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eBook : 4 patterns

Four shawls inspired by Philadelphia neighborhoods: each one unique in shape and technique, all worked in fingering weight yarn.

eBook : 4 patterns

The Whipsaw Collection pulls together four designs using a favorite stitch of mine. The Whipsaw Stitch is an intriguing back-and-forth eyelet pattern that looks like complicated cables, but is made up of simple increases and decreases balanced with yarn-overs.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Cowl
Have you ever seen a design that you loved, but it was for a different weight of yarn and needle size? And even though it was a simple stitch pattern, you were stumped by converting the amount of yarn, needle size, number of stitches and gauge?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Now through November 15, Great Pelfe is $2.00 at checkout, no coupon code needed!
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Prague Pathways is now available as a kit on Craftsy!
Knitting: Pullover
Manayunk is a seamless pullover worked from the top down. A narrow cowl collar hugs the neck, and an easy lace motif decorates the front of this short sleeve sweater. This is a terrific layering piece for transitional weather.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Through September 30, all shawls in my Ravelry Store are 20% off, no coupon code needed!
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Another Polar Vortex is heading this way, so you need to be warm and ready! The Hunting Park hat and cowl set is the perfect way to get cozy.
Knitting: Cowl
The Scratch Art Cowl is a throwback to that great childhood art project of heavily coloring a piece of paper with wild colors of crayon, painting over it with black poster paint, and then scratching off the black to reveal the changing colors underneath.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
The Old Farmers Almanac is predicting a colder-than-usual winter this year, so warm scarves are definitely on the to-knit list.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf
The asymmetrical shape of Andorra contrasts with alternating bands of reverse Stockinette stitch and Fair Isle. The shawl is worked from the tip out, and the balance of the increases and decreases creates the finished triangle.
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Scarf
A long, narrow asymmetrical triangle worked all in garter stitch, Point Breeze is the perfect way to use up those odds and ends of yarn. Written for fingering weight yarn, any yarn plus the appropriate needle size will make a gorgeous scarf.
Knitting: Cowl
A very quick knit, perfect for gifting, Tacony is a versatile, reversible cowl with a different texture and color on each side. Worked in the round, the cowl is completely seamless.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf
An easy garter stitch scarf, Breaking Bad is the perfect project to work on during any visual marathon, car ride, or train trip. Color, stripe placement, length, and yarn type are all adjustable to what you have on hand and are inspired to do.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Poncho
Oak Lane is an easy, folded poncho worked in Stockinette stitch with a textured border and makes a perfect topper for a mild autumn or spring day.
Knitting: Cardigan
The One Baby Sweater has been expanded so now there’s a size for everyone from 3 months to 8 years. It’s still top-down, one piece, easy as pie and cute as a button.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
Color block and texture come together in this easy tee. Worked seamlessly from the bottom up, garter stitch edging trims the split hem, short sleeves and ballet neck. A simple stitch pattern adds texture to the yoke.
Knitting: Cowl
Worked flat and joined into the round, the Hawthorne cowl is a wonderful mix of vertical and horizontal textures and stripes that makes this interesting and fun to knit.
Knitting: Cardigan
A cropped cardigan for babies, toddlers, and little girls combines contrasting stripes in a top-down sweater that’s a perfect layering piece for all seasons.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Sharswood is a wide scarf/narrow shawl worked end-to-end in garter stitch stripes. The classic edging is picked up and worked along the curved edge in a contrasting color.
Knitting: Cardigan
Worked seamlessly from the bottom up, the Southwark cardigan for women features a textured stitch in the body and a Stockinette stitch yoke and sleeves.
Knitting: Cowl
The Whipsaw Mitts led to the Whipsaw Beret which led to……the Whipsaw Cowl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
A classic, top-down unisex cardigan is updated with a geometric border and several design options. You can choose between a long sleeved or short sleeved version with three buttons or five buttons, and combine those options however you want.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Whipsaw Beret is inspired by my Whipsaw Mitts. Here the same easy but intriguing back-and-forth lace pattern is worked in a heavier yarn to produce a hat with a moderate amount of slouch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Olan is now available as a kit from Craftsy!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cowl
Reflection Cowl is now available as a kit from Craftsy!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Too many Hurricanes while proofreading!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The tree-inspired lace on the Magic Garden Mitt flows easily from the cuff ribbing, up the center of the back of the mitt and into the top ribbing.
Knitting: Cardigan
