Susanne Visch

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 2 patterns

This set contains patterns for a matching hat and cowl. Both warm and colourful, designed to show off multi-colored thick-and-thin yarn. Made with store-bought or your very first handspun yarn, this cowl and hat will brighten up your winter.

eBook : 2 patterns

Luxurious, stylish and deceptively easy, the broomstick lace-filled Hugs & Kisses Scarf & Hat set is a perfectly coordinated set to last you all winter long. Together the hat and scarf provide all the warm woolen hugs and kisses one can ask for in winter time.

eBook : 2 patterns

This set contains patterns for a lovely coordinating slouchy hat and convertible cowl/scarf in a simple and elegant lace repeat pattern. For both patterns written and charted directions for the lace are included.

eBook : 2 patterns

This set contains patterns for a matching hat and scarf. Both knit with a very soft and delicate laceweight mohair yarn. Great patterns to learn some basics of lace knitting or to get familiar with using this type of yarn. Because of the simple two-row lace, these patterns not only let the yarn shine, but also make for a wonderful portable project.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Brimmed Hat
Humdrum is a straightforward hat with a brim in rick-rack rib and a simple stockinette body. The perfect project for that one special skein of sock yarn. Due to the amount of stockinette stitch, Humdrum makes for wonderful mindless knitting. A wonderful plain hat to both knit and wear!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Scuba is a simple yet stylish triangular shawl knit sideways on the bias. The combination of garter stitch and simple lace makes it a perfect choice for that skein of gradient yarn with long color runs. With its generous size of 195 cm (76 ¾ inches) along the upper edge and a depth of 61 cm (24 inches), it is perfect to wear as an elegant scarf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Pink Monarda is a shawl in 2 sizes, designed to use that skein of speckled yarn you just couldn’t resist. The shawl pictured is size L. In this design, it is paired with the lovely flower lace border in a contrasting solid color. Go wild with the color combinations!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mustard and Slate is the shawl to knit when you just don’t want to choose… Simple or lace? Gray or Oker? Using two colors, Mustard and Slate has a simple textured body and a delightful lace edging. You can really have it all!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This lacy chevron wrap is designed to give both texture and color to your outfit. Make it in greens or your favorite color combination. Heuvel en Dal is written for the size as pictured, however, the width and length are easily adjusted for further customization. This design is suitable for any laceweight or fingering-weight yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Toscane is a lovely chunky lace shawl, named after that gorgeous burned orange color so often found in the hills of Tuscany. This particular color was achieved by dyeing the Ístex Léttlopi yarn with madder. Dye your own with the tutorial on http://www.lavisch.com/site/dyeing-natural-dyes-part-1/ or choose one of the many...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Zeezicht is a semi-circle Pi shawl, filled with sea and beach lace patterns. Inspired by the colors in the lovely Eternity Ranch sock yarn used, this design is truly eye-catching. This design will also make solid colored yarns shine!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In Bichrome a two-color garter stitch center triangle is combined with a stunning two-color lace edge. Made using the lovely and rustic Elena base by Moeke Yarns, Bichrome is the perfect thing to throw on when there is a bit of chill in the air. Bichrome is started at the bottom corner of the center triangle and increased until large enough. Sti...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Bloem is a cute hat with stranded color work depicting little flowers. With only two colors, this hat knits up super quick and is a great first stranded project for anyone who has never attempted this technique before.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Pijl is a lovely unisex hat with stranded color work. With only two colors, this hat knits up super quick. Due to the simple colorwork design, it is also a great first stranded project for anyone who has never attempted this technique before.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This lacy wrap is designed to give an extra bit of glamour to your outfit on that special night out. Robijn can be made as a scarf or stole, the width and length are easily adjusted for further customization This design is suitable for any drapey lace-weight or fingering-weight yarn.
Crochet: Bonnet
Bloemenmeiske is a sweet bonnet to keep your dearest little person warm and happy. This design not only has a lovely petal edging, but also a pretty flower detail at the back. It is available in 5 sizes, ranging from newborn to child. Using less than 100 g of DK-weight yarn for all sizes and less than 50 g for most sizes, this design is not only...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Framboos is a crescent-shaped shawl worked from the top-down. Its stockinette body will let that special skein of fingering weight yarn shine. The lace edging with its lovely picot finishing makes this shawl a true stunner.
Knitting: Cowl
