Cynthia Cushing

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed for the 2019 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, Woodland Tiles is an asymmetric shawl featuring squares, rectangles and a triangle, designed in two gauges and three different fiber mixes.
Knitting: Cowl
A simple fair isle pattern in a luxurious cashmere merino blend wraps a neckline with exquisite color and plush.
Knitting: Poncho
A simple Fair Isle pattern creates a stranded yoke, multi-sized capelet, knitted out of sport weight wool.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simple lace shawl with a rounded center shape using two shades of hand dyed yarn to create a gentle gradient effect.
Knitting: Cowl
Designed for the 2018 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, Across the Waters is a crescent shaped, circular “non-shawl” incorporating two cashmere blend yarns of different weights and using shadow wrap short rows to create a lush garment that can be worn in multiple ways.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A rectangular wrap knitted on the bias in bands of color and textured stitches, bordered by an integrated i-cord edging.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This pattern was designed for the 2017 Minnesota Yarn Shop.
Knitting: Poncho
Finished Dimensions
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed for the 2016 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, and inspired by A Streetcar Named Desire by American playwright Tennessee Williams.
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Designed for the 2016 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, and inspired by A Streetcar Named Desire by American playwright Tennessee Williams.
Knitting: Poncho
A revised and re-yarned version of our original Anniversary Wrap, this version uses crisp plant fibers together with alpaca and bamboo for a fabric of extraordinary structure and drape.
Knitting: Cowl
Designed for the 2015 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, and inspired by Edvard Munch’s The Scream.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed for the 2015 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, and inspired by Edvard Munch’s The Scream.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is an asymmetrical adaptation of our 2011 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop design, the Sideways Surprise Shawlette. It is knit sideways using 4 skeins of Shibui Staccato and 3 skeins of Shibui Cima (held 2 strands together), and the self-fringe is built in -- created by dropping the stockinette stitch border down to the cast on. Since it ma...
Knitting: Cowl, Shawl / Wrap
These designs are inspired by the seasonal colorscapes of our beloved Lake Minnetonka. Designed especially for the 2014 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A snugly baby blanket measuring approximately 23” x 35”. Knit with 2 skeins of 4 different colors of Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted (8 total skeins).
Knitting: Poncho
A simple rectangular wrap incorporating construction details that make all the difference. Knit on the bias with an integrated I-cord to combat the rolling nature of stockinette stitch, this wrap can be made out of any yarn at your chosen gauge. We have knit ours in a sumptuous combination of laceweight silk/mohair held together with a shimmery...
Knitting: Cowl
Sister-pattern to the Ode to Adagio Shawlette, Lakeside Yarn’s 2013 Minnesota Shop Hop pattern. Available for free at the shop during the hop!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lakeside Yarn’s 2013 Minnesota Shop Hop pattern.
Knitting: Cowl
We definitely love cowls at Lakeside Yarn! This version uses some of our favorite undyed naturals, but try some brighter, contrasting colors for a little whimsy! The outside cowl is knitted out of a thicker, puffier yarn, while the liner is pure luxury – try alpaca/bamboo, kid mohair/silk or even cashmere/silk. The liner can lay flat against th...
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Our pattern for the 2012 Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop: Yarn Around the World
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Throw, Baby Blanket
The “Bob Blanket”, a perennial favorite at Lakeside Yarn, has been revamped to create several multi-colored garter stitch striped garments in different gauge yarns and fiber contents. The original pattern, now out of print, required cutting the yarn after every row and reattaching at the beginning of each row to accommodate the fringe. But this...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is the Lakeside Yarn pattern for the YarnQuest 2011: A Fiber Journey shop hop.
Knitting: Cowl