Holli Yeoh

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eBook : 11 patterns

Tempest is a collection of handknit patterns by Vancouver knitwear designer, Holli Yeoh, for the artisan hand-dyed yarn company, SweetGeorgia Yarns.

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Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Monochrome stripes give a modern twist to the classic heart motif on this birth-to-teen sized jacket. A smart inset pocket and the clever non-flipping hem, cuffs and front bands add the final polish. Swap Hudson Bay Company colours for the black and grey, and no Canadian will be able to resist!
Knitting: Pullover
First published in amirisu Summer 2018, Issue 16
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This three-quarter square shawl is worked from the centre out, beginning with a garter tab. Two garter tab options are included in the pattern: Turkish cast-on (my favourite) and the standard. One skein of main colour is worked in one stitch pattern, followed by five gradient mini-skeins worked in a second stitch pattern. Hard blocking is recom...
Knitting: Scarf
No shaping, no purling, this ultra simple scarf shows that you can make lovely things using only the knit stitch and flat knitting. Colors are changed using a “swing needle” style, a simple technique that takes advantage of circular needles, so each color is only worked one row at a time.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This cozy, textured hat has super insulating powers and will keep you toasty warm. A simple combination of knits, purls, and slipped stitches, the Waffle Rib stitch creates delicious texture and thickness for a comfortable and sophisticated look that any knitter can achieve.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
One ball of Freia Fine Handpaints Super Bulky Yarn knits up quick to make this fun toasty hat!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Basic lace and subtle cables set the stage for Gradient’s starring performance. Matching ends of different colorways creates not just one, but two seamless color transitions for a stunning display of ombre-licious audacity.
Knitting: Throw
Bring out your inner jester with an eye-catching combination of contrasting brilliance. Entrelac is one of those techniques that is far easier to work than the impressive result suggests, and that goes double for this two colour version, which only works one colour at a time. Use all your favourite colours all at once to make the best of this f...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Gradients transition along a tall arrow for a fun scarf or dramatic wrap. Two colourways are worked in a simple intarsia pattern. Tassels dangle from each of the three points.
Knitting: Cardigan
The gradient mimics enamel cloisonné in the decorative yoke of this charming cardigan.
Knitting: Cardigan
Reversible and no sewing! This open cardigan will be a staple in your wardrobe. The selvedges along the side and armhole seams are encased in a knitted facing that provides a polished look on both sides of the sweater. The back is worked from the bottom up. Stitches are picked up and knit along the side selvedges and additional stitches are cas...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Billhook is a tank top with an elegantly shaped hemline. Intended to be worn with little to no ease, it is worked in the round from the bottom up with waist shaping that is further defined by the Billhook Lace pattern that runs up the sides. The front shoulders wrap around to the back in an English tailored shoulder for a clean fit.
Knitting: Wall Hanging
Bring a bit of pastel personality to any space with these precious flags. You’ll be looking for any excuse to break them out and celebrate.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A little Mohair goes a long way with this lovely pink cloud. You’ll want to use every inch of the extra generous proportions to cacoon yourself in its marshmallow-soft textures, and you’ll have plenty of length to attractively drape your lace with a little fabulously studied nonchalance.
Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque
Fog Bank is a simply shaped, super chunky hat and mittens set, embellished by gradient-style colour changes. The colours are worked in simple stripes, but a clever use of slipped stitches creates a fun zagging transition without the trouble of stranding. Both hat and mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up. The mittens have a ribbed ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sensuous curves like a mermaid’s tail create a highly wearable shawl. Special instructions for customizing the length of the shawl to use a whole skein of that special yarn are included.
Knitting: Scarf
Inspired by the ceinture flechee, a traditional sash worn by the French Canadian voyageurs in the 19th century, the Voyageur scarf features diagonal lines of lace broken up by horizontal garter stitch ridges.
Knitting: Gloves
A distinct arrow pattern elevates these gloves from simple to stunning! Use a solid color for a more subtle effect, or go for the wow factor with a hand painted yarn such as Stroll Hand Painted Sock Yarn.
Knitting: Throw, Bedspread, Baby Blanket
Transport yourself to the southwest desert with the Evening Mesa Blanket. The unique shape of this blanket is created by working narrow strips in garter stitch with increases along one edge and decreases along the other to create parallelograms.