The Stellaria Cowl was inspired by a desire to use up various odds and ends of the lovely rustic yarn by Moeke Yarns. Named for the tiny flowers in the design, this cowl is an entertaining and relaxing knit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Worked in this lovely rustic yarn by Moeke Yarns, the Elena Half Hap makes for a wonderful cozy shawl. Perfect to wrap up in on a chilly day. Elena is made in the tradition of the shawls from the Shetland Isles, making for a very interesting construction.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cinematic is a simple but stylish triangular shawl knit sideways in garter stitch. With it’s generous size of 215 cm (84 ½ inch) along the upper edge and a depth of 52 cm (20 ½ inch) it is perfect to wear as an elegant scarf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Luule means “poetry” in Estonian. The Luule stole was designed for and dedicated to my mother, because she wanted to knit pretty lace. The delicate lace is based on traditional Estonian stitch patterns, which are knit on both right and wrong sides of the fabric and include nupps. Instructions for both traditional and easy nupps are i...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Linea is an airy lace shawl with a simple and appealing play on lines and differences in lacy texture. Using mainly yarn overs and right- and left-leaning decreases, Linea looks much more complex then it actually is to knit. The perfect choice for a first lace shawl project!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Sedum is a lovely two-tone shawl with a striped body and delicate contrasting lace edging. Make it in the small size for a sweet kerchief or in one of the three larger sizes for a lovely elegant and warm cover-up.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This lovely stole features a dainty floral lace pattern, perfect to dress up any outfit. Wear it as a shoulder wrap to show off the full stunning flower pattern, or as a simple lacy scarf. Take advantage of a beautiful fingering weight yarn with long color runs, as pictured, for a truly spectacular look.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Like a true Diva, this design is glamorous and truly eye-catching with its exquisite lace border. The stockinette body lets that special skein of fingering weight yarn really shine.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This wedge shawl has a distinct asymmetrical shape, setting it apart from more traditional crochet shawls. Make a fast, large and cozy shawl in an aran weight yarn as described here, or make it a scarf in a fingering weight yarn. Because this shawl is worked in a single piece from the tip up, it can easily be made in any size you want.
Knitting: Cardigan
Enigma is a cozy layering piece, perfect for those times that you just want to wrap up in warm woolens. With its easy construction and textured stitch patterns, Enigma is an interesting but relaxing knit.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Old School Gaming Hat is a simple hat with a folded brim and fun stranded color work depicting old school gaming characters. With only two colors for the color work, this hat knits up super quick and is a great first stranded project for anyone who has never attempted this technique before.
Knitting: Scarf
Brocaat is an elegant and fast to knit scarf, designed to use only one ball of super bulky weight yarn with long color runs. Make it nice and long so it can be worn doubled up.
Crochet: Cowl, Hats - Other
The Paris Pillbox Hat & Cowl is an exclusive design inside Issue #20 of Happily Hooked Magazine.
Knitting: Cowl
Designed for a pretty handspun yarn, this cowl pattern lets yarns with medium to long color runs really shine. The name is derived from the stitch pattern because it resembles the steps of a ladder. Wear it as a long loop or pulled down over the shoulders to keep them nice and warm.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Olivijn is a crescent-shaped shawl worked from the top-down. Its stockinette body will let that special skein of fingering weight yarn shine, the lace edging adds a special touch of luxury.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lelie is an airy lace shawl with a beautiful and intricate stitch pattern of flowing leaves blooming into lovely flowers. Evoking feelings of spring and summer this shawl is a perfect choice to dress up that lovely outfit.
Knitting: Cowl
The Purper Cowl is named after the Tyrian or royal purple dye which was much prized in the Eastern Roman Empire. The design also drew inspiration from the handspun yarn which was used to knit the sample. The cowl will bring out the best in any tweedy yarn.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl design was inspired by the bold circle (“cirkel” in Dutch) featured in the border. This wonderfully eye catching lace reminds me of the bridges of Paris, crossing the Seine.
Crochet: Tee
This striking top is an oversized, drapey boatneck tee that boasts a playful stripe pattern, decorative outside seams and slit shoulder detail that makes this tee a perfect garment for a breezy summer day. The simple construction makes it suitable for crocheters of all levels, and provides a versatile and easy to wear garment.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shaped shawl pattern came from a desire to bring on an early Spring. With its lovely blue flowers on the bright grassy green background all thoughts of Winter will soon belong to the past.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This crescent shaped shawl pattern was inspired by the lovely shell shaped lace (“schelp” in Dutch) featured in the scalloped edge. Combined with the soft texture of the garter stitch body, the shawl will keep you nice and warm in the winter and on other chilly days.
Knitting: Cowl
Reminiscent of the soft colors of sea glass on a sunny beach, this cowl warms the neck and shoulders as a soft cloud. The simple to work lace pattern is provided both charted and written out.
