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This winter trio of mitts, headband, and cowl in three sizes (S/M/L) features a textured twist motif with cabled accents that provides cozy warmth and handsome appeal. The headband is shaped with short rows to cover the ears for a snug shield against the cold; mitts have a sculpted gusset. All piece are quick-knit traveling projects to make ahead for unisex gifting.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Scarf
This sheer rectangle lace scarf features a pinwheeling arabesque motif of the kind found in Islamic art and architecture throughout Andalusia and southern Spain. Lace knitting on both sides of the fabric produces crisp lines and large eyelets, as well as pretty self-edging along hems and selvedges.
Knitting: Scarf
Distinct ribs of stockinette crisscross gently over a purl background, creating a deeply-carved pattern that is further accented by eyelet highlighting. The stitch pattern looks to be cabled, but is achieved with simple decreases and has a pretty reverse side as well. This project is a good all ‘rounder for beginning and experienced knitters alike.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Apple blossoms, clover, and tiny fruits run rings around this tam in four brim sizes (XS/S/M/L) to fit ages 4 years to adult. Worked entirely in the round with stranded colorwork motifs, the firm fabric of this piece holds its shape well, provides weight to anchor hair in the wind, and adds a cheerful, accent to any outfit, along with a good dos...
Knitting: Scarf
A pretty lace scarf, delicately complex to the eye, which is actually comprised of a simple eight-row pattern. This piece works up into a lovely gift knit in no time, the perfect companion for a pair of Delicato mitts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rectangle stole in two sizes petite(tall), richly-textured with voluptuous leaf motifs and dainty undulating insertion panels. Incorporated leaf edgings along the selvedges complete the composition. Recommended for handpainted variegated yarns with subtle, tonal color changes. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.
Knitting: Pullover
A casual-fitting sweater in seven sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X), with slightly-dropped shoulder, easy gansey neck, and torso shaping. Body is knit in a fascinating knit/purl maze pattern, accented with cable panels. Sweater is worked in the round to the underarm, then split to work the front and back yokes flat. Sleeves are knit flat and seamed.
Knitting: Cowl
A yummy scarf in two sizes (P/T) or cowl in three sizes (S/M/L), that features a delicious textural mix of garter stitch stripes kissed by cable crosses. Knit in a springy sport-weight yarn, the fabric will drape beautifully but still have plenty of body to form a warm cocoon around the neck and shoulders. The easy to knit motifs make for a comp...
Knitting: Scarf
A yummy scarf in two sizes (P/T) or cowl in three sizes (S/M/L), that features a delicious textural mix of garter stitch stripes kissed by cable crosses. Knit in a springy sport-weight yarn, the fabric will drape beautifully but still have plenty of body to form a warm cocoon around the neck and shoulders. The easy to knit motifs make for a comp...
Knitting: Sleepwear, Baby Blanket
A soft snuggle sack and cap for infants aged newborn to 3 months. This cocoon-shaped garment keeps a wiggly baby covered while being carried, nursed, rocked, or while strapped securely in an infant carrier. The sack is constructed in the round in one piece from the top, with short-row shaping for extra coverage from drafts at the back of the nec...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
An allover knit/purl basketweave pattern extends down the leg and over the foot of this top-down sock in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL), delivering toe-wiggling texture to sock appreciators of all ages. With just enough pattern to keep things interesting, this design will appeal to new sock knitters or those seeking a simple on-the-go project. This pa...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This striking shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) takes full advantage of the shimmer provided by a luxury yarn blend. Knit from hem to neck in highly embossed patterns, the design is a study in bold contrasts typical of Victorian compositions. Worked in a modern color or with striping through the hem, the final result is a stunning showpiece that’...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A triangle lace shawl in two sizes featuring multiple stitch patterns. The triangle is knitted from the neck edge outward; the top edge is self-trimmed. Using thinner or heavier yarn than suggested, and different needles will produce a variation in size that remains proportionate with the original dimensions
Knitting: Pullover
A pullover shirt with vintage style in seven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) to knit in soft fingering yarn for office or casual wear. The design features an openwork textured pattern in front, with set-in sleeves and back in sleek stockinette; front placket, hem, and collar are knit in a coordinating rib. All pieces are worked flat, bottom up, ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat and scarf set in three sizes (S/M/L) features a deeply textured twist motif with cabled accents and ribbing at the edges that provides snuggly warmth and a secure fit against chilly weather.
Knitting: Scarf
This hat and scarf set in three sizes (S/M/L) features a deeply textured twist motif with cabled accents and ribbing at the edges that provides snuggly warmth and a secure fit against chilly weather.
Knitting: Cowl
A billowy cowl to knit in several sizes (petite/medium/tall) with an openwork pattern that makes a feature of yarns with a soft halo. Knit vertical in the round as a circular cowl or begin with a provisional cast-on and work flat lengthwise to create an infinity scarf (a flat scarf is also an option). The motif is very easy to memorize and the p...
Knitting: Scarf
A billowy infinity scarf to knit in several sizes (petite/medium/tall) with an openwork pattern that makes a feature of yarns with a soft halo. Knit vertical in the round as a circular cowl or begin with a provisional cast-on and work flat lengthwise to create an infinity scarf (a flat scarf is also an option). The motif is very easy to memorize...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rectangle stole in two sizes (petite/tall) and two yarn weights, featuring a tiny repeating diamond pattern which shifts direction over several pattern arrangements to evoke the confusing brambles and mysterious surprises of Shakespeare’s Birnam Wood. Stole is worked in two pieces from the bottom hem, then grafted at center back.
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Vining lace patterns circle this neckwarmer and mitt set in two sizes (S, L) to knit with soft worsted-weight yarn. The neckwarmer features a buttoned closure and the mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset for a beautiful fit.
Knitting: Cardigan
This classic unisex cardigan in nine sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X/4X/5X) has a relaxed fit and a sleek look when knit in a soft yarn blend. Seams accented with ribbed detail draw the eye upward, while dramatically deep button bands create a focal point at center front to continue a flattering line. The collar can be worn standing up or folded down. ...
Knitting: Cardigan
A close-fitting, eyelet rib cardigan in seven sizes (XS/S/M/L/1X/2X/3X), with set-in sleeves, v-neck, offset body shaping, and short sleeve option. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in silky solid, semi-solid, or tonal handpainted yarns.
Knitting: Cowl
Here is a stash-busting, stocking stuffing, super cozy cowl to knit now for yourself and again in different shades for holiday giving—the perfect chill chaser for anyone on your list and a great teacher gift, too. Its intricate patterning and texture hold a little secret—in real life, it is extremely quick, easy, and entertaining to work in the ...
Knitting: Scarf
This soft, lightweight lace scarf features an energetic motif with a brisk back-and-forth movement of openwork stretching from hem to hem. Decreasing on both sides of the fabric produces crisp lines and larger eyelets, as well as pretty self-edging along hems and selvedges.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A beautiful lace sock in three sizes S(M, L) with panels of trailing lace vine flowers front and back. Motif extends down the heel and over the top of the foot.
Knitting: Tote
This knitting pattern of a felted bag is worked with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A light, silky triangle shawl in three sizes mini(petite, tall) to use as a neck and shoulder accent or wrap. Knit in a repeating allover motif that is easily learned, this piece works up quickly, travels well, and can be resized by adding/subtracting repeats or worked in a different gauge by changing yarn weight and needles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A light, warm rectangle in two sizes petite(tall) to use as a neck and shoulder accent or wrap. Knit in a repeating allover motif that is easily learned, this piece works up quickly, travels well, and can be resized by adding/subtracting repeats or worked in a different gauge by changing yarn weight and needles.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf features a pretty openwork pattern which appears to contain fat blackberries nested in tangled branches. An easy two-sided lace, this makes a great learning project or a very quick gift knit.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in four sizes, with a robust knit/purl brickwork pattern leading down the leg and over the top of the foot. Motif is reversible for toe-up construction.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A hat with a fitted brim and a “poofy” top that won’t crush your hair; brim is knit in a contrasting variegated yarn of a lighter weight.
Knitting: Tote
A knitting pattern of a felted bag in two sizes. Can be knitted with wool leftovers.
Knitting: Scarf
This sheer rectangle scarf features a texture of staggered almond shapes that form a ribbed fabric which is attractive on both the front and the back sides. With crisp outlines and lace knitting on RS rows only, this motif is easily memorized and very intuitive to work.
Knitting: Tote
A knitting pattern of a felted bag worked with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Scarf
A ribbed cable stitch makes this a scarf that knits quickly, in a lighter fabric that remains warm. A quick pleasurable knitting project.
Knitting: Scarf
A rich, cabled keyhole scarf in two sizes (S/L) that provides cushy warmth and a neatly fitted accent for neck and shoulders, indoors or out. Just the thing to fill those coat lapels with texture and color, or add interest to a plain sweater. This is a quick and easy project worked in one piece that makes a great last-minute gift.
Knitting: Cardigan
This relaxed, tunic-length cardigan in five sizes (XS, S/M, M/L, XL, XXL) features a soft shape and a subtle fabric texture, with pleated borders along the center front edges, which rise to form a standing collar around the neck. Fit is softly oversized; this design is best worked in a softly spun yarn to encourage a luxurious drape throughout t...