One skein, one size, one needle, one piece, one button, one day to make: a simple, top-down cardigan with garter stitch edging that’s a fast, easy knit for the perfect last-minute baby gift.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A textured mitt that can be easily personalized in both width and length, Boxwood Mitts are an easy knit for the Advanced Beginner/Intermediate knitter.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Whipsaw Mitts are worked in an intriguing back-and-forth eyelet pattern that hugs the hand and has a lot of give.
Knitting: Pullover
Wide and narrow stripes are accented with a contrasting ribbing and split collar in a top-down, one-piece sweater. The short sleeves make sure there’s plenty of room for movement while playing. This is the perfect multi-season sweater for little kids and big kids.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
Adam features bands of texture alternating with Stockinette stitch on the front and back and solid Stockinette stitch sleeves. The bottom and sleeve edges are tipped in a contrast colored garter stitch band as is the Henley neckline.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This was my first design attempt following open heart surgery in 2012. It was my promise to myself that, after all I’d been through physically and mentally, I would recover and be whole again.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
The Playground Pullover is a simple, rugged pullover that is perfect for all-day playing and looks great on a boy or girl.
Knitting: Scarf
A good “next step” project for the advanced beginner, the textured pattern is all knits and purls.
Knitting: Cardigan
July 23, 2013: Teddy Boy now has expanded sizing: in addition to the original 6 mos, directions are included for 12, 18 and 24 months.
Knitting: Cardigan
Julu 23, 2013:Cabled Heart Cardigan now has expanded sizing: in addition to the original 6 mos, directions are included for 12, 18 and 24 months.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Dress
Flounce is worked from the bottom up, beginning with a ruffle worked in the contrast color. A garter stitch ridge separates the ruffle from the body of the dress which is worked in stockinette stitch. The decreases that shape the A-line are worked in the body of the dress rather than at the side seams, giving the illusion of princess seams. Gart...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Poncho
Bands of color make up this top-down poncho for little girls: you can go bright, bold, sweet or subdued in your color choices.
Knitting: Pullover
Stripes & Blocks is a generously sized turtleneck pullover. The combination of stripes and solids gives plenty of creative room to play with color choices.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I used Baby Bamboo by Paton, so soft and sweet. I also used a pea green color for the roll edge,pea pod and tendrils and then a soft baby blue for the main color and the peas
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
May 10, 2010: correction: in the pattern Notes, it should read ” Repeat these eight rows for pattern.”
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
The Giant Stocking is worked in the round from the top down using bulky weight yarn; worsted weight yarn, worked as 2 strands held double, can also be used.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Accessories - Other
A handy way to keep track of those elusive binkies, the Binky Buddy snaps around the handle of your baby’s binky and doubles as a lovey to cuddle (and possibly triples as an emergency washcloth, too).
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cool spring evenings, chilly restaurants, and air-conditioned movie theaters all call for this lacey capelet to keep the breezes off your shoulders.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Cardigan
Just in time for spring, Duet layers over long-sleeved tee-shirts, little dresses or overalls. An easy top-down, no-seam knit that has eyelet shaping and garter stitch edging at the sleeves, you can pad your baby’s wardrobe with many color variations of this
Knitting: Dress
Knitting: Bib
Knitting: Accessories - Other, Home - Other
Knitting: Baby Blanket
April 29, 2009:
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Vest
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Pullover, Beanie, Toque
This is an easy sweater with minimal finishing: the sleeves are picked up and worked from the shoulder down, so there are only the side seams to finish, and the neck stitches are picked up and worked at the end.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Not quite a shawl but more than a scarf, this project managed to nibble up two skeins of yarn in my stash.
Knitting: Cardigan
June 15, 2013: Italian version now available, thanks to ajroldi.
Knitting: Pullover
June 25, 2013: Italian version now available, thanks to ajroldi.
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
Knitting: Cardigan
June 17, 2013: Italian version now available, thanks to ajrodli.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
“A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Knitted Baby Hats” collects 13 of the hats currently available fromkidknits
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A quick and easy knit in worsted weight yarn, this wrap has one buttonhole and three buttons, so you can adjust it exactly to your fit.
Knitting: Sweater
June 25, 2013: Italian version now available, thanks to ajroldi.
Knitting: Dress
June 16, 2013: Italian version is now available, thanks to ajroldi.
Knitting: Cape
June 29: Italian version now available, thanks to ajroldi
Knitting: Pullover, Beanie, Toque
Also need 7 dpns or 16” circular
Knitting: Beanie, Toque