Kristin Nicholas

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Pullover
Easy Aran design featuring 2 cables - a simple cable and a braid cable. The cables repeat over 6 and 12 rows and the pattern is easily memorized.
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
From knitwear designer Kristin Nicholas, author of Color by Kristin (Sixth and Spring 2009) and Kristin Knits (Storey 2007), here’s a fabulous collection of easy to make Christmas Stockings.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
A fun project to make as gifts for kids, teachers, yarn store owners, anyone who uses a pen or pencil for Back to School or any holiday. Pattern includes many photos, four variations, complete felting instructions, and illustration.
Knitting: Gloves
Colorblock gloves with cables and optional embroidery.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
Who would have thought that we all would be carrying around plastic gadgets with flashing images in our pockets, purses, totebags and knitting bags? Well, we all are, aren’t we? How many times have you wished you had a case for your phone, tablet, or e-reader - a case that would show your style, shout out that you are a knitter and a crafter, a...
Knitting: Mittens
This pattern includes two designs - the One Heart Mittens sized for toddlers to adults and the Many Heart Mittens sized for teens and adults.
Knitting: Applique / Embellishment
Colorful flowers play an important part in Kristin’s home and farm. Every year, she and her husband plant a sunflower field with several different varieties of multi-colored blooms. Alongside the vegetable garden, rows of Benary’s Giant Zinnias bloom with abundance. In the farmhouse during the growing season, there is always a jug full of bloss...
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Kristin Nicholas brings you a fabulous Christmas Stocking Pattern in 4 sizes and 6 designs. Pattern includes both simple stripe one color knitting designs and Fair Isle two color knitting. For beginning and intermediate knitters.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A stash busting easy fingerless mitten pattern using 3 strands of yarn - one strand of worsted and 2 strands of self-striping standard sock yarn. This project is easy enough for beginners and a great choice for quick holiday knitting.
Knitting: Toys and Hobbies - Other
A quick little project to knit for a Christmas gift or anytime gift. Use up your odds and ends of worsted weight feltable wool blends in these fun wizards, Santas, gnomes, elves and Little Leo Tolstoys!
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion, Coaster, Potholder, Table Setting - Other
This is a fun home dec item in 6 sizes worked Kristin Nicholas’ Julia yarn. It is a stashbuster for sure. You could adopt other weight yarns without too much trouble because it doesn’t have to fit anyone!
Knitting: Applique / Embellishment
Olympia’s Knit and Crochet Felted Flowers is a perfect project for summer knitting or when you need pretty quick gratification. The pattern includes 17 different projects - mostly knit but with some crochet variations. There are 16 product shots with ideas of what to do with the felted flowers once you finish them!
Knitting: Bag - Other
A great Fair Isle project for those just learning to work with two colors. The Fair Isle is felted after knitting which will hide some of the uneven qualities of those just beginning to learn to work with two colors. Perfect project for gift-knitting - small, portable, and fun. Complete tutorial for setting in a zipper and extra tips for combin...
Knitting: Pet Clothing
This easy to make garter stitch dog sweater is given in 8 sizes. I’ve included instructions for customizing the coat to fit different shape dogs.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Knitting: Stocking
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Inspired by the Field of Sunflowers my family grows on our farm in western Massachusetts. This pillow is knit in Fair Isle and then embroidered. The edges are worked in Reverse Stockinette Stitch Stripes with mitered corners.
Knitting: Pullover, Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Tote
This is a really fun project. Great stash buster.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Quarters Cap is sized for from babies to adult men. It is one of those addiciting knitting projects. I have made at least 15 of them and have heard from many knitters that they can’t stop either!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Easy-to-knit hat and mitten set sized for toddlers to adults.