: Pullover
For the cable lover, this design is reminiscent of wrought-iron grillework. Panels of intertwined cables flow from the P4, K2 Rib and are worked on a background of reverse stockinette stitch. This is a great season-spanning pullover for either men or women!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl combines a traditional rippling pattern, Crest of the Wave, with a self-striping multi-colored yarn that does all the color work for you. It’s fun to see what the colors will do next, and also delightful to wear!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cats love to play with feathers, so this small shawl combines Cat’s Paws with a Feather & Fan border. It’s fun to knit and delightful to wear!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit this delightful lace confection to add a touch of elegance and warmth for any occasion.
Knitting: Clutch
This elegant little bag is perfect for special occasions. Featuring crystal beads which are threaded onto the yarn, then slipped into place as the flap is knitted, it is finished with a knitted-on lace edging which is also beaded. The bag is knitted flat, then seamed; detailed instructions are given for the lining.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
A perfect project for those who love cables; panels of intertwined cables combine with Moss Stitch for a great season-spanning jacket for either a man or a woman!
Knitting: Scarf
The Bellflower Lace Scarf suggests the light and airy blue bells of the campanula bellflower, whose delicate blossoms add a touch of color and serenity to arid rock gardens. This scarf is a quick and entertaining knit for anyone with a small amount of lace-knitting experience.
Knitting: Scarf
Three different lace patterns for dressy scarves with garter stitch borders; great for gifts and those small single skeins (270-300 yds) of very special handspun or stash yarns.