Heather Anderson

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 3 patterns

Inspired by the jet trails across the sky, these three patterns make a quick and fun to knit set!

eBook : 4 patterns

Early in the Seasons is a collection of 4 fingering weight shawls, each inspired by a season of the year. Each shawl has its own distinct personality. With a variety of techniques used and endless yarn possibilities, you’ll want to knit them all!

eBook : 4 patterns

For the Love of Stories is a collection of four shawls inspired by favorite children’s books. Different weights and techniques reflecting story elements make each shawl an adventure to knit.

eBook : 4 patterns

For the Love of Stories Vol. 2 is a collection of four blankets inspired by favorite children’s books. All four blankets are knit from the center out, but each has a distinct personality that can be personalized with your yarn and color choices.

eBook : 3 patterns

For the Love of Stories Vol. 3 is a collection of three shawls inspired by favorite children’s books.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is currently 40% off, no coupon code needed.
Knitting: Cowl
Looking for a quick cozy knit with plenty of texture? Inspired by a sweater I spotted while accompanying my teenager to the mall, this cowl hits all the right knitting buttons…there’s enough to keep you interested, but it’s easy enough to knit with a little distraction around.
Knitting: Cowl
When you buy this pattern with the Wrought Iron Hat, you will get both patterns for $7.50 (prior purchases included).
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When you buy this pattern with the Wrought Iron Cowl, you will get both patterns for $7.50 (prior purchases included).
Knitting: Cowl
I love swirly and curvy shapes in nature and man-made items. This cowl and its coordinating Little Lovely Hat highlight a twisted and clustered stitch pattern set into a twisted rib background. Use a solid or tonal yarn for best results.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat includes fully written and charted directions for two different yarn weights--worsted and sport. See below for details.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is one of the 3 patterns in the Contrails eBook available for $9. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is one of the 3 patterns in the Contrails eBook available for $9. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Mittens
This pattern is one of the 3 patterns in the Contrails eBook available for $9. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Cowl
After my father-in-law gifted me this yarn from Amsterdam, I knew that I had to find a way to connect it to the city it came from. Surfing through pictures online, I became fascinated with the peaks and reflections of the canal houses of Amsterdam.
Knitting: Mittens
When you buy this pattern and the Montreal Mural Cowl pattern, you will get both patterns for $7.50. Prior purchases included, no code needed.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The quirky canal houses of Amsterdam inspired this asymmetrical shawl. Colors with high contrast will show off the slipped stitch pattern reminiscent of the canal houses and the watery ruffled edge.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the strong lines and movement of a fabulous mural in Montreal, this shawl is a terrific opportunity to pair a colorful gradient or mini skein pack with a solid yarn. Slipped stitches and cables create a sophisticated pattern across the simple garter stitch of the shawl. A bonus? There’s very little purling!
Knitting: Cowl
When you buy this pattern and the Montreal Mural Mittens pattern, you will get both patterns for $7.50. Prior purchases included, no code needed.
Knitting: Cowl
When you buy this pattern with the Seyon Lodge Mittens, you will get both patterns for $7.50. (previous purchases included).
Knitting: Mittens
When you buy this pattern with the Seyon Lodge Cowl, you will get both patterns for $7.50. (previous purchases included).
Knitting: Scarf
The turtle’s journey is now a scarf! After a provisional cast-on, you’ll create turtle tracks that lead down to a turtle and a wavy edging. At the end, you’ll unravel your provisional cast-on and knit a wavy edging on the cast-on edge. Learn something new as you create finished i-cord edges along your turtle’s journey.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The dramatic seventy-two steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art inspired this shawl. Even if you’re not ready to run up the steps and raise your fists above your head like Rocky Balboa, you’ll enjoy the rhythmic knitting of this pattern.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket is available as a single pattern or as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 2 - Blankets. Unfortunately, prior purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the plentiful arches of the Boston Public Library, this shawl uses German short rows to create arches of its own with garter and stockinette stitch. The edging continues the arch theme and adds softness to the edge. The edging is showcased particularly well when the shawl is wrapped as a scarf. This is a quick and fun shawl to knit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is now available as a single pattern download or as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 3 - Shawls. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the ebook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is now available as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 3-Shawls for $12. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket is available as a single pattern or as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 2 - Blankets. Unfortunately, prior purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket is available as a single pattern or as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 2 - Blankets. Unfortunately, prior purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket is available as a single pattern or as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 2 - Blankets. Unfortunately, prior purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is now available as part of the For the Love of Stories eBook Vol. 3-Shawls for $12. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is one of 4 patterns in the For the Love of Stories eBook. Unfortunately, individual pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is one of 4 patterns in the For the Love of Stories eBook. Unfortunately, individual pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is one of 4 patterns in the For the Love of Stories eBook. Unfortunately, individual pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is one of 4 patterns in the For the Love of Stories eBook. Unfortunately, individual pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is another simple, fun knit to show off a gradient or stash bust. Knit the matching Out of the Darkness Hat for a terrific gift set.
Knitting: Hats - Other
