eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 2 patterns

This cowl and hat set are a warm and elegant set of accessories for winter! Quick to knit and cozy to wear.

eBook : 2 patterns

A cozy set of winter accessories to make quickly for any time in the chilly season. Shown in Sweet Georgia superwash chunky, this set is ideal for your favourite chunky wool in solid or tonal colourways.

eBook : 8 patterns

The Urban Collection is a set of 8 patterns released in 3 waves, between February and April 2012. The collection contains two sweaters, two lace items, and four smaller accessories. These are designed to be classic, wearable items for urban knitters, that will be welcome in your wardrobe for many years to come! Pattern yarns range from warm Aran to lighter laceweight.

eBook : 7 patterns

The Urban Collection is back for a second year!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
This sweater is just what it sounds like! A warm, wooly, rustic cardigan with eye-catching cables and cozy shawl-collar for the cool days of fall and winter. Grab your preferred Aran-weight wool and get ready to bundle up with this in your wardrobe!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A sleek fingerless mitt featuring all-over twisted ribbing and a central cable panel reminiscent of little owls, peeking out through the trees. Strigidae is the proper name for an order of owls across North America. The wee saw-whet owl is my favourite.
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
Named for the location of my most-local Local Yarn Shop in Hamilton (Handknit Yarn Studio), this is quite simply a stockinette sweater for worsted weight yarn. I like working my sweaters in pieces from the bottom up, and wanted a few ‘basic’ sweaters to add to my own closet. This pattern is the result - to share with knitters who mig...
Knitting: Pullover
Whether you’re dreaming about moving into a cozy Hobbit-hole in the Shire (and let’s face it, who wouldn’t want to?) or simply indulging in the classic knitter’s cabled pullover for warm wear in the cooler months, the Shire Aran sweater is for you. Refresh your cabled knitting skills, grab some wonderful wooly worsted wei...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Spring often seems to bide its time before its arrival, starting slowly with just a hint of warmth and sunshine, and a few wee buds that appear before the trees and hedges completely burst out in a sea of colour. These mitts are just the same – offering just a hint of cables and bobbles in the shape of a floral motif, against a background of rib...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat brings the same attractive stitch pattern from the Cedarwood Mittens into a matching hat to complete your set. Worked in the round and featuring an i-cord cast-on for a neat brim, you’ll be surprised just how fast this works up.
Knitting: Mittens
It’s always the right time to cast on a new pair of stranded color-work mittens - you can never have too many pairs waiting for you in the accessories basket! Not only are the Cedarwood Mittens beautiful to wear, but the 2-color pattern means extra layers of yarn providing even more warmth for the winter months. Choose your favourite two c...
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl blends a bold, graphic pattern with the quick comfort of bulky Cadena yarn. It’s just right for those new to color-work, or whenever you need a warm fall-to-winter accessory when the wind suddenly starts to turn cold. Choose two contrasting colors of Cadena or your preferred bulky wool or wool blend.
Knitting: Vest
Your knitting skills will really shine with this lightweight and intricate vest, blending seven colors of Palette in a delightful and versatile combination of fair isle patterns. The Spruce Grove Vest is ideal for comfortable fall afternoons, or layering underneath a jacket when the season turns even cooler. This project is worked in the round a...
Knitting: Cardigan
There is nothing quite so classic as a color-work yoke cardigan. Let your wardrobe welcome this beautiful piece to keep you cozy from fall to spring. The five-color pattern across the shoulders lets you show off your color-work skills, while a few subtle elements are repeated at the hem and cuff for lovely detail and balance. Choose your favouri...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Throw off the doldrums of winter and invite respite of summer, letting some relaxation and peaceful time come to to the surface. Perhaps with some water-side lace knitting? Designed to showcase Sundara silky cashmere in the ‘colour commentary’ series colourway ‘peace’, the Surfacing shawl is a simple but peaceful knit, allowing the luxury ...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A knitter always needs a few little shawls and scarves – whether as elegant accessories or practical light layers. Even when the winter gets a bit warmer, sometimes the indoor air-conditioning or outdoor breeze can strike when you least expect it! This elongated crescent-shaped shawl is here to add to your accessories basket for whenever you nee...
Knitting: Cardigan
Every knitter’s wardrobe needs a variety of sweaters for different occasions, including lighter layers between spring and fall. This cardigan is a light lacy addition for those warmer seasons which still demand a bit of handknitted style! Featuring vertical panels of simple lace motifs on front and back and ¾-length sleeves, the Empire Ave. Card...
Knitting: Cowl
A quick lacy cowl is always in style, no matter what the season! The Charlotte St. cowl is an ideal choice for a spring or fall accessory indoors and out, or as a pretty layer around your neck at any time when you need just a little something extra.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