Knitting: Scarf
A fine, sheer lace scarf with a Campanula flower motif framed by strong lines and airy, filtered light. A lovely, delicate piece to accent a spring or summer dress and keep drafts off of neck and shoulders. The easy to knit pattern makes it a great traveling project that has a future as a treasured gift.
Knitting: Throw
Textiles serve a variety of functions in nomadic farming households; this simple rectangular piece is a good example—one design that can be configured as a warm scarf, wrap, baby blanket, or lap robe, showcasing both a beautiful rustic yarn and luscious cabled detail. This piece knits up super fast on larger needles; without a lot of fussy detai...
Knitting: Scarf
This simple, elegant wrap or scarf in three sizes (scarf/petite wrap/tall wrap) showcases a beautiful artisan yarn by contrasting a luscious cabled detail against a sleek stockinette background. This piece knits up super fast on larger needles; without a lot of fussy details, it is the perfect vehicle for handspun or slubby yarns, special fibers...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock with a rich, knit/purl diamond motif extending down the entire heel in back and to the toe on top.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A soft and silky triangle shawl in three sizes mini(petite, tall) to encircle the shoulders and body in luxury. Knit in a repeating allover motif of tiny flower bouquets that is easily mastered, this piece works up quickly and can be resized by adding/subtracting repeats or worked in a different gauge by changing yarn and needles. Top edge is se...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This triangle shawl in three sizes Tall (Petite, Mini), features a single lace motif for the body with a self-edging along each side, and knitted from the top (long edge) to the point. It is a satisfying knitting project.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in five sizes features a sprightly caterpillar motif in knits and purls which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in four sizes (S/M/L/XL) with a pretty piecrust edge around the top and a pattern of cherries strung down the leg and over the foot to celebrate a most American summer dessert favorite.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This adorable shawl in three sizes (Petite/Medium/Tall) begins at the neck with a plaid motif which segues into a series of classic gansey knit/purl patterns; the hem is finished by a flirty ruffle. Easy-to-work motifs make this piece a good traveler or a great beginner shawl project.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Here’s a fun unisex sock in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL) that knits up quickly and puts a busy colorway to good use. The playful textured squares follow the color trail as it spirals down the leg and over the foot, bending and squeezing the fabric as it goes, for an optical effect.
Knitting: Dress
This knitting pattern for a girl jumper in three sizes begins at the hem with pleats which become cables at the yoke, and is trimmed at the neck and armholes with simple garter stitch.
Knitting: Headband
Fun accessories complete an outfit and make a statement—a juicy colorway makes them all the more modern and memorable. This head-hugging band in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) takes advantage of the combined assets in a luxury yarn blend—fine, bouncy wool provides body, warmth, and shape, exotics add a luxurious bloom, and silk contributes lovely drape a...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down unisex sock in four sizes, with a robust knit/purl block-work pattern leading down the leg and over the top of the foot. Motif is reversible for toe-up construction.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A warm, but pretty pair of fingerless mitts in two sizes (small/large) with a neat, openwork cuff and offset panel that make a feature of yarns with a soft halo. The motif is very easy to memorize and the pieces grow quickly, making this project a good choice for that last minute gift or for a beginning lace project. These mitts are designed to ...
Knitting: Cowl
A soft neckwarmer in two sizes (S/L) provides a chill-chasing layer as pretty as it is warm. Knit in a “scaffolding” motif with a little openwork and some twist-stitch accents, it is finished with a knit-on border of lace points. This piece knits up quickly, travels well, and makes great use of a small skein of luxury yarn for a beautiful gift.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These lacy mitts are knit at a fine gauge and feature a snug, sculpted fit. They are pretty, yet warm and practical for outdoor or indoor use. The lace pattern has a cabled look, but has no cables and is super-easy to work! If desired, the mitt may be worked with the lace panel extending through the cuff.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cozy scarf or wrap (in two sizes) knitted in fingering yarn featuring thistle motifs and garter stitch selvedges. Wrap is worked in two halves from hem to center back, then grafted.
Knitting: Throw, Bedspread, Baby Blanket
This beautiful blanket in four sizes (baby square/lap robe or crib blanket/throw/coverlet) is seriously simple to work yet has a mesmerizing surface pattern. Knitting it up in a deliciously lofty yarn on larger needles will keep the fabric light and warm, while allowing the texture to deepen. The easy-to work motif comprised of knits and purls w...
Knitting: Scarf
A semi-sheer scarf that derives its deco look from vertical lace panels of leaf-and-trellis. With lace work on right-side rows only, and wrong side rows all in purl, this makes a great beginning lace knitting project, or a quick gift knit.
Knitting: Mittens
A hat/mitten set in three sizes (S/M/L) with a textured cable stitch that provides warmth and depth to keep the cold out. The pieces work up quickly in worsted weight yarn, making this a great last-minute gift knit for kids and adults.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A snuggly blanket to knit for baby in three sizes (carriage/sm crib square/lg crib square) with lots of cushy texture to burrow into, yet light enough to be a go-to traveling accessory. Deep garter borders ensures the piece will lay flat and keep its shape through multiple washings, making this a practical, pretty gift to knit for an expecting f...
Knitting: Scarf
Through December 31st, 2011, all proceeds from the sale of the Crazy Quilt Scarf will be donated to the Red Scarf Project
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This winter trio in three sizes (S/M/L) features a deeply textured basketweave motif that provides cozy warmth and handsome appeal. The mitts have a fitted gusset and thumb; all pieces are quick-knit traveling projects that are great to make ahead for unisex gifting.
Knitting: Cowl
This winter trio in three sizes (S/M/L) features a deeply textured basketweave motif that provides cozy warmth and handsome appeal. The mitts have a fitted gusset and thumb; all pieces are quick-knit traveling projects that are great to make ahead for unisex gifting.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This winter trio in three sizes (S/M/L) features a deeply textured basketweave motif that provides cozy warmth and handsome appeal. The mitts have a fitted gusset and thumb; all pieces are quick-knit traveling projects that are great to make ahead for unisex gifting.
Knitting: Scarf
This knitting pattern has two versions—a basic garter one, or a lacy one.
Knitting: Stocking
A darling cap in eight sizes for all ages (newborn, 3, 9, 18 mos, 2T, 4T, and adult S, L), which coordinates with the Crocus Patch blanket. The garter brim ensures a snug fit to keep the cap in place, while the body features an openwork stitch pattern that emulates a crocus patch in bloom. With all rows worked on the right side of the fabric, th...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Scarf
A lightweight unisex lace scarf in two sizes (S/L), featuring an allover zigzag motif for textural contrast. Delicate and airy in fine yarn, this scarf could also be knit on larger needles with heavier yarn for extra warmth with a bolder look. The easy to knit pattern with wrong-side rest rows makes an excellent first lace project and a great tr...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A very Victorian shoulder shawl in three sizes (Petite/Medium/Tall), to knit in heavier laceweight or light fingering yarn. The cozy yoke is worked in garter stitch with shoulder shaping and finished with a tiny stand-up collar and lace edging at center front edges. The solid fabric opens into a zigzag lace motif for a stunning openwork hem that...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
An elegant fingerless mitt in two sizes S(L) featuring crossed lace vines front and back (palm is worked in stockinette). The rich texture and complex appearance of the lace panels make this pair a special piece to knit and wear. Length may be shortened by reducing the number of rows worked for the wrist.
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Classic architectural detail sets off this fingerless mitt and neckwarmer set in two sizes (S/L), to knit in fine, soft sock yarn. The mitts are sculpted to fit like a second skin, while the neckwarmer is relaxed. The seemingly complex cable pattern is a surprisingly simple motif.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This slouchy tam in three sizes (S/M/L) takes advantage of the combined assets in a luxury yarn blend—fine, bouncy wool provides body, warmth, and shape, while a silky fiber contributes lovely drape and sheen, with next-to-the-skin softness. The asymmetrical garter stitch brim can be folded up or worn down over one ear; the top is a swirl of pre...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This quick, easy-to knit scarf or cowl can be worked in two yarn weights (fingering or DK/light worsted) and five sizes (petite scarf/tall scarf)S cowl/M cowl/L cowl for a cozy layer on chilly days. Natural yarn colors enhance the fabric texture while richly-dyed yarns will dramatize the openwork and bold geometry. This project makes a great beg...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Here’s a top-down unisex sock in four sizes S(M, L, XL) that knits up quickly and puts a busy colorway to good use. The deep Garter Rib cuff and matching heel provide textural contrast for an allover openwork pattern of tilting checks extending down the leg and over the top of the foot.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These lacy mitts are knit at a fine gauge and feature a snug, sculpted fit. Light enough for evening wear, they also offer an extra layer of warmth on a chilly day. The lace pattern has a cabled look which is achieved with increases and decreases only—no cable needle needed!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down unisex sock in four sizes is worked in Chevron Rib which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot. Knit and purl stitches combine to yield a deep, cushy texture which hugs the leg and foot nicely.
Knitting: Purse
A knitting pattern for a bag worked in a mosaic stitch with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cozy triangle shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) that features a composition of multi-directional diamond patterns. Shawl is knit top-down with a knit-on edging at the hem.
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
This super-quick blanket in four sizes (baby blanket/lap or crib blanket/med throw/lg throw] will quickly become a family favorite, but also makes for a fun, sideline knitting project any time of year. Knit in light, lofty worsted weight wool and an appealing, reversible motif, it’s just the thing for a special graduation or wedding gift. And an...
