Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
An easy way to get started with stranded colourwork: this hat is designed specifically as a skill-builder. The stitch patterns are easy to work and easy to remember, and the small pattern repeats help you keep your tension nice and even. As long as you know how to work in the round, you’re good to go!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
For those times when you regret not buying another skein… an engaging but quick-to-knit lace kerchief, using a surprisingly small quantity of yarn. Ideal for leftovers or those small skeins at the bottom of your stash. Suitable for knitters with some lace knitting experience.
Based on a well-loved baby bonnet that had been stored in the treasure chest of a soon-to-be first-time grandmother. Her daughters had both worn the bonnet, and she had been hoping that her first grandchild would wear it, too. Sadly, the moths had other plans, and I worked with her to recreate the pattern.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I love variegated yarns, and I love complex stitchwork. But too colourful a yarn means that the stitchwork is obscured; too much patterning and you lose the effect of the colours. This sock design is a nice balance of the two – the stitchwork is strong enough to stand up to a coloured yarn, and yet still lets the colour show through…. allo...