Kristen Jancuk

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 6 patterns

Charm City Knits is a 6-piece knitting pattern collection from MediaPeruana Designs. Each piece in the collection was inspired by the city of Baltimore, and all of the yarns featured in the collection are dyed right here in Maryland.

eBook : 6 patterns

The complete Charm City Kids collection and ebook is now available! Charm City Kids is a 6-piece pattern collection featuring children’s versions of all the patterns in Charm City Knits.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Pullover
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Cardigan
This letterman’s sweater-inspired cardigan is a sweater chest staple you’ll be living in year-round. Stripes shine when worked in reverse stockinette—extra blips of color pop through at the transitions, so they really stand out! An open front, modest shawl collar, handy pockets, and pops of contrast trim take a simple top-down raglan up a notch....
Knitting: Knee-highs
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Mittens
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Cowl
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Cardigan
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Pullover
Catoctin is all grown up in this pullover design for women. This cozy sweater features a heavily cabled yoke, dramatic cowl neck and elbow-length sleeves for warmth as well as convenience. Knit from the bottom up, it’s trimmed with mistake rib and includes moderate waist-shaping for a feminine silhouette.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick knit hat for the entire family, Rayado uses slipped stitches to create a checkered pattern. Wear it fitted or slouchy, top it off with a pom-pom, try a corrugated rib brim—never knit the same hat twice!
Knitting: Cowl
For cold weather, I wanted an accessory that was both big and bold; something that worked up quickly in heavy yarn and had enough crazy patterning to hold my interest while knitting. Here’s the result: bold colors, cables, stripes, garter stitch—all of my favorite design elements mixed into one cozy, chunky scarf. Wear it long to show off the de...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lacy shawls are great for spring, but when the temperature drops, you need something a bit heavier. Worked in DK weight yarn, this asymmetrical triangle shawl mixes simple stockinette and garter with a clever slipped stitch pattern. The result is a warm, colorful accessory that’s fun to knit and quick to finish. Try pairing a solid main color wi...
Knitting: Pullover
A warm, cozy pullover you’ll be excited to snuggle into when the temperature drops! Fun details spice up a straightforward raglan; worked seamlessly from the top down, it features a simple cable motif (charted), dramatic split high-low hem and tapered garter stitch details down the sleeves. Perfect for lounging at home, but easily dressed up to ...
Knitting: Cardigan
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Pullover
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Knee-highs
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Please join us for the Charm City Spring Fling KAL, kicking off on March 1, 2017! To participate, knit any pattern from Charm City Knits or Charm City Kids—including this one! Details here.
Knitting: Mittens
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Knitting: Scarf
Designed for mini skeins (especially gradient sets!) or scrap yarn, this project utilizes stitches that pull the colors up and down to create subtle wavy transitions. Finished off with eyelet trim, it’s a simple knit that results in a striking accessory. Pattern includes instructions for both a fingering weight infinity scarf and a worsted weigh...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Winding cables that taper around the leg call to mind the rivers, trails and terraces of Pisaq in Peru’s Sacred Valley.
Knitting: Pullover
In my daydreams I am incredibly rich and spend summers sailing around the Chesapeake on my gorgeous yacht. No matter that I have zero sailing experience. In these dreams, I’m always dressed like Rachel McAdams in Wedding Crashers: vibrant headscarf, gauzy pants and the perfect white cotton summer sweater. After spending years looking for such a ...
Knitting: Tee
Don’t let the end of winter mean the end of your knitting! This casual spring sweater is the perfect project to knit and wear when the weather gets warm. Worked in a lightweight yarn, it features simple details to make a basic tee something special: a keyhole neckline, cap sleeves, and a pleat at the back covering a bit of lace.
Knitting: Cowl
Is it a cowl? Is it a capelet? It’s a cowlet! This versatile piece can be worn pulled down over the shoulders as a light capelet, or loosely around the neck as a cowl. Knit in fingering weight yarn at a loose gauge, it’s the perfect airy spring layer.
Knitting: Cardigan
A cozy cardigan perfect for boys and girls alike. Knit in DK weight to create the perfect layer to fend off fall’s chill. Simple cables frame the button bands and decorate the waistline. The body is knit in one piece from the top down, so it’s nearly seamless, and a simple rolled collar finishes it off.
Knitting: Throw
If you have purchased this pattern via Knit Picks, please be aware that when viewed or printed in black-and-white, the pattern repeat, which is outlined in RED, is not visible! Stitches 1-48 are worked 3 times.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
As the first fall chill hits the air, keep your hands warm with these delicate mitts. Simple stockinette adorned with lace, top and bottom, for an airy feel, and knit in fingering weight wool for a light layer.
Knitting: Cowl
This beautiful infinity scarf, knit in sparkly Glimmer yarn, will have heads turning your way. Knit with a provisional cast-on and gentle cables, the ends are then grafted together to form a loop. You’ll wear this knit through many seasons, happily.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Nevado (“snow-covered” or “snow-capped”) is a cozy textured hat, quick to knit in worsted weight yarn. A combination of waffle stitch and wavy cables, the design is naturally stretchy, ensuring a snug fit, and works well for boys and girls, men and women, and babies of all shapes and sizes.
Knitting: Vest
Showing off small touches of lace, the Penny Vest is perfect for layering in the cooler seasons and wearing alone during the summer months. The Penny Vest is worked in the round to the base of the neck, then worked flat in a single piece to the armholes. Then, beginning at the armholes, the vest is worked flat in 3 pieces. Additionally, the lace...
Knitting: Pullover
Javi is a playful pullover for infants and toddlers, and is equally suitable for boys and girls. Functional button plackets make it easy to get on over bulbous little noggins. Sleeves are bound off at a
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
It’s hard to find that sweet spot between plain vanilla socks and a complicated pattern that requires intense focus—but this one fits the bill! Simple cables meander down the back of the leg, while a twisted moss stitch on the front tapers to the toe, keeping things interesting—once you’ve completed a few rounds you’ll be working from memory!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Cielito is a versatile baby blanket inspired by the dancing clouds and bright stars of an endless sky. It features a zig zag garter stitch border at top and bottom, framing a complimentary central stitch pattern--diagonally traveling columns of eyelets bordered by small star stitches. The sample was worked up in a tonal yarn, but try a tweed or...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A sweet baby sock with a sailboat and wave design circling the leg. Knit from the toe up, this is a great pattern to use up leftover sock yarn.