Laurie Kimmelstiel

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knit from a soft, hand painted, aran weight merino, Fulton was designed for a workshop for brand new knitters. I designed this hat to introduce these newbie knitters to several techniques as they practiced and progressed with their knitting skills.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This simple blanket design can be made from any fiber, in any color combination and in any size. This design is done with stripes.
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
A classic baby blanket incorporating seed and stockinette stitches and easily adjustable to larger or smaller sizes. This
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A classic baby blanket that is easy and quick to knit with the glorious and soft Martta the Merino yarn from Finland. A great weekend project and the perfect gift for a special baby. The yarn is available directly from the designer. Please contact me directly to purchase the yarn and to learn of current available colors.
Knitting: Cloche Hat, Baby Blanket
A super soft, super bulky quick knit blanket that belies its simple construction. Fun to knit and available in lots of colors. Yarn available directly from the designer.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
A classic rolled brim hat that can be knit in almost any yarn. It also looks great as pictured in a self striping yarn or consider using your stash yarns to knit a colorful little hat for your special baby.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A super soft merino baby blanket. The pattern is fairly simple and suitable for most knitters just venturing out beyond a simple knit garment. It is the perfect texture for a baby and the pattern is classic and timeless. For inquiries regarding the purchase of this luscious and luxurious yarn used in this blanket, please contact me for availabl...
Knitting: Hats - Other
A bulky merino with a buttery soft texture produces a soft and snug fitting hat with a bit of a slouch at the top. It’s a relatively easy and quick knit.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A classic baby blanket with a checkerboard design highlighted with heart motifs. Knit in a soft and washable merino yarn. I used 2 + balls of the LB Collection Superwash Merino. It is a very soft yarn, and an economical choice but you could make this with almost any yarn.
Knitting: Scarf
I featured this design in my blog in 2008. and until now had only offered the pattern to attendees at my Knitting Salons.
Knitting: Cowl
A soft and comfortable gator with a unisex design. A very quick knit. The perfect knitted gift for your best ally.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A very wide crescent shaped shawl/wrap with a soft rolling wave at the bottom edge and a ruffled collar at the neckline. It has a reverse stockinette body and contrasting stockinette-ruffled borders. This all season wrap can be worn wrapped around the neck or draped over the shoulders for a more dramatic effect.
Crochet: Necklace, Bracelet
Beads are strung on a fine metallic thread and then slipped onto a crocheted chain to create an elegant adornment. Fine highly spun silk or a mercerized cotton thread such as Presencia Finca Cotton No 5 also produce beautiful albeit different results.
Knitting: Bib
An adorable and sturdy bib for an infant or toddler. Knit from washable and eco friendly, recycled t shirt material, this simple bib also has an adjustable strap and button closure.
Crochet: Containers
These crocheted fabric bowls are made from recycled t-shirt material. Great portable projects, they make unique gifts and are fun to create They are unbreakable, washable and eco friendly. I’ve designed two sizes here with slightly different stitch patterns. Once you understand the basic concept, you’ll be able to design your own in any shape o...
Knitting: Containers
These containers are lots of fun to create. Eco friendly and unusual, these hand knit bowls have lots of uses around the home, office, playroom and nursery. Check out the crocheted version too.
Knitting: Headband
This is a great quick to knit project which works well with a variety of fibers but is particularly suitable to handspun yarns. . The pattern is straightforward enough to allow an experienced knitter to experiment with varied yarn types and color options and less experienced knitters will also find this design manageable and fun. The ribbing ha...
Knitting: Cowl
I love a mindless project that doesn’t have simple and boring written all over it. I also love the rhythm of knitting in the round, the pleasure of cashmere in my hands as I knit and an easy to wear design. I also love
Knitting: Cowl
This simple picot edged cowl was designed and knit during our 10 + day power outage due to Hurricane Sandy. Based on my smaller Picot Edged Neck Warmer design, I updated the pattern slightly adding length and shaping, along with a contrasting rolled neck in a complimentary solid colored yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
A soft draping cowl with a lace border that graces and skims past the shoulders.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
This pretty and delicate drawstring bag is perfect for sachets or to hold special jewelry or other precious possessions. Wear it as a wrist purse or a little evening bag. I named this design in honor of a distant cousin whose wedding photos I saw posted on Facebook. I thought how lovely it would have been for a bride to carry a sweet little pur...
Knitting: Bracelet
The perle cotton creates a beautiful fabric and it’s fun to wear a series of these on your arm.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
I decided to use up some of my lovely cotton stash yarn to knit a baby blanket. I love the colors and while this took me some time to complete, I love the results and the simplicity of the design coupled with the sophistication of the color placement.
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
This is an easy to knit and sturdy satchel. It incorporates a host of techniques from knitting in the round to lace and grafting. Using a recycled cotton makes it a very eco friendly project. and its strong, comfortable strap makes it less stressful on the hands and shoulders. Available in two sizes, this market bag will expand to hold plenty o...
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
This colorful market bag has a reinforced base and extra strong handles. It is ideal to bring along to a Farmer’s market to attractively and comfortably carry home fruits, vegetables and fresh bread. Its handy size and attractive lace pattern make it a great bag for carrying anything from yarn to books. It also makes a very nice beach bag or ev...
Knitting: Cowl
Several people had mentioned seeing a knitted cowl in the Eileen Fisher collection for the Fall/Winter season. It was soft and fashionable. I was inspired by the design and created this cowl knit in the round ( theirs was seamed on one side) using beautiful handpainted Artyarns fibers. My friend Michelle tried it on just as I completed it and f...
Knitting: Cowl
A soft and cozy cowl that warms the neck, shoulders and chest. Divine to knit and quick and easy too, you may actually be disappointed to complete this project – it is such a pleasure to have on the needles.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is the perfect shawl because it is both easy to knit and a super versatile knitted garment. Seasonless, dramatic and comfortable to wear, it is the perfect accessory for any body, any fiber and any knitter
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is my own design, created while I was staying on the Rive Gauche in Paris last summer - hence the name for this divine shawlette which gracefully and delicately wraps the shoulders. It is a fairly uncomplicated lace design and it was the focus of my Summer Retreat at The Ethelridge Road Knitting Salon held in August of 2011. Our theme was ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I love to knit this sweet little hat for babies. It is a quick knit and can be completed in just a couple of hours.
Knitting: Clutch
I love small portable projects, add to that a divine silk chainette yarn, smallish needles and a slightly challenging design and, well, the results speak for themselves. This lovely envelope clutch is the perfect accessory for a formal affair or any party attire. Knit up in a creamy white or soft blue, it would make a divine bridal purse. Large...
Knitting: Necklace, Bracelet
One skein of this beautiful luxury yarn is all that is needed to knit one or two necklaces and several bracelets using a relatively simple technique for creating this lovely and colorful knitted jewelry.
Knitting: Cowl
This capelet is designed to slip easily over the head and gracefully cover the shoulders and upper chest. A great summer accessory to fend off the chill of air conditioning or add a lightweight cover to any outfit.