A simple, fun knit, this slouchy hat uses two colors and is a great stash buster! The pattern adds just enough detail to keep you interested and is a perfect place to show off a bright gradient. Extra yarn? Knit the matching Out of the Darkness Cowl as well!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from the top center out, a center lace panel of small leaves draws the eye down to the coordinating leafy edge. Blocked with a gentle curve along the top edge, this shawl sits beautifully on your shoulders.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from the top center out, this gentle triangular shawl has many options. You may knit the body of the shawl in stockinette and save the pattern for the edging (Option 1), or you may carry the pattern throughout the body of the shawl (Option 2). The Falling Snow pattern may be worked with beads or with tiny nupps.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Worked from the top center out with a knitted-on edge, this shawl will work up beautifully in a variety of yarns. Slipped stitches give a gentle detail to the simple body of the shawl and let the edging points shine. The shawl has been knit in gradient, self-striping, and variegate yarns with success.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shallow crescent drapes around your shoulders as a shawl or wraps around your neck as a scarf. The new spring foliage reaches down to dewy raindrops along this shawl’s beaded edge.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
She takes to the night sky to hunt her prey, protect her children, and glide between the worlds. The soft feathers of her body expand outward as the firm, strong feathers of her wings enable her to take flight. Knit from the top center out, this shawl incorporates two different stitch patterns, mimicking the feathers and wings of an owl in flig...
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl incorporates two different stitch patterns, mimicking the feathers of an owl as it drapes and softly fans out. The pattern works equally well with solids, tonals, variegates, and gradients.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern comes with a bonus beret pattern designed and generously donated by SMotoExpress to compliment the cowl. Once you purchase the cowl pattern, both the cowl and the beret will be available to download.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from one side to the other, this slightly asymmetrical triangular shawl follows one turtle’s tracks through the sand. The size of the shawl is somewhat flexible. Continue knitting the tracks until you have at least 33% of your yarn left, and then begin your turtle! You may choose to add beads for eyes if you’d like.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket is perfect as a baby blanket or a gift for your favorite turtle lover. You’ll enjoy watching your knitting grow as the baby sea turtles make their way from sand to sea with three very different stitch patterns.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When you buy this pattern with The Turtles’ Journey Cowl, you will get both patterns for $7.50 (previous purchases included).
Knitting: Cowl
When you buy this pattern with The Breaker’s Journey Hat, you will get both patterns for $7.50. (previous purchases included).
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shaped shawl follows the turtles’ journey from sand to sea. The number of turtles in the hatching is up to you! The shawl is worked from the top down beginning with a textured stockinette stitch. After your turtles are knit, the edging is knit on side to side.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Join me in my group, Heather Anderson Designs , and let’s knit!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Join me in my group, Heather Anderson Designs, and let’s knit!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Join me in my group, Heather Anderson Designs, and let’s knit!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This semicircular shawl celebrates the holiday season with multiple lace patterns and a bit of whimsy. The finished blocked shawl measures 60” (152 cm) wide x 26” (66 cm) deep at center. You may choose to add beads to the snowflake and winter forest sections of the shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the city at night, this semicircular lace shawl is knit from the top down, starting with an allover star lace pattern and ending with the gentle ruffle of the skyscraper edging.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
For all of the garter stitch fans out there, here is a crescent shaped garden shawl with a lovely lace edge. The body is knit from the top center down, and the edging is knit from the center out to each edge. You have a choice of using beads or knitting small nupps (like a baby bobble) to adorn your edging. The lace edging has both charts and w...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shaped shawl pattern grew directly out of a conversation with a friend who loves garlic. The yarn color inspired thoughts of my garlic, sitting patiently in the dirt below the snow covering, waiting to be the first greenery to sprout in the spring. The garlic scapes that inspired the swirly knits and purls are a welcome addition t...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the view out of my grandmother’s window and her stained glass butterflies, this simple worsted weight shawl has an easy to memorize pattern. Knit in three pieces, the seaming is simple and helps create a window-like effect. The shawl works up quickly and is a terrific portable project!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from the bottom up, this lightweight shawl reminds me of a cloudy day in the garden. It wears equally well as a shawl or a scarf. The pattern compliments variegated yarns as well as yarns with tonal variations.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from the top center out, this crescent shaped shawl is a quick knit. After the stockinette body is complete, a knitted on lace edging mimics the gentle waves and swaying kelp of an underwater garden. The lace edging is both charted and written out.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shaped shawl pays homage to the bountiful produce of our vegetable gardens. Enjoy watching your peas, corn, and artichokes grow as you finish each row.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl came about after a very detailed lace shawl that I knit my grandmother sprouted legs and walked away from her nursing home room less than two weeks after I had given it to her. Whether it was taken or rolled up in sheets and sent to the laundry, we’ll never know! Writing her name in the knitting is my attempt to make sure she gets to...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The lace in this semi-circular shawlette mimics the busy life in a garden. Layered with honeybees, spiders, dewdrops, and morning glories and knit from the top center out, you’ll enjoy watching your knitted garden emerge.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knit in one piece from the bottom up, this cabled hat is a quick knit which comes in three sizes. The cabled pattern provides a great backdrop for tonal yarns or solid colors. The cables also provide the perfect place to tuck your sunglasses when the woods get shady! Your sunglasses will easily slide through the cabled pattern and stay secure o...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat was inspired by a friend’s desire for a similar hat. Beautiful by itself, it also makes the perfect background for a crocheted or knit flower. Knit from the bottom up, this hat is one size fits most.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is easy to knit with some fun details. The seed stitch center was inspired by the Kanoko baby pants pattern.