Kathy Ticho

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Cardigan
This adorable baby sweater using three colors of a soft DK weight cotton is perfect for welcoming baby. Constructed in one piece, the sweater comes together quickly and because the buttonholes are incorporated into the final trim, the decision to make it for a baby girl or boy can be delayed to the very end.
Knitting: Cowl
Sometimes the simplest of stitches, worked in a luxurious fiber, can have the greatest appeal both for the knitter and the wearer. Based on a beloved cashmere cowl from an upscale retailer, this color-blocked cowl is knit using a foolproof simple Brioche stitch that involves no purling whatsoever. Wear the cowl tall around your neck, or fold eit...
Knitting: Cowl, Collar, Cape
Viktoriya is a luxurious neck and shoulder warmer intended to be worn either over a coat for extra warmth outdoors or atop your indoor attire. Choose to center the piece or wear asymmetrically. Clever features (applied i-cord ties, buttonholes and a hidden button) allow you to position the looped collar heightened around your neck or spread low ...
Crochet: Afghan block
Pool Tiles pattern is written for a single square. Each square measures approximately 6”x 6”. Squares can be combined to create various finished projects: singles for coasters, six for a placemat, nine for a pillow cover, various combinations for table runner, etc. The ribbon yarn is perfect for this project and lends a shimmering effect that is...
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by and designed to wear with the free-spirited, soul-loving style that is Fluevog (www.fluevog.com).
Knitting: Cardigan
Denim jacket styling for baby! 6 month size is knit in Quince & Co. Chickadee, 12 month size in Quince & Co. Lark. Features a seed stitch fold-over collar, cuffs, faux pockets, front plackets and bottom hem. The rest of the sweater is done in stockinette stitch with a small intarsia bird perched on the back bottom hem. Simple contrast co...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat was designed for the 2013 Chicago Yarn Crawl as the shop pattern for Knitche, Inc. The two yarns we selected work very well for a lightweight, warm hat that can be worn beanie-style or slouched a bit as you see fit. Drink good coffee, knit with good yarn and enjoy!
Knitting: Cowl
On recent shopping excursion, I picked up an Italian knit cowl with an interesting stitch pattern I knew I wanted to deconstruct. This pattern is the result of that inspiration. The unique undulating stitches create 3-dimensional peaks and valleys and the open stitch pattern provides drape without being heavy. I’ve designed the cowl in two lengt...
Knitting: Pullover
Inspired by a garment purchased in Italy, this cropped unstructured pullover features a unique “flattened cable,” a cowl neck and side-to-side construction.