Leah Coccari-Swift

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 5 patterns

A collection for the love of the ocean and its creatures.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
This is a rectangular, buttoned cowl worked side-to-side the short way. Additional required notions include 1 large (2-3” diameter) button.
Knitting: Pullover
A deep-V pullover that fits snugly, this simple colorwork raglan is sassy and bold. The ribbing along the collar, cuffs and hips doesn’t pull tight, fitting smoothly over the body.
Knitting: Pullover
A short-sleeve, shorty sweater with cozy colorwork around the ribs. Fast and fun, like your oldest best friend.
Knitting: Scarf
Fast, fun, dramatic, and reversible!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Dark magic for spring! A long, swinging fringed shawl for woodland romps and nighttime flights. Loose, breezy stockinette stitch bordered with lovely lace and miles of flowing fringe.
Knitting: Cardigan
Heavenly and light, with the softness of angora. Three-quarter sleeves, pleated details, drapey, elegant, a perfect layer for spring!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Delicate leaves and branches dividing and joining to converge at the crown like a forest canopy. Textured stitches and a touch of lace create a beautiful embellished cap to keep the chill away.
Knitting: Slippers
What could be more fun than pom poms? Think about itβ€”they exist to delight us, to embellish and enliven functional items. These cozy ankle-height slipper-socks are festooned with a plethora of poms to add joy to your day every time you look down. If you aren’t addicted to making pom poms, you will be after this!
Knitting: Cape
What does a mysterious, fancy lady-about-town wear with her cocktail dress during a cold-weather excursion? Surely not a parka. Knit yourself an incredibly luxurious cape for all those times you want to dress up and be cozy. Cape Vertigo also compliments jeans, skirts and boots, you name it-- a versatile piece for the cooler months.
Crochet: Headband
Super fast and simple to crochet with minimal finishing. These headbands are the perfect warm-weather project for those little precious odds and ends you have lying around.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This is a very slouchy, very customizable lace hat pattern.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
A soft case for a pillow with abstract applique swoopy tentacle shapes. Fits a 14” (35.5cm) or smaller square pillow.
Knitting: Pullover
Perfect layer for the beach on a breezy day, slightly off-the shoulder and sassy. Forearm-length dolman sleeves, boatneck, long slouchy fit. Your choice of three-color Ombre version or striped Sailor version. So comfy and adorably nautical.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Fluttery shawl of cephalopod love! Inspired by a photo of a semi-translucent vampire squid.
Knitting: Cowl
Big texture on a wide loop scarf-cowl, can be worn wrapped around twice for a snug fit or left hanging for longer coverage.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Textural slipped and twisted stitches and alternating row color work create this oddly intriguing hat. Picot cast on along the bottom of the garter stitch brim, which is slightly tighter than the fuller crown of the hat.
Knitting: Scarf
Floaty and airy, a sweet confection for spring!
Knitting: Cowl
A snuggly, reversible, shaped, convertible cowl-hood that is just the thing for keeping the chill away! This pattern includes instructions for a one-size-fits-most cowl in two gauges/styles.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Tiny creatures of the sea!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A long, luxurious wrap with simple nautical details, perfect for a blustery day at the beach or a windy walk. Knitting on the bias creates the distinctive parallelogram shape.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A slightly slouchy beanie with cool chevron stripes! The bold geometric pattern reminds me of stegosaurs spikes, my favorite dinosaur as a child.
Crochet: Applique / Embellishment
Super easy, fast starfish pattern. About 3 yards of yarn as written. Can be easily altered for different sizes and styles!
Knitting: Scarf
This abstract little wrap is knit using short rows to create the unusual shape. It is worked in four sections from the bottom up, starting with the yellow β€œfin” shape. Keeping track of your rows is critical. This is an intermediate project (if you haven’t done short rows before, be forewarned!) but the result is a satisfying and striking p...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Semi-realistic crochet cephalopod friend with eight arms and two longer tentacles, head fins and a mantle just like real squid.
Crochet: Animal Toy
A semi-realistic crochet octopus with lovely, customizable curling arms attached to a flared mantle.
Knitting: Cowl
Sometimes a flat rectangle just isn’t going to cut it.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Quick knit using super-bulky yarn and short rows. Most of the hat is knit back and forth on straight needles, with only the small brim using circular needles.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Simple lace pattern knit on larger needles than the dk-weight yarn requires for a lacy, open look. Usually just one 50g ball of dk weight yarn is all it takes!