Francois Stewart Designs

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Crochet: Tee
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Bert(a)’s Charity Hat is a traditional top-down crochet design with added texture for added interest. The design works up quickly and is suitable for kids, men, and women. Three sizes are easily adaptable for charitable donating or for your friends and family.
Knitting: Cowl
Wrap It All is an easy to knit cowl. The edges are simply knit & purl stitches. Although the body looks like fancy lace, it is a relaxing and repetitive four-stitch repeat. The trick is to remember that the mystery lace is produced by placing the right needle between stitches on the left needle. The cowl alters appearance and becomes revers...
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
Paradise Cove is a reminder of carefree summer days spent near the water. This tote is crocheted side-to-side with a solid lower portion that prevents small items from slipping out. Simple stitches create a mesh upper section that easily collapses via the drawstring closure.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Soap Opera is a luxury washcloth that is crocheted with a three-row repeat – meaning there is no right or wrong side. Little (soap) bubbles of stitches buff your skin to a camera-ready glow.
Crochet: Cowl
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Car Culture merges a Tunisian Crochet band with a traditionally knit hat into one flexible pattern. The band is adjusted to fit and then sewn closed during finishing. Add on decorative buttons to enhance the cloche styling.
Knitting: Poncho
Fire Pit is simple shaped poncho. It is knit flat from the cast on edge then joined to work in the round. A bit of stitch and needle manipulation reduce the neck circumference.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inglechester is a bottom up shawl that expands outward in slightly curved wings. It features twisted drop stitches in a contrast color. The lower point is enhanced by the addition of jeweled findings for a bit of whimsy.
Crochet: Tote
Allons Mes Ami is a crocheted tote rooted in the styling of a Japanese Knot bag. This bag is worked in continual rounds like a spiral with color changes at stitch changes. Perfect to use for every day or as a project bag, when empty, the bag lies flat and is ideal for packing in a travel suitcase. An optional button closure helps to span the to...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Rake-ish is a Tunisian Crochet shawl with a dashing - almost jaunty - style. It is rooted in the concept of a garden. Rake-ish has a small beginning with narrow rows of color that flourish and bloom into a massive display only to gradually fade away leaving the promise of a bright future.
Crochet: Wristlet
BITTY BAG a place to keep itty bitty things
Knitting: Doll Clothes - Other
The simple Beary Good Dress is a quick versatile pattern for dressing up your favorite bear or other appropriate stuffed animal or doll of approximately 10 – 12 inches tall. Perfect for Precious PalsTM program.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
HOURGLASS is a spa cloth worked in Tunisian Crochet. Suitable for beginners, the pattern includes three stitches and is both written and charted. Because the pattern is visually simple, Hourglass is an opportunity to practice reading your stitches rather than constantly reading the chart or following written rows.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Squared is a spa cloth worked in Tunisian Crochet. The project has a public (lovely to admire) side and a textured side (soft scrubby dubby). Suitable for beginners, the pattern includes three stitches to create a pattern of blocks with a border.
Crochet: Poncho
Tree Topper is a cowloncho – part cowl, part poncho. Extended crochet stitches created a flexible fabric with just the right amount of stretch. Contrast edging is finished with an armhole that converts the cowl into an asymmetrical poncho. Worked side-to-side the pattern is easily adaptable for both chest and height measurements.
Crochet: Vest
VESSST is an open front crocheted vest. The vest was designed for the members of El Segundo Slipt Stitchers for the last CAL of 2014. Suitable for both men and women, the pattern explores foundation double crochet, post stitches, extended double crochet, simple color work and simple decreases.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
NIGHTSTAR is a triangle shaped shawl.
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
BITTY BAG is a place to keep itty bitty things.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
DAYSTAR is a triangle shaped shawl. It begins with a garter tab that extends to become the garter edge. A stockinette field grows from a center spine of repeating star stitches. The lace pattern sections are worked on a multiple of two stitches within the side fields. Increasing within a row of star stitches creates a wavy bottom with a slight ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Simple variation on the rolled edge hat. Appearance of woven blocks provide simple interest suitable for boys or girls.
Knitting: Messenger Bag
Simple knit messenger bag featuring angled flap. Uses purchased T-buckle closure with purchased canvas strap and fully lined.
Crochet: Purse / Handbag