Karen Buhr

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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a nice quick, and easy sock that is perfect for the men in your life or for the women who want a relatively plain sock. The design is a combination of simple knit and purl stitches over an easy to remember round repeat which produces a nicely textured design.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a fun top-down lace sock design. The lace and rib combinations remind me of churros so that is how the name came about!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Do you love cables and lace? Here is a sock design that incorporates both cables and lace in a top-down sock design. This is a nice quick, and easy sock that includes some pretty cable and lace details.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern has an easy two color, four row repeat in a slip stitch pattern which breaks up the pooling found frequently in variegated yarns. It also has a wonderful squishy feel to it which makes for a hug for your legs and feet. This works well using one plain color and one variegated with plenty of contrast between the two for the best effe...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a nice quick, and easy sock that is perfect for the men in your life or for the women who want a relatively plain sock. The design is a combination of simple knit and purl stitches over an easy to remember six round repeat which produces a nicely textured design.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
NOTE There is also a stranded version of this pattern! Be sure to get the correct pattern based on your preferences!! This pattern is for the Double Knit version. The stranded version can be found over here!
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
NOTE There is also a Double Knit version of this pattern! Be sure to get the correct pattern based on your preferences!! This pattern is for the Stranded version. The Double Knit version can be found over here!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
One of four mirrored patterns in my Four Seasons series of sock designs. Autumn features mirrored cables that swirl to the right or left along the foot and leg. This is a top down design that is fully charted only. If you prefer you can easily choose the right or left leaning cables for both socks!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
One of four mirrored patterns in my Four Seasons series of sock designs. Spring features mirrored cables that meander along the foot and leg. This is a top down design that is fully charted only. If you prefer you can easily choose the right or left leaning cables for both socks!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
One of four mirrored patterns in my Four Seasons series of sock designs. Summer features mirrored cable and lace panels that run down the foot and leg. This is a top down design that is fully charted only. If you prefer you can easily choose the right or left leaning cables and lace for both socks!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
One of four mirrored patterns in my Four Seasons series of sock designs. Winter features mirrored cables that meander along the foot and leg. This is a top down design that is fully charted only. If you prefer you can easily choose the right or left leaning cables for both socks!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
NOTE There is also a Double Knit version of this pattern! Be sure to get the correct pattern based on your preferences!! This pattern is for the Stranded version. The Double Knit version can be found over here!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern is for a top down design that has an easy to remember lace pattern. It is a great pattern for self striping yarn!!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern is for a top down design that has an easy to remember lace pattern. It has both fully charted and written instructions.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern has an easy two color, four row repeat in a slip stitch pattern which breaks up the pooling found frequently in variegated yarns. It also has a wonderful squishy feel to it which makes for a hug for your legs and feet. This works well using one plain color and one variegated with plenty of contrast between the two for the best effe...
Knitting: Cowl
This is a quick and relatively easy project for either an intermediate beginner or experienced knitter and would be great for a gift or something pretty to make for yourself using that special yarn you bought somewhere! The pattern includes lace and it can be made with or without beads, depending if you want that little extra bling or not. This...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
NOTE There is also a stranded version of this pattern! Be sure to get the correct pattern based on your preferences!! This pattern is for the Double Knit version. The stranded version can be found over here!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern was chosen to be the Stage 3 Pattern in Tour de Sock 2015! The sock includes a combination of cables and lace to make for a pretty design.