There is nothing like a cozy pair of fingerless mitts to add a bit of comfort, especially when you’re on the go during transitional seasons. Another pattern named for a Peterborough, Ontario street, the Charlotte St. mitts are a necessary accessory! These will keep you comfortable around town in the chilly spring and fall, or warm your hands whi...
Knitting: Cardigan
In Peterborough, Ontario, one of my favourite knitting towns, the Jackson Creek trail is one of the recreational trails that runs from the heart of the downtown out through the quiet parks, marshes, and rural routes surrounding the city. It’s the place to be when spring arrives and the snow melts!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
In the chilly months of the year, I find myself wrapping up in the afternoons with both a sweater and a shawl as I work. Since warm layers are always in style for knitters, why not make yourself one that’s fast to knit and a little lacy around the edges at the same time? This shawl will keep you cozy at home as a loose layer around your neck and...
Knitting: Pullover
In my home town of Hamilton, Ontario, James St. North is one of the downtown streets currently enjoying a creative revival, welcoming studios and art shops alike. Inspired by this combination of urban practicality and artistic sensibilities, this pullover is a comfortable and versatile sweater for your handknit wardrobe. The sweater showcases a ...
Knitting: Cowl
The Cosmopolitan Cowl is a warm winter accessory that satisfies your quick and cozy knitting desires without sacrificing style or comfort. Using 2 skeins of your favourite colour of Cadena bulky, this cowl is the perfect accessory for chilly days out in the city.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A sister pattern to the Cosmopolitan Cowl, this hat is just right for the keeping you warm in the winter but still stylish and comfortable while out and about in the city. Using 1.5 skeins of your favourite colour of Cadena bulky, this hat is the perfect winter addition to your accessories basket.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When it’s cold out there, quick knits are the answer! The Squall hat is quick and cozy knit for winter, featuring simple eye-catching cables and the comforting texture of garter stitch. By the time you stop to ask yourself how long it’s taken you to knit it, you’ll already be knitting another one.
Knitting: Mittens
Using the same delicious cable and garter stitch combination as the Squall hat, these are a cozy pair of mittens to wear or gift for winter. The garter stitch fabric is textured and sturdy worked at a slightly snug gauge.
Knitting: Cardigan
“Welcome to Jurisfiction,” said the Cheshire Cat. “You’ll like it here, everyone is quite mad.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
After Sunset was the September 2012 pattern contribution to the Shakespeare in Lace club by Wooly Wonka Fibers. It is now available in wide release.
Knitting: Cardigan
Elegant to wear around town but comfortable enough for home, the Chatelaine cardigan is a versatile piece for your fall and winter wardrobe. Featuring a simple stockinette foundation but accented with twisted ribbing and fine cable
Knitting: Cardigan
Originally featured in Skein Theory, this pattern is now available for individual sale through my Ravelry store. It is the perfect choice for your favourite worsted weight wool, with some lovely flattering vertical cables offering comfort and visual interest.
Knitting: Pullover
Finished Bust Measurement: 34 (37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52)”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An elegant shawl can become one of the most important accessories in a knitter’s wardrobe. On cooler days it can be draped and overlapped comfortably around your neck and shoulders, and on lighter spring and summer days can be pulled into use as a bit of elegant protection from a stray breeze. And for those occasions when casual attire simply is...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Many knitters in the city of Toronto are well familiar with Queen Street, since it is home to a number of favourite yarn shops! Throughout the year it’s always practical to have a pair of fingerless mitts tucked away in a pocket or purse when you’re bustling around the city. Why not knit a pair that really stands out in the crowd? These cables a...
Knitting: Cowl
If you’re a knitter looking for a speedy way to work with some beautiful laceweight yarn, or even a knitter new to laceweight or lace patterns, this cowl is just the accessory to add to your spring or fall wardrobe.
Knitting: Cardigan
The Water St. light sweater is perfect for when you need just a bit of soft knitted layering. Uses heavy fingering weight or sport weight at a loose gauge for elegance and comfort.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
One of three patterns in the February wave of my Urban Collection, Feb-April 2012! May be purchased individually, or as part of the whole collection. (After collection purchase, knitters will automatically receive updates as they are added.)
Knitting: Mittens
One of three patterns in the February wave of my Urban Collection, Feb-April 2012! May be purchased individually, or as part of the whole collection. (After collection purchase, knitters will automatically receive updates as they are added.)
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Armour Road is one of the main routes running north-south through the eastern side of Peterborough, Ontario. It carries major traffic, connects bus routes from the ‘East City’ up to the University campus, and intersects with the recreational walking and cycling trail which, for the adventurous, could carry you as far as the small town of Lakefie...
