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eBook : 3 patterns

Autumn Essentials 2014: Woodlands is a mini collection of three patterns offering you a set of perfect wardrobe classics to knit this Autumn.

eBook : 3 patterns

Flatland: Adventures in Geometry is a collection of accessories. Inspired by both geometry and a Victorian science fiction novel; these three patterns use 2D structures within 3D wearable objects by means of stitch patterns and clever shaping.

eBook : 6 patterns

The Cabled Hat Collection consists of six cabled hat designs in a mix of styles. All of these designs feature cables that are set on a Stocking stitch background, with cables being part of the fabric and creating a subtle, fluent texture.

eBook : 3 patterns

Autumn Essentials is a periodical celebrating autumn accessories’ knitting published by Katya Frankel.

eBook : 6 patterns

The Textured hat collection is a bundle of 6 hat designs in a variety of styles all utilising knit and purl stitches.

eBook : 7 patterns

The Yarn Play is a collection of 7 patterns, inspired by Autumn, school times and yarn play. Here you’ll get comfortable, seamless knits that are easy to wear and fun to knit, all showcasing a range of stunning yarns from Malabrigo.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Twegen is a hat and fingerless mitten set. Its doughnut segments flow in and out of one another, creating a continuous web on the stocking stitch ground. The hat’s crown flows effortlessly from the main stitch pattern below, bringing the contrast colour to converge at a point.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Double Dutch is worked from the top down as a crescent. It starts gently, easing you into the swing of increases that set the pace; after the centre part is completed, the contrasting colour is joined in for the mosaic portion, and finally the shawl is finished with a band of garter stitch, allowing you to catch your breath after a little bit of...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Worked in a cosy DK-weight Wensleydale, Smoke and Mirrors is not what it seems at first sight. The deceptively simple patterning is created using a form of mosaic knitting, in which just one colour is used in each round – the colourwork illusion results from alternating knitted and slipped stitches, as for a standard heel flap. The only differen...
Knitting: Tee
The top is worked in seamlessly in the round from the collar down, with raglan yoke and polka dot sleeves. The yoke is divided for the sleeves and body at the underarm, to be knitted in the round toward the hem and cuffs. No finishing is required apart from weaving in ends.
Knitting: Tee
Lace knitting is great for summer – not only can you create beautiful stitch pattern using simple techniques, but the holes allow the air to flow through, so you won’t overheat and can concentrate on looking stylish instead!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A chain of large eyelets along the spine of this shawl both shapes it and creates a spectacular detail on the smooth stockinette ground. The shawl is trimmed with a band of wave stitch that softens the bold design.
Knitting: Cardigan
Eleanor on Holiday is a stylish seamless raglan cardigan, knitted from the collar down. It begins with a lace rectangle, forming the back of its neck, and is then shaped with simple increases to create a raglan yoke. The lace panels, adorning its front, are worked simultaneously with the body. The top sizes also feature some waist shaping for a ...
Knitting: Cardigan
The cardigan is worked seamlessly from the collar down. Its yoke begins with an i-cord and is shaped with simple increases. Once the sleeves and body are completed, the buttonhole band is worked in a contrasting colour i-cord.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Pullover
Cotswold is worked in the round from hem to the armholes, where the sleeves are joined with the body for the raglan yoke. Short rows are used to add length to the lower centre back, and the yoke is worked back and forth to raise the back neck of the sweater. The pattern is knitted in Malabrigo Worsted, a soft single-ply yarn, which knits up fast...
Knitting: Cowl
Eyelets and yarn overs are the first thing to spring to mind whenever we think of lace stitch patterns. Lace motifs open up fabric giving it an instant feel of drama. FOLIOLE began as a leaf-lace cowl, but after working a couple of repeats I felt the fabric was asking for some texture as well. Here, I have replaced half a leaf with a cable, to g...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
SIDEREAL is knitted in one piece from the top down. Tiny diamonds grow symmetrically off the spine of the shawl on the mesh ground. The main body is framed with a wide band of garter that beautifully offsets the negative space and highlights its delicate gauzy fabric.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Jagger begins with the gauzy border adorned with large diamonds from which the stitches are picked up for the centre section of the shawlette.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These gansey-inspired socks are worked from the cuff down, beginning with a rib that slowly transitions into the knit and purl diamond pattern at the cuff. The remainder of the sock is worked in stocking stitch with a round toe that complements the traditional feel of the stitch pattern.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Worked from the cuff-­up with integrated thumbs, the TANGENT mitts play with the idea of angles and curves. Columns emerge from the twisted rib and curve around the thumb before being folded back into the top rib. Meanwhile the back of the hand is worked on the bias to the rest of the mitt.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