Knitting: Scarf
Softly-sculpted overlapping curves create warm depth in this criss-cross scarf and wristlet set. Worked in a fuzzy yarn that produces a halo, this set creates a lovely frame for the face and a beautiful change in texture to fill the lapels of a dress coat. The scarf can be knit in two sizes (S, T); wristlets are one size fits all.
Knitting: Cuffs
Softly-sculpted overlapping curves create warm depth in this criss-cross scarf and wristlet set. Worked in a fuzzy yarn that produces a halo, this set creates a lovely frame for the face and a beautiful change in texture to fill the lapels of a dress coat. The scarf can be knit in two sizes (S, T); wristlets are one size fits all.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A girly lace mitt in three sizes (XS/S/L) featuring a pleated hem flounce with a panel of pretty snowdrop lace extending up the back of the hand (palm is worked in stockinette). A perky combination of entertaining, but simple to work stitches to knit in a fresh spring color for a special child or adult (smallest size will fit children ages 6 to ...
Knitting: Cuffs
These fine, nearly-weightless wristlets in two sizes (S/L) feature a frill of alternating leaf lace at the end of a snug ribbed cuff, adding a bit of feminine interest to a sweater, jacket, or coat sleeve, while providing a soft layer of warmth to shut out chilly winds.
Knitting: Scarf
A fine, nearly-weightless scarf in an openwork, alternating leaf pattern, knit in one piece.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This lightweight crescent scarf or shawl in three sizes (Petite/Medium/Tall), features a richly embossed leaf motif that circles the hem in dramatic scallops. The motif creates a shadow effect which can be further enhanced by using a yarn with some sheen or luster fiber content. Despite its size and intricate appearance, the stitch pattern is no...
Knitting: Cowl
A neat, easy to work stitch pattern keeps things moving on this scarf or cowl in two sizes (S/L) for men and women. The tailored design appears similar (but not the same) on the reverse side to increase its appeal. Scarf is knit flat and cowl is knit in the round; the simplicity of the stitch work makes this a great beginning lace project or las...
Knitting: Scarf
A neat, easy to work stitch pattern keeps things moving on this scarf or cowl in two sizes (S/L) for men and women. The tailored design appears similar (but not the same) on the reverse side to increase its appeal. Scarf is knit flat and cowl is knit in the round; the simplicity of the stitch work makes this a great beginning lace project or las...
Knitting: Scarf, Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
A cozy fall accessory set in two sizes (S/L), that features a deeply-textured openwork pattern. Inspired by the shapes and colors of berries that adorn bare branches during winter, these pieces add a similar touch of bright freshness to winter outerwear. This set is a fun project that travels well and makes an excellent gift to tuck away for fut...
Knitting: Stocking
This soft stocking cap in nine sizes knits up quickly in sport or light DK yarn to fit just about any family member, even the wee babes. Worked entirely in simple knit/purl sts and decreases, the texture mix can easily be varied from one to another. For maximum slouch and minimum weight, choose a very softly spun yarn composed of fine fibers. Fo...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Purse
A knitting Pattern of a felted bag in 2 sizes.
Knitting: Scarf
A fine, nearly-weightless lace scarf which captures the curling, fernlike imprints of frost feathers on cold glass.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This semi-sheer rectangle scarf or stole in three sizes (scarf/petite stole/tall stole) features a large, delicately sculpted motif that forms deeply scalloped hems. It is worked in two pieces from hem to center back and joined with a graft. Despite its intricate appearance, the pattern is simple to work, with wrong side rest rows and lends itse...
Knitting: Scarf
An airy, semi-sheer scarf with an allover motif of tiny ferns unfolding. With lace work on right-side rows only, this makes a great beginning lace knitting project, or a quick gift knit.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A knitting pattern of cabled mitts in two sizes. The mitts are knit at a fine gauge and feature a snug fit that feels like a second skin, yet are warm and practical for outdoor or indoor use. May be sized up for looser fit or for men’s sizes by using a slightly heavier yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rectangle shawl in two sizes petite(tall) with allover floral and fern patterns with a horizontal insect motif insert. Stole is begun with a provisional cast-on at center back and worked down to the hem, with an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the bottom hem.
Knitting: Cuffs
Fun accessories complete an outfit and make a statement—a juicy colorway makes them all the more modern and memorable. These dramatic arm warmers and boot liners/leg warmers in multiple sizes add a striking finish to neutral winter outerwear, but also work a treat for gifting. Small enough to be highly portable and worked in an addicting stitch ...
Knitting: Legwarmers
Fun accessories complete an outfit and make a statement—a juicy colorway makes them all the more modern and memorable. These dramatic arm warmers and boot liners/leg warmers in multiple sizes add a striking finish to neutral winter outerwear, but also work a treat for gifting. Small enough to be highly portable and worked in an addicting stitch ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in four sizes (S/M/L/XL) features the deep ribbing and horizontal knit/purl motifs of a classic gansey sweater. A simple rib extends down the leg and over the top of the foot to complete the design. Simple-to-work motifs make it a good traveler that is readily converted to toe-up construction.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Dramatic flames blaze down the leg and over the foot of this top-down sock in three sizes (S, M, L), to celebrate the charismatic element of fire. The large motif is easy and entertaining to work (but difficult to put down); the result is a stunning sock to gift or keep.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This airy triangle in three sizes (petite/medium/tall) is light enough to float away on a breeze, yet provides the perfect amount of coverage for a crisp fall morning. The cable twists placed at each corner of the openwork diamonds give the fabric just the right amount of weight to form beautifully draped folds along its bias lines. The design f...
Knitting: Accessories - Other
This airy scarf or stole is light enough to float away on a breeze, yet provides the perfect amount of coverage for a crisp fall morning. The cable twists placed at each corner of the openwork diamonds give the fabric just the right amount of weight to form beautifully draped folds along its bias lines. The design features asymmetrical edgings f...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Garter diamonds twine intricately around the upper leg of this sock in four sizes (S/M/L/XL), then separate to spiral down to the heel and over the top of the foot in chain ribs. The crisply-textured fabric with simple crossed stitches can be worked with or without a cable needle.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This soft, lightweight triangle shawl in three sizes (petite, medium, tall) features a simple allover lace stitch throughout the body with a deep border of sinuous leaf pattern. Together these motifs evoke the petal and leaf structures of hydrangeas, a June flower mentioned in the novel Mrs. Dalloway. The shawl is worked from neck to hem with pr...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A delicate lace motif flutters along the border of this airy triangle shawl, to knit from hem to neck in three sizes (petite, medium, tall). Using a luminous woolen-spun yarn will result in a fabric that glows from within to highlight the shawl’s beautiful linear elements.
Knitting: Scarf
Distinct lines of decreases and openwork create the look of a grapevine trellis across the surface of this airy, lightweight scarf. The stitch pattern is simple to learn and work, with WS rows all in purl; this piece makes a great traveling project.
Knitting: Purse
A tiny bag with fur trim that is a favorite of little girls. Can also be used as an evening bag.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A fine, nearly-sheer stole in two sizes with an airy pattern reminiscent of gusting ocean breezes. Weightless enough to keep tucked away for use when an unexpected chill rises, this piece floats beautifully around the shoulders for an extra layer of warmth.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This warm winter cap in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL) is worked with a single cable detail to showcase a rustic, earthy yarn. Since this piece knits up super fast on larger needles, it is good vehicle for chunky handspun or slubby yarns, special fibers, or learning to cable. Knit in a softly spun wool, cotton, or exotic fiber blend to get the right d...
Knitting: Mittens
These warm winter mittens in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL) are worked with a single cable detail to showcase a rustic, earthy yarn. Since they knit up super fast on larger needles, they are a good vehicle for chunky handspun or slubby yarns, special fibers, or learning to cable. They feature a fitted gusset and top shaping.
Knitting: Stocking
A cute, slouchy cap in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL), with a wide, tweed textured brim to frame the face. Worked completely in the round, the knit/purl brim offers a snug fit below to keep the cap in place, but gives way to softly slumping volume above.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A deeply-textured triangle shawl in three sizes (petite/medium/tall) to knit from neck to hem in a rich yarn blend. The body is worked in a busy but simple eyelet pattern while the otherwise solid garter stitch hem features windows of bold lace medallions. The resulting play of pattern and light provides an intriguing accent to wear near the fac...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in five sizes features a knit/purl motif which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot in a grid of tweedy squares. The pattern strikes a great balance between a subtle look and fun knitting that travels well. Sock is easily converted to toe-up construction. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall v...
Knitting: Scarf
A fine, nearly-sheer scarf in an airy pattern reminiscent of gusting ocean breezes. Weightless enough to keep tucked away for use when an unexpected chill rises, or to tie around the hair on a windy drive or walk.
Knitting: Scarf
A fine, featherweight scarf pattern in a luxurious silky yarn, suitable for any climate. An arabesque motif with the appearance of repeating “Hamsa” talismans graces the length of this piece. Simple decreases and all-purl “rest” rows result in a fabric that looks far more intricate than it is to work.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless mitts are a great idea for active little ones who need fingers free to explore outdoors or to keep busy in the car with back seat play activities. Mitts in five children’s sizes (XXS/XS/S/M/L, to fit ages 2 to 14 years) have a snug fit with deep ribbed cuff, shaped thumb gusset, and extra hand coverage for warmth. Add a patterned pane...
