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eBook : 4 patterns

Let Them Knit Cake is a pattern collection inspired by Marie Antoinette, but made for the modern woman. It’s not all about hoopskirts and powdered hair--this is the new rococo! Drawing inspiration from portraits of Marie and accounts of what she wore, I’ve interpreted these sources to create four pieces that would be at home in any woman’s wardrobe.

eBook : 6 patterns

Three designers, six patterns, one theme. Neon Neutral Triangle Club is a collection of accessory and garment designs spun off of the idea of neons, neutrals and triangles. Each designer interpreted the theme in her own way to create a project full of angles and color.

eBook : 3 patterns

Three designs knit in Valley Yarns celebrating winter in Western Massachusetts.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque
Play with a subtle hand dyed yarn in this easy yet graphic slip stitch pattern hat and mitten set. New to colorwork? Never fear--you’ll only be knitting with one color at a time. Knit them for yourself or a knitworthy fella in your life.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Quick to knit and warm to wear, wrap yourself in this generous shawl to stay cozy during the deepest of blizzards.
Knitting: Cardigan
Complimentary cables in winter white offer the perfect snow day sweater. The cropped length pairs well with high-waisted dresses and skirts for a vintage vibe, or pile on warm and casual layers.
Knitting: Pullover
Part of Neon Neutral Triangle Club, a pattern collection by three designers with their individual riffs on the theme of neons, neutrals and triangles.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Originally released in parts as an Instagram KAL, Shock Star Slouch is now available as a full PDF pattern. You can still find the original posts for free on my Instagram (@emmawelford) or by searching #SHOCKSTARKAL.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Part of Neon Neutral Triangle Club, a pattern collection by three designers with their individual riffs on the theme of neons, neutrals and triangles.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A unisex baby blanket designed with the littlest Paglia in mind, the Paglia Baby Blanket features wedges of garter stitch and undulating cables.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest
Let Them Knit Cake is a pattern collection inspired by Marie Antoinette, but made for the modern woman.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Let Them Knit Cake is a pattern collection inspired by Marie Antoinette, but made for the modern woman.
Knitting: Cardigan
Let Them Knit Cake is a pattern collection inspired by Marie Antoinette, but made for the modern woman.
Knitting: Knee-highs
Let Them Knit Cake is a pattern collection inspired by Marie Antoinette, but made for the modern woman.
Knitting: Pullover
So you’re a crazy cat lady--crazy enough that you’ve collected novelty cat buttons, at least. But you want to look good, right? Enter Cables n’ Cats! Flaunt your figure with the attention-getting cable details and waist shaping, then turn around for a surprise button placket in the back to show off those cherished cat buttons. ...
Knitting: Cardigan
1, 2, 3, 4…I declare a stripe war! Stripe Quartet is a striped raglan cardigan that is easy to knit and effortless to wear. Knit top-down in one piece, it features such niceties as eyelet raglan increases and a curved shirt-tail style hem shaped by short rows and finished with an I-cord bind-off. Wear open as shown, or add a single clasp o...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice.
Knitting: Pullover
Dream up your favorite color combination for this everyday pullover. The colorwork yoke is achieved by an easy slip stitch pattern and is framed by Latvian braids for a unique touch. Two sleeve lengths to choose from means you can create your own Dreamer’s Braided Pullover to fit any occasion!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Originally released as part of Pantonal: A Yarn and Pattern Club by Gynx Yarns & Emma Welford.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Originally released as part of Pantonal: A Yarn and Pattern Club by Gynx Yarns & Emma Welford.
Knitting: Cowl
Electrify your look with a bold colorwork cowl! Elektrocute features a fun graphic pattern that shifts from one design to the next. Gradient transitions, lightening bolts and zig zags abound! Knit in the round and grafted together at the end, this cowl is doubly warm and cozy to keep you charged no matter what the weather. Available in two sizes...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Originally released as part of Pantonal: A Yarn and Pattern Club by Gynx Yarns & Emma Welford.
Knitting: Pullover
Originally published in Knitscene Fall 2013, this pattern has been rewritten in my usual format, rephotographed and tech edited.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Show off your Brooklyn pride and warm your hands with the Brooklyn Bridge Mitts, no matter what ‘hood you call home! These mitts feature traveling cables that mimic the arches of the Brooklyn Bridge, set on a reverse stockinette stitch background that transitions to stockinette after the cables are completed. A thumb gusset provides a comf...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Striated is a simple yet striking two-color slipped stitch hat. (Say it five times fast!) Columns of slipped stitches help break up a variegated yarn but the design rocks in solid colors too. Chunky weight means it flies off the needles, so it’s perfect for gift knitting or when you need a quick accessory fix.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The idea for this hat came to me in a dream, as do all the best ideas. I was taking a hike with Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn (of Kelbourne Woolens) while wearing it. They were championing their latest cause to me, a campaign to ‘Free Cecily’—fellow designer Cecily Glowik Macdonald, who had been “wrongfully accused and imprisoned for th...