Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This fun sock has a cuff that folds down, a hidden rib under the cuff and a rib through the arch of the foot for better fit. Perfect for a summer hike in the woods or a stroll in the park.
Knitting: Scarf
This lovely lace scarf has a simple 8 row pattern. It is extra special when knit in Mountain Colors Louisa…65% Cashmere/35% Silk.
Knitting: Booties
These socks hug a baby’s feet -which helps keep them on! I used a Perspective Pack and varied the colors on all the socks. All the socks can be worn together even though none match. Just use assorted color stripes as indicated in the instructions.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cute top down v-neck cardigan has raglan sleeves and optional pockets. Knits up fast in a worsted weight yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
This slightly textured cowl uses the colors in the Perspectives gradient kit to do all the work!! Just knit each color until it runs out and continue with the next color. Easy and relaxing. Perfect for gift giving!
Knitting: Cowl
This slightly textured cowl uses the colors in the Perspectives gradient kit to do all the work!! Just knit each color until it runs out and continue with the next color. Easy and relaxing. Perfect for gift giving!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Easy to knit hat perfect for learning two color knitting. Pick your favorite chart or use one that comes with the pattern.
Knitting: Cardigan
This comfortable v-neck sweater is perfect to snuggle in during the cooler months of the year.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Earflap Hat
This cute hat uses a skein of the background color and 1 oz of a contrasting color for the stranded design. It is an easy introduction to stranded knitting as only 2 different colors are used. The earflaps are optional.
Knitting: Headband
This pattern contains 3 different headband designs. Each uses a different yarn…Mountain Colors Mohair, 3-Ply Wool or 4/8’s Wool.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A cuff down eyelet pattern continues along top of foot for beautiful lacey design.
Knitting: Toeless Sock
These cute socks leave the toes and heels open so you can do yoga stretches without slipping.
Knitting: Toeless Sock
These cute socks leave the toes and heels open so you can do yoga stretches without slipping.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A very easy sock pattern with a 2 row design in the cuff and down part of the top of the foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A top down pair of socks with a textured stitch pattern in the cuff and top of foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Easy top down socks with a bit of texture on the cuff and top of foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Easy top down socks with a bit of texture on the cuff and top of foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A bit of lace and texture decorate the cuff and top of the foot of these socks. The heel flap is done in garter rib.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Easy to knit top down socks with easy lace pattern, heel flap and stockinette foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern includes 3 different textured designs for the cuff. Pick your favorite or knit all 3!
Knitting: Cardigan
This stylish cardigan has a front zipper, cabling along the front edges and on the sleeves. Knits up quickly in a worsted weight yarn.
Knitting: Scarf
Scarf is knit in a tube. It uses an elongated knit stitch that gives the scarf an elastic, light and airy feel.
Knitting: Cowl
This loop style cowl/scarf is easy to knit. It is shown in Twizzle yarn but can also be knit with our River Wash Sport Perspectives kit. Gauge is not so important so relax and have fun!!
Knitting: Cowl
This fun little scarf is easy to make and looks stylish with any jacket. The stacked buttons are a clever way to add a special finish.
Knitting: Cowl
This snuggly cowl is light weight, soft and easy to knit. The merino ribbon yarn and stitch pattern add an interesting texture that shows off the beautiful colors. Perfect for yourself or as a quick to make gift.
Knitting: Cowl
With 3 skeins of Winter Lace you can make both the scarf AND the cowl. Knit in the round the Linen stitch is VERY easy!!
Knitting: Vest
Vest is knit using 3 skeins of a colorway and 1 skein of a contrasting solid. It is a series of interconnected mitered squares.
Knitting: Vest
Vest is knit using 3 skeins of a colorway and 1 skein of a contrasting solid. It is a series of interconnected mitered squares.
Knitting: Vest
Vest is knit in the round in one piece up to the underarm then it is split and knit flat. The bottom ribbing can be 2” or it can be extra deep at about 4”.
Knitting: Scarf
Wear this easy to knit scarf as a scarf/hood combination or just as a scarf. The merino ribbon is VERY soft around the neck!
Knitting: Scarf
Easy lace pattern makes a nice take-along project.
Crochet: Scarf
Uses 3 Just One Ounce mini skeins each 55 yds and each a different colorway, but a single colorway and at least 165 yds of yarn would also work.
Crochet: Earflap Hat
Quick to crochet hat with earflaps and a pompom. Cute for boys or girls.
Knitting: Throw
Lap Blanket uses 2 skeins Mountain Colors Mohair and 4 skeins Mountain Colors Moguls.