Knitting: Cowl
A ring of hazelnuts dusted with gold encircles the hem of this neckwarmer in three sizes (S/M/L) to knit with softly spun DK yarn. The piece features a buttoned closure and knits up in a hurry from a surprisingly small amount of yarn, making it a go-to solution for last-minute gifting.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A fabric with a cabled look, but no cables and a little openwork but no lace, makes this top-down sock in five sizes (S, M, L, XL, XXL) universally appealing. Featuring an easy to memorize pattern with lots of textural interest, this project travels well and knits up quickly into a sleek, lightweight sock suitable for casual or dress wear.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Throw, Bedspread, Baby Blanket
This fun-to knit, multi-sized rectangle can be worked in two yarn weights (fingering or DK/light worsted) and five sizes (petite wrap/tall wrap/baby blanket/small throw/large throw) for a cozy extra layer on chilly days. Natural yarn colors enhance the fabric texture and play well with a variety of clothing; richly-dyed colorways will dramatize ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A striking triangle shawlette in two sizes (petite/tall) to knit as a warm layer for the fall and winter months ahead. Cozy garter stitch accents the slender hazel leaf motifs that line the hem, in contrast with the eyelet fabric of the body above. The silvery-green base color of the yarn is shot with bright yellow, signaling the change of seaso...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
My friend Helen suggested that the textured motif in one of my hat patterns (Squish Me) would be perfect for the pair of comfy, slouchy socks she was wanting—what could I say except, “You got it, Helen”. And so this top-down sock was conceived, with four sizes (XS/S/M/L) to fit just about anyone we know. With a quick and easy knit/purl motif, ma...
Knitting: Cuffs, Beret, Tam
This petite lace beret in three sizes (S/M/L) with matching ruffled wristlets, adds a light layer of warmth or keeps hair in place during the blustery days of fall and spring. The pretty, biased openwork motif has lace knitting on every round, but its complexity is alleviated by the circular construction of the pieces, where the right side of th...
Knitting: Pullover
A slim-fitting three-season cable and lace henley in nine sizes (XXS, XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X). The design features set-in sleeves, jewel neck, center front placket with close-set buttons, and inset body shaping. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.
Knitting: Mittens
A warm hat/mitten set in three sizes with a cozy texture that provides warmth and interest. The knit/purl pattern works up quickly in worsted weight yarn, making this a great last-minute gift knit.
Knitting: Cardigan
A button-down cardigan sweater or vest in six sizes S(M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), featuring a Tartan knit/purl fabric, cable details, set-in sleeves (vest has ribbed armhole trim), and a standing ribbed collar. Body is knit in one piece to the underarm; sleeves are knit flat. Sweater has a classic fit with 2-4 inches of ease; shown in size medium (38 inc...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A light rectangle scarf or wrap in two sizes (petite, tall) featuring an easy-to-work stitch pattern with a rolling cadence. Garment is knit in two pieces and grafted at center back for symmetry. Works well with rustic or handspun yarns and tonal variegated colorways.
Knitting: Cowl
This neckwarmer in two sizes carries us through seasonal transitions by providing a chill-chasing layer without bulk. Knit in a crystalline cable-and-lace motif and finished with a knit-on border of lace snowflakes, this piece works up quickly on circular needles, travels well, and makes a beautiful gift.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Baby’s first shawl—a soft, magical square, worked in the round from the center out in lace patterns suggesting a field a-buzz with bees and grasses. Worked in washable fingering wool, this piece is as sturdy as it is pretty and practical to use at home or when traveling.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rectangle shawl in two sizes featuring multiple stitch patterns. The rectangle is knitted from center back to hem; the side edges are self-trimmed. Knitting pattern is written for two sizes, petite (tall).
Knitting: Knee-highs
This top-down, boot or knee sock in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL) features the deep ribbing and horizontal knit/purl motifs of a classic gansey sweater. Shaping throughout the upper leg is adjustable to ensure a proper fit. Easy-to-work motifs make this project a good traveler that is readily converted to toe-up construction.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A quick-to-knit set in three sizes featuring an allover waffle texture and deep ribbing at wrist and earband. Mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset. A great last-minute gift project using stash yarn. May be resized by substituting different yarn weights or needle sizes.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scrubber, Bath Mitt
If you like a nice scrub (or know someone who does) and are curious about exotic plant-based yarns, here is a fun and quick project with which to go exploring. Instructions included for two bath mitt styles in two sizes (S/L) and two back scrubber styles. Mitts are knit in the round and back scrubbers are knit flat. Either piece is a great begin...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Here is a trio of velvety-soft cotton cloths in classic, subtle textures for bath or kitchen duty. Knit from unmercerized sport weight cotton, these cloths have a lighter hand, making them perfect for next-to-the-skin use, especially for babies or those needing special care. Each cloth features a simple knit/purl texture that looks great on both...
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
An adorable jacket for baby in six sizes (3, 6, 12, 18 mos, 2T, 4T), knit in one piece from hem to neck in cushy garter stitch and openwork stitch patterns. Features a-line shaping through the body, raglan yoke, and a snuggly collar to finish. Matching hat in five sizes included.
Knitting: Purse
The felted bag in this knitting pattern is worked in a mosaic knit stitch with a single strand of worsted weight yarn throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A Faroese shawl in one size featuring an array of lace patterns evoking the magical textures and colorful highlights of the raven’s cloak. Shawl is worked top-down, with shaping at the shoulders, and an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the outer border.
Knitting: Scarf
The wide lace scarves of the 1920s were worn long and silky to accent the new slender figure and clothing of the decade, but probably came in handy, too, for those baring shoulders for the first time. This fine, silky rectangle features a shimmery damask pattern that relies on changes in stitch direction for the play of shadows across its surfac...
Knitting: Cowl
A delicious neckwarmer in two sizes S(L) that caresses the neck in warmth without fussiness. Knit in a combination of two different vine motifs, this piece works up quickly on circular needles and makes great use of a small amount of luxury yarn.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
A button-down jacket in seven sizes XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), knit in an allover tweedy textured stitch, with set-in sleeves, hip pockets with flap and side entry, side hem slits, optional half belt, and shirt collar (opens to form lapels). All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An airy stole consisting of a single stitch motif, perfect for a light covering indoors or out. Makes a good knitting project for a beginning or intermediate lace knitter, and a quick knit for a more experienced knitter.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL), based on our popular Strömming Cap design, features a lively textured cuff that segues into a subtle vertical “stripe” which travels down the leg and over the foot. Easy to work knit/purl motifs make this project a quick knitting, good traveler that is readily converted to toe-up construction.
Knitting: Tote
In this knitting pattern of a felted bag you work with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Cowl, Cuffs
A delicious neckwarmer and wristlet set in two sizes S(L) to caress the neck and wrists in warmth without fussiness. Constructed in the round in a combination of two easy lace motifs, these pieces add a touch of flamenco flare with their shape and sassy texture.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Woolen Rabbit Bambino, Knitting Notions Classic Merino Bamboo, Artsygal Bamboo Blend Sock, Black Bunny Fibers Bamboo Lite Sock, Fyberspates Bamboo Merino Dream, Fearless Fiber’s Superwash Merino Sock yarn, Spritely Goods Sylph, Shivaya Naturals Superwash Merino Sock, or any fine sock yarn that will knit to correct gauge.
Knitting: Cowl
A cute cowl and mitts set with flirty kick pleats, “plaid” textured patterning, and mock tab closures to knit in three youth and adult sizes (S/M/L). Because these pieces work up quickly in the round using a clever combination of knits and purls, they make terrific traveling projects. The mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset to provide a snug fit.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A cute cowl and mitts set with flirty kick pleats, “plaid” textured patterning, and mock tab closures to knit in three youth and adult sizes (S/M/L). Because these pieces work up quickly in the round using a clever combination of knits and purls, they make terrific traveling projects. The mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset to provide a snug fit.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down unisex sock in four sizes features a knit/purl motif which is enhanced by using a yarn that has a bit of sheen. Knits and purls are arranged in the motif to wind up the foot and leg like kites or ribbons in the wind.
Knitting: Scarf
A zig-zag openwork pattern provides allover texture and complexity in this warm, cuddly scarf. The simple lace pattern offers a big reward for the time investment required, making this a quick, last-minute friendship gift that is nonetheless quite special.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A Faroese shawl in one size with allover floral and fern patterns finishing with a banded insect motif just above the hem. Shawl is worked top-down, with shaping at the shoulders and an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the hem border.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick-to-knit set in three sizes featuring an allover cocoon texture with ribbing at wrist and earband. A great last-minute gift project that makes good use of stash yarn
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down unisex sock in four sizes with an unusual rib running down the leg and over the top of the foot. The pattern of twist stitches opens to reveal cozy cocoon shapes that provide warmth and a snug fit. Pattern is easily reversed for toe-up construction.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Sensuous cabled garlands swirl over the surface of this classic scarf and hat set, providing subtle, elegant texture, enhanced by the use of a soft yarn. The beret, in two sizes (S/L), is worked entirely in the round and the scarf is worked flat.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This leaf-patterned mitt and scarf set includes instructions for two different yarn weights, and can be resized up or down by changing needle size and/or yarn weight.