Knitting: Table Runner, Placemat
Beauty and practicality combine in the Shadow Weave Placemats & Table Runner. Gorgeous gradients of color combine to make a striking design for your tabletop.
Knitting: Cardigan
Herringbone stitches put a beautiful spin on a traditional silhouette.
Knitting: Cowl
Complimentary colours and sweet looking bobbles make this cowl a stand-out accessory. A quick knit you can wear through so many seasons, you’ll be making numerous versions over many years.
Knitting: Legwarmers
Colour gradation and sweet looking bobbles make these leg warmers a stand-out accessory. With a variety of lengths specified in the pattern, you can wear them bunched up around the ankle, or pulled up over your knee. Whichever way you choose, these legwarmers will keep you moving!
Knitting: Stocking
A unique slip stitch technique makes the Quadra hat a true stand-out. Choose your favourite colours or bust your stash to create a hat unlike any other: modern, bold, and fun.
Knitting: Vest
A classic vest worked flat, the Corrugated Vest has lovely details you’ll love to knit, for a vest you’ll love to give! Multi-colour ribbing, neckbands, and armholes make the Corrugated Vest a stand-out among men’s knits.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Stitch magic. A dramatic diamond cable design is worked in pieces from the bottom up, then sewn together after blocking.
Knitting: Cardigan
The perfect cardigan for autumn in the park. Leafy lace on the front panels are worked side to side.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Whether you pull on this garment over a dress, or wear it with jeans while out with friends, the Belted Coat is just the kind of sweater every woman needs. Functional to wear and impressive in look, the Belted Coat is the definition of a wardrobe staple.
Knitting: Pullover
A traditional fisherman’s rib stitch is accentuated by gorgeous cables at the neckline and sleeves. Employing traditional techniques, this modern garment will complement a wide variety of looks. You’ll wear it for years and years to come.
Knitting: Cowl
The knitting is easy, although almost all the techniques may be new to most knitters. This is a super cozy, oversized cowl that will shelter you from the fiercest of storms. The double garter stitch pattern is worked on every one of its 52 rows. The two selvage ends are joined together in an intriguing and attractive double bind-off similar to ...
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
Like waves lapping up onto the beach and then receding, curved garter stitch ridges create a simple but effective design element. The graceful curves are achieved with short rows. These blankets knit up quickly in a soft and chunky washable merino wool. Offered in three different sizes including baby blanket, lap blanket, and throw along with a...
Knitting: Pullover
Eventide is part of the book Tempest, a collection of handknits designed by Holli Yeoh for SweetGeorgia Yarns.
Knitting: Cowl
This cozy cowl comes in two depths and is designed to maximize the yardage of the main colourway. The shallow cowl looks great around the neck, but it can also be pulled down around the shoulders. The deep cowl is long enough to really bunch up and provide warmth on frigid winter days. They both can also be pulled up and worn like a hood. Both ...
Knitting: Poncho
Indulge yourself and play with colour! This simple project features an ombré fabric created by working with two strands of yarn held together throughout. You work colour changes by first knitting with two strands of the same colour, followed by a strand each of the old colour and a new colour, followed by two strands of the new colour; repeat! ...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beret, Tam, Hats - Other
Inspired by a swirling and twisting lace pattern, this slouchy hat and fingerless mitts combination begins with a garter stitch band/cuff worked flat holding two strands of yarn together, providing a sturdy structure for the lightweight lace which is worked with a single strand. The lace pattern is worked in the round and results in a spiral of...
Knitting: Cardigan
Seaswell is a fitted, ballet-neck cardigan that features an all-over simple lace pattern, set-in sleeves with deep lace cuffs, and English tailored shoulders. The cardigan is constructed flat, from the bottom up, in one piece to the armholes where it is divided into fronts and back which are worked separately. Waist shaping is achieved easily j...
Knitting: Cowl
Bands of frothy Silk Mist lace alternate with Tough Love Sock garter stitch ridges in this elegant cowl. The bands of lace are first worked in stockinette stitch, then reverse stockinette, creating a reversible fabric. The increases and decreases in the lace push and pull the garter ridges around to create undulating lines like ripples in the s...
