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eBook : 2 patterns

Forever Yellow Skies is a crochet collection of two (2) patterns using less than 700 yds of a Wool/Alpaca blend worsted weight yarn. Sample used appx. 3 skeins of Creative Focus Worsted. The patterns are quick and easy, perfect for all skill levels beyond the beginner.

eBook : 2 patterns

The Milam Gap Set is a 2 pattern collection which includes a boatneck sweater and a pair of mittens, all using a fun, interwoven cable stitch pattern. Patterns are available written and charted.

eBook : 4 patterns

Vacation Knits - Vol 1: Summers In New England (Shawls) is a collection of 4 shawl patterns (mostly shawlettes) you will want to make. Each pattern uses 400 yards or less of your favorite fingering weight yarn.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
What to do with a single colorful skein of cashmere blend yarn? Make a shawl of course!
Knitting: Cowl
Halasana is an advanced yoga pose that is simple to practice and that strengthens and rejuvenates.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Warm up the men in your life with the Peddock Island Beanie. Inspired by one of the largest islands in Boston Harbor, this all-over cable beanie is cozy to wear and fun to make. Take a day trip out on the harbor.
Knitting: Cowl
The Anthemis Cowl is light as air and soft as can be. Knit with Valley Yarns Hatfield, a 100% baby alpaca lace weight yarn, this cowl is worked in the round from the bottom up. Choose three of Hatfield’s subtly heathered shades for a soft transition from dark to light.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
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Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Keora Shawl is the perfect piece to transition from warm to cold and back again. Dress up a plain white t-shirt for the summer picnic or layer under your winter coat for extra warmth.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Leymus Shawl is an exclusive club design for the July 2016 Yarnbox.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Cowl
Maybe you remember learning about Pi (3.14159) in school and have a vague recollection of how it applies to real life situations. No, me neither. If you are more like me, maybe you are more familiar with Pi Day, March 14th (3.14) where you focus on eating pies.
Crochet: Scarf, Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Looking for a fun and simple cowl and fingerless mitts set that works up super fast? The Halpins Cowl & Fingerless Mitts Set is perfect to make for yourself or to give as a gift. Sometimes, simple is just so beautiful!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Want to have a wide range of knit hats patterns in your back pocket that you can use for ALL your gift-giving opportunities? You want to be able to just be able to substitute stitches and change the look of the hat?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Crochet: Scarf, Beanie, Toque, Brimmed Hat
Beginner Cable Hat and Scarf Set
Crochet: Cowl
The 2-Color Sampler Cowl is the perfect piece for using up leftover bits of yarn from previous projects. Or, maybe you have a few single skeins of luxury yarns or precious handspun. Try your hands at new and interesting crochet stitches on a small project and use up those scraps, while at the same time mixing different stitch patterns to make th...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Moontide is an A-line tunic length tank top. It is a simple, yet fun top to knit which allows the yarn to shine. This is the perfect light weight top for warm weather. Dress it up or down, for work or play, this delicate piece is versatile enough to handle it all.
Crochet: Cowl
Sometimes you just need a little something to jazz up a simple white tee and jeans as the weather warms. It might not feel quite like spring yet, but you know its coming and you want to can carry a bit of the spring blooms you know are coming with you.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
What would your girl friends say if you wore the Crescent Lace Shawl to brunch? This shawl is the perfect, delicate accent to add to your spring time wardrobe.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
The Harwinton Easy Lace Boomerang is a fast, easy, and addicting asymmetric crochet shawl worked sideways in an all-over lace 2-row pattern and finished with a picot edge. A perfect accessory for warmer weather.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Candeo, Latin for sparkle, uses a single skein of beautiful glittery sock weight yarn.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
The Easy Boomerang is a fast, easy, and addicting shawl. Use any weight and quantity of yarn in your stash. Just work in pattern, 2-row repeats, until you run out of yarn. The sample photographed uses a single skein of 100g sport weight yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Willington, a simple raglan style shawl, is a fun and easy to work shawl that sits nicely on the shoulders and is perfect to take along. I love working super complex patterns, but when I am at a meeting or at one of my son’s practice, I want something that I can just knit on without a chart or lengthy instructions.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Tarleton Shawl is a top-down shawl worked in three pie-shaped sections which helps the shawl sit nicely on the shoulders. Inspired by many long, family road trips in the car, I wanted to create a fun yet simple shawl that could be put down and picked up quickly and easily without fuss. The detailed edging adds a bit of interest that will kee...
Knitting: Cowl
Even the simple knit and purl stitch worked in the round can create a textured cowl which appears complex. The Brickstone Cowl is a fun and luxurious piece to knit using a single skein of decadent yarn.