Knitting: Cowl
Softly-sculpted overlapping leaf motifs create warm depth in this cuddly neckwarmer and mitt set in two sizes (S, L). The neckwarmer features a pretty scalloped bottom edge and the mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset for a beautiful fit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A silky little triangle, worked from hem to neck in three sizes (mini/petite/tall) with an ornately sculpted hem. The easy-to-work stitch patterns and wrong-side rest rows make this piece a great first shawl project, or a fun, relaxing weekend traveler for experienced knitters. The ornate look belies its simplicity of construction; this piece kn...
Knitting: Purse
Worked in a mosaic stitch this bag is knitted with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mittens
These adorable mitts employ 4-needle construction with a little extra finishing work, but totally worth it!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in six sizes (XXS, XS, S, M, L , XL) features a universally appealing knit/purl motif which strikes a great balance between a subtle look and fun knitting that travels well; it also puts variegated yarns to great use. Sock is easily converted to toe-up construction. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall var...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
What could be more versatile outerwear for late-summer evenings than a wide lace scarf or stole? This pretty rectangle is strung with leaf motifs that are highlighted all around in yarnovers, like moonlight peeking between garden vines. The piece is worked in two parts from hem to center back, then grafted together to finish (it may be also be w...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A pretty triangle scarf or shawlette in three sizes (scarf/petite shawl/tall shawl), worked from hem to neck, bordered by a deep expanse of lily-of-the-valley motifs. The easy-to-work stitch patterns and simplicity of construction make this piece a great first shawl project, or a fun weekend traveler for experienced knitters. This piece knits up...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A silky, star-splashed triangle, worked from neck to hem in three sizes (mini/petite/tall) with a lacy hem of dancing firefly motifs. The easy-to-work stitch patterns and wrong-side rest rows make this piece a great first shawl project, or a fun, relaxing weekend traveler for experienced knitters. It’s ornate appearance belies its simplicity of ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down unisex sock in four sizes features a knit/purl motif which is enhanced by using a yarn that has a bit of sheen. Split diamonds shimmer down the leg and over the top of the foot to show off the contrast of the knits and purls in this simple stitch pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A faroese shawl in two sizes petite(tall) worked from hem to neck with deeply-curving leaf motifs and dainty, undulating vertical panels. Incorporated leaf edgings along the front and neck edges complete the composition. Recommended for handpainted variegated yarns with subtle, tonal color changes. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down lace sock in one size, composed of ornate, sculpted stitches fit for the Queen Bee. Patterns extend down the back of the heel and over the top of the foot.
Knitting: Cowl
Mass transit is fast-moving, busy-busy, and never looks the same twice—which is exactly the mood captured by this luscious, deeply textured cowl in two sizes (S/L). This extremely quick knit nevertheless offers results that look as if you spent weeks slaving over it. The truth is, the more randomly you work with your colors, the more complex it ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick to knit multi-sized set of three patterns featuring a tweed texture with universal appeal. Fingerless mitts in four sizes have a sculpted thumb gusset; hat in four sizes has a deep turned-back brim to close out the cold. A great last-minute gift project which travels well and knits up in a flash.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A toe-up sock with an asymmetrically placed openwork pattern of leaves, that winds up the foot and around the leg, ending in an eyelet rib at the top edge.
Knitting: Scarf
The diamond motif in this sheer scarf is knit to appear half solid and half in filigree, like shimmering mermaid tails and swirling water bubbles. Its delicate lines and silky sheen show off the effect as light passes through the fabric. Makes a great summer accessory worked in iridescent jewel tones or pastels. With its easy to knit pattern and...
Knitting: Tote
Worked in a mosaic stitch this bag is knitted with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
A scarf or neckwarmer in two sizes (S/L) to match the Eliza mitts with the same pleated hem flounce and pretty snowdrop lace. The neckwarmer features a button side closure. Scarf is worked in two pieces and grafted at center back. An excellent first lace project that experienced knitters will enjoy as well for its suitability as a quick knit gif...
Knitting: Scarf, Beret, Tam
Deliciously deep, soft cables fold and twist coyly around this hat and scarf in two sizes (S/L), making the most of a light, airy luxury yarn. The hat is worked entirely in the round while the scarf is worked flat in simple cables that are easy on the hand and eye (options for straight or infinity scarf included).
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
DK yarn about 500 yards to 8 ounces; Briar Rose Wistful or Earthsong, Fearless Fibers DK/Sport Cashmere, Mohair/Wool DK, or Alpaca/Wool DK, Nashua Handknits Sublime DK, Indieceta Baby Alpaca DK, Mountain Colors DK
Knitting: Cuffs
These fine-gauge wristlets in two sizes (S/L) feature a flutter of pretty moth motifs accented with a single nupp. While light and frothy looking, these pretty cuffs create a nice layer at the end of a coat sleeve to keep the cold out. They also make excellent use of leftovers from larger lace projects for a sweet accessory to match a shawl or s...
Knitting: Scarf
A wide lace scarf is so versatile for late fall and winter, when the wind tries to find its way into every unprotected niche. This pretty rectangle features a shimmery moth motif with a single nupp. Edged in simple faggoting with a lovely scalloped hem, the motif can be read in either direction, so it is well suited to be knit in one piece. A go...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down unisex sock in seven sizes (XXS/XS/S/M/L/XL/XXL) with leg and foot in a cozy tweed rib. The simple, quick-to-knit motif is easily reversed for toe-up construction and provides a nice mix of stitches for a busy colorway or a sleek tone-on-tone effect in solid yarn. This sock is a great traveling project that will appeal to the whole fa...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in four sizes S(M, L, XL) that knits up quickly in a pattern of openwork diamonds on a garter background for a vintage look with unisex appeal.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This sheer rectangle stole in two sizes (petite/tall) provides a lighter-than-air layer over a bare summer dress or top. Lace knitting on both sides of the fabric produces an arabesque of interlocking shapes with crisp lines, delicate eyelets, and pretty points along the hem edges. A wide, delicate edging along the length of each side border com...
Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cuddly wrap or scarf with columns of flying geese and cattail motifs, to keep even the coldest north wind away from neck and shoulders. Knit from hem to center back in two halves and grafted, the wrap is patterned for two lengths and the scarf for one.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Knit socks fit for that baby in your life, using leftovers or stash yarn (or new!). Sock features a deep ribbed cuff, two heel choices, and two choices for toe closure. It may be further customized by using any 2-, 4-, or 6-stitch pattern for the cuff, rather than the 2-by-2 rib suggested (6-stitch patterns do not work with every size). Pattern ...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These cozy quick fingerless mitts in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) to fit older children and adults) feature an appealingly tweedy rib-and-cable texture. The fingerless mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset and the hat is trimmed with ribbing to close out the cold.
Knitting: Stocking
This cozy quick hat in four sizes (XS/S/M/L to fit older children and adults) features an appealingly tweedy rib-and-cable texture. The hat is trimmed with ribbing to close out the cold and the fingerless mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset.
Knitting: Scarf
This cozy quick scarf in two sizes features an appealingly tweedy rib-and-cable texture.
Knitting: Cardigan
A close-fitting, button-down cardigan in eight sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X), with bodice in corrugated knit/purl fabric, garter-rib peplum, set-in sleeves, and shaped neckband. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in solids, tweeds, or tonal variegated yarns.
Knitting: Cowl
A stretchy loop in a play of motifs that change scale, creating an op-art illusion in both the structure and the surface pattern. The loop in three sizes (S/M/L) is completely versatile to wear as either a long or short cowl or a fanny band over tights and leggings. Shown here in worsted weight yarn and knit on larger needles, the piece may be e...
Knitting: Scarf
This knitting pattern offers cables mix with some openwork to make this a scarf that moves along quickly, in a lighter fabric that remains warm.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These featherweight mitts in two lengths are knit at a fine gauge and feature a lace cuff and thumb, with a vertical motif along the outer side. Mitts may be resized by using larger or smaller needles and/or varying the yarn weight.
Knitting: Scarf
This fine, semi-sheer scarf is knit in two pieces from the hem to the center back, then grafted together. Knit in finer yarn on smaller needles it will be more sheer and narrower, while larger needles and heavier yarn will produce a wider, denser piece.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A scarf consisting of a single, rippling stitch motif, perfect for a light covering indoors or out. Makes a good knitting project for a beginning or intermediate lace knitter, and a quick knit for a more experienced knitter.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rectangle stole in two sizes (petite/tall) featuring vertical lace panels and incorporated edging along the selvedges. Though the pattern is easy to work and quickly memorized, lace knitting on both wrong and right sides lends visual intricacy to the fabric. Stole is worked in one piece.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Wavy rows of nodding poppies trail down the leg and over the foot of this top-down sock in four sizes XS(S, M, L). Yarnovers and decreases create an undulating rib that mimics the gentle motion of this bright spring flower.
Knitting: Scarf
A quick-to-knit set in three sizes featuring an allover wavy texture which reverses to a slightly different pattern on the back side. Mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset, and the hat has optional earflaps for extra coverage. A great last-minute gift project using stash yarn. May be resized by substituting different yarn weights or needle sizes.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in four sizes featuring a wavy allover texture which extends down the leg and over the foot. A simple arrangement of knits and purls yields a deep, cushy texture reminiscent of the famous cobblestone streets of Europe.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A spritely triangle in three sizes (mini/petite/tall), worked from hem to neck in a composition of delicate pea vines dotted with nupps (add or substitute beads if desired). Despite its intricate appearance, this piece travels well and knits up quickly to make a special accessory for the gardener in each of us.
