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Knitting: Scarf
3% is a long, tapered scarf inspired by the sectors of a pie chart. The unusual shape provides a variety of styling options, and the Malabrigo Twist ensures maximum warmth and coziness.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
33 Dots is a simple unisex hat, which would make a great first Fair Isle project. The use of two different yarns creates textural interest, and the possible color combinations are endless.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Altitude is a simple, slouchy, top-down hat, designed and knit on a day spent mostly in airports and on planes.
Knitting: Cowl
The Beaded Kerchief Cowl combines the stylish shape of a wrapped shawlette with the stay-put convenience of a cowl.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Blackstone Avenue is a mossy, deeply textured lace beret. Classic and subtle, and requiring only one ball of yarn, it would make a quick and sophisticated gift for almost any wearer. Working in a lofty tweed yarn produces a beret which is lightweight, yet warm.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Blockhead is a cute and easy unisex Fair Isle hat with a turned up lining to keep your ears extra warm.
Knitting: Pillow
The interplay of textures – knitted lace against gathered velvet – lends richness and visual interest to this elegant bolster pillow. Inspired by the upstairs décor of saloons of yore, Bordello would make a stylish and supportive addition to your boudoir or sitting room.
Knitting: Muff
Bostonian is a dramatic cold-weather accessory featuring a graphic houndstooth pattern and a bold red lining for extra warmth and panache.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Copse is a simple unisex beanie featuring an all-over bamboo texture pattern, which continues neatly into the crown decreases.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Inspired by the Kousa dogwood tree that has blossomed in my grandmother’s yard every spring of my life, and named for my grandmother herself, Doris is a light and cheerful springtime beret.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A bubbly, bobbly beret, which works up quickly as a last-minute gift or an ideal late-winter pick-me-up.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is a lovely place to pass a cloudy afternoon. Recently, I spent such an afternoon there, and found myself dawdling in the McCormick Bird House – home to dozens of species of birds.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A skulk of foxes encircles the brim of this unisex Fair Isle hat, while a turned-up lining offers extra warmth.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Named for the bell curve shape it makes when laid flat, Gaussian is an impish, slightly pointed winter hat.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Geometrically speaking, a gnomon is the area that remains when you remove a rectangle from the corner of a larger rectangle of the same proportion.
Knitting: Cowl
Indigo Dandy combines the look and style of a wrapped triangular shawl with the easy wearability of a cowl. The ribbing lends extra warmth, and the shape is perfect for tucking into your winter coat to keep out wind and snow.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This fun and fanciful Fair Isle hat, featuring a down of rabbits and finished with a turned-up lining, will delight knitter and wearer alike.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a lightweight cowl, perfect for fall, spring, or indoor wear. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Floe is a lightweight triangular shawl, perfect for indoor wear, or for tucking into a coat or jacket on a blustery day.
Knitting: Pixie Hat
Gnome Baby is a whimsical pointed cap sized to fit the average infant. The stretchiness of the yarn ensures that the hat will stay in place through all sorts of adventures and wiggling.
Knitting: Scarf
A billowy, luminous scarf featuring textural stripes worked in golden yellow, reminiscent of late afternoon sunlight through a tall window. The alpaca fiber lends wonderful warmth, drape, and sheen.
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
This is a very stretchy bag, with a comfortable wide strap that won’t dig into your shoulder when you’ve got a big load of fruit or yarn or rocks. The yarn is machine washable and dryable, so if a tomato squishes it’s no big deal. The strap isn’t very long, which is intentional because I don’t like stretched out straps that leave the bottom of t...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
After years of knitting 150-yard hats out of the kind of yarn that comes in 200+ yard skeins, I had more than a few leftovers. I decided to make a quick, zippy hat out of my remainders, and so Malabrigo Motley was born. This is a great pattern for experimenting with color, so poke around and see what you’ve got.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simple triangle knit in solid and self-striping yarns with a whimsical picot edge. Uses one ball of each yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
Tuesday Evening is a chunky lace cowl, which knits up quickly using double stranded DK weight yarn. The openness of the lace pattern, when paired with the cotton-merino blend, makes this a great year-round accessory.