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eBook : 11 patterns

Hats, cowls and fingerless gloves join forces forming Dynamic Duos and Terrific Trios. They Simply Go Better Together!

eBook : 6 patterns

It’s A Wrap is a collection of 6 knitted bracelets designed with stash-busting in mind. Each bracelet knits up quickly using up even the smallest bits of left-over sock yarn and they are a great way to showcase a favorite button or even an orphaned earring! Loose your imagination and get your bling on!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This fully-reversible brioche cap knits up beautifully in starkly contrasting colors.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the view from my office window, “For the Trees” depicts the
Knitting: Pullover
Simple shaping and bottom-up construction make this knitted tee a quick, no-fuss project! Fitted at the waist with plenty of ease added to the top for a finished piece that is sure to flatter.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Take a walk on the Dark side with this cap! Fair Isle construction featuring the Galactic Empire emblem along side the Death Star set against a background of stars. This cap will have Star Wars fans flipping their lids!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Worked in the round from the bottom-up this cap features the Viking Runes (symbols) for Good Luck, Success, Spiritual Strength and Health & Vitality.
Knitting: Bracelet
Looking for an 11th hour project? Equinox transforms minute amounts of leftover sock yarn into glittering bracelets!
Knitting: Stocking
Worked from the bottom-up this stocking cap features a two-color picot-edge brim and a bold lotus blossom motif.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the words of John Muir, Going Home was created with a day in the mountains in mind. Sized to fit Teens-Adults with a head circumference of 18-23” this Fair Isle cap knits up doubly warm and soft in Juniper Moon Farms Moonshine yarn.
Knitting: Cardigan
Simple and stylish, this cardigan features subtle shaping and a touch of
Knitting: Cowl
Wave-upon-wave of shimmering texture give this quick-to-knit cowl depth and interest, and with 2 lengths available, it gives variety to your styling options!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
2 Hearts (2 Versions)
Knitting: Dress
For the Tiny Dancer in your life: This whimsical, ruffled tutu is worked from the bottom-up in one piece and is sized to fit ages 0-36 months. Simple shaping and a bit of embellishing sends the “Cuteness Meter” of this garment over the top!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Designed to promote school pride, “Foxy!” would be a great introduction to Fair Isle knitting. Sizes included: Children - Adults with a head circumference of 16-24”. Personalize it with the wearer’s initial for an extra-special touch! (Full alphabet included)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Spring flowers finally emerge and we shake off the grey shades of winter--turning our faces towards the sun and our hearts to brighter days to come. “Helianthus” (meaning sunflower) pays homage to this time of year with its decidedly floral shape and lovely yellow color.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The perfect cap for the wanderer at heart!
Knitting: Pullover
Simple shaping and bottom-up construction make this knitted tee
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
More often than not, a piece that I’m designing will speak to me as I knit. Guided by a particular stitch pattern--the way the stitches twist or turn will call to mind a person or a place and this will become the patterns “name.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A subtle ruffled edge lends grace and movement to this shawl featuring Zen--a deeply color-drenched yarn, expertly dyed by Nerd Girl Yarns, which provides incomparable drape and shine to the finished piece.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Mostly Smooth, with a bit of rugged texture, this cap looks great inside and out--literally!
Knitting: Cowl
As a self-proclaimed yarnaholic, I often fall prey to beautiful yarns. Most of my friends know about my addiction and chalk it up as one of my “quirks”. My really good friends join me in my full-on fiber frenzies and introduce me to new yarn shops where new and exciting skeins leap into my bag while my will-power (and my money) desert me complet...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Designed to compliment the “Under The Influence” Cowl, this hat pattern was born as a direct result of my yarn addiction!
Knitting: Cup / Mug
Keep your coffee cozy-warm without losing your grip on your cup with this quick-to-knit project.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sized to fit children to adults, this hat is no slouch--when it comes to keeping you warm that is! Knit in super-soft, Fine Highland Wool, this unisex cap is sure to fit the bill!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rugged texture is set against a smooth, stockinette background in this top-down shawl. Stark, contrasting colors and a lovely, leafy edging make this a stand-out piece that you will want to knit (and wear) again and again!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Road Ahead: It’s not always straight, and it’s not always
Knitting: Tee
Simple, top-down construction and lightweight cotton/linen blend yarn give this tunic amazing drape while keeping you cool--making this the ideal, late-summer project. Loose construction and strategically placed spiral details draw the eye away from “trouble areas”.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Variegated color-shifts and complex texture combine to create this lovely top-down shawl which features a subtle,beaded edge that not only gives weight to the body, but brings the pattern to life!