Knitting: Cowl
The inspiration for the Flits! Cowl struck when I had been spinning a gorgeous three-colored thick-and-thin singles yarn: the distinctive lace pattern changes direction whenever a color change occurs. Because of this, the Flits! design is not only perfect for yarns with a limited number of large color blocks, but also for stash-busting similar w...
Knitting: Cowl
The Ayamaru Cowl, with its distinct texture resembling scales, is named after the Ayamaru rainbowfish. This cowl is designed to make the most of that one special skein of hand dyed fingering weight yarn.
Crochet: Cardigan
This little two-tone baby cardigan is a simple and elegant layering piece for when the weather is still cold and a little extra warmth is much appreciated. With its eye-catching dot yoke and soft A-line shape, it is bound to become a timeless favorite.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Luxurious, stylish and deceptively easy, the broomstick lace-filled Hugs and Kisses Hat is perfect to last you all winter long. Together with the coordinating scarf the set will provide all the warm woolen hugs and kisses one can ask for in winter time.
Crochet: Scarf
Luxurious, stylish and deceptively easy, the broomstick lace-filled Hugs and Kisses Scarf is perfect to last you all winter long. Together with the coordinating hat the set will provide all the warm woolen hugs and kisses one can ask for in winter time.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
A lovely scarf in a simple and elegant lace repeat pattern, that can easily be transformed into a cowl.
Knitting: Scarf
The Zoel Scarf is a very soft and delicate scarf knit using laceweight mohair yarn. It is a great pattern to learn some basics of lace knitting or to get familiar with using this type of yarn. Because of the simple two-row lace, this pattern not only lets the yarn shine, but also makes for a wonderful portable project. Pair it with the Zoel Hat ...
Knitting: Cowl
A warm and colourful cowl, it is designed to show off multi-colored thick-and-thin yarn. Made with store-bought or your very first handspun yarn, this cowl will brighten up your winter.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Zoel Hat is a very soft and delicate hat knit using laceweight mohair yarn. It is a great pattern to get familiar with using this type of yarn. Because of the simple two-row lace, this pattern not only lets the yarn shine, but also makes for a wonderful portable project.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A warm and colourful hat, it is designed to show off multi-colored thick-and-thin yarn. Made with store-bought or your very first handspun yarn, this hat will brighten up your winter.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A shapely tam which combines a simple and elegant lace repeat pattern with a wonderful amount of slouch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the Dutch seafarers of old, this shawlette owes its distinct asymmetrical shape to the “bezaan” sail of the boats which sail the Zuiderzee. The waters of the Zuiderzee are often treacherous during stormy weather with the winds blowing its waves into dark gray ridges before breaking into heavy froth on the Dutch shores.
Crochet: Cardigan
Kimono Wrap Revisited is the completely revisited and revised design formerly available as the Baby Kimono Wrap:
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the lovely texture and color of almost-ripe moerbei or mulberry fruit, this shawl is juicy and sweet and exactly what you need.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sometimes when I think of summer I get this picture of a turquoise sea, rolling gently over a white sandy beach. Imagine the heat of the sun and the cool breeze carrying the scent of salt. This image of summer bliss is what inspired me to design this shawl, which is just right to throw on when the sun goes down and the air becomes a tad chilly. ...
Knitting: Cardigan
A sweet little baby cardigan for that special little baby in your life. Worked back and forth from the top down in one piece, with i-cord neck and hem finishing and either a cute tie or loop and button closure. As a finishing touch an applique of either the Pi symbol, a rabbit or a sheep is applied with duplicate stitching. If desired, the pictu...
Knitting: Cowl
Sometimes you just want to get warm and make a statement. With the Frost Giant Cowl you can achieve both. The cowl is worked flat and has two finishing options, choose the one you feel most comfortable with. The finishing options consist of either plain seaming or a three-needle bind-off.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is the result of my need for an uncomplicated knit to work on during my rather too short vacation. No pattern and charts are needed to hand once you get into the rhythm of knitting. With this shawl recipe you can use 200 g of an aran weight yarn for a warm cover-up sized shawl or as little as 100 g of fingering weight for a shawlett...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This half circle shawl is knit solely in garter stitch and features the Sea Foam lace pattern. This pattern shows off wonderfully variegated and self striping yarns with long to medium lengths of color. Sea Foam lace uses multiple yarn overs which are dropped on the following row. This, combined with the all-over garter stitch, gives an airy,tex...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl will showcase hand spun yarn. It has been designed to be knit with the typical thick-and-thin yarn which most new spinners produce with their first efforts. This design works well with hand-dyed, variegated yarns, or with a combination of yarn odds and ends. Because of this it is also great for some stash busting.