Knitting: Cowl
This super thick cowl is squishy and warm. Makes a great textured accent piece. The pattern includes handwarmers that use about 3 oz of the same yarn to make.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hat uses 2 colors of Mountain Colors 4/8’s Wool. Each Just One Ounce skein is 50 yds. A single colorway would also work.The flower is knit using 6 yards of Mountain Colors Moguls!
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Hat uses two types of yarn. The Just One Ounce Missoula is used for the brim (2 skeins each at 18 yds) and the Teton (43 yards) for the upper hat.
Knitting: Mittens
This fun mittens are designed to use Just One Ounce skeins of Mountain Goat: 3 colorways plus cream. They can also be knit with just one colorway and a contrasting color, ie cream.
Knitting: Stocking
This hat is knit using 1 Color Ride Hat KIT (pattern included). It comes with 5 mini skeins each a different colorway. Model shown in “Reds” combination. Also available in Brights, Autumns, Mahogany and Ice Blue. It is VERY fast to knit.
Knitting: Throw
This mitered squares throw is colorful and fun to make. It uses 5 different colors of yarn as follows:
Knitting: Scarf
This lovely loop scarf is SO soft against your neck. It has an easy cable in the middle and ribbing on the edges. It is knit flat then joined with kitchener st at the end. If you absolutely can’t do kitchener st then do a 3 needle bind off!
Crochet: Scarf
This fun to crochet scarf was inspired by a stitch pattern from a book published in 1988. It is easy work and the color changes add interest during construction and when you wear it!
Knitting: Vest
This quick to knit vest uses the lumpy, bumpy texture of the yarn to add interest to the simple design. Fasten with your favorite shawl pin.
Knitting: Booties, Stocking
The hat is knit bottom up on size 5 needles(16” and double points).
Knitting: Scarf
This clever scarf is knit with increases for the first half, then split in half with each tail knit separately.
Knitting: Scarf
This lovely scarf is easy to make. The scarf is extra long with 2 skeins but can be made shorter if you only have a single skein.
Knitting: Scarf
This fun scarf is cast on “the long way” so you have a lot of stitches on each row but you are only knitting them for 6”. The increases and decreases are easy to remember and the color changes keep things interesting.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are knit top down and have an easy slip stitch pattern that is knit down the cuff and onto the top of the foot.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This V-shaped shawl is knit from the bottom up with each “arm” of the V knit separately. The light weight finely textured yarn adds warmth without bulk or fuzz. Perfect for air conditioning or cool summer evenings.
Knitting: Scarf
Relax and enjoy the soft feel of this yarn in your hands. The texture and lace pattern is easy to memorize.
Knitting: Pullover
A cute pullover for the special child in your life. Knit flat and then assembled. Has a 2 button closure so the opening is easy to pull on. Uses reverse stst in the yoke and a vertical texture st in the body.
Knitting: Pullover
Another in our Back to Basics Series of patterns. This top down pullover is knit in the round. It has a 3 button front closure at the neck, raglan sleeves and a bit of shaping at the waist. It can be knit in the textured stitch pattern as written or in plain stst.
Knitting: Pullover
This easy to knit pullover is knit flat from the bottom up. It uses ribbing along the sides to create easy shaping. It v-neck is self finishing so after assembling pieces it is all finished.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The mock cable rib is quick and easy to knit without a cable needle and the broken rib hands add a bit of stretch. These mitts are very comfortable to wear.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These mitts are fun to make with a Perspectives gradient kit OR with a single skein of Crazyfoot. Either way works and the mitts are lightweight and comfortable to wear.
Knitting: Stocking
This hat has a double layered brim, 3 Estonian braids and can be knit in a single colorway or in a Perspectives gradient pack of 5 different colors.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This stole is perfect for air-conditioned stores and movies…it folds down and will fit in your purse or backpack and it’s there when you need it to keep warm. Wear with buttons down the front or over one shoulder.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cute button up hoodie is fun to make in a main color and contrasting color for the stripes. Of course it can also be made with a single color too.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cute button up hoodie is fun to make in a main color and contrasting color for the stripes. Of course it can also be made with a single color too.
Knitting: Scarf
This lovely lace scarf is easy to knit and super soft around the neck. It makes a wonderful gift for yourself or a friend.
Knitting: Scarf
This lovely lace scarf is easy to knit and super soft around the neck. It makes a wonderful gift for yourself or a friend.