Knitting: Scarf
Solid pear motifs appear suspended along the open trelliswork of this sheer scarf. The scalloped hems and meandering path of the openwork are the result of the horizontal expansion and contraction of the stitch pattern. This is a great on-the-go project, with lace knitting on right-side rows only and “rest” rows entirely in purl. Use of a differ...
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Stocking
Perfect for unpredictable transition seasons, this slouchy stocking hat knits up in two sizes (S/L) with a twist—unexpected lacy openwork to lighten the mood in blustery weather. The hat brim is reversible and can be doubled back if desired. For maximum slouch, choose a very soft yarn.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Perfect for unpredictable transition seasons, these pretty fingerless mitts knit up in two sizes (S/L) with a twist—unexpected lacy openwork to lighten the mood in blustery weather. The mitts have a fitted thumb gusset and longer cuff.
Knitting: Cowl
Perfect for unpredictable transition seasons, this pretty neckwarmer in two sizes (P/T)knits up with a twist—unexpected lacy openwork to lighten the mood in warmer blustery weather. The combination of lace patterns is far easier to knit than it appears, with most wrong side rows worked entirely in purl. This is a great project for both beginners...
Knitting: Scarf
Perfect for unpredictable transition seasons, this pretty scarf in two sizes (P/T) knits up with a twist—unexpected lacy openwork to lighten the mood in warmer blustery weather. The combination of lace patterns is far easier to knit than it appears, with most wrong side rows worked entirely in purl. This is a great project for both beginners and...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A delicate Victorian composition to drape over the shoulders or wrap around head and neck. Worked from hem to neck in three sizes (petite/medium/tall), the shawl features a dramatic horizontal hem, back panel in pine cone lace, and shoulder shaping for a lovely curving fit. Complex lace work throughout results in a sheer fabric with timeless bea...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A toe-up sock in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) with the nubby texture and color of fir cones, highlighted at the side of the foot and leg by an openwork motif of pine cones hanging on branches.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These simple, weightless mitts in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) knit up quickly in laceweight yarn to provide a light layer of warmth without limiting hand mobility or dexterity. Worked entirely in knit and purl stitches with simple shaping, they offer a sculpted, no-slip fit that feels like a second skin. Optional patterning on the back of the hand add...
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Stocking
This handsome stocking cap in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL) lends just the right finishing touch to any outfit, from urban bike commuter to maxi skirt and suede boots. The mainstay of its cozy, grandpa texture is a classic thermal rib stitch, defined by ribbed cables at each side. The reversible fabric can be rolled up at the brim for a snug fit or w...
Knitting: Scarf
A breeze of a scarf with a strong pattern to accent any simple outfit or neckline. With more openwork than solid fabric, this all-weather scarf makes great use of a single skein of luxury yarn and is the perfect solution for a quick gift project.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) featuring an easy-to-knit openwork pattern that captures the fanciful play of light found at its namesake peninsula refuge. The faux-cable motif knits up in a snap and looks equally well when worked in toe-up construction; this sock is a portable and entertaining travel project.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A pretty rectangle in three sizes (scarf/petite/tall), worked in a vertical composition of delicate pea vines dotted with nupps (add or substitute beads if desired). Piece is worked from hem to center back in two pieces, then grafted afterward. Despite its intricate appearance, this piece travels well and knits up quickly to make a special acces...
Knitting: Scarf
A bold pattern of solid diamonds alternating with openwork ones keeps the eye bouncing along this cheery scarf. Knit it up in a soft, bright colorway for fun, or choose a darker, springier yarn for a sleek, elegant effect. The easy-to-learn motif has simple lace knitting on RS rows only, making this a great project for knitting along at sporting...
Knitting: Cowl
Fun accessories complete an outfit and make a statement—a juicy colorway makes them all the more modern and memorable. This dramatic cowl in three sizes (S/M/L) adds a striking finish to neutral winter outerwear, but also works a treat for gifting. Small enough to be highly portable and worked in the round in an addicting, easy to work motif, th...
Knitting: Scarf
A fun scarf and mitts set to knit in DK yarn with or without trim. Knits up quickly and makes a great last-minute hand knitted gift.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This pretty scarf, stole, or cowl in three sizes is a fun and wonderfully portable project, thanks to an easy-to-learn, addictive motif. With its highly contrasted areas of solid and openwork, the fabric filters light to pretty effect and drapes into lush folds when knit in a silky yarn blend. In a springier yarn, the finished piece will be full...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Toe-up sock in four sizes XS(S, M, L) featuring an openwork pattern of bobbing sailboats at the top of the leg with a wavy twist-stitch rib trailing down the ankle and foot in their wake. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover
A unisex pullover or cardigan to knit in eleven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, 6X, 7X), with alternating panels of cable and rib to provide cozy, sturdy texture. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed; sweater has set-in sleeves with ribbed v-neck or round neck and front finishes. Knits up nicely in a variety of light worsted s...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in three sizes (S, M, L), featuring a cable-and-lace frost pattern which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot for deeply-textured interest. May be reversed for toe-up construction. May be resized by substituting needles and/or yarn.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf features a pretty openwork pattern which splits into gleaming rivulets that come back together again continually along its length. Simple decreases and purled rest rows make this a great take-along or learning project.
Knitting: Tote
A knitting pattern for a felted bag worked in a mosaic stitch with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Here’s a top-down unisex sock in three sizes S(M, L) with an appealing rib-and-garter texture traveling down the leg and over the top of the foot. The easily memorized motif makes for a good traveling project that is uncomplicated by cables or tricky sts; pattern may be reversed for toe-up construction.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Throw, Baby Blanket
A pretty, lightweight square shawl in two sizes (S/L) for baby, worked in allover rosebud patterns from the center out in the round. The eyelet motifs used throughout are easy to work with all-knit rest rows in between. Pretty as a picture, it is also practical, when knit up in soft, machine washable fingering yarn.
Knitting: Skirt
Notes:  A fun and flirty skirt, that works as hard as it plays. it flatters the figure, moves with you, and doesn’t sit out.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in four sizes features a knit/purl motif which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot, creating a fabric which resembles a “school plaid”.
Knitting: Cowl
This infinity scarf or cowl in three sizes (S/M/L) features the stout ribbing and horizontal knit/purl motifs of a classic gansey sweater with a bit of a twist—the hem rib will flare into a short flirty ruffle. Easy-to-work motifs make this piece a good traveler or a great beginner project.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A cute, slouchy tam in three sizes (Small/Medium/Large), with a wide textured brim that reads like a “plaid” when knit in variegated yarn. Its width ensures a snug fit to frame the face and the button closure at one side completes the kilt effect. The brim is knit back and forth in rows, then joined to work the upper body in the round to create ...
Knitting: Cowl
A light, cuddly cowl or infinity scarf in three sizes (S/M/L) to wear in a simple ring, double up, or configure with a special pin. The raised garter texture keeps the eye moving and has plenty of body to create a dimensional focal point for any outfit. Easy to work stitches and a simple, one-piece circular construction make this a great option ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Doll Clothes
This simple, everyday triangle in three sizes (doll, petite, tall) is distinguished by the fluid drama of its scalloped hem, the waves of which are further accentuated by using a random mix of natural colors, to be determined by the knitter. The hem lace is a variation of the easy-to-work feather and fan motif, used in traditional Scottish hap s...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in six sizes with a shifting rib pattern that extends down the leg and over the top of the foot, and is especially friendly with self-striping yarns.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down unisex sock in seven sizes (XXS/XS/S/M/L/XL/XXL) with leg and foot in a simple allover tweed stitch. The easy to work knit/purl motif reveals a larger pattern of subtle diamonds as the fabric grows. Pattern can be easily reversed for toe-up construction and provides a sleek tone-on-tone effect in solid or nearly-solid colorways.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A rectangle stole in two sizes featuring lace patterns that evoke the magical textures and colorful highlights of the raven’s cloak. Shawl is worked from center back to hem, with a small edging incorporated at the selvedges, and an applied (knitted on) edging to finish the hem.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
In Chinese mythology, the sky ladder connects heaven and earth, enabling gods and humans to travel between the two. The “ladder” may take the form of a high mountain, mythical tree, tower, rainbow, or cobweb. This sweet cap, in eight sizes (newborn, 3, 9, 18 mos, 2T, 4T, and adult S, L), coordinates with a Sky Ladder scarf, wrap, or blanket. Nat...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap, Throw, Baby Blanket
In Chinese mythology, the sky ladder connects heaven and earth, enabling gods and humans to travel between the two. The “ladder” may take the form of a high mountain, mythical tree, tower, rainbow, or cobweb. Appropriately, our February project is a squooshy piece of heaven to knit in a variety of shapes—scarf, (petite/tall wrap)baby blanket, th...
