Lorna Pearman

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Knitting: Booties
A provisional cast on begins the booties, the stitches are later picked back up to create a double thick edge at the cuff with a picot bind off. Duplicate stitch adds the details, includes a colorful chart & detailed instructions to customize the foot length. “A Sky Of Honey” from Kate Bush’s 2005 Aerial CD was my inspiration ~
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Each size uses a different weight yarn and needle size because of the chart size. 16-18” head circumference - Fingering weight; 18-20” - Sport weight; 20-22” - DK weight. The pattern is written with detailed instructions and colorful chart…put a bird on it!
Knitting: Animal Toy
The Bartlett Pear Bunny is knit in one piece, and the arms and legs are attached afterward. The tank top is knit in the round from the bottom up, and the brown shorts are also knit in the round. The Pear hat is knit in one piece and lightly stuffed with roving to keep its shape. This pattern is also available with 5 other Bunnies in Two Rabbit&#...
Knitting: Animal Toy
The Black-Eyed Susan Bunny is knit in one piece, and the arms and legs are attached afterward. The summer top has a picot edge and ties around the neck. She has purple bloomers and her Black-Eyed Susan hat is knit in one piece. This pattern is also available with 5 other Bunnies in Two Rabbit’s Pantheon of Bunnies.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A Lotus flower has many symbolic meanings… divine purity and enlightenment in Buddhism, wealth in Hinduism, and rebirth in the ancient Egyptian religion. The Blue Lotus was used to boost the libido in ancient Egypt, and in Egyptian medicine it was used to stimulate blood circulation and to slow the aging process. It was worshiped as a visionary ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I designed this hat for my dear friend Bonny, who is undergoing chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer. She has always had long, beautiful hair, but cut it recently when it began falling out from treatment. I wanted the design to be meaningful to her, so I chose this lovely braid.
Knitting: Doll
According to Cicely Mary Barker, when a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born, living in their chosen flower. As the flower grows, the fairy grows too, and is in charge of looking after their flower or plant, keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and...
Knitting: Animal Toy
The Carrot Top Bunny is knit in one piece, and the arms and legs are attached afterward. The short overalls have suspenders that criss-cross in the back, and the Carrot Top hat is knit in one piece and lightly stuffed with roving to keep its shape. This pattern is also available with 5 other Bunnies in Two Rabbit’s Pantheon of Bunnies.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Get that little one hooked on chocolate early with this cute hat. Pattern includes detailed instructions for 2 sizes along with a chart for the colorwork. Sportweight yarn is used for the baby hat and has a rolled brim, while Worsted yarn is used for the kids version that begins with a corrugated rib.
Knitting: Doll
According to Cicely Mary Barker, when a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born, living in their chosen flower. As the flower grows, the fairy grows too, and is in charge of looking after their flower or plant, keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and...
Knitting: Earflap Hat
The incredible beauty of clown fish surrounded by sea anemones was the inspiration for this little hat. They are pictured here in this colorful hat worked in the round using only 2 colors (blue and orange), then details are added using duplicate stitch for fins and stripes (dark orange, black & white) when the hat is complete, bringing the c...
Knitting: Doll
According to Cicely Mary Barker, when a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born, living in their chosen flower. As the flower grows, the fairy grows too, and is in charge of looking after their flower or plant, keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The stars dance around this hat with happy feet. This hat pattern includes easy to follow instructions with a colorful chart, as well as directions for 2 sizes, 18 months thru 4 years and 4 years thru small adult.
Knitting: Animal Toy
The Daylily Bunny is knit in one piece, and the arms and legs are attached afterward. The Daylily dress has 6 sepals and petals circling the skirt and ties around the neck, and the bloomers have a picot edge. The Daylily hat is knit in one piece. This pattern is also available with 5 other Bunnies in Two Rabbit’s Pantheon of Bunnies.
Knitting: Doll
According to Cicely Mary Barker, when a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born, living in their chosen flower. As the flower grows, the fairy grows too, and is in charge of looking after their flower or plant, keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and...
Knitting: Hats - Other
Ebb and Flow is a term used to describe the movement of water, often in relation to natural tides. Endearing friendships can ebb and flow like the tides as our busy lives distance us from one another. When life slows down, we come together as though no time has passed, happy to have that friend in our life once again. I designed this hat for a l...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The traditional gecko circle represents the cyclical nature of life and is captured here on this baby and kids hat knit in organic cottton. The hat is pictured in the book “1000 Fabulous Knit Hats” by Annie Modesitt. The pattern includes detailed instructions, a colorful chart for the colorwork and directions for 2 sizes. A heavier y...
