Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An extravagant lace shawl inspired by the wild colors of German Expressionist paintings, in particular the work of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A bright and airy modern lace pattern inspired by the dazzle of tropical flowers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Yarn, color and pattern combine in Jacaranda - an intriguing lace shawl with hints of chinoiserie in its fluid wavy zigzag curves.
The saturated stripes of the West Yorkshire Spinners yarn are perfect for this pattern - the Blue Lagoon colorway reminds me of deep blue flowered Jacaranda trees shimmering against bright skies in Vietnam.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Colorful inventive lace knitting inspired by exotic tropical blooms in botanical gardens.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A delicate lace shawl designed by Nim Teasdale during her European travels, and based on Kieran Foley’s original MagicWaves pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bubbles Triangle is a contemporary lace shawl featuring a circular motif in drop stitch mesh, a variation of my original Camino Bubbles pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A brightly colored shawl inspired by tiles and ceramics from the Persian Safavid Dynasty.
Knitting: Scarf
A very easy and quick-to-knit reversible ribbed scarf. The simplicity of the design is enhanced by the subtle dashes of color in this lovely rustic yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A light and airy crescent designed to make the most of one skein of Ellie and Ada sock yarn. The traditional feather & fan lace pattern is tailored to gradually increase the stitch count and to create areas of plain knitting between the the tips of the feathers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mirrored waves ripple outwards in a subtle gradation in this modern lace shawl, designed by Nim Teasdale and based on Kieran Foley’s original MagicWaves pattern.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A colorful rectangle - small shawl/large scarf. The pattern is inspired by Kurdish textiles and by abstract painting - some motifs recur throughout the pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Renaissance Crescent is a sunny shawl with bands of stranded and lace knitting in a rainbow of harmonizing natural colors, evoking the warmth of Mediterranean climes - terracotta, sunshine and flowers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A large rectangular shawl inspired by North African embroideries, the colors of camels, the sumptuous hand-dyed gradients of Erica Heftmann’s ColorShift Yarn and memories of a trip to the Atlas mountains.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Gossamer Bubbles is a soft summer scarf or wrap with a pattern of lace circles in drop stitch mesh. The Kidsilk Haze Stripe yarn creates an ethereal accessory, ideal for summer evenings.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Light Wave is a soft summer stole with a modern pattern of lace waves. The Kidsilk Haze Stripe yarn creates a warm and weightless accessory, perfect for summer evenings.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A tropically colored, richly textured scarf or shawl pattern, with lace stitches and stranded knitting enlivened by stacked increases and decreases.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Diagonals of contrast colors traverse a repeating MC motif in a colorful rectangular shawl inspired by hand woven carpets. The color distribution is inspired by abrash, the natural and random changes in color that occur in antique rugs due to variations in the dyeing process and other factors.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A lacy rectangular shawl with decorative bursts of color combining intarsia and lace knitting.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A field of daisies with a simple lace border - a crescent shaped version of my Four Corners triangle pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A swirling crescent of rainbow stripes inspired by little patches of bright color on insect wings.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simplified version of High Seas made on bigger needles, with plain WS rows.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An intricately patterned shawl inspired by traditional weavings from Oceania.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A large lightweight rectangular shawl with stripes of lace and stranded knitting in a patchwork of harmonizing natural colors.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A small crescent shawl with a handcrafted ethnic look. Inspired by flowers, it can be worked in a muted palette or a riot of colors!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A top-down shallow crescent knit on 3.25mm/US3 needles with approximately 140g/700yds of yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A brand new knit/lab original lace pattern!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A large complex stole pattern inspired by Turkish author Orhan Pamuk’s “Istanbul, Memories and the City”.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A delicate and decorative crescent, with a radiating lace motif and optional beading.
Knitting: Scarf
A group of charts designed for experimenting with colors in back-and-forth knitting, with techniques including stranding, intarsia, lace knitting and beading.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A large rectangular shawl with diagonal stripes of lace and intarsia - the colorful combination of small motifs and large dramatic stripes is inspired by Turkish textiles.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A very versatile reversible two color pattern combining stranded knitting and ribbing.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This complex shawl combines stranded knitting and lace motifs in a vibrant patchwork of natural shades and bright colors inspired by Tibetan carpets.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A minimalist pattern with diagonals of stocking stitch in a drop stitch mesh.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A large exotic stole inspired by colorful Indian embroideries and filigree patterns.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A richly textured vibrant scarf or shawl in two colors. The pattern combines stranded knitting with (optional) zigzags of reverse stranding and a border of corrugated ribbing.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a new written version of High Seas, a sweeping asymmetrical parallelogram of dramatic waves.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A paintbox of daisies and a rainbow of waves combined in lace knitting, stranding and intarsia.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A light bright crescent inspired by the Hedgehog Fibres Pollen colorway. The shawl features 2 traditional Shetland stitch patterns radiating from a single loop - alternating bands of Shetland Bead pattern and Bird’s Eye pattern are separated by narrow bands of stocking stitch.