Knitting: Scarf
In Chinese mythology, the sky ladder connects heaven and earth, enabling gods and humans to travel between the two. The “ladder” may take the form of a high mountain, mythical tree, tower, rainbow, or cobweb. Appropriately, our February project is a squooshy piece of heaven to knit in a variety of shapes—scarf, (petite/tall wrap)baby blanket, th...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In Chinese mythology, the sky ladder connects heaven and earth, enabling gods and humans to travel between the two. The “ladder” may take the form of a high mountain, mythical tree, tower, rainbow, or cobweb. Appropriately, our February project is a squooshy piece of heaven to knit in a variety of shapes—scarf, (petite/tall wrap)baby blanket, th...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These textured fingerless mitts with coordinating slouchy stocking cap in multiple sizes knit up quickly in DK/light worsted yarn for a stylishly warm answer to mid-winter cold. The mitts have a fitted thumb gusset while the hat brim is reversible and can be doubled back if desired. For maximum slouch, choose a very softly spun yarn. For snug fi...
Knitting: Stocking
This slouchy stocking cap with matching fingerless mitts in multiple sizes knits up quickly in DK/light worsted yarn for a stylishly warm answer to mid-winter cold. The mitts have a fitted thumb gusset while the hat brim is reversible and can be doubled back if desired. For maximum slouch, choose a very softly spun yarn. For snug fit, go down on...
Knitting: Purse
A knitting pattern of a generously sized bag that can double as a small tote. Work with a double strand of worsted weight throughout.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A great slouchy cap in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) to fit anyone from baby to daddy, with a wide, deeply textured brim to frame the face. Worked completely in the round with an easy to work motif, the knit/purl brim offers a snug fit below to keep the cap in place, but gives way to softly slumping volume above. Coordinates perfectly with the Roger Soc...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A mid-length mitt with allover lace motifs of pine trees and snowflakes, featuring a sculpted thumb gusset. Mitts are right/left interchangeable and may be resized by using larger or smaller needles and/or varying the yarn weight.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A square shawl featuring an array of swirling snowflake and pine motifs. Shawl is worked from the center out to hem edge in the round, and has an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the outer border. Recommended for solid or handpainted yarns with subtle color variations. Substituting yarn and needles will result in a variation in finished shawl...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in four sizes features a unisex motif of gridded squares which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot. Comprised of a simple arrangement of knits and purls, the pattern yields a deep, cushy texture with a cozy appeal.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in four sizes, comprised of motifs inspired by the rippling waters of the Mediterranean.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This sock knitting pattern will help you achieve a personalized fit with the yarn and needles of your choice. It may be further customized by using a 2, 4, 6, or 8-stitch pattern in the cuff, rather than the 2-by-2 rib suggested (6 and 8-stitch patterns do not work with every size); includes a worksheet for figuring size according to gauge swatch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A fun semicircle shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) that is sure to bring out the sun on those darker days in late fall. Its expanding sunflower design makes for some fun and interesting knitting as each section evolves from the needles. Worked from neck to hem in a lofty lace yarn, the fabric is lightweight, yet strikingly textured; this could be...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A deliciously squishy sock in six sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL) with universal appeal. The deeply textured fabric has a mesmerizing swirly motif with a few tiny cables, a little openwork, and stretchy comfort. Despite its complex appearance, the pattern is easy to work, making for a project that travels well and knits up quickly to keep or give a...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
A deliciously squishy scarf or neckwarmer in multiple sizes to knit from soft sock weight yarn. The swirls of its mesmerizing texture are layered with tiny cables and a little openwork to create depth. Despite its complex appearance, the pattern is easy to work, making for a project that travels well and knits up quickly to keep or give as a gift.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This top-down sock in four sizes features a sleek, pleated pennant motif which extends down the leg and over the top of the foot for a dressy or sporty effect.
Knitting: Cowl
Knit in a luscious fiber blend, this spiraling neckwarmer will provide a pretty and cozy extra layer at the throat. Finished with a knitted-on border of turning leaves, this piece knits up quickly on circular needles and makes a beautiful gift.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A pretty, warm mitt in two sizes (S, L) featuring a lace pattern that spirals the wrist and extends up the back of the hand. Finished with a knitted-on hem border of turning leaves, this piece knits up quickly and makes a beautiful impression as a gift.
Knitting: Cardigan
A close-fitting, ribbed lace cardigan in seven sizes (XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), with set-in sleeves, jewel neck, and offset body shaping. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed. Works up beautifully in solid, semi-solid, tonal handpaints, and tweed yarns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A flirty, half-hexagon shawl in two sizes (petite/tall), worked from hem to neck, featuring openwork motifs that mimic the textured patterns in ice crystals and snowflakes. While the stitchwork and construction appear intricate, the motifs are actually worked entirely with simple maneuvers; the challenge with this piece is that for some, it may ...
Knitting: Cowl
A slouchy cowl or infinity scarf in three sizes (S/M/L) with a welted pattern that expands and contracts to give the piece luscious, cozy volume. The deep knit/purl texture looks great on both sides, giving body and definition to soft, luxury yarn blends. Easy to work stitches and a simple, one-piece circular construction make this a great optio...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A slouchy hat in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) with a welted pattern that expands and contracts to give the piece luscious, cozy volume. The deep knit/purl texture gives body and definition to soft, luxury yarn blends, encouraging the hat to collapse into soft folds. Easy to work stitches and a simple, one-piece circular construction make this a great o...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This soft, lightweight triangle shawl in three sizes features a simple overall body stitch with an easy-to-work edging incorporated along each side. It is begun at the point and worked toward that top edge, which is finished with a tiny knit-on picot edging
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A knitting pattern of a pretty rectangular stole featuring multiple lace patterns and a wide, deep edging.
Knitting: Cardigan, Pullover, Vest
Another versatile unisex design in nine sizes (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, 6X) to knit as a vest, cardigan, or pullover in sport yarn. Subtle pebble texture is accented at the seams with cable panels for depth and interest. Perfect for solid, tweed, or tonal handpainted yarns. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed, with ribbed finishe...
Knitting: Stocking
This stocking cap in 18 sizes knits up quickly in a range of yarn weights to fit any individual head. Optional tassel or pom-pom trim may be added. Includes worksheet for determining hat size, gauge, and cast-on number.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cozy rectangular scarf or a stole in two sizes featuring an overall deep-textured motif with unisex appeal. Worked in one piece from stitches that are easily executed, this lightweight project makes great travel and gift knitting.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This slouchy stocking cap in multiple sizes knits up quickly in DK/light worsted yarn for a stylishly warm answer to mid-winter cold. The hat brim is worked in reversible herringbone rib and can be doubled back if desired; the pattern continues with a simple linear detail through the body. For maximum slouch, choose a very softly spun yarn and/o...
Knitting: Scarf
Knit in a soft, luxury yarn blend, this scarf or stole in multiple variations (infinity scarf, flat scarf, stole) is more of an atmosphere than a garment. A slightly fuzzy yarn will create a light-catching halo in the undulating stitch pattern, which is accented by tiny nupps and openwork panels of fagoting; feel free to substitute beads or plai...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knit in a soft, luxury yarn blend, this scarf or stole in multiple variations (infinity scarf, flat scarf, stole) is more of an atmosphere than a garment. A slightly fuzzy yarn will create a light-catching halo in the undulating stitch pattern, which is accented by tiny nupps and openwork panels of fagoting; feel free to substitute beads or plai...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A summery sock in five sizes with an openwork pattern that extends down the leg and over the top of the foot. Whether construed as a motif of golf tees or ice cream cones, this airy sock is perfect for summer when knit in a fine yarn. Easily converted to toe-up construction, the pattern reverses to reveal a motif of tiny Eiffel towers.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This elegant rectangular stole in three sizes (scarf/petite stole/tall stole) has a fluid drape that recalls rippling water with each movement. The lace panel at the center has an intricate appearance, but is simple to work and is echoed at the sides by a beautiful shaped edging—or choose a simple garter edging for a more tailored finish. All in...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These featherweight mitts in 4 sizes (XS/S/M/L) are a simple project with just a touch of whimsical lace at the cuff for a feminine note. Designed specifically for cooler fibers such as cotton, linen, and silk, they will knit up equally well in lightweight wool and yarn blends. The sculpted thumb and slim fit provide a close-fitting layer for th...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This light and breezy rectangle in two sizes (scarf/stole), is begun on a provisional cast on and worked from the center back to hem in a series of patterns that progresses from solid to more open and lacy. Trellis, vine, and leaf motifs tell the story of the vineyard as harvest time nears, forming a fabric that invites the autumn light to filte...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Earwarmers
These fingerless mitts set with matching earwarmer band in multiple sizes knits up quickly in DK yarn to fit just about any family member, from toddler to adult. Worked entirely in knit and purl stitches with simple shaping, these subtle pieces offer a sculpted, no-slip fit. For maximum warmth and minimum weight, choose a softly spun yarn compos...
Knitting: Earwarmers
This soft headband wiht matching mitts set in multiple sizes knits up quickly in DK yarn to fit just about any family member, from toddler to adult. Worked entirely in knit and purl stitches with simple short-row shaping, these subtle pieces offer a sculpted, no-slip fit. For maximum warmth and minimum weight, choose a softly spun yarn composed ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These toe-up socks in three sizes have a pattern with a bit of openwork that begins above the toe and extends up the leg, ending in a ribbed cuff. Though not technically reversible, this knitting pattern translates nicely to top-down construction.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
An allover mosaic pattern extends down the leg and over the top of this top-down sock, in four sizes. A simple arrangement of knits and purls yields a subtle, sleek texture perfect for a conservative sock in solid or nearly solid yarns.