Knitting: Mittens
The Milam Gap Mittens are a fun mittens that are quick to work up and provide enough interest to keep you knitting just one more round. Inspired by my Milam Gap Boatneck Sweater, these cables with this yarn was just the perfect combination.
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Want a hat and cowl set with lots of texture to keep you warm through the “Polar Vortex” this is it.
Knitting: Cardigan
Be casual. Be put-together. Be ready for the weekend getaway. Be ready for whatever!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Okemo Shawlette, the fourth of the Vacation Knits - Vol 1: Summers In New England collection, is inspired by a recent drive up to Vermont which brought us through the town of Ludlow, home of Okemo Mountain Resort. Okemo is widely known for the beautiful powdered mountains; perfect slopes for skiing. However, the trails are equally breathtaki...
Crochet: Tee
The Serin Tee is a light and airy filet pattern pullover top with a drapey neckline perfect for warm weather.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aquinnah Cliffs Shawlette is the second of the Vacation Knits - Vol 1: Summers In New England collection. There are very few places that can compare to the breathtaking splendor of the Aquinnah Cliffs located on Martha’s Vineyard. This shawlette was inspired by the “beautiful clay cliffs and quiet natural serenity”. The Aquinnah Cliff Shawlette ...
Crochet: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Sunapee Shawl, the third installment of the Vacation Knits - Vol 1: Summers In New England collection, is inspired by the breathtaking scenery of the Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire. The shawl is fun to knit and transition beautifully from stockinette to lace which is reminiscent of the shifting landscape as you travel from mountains to...
Knitting: Cowl
How many times have you left a yarn store with single skeins of worsted weight. Sure the yarn is beautiful, but what will you do with that very special (less than 200 yards) skein of yarn?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Every Fall the girls take off to Ogunquit, Maine to relax, leaving the guys at home to fend for themselves. This shawl is inspired by strolls along the scenic seaside pathways of the Marginal Way. The shawl is super fun and the edging is easy to remember; making it the perfect project to take along.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mashpee Shawlette is the first of the Vacation Knits - Vol 1: Summers In New England collection.
Knitting: Cardigan
Fayston Cardigan is a bottom-up cardigan worked in pieces with the back 2” longer than the fronts. The front of the cardigan is worked in stockinette stitch with a 1x1 rib edging. The lower back begins with a fun lace pattern in a lighter weight yarn. The lace portion ends with a slight curve created using short-rows, and then transitions to a s...
Crochet: Cowl
An effortlessly beautiful stitch pattern produces the light fabric for this gorgeous cowl. The smart design creates an interesting diamond effect for a classic look that will stand the test of time. Treat yourself to some beautiful yarn and crochet this easy and versatile accessory you’ll wear with pride.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Worked from the bottom up, Mendon is a unique colorwork shawl that combines the shifting colors of Chroma with a solid color yarn to create a bold and vibrant design. The shawl begins with a corrugated rib edge and then works its way into the colorwork patterning. Finally, there are short-rows worked with stripes to blend the colors while shapin...
Knitting: Cowl
An ideal stitch pattern for varigated yarns; looks great in a solid too.
Crochet: Cowl
Seneca is a simple and lightweight infinity cowl that is perfectly suited as your go-to layering accessory for brisk autumn nights and chilly winter days. Adorned with a two color design, the Seneca Cowl is available in two versatile sizes – as a long and a short version. The cowl is worked seamlessly in one piece and in the round, while the bor...
Crochet: Wristlet
A fun play on color blocking, the Weir Zipper Pouch is just the thing to store small essentials and keep them at your side. The pouch is made up of three crochet mitered squares on the front and back sides. Both sides of the pouch are worked in the same way while altering the color sequence. The first square is the biggest square on each side. ...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Spice up a basic hat pattern by crocheting it with three coordinating hues. The color variation adds interest, while the classic fitted shape ensures you will wear it for years to come. Simple and cozy, this hat will easily become a staple in your winter wardrobe.
Crochet: Cardigan
The Harrison Sweater - The sweater you steal from your man, every time.
Crochet: Cowl
Quickly crochet a cozy cowl with soft heathered yarn and decorative crossed stitches. Keep warm as the temperatures cool with this simple accessory.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed by Tian Connaughton for Hampden Hills Alpacas.
Knitting: Cardigan
Middleton is an asymmetrical short sleeve top-down raglan cardigan. The knitted-on high collar, button closure, and knit-in pockets gives the cardigan a fun and casual feel.
Knitting: Pullover
Phoenix is a long sleeve bottom-up cowl neck sweater that shows off large stripes of color. Worked in the round with waist shaping, the stitches are picked-up for the sleeves and worked in the round with short-rows used to shape the sleeve caps. The long sleeves are finished with 4-5” in rib for a snug fit in a contrasting color. For the c...
Crochet: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
