Edie Eckman

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Lace + Ripples + Garter Stitch = An Enchanting Woman’s Hat
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Wrap yourself in jacquard-look coziness with this rectangular shawl. Contrasting colors in a simple four-row repeat make up the eye-catching reversible all-over fabric. You may be surprised by instructions that tell you not to turn at the end of some rows, but never fear! These instructions minimize the number of ends you’ll need to weave in. (I...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
A five-sided open square creates the generous drape of this season-spanning wrap. The extra side means that it wraps securely and stays in place. How many different ways can you style it? Choose your favorite three colors of fingering weight yarn, or go for broke with a novel color combination as shown here. Be sure to save a few yards of each c...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Learn garter-stitch mosaic knitting on these clever and easy mitts worked back and forth, then challenge your newfound skills by working those same motifs, plus a more complicated fretted design, on a hat knit in the round. Choose two highly contrasting colors for best results.
Knitting: Cowl
Add some warmth to your Halloween outings with three spooky knit/purl motifs. A ghost, a jack-o’-lantern, and a skull will get you in the spirit! Knit in the round with one skein of yarn, it’s a great way to learn some new stitch manipulations. Pattern instructions are presented as text, charts, and Stitch Maps, so you can use whichever instruct...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Pick up some new knitting skills or simply enjoy the comfort of a simple Fair Isle pattern while you knit this classic hat. Worked in the round on circular and double-pointed needles, this is a practical way to learn stranded knitting. The finished hat is appropriate for all ages.
Knitting: Cowl
A two-part cowl worked in the round with no seams, yet the parts are connected! New knitters will delight in creating such a clever and stylish cowl, while more experienced knitters will share a chuckle over how such simple stitch patterns and a clever construction combine for a fun knit.
Crochet: Scarf
A granny rectangle and color-changing yarn with long color changes are all it takes to create this stunner. Mindless rounds of granny fabric make this the perfect take-along project, even for beginners. If you don’t want to use the yarn pictured, pick your favorite multi-colored yarn, or use those small balls in your stash. It’s easy to customize!
Knitting: Scarf
A dozen mitered squares are knit individually then joined with a ripple stitch pattern to create this fun accessory that is not quite a scarf, yet not quite a sweater. Or ditch the buttons and wear it as a scarf. Combine your favorite solid and variegated yarns for custom results.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
A lovely lightweight summer shawl. Beautifully colored lace-weight yarn and an easy-to-learn crochet stitch pattern make it a great travel project--small and portable. An optional beaded edging enhances the drape. Add more beads or leave them off entirely to suit your whim.
Knitting: Gloves
Instructions are written for your choice of yarn weight (fingering, sport, dk or worsted), your favorite method of working in the round (double-pointed needles, two circulars, or magic loop) and a range of stitch gauges on appropriately-sized needles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Transform plain garter stitch with color and movement while showing off your favorite shawl pin or clasp Stitches are picked up and knit from individually stitched mitered squares. Three colors of lightweight yarn surround you in red-hot color. If you prefer, choose a single solid-colored yarn for the squares and a variegated yarn for the body o...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Wrap yourself in a bit of springtime any time of the year. Spiraling openwork creates a generous circular shawl that can go anywhere and may be styled in different ways. About 100 grams of sock yarn makes the shawlette pictured. If you have another skein of yarn, you can keep going, adding additional tiers for a longer length.
Crochet: Cowl
The Fall Flowers Cowl is a two-piece circular scarf that can be worn individually or together. Join-as-you-go techniques mean there is minimal finishing for these versatile accessories. Consider adding motifs to make the pieces different lengths. The sample is shown in a beautiful hand-dyed sock yarn, but the pattern lends itself to a variety of...
Crochet: Cowl
What could be better than single crochet and chain stitches arranged in an easy-to-stitch, easy-to wear cowl? Use a beautiful variegated yarn as shown here, or choose a lovely shimmery solid color to match your personal style. If you prefer, stitch additional rows and omit the joining row to create a rectangular scarf or stole.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
A classic toe-up sock with a novel how-did-you-do-that textured stitch. The Tiny Eyelet Ridge pattern stitch is quick to memorize and once learned, you can use it on any of your favorite socks, either toe-up or cuff-down.
Knitting: Pullover
This yummy alpaca sweater is just right for transitional knitting. Alpaca works year-round in this romantic sweater with a low crew neck and 3/4-length sleeves. Set-in sleeves make it dressy enough for the office, and the crossed stitches in the lacy stitch are perfect for highlighting the lovely yarn. The lattice-style lace pattern helps the al...
Crochet: Scarf
A riot of color for your neck!
Crochet: Scarf
Everyone will want to know how you made this one!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Adorn your ankles with these adorable flower socks. They require a minimal amount of crocheting skill but yield big results. Crochet the motif, then knit it right into the sock. No seams, no sewing, no problems!
Knitting: Pullover
Want an easy layered look? Try this easy-to-knit tee shirt with a draped neck. SImple enough for beginners, the body is made of one strand of dk-weight linen and one strand of lace-weight linen held together, while the sleeves and neck inset are a single strand of laceweight.
Knitting: Gloves
From Sock Yarn One Skein Wonders
Crochet: Vest
This season-spanning top is deceptively easy to crochet. Worked side-to-side in one piece, the openwork stitch allows the yarn to go a long way while showing up the colors to perfection. Most importantly, the long color changes in Noro yarn mean there are only a couple of ends to weave in. You can get gauge in either the lighter weight Kureyon S...
Crochet: Scarf
This easy-to-wear summer scarf lets you take a bit of spring with you wherever you go. The hand-painted sport-weight linen yarn is comfortable next to the skin, and the frilly pendants enhance the drape and movement of the fabric. Instructions are provided in both chart and text formats.
Knitting: Scarf
The no-wrap short-rows and eyelets of this fun unisex scarf create a fascinating pattern as color changes unfold beneath your needles. It’s ideally suited to show off your favorite hand-painted yarn, and knitting to the “correct” gauge is not truly important. Together with the addictive nature of the stitch pattern, that might ...
Knitting: Pullover
This casual pullover features symmetrical cables and a not-too-tight rib for body-hugging comfort. It’s a cinch to knit quickly in self-striping yarn. Try it in a solid color for a more sophisticated look.