Kino Knits

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 5 patterns

The Kino Knits E-Book is a collection of five hats in varied weights, all written for eight sizes from preemie to giant adult. Each hat pattern starts with the letter E. Hats will be released on a staggered basis. When you buy the collection, new patterns will automatically add to your Ravelry library on the following schedule:

eBook : 4 patterns

Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration.

eBook : 4 patterns

Two designers + two yarns… and inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently creates an accessory, then sends only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers use the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only limits are their creativity.

eBook : 4 patterns

Introducing Point/Counterpoint Volume 4! Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only limit is their creativity!

eBook : 4 patterns

Introducing Point/Counterpoint Volume 5! Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only limit is their creativity!

eBook : 3 patterns

The Chekhov Collection features three shawls, all designed for flexible weight/gauge and yardage:

eBook : 3 patterns

The Knitting on Safari Collection features three shawls, all designed for flexible weight/gauge and yardage:

eBook : 4 patterns

$1 from the sale of every The Safari Mittens Collection will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

eBook : 3 patterns

The Tolstoy Collection features three shawls:

eBook : 2 patterns

Through 11:59 PM EDT on Sunday, September 20, 2020: Use Ravelry coupon code ARCHES to get the collection for just $4.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Enunciate is the fifth and last hat in the Kino Knits E-Book collection, featuring five hats in eight sizes each. Hats were released on a staggered basis.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
The year 2020 has been epically horrible. What better way to commemorate it than with a Dumpster Fire 2020 holiday ornament? This design is knit in pieces and sewn together. The year “2020” is duplicate-stitched on the front according to a chart, but I have included charts for all 10 numbers so you can fill in your own personal horrible year. A...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Let me Elucidate: I love versatility. And with the Elucidate hat, it’s like you get two in one. Knit from the bottom up, this hat has a generous reversible cabled brim that transitions into lots of glorious, slouchy stockinette. However, if the day is extra brisk, the brim can be folded up for double thickness over the ears, converting the hat ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
As a knitter, I think the best projects are the ones that look super-complicated and impress non-knitters but which are actually super-easy to do. For this pattern, I wanted to explore alternating twisted rib with diagonal mesh… and when I swatched the simple two-row repeat, I was astounded at how it turned out. The intuitive pattern created fa...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I love stranded colorwork, and I love making the most of my yarn stash. The Undergraduate Hat pattern is based on a graphic design on a thank you note I received, of all things! It’s meant to pair with the Undergraduate Mittens, where the main color is switched. Doing so means you’ll get a coordinating accessories set from just two skeins of fi...
Knitting: Mittens
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I like patterns and repetition… but even more, I like to occasionally go off on a tangent and interrupt them in interesting ways. The Extemporize hat lets you riff off a simple idea: garter sections are interspersed with slipped stitch columns. But every once in a while, those staid and formal columns will dance wildly from side to side with ti...
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern was free on December 1, 2020, for the Kino Knits 2020 Advent sale. It is now 50% off through 11:59 PM EST on December 12, 2020 with coupon code ADVENT50. A different Kino Knits pattern will be available for free each day December 1-11, then on sale for 50% off through December 12. To find out the pattern of the day, follow @KinoKn...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
For the first hat in the Kino Knits E-Book collection, I’ve gone bold: bold in style, and bold in technique. A long gradient MC works its way up the hat in simple garter, while a dynamic panel showcases the gradient in arrows pointing up. Let’s Elevate your hat game and Elevate your skills: this hat is knit flat, back and forth, with stranded c...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Okay, I’ll admit it… I’ve been on a weird quest to design a pattern starting with every letter of the alphabet. X is one of my last challenges, so out came the old Scrabble dictionary, which defines Xeric as “(of an environment or habitat) containing little moisture; very dry; ‘xeric conditions.’” I love dry feet! If you do, too, you’ll enjoy t...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern was free on December 3, 2020, for the Kino Knits 2020 Advent sale. It is now 50% off through 11:59 PM EST on December 12, 2020 with coupon code ADVENT50. A different Kino Knits pattern will be available for free each day December 1-11, then on sale for 50% off through December 12. To find out the pattern of the day, follow @KinoKn...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Nairobi Adventures is part of The Knitting on Safari Collection, three shawls by Kino Knits. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors, respectively. All three shawls can be knit in any yarn weight/gauge and any yardage!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Zanzibar Waves is part of The Knitting on Safari Collection, three shawls by Kino Knits. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors, respectively. All three shawls can be knit in any yarn weight/gauge and any yardage!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Available as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 5. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only...