One pattern. Two options. You choose.
Crochet: Cowl
Add a bit of warmth and color with this smartly constructed buttoned cowl. This nearly seamless cowl is worked in one piece in multiple directions using cluster stitches and single crochet stitches in the back loop only to create the clever ribbing.
Knitting: Cardigan
“This cardigan is a cozy, fitted sweater with lots of cable details on the back and fronts. The pattern is a wonderful way to stretch your knitting skills as the cable details are worked on both the right and wrong sides of the work.”
Knitting: Cardigan
Tethra is an easy to wear cardigan. Wear over a white button-down blouse or tank.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest
Begonia is a lightweight layering vest with fun details that add an element of surprise. An entwined lace panel grows up the racer back while the front focuses on clean lines that drape and swing. Sweet pleats on the front bring together form and function by drawing in the front pieces while adding charming details and textural interest.
Knitting: Pullover
What would your family and friends say at the next dinner when you told them you knitted this sweater? The Milam Gap Boatneck Sweater is one of those sweaters you will be so proud to wear and show off. The cables looks more intricate than they really are. You will feel like a knitting rockstar!
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
Arctic Sea Mitts cleverly takes advantage of a very small amount of special sock yarn or leftover bits. The mitts are worked from the fingers to the cuff making it easy to adjust to make the cuffs longer or shorter depending on the amount of yarn available in your stash.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
The Mansfield Shawl is a quick top-down crochet shawl. The shawl is worked, beginning with a long foundation single crochet chain (see link to great tutorials on my blog if you are not familiar with doing Fsc) that gradually decrease, then the lace edging is worked on along edge.
Knitting: Cowl
The Ennis Cowl is worked in one piece in the round. The design is simple but not boring due to the combination of cables and garter ridges. There are written and charted instructions.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This is a slouchy beret that combines bobbles and lace. When I came across this floral stitch pattern a little while ago I just knew it was destined to be a beret. While the beret appears intricate and difficult, the patterning is super easy. The lace, combined with the bobbles adds dimension and dept. If you are not a fan of bobbles, they are e...
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Linear is a mid-arm length fingerless/mitt and cowl set using a textured stitch pattern, which is great for variegated and tonal yarns.
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
The trinity cowl and hat set uses a very textured stitch pattern. The cowl is worked inside out to the button band opening, then worked back and forth in rows for buttonband. The hat is worked inside out throughout, including crown decrease, then flipped right side after weaving in ends.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
I love bobbles and when I came across this floral stitch pattern a little while ago I just knew it was destined to be a slouchy. The lace, combined with the bobbles adds dimension and dept. While the beret appears intricate and difficult, the patterning is super easy. If you are not a fan of bobbles, they are easy to eliminate.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is a perfect use of a single fabulous skein of handdyed yarn. This cowl uses a simple 4 row repeat stitch pattern, which beautifully take advantage of the handdyed properties of the yarn.
Crochet: Cowl, Cape, Poncho
I love capelets. They are so fun and stylish. Wear around the shoulders or around the neck as a bulky cowl. The yarn used is so light and airy, there is no extra weight around the neck.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
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Knitting: Beret, Tam
Morgana Slouchy Eyelet Beret is a fun and quick to knit. The beret is worked in plain Stockinette with varying rounds of eyelets. This is a super easy pattern. You can make this in one weekend.
Crochet: Scarf, Cowl
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the highest point in MA, surrounded by spectacular views, the Mount Greylock Cable Beanie is a fun hat with a dramatic cable panel up one side with intermittent purl rounds which gives the hat texture and interest.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan was inspired by my love of working top-down, with little touches of elegance, but not too fancy. I wanted something that could take me from the office to T-Ball practice without looking out of place.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Skill Level: Intermediate
Crochet: Beret, Tam
This simple lacy beret is perfect for beginner and intermediate crocheters; worked from the brim to the crown. The pattern is a great transition piece from season to season and is available in one size for adult woman.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Finished Circumference: Baby 12”, Toddler 14”, Child 16”, Adult 17”, Large Adult 18”
Knitting: Earflap Hat
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Crochet: Headwear - Other
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
You bought all that sock yarn because you LOVE the colors. Some of those yarns are too luxurious for socks that goes on your feet inside shoes. You feel like that is a total waste. Here is the Handsockie, socks for your hands!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
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