Knitting: Animal Toy
Eggplant Blossom Bunny is knit in one piece, and the arms and legs are attached afterward. The dress has a picot edge and crocheted cap sleeves. She has little green underpants and her Eggplant Blossom hat is knit in one piece. This pattern is also available with 5 other Bunnies in Two Rabbit’s Pantheon of Bunnies.
Knitting: Pixie Hat
Elvish (Quenderin) is a word that refers to any of the languages of the Elves, and here I use the name to describe this hat for its Elvish quality, suitable for Elves and Human babies and kids alike. This pattern includes detailed instructions for 2 sizes, 15-16” or 17-19” head circumference, with chart for leaves, or written instruc...
Knitting: Booties
Elvish (Quenderin) is a word that refers to any of the languages of the Elves. Here I use the name to describe these baby booties for their Elvish quality, suitable for Elvish and Human babies alike.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
A very Elvish Mini Christmas Ornament knit in Dream In Color Starry. The silver fibers in the yarn provide a bit of Elvish Holiday Magic to add sparkle to your tree, or knit these for the tiny Elves that come out at night to dance in the moonlight while the world sleeps.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
The Enchanted Arrows circling this hat receive their magic from the bolts of lightning zigzagging their way down from the crown. I fell in love with a cowl design from Madeline Tosh called Arrow that I saw on Ravelry. I envisioned a hat, with the arrows getting smaller and smaller while shaping the crown. As the lines got closer together and the...
Knitting: Scarf
Fern Lace is an early lace that can be found in the Boston Museum, appearing on a Mid-European lace-knitting sampler dating from the first half of the nineteenth century. It is a popular lace pattern with many variations. Gauge is not crucial for this scarf, however 3 repeats of the lace pattern (27 sts) equals 5 inches.
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Elves were the Firstborn, the first of the races of the Children of Iluvatar, who awoke in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth a millennia before the Aftercomers. Distinguished from Men and Dwarves, they possessed near immortality. These Elvish Christmas stockings may become immortal as they are passed down from generation to generation becoming tre...
Knitting: Doll
According to Cicely Mary Barker, when a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born, living in their chosen flower. As the flower grows, the fairy grows too, and is in charge of looking after their flower or plant, keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and...
Knitting: Earflap Hat
The traditional gecko circle represents the cyclical nature of life and is captured here on this Chullo, or earflap hat. Gauge is 22 sts to 4” for smaller hat and 20 sts to 4” for larger size, using worsted weight for both but different needle sizes to achieve gauge. A colorful chart is included for the colorwork.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Paracelcus, a sixteenth century Swiss alchemist, considered gnomes to be the most important of the elemental spirits, representing the earth, specifically stone and minerals, and possessing the supernatural energies associated with these materials. They are often regarded as protectors of nature and animals.
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
This little hat is like a day at the beach, with waves circling the brim, gulls flying above, and a starfish resting on top. Featuring slipped stitches and tiny cables, only 1 skein of Cotton Classic is needed for the smallest size, and 2 skeins for Medium and Large sizes.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Herringbone describes a distinctive V-shaped pattern usually found in woven twill fabric. The herringbone pattern dates back to Egyptian and African cultures where it was used to fashion decorative jewelry and basketry. It is so named because it resembles the skeleton of the herring fish. Using worsted weight, the hat is knit at 22 sts to 4̶...
Knitting: Pixie Hat
Idrial of Lothlórienuses is a female Elven Warrior, from The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age, who uses spirit powers in combat, mainly healing powers and water magic. This Elvish hat is so named for the magical nature of her powers. A provisional cast on is used and the knitting begins from the bottom up, knitting the hat first. Remove the wast...
Knitting: Slippers
Idrial of Lothlórienuses is a female Elven Warrior, from The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age, who uses spirit powers in combat, mainly healing powers and water magic. These slippers are so named for the magical nature of her powers. Choose the circumference you wish to knit and follow the directions for the length you wish to achieve. The slipp...
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This pattern is sized for small adult with a finished measurement of 67” cuff to cuff after blocking. In this version, the cuff is long, about 3.50” from the wrist to knuckles. These measurements can be modified for a personalized fit. The hood is tall and deep enough so as not to pull shoulders up.
Knitting: Wall Hanging
I’ve always wanted to knit my own Peace Prayer Flags, so here they are!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat has lacy cables that swirl to the right with a simplicity that shows off the bold contrasting colors of Noro’s Silk Garden. The top of the hat is reminiscent of a flower or pinwheel. You will use only a very small amount of the second skein. You can knit 2 hats from 3 skeins. Noro Kureyon may be substituted.