Knitting: Scarf
Subtle lacework plays in the shadows of a landscape made up primarily of garter stitch.
Knitting: Scarf
Lutein (Loo-tein): A powerful phytonutrient found in kiwi fruit and other richly-colored fruits and vegetables, which is reputed to be a great benefit to the eyes.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simple shaping and a touch of texture give grace and movement to this crescent-shaped shawl made to showcase the beautiful hand-dyed yarns of Infinite Twist.
Knitting: Poncho
Lightweight yet warm, this simple and seamless poncho works up quickly and offers amazing drape and fantastic ease of movement.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Beautiful hand dyed yarn takes center stage in this simple yet sophisticated cap which features a highly textural stitch pattern designed to bring out the very best qualities of this yarn: Its amazing glow, softness and depth of color.
Knitting: Cowl
Beautiful hand dyed yarn takes center stage in this simple, seamless cowl which features a highly textural stitch pattern designed to bring out the very best qualities of this yarn: Its amazing glow, softness and depth of color.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knit in gorgeous, hand dyed yarn, these fingerless gloves work up quickly utilizing a simple, yet highly textural stitch pattern that is easily memorized. Goes perfectly with the We Are Shining Cowl and Cap!
Knitting: Bracelet
What can you make with a mere .2 ounces of scrap yarn? How about a beaded cuff? Danno cuff transforms tiny bits of leftover sock yarn into a glittering bracelet!
Knitting: Vest
Subtle, yet striking, a firebird takes center stage on this simple vest which is suitable for boys and girls.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Named for its lovely pine color reminiscent of the Pacific Northwest’s layered hills of lush fir trees.
Knitting: Hats - Other
This lightweight, lacy cap is the perfect all-weather accessory! Its softly curled brim and delicate lace stitching provide an airy femininity and a close (but not tight) fit. This would also make a great chemo-cap.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These lovely fingerless gloves are the perfect accessory for any occasion. Lightweight and feminine, they are the perfect “texting gloves”. They add just the right amount of warmth for those chilly classrooms and offices and pair nicely with the “A Touch of Lace Cap”.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A nice way to finish off the “Lakes End” pattern series: “Lakes End Fingerless Gloves” are the perfect cool-weather accessory.
Knitting: Bracelet
Tiny bits of leftover yarn, too beautiful to waste, find new life in this bracelet which pairs wandering cables with glittering beads and charms.
Knitting: Mittens
Keep It Simple… these cozy mittens are just what you need to keep your fingers toasty warm when the weather outside turns frightful.
Knitting: Cowl
Like its cousin: “Lakes End Cap”, this cowl was inspired by a recent camping trip. “Lakes End” pays tribute to the view from our canoe: deep, crystal-clear water and its enchanted depths filled with the rich color and texture of twisted tree roots.
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the “For Luck” tam, this matching cowl features the same cable-framed lucky, lacy horseshoes. Knit in a gorgeous merino/silk blend yarn, this cowl has amazing drape and texture--And here’s something even luckier: One skein of this scrumptious hand-dyed yarn will make both this cowl and its matching hat!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by a recent camping trip, “Lakes End” pays tribute to the view from our canoe: deep, crystal-clear water and its enchanted depths filled with the rich color and texture of twisted tree roots.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This striking shawl is made up of silvery hand dyed merino/tencel yarn and soft, sparkling mohair. The shawl’s shape gives movement and life to the finished piece while allowing it to sit square on your shoulders so that stays put--unaided by a pin.
Knitting: Cowl
Boost your team spirit with this beautiful cowl which is a great project to show off your school colors during those chilly game nights. Don’t have a favorite team? No problem! This cowl looks pretty darn good in a single color too!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit in gorgeous, hand dyed merino, yak & silk blend yarn, this shawl is light on weight, but heavy on style!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A quick little knit, this crescent-shaped shawl touts a little bit of
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Rustic and lightweight yarn comprised of cotton and linen
Knitting: Doll
Tiny and bright, these little pocket pixies are ready for an adventure!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Spring is calling! Holla’ back with these lovely, lacy socks.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inside-out/Right-side out…no matter how you turn it, this hat will have you flipping your lid!
