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Knitting: Scarf
If you’re snowed in and feeling a bit of cabin fever, try something new! This easy scarf pattern includes both written instructions and an illustrated tutorial on two-color brioche. A link to an optional video tutorial is also included. Whether you’ve knit one-color brioche before or not, this pattern is for you!
Knitting: Cowl
This quick and easy knit is great for a weekend project or anytime you’re snowed in for a few days! It’s also great for any project with an artsy or handspun yarn where you’re not sure exactly how much yardage you have. The pattern as written calls for about 245 yards of any roughly worsted weight yarn. Textured or thick and th...
Knitting: Cowl
This quick and easy wrap serves as an introduction to fisherman’s rib and knitting into the row below. A full photo tutorial is included in the price of the pattern. Storm Cloud is a good first step before wading into brioche knitting and a lightning-fast project for those with a limited amount of time!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the parks and waterways of the Pacific Northwest, this little shawlette is ideal for keeping the chill of your shoulders on a cool evening’s walk. Squeeze a few extra weeks out of your favorite summer dresses and add a little bling to your day!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These quick and easy cabled socks are wonderfully portable and not too warm in your hands, making them perfect for that summer road trip! Because the cables are only two stitches wide and repeat frequently, they’re also perfect for learning to cable without a needle (link to instructions included in pattern), so you can leave one more piec...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the wildflowers found in woodlands all up and down the east coast of the United States, this stitch sampler is perfect for the lace enthusiast. This piece looks great on your shoulders as a shawlette, but also wows on a wall or table, and is sure to bring a touch of natural grace to any home.
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater is exactly (and I mean exactly) what my husband asked for. I hope yours (or you!) will love it too!
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Hepatica is a great hat for springtime. The elegant silk-wool blend keeps wards off that last bit of chill in the air, but the airy lace and light weight keep it from being too much. The pretty floral motif really sings of spring too!
Knitting: Necktie
The Marquess is a youthful, expressive tie that is still serious enough for the office. Its sober colors and traditional shaping make it work appropriate, but the bold graphics and textured fabric give it a very updated feel. This tie is perfect for the office where personal expression or artistry are to be expected.
Knitting: Necktie
The Viscount lends a little extra touch of class to an outdoor party or a first date, without crossing into “stuffy” territory. Knitted ties are stylish and fresh, and the blunt, trendy ends are anything but formal. Still, the simple texture and solid color of this tie give you the option of going more serious as well. One of the more beginner-f...
Knitting: Necktie
The Duke is the perfect balance of class, sophistication, and trend. Traditional and sober enough to be worn with a suit, it still has the texture and contrast that makes knit ties so stylish. This great accessory is perfect for your first venture into the world of knitted ties, or for showing just a hint of personality in a formal business sett...
Knitting: Pullover
Inspired by the hockey sweaters of decades past, this pullover is a great way to stay warm while supporting your favorite team this winter. Choose colors that match those of your team, or just colors to suit your mood. This simple sweater is infinitely customizable.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This sleeveless top is perfect for warm, breezy summer days. The silk blend adds a glamorous but breathable shine to an otherwise simple shirt, making it ideal for those hot outdoor days where you want something just a tiny bit special to wear. The flattering short-row neckline and waist shaping enhance curves, while the broader shoulders and sh...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Bel Air is a new twist on the familiar striped sock. This toe up pattern provides the comfort and simplicity of a typical striped sock, with two small bands of stranded work for interest. The geometric, two-tone pattern makes a great attention grabber both during knitting and wearing. As an added bonus, it’s also great for stash-busting!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A special event requires a special project. This shawl was inspired by just such an event – a dear friend’s wedding. The lace alone makes this shawl ideal for special occasions, but the silky shine of the yarn and the subtle glitter of well-placed glass beads really set it (and you) apart from the crowd.
Knitting: Pullover
September Storms is a bold punch of color for a crisp, fall day. This top down raglan is perfect for fall. The lightweight wool provides just enough warmth to suit the rapidly cooling air, and its sleek simplicity makes it stylish for a night out on the town or an afternoon in the park.
