Mary Scott Huff

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Mittens
Edgar Allen Poe claimed to have written “The Raven” backwards. He said he started with the word “Nevermore” and worked his way to the beginning from there. I didn’t know that when I created these mittens, but they began for me in the same exact way. I asked myself what would happen if I made a mitten called Nevermore, and the rest is what you s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Celebrate Chinese New Year every day! Inspired by the classical motifs found in antique porcelain and the gorgeous shades of delicate water lilies, Chinese Garden is the wrap you’ll reach for until winter turns to spring.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Now you can embrace your inner pirate, whether you do your marauding at sea or on the slopes. A traditional Norwegian snowflake motif meets the Jolly Roger in this cozy but cool hat. Featuring a sleek and stretchy knitted hem, Latvian braid trim and a matching braided tassel, this hat is perfect for wintertime looting, pillaging, and trips to t...
Knitting: Glasses Case
Blink and you’ll miss it! Here’s an adorable little glasses case you can knit in under an hour. Felt it up in your washing machine and embellish it any way you wish. Useful to have around and great to give as a gift, Wink glasses cases will also help you use up those odds and ends of yarn you’ve been hanging on to.
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the designer’s hometown, Portland, Oregon, City of Roses is a buttoned cowl worked in delicious Cashmere-blend yarn created just for the design by Portland’s own Abstract Fiber. Stunning shades inspired by Portland’s famous International Rose Test Garden bloom on a background of pearl, edged in leafy green.
Knitting: Scarf
Wrap up in a rabble of Butterflies! Executed in two colorways of beautiful Kauni Effektgarn, these winged beauties will leave you all aflutter.
Knitting: Cardigan
Design your own Norwegian Fana sweater in any size, using Mary Scott Huff’s Fana Formula!
Knitting: Scarf
Here Be Dragons!
Knitting: Slippers
“Twelve Dancing Princesses
Knitting: Costume
Be a Doll, won’t you?
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
Some bags are for holding treasures, and some bags are the treasures.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Earflap Hat
Created for the 2014 Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat, this pair of hats was inspired by our namesake native tree.
Knitting: Headband
Lindsay Huff colaborated with her mom (Mary Scott Huff) to make this fun pattern, just for you!
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Brighten up a dreary winter!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Love the Flower of Scotland? We do too! Embrace your inner Highlander when you knit this luxurious stole.
Knitting: Mittens
Work a little Magic! The adorable hares on these Selbuvotter will keep you hopping. Starting with bobbled hems and chevron-lace cuffs, the mittens continue with gusset thumbs, and finish with traditional pointed tops. Worked primarily in two contrasting colors, the design is embellished with additional colors using duplicate stitch.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Stranded colorwork in the round is about as much fun as you can have with string. This is the hat Mary uses to teach her introduction to stranded colorwork - created just for beginners!
Knitting: Mittens
Originally designed as an exclusive for the Knitters Review Retreat in 2012, Slebu-Baaa-Ter are a modern twist on traditional Norwegian mittens. Love Sheep? Who doesn’t? These are the beginning of your Dream Flock. Count them, why don’t ya? Then make a pair for all the sheep-lovers you know. And don’t forget yourself!
Knitting: Cloche Hat
This matching cloche and mitten set is a great introduction to Entrelac! The cloche’s knitted corsage is a detatchable pin that looks equally pretty on your lapel.
Knitting: Mittens
Students of Mary’s Selbluvotter classes will recognize these mittens as the examples she uses of the quintessential traditional Selbuvotter.
Knitting: Cardigan
She’s all grown up and ready to fly! Long-awaited and often requested, the Queen Bee is finally yours to knit.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Inspired by yarn the color of Springtime blooms, Dogwood is a simple, unisex toe-up sock with japanese short-row heels, gussets and heel flaps.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Joyful birds in flight encircle this whimsical stranded colorwork hat, while the wording along the lower edge encourages you to “Spread Your Wings”. Worked from the top down, Flight Path begins with a circle of snowdrops, and ends with a knitted hem.
Knitting: Knee-highs
Formal Kilt Hose to fit your favorite Scot! Whether you’re Scottish by birth or Assimilation, properly fitted hose are a luxury every Braveheart deserves. With a foldover cuff that sports cables, openwork and bobbles, these hose are suitable for fancy dress occasions from weddings and balls to Hogmanay.
Knitting: Cardigan
Caora Dubh (Black Sheep) is Mary Scott Huff’s fresh new take on the classic cabled cardigan. Worked flat, in pieces, from the bottom up, Caora Dubh’s details include dense cables above a stockinette lower body, easy-fitting gathered sleeves, and a cozy shawl collar. Bobbles on all the edges provide both a surprise finish, and a touch of whimsy.
Knitting: Scarf
The Violets scarf is a seven-color tour-de-force of stranded colorwork knitting, and the perfect project for making your first steek.
Knitting: Cardigan
Welcome Spring! Corrugated rib and classic yoke construction combine in this winning homage to the pussy willow.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern is mystical and whimsical in a colorway evoking an Oriental Carpet! Bobbled points and twisted cords add whimsy to this simple slip-stitch pattern, originally designed to showcase Abstract Fiber Supersock yarn.
Knitting: Mittens
Inspired by an antique playing card from Germany, Mary’s Queen Of Hearts Mittens are a whimsical slice of folklore.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A brand-new design for summer-fall 09:
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
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Knitting: Cardigan
Two gorgeous versions of the same lace pattern, in deep, vinyard-inspired colors. The vest, in “Old Purple”, sports a hip-skimming length and asymmetrical closure. The Cardigan, shown in “Wine” has a cropped length, centered closure, and bracelet sleeves. Both use the same delicate lace pattern, for a feminine look with an easy fit.
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by a Tiffany stained glass window, Wisteria is a gorgeous neckwarmer in stranded colorwork.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
07-28-09 Update: Faery ring has been updated to correct stitch counts in neck & armhole shaping. If you queued or downloaded the pattern before this date, please download the latest version before you begin.