Knitting: Cowl
Available as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 5. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I’m thrilled to design again for the Lots of Socks KAL, which recognizes the beauty and uniqueness of individuals with Down Syndrome. For these socks, I chose some bright mini-skeins and arranged them in bold colorblocks. A main color stripe (an I-cord incorporated right into the socks) travels down the back of the leg, then splits around a Fle...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
My husband and I spent our 10th anniversary on different continents. I was in Kenya for work and we agreed that for our anniversary I would acquire a piece of art. An art gallery in Banana Hill outside Nairobi was featuring paintings by a Ugandan artist. I settled on one titled, “Rushing Home.” The name seemed appropriate, given our separation,...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I know this much is true: sometimes you just want a pretty pair of socks. Introducing Veracity, a sweet but not fussy pair of top-down socks. Though they feature a traditional heel flap and gusset, these socks dance the line between traditional and bold, nostalgic and modern.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Get both the Tesla Slept Here Hat and Tesla Slept Here Cowl for just $9 when you purchase them together - no coupon code needed.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern was free on December 2, 2020, for the Kino Knits 2020 Advent sale. It is now 50% off through 11:59 PM EST on December 12, 2020 with coupon code ADVENT50. A different Kino Knits pattern will be available for free each day December 1-11, then on sale for 50% off through December 12. To find out the pattern of the day, follow @KinoKn...
Knitting: Boot Cuffs / Toppers
Boot toppers are a cute accessory – but it’s not as if anyone needs them to stay warm. When knitting something completely frivolous, why not at least make it versatile? These boot toppers do quadruple duty. Because they are completely reversible (despite being cabled), you can wear them straight up or fold them over the top of your boot. Becaus...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Three Sisters shawl is part of The Chekhov Collection, three shawls by Kino Knits. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors, respectively. All three shawls are asymmetrical triangles that are flexible; they can be knit in any yarn weight/gauge and any yardage!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In case you missed it (ICYMI)… Kino Knits and The Knitting Boutique are excited to bring you another MKAL, this time for a three-color shawl designed for The Knitting Boutique’s Severn DK yarn, a unique blend of Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) fiber and silk. The shawl includes easy lace and stripes, so choose yarns that offer some contrast for the ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Questions and Answers shawl is part of The Chekhov Collection, three shawls by Kino Knits. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors, respectively. All three shawls are asymmetrical triangles that are flexible; they can be knit in any yarn weight/gauge and any yardage!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Chayka shawl is part of The Chekhov Collection, three shawls by Kino Knits. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors, respectively. All three shawls are asymmetrical triangles that are flexible; they can be knit in any yarn weight/gauge and any yardage!
Knitting: Cowl
Get both Hon Worsted and the original Hon Cowl for just $7 - no coupon code needed. Already bought the Hon Cowl? Get Hon Worsted for just $1! No coupon code needed. This will not apply to patterns downloaded for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sometimes a pattern comes to my mind fully formed. That was the case with this easy colorwork hat. I wanted to use leftovers from previous projects, and I wanted to see large standing stone structures, such as Stonehenge, dancing around my hat. I got so excited about the various possible color combinations that I want to million of them! And si...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In what can seem like a politicized black-and-white world, it turns out there’s often a lot of gray. I had a vision of this shawl years ago. I’d lived in multiple countries where negotiating skills were key for navigating the local markets. Two sides start out diametrically opposed, and they gradually bend and flex until they come to a middle g...
Knitting: Mittens
$1 from the sale of every The Safari Mittens Collection will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Knitting: Mittens
$1 from the sale of every The Safari Mittens Collection will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Knitting: Mittens
$1 from the sale of every The Safari Mittens Collection will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Knitting: Mittens
$1 from the sale of every The Safari Mittens Collection will go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Also available as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 4. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The ...
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Also available as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 4. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
