eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 3 patterns

’A Southern Summer’ was a pattern club designed with the Southern Hemisphere 2011/2012 summer in mind.

eBook : 2 patterns

The Button Lovers ebook is a discounted package featuring 2 patterns by Kelly Brooker, perfect for showcasing special buttons.

eBook : 3 patterns

’Matariki’ was a pattern club designed with the Southern Hemisphere 2012 winter in mind.

eBook : 4 patterns

The Parisian Icons ebook is a discounted package featuring 4 accessory patterns by Kelly Brooker.

eBook : 3 patterns

Old fashioned charm never goes out of style.

eBook : 4 patterns

Old fashioned charm never goes out of style.

eBook : 2 patterns

The Sprinkled eBook is a discounted package featuring 3 patterns by Kelly Brooker.

eBook : 2 patterns

The Tamariki e-book features 2 companion/sibling patterns, Tama and Hine.

eBook : 3 patterns

The Two Sides eBook is a discounted package featuring 3 accessory patterns by Kelly Brooker.

eBook : 2 patterns

The Vertebrae ebook contains both the Baby Vertebrae and Kiddy Vertebrae patterns.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Bold, yet simple graphic designs will always have a place alongside more intricate and complex pieces. I try to ensure that I use up every last scrap of my yarns; this hat pattern is a way to combine 2 remnants together, to get a striking, modern result.
Knitting: Tee
Old fashioned charm never goes out of style.
Knitting: Tee
Old fashioned charm never goes out of style.
Knitting: Tee
Old fashioned charm never goes out of style.
Knitting: Vest
Variegated yarns are so eye catching; vibrant contrasting colours instantly draw the eye. Unfortunately they can be a little tricky to use in projects when the end result desired is a modern, clean classic. Sprinkling utilises wee sprinkles of variegation to achieve this.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
After knitting a large project, you may be left with a tidbit; a delicious wee morsel that needs savouring! Combine 2 of these little treats to create a cute wee hat for a newborn babe.
Knitting: Cardigan
100s & 1000s are highlights of a childhood growing up in New Zealand. The wee colourful balls are sprinkled all over sweet treats, and invoke excitement in kids, countrywide.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
It’s human nature to attempt to master particular skills. In photography, manually operating the aperture is on the path to basic mastery. In knitting, beginner knitters often say using 4ply/fingering yarn, and working basic lace are on their wish lists. This pattern is deceptively simple; a great way to create something that looks harder than i...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I’m a big lover of variegated yarn, but sometimes it can be challenging to use it for members of your entire family.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A wee speck of bright, on a solid coloured hat! Just the thing, for a wee speck of a newborn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
It is traditional to have a hat with a brim, and more modern to move straight into the patterning of the body.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Double dipping is having the best of both worlds.
Knitting: Cowl
Hands up – who collects single skeins of beautiful yarns?
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
No-one likes to throw away those wee remnants, but what to do with them? Nugget is designed to use up your teeny tiny nuggets of leftover yarn!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
2014 is the Chinese year of the Horse –the Seventh sign of the zodiac.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
As much as a fully reversible hat appeals in concept, the actual knitting of such a piece is not so much fun.
Knitting: Cowl
I have one side that I like to show certain people - my boss, my inlaws, my bank manager, and the policeman I drive past each morning.
Knitting: Tee
Your papa and your mama gave you a unique combination of their DNA. You are a composite of their genetic input.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Throughout our lives we may be fortunate enough to meet women kindred to ourselves. They may not necessarily be true blood family, but their beliefs and actions align themselves with ours.
Knitting: Cardigan
My friend Emma came to me lamenting the lack of stylish fingering weight, gender neutral baby cardigans available at the moment.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
To receive an unexpected gift is such a blessing; whether it be a large pricey item, or a small invaluable token, the feeling that is invoked upon receipt is sheer delight.
Knitting: Cowl
Nuzzle is a lightweight cowl that will gently cuddle against your neck – perfect for Autumn and Spring wear.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Helen is a long time knitting friend of mine.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Eiffel Tower is a worldwide icon of France.
Knitting: Cowl
When La Tour Eiffel was constructed in 1889, I imagine the architect hoped it might one day become a recognisable landmark.
Knitting: Cowl
Mykiss is a sibling pattern to Rainbow Trout – they both feature the same stitch pattern representative of fish scales
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
National Pride is a pattern designed to allow you to show allegiance to your wonderful country, in a subtle and modern manner.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The River Seine winds for 776km from Northeast France, to the English channel on the Western coast of France.
Knitting: Scarf
As La Seine passes through the city of Paris, it is traversed by no fewer than thirty seven bridges (trente-sept ponts).
