Joy McMillan

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eBook : 6 patterns

Wist Tha Bahn?

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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspire by the many beautiful hap shawls I’ve seen, this simple pattern uses knit stitches and basic increases to create the deep triangle with final flourish of colour in the shark-tooth edging.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is a shallow triangle worked end to end, showing the beauty of working with colours from opposite sides of the colour wheel to create a double rainbow of stripes.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A lean triangle shawl with the drama deriving from the colour wheel of yarns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Adding a deep edging turns something that started out with three edges into something with four. Knitting is magic.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A combination of rib and stocking stitch leaves it to the beautiful yarns to provide the drama, in a long, lean triangle that drapes naturally over the shoulders.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is an expanded version of On the Edge from Knit the Rainbow. It is a simple pattern which uses garter stitch, basic increases and decreases, and a picot cast-off to create a graphic, very wearable wrap.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is an expanded version of On the Edge from Knit the Rainbow. It is a simple pattern which uses garter stitch, basic increases and decreases, and a picot cast-off to create a graphic, very wearable wrap.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Having made a two-colour version of this shawl I realised there was just enough yarn in a set of mini-skeins for a multi-coloured version.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design came about after I’d been admiring the mitred squares on a cushion that a friend was knitting. The shawl starts with a centre square. Stitches are picked up along two edges of this and side one is worked. Stitches are then picked up along the remaining edges of the square and the colours are reversed to the second side.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This rainbow version came about because it reminded me of stained glass. This is a simple pattern which uses garter stitch and slipped stitches. Only one colour is worked in any row, so it’s an easy way to play with colour. The large version of this shawl uses almost all of the yarn, so if your tension is even slightly off we’d recommend making...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl came about as a way to showcase a subtle slip stitch pattern and two contrasting colours. This is a simple pattern which uses garter stitch and slipped stitches. Only one colour is worked in any row, so it’s an easy way to play with colour. The large version of this shawl uses almost all of the yarn, so if your tension is even slight...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl came about as a way to play with the impact that the spacing of stripes has on the look of a design. This is a simple pattern which uses garter stitch and basic shaping to form an elongated diamond. Only one colour is worked in any row, so it’s an easy way to play with colour.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl came about as a way to play with the impact that the spacing of stripes has on the look of a design. This is a simple pattern which uses garter stitch and basic shaping to form an elongated diamond. Only one colour is worked in any row so it’s an easy way to play with colour. The geometric lines of this shawl suggested black and whit...
Crochet: Cowl
A simple crocheted cowl designed to show off a set of colour wheel mini skeins.
Crochet: Cowl
A simple crocheted cowl designed to show off a set of colour wheel mini skeins.
Crochet: Scarf
A simple crocheted scarf designed to show off a set of colour wheel mini skeins. This scarf came about because I wanted a design where the colours changed over the row, and I also wanted to be able to work each row in a single colour.
Crochet: Scarf
A simple crocheted scarf designed to show off a set of colour wheel mini skeins. It’s playing with colour.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl came about as a way to showcase a rainbow of mini-skeins. The two sides remind me of the delight of seeing rainbows in a dull sky after it has stopped raining.
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl came about as a way to showcase the two very different textures which linen stitch produces on the right and wrong sides.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl uses brioche rib to break up the colour wheel shades without changing the sequence.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is a variation of the On the Edge Shawl, which got its name because each of the edges is created in a different way. It also provides that “edge of the seat” pleasure that comes from using up almost every last inch of yarn!
Knitting: Cowl
An easy knitted cowl designed for The Knitting Goddess DK yarns. The inspiration for this cowl was a photo posted on Instagram by Louise Scollay (@KnitBritish) and tagged with #TarmacTuesday. Follow #TarmacTuesday on instagram and Twitter every week for further inspiration.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simple asymmetric triangle shawl which gets it’s name form the different finish on each of the three edges.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Crochet: Cowl
An easy crochet cowl designed for The Knitting Goddess Chunky, DK or 4ply yarns.
Knitting: Cowl
A simple cowl pattern worked in a travelling rib stitch pattern.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A basic ribbed sock designed for DK yarn - so a perfect quick knit.
Knitting: Cowl
A simple linen stitch shawl designed to be worn either doubled up or as a long loop.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
A pattern for little knitted hearts which can be linked to make bunting, turned into brooches, used to mark scissors - the only limit is your imagination.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Top down socks featuring an afterthought heel and round toe.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
A very simple slip stitch patterned sock which was designed to show off the bright and highly variegated yarns that I love to dye.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A quick and simple fingerless mitten pattern with instructions given for one and two colour versions.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque