Maria Do Souto

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a really fun light-weight bias shaped triangular shawl, loaded with color and textures.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Throw
Named after a stunning Provincial Park located on Vancouver Island, Canada, this cozy throw/blanket reflects the wilderness flavor of the wild west coast in its design.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Named after a beautiful beach located in Sidney (British Columbia in Canada), the colors of this shawl resemble the wonderful sea glass gems found in abundance on the beach.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a light-weight shawl with asymmetrical trianglular shaping and interesting textures.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This light-weight shawl is an asymmetrical triangle, with enough color and texture incorporated in the design to make this a delightfully fun knit!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern combines a fun design with the vibrant colors and beautiful hand of Ancient Arts Socknato yarn!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a fun Fair Isle sock pattern that is sure to be your solution to “second sock syndrome”, as your socks can all be exciting and unique. Use your scraps of sock yarn or mini-skeins…who says that socks have to match?!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern includes directions for knitting various size adult socks, using sock (fingering) weight yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
“When I needed a friend, I found your paw…”
Knitting: Earflap Hat
I designed this hat in order to keep my ears from freezing, when walking my dogs on frosty mornings.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is delightfully fun to knit! Throw caution to the wind and let your colorwork wizard emerge!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by beautiful ancient colors and textures found in ancient art around the world, this shawl incorporates different stitch patterns in its design.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A perfect project for the intermediate knitter, this crescent shaped shawl incorporates a slipped stitch (or Mosaic) colorwork pattern and a Picot stitch border.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An asymmetrical shawl pattern that uses the Intarsia color-work technique in order to create the lace leaf edge. If you are not familiar with this technique, this pattern is a great way to learn and gain experience with Intarsia.
Knitting: Pullover
Named after (and inspired by) a gorgeous area, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in Canada. This area is world famous for its First Nations art, surfing, sandy beaches, unspoiled wilderness and abundant fishing.
Knitting: Tote
This larger felted bag was designed for the beach! This bag is knit in the round using DPNs and circular needles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This super simple yet delightfully decadent pattern, was designed specifically to show off the beautiful vivid colors of Fleece Artist Zambezi yarn.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern was designed to celebrate a remote ancient rain-forest, located on the southwest coastal terrain of Vancouver Island. This large forest is simply stunning in its magical beauty.
Knitting: Pet Clothing
My Pit Bull suffers from horrible allergies, which cause him to lick and chew his feet. The only way to prevent a horrible secondary infection, is to medicate his feet and put socks on him to prevent him from chewing his feet.
Knitting: Stocking
Inspired by the traditional Fisherman’s style Kep hat, combined with bright decorative colors and design elements of the festive season!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I designed this hat for my husband. He is a construction worker, and requested a hat that had a snug fit…so that he could wear it under his Hard Hat. He also requested a hat using ‘MAN COLORS’… :-D!!
Knitting: Cowl
A quick and easy knit..you will love this fleecy lined cabled Cowl! Hikoo Caribou yarn is so incredibly silky soft that you will not want to take this Cowl off!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
I designed this pattern for my construction worker husband. He wanted a pair of gloves that were warm and insulated for the cold weather. However in order to do his construction work, he did not want his fingers covered. In order for these gloves to be durable enough for construction work, I needed a durable worsted weight yarn. Canadian made B...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This is the fourth pattern in my ‘Glowing Hearts of Canada’ pattern series! This series was inspired by my love of all things Canadian, and to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
In Celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, it is time to get your Canadiana on!
Knitting: Cowl
This is the third pattern in my ‘Glowing Hearts of Canada’ series, which was inspired by my love of all things Canadian, and to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is the second pattern in my ‘Glowing Hearts of Canada’ series! This series was inspired by my love of all things Canadian, and to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
PURCHASE ALL 3 PATTERNS IN THIS SERIES and receive $4.00 off! NO CODE REQUIRED
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
PURCHASE ALL 3 PATTERNS IN THIS SERIES and receive $4.00 off! NO CODE REQUIRED
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
In Celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, I have designed these warm and cozy socks featuring a Maple Leaf motif. The motif is charted and uses stranded color-working techniques.
Knitting: Billed Hat
This is wonderful summer hat that is perfect for the warmer weather and will accommodate a messy bun or ponytail!
Knitting: Tote
This larger size felted tote pattern is perfect for CAT LOVERS!
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Shower & Spa Balls are simple/fun to make and are WONDERFUL GIFTS!
Knitting: Cowl
This simple yet vibrantly stunning design, is knit in the round using stranded color-work techniques.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This summer shawl is knit in Garter Stitch using a lovely combination of fabulous color, and simple design.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The inspiration for this design came from a huge fashion trend that has hit the west coast in the last few years called STEAM PUNK.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These gloves are PAWSITIVELY cute!
Knitting: Gloves, Fingerless Gloves
This glove pattern includes instructions for THREE different types of gloves:
Knitting: Cowl
How many of our hearts have been touched by an angel with paws? I know that I have experienced this blessing in my life.
Knitting: Vest
An easy and cozy knit for those chilly Autumn days with NO SEAMS!
Knitting: Cowl
A third Cowl design in my GEM cowl pattern collection, using beautiful NORO Ayatori yarn!
Knitting: Pet Clothing
A specialized pattern for dogs with a big BEAUTIFUL chest!
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by a rainy afternoon by the fire here on the west coast.
Knitting: Scarf
Do you have Ladder yarn in your stash and don’t know what to do with it? This is a great pattern for Ladder yarn!
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by brilliant blue Sapphires and the sea, this is a stunning cowl that works with the beauty of Noro Silk Garden Sock yarn. This is the second cowl design in my GEM inspired cowl pattern collection. I know you will enjoy having this item on your needles!
Knitting: Poncho
This is a simple knit that is perfect for a beginner. One size will fit most people, and any heavy worsted weight or even chunky yarn would work great with this pattern.
Knitting: Vest
A classic easy to knit garment with a modern design. This will easily be your wardrobe addition that is comfortable yet classy. The addition of silky mohair adds a luxurious softness you will LOVE!