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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Visiting Budapest this summer, I made sure to visit a local yarn store and bring home something special. This skein of Sheepish Twist (colorway Medlar) has a range of beautiful oranges that made me thing of paprika; I had to have it, and I knew it would inspire me.
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
Mayfair is part of the Neighborhood Knits: Shawls collection, four shawls inspired by Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Overbrook is part of the Neighborhood Knits: Shawls collection, four shawls inspired by Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Started with one stitch and worked towards the base, this simple triangle is enhanced with a garter stitch border that increases subtly through yarn overs. Horizontal garter stripes at the wide base of the shawl add textural and visual interest.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rivulet is a feminine shawl inspired by Loop’s custom color, Susquehanna. Knit from the neck down with a knitted on edging, this project is perfect for the adventurous beginner!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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
Garter stitch stripes and a textured waffle rib edging make up the texture of the Lawndale shawl. A simple triangle worked from the tip to the base, the edging is picked up and worked last.
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
Kingsessing is part of the collection Neighborhood Knits: Shawls, four shawls inspired by Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rich, cabled wrap to throw over a lightweight jacket, Mt. Airy is the perfect accessory for cool months. I-cord edging is worked at the same time as the wrap, creating a clean edge up the sides. After a vigorous blocking, the cables are crisp between the blocks of reverse Stockinette stitch.
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
Ludlow is part of the collection Neighborhood Knits: Shawls, four shawls inspired by Philadelphia neighborhoods.
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
Worked from the top down, Frieze is a crescent-shaped shawl worked in Stockinette stitch stripes and finished with a simple stranded border. A good project for the Advanced Beginner who’s ready for some colorwork, you can choose bold colors or go subtle.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
My sister-in-law visits Santa Fe a couple of times a year and always pays a visit to the Victory Ranch in Mora. She can’t resist sending me skeins of their beautiful alpaca yarn. Her last visit yielded two skeins of the worsted weight in two beautiful colors.
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 a new, adventurous knitter, and this is designed for him: an easy garter stitch triangle shaped with decreases and highlighted with a color-striped border.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When the weather begins to cool, it’s always nice to have something lightweight yet warm around your neck or shoulders.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A crescent-shaped shawl, Greige is worked from the top down in three garter stitch wedges. The edging is attached to the body of the shawl as it is worked.
Knitting: Cowl
The slipped stitch pattern makes color work easy: only one color is worked at a time. Switching the background color has each half of the cowl reflecting the other.
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
Lateen is an asymmetrical triangle interpreted in two sizes and versions: a garter stitch neckerchief with a bold stripe, and a garter stitch shawl with a textured border and an eyelet edge.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shaded is a top-down triangular shawl based on the classic Faroese shape.
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
Well, the response to Wholehearted was overwhelming: you put it at #1 on the hot right now pattern list for two days, left over 100 comments on the pattern page, sent me countless messages and emails, and downloaded over 6700 copies! I am so touched by your support--I don’t know what to say other than thank you. With gratitude.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Amarillo is a top-down triangular shawl worked in Stockinette stitch with bands of chevron lace spaced down the body and a garter stitch edging that is accented with points of varying lengths.
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
I love stripes, don’t get me wrong, but I wanted to push myself beyond my usual go-to of garter ridge and stockinette stitch stripes. These four colors sat on my work table for a couple of months while ideas percolated.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Please note: Row 2 of the Shawl Body ends with “m1, k3.” It should read “m1, k2.”
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
Alcott is a simple shawl worked from the edging up to the neck, so all the hard work is right up front: once you’ve finished the edging, it’s smooth sailing as you decrease your way to the end.
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
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