VECTOR is a hat pattern that plays with shape and form. The diamond stitch pattern is peppered across a ribbed hat and flows seamlessly from the brim and into the crown shaping. The hat comes with an optional pompom, adding another shape to the fun design.
Knitting: Cowl
TESSERACT is a textured cowl which can be worn multiple ways. You can either opt to wear it as a reversible loop or fold it over twice for extra warmth/texture. The chunky yarn adds an extra dimension to the easy garter stitch and lace pattern, framed by ribbing.
Knitting: Cup / Mug
These garter stitch cups are worked flat, section by section, in a log cabin fashion. When the piece is finished, the first row and the last row are joined together with kitchener stitch that creates smooth, perfectly seamless fabric.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Using soft, fine mohair, the Tracery shawl begins with the lace border from which the stitches are picked up for the centre section of the shawl. The centre triangle is knitted from the border towards the neck, which means that the rows diminish in length as you knit on, leaving you with only a few stitches to graft together when the shawl is co...
Knitting: Cowl
Worked in the round from the bottom up with basket weave cables set on the stocking stitch ground, this cowl is shaped towards the top end to ensure a comfortable fit around the shoulders. It is worked using Manos Serena, a light sport weight yarn, held double. Substitute with any fingering yarn held double, or any Worsted weight held single, th...
Knitting: Cowl
Get to grips with cable charts with the help of this stylish cowl pattern.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Men’s sock pattern with a finished measurement of
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Numinous shawl is worked from the top down as a traditional triangle; to shape it stitches are increased at either edge of the shawl body and centre spine on every Right Side row. After the shawl is completed, the lace edging is worked perpendicularly to its body.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Astra is knit in the round using a knit and purl stitch pattern that gradually transitions into a star-shaped crown. It is worked with a light 4ply yarn and is suitable for an advanced beginner.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Using an intuitive and easy all-over cable pattern, the Shawgrove mitts are great at keeping chilly winds at bay. The cables grow organically from the ribbing before they wind across the hand imitating structures found in tree bark. Shawgrove are knitted in the round using one skein of worsted-weight yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Barn Elms hat was inspired by a row of trees dappled by autumnal sunshine – something that is recreated beautifully by the use of a kettle-dyed yarn – whilst the crown shaping is reminiscent of tree rings. It is a unisex hat that makes a great travel project and is also suitable for advanced beginners.
Knitting: Cowl
Puzzlewood is perfect for that Monday morning rush. Its quirky and clever take traditional cabling is upside-down reversible which means you don’t have to worry about putting it on the right way! Taking its inspiration from walks through ancient woodlands, it is knitted in the round using worsted-weight yarn.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern was originally available through Magpielly sock club.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Catnip is a lacey drapy hat with its pattern transitioning smoothly into the crown. Lace patterns worked on their own tend to open up the fabric in a beautiful way, here cables bring the width of the repeat together a little to compensate for the airiness.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Twisted stitches look incredibly elegant popping off the purled background and are most common in Austrian cabled patterns, which inspired this hat. Worked from the brim up with verticals growing organically into the main body and further into the domes of the crown.
Knitting: Pullover
From The Knitter: ‘Little boys often prefer simple shapes and muted colours. In this lovely design Katya Frankel has fulfilled those first two wishes, but also made the knitting interesting, thanks to seamless construction and charming cables. The yarn is Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester Aran, a single-breed pure wool which comes in 16 co...
Knitting: Cardigan
Lil Tamzin is worked from the top down in one piece, absolutely seamlessly using 4-ply / fingering weight yarn. The yoke is knit in Stocking/stockinette stitch and then a simple textured stitch is used for the main body.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Using soft mohair to knit geometrical shapes, the Rivelin scarf is an intuitive and ingenious project. Both ends of the scarf feature a beautiful lacy diamond pattern, whilst its body is knitted on the bias. The length of the scarf is customisable allowing the knitter to maximise yardage.
Knitting: Cardigan
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cove Bay is knitted in one piece top-down. Its centre spine wanders gently across the stocking stitch ground before growing organically into the beautiful lacy edging motif.
Knitting: Cardigan