Knitting: Cup / Mug
Keep your Cup O’ Jo from catching cold with this cute, quick-to-knit cozy. Knit from the bottom-up, this is a simple and eco-friendly project designed to keep your coffee warm, while keeping your hands cool.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Designed at the request of my daughter, who loves to wear tank tops--but isn’t allowed to at school. This cute little shoulder-warmer dresses up any tank or t-shirt--rendering the tank “legal” to the school systems!
Knitting: Scarf
Ethereal and whisper-soft, the subtle lace and delicate ruffles in this scarf bring to mind a mermaids tail. Romantic and light--it would be an ideal bridal accessory while being equally at home in less-formal settings.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This sweet little shawlette knits up at lightning speed. In fact, you could have one made in a weekend! Lightweight and versatile, it’s the perfect last-minute accessory to top off any outfit.
Knitting: Bracelet
The gorgeous, glowing Czech glass button and the deep green Madelinetosh yarn were my inspiration for this bracelet. Hip and stylish, this beaded bracelet is not only a great way to bust some stash, but a fabulous way to showcase a favorite vintage or handmade button as well!
Knitting: Bracelet
Quincy is a very hip and versatile “friendship” bracelet which can be made short (single wrap) or long to wrap several times around your wrist. It would also make a great hat-band, belt or choker. It’s perfect for any age and any season. An added Bonus: It uses very little yarn, so it’s a great way to use up all those lit...
Knitting: Bracelet
A stylish way to bust some stash while adding a bit of bling to your knitting! This cuff is a super-quick knit that looks great on everyone, and because it uses so little yarn……..oh, the possibilities!
Knitting: Bracelet
Add a little shimmer to your knitting with this fast and fabulous beaded cuff bracelet. It’s perfect for any age and any season. An added Bonus: It uses very little yarn, so it’s a great way to use up all those little bits of sock yarn you have bouncing around in your stash!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sweet November was designed at the request of a client, to compliment “November’s Clild” newborn hat pattern. This pattern includes sizes to fit babies, children and adults and is completely reversible!
Knitting: Bracelet
Recently, a friend gave me a gorgeous skein of Madeline Tosh yarn with the disclaimer that I must knit myself something with it. I immediately set to work knitting a shawl and had a little bit of the yarn left. Not wanting to let any of this lovely yarn to go to waste, I decided to put the left-overs to good use in this cuff bracelet! Hip and st...
Knitting: Scarf
Beautiful, hand dyed yarn and soft, sparkly mohair combine to create this long and lovely scarf which can be worn many ways to suit your every mood.
Knitting: Cowl
Lush yarn and textured stitches combine to create this gorgeous cowl which can be whipped up in an evening. Cowl is worked from the bottom-up and incorporates a very easy to remember stitch pattern. Start it today and wear it tomorrow!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Ward off the chill of the outdoors as well as indoors with these lacy
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Sized to fit newborns to adults, this quick-knit cap is sure to be a family
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Like a whisper, Naseem is a soft and subtle breeze. Whimsical, yet intentional. Sharp points are softened with a fine thread and sparkling jeweled accents give movement and life to the finished piece which is as much a pleasure to knit as it is to wear!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This little cap was designed for the Period of Purple Crying Program. This program educates new parents about the normal developmental stage of crying, and teaches coping skills in an effort to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome. For more information on this program, check out their website at: www.purplecrying.info.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knit from the top down, this sweet little swing cardi is an easy, no-seam project that you will want to make for your pride and joy again and again!
Knitting: Cowl
Your Song is a soft and subtle all-weather cowl which can be worn as a single loop, or double. It’s a quick and easy knit which shows off a hand-dyed yarn wonderfully without breaking the bank!