Knitting: Scarf
A complicated two color scarf combining stranded knitting,
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
An almost abstract pattern of waves in a tangle of dropped stitches - a challenging knit, with lace stitches on right side and wrong side rows and lots of dropped stitches to keep track of.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Undulating waves of dropped stitches in luscious hand painted Aran weight yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A knit/lab special! A large innovative lace pattern inspired by the rippling surface of the sea.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mini Bubbles has a small circular motif in drop stitch mesh, perfect for colorful variegated yarns and easily customisable in width and length.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A second beaded lace crescent inspired by Lady Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, Maggie Smith’s character in Downton Abbey.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A beaded lace crescent inspired by Lady Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, Maggie Smith’s character in Downton Abbey.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A stranded stole pattern inspired by Renaissance textiles and the work of the Italian designer Romeo Gigli and his love of ornate fabrics.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A colorful pattern inspired by flower petals and perfect for variegated yarns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An experimental pattern with waves of dropped stitches designed for colorful variegated yarns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A dramatic beaded shawl in red and gold. The shape is a shallow crescent knit top down, starting from a single stitch. The finished version of this pattern is a synthesis of the three projects - it has the radiating beaded upper section, the shallow diamond border, and an additional row of eyelets between the diamonds and the outer border.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl was inspired by the range of natural shades of Jamieson & Smith‘s Shetland Supreme 2 Ply Lace yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The top 2 photos were taken at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Camino Bubbles has a large circular motif in drop stitch mesh, perfect for wildly variegated yarns and easily customisable in width and length.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A unique modern pattern of large leaf shapes created by dropping stitches. The change in gauge between the plain knit areas and the drop stitch mesh creates subtle waves in the striping.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The first in a series of patterns combining plain knitted areas with an airy drop stitch mesh.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A decorative shawl combining intarsia, stranding & lace knitting.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
pdf updated March 2012 - to add double decrease symbol to key
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This easy-to-knit pattern contains variations of the traditional feather and fan pattern, and some shaping to create biasing and a certain amount of gathering. While working on the sample, I found that the abrupt color changes in the yarn (Noro Kureyon Sock) enhanced the drama of the stitch pattern - so I introduced more breaks in the yarn and s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This small decorative shawl combines intarsia, stranding,
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Indigo Bay is an asymmetrical pattern of large stripy waves that comes in two versions.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shetland Ruffles is a two color feather and fan stripe with sinuous curves.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This dramatic asymmetrical pattern of large stripy feathers is named after the Merlin, a type of Falcon.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A luxurious rectangular shawl inspired by Mughal textiles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A colourful triangle combining stranded and lace knitting. The stranding is done back and forth and is worked quite loosely to create a more open texture than normal. The stranding features small flower motifs and petal-like stripes in the outer border. It is a good project for being creative with your favourite colours. I’ve called it Mercato d...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Black Swan Mantilla is a large crescent-shaped shawl with an unusual construction and a knitted-on fringed-and-beaded border. The pdf also includes a simpler variation of the border, without the beaded fringe.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A summery shawl with shifting columns of dropped stitches - there’s some suspense involved, if you wait until the knitting is almost finished to drop the stitches.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A new version of Emily Dickinson knit from the top down on 3.25mm/US3 needles with approximately 20g/350m/380yds of slate grey Hobbywool linen from Latvia. 343 metallic gold glass size 8/0 Japanese beads are added using a 0.6mm crochet hook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A warm crescent-shaped shawl inspired by an image of an Indian dancer on the cover of Nine Lives by William Dalrymple.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A very delicate lace shawl inspired by historical costume.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A small shawl inspired by Eastern European folk costumes, and intended to be slung asymmetrically around the shoulders. The pattern combines stranded and lace knitting techniques. The stranding is done back and forth and is worked quite loosely to create a more open texture than normal.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Chart
This is a top down triangle inspired by a combination of materials - the soft blue yarn and the little gold beads reminded me of the clothing imagined by Fra Angelico, Duccio and others in their Annunciations and Nativities - an accumulation of tiny gold paint dots on luminously coloured surfaces.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit top down on 2.5mm/US1.5 needles with approximately 12g/360m/400yds of Knitting Goddess semi solid red cobweb silk.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A delicate decorative lace shawl combining gossamer yarn and cables with an unusual structure.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Three shawls inspired by traditional knitting techniques from Estonia and the Shetland Islands.