Knitting: Cowl
NOTE There is also a stranded version of this pattern! Be sure to get the correct pattern based on your preferences!! This pattern is for the Double Knit version. The stranded version can be found over here
Knitting: Cowl
NOTE There is also a double knit version of this pattern! Be sure to get the correct pattern based on your preferences!! This pattern is for the Stranded version! The Double Knit version can be found over here
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern was exclusive to SM9 until mid June and now it is available to the public.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a light, lacy cowl that has a pretty floral lace pattern. This project would be a nice project for a beginner who wants to move on to lace, but it is also suitable for those who are advanced beginners and experienced knitters as well. This is great as a quick and easy gift or for making yourself something nice with that small skein of s...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a fun sock that creates a cute little ghostly design. The sock is knit top down and uses small cables to create the ghostly effect.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a fun, easy, and addictive knit that is fantastic for showcasing your striping or variegated yarns. It also looks nice done in a solid color as well. This pattern is suited for an advanced beginner or experienced knitter.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a light, lacy cowl that has an easy to remember lace pattern that includes beads (optional) for some extra sparkle. This project is perfect for an adventurous beginner who wants to try lace or beading for the first time, but it is also suitable for those who are advanced beginners and experienced knitters as well. This is great as a qui...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a pretty top-down cabled and lace sock design that is suitable for advanced (or adventurous) beginners and experienced knitters alike.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a fun top-down cabled sock pattern. It is good for adventurous beginners and advanced knitters who are familiar with sock construction and knitting in the round. The cables include crossing over purl stitches so this would be a fun pattern to play with that skill for something new! There is something happening in most rows and there are...
Knitting: Cowl
This is a light, lacy cowl that has a very easy to remember lace pattern. This project is perfect for an adventurous beginner who wants to try lace for the first time, but it is also suitable for those who are advanced beginners and experienced knitters as well. This is great as a quick and easy gift or for making yourself something nice with t...
Knitting: Cowl
This bulky weight cowl works up super fast on large needles and using bulky weight yarn. This is suitable for adventurous beginners and advanced knitters. This would also make for a nice introduction to cables if you have not yet experimented with them (beware they are addictive!!).
Knitting: Cowl
This is a quick and relatively easy project for either an advanced beginner or an experienced knitter and would be great for a gift or something nice to make for yourself using that special yarn you bought somewhere! The pattern includes cables and lace and it can be made with or without beads, depending if you want that little extra bling or n...
Knitting: Cowl
A fun cabled cowl that comes in three sizes - small, medium, and large. This pattern is good for adventurous beginners and experienced knitters as well.
Knitting: Cowl
A quick and easy cowl that combines basic knit and purl stitches to create a fun illusion of circles! This is great for beginner knitters and experienced as well.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a light, lacy cowl that has a very easy to remember lace pattern that is broken up by wide garter bands. This project is perfect for a beginner who wants to try lace for the first time, but it is also suitable for those who are advanced beginners and experienced knitters as well. This is great as a quick and easy gift or for making your...
Crochet: Cowl
This is a quick and easy crochet cowl that is suitable for advanced or adventurous beginners and experienced crocheters alike.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pretty stole (scarf) that has lots of cables and lace (in the form of lattices). This is suitable for advanced beginners and experienced knitters as well. If you are familiar with cables this is not too complicated and if cables are new to you this would make for a beautiful project to learn with. This can be made wider by adding addi...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a fun top-down cabled sock pattern. It is good for adventurous beginners and advanced knitters who are familiar with sock construction and knitting in the round. The cables include crossing over purl stitches so this would be a fun pattern to play with that skill for something new! There is something happening in most rows and there are...
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl pattern is designed for fingering weight yarn and comes in two lengths. You can also easily adjust the pattern sizing for shorter or longer (or wider) lengths as desired. You can simply add or subtract multiples of 12 stitches to make it longer or shorter. As written, this pattern uses roughly 40 or 80 grams of fingering weight yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is for two sizes of zigzag ripple cowls in fingering and worsted weights. You can also easily adjust the pattern sizing for shorter or longer (or wider) lengths as desired. You can simply add or subtract multiples of 12 stitches to make it longer or shorter. The instructions include information for each of the weights of yarn.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Fun zigzag patterned socks! These socks come in two sizes - small (64 stitch) and large (72 stitch) and involve knit and purl stitches with some simple two stitch cables. This project is good for experienced knitters and advanced beginners as well. They would also make for a great project to try doing cables without a cable needle for the first...