Knitting: Cardigan
Pattern updated Nov 2013 - additional size 33” bust, narrower shoulder shaping
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A warm and cozy shawl to keep the chill away - whether for dreary damsels in distress or others! Uses DK-weight wool, short-row shaping, and features a simple lace pattern at the border.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Hats - Other
This is a simple, slouchy beret for the cool days of winter to spring, or even a day you just want to cover up a bit in style. Worked in a repeating knit-and-purl pattern, experienced knitters will find this a quick knit to keep or gift away, and newer knitters will be able to practice working in the round and basic decreases. Choose a single sk...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
During the chilly months of winter, you can never have too many hats to choose from – especially on those days when you want a little bit of cabled style while rushing through the city. The Union Station beret is a small but beautiful canvas to practice working cables, and is a welcome accessory knit for a variety of worsted weight yarns – you m...
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
Texting-friendly and iPod-friendly mitts in fast and warm worsted weight? Why yes!
Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque, Earflap Hat
Also available on Knit Picks’ website for the hat pattern only:
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern was donated to the 2011 Tour de Sock competition for charity. It is now also available in wide release. Congratulations to all Tour de Sock knitters!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
We knitters all have occasions when our feet need just a “little something more”; Times when a simple sock just won’t do. Demand the royal treatment a skilled sock knitter deserves and treat yourself with an intricate pair of socks. This pattern will make sure your feet know they’re heading out in style! These are worked cuff down on either DPNs...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Originally featured exclusively in the Tanis Fiber Arts Year in Colour 2011 club, this pattern is now available for you in wide release! I hope you will enjoy.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Life’s rough when you’re a vampire slayer. One minute you’re falling in love or contemplating your destiny…the next minute you’re stalking off into the shadows and figuring out how to wash vampire dust out of your clothes. With a day job like that, you’d better at least be heading out in style. These socks have you covered: stabby, stake-through...
Knitting: Cardigan
Every knitter needs a variety of sweaters they can pull on at a moment’s notice. Some of them need to do a lot of work – from helping you feel fabulous, to comfortably fabulous. This open, drapey cardigan is here for you. A foundation of smooth stockinette is edged in jeweled crescent cables for just a touch of elegance. Knitted in Indigodragonf...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
At virtually any time of year, a small scarf-sized shawl can be a lifesaver. Shawls can dress up an outfit, brighten a dull day with a flash of colour, and provide an extra bit of warmth under the collar during chilly, transitional seasons. This one uses just a single 100g skein of fingering weight yarn, and the colour possibilities are endless!...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I love knitting socks of all kinds – from the very simple to the very complex. When I need something basic, I cast on a pair of ribbed socks in a colourway that pleases me. Ribbing is no more difficult than plain stockinette and can likewise be used with solid or multi-coloured sock yarns of any kind, but adds extra snugness in the fit. It also ...
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is now updated with 2 sleeve lengths and 2 scoop-neck depths, for your knitting flexibility. Sample shown in pattern file (top photos on this page) is worn with zero ease at bust - i.e. bust measures same circumference as garment at bust. Zero or negative ease is recommended for modern style, no more than 2 inches positive ease if l...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Are you hoping to revive your lust for sock knitting? Or perhaps you are beyond beginner-basic socks already, looking to sharpen your skills a bit more? The Revival sock is here for you. This pattern brings together twisted stitches and cabled twists in a skillful but subtle fashion, offering challenge in the execution but simplicity in visual a...
Knitting: Gloves
Knitting: Knee-highs, Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
Hello, People of the Pod. Do your hands get cold in the fall and winter? Do you like to take your digital music player with you wherever you go? Do you get tired of having to rip your entire mitten off of your hands in order to dial your iPod controls, thus exposing your delicate modern technology-addicted hand to the elements?
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a challenging pattern for knitters looking for some adventurous, Battlestar-Galactica-inspired sock-knitting action!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a basic ribbed pattern with a single cable running along the outside of the foot, using Noro Silk Garden Sock. Includes three sizes to fit feet 8-10 inches in circumference.
Knitting: Cardigan
Notes from the designer: Because this sweater comes with waist-shaping, ensure you have compared the dimensions with your own measurements to make sure the shaping sits well on your own torso (i.e. if you are on the petite side or on the tall side especially) ;)