Faye Kennington

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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is the hat sample my husband and I each “fought” to keep for our own!
Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Want to use the exact same scrumptious hand-dyed colours as shown in the samples? Polka Dot Sheep made kits!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Christmas Stocking
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Knitting: Beret, Tam
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
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Knitting: Mittens
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Knitting: Cowl
Sometimes leftover yarn scraps are too pretty to throw out, or let languish in my stash. Such was the case for the pink and purple Malabrigo Worsted I used for this cowl design. The project comes together quickly with large needles and there are no ends to weave in thanks to the feisty fringe.
Knitting: Legwarmers
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Knitting: Skirt
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Knitting: Tee
This is a sweater knit in a clever way. Started at the waistband, knit through the sleeves, then up and over the shoulders and finished at the cuffs, it will take you on a journey you won’t soon forget. Play with color and enjoy the construction of a truly unique garment.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Headband, Earwarmers
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Money Purse, Bag - Other
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Knitting: Legwarmers
For pulling veggies in the garden or dreaming of doing so on the coldest days of winter, these Harvest Boot Toppers are sure to brighten your days. Make them as a gift for a gardener, or show your love of vegetables proudly with this bright accessory perfect for topping any boots you own.
Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Cape
Knitting: Cowl
A simple seed-stitch cowl gets a lift from a merino-cashmere- silk-blend yarn and a gentle pleat. A ribbed collar keeps the cowl tight against the neck while allowing the seed stitch section to drape beautifully.
Knitting: Cowl
A lightweight cowl features a simple twist: a cable mixed with a mostly garter-stitch body. Even better, Faye designed this piece to be easily lengthened or shortened to the knitter’s preference.
Knitting: Clutch, Bag - Other
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Knitting: Hair accessories, Headband
Adorn your ponytail, your dog, a wrapped present or a relative’s head. Just Add a Bow!
Knitting: Bonnet
One of the joys of winter is pulling a deep (faux) fur trimmed hood up and over your head. Malabrigo Nube pompoms trim the hood beautifully. This hood can be made in 4 sizes to fit everyone.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Have leftover fingering weight yarn? This squishy, slouchy colourwork hat is just the thing for your scraps. Or, buy new yarn if you want the excuse!
Knitting: Throw
Watching a color-shifting yarn like Chroma evolve as you knit is easily one of the most enjoyable aspects. And when the colors of two or more strands unfurl at different paces, the temptation to knit just one more row is simply irresistible. Using this aspect of Chroma as inspiration, the Chroma Dot Blanket is a seamless home décor study in blen...
Knitting: Mittens
Color changing yarn adds a beauty and depth when paired with a solid, and Chroma Worsted is the ideal choice when looking to highlight a simple, yet bold design with classic colorwork. The Zig Zag Mittens are classically shaped yet modernized with a fun zig zag motif. With just enough stranding to keep things interesting, these mittens are balan...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Here’s your chance to play with colour combinations and use up worsted weight leftover yarns. Ampere Toque is 3-tone stranded hat combining stripes and a grid-like pattern. The double thickness created by the stranding adds extra warmth.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Sagitta is latin for “arrow” and the name of a northen constellaton as well as a geometric term. These knit forearm warmers come to a point over the back of the hand, with a beaded arrow-like motif. They have a crocheted loop that wraps the center finger and an afterthought thumb hole. Worked in the round from fingertip to elbow. 3 sizes availab...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Watt Toque is 2-tone stranded hat featuring an optical illusion of 3-D boxes or horizontal chevron stripes over a vertically striped background. The pattern integrates nicely into a solid fancy-ribbed brim. Worked top down, starting wth a Emily Ocker’s cast-on, the depth of the hat can be adjusted to the wearer’s liking prior to cast-off. The wi...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Volt Toque is 2-tone stranded hat with an explosion of colour at the crown, eminating bright waves of light to the ribbed brim. Make a slouchy hat or toque. With 3 width options and 2 depth options, the hat has a finished circumference of 19”/51cm ( 21.25”/54cm, 22.75”/57cm) x depth of 8.5”(21cm) or 10”(25cm)
Knitting: Scarf
Nautica is a striped scarf with a beaded, wave detail edging. The right-angle triangle shape is wearable in a variety of ways. The scarf is worked from the beaded edge to a narrow tip, with the striped section being easy to knit from memory once the pattern is established. The scarf measures 18.5”x 49” (47cm x 124cm).
Knitting: Earflap Hat, Hands - Other, Hats - Other
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Knitting: Costume
The possibilities for needing to appear undead are numerous: Hallowe’en, the local Zombie Crawl or as disguise in the event of an actual invasion. Be prepared. Knit Brains – a balaclava with exposed brain tissue, “rotting” duplicate stitch mouth-hole, red-rimmed eye holes and a bonus optional drooping eyeball - you can be ready in a flash. With ...
Knitting: Costume
Want to freak out the tenters at the neighbouring campsite, get ready for Hallowe’en in a pinch or stay warm while snowshoeing? With a 56cm/22” finished circumference, this Big Foot style balaclava fits average adult heads. Make in blue and white for a yeti-style balaclava; black and grey for a gorilla…
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A butterfly motif that kid’s love featured on a project that is not too hard to knit, but has enough detail to keep it interesting. Plus, you can use your favourite skein of sock yarn :)
Knitting: Balaclava
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Knitting: Legwarmers
This boot topper/ legwarmer with a whale motif is perfect for upcoming Whale Fest here on the wet coast where wellies are appropriate year-round footwear.
Knitting: Clutch, Bag - Other
This lovely beaded clutch, pencil case or notions bag with owl cable has 2 options for sewn linings - one with velcro and only a bit of sewing for beginner sewers and a zippered version with a lovely placketed pocket for more advanced sewers.
Knitting: Costume, Hats - Other
Fun and practical, it seems like everyone puts a smile on when they try on this beard. Maybe you need one for hunting, snowboarding, or being playoff ready in seconds? It’s the kind of pattern that will inspire you to knit more than one!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Warning: Test Knitters found this pattern to be highly addictive and inspiring!
Knitting: Doll
Marina the Mermaid is a large knit softie doll with an interesting wave stitch tail.