Karina Maza-Gildea

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
Easy cowl knit lengthwise and then join with a simple 3 needle bind off. This cowl was a quick knit, taking only 4 hrs to complete. You can adjust length and width to your liking by working extra pattern repeats or CO fewer or more stitches.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is almost reversible. It features an i-cord edging and can be grafted or joined using a 3-needle bind off. The cable uses an odd number of stitches and is placed off center.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Night sky is a simple hat with a feminine eyelet detail. Size can easily be adjusted by using smaller or larger needles. If using recommended yarn, you can get two hats from one skein.
Knitting: Bag - Other
I designed this small pouch to hold the second tooth my daughter lost. She said she needed a new one and picked yarn from my bag with remnants. The yarn is an alpaca, wool and angora blend in a red shade; so it was just right to add some hearts to the design since little girls love them. The gauge is not important, but if you intend to use the ...
Knitting: Child Doll (American Girl, Sasha, etc)
My daughter Enya has been asking for knitted clothes for her dolls, mostly for Isabella. After learning Susie Myers’s contiguous method (SusieM in Ravelry), I decided I should design a cardigan for a doll before I tried one for me. I got my inspiration from Trina by Hilary Smith Callis, which has an “A” line body and ¾ bell sleeves. The cardi f...
Knitting: Billed Hat
An easy newsboy cap knit from bottom up with brim picked up afterwards. The hat is supposed to cover the ears, but if you want a smaller hat, you can start decreases a little earlier. The basketweave st is intended to be loose so as not to ruin a nice hairdo/curly hair, but if you prefer a hat that sits a bit tighter, please do use smaller need...