Petit Pois is a classic seamless cardigan worked in one piece from the top down featuring raglan sleeves, waist shaping and mock cable trims. Its front neck is lowered with short rows for comfortable wearing. The sleeves are worked in the round and the front bands are knitted on after the body of the cardigan is finished.
Knitting: Cowl
Grab a skein of your favourite heavy Aran or a Chunky weight yarn and circular needles to make this cosy cowl.
Knitting: Pullover
Faux seams and a deep cowl neck tailor a clean pullover sweater.
Knitting: Cardigan
A sweet raglan cardigan is finished with a medallion lace edging. Laceweight yarn adds a delicate touch.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These mitts are knit in the round using a round DK weight singles yarn. The pattern features Stocking stitch, thumb gussets and a narrow cable running along the back of the hand that is trimmed with garter stitch on either side.
Knitting: Pullover
A sweet blouse is nipped in with cables at the collar and cuffs. Pullover is worked in the round from the top down with a combination of a circular yoke and a raglan and short-row shaping.
Knitting: Cowl
Careen is a seamless cowl worked in a light and airy DK weight Artesano BFL. The cowl is knitted in the round with large twisted cables that create a plush cosy fabric to keep you nice and warm through the winter months.
Knitting: Cowl
This cosy double-sided cowl is quick to knit using a bouncy Aran weight yarn. Dimples is a seamless design, worked in the round with a fun cable pattern that creates a superb double-sided fabric.
Knitting: Cowl
The Ambrosia cowl is worked in the round as a seamless tube. The two textures of its body are connected on the diagonal with a slipped stitch chain worked as a simple one by two cable.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Brazel hat is a traditional beret worked in the round from the brim and up. It features a lace and bobble panel which continues partway into the crown. It is a timeless, feminine design with a contemporary twist.
Knitting: Vest
The Locus Vest is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Waterspout beret is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Apple River Shawl is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Cardigan
The Prim Cardigan is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Cowl
The Causal Nexus cowl is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Hinged beanie is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Pullover
The Cherrystone sweater is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.
Knitting: Tee
The top is worked from the bottom up in two parts. Its short sleeves are worked seamlessly with the body. The collar is knitted on after the side and shoulder seams have been joined.
Knitting: Cardigan
Just in time for summer!
Knitting: Vest
ERRATA: ‘Shape shoulders and back neck’ secion should read:
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Worked from the bottom up seamlessly up to the armholes. The body is then divided into front and back and finished by working flat with. The collar is added once the neckline and shoulder shaping have been completed.
Knitting: Cardigan
Worked from the bottom up seamlessly, Gemini knits up quickly using a lofty Worsted weight yarn. Lanaloft is a soft, plump singles yarn that lends fabric a muted feel, yet showcases garter texture beautifully.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A lightweight beret with diamond lace pattern set against Stocking stitch ground. The beret is worked in the round from the brim up with diamonds continuing part way up into the crown shaping.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
DIFFICULTY Intermediate – knit, purl, yarn overs, working in the round, simple increases and decreases and finishing.
Knitting: Headband
A chevron headband worked using a light DK weight yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Chesnok is a lightweight roomy beanie with a little slouch worked in herringbone stitch pattern that would be perfect for showcasing semi-variegated yarns. The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Greengage is a lightweight slouchy beanie with a gently gathered crown. It is worked in the round from the bottom up with a seed stitch diamond pattern set on the stocking stitch ground.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Jewel Floats is worked in the round from the bottom up. The pattern is achieved by slipping stitches to create floats on the Stocking stitch ground and is perfect for showing off variegated yarns.
Knitting: Tee
Heidi is knit seamlessly in the round from the top down. This worsted weight summer top features a gathered round yoke, pleated sleeves and moss stitch trims.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Polka dot shawl is shaped through evenly spaced increases that, simultaneously, create the polka dot pattern. After the shawl is finished the toothed garter edge is worked on to the rounded edge of the shawl.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Worked from the cuff down in a fine Fingering weight yarn, Trellis feature cables settled on the Stocking stitch background.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Dash features a knit and purl pattern that continues all the way into the crown. Great for semi-variegated yarns.
Knitting: Cardigan