Knitting: Pullover
Drop shoulder construction is taken to the extreme in this oversized, flowing pullover. Skinny three-quarter length sleeves give a contemporary look. Vertical bands of lace at each edge of the front and back add lightness and interest to the garment as well as a long and lean look to the wearer.
Knitting: Cowl
A quick little project combining a double strand of Silk Fog in a simple lace pattern with the luxurious CashLuxe Fine done in contrasting garter ridges. Two buttonholes are worked on one end, but don’t let that limit you from using the holes in the lace pattern as buttonholes! Sew on several buttons for lots of options when wearing, or just us...
Knitting: Pullover
Perfect for a walk along a blustery beach, Watermark is a tunic-length sweater with raglan sleeves and A-line shaping. The oversized cowl neck is worked in a simple lace pattern which also borders the hem and the deep cuffs. Worked flat and seamed for strength and structure, it works up quickly in worsted weight yarn. Designed to hang past the ...
Knitting: Cardigan
This jacket is worked in separate pieces from the lower edge to the shoulders and sewn together. The fronts are worked in stranded colorwork, with the strands carried across the RS of the work. Fully fashioned shoulder shaping is worked on the back only, so the shoudler seams wrap over the shoulder. The waist is shaped and the jacket has set-in...
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Knitting: Pullover
A favourite sweater with bold blocks of colour on the front, I’ve sized Avery up for an older crowd. Inset sleeves and full fashion shaping create a more sophisticated look and fit for school-aged children. The key design elements of corrugated ribbing and patterned sleeves made this one a best seller for the toddler set, and it looks just as g...
Knitting: Cardigan
Grenadine is a mix of the old world pomegranate with new world knitting techniques. The earflaps of Peruvian hats inspired the triangles of the lower border, which mimic the sepals of the pomegranate. The cuffs echo the triangular form with smaller “puntas,” or points, another design element from the Andes.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
Goody, goody gumdrops – the polka dots on these cozy mittens are such fun. Go crazy with colour here and knit every row of gumdrops a different color, or be subtle with tone on tone. There is a size for everyone: babies to grandpas. Instructions for both traditional mittens and fingerless gloves are included.
Knitting: Cardigan
Flashes of colour pop in this cross-over style baby cardigan. With contrast-coloured garter stitch seams that are knitted-in rather than sewn, this sweater will be great fun to make and even more fun to wear.
Knitting: Cardigan
Your child might want to eat and sleep in this bright sweater. The seams are knit-in using colourful garter stitch bands and the pocket linings flash the same colour as the seams for lots of visual impact.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
As the name suggests, the Tip Toe Up sock is worked from the toe to the cuff and has a completely replaceable heel and toe. This is a skill-building pattern with step by step instructions for Turkish cast on, grafting on the needles, a stretchy sewn bind off with no sewing and heel and toe replacement included.
Knitting: Gloves
These colourful gloves feature a network of stitches around the knuckles while the wide side gusset offers a roomy fit for lots of mobility. The colour flows unbroken from the gusset to the tip of the thumb, which you complete before the entrelac panel starts. For an even sharper contrast, work the entrelac panel from the other end of the ball.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Pullover
Every time I sit down to design, ideas and images push and pull me along different tangents. This time my inspirations were comic book colours, The Big Bang Theory, Ronald McDonald, Roy Lichtenstein … and onomatopoeic words.
Knitting: Tee
Intended to fit with 8” / 20.5 cm positive ease.
Knitting: Cardigan
Inspiration comes from many places for me. This time I had a swatch of stitch patterns I use as a sample in one of the classes I teach. I just loved how both of these slip-stitch patterns looked together.
Knitting: Scarf
This lacey scarf, embedded with beads is an elegant addition to any wardrobe. Wrap it around your neck a couple of times and tie it at your throat for an opulent ascot or wrap it once around your neck and fling it over both shoulders. The weight of the beads holds the feather-light kid mohair in place when you wear it.
Knitting: Pullover
Sizes to fit approximate ages as follows, with the understanding that every child is different and it’s best to determine which size to knit based on measurements and not age. The ease increases with the size of the chest measurement and is very oversized in the larger sizes.
Knitting: Pullover
It’s better than a birthday card! Celebrate the birthday boy or girl ‘s age with a big number on the front of this comfy raglan-sleeved sweater. The corresponding number of circles decorates the back and the same number of stripes adorns one sleeve.