Knitting: Cowl
This is a pretty and lacy cowl that is great for both experienced and adventurous beginners alike. This pattern has two options for the edgings - one with a seed stitch border (Option A) and one with a picot cast on and bind off with a Vikkel braid (Option B). There is also an option to add beads so that the angels have heads :) This cowl can a...
Knitting: Cowl
A quick and easy cowl! This pattern uses only knit and purl stitches in an easy to memorize pattern. It makes for a nice squishy cowl that works up fast! The pattern is both written out and in chart form.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
When I found out a co-worker was expecting I decided to design and make a baby blanket for her. Sadly she miscarried the baby so the name of the blanket became Eve’s Angel. I think I will give her the afghan to let her know I care ♥
Knitting: Cowl
A quick and easy cowl that uses basic stitches (knit, purl, knit two together, and yarn overs) to create a pretty three dimensional, leaning blocks design. This pattern can be easily adjusted for a smaller or larger size by adding or subtracting multiples of 14 stitches.
Knitting: Cowl
A quick and easy cowl to keep away the chill. The pattern involves small cables and an easy to memorize pattern.
Knitting: Earwarmers
Here is a nice, quick, and easy earwarmer to keep away the cold. It uses simple cables and produces a cute design.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A nice, quick, and easy hat pattern that uses cables to create a pretty waving design.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a super easy cowl that is perfect for beginners and advanced knitters alike. The pattern involves only knit and purl stitches in an easy to memorize pattern.
Knitting: Cowl
Winter is coming! It’s time to keep the cold away! This is a quick and easy project and great for someone who wants to try out cables for the first time (or for anyone one who loves quick and easy cables). The pattern repeat is easy to memorize and this makes for a nice, easy knit that gives you a great gift or something nice to make for yourse...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock pattern has an easy four row repeat in a slip stitch pattern which nicely breaks up the pooling found frequently in variegated yarns. It also has a nice squishy feel to it which makes for a nice hug for your legs and feet. It is also great for beginner sock knitters and experienced sock knitters as well.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a light, lacy scarf that has a very easy to remember lace pattern that creates a light, airy, and pretty fabric. Quick and easy for gifts or for making yourself something nice with that small skein of special yarn you bought!
Knitting: Earwarmers
This is a really quick and easy project and great for someone who wants to try out a couple stitches beyond knit and purl. It only uses a small amount of yarn (about 25 grams or 45 yards).
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Top-down socks that include both lace and cables. This knits up quickly and makes for a nice pair of socks to make for a gift for someone or to keep all for yourself!
Crochet: Cowl
This scrap busting cowl is named because the little two round grannies look like saltine crackers. Each square uses about 6 yards of yarn so it is great for using up all those little golf balls of yarn that you just can’t part with because you know you can use them for something! This cowl can be made inone or two colors or in ten different col...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a multi-color cable sock that has the cuff knit flat and then the rest of the leg and sock are knit in the round. This is a fantastic project to use up those scraps of sock yarn that we all have left over from our other socks! This pattern uses around 70 grams of the main color and 10 grams each of three contrasting colors. This project...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These are quick and easy top-down lace socks that have an easy to memorize pattern repeat. One size at 64 stitches - the pattern is quite stretchy. The pattern is written for magic-loop (and can be easily adjusted for dpns) and can be knit two at a time.
Knitting: Cowl
Quick cowl worked in the round that makes a nice snuggish finished cowl. This is a great pattern to try lace knitting in the round for the first time. The pattern is easy to remember and goes quickly since it uses heavier yarn (although lighter yarn could be substituted by adjusting the needle and yarn sizes). The pattern is both fully charted ...
Knitting: Cowl
This is a relatively snug fitting cowl that is easily adjusted to be made larger by adding more repeats and rows. The lace pattern is relatively simple and this pattern would be good for someone who is mastering the techniques of knitting and wishes to try something a little more complex. It is also a nice quick knit and is great for that one s...
Crochet: Bedspread
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