Knitting: Bath Mitt
I make soap and wanted something special for gift giving that was also functional. This pattern includes 4 lace designs with charts and written instructions for each. They are knit in 100% cotton and, with a picot edge and tied with a ribbon, are not only pretty but exfoliate in the shower or bath.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Gnomes are mostly peaceful beings ~ 7 times stronger than a man and have better eyesight than a hawk. Averaging only 15 centimeters tall, and living on a vegetarian diet, I like to imagine them fashioning hats from the very food they eat. The Nightshade family includes Peppers and Eggplant…knit this hat in red, yellow or green for a Chili ...
Knitting: Hats - Other
The chanting of Om revitalizes the body, soothes the mind and nourishes the soul. The symbol for Om circles this comfy, slouchy hat and will take approximately 150 yards of main color and 50 yards of contrast color.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A small faroese shawl using sock yarn and a little mohair, if desired. Choose 3 or 4 yarns to mix color and texture. A great way to use up some of that sock yarn in your stash, and an excuse to buy some more…and when you are done you truly have a ‘Once in a Blue Moon’ creation uniquely yours, impossible to recreate. Finished me...
Knitting: Cowl
Snakes belong to the sub-order of reptiles called Ophidia. The ancient Ouroboros symbol depicts a snake eating its own tail and has been said to symbolize infinity or wholeness. The large cables on this infinity scarf are reminiscent of snakes winding infinitely around and around creating a deep texture that is especially warm and soft when knit...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This cute little pattern can be knit for non Oregon fans by simply filling in the stitch in the center of the O to create a sun hovering over each duckling. One full skein is used for the main color, less than half a skein for contrast color, and the ducklings wings, bills, eyes, and the little O’s can be done in duplicate stitch with smal...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Anyone living in Oregon knows that spring is unpredictable. Clouds and sun are in constant competition throughout any given day. The sky can darken to the deepest grey, almost black, followed by a shower of hail that blankets the ground, and then suddenly the sun bursts through, as if to say “I don’t think so”! The air warms quickly and the sun ...
Knitting: Earflap Hat
My friend’s sweetheart works in an Oregon Mill in very cold temperatures during the winter. He requested a soft, thick cabled earflap hat to keep his head and ears warm during his long hours on the job. I chose a simple 8 stitch cable that reminds me of the gnarly bark on Oregon’s old growth fir trees. Baby alpaca was a natural choice for softne...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Pirates have always held their place in stories and legends, but few have shown the innate love they possessed at birth. Those who do are depicted here in “Pirates With A Heart”. Colorful chart and directions for 2 sizes are included.
Knitting: Booties
The pattern is knit from the cuff down, beginning with a 2-color rib. The colorful details for the ‘Swallowtail Caterpillars’ on the cuff are added using Duplicate Stitch.
Knitting: Hats - Other
SIOUX PROPHESY “There will come a time when the earth is sick and the animals and plants begin to die. The Indians will regain their spirit and gather people of all nations, colors and beliefs to join together in the fight to save our Earth, and they will be The Rainbow Warriors”.
Knitting: Animal Toy
The Red Hot Chili Pepper Bunny is knit in one piece, and the arms and legs are attached afterward. The long overalls have suspenders that criss-cross in the back, and the Chili Pepper hat is knit in one piece and lightly stuffed with roving to keep its shape. This pattern is also available with 5 other Bunnies in Two Rabbit’s Pantheon of B...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Pixie Hat
I wanted to knit a hat that reminded me of the beautiful tidepools in Bandon, Oregon. The seaweed pattern is reversible, so it can be worn with the cuff folded up or not. When the cuff is down, the crown is more pointy. The seaweed pattern stitch has a lot of stretch, and the anemones at the top add a bit of fun.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Folklore predicts that out of a certain number of waves, one will be much larger than the rest ~”every seventh wave” is one common belief that has entered popular culture through music and literature. This hat begins with a wavy rib reminiscent of seaweed being pushed below an undercurrent of small waves, and 6 larger waves breaking ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I designed this hat for my grandson, Soul. He likes motorcycles with flames, so I chose Solar Flares for a fiery look. Using worsted yarn in 2 contrasting colors, this hat is knit at 5.5 stitches per inch, with 3 sizes available.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Spiderman was a boy once, and so was his heroine. Here is a hat for the young heroes and heroines in everyone! This pattern has 2 designs with charts included for both, and has directions for 2 sizes. The main color takes between 175 and 200 yards depending on size, and the contrast color can be done with 50 yards or less.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick and easy knit, the colorwork is done with slipped stitches, using only one color at a time, changing color at the end of a round. I was able to knit 2 hats with 1 skein of black, and approximately .5 ounce of each contrast color. A great stashbuster!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This colorful hat begins with a corrugated rib, then zig-zags its way to the top, ending with a circular striping pattern…available in 2 sizes with colorful charts included. 4 colors, 50 yds of each color, a wonderful way to use up small amounts of leftover yarn from previous projects!
Knitting: Hair accessories, Headband
A knitted headband with single crochet around the edges and a crocheted flower. Easy to follow instructions has directions for multi-sizing width and length. I designed and knit this for my hairdresser, Ivy…soon I had many orders for others at the shop. Knit in Pure Pima (sooo soft), or other worsted weight cotton, the design looks great in any ...
Knitting: Doll
Titania is the Queen of the Fairies in medieval folklore. This collection of 5 Flower Fairies includes Daffodil, Canterbury Bells, Daylily, Fuchsia and Chocolate Dahlia. Each flower is botanically correct and unique from the others. They are knit in one piece, except for the arms, legs and wings using small amounts of any worsted yarn. A great w...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is a fun knit using a slip stitch pattern, carrying only one color at a time for the body of the hat, and then Fair Isle technique is used while shaping the crown. The stitches used provide a beautiful texture, as well as interest for the knitter. The hat has a slight slouch to it for comfort and style. Well written instructions and a c...
Knitting: Hats - Other
The “Triple Goddess” symbol of waxing, full and waning moon represents the aspects of Maiden, Mother, and Crone. This Feminine Trinity can be found in cultures throughout history. “Anatolian villages in the 7th millennium B.C. worshipped a Goddess in three aspects—as a young woman, a birth-giving matron, and an old woman.” ~ (B...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Stocking
Wouldn’t it be nice during the dark of winter to be able to transport yourself to somewhere warm and tropical just by putting on a particular hat? I really like the idea, and maybe wearing this hat will tell people where you would rather be, even if it won’t take you there.
Knitting: Animal Toy
In Aztec mythology, a pantheon of four hundred rabbit gods known as Centzon Totochtin, led by Ometotchtli, or Two Rabbit, represented fertility, parties, and drunkenness. While I really don’t want rabbits to find their way into my garden, it’s fun to imagine them having a wild party in the garden by the light of the moon while the world sleeps, ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a true stash buster project…select yarns to create your palette, from dk to sport weight, and choose how you want to put them together. I used 3 dk yarns and 1 sport-weight 2-ply alpaca from Lost Valley Alpaca Ranch down the lane from my house. If you use a heavier weight, such as worsted, the shawl will turn out much larger.
Knitting: Curtain
This valance puts a modern twist on an old lace pattern dating back to the mid-nineteenth century. It can easily be modified to fit any window.
Knitting: Scarf
The Willow is the tree most associated with the moon, water, the Goddess and all that is feminine. It is the tree of dreaming, intuition and deep emotions, symbolizing the beginning of spring, when all of life is stirring below and begins to shoot outwards once again.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Give peace a chance and spread the hope of world peace by knitting this colorful hat. The pattern takes one full skein of Kureyon for all 3 sizes. Approximately 50 yards is needed for the colorwork. The pattern includes a colorful chart and easy to follow directions. Gauge is achieved by using different needle sizes. Make hats, not war!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The ancient Chinese concept called Yin Yang is a belief in the existence of two complementary forces in the universe. One could not exist without the other, for each contains the essence of the other. This hat is designed with a longer crown and, when knit with a soft yarn, will fit comfortably and slouch at the back of the head. A more fitted v...
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
I designed a Bell of Mindfulness for gift giving…the pattern is my gift to you. Pretty hanging in a window where the light can shine through the beads.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is reversible, with a cabled DNA strand on one side, and a zigzag moss stitch on the reverse. Each side is knit flat and the ends are grafted together. The two pieces are invisibly stitched together with the Contrast Color extending 1/4” on each edge, so choose a color that contrasts nicely with the Main Color. One skein is needed for ...
Knitting: Cowl
I designed this infinity scarf for Jenny, my dear friend Kathy’s daughter. She chose the stitch pattern, so this really is Jenny’s Infinity. An easy knit, this design has a lot of texture and is knit in Baby Alpaca Grande, very warm but lighter in weight than wool. 72” in circumference, this can be wrapped 3 times as shown, or just twice for a l...