Knitting: Pullover
Toddlers love counting and each is so proud of his age. Celebrate your birthday boy or girl’s age with a big number on the front of this comfy raglan-sleeved sweater. The corresponding number of circles decorates the back and the same number of stripes adorns one sleeve.
Knitting: Cardigan
This adorable coat dress for toddler girls in Lanas Puras Clarissa is perfect over leggings or jeans. The coat dress was designed to be an easy knit requiring minimal shaping. The ribbing pulls in the bodice to create the effect of a semi-shaped armhole. Knit this sweater for your favourite one-year-old and she’ll still be wearing it when she’s...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Use leftover solid and self-patterning sock yarns from your stash to knit these special socks with a fancy cuff. Knit socks in four sizes from little toots to big kids.
Knitting: Mittens
Originally designed as a charity knit, I loved these cozy mittens so much I had to share them with you! As a guild project, every year we knit mittens for an inner-city kindergarten class in the Bronx, NY. The teacher, Annie is the daughter of one of our members and we always refer to the project as Annie’s Mittens.
Knitting: Gloves
Wild fingers, bright colours, long life – who wouldn’t want to wear these great gloves? They have a unique construction that creates a very long life line as part of the thumb gusset. After working the thumb gusset, knit the thumb then move on to the rest of the hand and the fingers. Make a pair for your kids, your grandkids or yourself. Knit e...
Knitting: Cardigan
I discovered that this lovely Estonian lace pattern is a great match for self-patterning yarns. With the Peacock stitch and the yarn, the scalloped stripes just pop out. It makes for a beautiful look. This is a simple introduction to lace knitting and it’s sized from preemies to 4-yr-olds so you’re sure to find someone for whom you can knit it.
Knitting: Vest
Stylish shaping and patterning on this vest is reminiscent of a gentleman’s tailored waistcoat. Intarsia shapes on the front echo the striping created with self-patterning yarn on the back. Applied I-cord on all the edges provides the finishing touch for this waistcoat.
Knitting: Pullover
A v-neck pullover using the modular knitting technique is perfect for the knitter who enjoys a challenge. With no seams and sleeves which are knit top down finishing is a breeze! Create a more feminine version by adding a delicate picot edging. Alternate instructions are included for those who prefer to knit the strips individually and assemble...
Knitting: Mittens
Use leftover self-patterning sock yarn paired with a solid from your stash to knit these fun Fair Isle-like mittens. Six mitten sizes range from newborn to big kids.
Knitting: Pullover
This playful pullover has blocks of colour on the front that coordinate with the Fair Isle-like patterned sleeves. Corrugated ribbing ties it all together.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cozy jacket is sized extra roomy to accommodate layering. It has pockets for little hands and little treasures, and the collar will stand up against a breeze. The squares on the back are a bold colour contrast.
Knitting: Pullover
Just like the big boys and girls. Your child will be snuggly-warm in this delightful kangaroo pocket hoodie.
Knitting: Vest
What a great vest to wear over a shirt! Using strands taken from the self-patterning yarn, the squares of colour on the back echo the stripes on the front to great effect. Because it’s sleeveless, it’s really built for action!
Knitting: Cardigan
Building blocks inspire a cardigan for the really active child. The solid coloured upper section contrasts beautifully with the jewel-like tones of the self-patterning yarn.
Knitting: Pullover
Notes From Bee’s Knees Knits
Knitting: Cardigan
This v-neck cardigan with its patterned front and sleeves is a stylish take on a cool weather sweater. There’s a surprise on the back - your choice of a small coloured rectangle inserted below the neck line or a long stripe of pattern up the solid-coloured back. Due to popular demand this pattern, which is an updated version of one first seen o...
Knitting: Cardigan
The ridged texture of this round-necked cardigan makes this one that will please any boy or girl. Knit using a jacquard self-striping yarn, the yarn does all the work for you.
Knitting: Cardigan
This colourful baby cardigan is knit using self-patterning sock yarn for the front and a solid colour yarn for the back. Personalize your sweater by choosing the detailing on the back yourself - a vertical stripe or a rectangular patch will brighten it, or you can just leave it plain.