When I was invited to design an advanced sock pattern for the Yarn Crush box subscription, my fingers started itching to create cables. I sketched these out while visiting a place from my childhood: Jordan Street. With ropes and braids and asymmetrical elements (let no part of the sock remain stockinette!), these socks are a reminder that life’...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Three Questions shawl is the third in The Tolstoy Collection. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors and will feature large sections of garter while interspersing different textures, shapes, or color play.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The War and Peace shawl is the second shawl in The Tolstoy Collection. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors and will feature large sections of garter while interspersing different textures, shapes, or color play.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Anna Karenina shawl is part of The Tolstoy Collection, three shawls by Kino Knits. These shawls showcase one, two, and three colors, respectively. All three shawls feature large sections of garter while interspersing different textures, shapes, or color play.
Knitting: Cowl
Get both the Hon Cowl and Hon Worsted for just $7 - no coupon code needed. Already bought Hon Worsted? Get Hon Cowl for just $1! No coupon code needed. This will not apply to patterns downloaded for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Coffee? Tea? It doesn’t matter with the A Nice Cuppa set. Knit in the round in one piece with no seaming, this sweet cup and pot can be lightly stuffed with polyfill, leftover yarn scraps, or dried herbs and can hang by their handles as ornaments or function as sachets. Choose your favorite stranded colorwork chart from among four options or de...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Included as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 3. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only l...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Cowl
To get this pattern for FREE, sign up for the Kino Knits newsletter here and receive a 100% discount code to apply at checkout.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Love shawls with flexible yardage requirements? Check out The Tolstoy Collection, The Chekhov Collection, and Carrick Bend Shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Kino Knits and The Knitting Boutique are excited to bring you their first MKAL, a single-skein shawl designed for The Knitting Boutique’s Severn Fingering yarn, a unique blend of Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) fiber and silk, or The Knitting Boutique’s Anacostia Fingering yarn, a bouncy merino. Choose a solid or semi-solid for best results.
Knitting: Pullover
I love classic, squishy sweaters on children – but it can be hard to find on that looks equally great on boys and girls. Caius is a raglan sweater knit in the round from the bottom up and features a dynamic center panel that looks great in a variety of yarns. Caius is designed for the littlest littles up to age 6 and has a wide neck opening so ...
Knitting: Cowl
Sold as part of the Point/Counterpoint, Volume 2, collection. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a se...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sold as part of the Point/Counterpoint, Volume 2, collection. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a se...
Knitting: Cowl
Everyone loves a great self-striping yarn – but sometimes you want more than plain stockinette! Enter the Glorien cowl – a light sport-weight cowl perfect for cool Fall or chilly Spring days. Glorien’s slipped-stitch and subtle cable pattern manages to both interrupt AND preserve self-striping yarn. Choose a yarn with fatter stripes, such as Be...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Also available as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 1. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The ...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Included as part of Point/Counterpoint Volume 1. Two designers + two yarns = inspiration through collaboration. Each designer independently created an accessory, then sent only a photo of the finished object to the other. In response, the designers used the same yarn to create a new accessory inspired by the first, thus making a set. The only l...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Animal Toy
Got a little bit of leftover yarn? We all do! Why not turn it into a cheery wee fishie to decorate your Christmas tree, a wrapped present, or a cabinet knob? Knit in the round from the tail to the nose with NO SEAMING, this fish can be knit in just about any yarn scraps of any weight that you have lying around. Just 20 yards will do the trick.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Maribou stork is about the ugliest bird I can imagine, with a warty pink face. However, even at about 3 feet tall, they manage to delicately perch on the tops of narrow street lights and fly in majestic arcs through the sky. Though I hate driving through downtown Nairobi, I love one stretch of the main road because the Maribou storks have c...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I created this slightly slouchy hat for my stepdad, an elementary school principal who greets the carpool line on chilly mornings. As attractive inside-out as right-side-out, it’s also the perfect unisex grab-and-go hat for harried parents whose morning cup of coffee hasn’t kicked in yet. The hat is knit top-down in the round and can be easily ...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
When there’s a red sky in the morning, slip on this cozy reversible cowl to brave the blustery weather. The Sailor’s Warning cowl is reminiscent of a bright sunrise and features reversible cabled rope rigging. Cowls are knit flat and seamed, or the pattern can be knit as a scarf with additional skeins.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
The “Sweet Faux Hawk” baby blanket is based on the classic mitred square, but there are a few things that make it unique. One is the chain ridge running up the center of each garter mitred square (the faux hawk). The other is that the squares are oriented diagonally, but the blanket is still square, thanks to filling in the edges with triangles...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is also available for purchase from Knit Picks.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks