Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Unchained is a sock pattern using vertically-stranded color work. In the sock pictured, two solid contrast colors mingle with a solid main color. Many coloring options are possible, including using a variegated contrast yarn, so feel free to try your own ideas. This type of color work does not inhibit the elasticity of the fabric and is perfect ...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
All $2 of the purchase price (minus small Paypal fees) goes to Special Olympics. My brother got such a kick out of participating. I want to try to raise money for them with this pattern. At the end of the year I’ll post reports on how we did. (see LorileeBeltman.com)
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Top-down color work with an afterthought heel for contiguous patterning. As pictured, size M/L in foot length US 9 uses:
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Hand garment is worked in the round from the cuff toward the fingers with an afterthought thumb. Pattern is charted. Half of the rounds are stranded color work with two colors which can constrict the fabric, so be careful with tension. On the other hand, it is mostly worked in k2 x p2 ribbing which restores some elasticity.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern now available April 15, 2014. For technique support see http://lorileebeltman.com/online-knitting-courses/vertica....
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Strands of contrasting colors are carried vertically from round to round to create the swirl on this lace hat. A simple two-round repeat is easy to memorize.
Knitting: Skirt
This pattern was released as part of a Plucky Knitter kit in March 2014. Available as download starting June 1.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
In this garter stitch design, stitches knit from vertically-carried contrasting strands appear as bead-like “blips” in the fabric. Short row shaping makes a wrist and palm hugging shape. Knitter must be willing to work from a chart as instructions are not given in text row by row.
Knitting: Cowl
The bark pattern of the Mariposa Pine was inspiration for this cowl, knitted during a trip to Yosemite National Park.
Knitting: Cowl
With its reversible stitch pattern, Whoa, Nellie! can be worn as a long single-loop scarf or doubled as a roomy cowl. Loop measures 56″ (120 cm) in circumference and 8.5″ (21.5 cm) wide, but can be lengthened or shortened as per pattern instructions.
Knitting: Accessories - Other
A plaid hat and mitten set. Elegant paired lifted increases are worked on hat and mittens. Color work is achieved by traditional stranding on the horizontal bits and vertical stranding on the vertical bits.
Knitting: Slippers
My goals for this design were ease of knitting, keen attention to shaping for good fit, and totally seamless construction.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Plaid patterning is achieved through vertical stranding with a bit of fair isle. Contrasting toe, heel and cuff. Lengthy pattern includes lots of instruction for those wanting to try the vertical stranding in this design. Toe and heel are in eye of partridge stitch pattern.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I loved the Blue Moon for this- nice heft and stitch definition in a light-worsted yarn. Soft and warm. Big skein will give you 2 hats.
Knitting: Pixie Hat
Super-fast and cozy. You can make this in an hour.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Modular knitting. This is the companion pattern to the Sassafras Mittens.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Mitered mitts, seamlessly knit. Cozy, yet thin enough to wear while driving.
Knitting: Mittens
A mitered mitten with an unusual thumb. Two sizes- women’s medium and large. See the Lola Cloche & Beanie pattern for a companion hat.
Knitting: Scarf
Written for your choice of fingering, worsted or bulky weight yarn. Self-stripers offer the most visual interest, but many yarns will work.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Written for any weight yarn, these hand warmers can be made for any size by a confident beginner knitter. However, a challenging and completely seamless version is included to provide kicks for the more geeky knitter.
Knitting: Headwear - Other
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Great for beginners and stash busters using any yarn to fit any person.
Knitting: Slippers
Knitting: Slippers
Hold yarn doubled. This pattern is not for beginners. It uses JMCO and Magic Loop knitting. It uses a 47” - 60” long circular needle size US 17 for most of you, or a US 15 if you are a loosey-goosey.