Knitting: Knee-highs
Brambleton is a sock for boot weather! Boots are a great fashion choice for cool weather, but who wants to hide all that hard work you put into your hand-knit socks? With Brambleton you get the comfort and art of custom socks even in boots. These fantastically showy knee socks are a perfect addition to any cold weather wardrobe.
Knitting: Cardigan
Warm summer days paired with overpowering air-conditioning often
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Spring means the return of the leafy greenery, bright sunshine, and just enough chill left in the air to require a shawl. What better shawl than this bright, springy lace swath which echoes the season that inspired it? Its simple rectangular shape and surprisingly memorizable lace pattern will knit up quickly, but with enough flair to impress ev...
Knitting: Pullover
Potomac is the name of the river which divides Maryland and Virginia. On a sunny winter morning it can be almost the exact color of the yarn in this sweater. The color variations in kettle-dyed yarn match the subtle variations in the color of the river, and the tiny cables on a field of stockinette mirror the little eddies and ripples that pop u...
Knitting: Pullover
Dark, dreary days and nights call for something cozy - and a bit of sparkle. While jewels are great for livening up a chilly day, they don’t do much for keeping you warm. Esmeralda will. The lace on the sleeves, hem, and cowl is designed to create jewel-shaped panels (esmeralda is Spanish for “emerald”) which add interest without letting i...
Knitting: Cozy - Other
A rich, hearty red wine often benefits from some time to breathe, or aerate. All wine benefits from being served at the correct temperature. A natural insulator like wool can help you maintain your wine’s temperature. As an added benefit, it keeps your bottle from sweating all over a fancy table, and it even looks pretty!
Knitting: Cowl, Feet / Legs - Other
Bâtonnage is the act of stirring grape solids after fermentation. This adds more flavor to the new wine and can also have a stabilizing effect. The cozy cowl and boot toppers pictured feature a deliberate, swirling pattern designed to be reminiscent of a paddle dragging through a vat of new wine.
Knitting: Cowl, Beret, Tam
Crush is an American term referring both to the time of year when wine
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Every movie and book with a vineyard in it seems to have that playful scene where the main character is stomping around in a barrel full of grapes. What must that do to your feet?! This designer imagines it makes a lovely dye for socks though.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
The Latin name for the most popular wine grape is Vitis Vinifera. The winding grapevines on this e-reader cover make it the perfect protection for your reader while you sit under a tree and enjoy the fruit of its vine.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
The Latin name for the most popular wine grape is Vitis Vinifera. The grape leaf and vine on this e-reader cover make it the perfect protection for your reader while sipping your own blend of Vitis Vinifera.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This slouchy cap is made with panels of raspberry stitch and reverse stockinette. The soft, rich alpaca blend recommended is perfect for keeping toasty on a brisk autumn day in the vineyard.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This light weight tank is perfect both for knitting and for wearing on a hot summer day. The luscious silk blend will feel just as good on your body as on your fingers. The beads give it just enough sparkle to be glamorous, and the fishnet sections create just enough intrigue. In deference to the heat of summer, the simple stockinette body guara...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Springtime often means rain, but it also means just a little more time to work up one last knit before the chill leaves the evening air! “April Showers” is the perfect option for that last knit. This warm, slightly fuzzy shawl will drive away the rainy chill, without being too hot for clear, sunny days. The bright, flowery pattern also serves as...
Knitting: Scarf
Reversible cables are ideal for items like scarves, which have no “private” side. Never cabled before? Not a problem! This pattern is ideal for beginning cable-knitters.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
Skill requirements: knit, purl, work in the round, increase, decrease, use a stranded chart.
Knitting: Chart
I made these up on the fly while making a hat, then decided to share. I know the anchor in the EGA looks kinda funky; feel free to improve it.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Pattern features: bottom-up set-in sleeve construction, worked in the round, cables with chart, suggestions for customizing size
Knitting: Underwear
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
If you’ve ever seen wood that’s lasted for any length of time at the beach, you’ll understand the color choice for this shawl. Everything about this pattern reminds me of the sea, from the color to the lace stitches to the fact that it’s just small enough to fit in your beach bag and just warm enough to throw off that oce...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Cuff-down socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
cuff down ribbed socks