Knitting: Pullover
Simple, top-down construction and slinky, hand-dyed rayon yarn give this tunic amazing drape while staying cool to the touch--making this the ideal, late-summer project. Generous sizing, 1/2 sleeves and strategically placed eyelet details draw the eye away from “trouble areas”.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Inspired by the beautiful hand dyed yarn, this light-on-weight, but heavy-on-style tam features tiny cables which lacy horseshoes. Simple shaping and blocking techniques are incorporated to create the classic Tam shape.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bouncy, Autumn colored merino wool is paired with the subtle haze of mohair for this lightweight shawlette--a pairing which brings to mind dandelion fluff and the last-ditch efforts of summer as it gives itself over to fall. Simple shaping techniques are used to give the finished piece plenty of movement and glass beads add a touch of glamour an...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This lacy shawl is a relatively quick knit and looks simply stunning when finished! Pin it flat, or let it cascade off your shoulders in ripples. Whatever your preference, this piece is sure to please!
Knitting: Cowl
Loads of texture and beautiful, hand painted yarn combine forces for this go-anywhere cowl. Wear it as a singular loop, or double-loop it for added warmth.
Knitting: Hats - Other
On the side, or right down the middle…tiny cables frame a lace window, adding a bit of interest to this otherwise simple cap.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
The yarn was my inspiration for creating this shawlette. Soft, woodsy shades of new spring spruce trees combine with a dusting of sequins along the outer edges. It brings to mind a spring frost.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Feather-light and subtly textured, this crescent-shaped shawl sports a short, rounded wingspan and is simply elegant--equally at home with blue jeans as it is a little black dress! Shawl is worked in one piece from the bottom up.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Lush cables and luxurious alpaca and wool yarn join forces for this highly textural hat. “Pipefish” is a deceptively simple knit, and a great way to learn cable knitting.
Knitting: Bracelet
A stylish way to make use of those odd little bits of left-over yarns that collect in our “stash”. This quick-knit, cabled bracelet works up in a flash (you can have one made in just a couple of hours), and is a great instant-gratification kind of project!
Knitting: Cowl
Shake up your wardrobe with this wonderfully versatile piece. A single
Knitting: Cowl
Simple yet sophisticated, this luxurious cable and lace cowl boasts “any-way-you-want-it” versatility. Wear it as a singular loop, or twice (wrapped) is nice. You can wear it buttoned up, or buttoned down. Whatever the occasion, this wrap has got you covered!
Knitting: Cowl
Simplicity at its finest! Luxurious, undyed alpaca and merino wool combine for this stylish and sophisticated cowl. Wear it two ways: Singular loop, or twice (wrapped) is nice!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Designed at the request of a friend, these gloves are soft and warm, with just a little bit of “bling”. Much more than a fashion statement--they are the perfect hands-free accessory for when the weather begins to cool and are a great comfort in those chilly offices and classrooms as well!
Knitting: Cowl
Cloud-like softness and boasting a cable pattern reminiscent of ski tracks on a snowy slope, this Alpaca/Merino blend cowl is sure to keep you warm and in style on the slopes!
Knitting: Hats - Other
Cloud-like softness and boasting a cable pattern reminiscent of ski tracks on a snowy slope, this Alpaca/Merino blend hat is as versatile as it is warm. Goes easily from school to slopes! Two Styles included in pattern: Standard or Slouchy.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The yarn was my inspiration for creating this crescent shaped shawl. Layers of deep autumnal colors, rustic silk and a sheer whisper of linen give the finished piece a hint of vintage femininity while its shape gives it versatility and function.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl, Shawl / Wrap
Bold and bright, or soft and subtle, whatever the color combinations you choose, this shawl is a Need-to-Knit item!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Glossy, hand-dyed yarn and shimmering glass beads combine to make this stole a wonderful addition to any wardrobe. Its textured borders, and elegant, shifting lace center call to mind sheets of rain running down a windowpane.
Knitting: Hats - Other
This is a great, highly textured hat which can be worn many different ways. Pull it down over your ears, or let it slouch…whatever your preference this lid’s got you covered!
Knitting: Hats - Other
Double your pleasure with this Double Happiness Hat! Emblazoned with the Chinese symbol for Double Happiness (used in Chinese weddings to signify happiness and harmony to the couple and their families) this hat is sure to become a favorite. Knit in vibrant colors and an added whimsical i-cord embellishment for a bit of the unexpected. Sizes incl...