Knitting: Cowl
A fun pattern for a colorful neckwarmer.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The pdf now includes a bonus chart for the rectangular version. (See Lismeri’s Drops of Amber)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the glossy darkness of Blackbirds.
Knitting: Scarf
Three designs for warm stranded scarves inspired by Asian textiles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Turbulent Indigo is a richly textured lace stole pattern with mesmerizing ripples created by numerous variations on a lace wave pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Dews drew quivering and chill -
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Invisible forces create rippling waves in a simple pattern of yarnovers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
On a visit to a local bead store I was reminded of the stained glass of Irish artist Harry Clarke.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit on US6/4mm needles with 5 balls of Ístex Loðband Einband
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by a trip to Iceland in June 2009. The Icelandic laceweight yarn was purchased at Alafoss. I started knitting in Seyðisfjörður, ripped it out and started again in Akureyri.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Six easy lace patterns, six colors - you can vary the sequence, the colors, the yarn, the needle size - add beading, embroidery or fringes for a totally unique shawl or giant scarf. It’s a very flexible pattern - the different sections can be as long or as short as you want - so it’s a good project for using up leftover quantities of...
Knitting: Chart
Experimental/Ornamental Collection includes Cartouche, Concertina, Prairie Cable, Scandinavian and their variations in one pdf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This charted pattern combines 3 variations of one lace motif to create an asymmetrical parallelogram of dramatic waves. The chart is 40 rows and the shawl is 120 stitches wide. It’s an advanced project - be prepared to p2tog tbl.
Knitting: Scarf
Four scarf designs inspired by the stylized waves of Japanese prints.
Knitting: Chart
I’ve used simple color combinations in the samples to illustrate the designs as clearly as possible. You can transform the designs with variegated or heathered yarns and/or more subtle or dramatic colors.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
This design was specially created for the HELPSudan project. The aim is for the pencil cases to be sold to benefit HELPSudan financially as well as to be given to Sudanese school children.
Knitting: Chart
Techniques include stranded knitting, increasing and decreasing. The repeat is 81 stitches across by 64 down.
Knitting: Scarf
The Three Lace Scarves collection comprises Aegean, Gazelle and Minimal Lace Scarf in one pdf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An intermediate lace pattern inspired by Aran knots and bobbles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Seascape is a featherweight wrap with sinuous lines of shifting yarn overs, like ocean waves and strings of pearls.
Knitting: Chart
Another twist on stranded knitting - this is one of a number of charts for stranded knitting patterns, which are available from my Ravelry store. The charts can be used - individually or in combination - to design your own unique and individual scarves, shawls, throws, afghans, blankets, garments, hats, cushions, borders, bags … or whatever you ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit in one piece, using 2 skeins of Rowan Kidsilk Haze.
Knitting: Stitch pattern
Concertina is also available as part of Experimental/Ornamental Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Chart
Cartouche is also available as part of Experimental/Ornamental Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Chart
Scandinavian is also available as part of Experimental/Ornamental Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Chart
Fair Isle Chevrons is also available as part of Fair Isle Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Edging
Fair Isle Feathers is also available as part of Fair Isle Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Chart
Fair Isle Folklore is also available as part of Fair Isle Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Scarf
The free Ravelry download is a narrow version of Fair isle Rapids, knit-in-the-round (bottom picture). For the original wider, back-and-forth version, please go to Knitty.
Knitting: Chart
Fair Isle Ribbons is also available as part of Fair Isle Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Scarf
Fair Isle Breakers is also available as part of Fair Isle Collection priced at $7.00.
Knitting: Chart
Fair Isle Collection includes Fair Isle Breakers, Fair Isle Chevrons, Fair Isle Feathers, Fair Isle Folklore, Fair Isle Plumage and Fair Isle Ribbons, plus a bonus chart - Fair Isle Fans - in one pdf.
Knitting: Scarf
Fair Isle Plumage is also available as part of Fair Isle Collection, priced at $7.00.