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eBook : 5 patterns

Lace is a collection of our favourite lacy designs. From delicate shawls to pretty sweaters and chunky accessories, this is a perfect sampler for the lace knitter.

eBook : 5 patterns

A collection of our cosiest, toastiest patterns to keep you warm when the temperature starts dropping!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Scarf
A stunning wide scarf in a pretty Estonian lace stitch pattern with a gorgeous edging, blocked into delicate points. This shawl is worked from the centre out so that both sides are perfectly symmetrical. The yarn is an unbelievably soft and buttery heavy lace weight yarn, almost a 4ply. Its luxurious softness and fabulous handdyed colourways wor...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A pretty little shawl with stunning zigzag edging. Short row shaping gives this shawl a delicate curve and “mini-nupps” add interest to the lace section. This shawl is quick to knit and only uses 50g of laceweight yarn – perfect gifting material!
Knitting: Cardigan
A fitted cardigan with a flattering drape front. Moseley in Spring is knitted from the top down with set in sleeves and neat ribbed edgings. A lightweight, and ever so slightly cropped version of our classic Moseley Cardigan in 4ply yarn with cute stripes. A perfect transitional piece for sunny Spring days. Instructions for 10 sizes are given: t...
Knitting: Pullover
A classic fitted sweater with sheer and solid stripes. We alternate between airy, lightweight mohair silk lace yarn used by itself and held together with a buttery soft 4ply blend of merino and silk. This sweater is light as a feather, like wearing a fluffy cloud, but it certainly excels at keeping the chill at bay! You can replace the 4ply yarn...
Knitting: Cowl
Soft, warm and quick to knit. This is a perfect winter warmer and would make a fabulous gift. This cowl is an interesting mix of stitch patterns and textures, and looks much more complicated than it really is!
Knitting: Cardigan
“Courie in” is a Scottish phrase meaning to “snuggle up” - and it’s the perfect name for this oversized, supremely warm, wrap front cardigan. This is a real winter warmer, ideal for nestling into with a mug of cocoa on a cold day. And it’s so quick to knit! This cardigan has a slightly unusual construction. Sl...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A stunning shawl with zigzag stripes of delicate lace. Worked from the centre outwards to make it perfectly symmetrical. Knitted in a luxurious alpaca blend yarn, this will certainly keep you feeling cosy as well as looking fabulous. This would work just as well as a beautiful everyday scarf as it would as a breathtaking wrap over an evening dress.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A stunning shawl that looks amazing but is actually fairly straightforward to knit. The pattern gives two sizes - for an 80” and 50” shawl. Using only 60g and 35g of laceweight yarn each, this is a perfect pattern for using up the end of a special ball of yarn. Sineabhar is Scots Gaelic for both gin and juniper, and this was knitted ...
Knitting: Cardigan
We all know from school that letters are used to replace “unknown” numbers in Mathematics, but there are actually many conventions about which letters should be used for what purpose. We often use x and y for variables in equations, f for a function, c for a constant term. We use many Greek letters too. Gamma (γ) often denotes a curve, phi (φ) i...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A beautiful, delicate top that’s quick to knit - even in laceweight yarn. The ideal Summer knit, something lightweight that still
Knitting: Cowl
A quick, simple knit that looks stunning. Knits up fast on big needles with easy to remember repeats. Centaurea is the genus of cornflowers, the vivid blue of this cowl reminded me of their striking colour. Knit this up in a bold coloured yarn to add some brightness to your life on Winter days.
Knitting: Dress
A pretty fairisle sweater dress to keep you feeling cosy and looking fabulous!The dress is knitted in the round from the top down with a yoked construction. We use “jogless stripe” techniques to avoid a jump in the colourwork pattern as we knit in the round. Instructions are given for 10 sizes. We recommend knitting one size smaller than usual s...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Quick to knit mitts with a striking colourwork motif. Rowan Felted Tweed is a luxurious yarn with a worn in look available in a gorgeous palette of colours, perfect for fairisle.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Quick to knit mitts with a gorgeous “dipped” edge. This is one to break out your brightest, boldest colours for!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick and easy to knit hat in superchunky yarn. This would be a perfect first cabled project and can be easily knit in an afternoon. We use worsted weight yarn held double throughout.
Knitting: Cardigan
A fitted cardigan with a flattering drape front in a pretty lace pattern. This is a simple but stunning knit that could be dressed up or down. Queen’s Park Cardigan is knitted from the top down with set in sleeves, neat twisted rib edgings and an oversized blanket front. Using sportweight yarn on larger than normal needles and blocking cre...
Knitting: Hot Water Bottle
A cute hot water bottle cover with a sweet fairisle design. The perfect thing for warming chilly toes after a day in the mountains. This cover is knitted from the bottom up in the round with no seaming. We use jogless stripe techniques to ensure seamless colour changes. This is perfect gift material, worked in bulky yarn it takes no time at all ...
Knitting: Pullover
A classic sweater in a cotton/linen blend to keep the chill at bay on Summer evenings. Cute nautical stripes and neat twisted rib edgings make this a wardrobe staple. This sweater is seamless, knitted from the top down, and has set in sleeves. Instructions for 10 sizes are given: to fit bust 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52, 56)”. Guidance for...
Knitting: Pullover
A classic fitted sweater with pretty detailing at the shoulders. The slightly longer length is flattering and elegant, while twisted ribbing gives a neat and finished look. The recommended yarn is gorgeous undyed cashmere, adding a touch of luxury to a simple knit. This sweater is seamless, knitted from the top down, and has set in sleeves. Inst...