Knitting: Scarf
This is a big, bold super-plush scarf. With two yarns held together, this is a fast, fun and fabulous project--and a great one to learn cables. Classic on its own, or, top it off with a pom-pom for a more whimsical look.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Add a little attitude to your wardrobe with this cool cap. It’s perfect for any age, and any season. Sizes include babies, children and adults. Knit in the round, using two contrasting colors, this is a quick knit and a finished project your whole family will enjoy!
Knitting: Legwarmers, Fingerless Gloves
These convertible leg/arm warmers are a super-easy, quick-knit project with so many possibilities! Little girls can step-out in style while wearing these as leg-warmers, or women (or men) can keep the chill at bay when using these as arm-warmers.
Knitting: Belt
Give your wardrobe a facelift with this easy to knit belt pattern! Fun to knit, and great to give as a gift.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These quick-to-knit mitts use very little yarn, so they allow you to either use up the “odd-balls” in your stash, or to splurge on that luxury skein at your LYS you’ve had your eye on without blowing the whole budget! This is a great introduction to cable knitting as well.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Socks are my ideal choice for on-the-go knitting. Also ideal, is a stitch pattern that is easily memorized, while being interesting enough to hold my tiny attention-span! Add to that, a beautiful, glossy hand-dyed yarn, and you have Crocodile Rock!
Knitting: Drawstring Bag, Bag - Other
This is a fun and useful way to learn Brioche Stitch in the round. It knits up quickly, and produces a lovely, reversible fabric and is a wonderful opportunity to play with many different color combinations.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag, Bag - Other
This Carrier is a super-fast and easy knitting project, and one which makes a great gift. You should be able to get a couple of these caddies out of a single skein of yarn, or simply use up those little “odd-balls” in your stash!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A fun-to-knit cap which utilizes a beautiful, yet simple to learn cable stitch pattern for a finished piece that only LOOKS like it took you forever to knit!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This charming cap is adjustable to “grow” with your child. In fact, it fits children ages 0-10! Added ribbon laces and whimsical knitted flower make each cap unique and allows for all sorts of creative color-play!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A single skein knit in a beautiful silk/wool blend yarn. The smooth, stockinette base of the shawl contrasts beautifully to its elegant lacy border which resembles shifting, burning flames.
Knitting: Poncho
Stylish and warm, this richly textured capelet is knit in super chunky yarn which knits up quickly and brings a new boldness to the stitch pattern.
Knitting: Neck / Torso - Other
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These mitts are super-fast to knit and fun to wear. They use very little yarn, so you can get a couple of pairs per skein of yarn. They are a great way to showcase some fabulous buttons also!
Knitting: Cowl
This neck-warmer incorporates a simple cable to give the piece personality, and a stitch pattern that is easy to memorize. This is a quick-knit which is ideal for on-the-go knitting!
Knitting: Scarf
Cotton Candy is a great introduction to Lace Knitting.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These quick-to-knit mitts use very little yarn, so they allow you to either use up the “odd-balls” in your stash, or to splurge on that luxury skein you’ve had your eye on, without blowing the whole budget. The pattern calls for bulky yarn, but a medium to light worsted weight yarn works great for a more form-fitting mitt.
Knitting: Scarf
Just Rosy is a light and airy scarf that is worked in two pieces which are grafted together in the center. It uses an easily remembered stitch pattern, which makes it an ideal project for on-the-go knitting.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
I’m a huge “Perry Mason” fan. I think what appeals most to me about the old black & white TV show (besides the young and handsome, Raymond Burr), is the incredible, exquisite clothing and accessories that the women wore. Shrugs, stoles and of course, gloves.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
My husband and sons are huge fans of the card game “Magic”. I had always steered cleer of the game (it seemed so boy-ish) until I saw a knitting opportunity: a dice and token bag--no gamer should be without one! This essential accessory holds all the little loose markers, dice and tokens used throughout the game and keeps them nicely...
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
The public school systems in my area do not allow the kids to wear tank-tops (or any other sleeveless tops). The kids’ are “up-in-arms” about this, especially when the warmer weather hits. So here is my solution to this heated issue: Knitted Sleeves (and they look darn good with a tank-top, too)!