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This lightweight cardigan has a gentle scallop along the bottom edge and sleeve cuff. Knit in Soie et Lin, a silk/linen blend, the fabric has a soft drape and hand. The body is worked in one piece to the underarm, the set-in sleeves are worked flat and sewn in.
A lightweight pullover with nautical flair. Castaway is worked from the bottom up in rounds to the underarm. Sleeves are worked back and forth in rows and joined to the body to work the yoke in one piece. Short rows are added at the back of the neck for additional shaping.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
An uncomplicated design based on architectural shapes worked in a soft cotton gives this jacket a true urban feel. Wear it layered over your favorite Little Black Dress or pair it with jeans and a tank. The “string of pearls” construction of Pea Pods creates an intriguing cobblestone texture. Shown in #570 Spring, you can view all th...
I see spots! Or, not! This simple tee has identical shaping coming or going. Wear it dots forward or turn it around for just a smattering of them across the bottom. Knit in 2 colors of Soie et Lin, our softly, draping blend of silk and linen. Sweater shown is knit in #419 Valencia and #910 Stone. You will need 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) hanks of each ...
This lacy, little bolero will add a romantic touch to your style. The silk and cotton blend of Cozette is light enough for summer wear. Cordelia is worked from side to side with the sleeves and yoke in one piece. The body edging is picked up along the edge of the yoke and worked down. Buttonband is picked up and knitted along front and neck edge...
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
This stylish, summer tee defines comfort! Knit in Pediwick, a bamboo blend that is spun to be quite elastic, it is form-fitting but breathable. The finished fabric is stretchy and retains it’s shape, be sure to select a bust size that is close to your actual measurement.
This simple, raglan sleeve top with an attached peplum is worked in Pea Pods, a soft cotton yarn with little “peas” along it’s length. The peas create a subtle cobblestone texture when knit. Leena is worked from the top down in one piece. Front and back are worked in Stockinette St and the sleeves are worked in Reverse Stockine...
This cowl is worked from the center out, starting with one half of the center knot. The second half of the knot is worked looped through the first half and then the main section is knit. Provisionally cast on and attached in a continuous ring with kitchner stitch, this small project is a great way to learn these techniques.
Add texture to your look with this continuous ring scarf knit in Pea Pods. Constructed like a string of pearls, Pea Pods has a urban feel with a cobblestone texture when knit. We’ve combined Stockinette St with an open mesh to wear long or wrapped double. Start with a provisional CO of your choice and join into a ring with kitchener st.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This fitted scoop-neck top features a handkerchief hemline and eyelet details. Knit in Pea Pods, a 100% cotton yarn, soft to the touch with an interesting cobblestone texture. The shaping starts with a miter at the hemline and is accentuated through the waist with short rows.
Zigzag bands of Stockinette St and seed St meander their way across the lower body of this sweater which is knit sideways and joined with Kitchener stitch. The upper body is then completed in rows. The yoke and sleeves are knit in one piece and joined with a 3-needle bind off that travels the length of the sleeve at the shoulders. Knit in our wa...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This summer top is a great opportunity to play with color. I’ve used Ty-Dy, a randomly striping cotton yarn, with DungarEase, a cotton blend in soft, stonewashed colors. The center front yoke is worked first as a mitered square and the sides are worked out from the center. The back yoke is worked next from the bottom up to the shoulders. T...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shawlette is worked from tip to tip using short rows to create a ruffle at the bottom edge. You will need 1 ball of each yarn, shown in #648 Waters Fleurtini and #568 Caribe Soie et Lin. This pattern is rated Intermediate, you will need to be able to read a chart.
The beautiful pattern stitch uses twisted stitches, cables and lace. Although the directions for the entire pattern are written, the center panel stitch is given in charts only (no written equivalent). The raglan sleeves are done with full fashioning (makes “ribs” at the raglan lines).
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Black watch Hat is knit in one piece in rounds from bottom to top. The Cowl is worked in one piece in rounds from bottom to top, with some shaping. 2 complementary colors of Ty-Dy Wool in a striped pattern with slipped stitches form a pleasing plaid effect.
There is a beautiful urban look to this eternity scarf. An easy mosaic stitch builds blocks highlighting the hand dyed look of our new Kettle Tweed yarn. The scarf requires one hank each of Kettle Tweed and a solid contrasting color of Elfin Tweed.
The Boulevard Cowl is worked from side to side in the round. Complimentary colors a differently textured yarn are woven in while knitting. Shown here are Brae Tweed colors #546 Olive, and #837 Caramel. Body of Cowl is knit in Kettle Tweed #4739 Tourmaline.
Cellophane Pullover features a transparent window effect for the sleeves and body trim created with Ty-Dy Superkid, a lace weight, self striping yarn. In addition to the yardage required for the Seda Rustica, 1 ball of Ty-Dy Superkid will be needed for all sizes.
Knitting: Pullover, Sleeveless Top
This pattern makes the most of a hand dyed yarn knit at a looser gauge for a soft drape. The easy cable and lace pattern accents the front. The back is worked in Stockinette st. A simple rolled collar, hem and armhole trim in seed stitch complete the top.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Let your sense of color soar in this delicate, ruffle-edged shawlette. Hand dyed Kettle Tweed dictates the main color, add in 2 colors of Elfin Tweed to compliment. The pattern contains charted and written out instructions for your convenience.
This pullover is worked holding 2 strands of Cria Lace together throughout. The bottom edgings at the lower edge of body and sleeves are worked sideways and joined to form continuous bands. The upper body section is worked in the rounds until you divide for the neck. The front neck edging is worked as you go and not attached later.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Main section is worked first from the bottom up to the top edge. The border is picked up along bottom edge and worked down. Wrapped stitches, when dropped, create undulating waves of color in the body while a frothy lace edging completes the shawl.
Traveling stitches accent the front and back of this short sleeve, buttoned, cardigan. All pieces are knit up to the armhole and then joined to complete the upper body in one piece. 4 - 7/8” buttons, 4 ring markers and a stitch holder are needed.
Color-block cardigan is an easy project trimmed with a daisy stitch embroidery motif and running stitches. 4 buttons are needed for size 1; 5 for sizes 2 and 4; 6 for sizes 6 - 10; all 1/2” in diameter. You will need an equal amount of 2 contrasting colors, less yarn may be needed if you choose to make it in one color only, trimmed with a ...