Knitting: Scarf
A pretty scarf featuring a highly-textured lace pattern which extends to all edges, creating beautifully irregular selvedges and hems. Left unblocked, the lace will be more deeply textured with less openwork. A great stitch pattern to feature fine handspun yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
A light, cuddly cowl or infinity scarf in three sizes (S/M/L) to wear in a simple ring, double up, or configure with a special pin. The piece features a reversible openwork motif that makes styling a cinch. An easy to work, allover stitch pattern means this design is a great choice for beginning lace knitters or new chart readers. Highly portabl...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A repeating pattern of ridges and holes runs down the leg and over the foot of this top-down sock in three sizes S(M, L) like lapping waves. The gently curving motif is very easy to work and shows off a soft, self-striping yarn beautifully. Can be reversed for toe-up construction.
Knitting: Stocking
A soft, slouchy cap in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL), with bands of airy openwork that provide texture as well as a little ventilation in temperate weather. Worked completely in the round, the garter stitch brim offers a snug fit below to keep the cap in place, but gives way to softly slumping volume above for tucking up long hair; length is easily a...
Knitting: Throw
Pattern is available free from knitty.com.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
An amusing pattern of tilting cable ribs makes its drunken way down the leg and over the foot of this top-down sock in five sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL). Openwork insets at the center of each cable create additional texture and lend an airy touch to the pattern when stretched.
Knitting: Tote
This knitted and felted bag is worked in a mosaic stitch with a single strand of worsted weight throughout, except for handles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A shimmering triangle shawl in three sizes mini(petite, tall) to accent any outfit with silky luxury. Body is knit in a repeating geometric motif of simple lace stitches and ends at the hem in a knit-on edge. With wrong-side rows all in purl, this piece works up quickly and travels well. Can be resized by adding/subtracting repeats or worked in ...
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf features a twining openwork chain pattern in neat vertical repeats like climbing roses. A simple six-row repeat with lace knitting on the right side only, this one knits up quickly and makes a great on-the-go project using any soft sock weight or sport yarn.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This lightweight crescent shawl in three sizes (Petite/Medium/Tall), features a lace hem with a beautifully shaped edge. Quirky lines trace an irregular path between leaf motifs to complete the stunning contrast of light and dark within the pattern. Complex as it might be to the eye, the lace is actually quite simple to work. The garter stitch b...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A pretty, semi-sheer stole in two sizes petite(tall), with a meandering vine stitch motif. Knit in two pieces from the hem to the center back, then grafted together, it has an attached edging of dainty, openwork points. A good knitting project for a beginning or intermediate lace knitter, and a quick knit for a more experienced knitter.
Knitting: Mittens
A knitting pattern for a child’s mitts employing 2-needle construction, with articulated thumb, can be adapted to 4-needles has a slender, more elegant fit with longer cuff; may be embellished by using novelty yarns in cuff.
Knitting: Cuffs
These tailored cuffs in two sizes (S/L) take advantage of leftover amounts of pretty, luxury yarn blends—the hem is a swirl of easy to work motifs that make this project an easy traveler and a beautiful accessory to coordinate with the Cyclone tam. Or work them in a variety of small-quantity stash yarns for a super-quick last minute stocking stu...
Knitting: Dress
A knitting pattern of a darling child’s dress in three sizes featuring a deep lace hem and bodice.
Knitting: Cuffs
These fine, nearly-weightless wristlets in two sizes (S/L) feature a frill of pretty leaf motifs that are highlighted all around in yarnovers, to add a bit of feminine interest at the edge of a sleeve, while shutting out chilly winds. These cuffs make excellent use of yarn left over from larger lace projects and a great matching accessory for a ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in one size, composed of beguiling organic motifs of baby violets and fern shoots. Patterns extend down the leg and over the top of the foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The deliciously subtle texture of this top-down sock is the perfect background to a pair of twisted cables running along each side of the leg. Worked in a natural colorway, they have a wonderful vintage “grandpa-ness” that makes them feel even cozier on one’s toes. With six sizes to choose from (XS/S/M/L/XL/XXL), these could be a father’s day gi...
Knitting: Scarf
This luxurious scarf or infinity scarf in two lengths is worked in a bold motif that creates swirls of color and light as it moves along the fabric surface. The quick knitting pattern is gratifyingly intuitive and simple to work in two pieces with a graft at the center—or in one long piece for an asymmetrical appearance. A luxury blend with a si...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This delicate crescent shawl in three sizes (Petite/Medium/Tall), kisses the shoulders with a soft swirl of garter stitch and tracery pattern; just the thing to complete a pretty summer outfit. Start at the hem with the beguiling lace border and with wrong side rows all in purl, the lace is much simpler to work than it appears. The garter stitch...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A Victorian triangle shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) to work from neck to hem in fine laceweight yarn. The composition is a treat, from its rosebud stripes to its botanical hem—a profusion of pattern that appears to be complex, but is actually very easy to work, with intermediate stitch patterns and wrong side rows almost entirely in purl.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Stocking
A luxurious set of fingerless mitts and cap to knit in three sizes (S, M, L), perfect for early fall weather. The rich openwork brocade of twining lines creates a lush organic surface that showcases a soft airy yarn. The easy to work fabric translates beautifully in both jewel tones and shades from nature. Ribbed hems provide a classic, neat fin...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A luxurious set of fingerless mitts and cap to knit in three sizes (S, M, L), perfect for early fall weather. The rich openwork brocade of twining lines creates a lush organic surface that showcases a soft airy yarn. The easy to work fabric translates beautifully in both jewel tones and shades from nature. Ribbed hems provide a classic, neat fin...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A triangle shawl in one size featuring an array of swirling snowflake and pine motifs. Shawl is worked from neck to hem edge, and has an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the outer border.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
A man’s field jacket or vest in six sizes S(M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), to knit in an allover tweedy textured stitch, with set-in sleeves (vest has ribbed armhole trim),chest pockets, side hem slits, and shirt collar. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.
Knitting: Cardigan, Vest, Coat / Jacket
A boy’s field jacket or vest in nine sizes (18 mos, 2, 4, 6, 8)10, 12, 14, 16, to knit in an allover tweedy textured stitch, with button front, set-in sleeves (vest has ribbed armhole trim), chest pocket, side hem slits, and shirt collar. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A squiggly cable panel runs up the back of this mitt (in three sizes) to provide deeply-textured interest and added warmth. Knit up in a cozy sport weight yarn, it is light enough to wear indoors, yet warm enough to wear outdoors. This mitt is well-suited for featuring a special small skein of soft handspun as well.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A pretty diagonal lace pattern winds down the leg and over the top of the foot in these dressy top-down socks for three sizes. Knit with a fine yarn for a thinner fabric, these will feel closer to a stocking or trouser sock, but with a cozy warmth and sturdiness for all-day wear.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A triangle shawl in two sizes featuring multiple stitch patterns, including a scalloped hem. The triangle is knitted from the center back neck outward.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This featherlight crescent in two sizes (petite/tall), begins with a deep lace hem and has short rows through the shoulder area that shape it into a graceful curve. Snowflake and fir tree motifs sweep across its outer circumference while a tumble of garter stitch texture ensures a lovely warmth around the throat and shoulders. Despite its visual...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A rustic, cabled toque to knit in three sizes (S/M/L) and two yarn weights (worsted/bulky) for doing battle against deep-winter cold. Rich cable panels create a double-thick fabric that offers the ultimate in cozy protection for ears and forehead. This is David’s very favorite hat; he has several, knit in different yarns which he wears almost co...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top-down sock in three sizes (S, M, L), featuring a ribbed mock cable pattern (no cable needle necessary!) which extends down the heel and over the top of the foot for plenty of texture and interest.
Knitting: Cowl
A handsome cable-and-moss texture does the trick to transform a simple ring cowl into a favorite winter accessory. This quick, unisex knit in three sizes (S/M/L) makes a great on-the-go project to add to the gift stash or keep for oneself.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This elegant set of fingerless mitts with matching beret in two sizes (S/L) features a stunning embossed texture that will suit even the most stylish and discerning on your gift list. Pieces will be crisp and perky in a springy yarn, light and slouchy in a soft luxury blend. Knit in motifs that are easy to work as well, this is a terrific portab...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This slouchy beret with matching fingerless mitts in two sizes (S/L) features a stunning embossed texture that will suit even the most stylish and discerning on your gift list. Pieces will be crisp and perky in a springy yarn, light and slouchy in a soft luxury blend. Knit in motifs that are easy to work as well, this is a terrific portable proj...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A deep allover knit/purl texture, and cozy sport weight yarn come together in this unisex mitt, hat and scarf set for three sizes, which is light enough to wear indoors, and warm enough to wear outside. Scarf is reversible; hat may be lengthened and cuffed. Pattern includes instructions for mitts, hat, and scarf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This airy semicircle in two sizes (petite/tall), is begun on a provisional cast on and worked from center back neck to hem in a series of patterns that progresses from solid to more open and lacy. Trellis, vine, and leaf motifs tell the story of the vineyard as harvest time nears, forming a fabric that invites the autumn light to filter through....