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Aroha is a pattern inspired by a talented New Zealander dyer.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is a species of freshwater fish, introduced to New Zealand waterways in the 1800’s.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Woodcutter’s Baby hat is a pattern designed to compliment the After Hours Woodcutter vest.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When delightful new yarn turns up in the mail, I want to cast it on straight away to see how it knits up. The perfect item to do this with is a hat – one which sees you knit from the crown down, so the colour of the yarn is readily apparent.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Spring time in New Zealand comes with beautiful sunny days, however a biting wind still makes it’s presence felt.
Knitting: Pullover
The Kea (Nestor notabilis), is an endangered native New Zealand parrot.
Knitting: Vest
After a hard day walking the woods and felling lumber, the woodcutter is in need of a little rest and relaxation!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Baby Sunshine is a half circle blanket, constructed from the top down.
Knitting: Cardigan
Mama vertebrae is a casual frontless cardy to keep your back and arms warm.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The tale of Little Red Riding Hood was first published in the late 17th century. At the time it would have seemed perfectly normal for women and girls to wear hooded capes, for warmth and protection from the elements.
Knitting: Pullover
As we grew up, my cousins and I spent every school holidays at our grandparents house, on a giant dairy farm.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
My early years were spent in Northland, where the people are tough and unpretentious. We lived on a large dairy farm, and getting up early to milk a herd of 300 dairy cows required a good warm potae! Most mornings while travelling to the cowshed we would come across wee possums (an introduced pest in NZ) whom had met their fate under the wheels ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
My early years were spent in Northland, where the people are tough and unpretentious. A ‘flashy new car’ in this part of the world is a ute……even more admired if it comes pre-muddied from driving along the unsealed gravel roads!
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Lady Cornwall is the adult interpretation of the Cornwall Park Shrug
Knitting: Vest
The vest (or sleeveless cardy) is knit bottom up. The body of the knit is full (no little round bellies poking out between the fronts!), and the vest is closed with either a single button or ribbon inserted through an eyelet row (or both).
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
The sunhat is knit utilising the top down raglan shaping method. This pattern features lace, which is both charted and in written format.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Mangere Bridge Beanie was a wee surprise offered to members of the ’A Southern Summer’ pattern club.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
The shrug is seamlessly knit utilising the top down raglan shaping method. This pattern is written in full lace, which is both charted and in written format.
Knitting: Cardigan
Kiddy Vertebrae is an open fronted cardy to keep your little girl’s back and arms warm.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
Wahine is a top down, seamless knit with delicate short lace sleeves.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Baby Vertebrae is a frontless cardy to keep your little one’s back and arms warm.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Little Scapulae is a cute wee shrug to keep your little girl’s upper back warm.
Knitting: Cardigan
newborn vertebrae is a frontless cardy to keep your little one’s back and arms warm.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee, Vest
HINE - the beautiful sister pattern to TAMA
Knitting: Cardigan
The All Seasons Cardy is a top down, seamless lacy knit for toddlers and young girls.
Knitting: Pullover
What a wonderous sight to see the wand duel that ensued between our favourite boy wizard and his evil nemesis.
Knitting: Tee
HINE is a girl - the beautiful sister pattern to TAMA
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Outdoors, beneath a solstice sky…..a wee girl feels the whisper of cool breeze.
Knitting: Pullover
TAMA - a classic raglan sweater with clean lines, and a focal buttonband running along the raglan increase.
Knitting: Pullover
TAMA…is a boy - a classic raglan sweater with clean sharp lines, and a focal buttonband running along the raglan increase.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Beyond Puerperium is a very simply styled cardigan, with a focal buttonband running along the raglan shaping line.
Knitting: Cardigan
Autumn can be a tricky time for dressing!
Knitting: Cardigan
Puerperium is a very simply styled cardy, designed to be easy for new parents to dress their babe in the puerperium period (6 weeks post birth).
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Naked is a dishcloth pattern utilising the faggotted lace stitch to create a cloth with excellent grip, while still being gentle on yarn consumption.
Knitting: Dress
The March Sisters: Amy Pinafore
Knitting: Dress
The March Sisters: Beth Pinafore
Knitting: Dress
The March Sisters: Meg Pinafore
Knitting: Dress
The March Sisters: Jo Pinafore
Knitting: Doll Clothes
Pinny for a Dolly is a set of 4 dinky wee pinnys to fit the anatomically correct dolls many toddlers have.
Knitting: Pants
Lewis Carroll shared with us the surrealism and nonsense that Alice found on the other side of the mirror in “Through the Looking Glass”.
Knitting: Soakers
Vanilla is a soaker designed to be very simple.
Knitting: Cardigan, Baby Blanket
This blanket/cardy is knit from the outside in, starting on a long circular needle and finishing up using magic loop/DPNs.