Erin Birnel

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Beldam’s motifs of stockinette and lace diamonds are visual representations of the parallel worlds that exist in Coraline. These socks are worked in classic top-down fashion with a contrast cuff, heel, and toe.
Knitting: Mittens
Pattern is available as part of the Rural Renewal eBook for a limited time!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Lake Pillsbury is a manmade lake located in the Mendocino National Forest. As a kid, my mom would load my sister and me in the car and we’d drive to the lake for camping, kayaking, and swimming. The lake is a favorite haunt for locals, and if you’re lucky you get to see the amazing Tule elk herd grazing in the grassy fields surrounding the lake...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These cabled fingerless mitts add a nice bright pop of color to your wardrobe. Knit from wrist to fingers, they work up quickly and easily for a fast weekend project.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Hats - Other
A simple, slightly slouchy hat that uses purl and knit welts to showcase Noro Silk Garden’s changing colors.
Knitting: Cowl
GSZ Cowl is a simple cowl knit in soft, super-bulky yarn. It has a simple texture that works well with variegated yarns but doesn’t interfere with bold color changes. It’s perfect for that single skein of super-bulky yarn.