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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Summer of Love is a simple to knit and easy to wear shawl. The instructions have been written so that you can tailor them to suit: there’s a lace section and a garter stitch section, and they can be repeated and combined in any order. You can make it as-is or make it bigger, smaller, rearranging the lace sections, add colors…
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Nautica is a slouchy hat for all ages. Designed with a relaxed fit, it features deep rib and simple stripes. It comes in toddler, child and adult sizes, you can use this pattern for the whole family! The main body is worked in a smooth yarn and the stripes are worked in a rustic yarn to give textural contrast.
Flip is a cute little vest for boys and girls. It is a timeless design that goes with every outfit. The Garter stitch on the shoulders adds visual interest but keeps the design simple. It is worked in one piece from the bottom up. The shoulders are then seamed. The sideways front bands are worked at last to make it easy to adjust fit.
Libellula is a quick and fun knit. It is worked seamlessly from the top down, making it easy to adjust the length to your liking. As a mostly Stockinette stitch design, it is relaxing to knit. The contrasting color bands allow you to use an odd skein from in your stash, too. Enjoy your Fall knitting!
Bella Vita is an lightweight oversized cardigan. It can be worked either in lace weight yarn or fingering weight yarn. The body is worked in one piece from the bottom up and is divided at the armholes with fronts and back worked to the shoulders. After the shoulders are joined with a three-needle bind-off, stitches are picked up around the armho...
Closer is a cowl that drapes deeply at both front and back. It will keep the chill out over the lowest-cut neckline. You can make a statement piece by pairing it with some unique buttons. Using just 165 m / 180 yds of yarn, this is an ideal stash buster project. It is easy to make it larger or smaller, too!
These mittens are simple and quick to make. The corrugated rib gives visual interest and can use up leftover yarn. Instruction for the corrugated rib are given using slipped stitches, so only one color yarn is carried at a time. This is great for knitters with no experience in stranding multiple yarns.
This cowl is a toddler version of Closer. This no-fuss cowl will keep your little one warm, and is perfect for the active toddler. Draping deeply at both front and back, it uses only a tiny bit of sport weight yarn. Like its grown-up version, it is easy to make it larger or smaller.
Diverting Scarf is a reversible garter stitch scarf. Shaped as a parallelogram and worked on the bias, this scarf uses an intriguing technique that involves only cast-on, bind-off and knit stitch; no increase, decrease nor short-rows are used. It makes a great on-the-go mindless project. Have fun with your knitting!
Matilde is a sideways long sleeve cardigan with a unique construction. A combination of short rows and raglan shaping ensures that the cardigan fits without pucker. It is worked mostly in garter stitch with a face framing cable to keep the knitting interesting. This design looks best with semi-solid yarn but can handle variegated yarn. The patte...
Woolly Dolly is a cardigan worked seamlessly from the top down. The ruched ruffles provide a feminine touch without being overly frilly. The ruffles have been carefully arranged to give the right fullness without adding extra bulk. Worked in aran weight yarn, this cardigan can be worked up quickly.
Diamond Forever is a quick knit that uses little yarn and is ideal as a last minute gift. With a single skein of glitzy yarn, you can make plenty of bracelets for all of your friends. This bracelet can be worked in any yarn, in any gauge, to fit any wrist size. You can work as many strands as you wish.
Costanza is a cardigan with the fit of a tailored jacket. The structure is provided by the seams and the unique shape of the shoulders and the armholes. The simple stitch pattern compliments the subtle color change of a semi-solid yarn. The buttonloop closures complete the tailored look. This cardigan is worked from the bottom-up in pieces, whic...
Fiori di Cuore is a seamless lightweight pullover featuring lace panels at the shoulders and at the sleeves. It is worked from the top down. The simultaneous set-in sleeves are worked together with the body in one piece. If you love the look of set-in sleeves but find the seaming intimidating, you may like this seamless construction.
If you love knitting lace but find lace shawl hard to wear, you may love this loose fitting cardigan. It comes with lots of free flowing panels that show off the delicacy of lace. It can either be dressed up as an evening wrap or dressed down as a beach cover up. It can even be rolled up and thrown over the shoulder as a shawl. When used as a sh...
Olimpia is a wrap-over style pullover with set-in sleeves. The pattern sections are worked from the bottom-up to simplify shaping in pattern. The body ribbing section is worked from the top-down to for easy length adjustment. Worked in sport weight yarn it is a versatile lightweight garment comfortable to be wore indoor. As a plus, it works well...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Molinara is a little minimalistic shawlette that is easy to wear and fun to knit. Its asymmetric shape and geometric motif give its visual interest. Its simple pattern plays well with hand-dyed or variegated yarn. This flexible design can be worked with as little as 70 g / 2.5 oz of fingering yarn and can be made as long as you wish.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Veneta Shell is a versatile layering top. Its highly textured surface gives its sculptural appeal. The overall 4-st cable is easy to memorize and can be done without a cable needle. Knitted from the bottom up in the round, the only finishing required is the shoulder three-needle bind-off.
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
Gacoco is a blanket that grows with your baby. It is a modular design. Each block measures 38 cm x 38 cm / 15” x 15”. Four blocks make a versatile baby blanket. Each block has a non-rolling wavy edge that does not require further finishing so that you can seam several baby blankets together to make a throw blanket when your baby outg...