Ambrosia is knit seamlessly from the top down with dart-like waist shaping that is further accentuated with ribbing. Cardigan fronts are trimmed with cables for stability and the neckline is finished with an I-cord for a clean, elegant look.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knit in a lightweight alpaca, this little beret is perfect for those interim seasons, when the spring’s just behind the corner yet it’s still too chilly to flaunt your sun dresses. Finer DK yarns would suit this project best.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Worked from the brim up Tilted Slouch is knitted in a simple knit and purl combination that creates an interesting effect.
Knitting: Tee
Inspired by the look of Eastern European peasant blouses with their simple elegance and beautiful silhouettes, this tee is an adult version of its younger sister Llani and is sized from 30 to 52 finished chest circumference with 2 inch increments.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A beanie style hat, knitted from brim up in reversed stocking stitch with a large cable motif on its side. This hat is finished with pleats at the base of the crown shaping that create a soft gathered finish.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Romy is knit in the round from the bottom up using a cable pattern throughout.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
To fit head circumference 18 (20, 22, 24) in / 46 (51, 56, 61) cm.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Greta is a classy hat that will add a bit of zing to any wardrobe. Inspired by one of the hats that Greta Garbo wore in Mata Hari in the 1930’s, it knits up quickly using aran or worsted weight yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A versatile roomy beanie that can also be worn as a slouchy hat with all over cable pattern in Aran weight yarn.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Brielle is a cabled sock pattern; it includes directions for both circular and double pointed needles and the cables are both charted and have written instruction for your convenience.
Knitting: Pullover
This elegant and straightforward sweater knits up quickly from bottom up in Aran or Worsted weight yarns. The raglan construction features decreases at different rate to get more of a fitted feel. Short rows are used to shape a scoop neck and to lift the back of the neck at the same time.
Knitting: Tee
Inspired by the look of Eastern European peasant blouses
Knitting: Tee
SKILL LEVEL
Knitting: Tee
Chic, stylish and simple, this classic tank top is bound to become any little girl’s favourite tee. It is knitted in the round from the bottom up with some simple shaping along the sides and an intricate cable detail across the chest. The straps are knitted on after the top is finished.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Would you like a nice cup of tea and a sit down? One of the most individual designs of tea cosy, this strawberry themed pot cover is sure to be a talking point at any tea party. The design suggests both a feeling of warmth and intimacy as well as light humour.
Knitting: Tee
ERRATA: Collar: With RS facing pick up and knit approximately 80 (84, 88, 92, 96) sts.
Knitting: Vest
Chic and stylish, this simple vest is great to wear for both a tailored, smart look over a shirt or with a relaxed fit blouse for a casual, laid back look.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
SKILL LEVEL
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knit in a round with DK weight yarn using a simple stitch pattern that creates great texture of those perfect looking gathers around the wrists. The pattern is written in two sizes to fit women’s s/m and m/l, shown in a larger size with about 1 inch of negative ease.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Kyla is a slouchy cabled beret, knit in the round from the bottom up in a soft UK Alpaca yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is knit in a round using lace pattern all the way through. Depending on the softness of the yarn it might benefit from lining to prevent rolling.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Madyson is worked in the round from the brim up, using a simple knit and purl stitch pattern that creates equally great texture on both Right and Wrong sides of the knitting. Crown shaping is incorporated into the stitch pattern allowing it to continue to the top.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Urbane is knit in a round from bottom up using cable pattern all the way through.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
These socks are knitted from toe up in a round with lots of cabling all the way up. The pattern uses Figure of 8 Cast On, gusset increases, cabling. Suggested Bind Off method is a Sewn Bind Off. Simple written instructions for Cast on and Bind off are included.
Knitting: Cardigan
Tamzin is your perfect summer cardigan. It is worked from top down in one piece. The yoke is knit in stocking stitch and then combination stitch used for the main body. No finishing is required apart from weaving in the ends and sewing on the buttons. It is worked in dk weight silk which can be substituted with silk blends and possibly viscose a...
Knitting: Dress
Adorable dress which combines knitting and sewing techniques. Adding the fabric skirt requires only simple sewing skills.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Cardigan
Combining simple silhouette with elegant looks this cardi will look fabulous on any type of figure.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Slip Cable Hat is worked in a round from the brim up. The crown decreases flow naturally from the slip stitch cable columns of the hat’s body and create a flower shape at the top of the hat. Made using a springy Worsted weight yarn, this unisex hat is a quick knit and is suitable for an advanced beginner.