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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This unusually-shaped asymmetrical shawl increases faster on one side than the other, creating a diamond with eyelets on one side of the middle spine. Perfect to show off a gradient or Modernist yarn like the Night of a Thousand Stars Modernist yarn shown.
Knitting: Cowl
A simple cowl shows off a Knitcircus Impressionist Speckled Yarn and makes it look like you did something complicated! Comfy superwash wool will take you through sledding season in style. Choose a slim version to keep breezes off your neck or a more relaxed, slouchy look.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Pullover
The Gradient Solutions Sweaters are designed to work with Knitcircus Yarns’ kits, allowing you to knit a sweater in which the sleeves and body progress throughout the gradient at a similar pace. Basic top-down construction means minimal finishing, so you’re done in no time.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A stylish yet unpretentious hat to keep you warm on chilly Wisconsin days. Worked from the top down, it’s a great project for a special worsted-weight yarn when you want to use every color.
Knitting: Pullover
Top-down pullover that takes advantage of gradient yarns for a gorgeous yoke.
Knitting: Cowl
The mathematical term for a donut shape is torus. Think of this fun cowl like a donut shell.
Knitting: Pullover
The Gradient Solutions sweater is a basic top-down raglan. The pattern was specifically written to work with the Knitcircus gradients and have the sleeves match the torso.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
To celebrate a year in their new Studio and Store, Knitcircus dyed this gorgeous rainbow gradient. I took my inspiration from these exuberant colors and designed a triangular shawl using a fun-to-knit lace that just flies off the needles. For additional interest and to make Laeta reversible, I added some textured stitches throughout the lace an...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Amy Detjen makes it easy to learn or remember how to make toe-up socks, with five, count them, five videos for techniques used in these socks. Learn Judy’s Magic Cast-On, M1L and M1r, German Short Row Heel Technique and an easy Flexible Bind Off on the Knitcircus Videos page. We hope these become your favorite toe-up socks, too!
Knitting: Cowl
As accessories go, there’s not much I love more than a dramatic cowl. This one is designed to combine the appearance of wearing a sideways knit shawlette with the ease of wearing a cowl - I call these hybrid designs cowlettes. With her gentle fade of colors, bias lines, and a touch of lace against a cozy garter backdrop, Maybelle brings the dra...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This simple, top-down sock pattern is just a basic recipe that you can knit as written, or use as a template to create your own design. It has a bit of ribbing at the top, a short-row heel, and a fold-over toe. It is designed specifically for Knitcircus Matching Socks Sets, so that the gradient (or gradient stripes) are uninterrupted! Adjust as...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Even if your wardrobe is all black, you need a pop of color on the runway! Whether you’re in Milan for Fashion Week or out with a friend in Marshfield, Wisconsin, this fun-to-knit shawl will cover your shoulders in style. Combining border increases with pi-shawl-type increases and a little bit of lace, the shawl is a good fit for intermediate k...
Knitting: Cowl
This fun and easy cowl makes the most of a gorgeous gradient yarn! Simple lace and texture holds the knitter’s interest.
Knitting: Cowl
This cleverly designed cowl looks far more difficult than it is! It is
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
One of my favorite movies growing up was Desperately Seeking Susan - I loved Madonna’s devil-may-care glamour. This easy texture pattern makes the most of the gradient stripes yarn, and its effortless style makes it the one pair of socks you should pack in your hatbox suitcase!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design was inspired by the brilliance of autumn and all the incredible hues of changing leaves. Vernice is an elongated crescent, which can be worn as a long scarf or as a traditional shawl. Add a few sparkling beads in the border to add texture and drape, and to evoke raindrops or autumn berries.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
An easy ribbing pattern creates a versatile hat that shows off a color-changing yarn and keeps anyone on your gift list nice and cozy. Worked using 50g of fingering weight yarn, this stretchy hat will fit teens and adults with size 17”-23” head circumference.
Knitting: Cowl
Pattern written by Amy Detjen for Knitcircus Yarns.
Knitting: Pullover
Written By Amy Detjen for Knitcircus Yarns: Top-down pullover that takes advantage of gradient yarns for a gorgeous yoke. Fun and easy to knit, this sweater makes the very most of one skein of self-striping yarn, with kettle-dyed matching yarns for the body and sleeves.