Knitting: Cardigan
A fitted cardigan with a flattering drape front. Moseley is knitted from the top down with set in sleeves and neat twisted rib edgings. Using dk/light worsted yarn on larger than normal needles and blocking creates an airy fabric with beautiful drape. Please ensure
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A stunning lace shawl with a geometric design. There are three distinct bands of lace in the shawl, working from larger to smaller diamonds with a lace edge. The shawl is constructed as a traditional triangular shawl, with the lace patterns to the right and left sides of the spine mirror images of each other.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cosy wrap in a pretty lace pattern. Lightly felting this piece softens up the yarn and gives it a beautiful worn-in look.
Knitting: Pullover
A simple sweater with chunky garter stitch accents to show off your handspun yarn. The yarn shown is handspun from handcarded batts available from my Etsy shop Caora Fibres. The sweater is worked in the round from the top down with raglan sleeves.
Knitting: Cowl
A soft, warm, lofty cowl in a pretty stitch pattern. Knitted in handspun alpaca yarn, this is guaranteed to keep you toasty all winter. Bulky yarn means it’s a quick knit too. The stitch pattern is suitable for beginner lace knitters and easy to memorise. This cowl is knit flat, then the cast-on and bind-off edges are grafted together.
Knitting: Cardigan
A simple but striking top down cardigan with set in sleeves. Understated and elegant, with beautiful lace panels at the front, simple garter stitch edgings and three-quarter length sleeves. The cardigan is worked down from the shoulders in three sections (back, right front and left front) then joined in the round to make armholes. The rest of th...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cute, quick knit hat in an easy to memorise lace pattern.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cute hat that’ll keep your ears warm. Knits up quickly in cosy chunky yarn. The double moss stitch band is worked flat, then you join in the round for the stockinette crown. Short row shaping is added for a better fit, keeping your ears cosy! The hat is finished with a simple crochet edging and a pom pom.
Knitting: Pullover
A flattering fitted sweater that’s quick to knit. The lace pattern is easy to memorise, and both charts and written instructions are given. The sweater is knitted from the top down with a yoked construction. All shaping is done by changing needles and stitch patterns. Extended advice on how to customize the sweater is also given.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A gorgeous lace shawl inspired by trees in blossom. The design is based on a traditional Estonian leaf lace pattern with the addition of a floral motif. The pattern includes both charts and written instructions, as well as full instructions for the lace stitches used.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cute shawlette with bands of garter stitch and star stitch.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A slouchy lace beanie hat knitted in luxury yarn. The pictured yarn is handspun yak down, but I have suggested a commercially available alternative. The lace pattern is very simple to knit, but it’s one I really love. I’ve given both written instructions and a chart.
Knitting: Cardigan
A classic cabled cardigan in luxury yarn. Featuring a longer length style and chunky garter stitch edgings to keep you cosy. This cardigan is worked top down with raglan sleeves. Stitches round the front edges and neck are picked up and worked in garter stitch. Charts and written instructions are given for the cabled sections.
Knitting: Cowl
Another one for my karate instructor mum. Last year for Christmas I knitted her a Mae Geri scarf(Mae Geri and Kekomi are karate kicks!) which she loves so I’ve made her something similar this year. This is a very simple lace pattern using big needles so it’s an incredibly quick, but impressive, knit. Perfect gift material! The yarn used is my ha...
Knitting: Cardigan
A soft, warm cardigan to keep you toasty when the snow starts falling. Featuring chunky cuffs and wraparound front in double moss stitch for extra cosiness. Seamless construction and aran yarn make this a quick and satisfying knit.
Knitting: Scarf
A cosy winter classic. Knitted up in chunky Bluefaced Leicester yarn for the ultimate in warmth and comfort. This is an easy knit, but lace stitches and cables keep it interesting. This design uses “fake cable” stitches – they’re much easier than using a cable needle but practically indistinguishable! Full instructions for all stitches used are ...
Knitting: Scarf
A cozy scarf in a beautiful lace pattern reminiscent of falling leaves. This knits up surprisingly quickly in a luxury dk yarn which comes in a wide range of naturally dyed colours.
Knitting: Cardigan
The perfect Autumn cardigan. Warm, fuzzy yarn and chunky edgings keep you cozy; bracelet length sleeves and an open front mean you don’t overheat. Knits up quickly on larger needles and it’s cute too!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cute lacy hat in two sizes, perfect for Autumn. The hat pictured is made with my own handspun, handdyed Bluefaced Leicester yarn, but I’ve suggested two commercially available yarns that would be fine too. If you want me to spin you up some yarn for this pattern though, just let me know!
Knitting: Cardigan
A lovely light and drapey cardigan knitted in laceweight silk, perfect for keeping the chill at bay on long summer evenings. An understated design with a pretty floral lace edging.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This is a knitting pattern for a gorgeous pair of armwarmers in a lace and cable pattern, with fisherman’s rib on the palm. These are very cosy, knitted in a supersoft cashmere blend yarn. Having said that, any aran/worsted weight yarn would do - substitute your favourite! They would make an ideal gift, or a special treat for yourself.
Knitting: Cowl
A beautiful lace cowl in a lovely fuzzy yarn. An understated lace design which could be dressed up or down, it would go equally well with jeans and a t-shirt as with evening dress. The pattern is simple and elegant, pretty but not too fussy.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Knitting: Scarf
A quick to knit pattern with easy “fake cables” on both sides.