Knitting: Cardigan
An easy to knit cardigan knit flat in pieces from the bottom up with raglan shaping. You can use two colors as shown in the sample or knit the entire sweater in one color.
Knitting: Cardigan
This V-neck cardigan uses ribbing on the sides and sleeves for easy shaping. The sweater is knit flat in pieces and then seamed to create a cardigan with great fit and shape.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These lovely socks have a decorative border at the cuff edge, a lace pattern down the cuff and on the top of the foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I have always wanted to knit argyle socks but with all of the yarn carries and complicated charts I have shied away. I want something fast, fun and portable. There are no yarn changes in these socks but the purl ribs give you the illusion of argyle – without the work.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
My college age son requested a textured hat with
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The stitch pattern on the cuff resembles crochet but it is knit in the round. Make a pair for everyone in the family!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Every month we get together to knit, socialize and of course eat some delicious goodies. We often get inspired to knit a group project and these socks are the result of one such project. Pick the cuff of your choice and then go to the heel and foot directions that are included.
Crochet: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern uses toe-up method, short rowed heel, and
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Loose fitting hat that won’t smash your hair! Stay warm and stylish.
Knitting: Cardigan
Design uses both Mountain Colors 4/8’s Wool and a Perspectives gradient kit in Twizzle.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
A lovely light weight scarf that can be kept flat or joined into an infinity loop. Using Winter Lace makes a light, open decorative scarf. If you would prefer a bit more body, use 1 skein of Mountain Colors Twizzle or
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is easy to knit and comfortable to wear. It isn’t tight but hugs the head nicely and worked with just one skein of Mountain Colors River Twist.
Knitting: Cowl
This easy stitch pattern is perfect for hand painted yarns. The cowl is a great take-along project and fun to wear 3 seasons of the year.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This is a simple Crescent Shawl/Scarf. It can be knit in one Colorway or it adapts nicely to our Perspectives kits. The color changes are included. This scarf is very elastic so blocking is important. You may want to stretch it slightly when measuring sections.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This lovely scarf or small shawl is quick to knit from the center top down to the easy lace pattern at the edge. Color blending makes the final result extra special.
Knitting: Cowl
This fun and quick cowl includes instructions on how to work with the gradient Perspectives kits.
Knitting: Vest
Sizes: Ex-sm( sm,med,lg,ex-lg) Finished chest: 32(36,40,44,48) inches without bands
Knitting: Cowl
Wimple has a beautiful 17-round lace pattern worked at each edge, to frame your face and shoulders. In between there’s lots of glorious stockinette stitch.
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This simple lace cuff sock creates the look of rolling waters.
Knitting: Cowl
This bulky cowl is quick to knit and is toasty warm to wear on a cold winter day.
Knitting: Vest
Sizes: ExtraSmall(Small,Medium, Large, Ex-Large)
Knitting: Vest
Here is a simple project with trim knitted as you go and without seams. It is knitted in one piece up to the armholes, then divided to knit back and fronts separately. Adventurous knitters should feel free to substitute other stitch patterns for the stockinette stitch, but make sure to maintain gauge. Short version has ties, longer version has b...
Knitting: Cardigan
I have to tell you a story about the evolution of this sweater. In 2004, Diana was selling her son Patrick’s car in front of the Mountain Colors dye studio. I was very tempted and made an offer. Diana and I dickered over the price a bit until she said, “I’ll include your choice of yarn in the trunk”, to which I replied “SOLD”, quite naturally! S...
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero, Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Spats
I wanted to make a pair of yoga socks that were a little like yoga themselves. Not too complex and fairly soothing. These are simple and the perfect project for peaceful knitting and quieting your thoughts. I used soft worsted weight for cozy socks and early morning class and then decided we needed a pattern in sock weight for warmer weather. Th...
Knitting: Feet / Legs - Other
16” circular needle recommended. 60 yards of colors B and C and 120 yards of main color A.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Gauge : 7 sts, 9 rnds = 1” in Stockinette Stitch
Knitting: Pullover
This simple ribbed cardigan is a classic that can be enjoyed by stylish women of all ages. This sweater is worked flat in pieces, and then the pieces are seamed together.
Knitting: Cardigan
This beautiful cabled jacket is the perfect canvas for highlighting the vibrant colors of Mountain Colors yarns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This fun and easy sideways shawl is easy to customize according the amount of yarn you have, or the size you’d like! The sample shown uses just one skein of Mountain Colors Crazyfoot. Just grab your yarn scale and follow the directions in the pattern to customize the size of your shawl!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a great everyday sock that features a simple stitch pattern to highlight the lovely hand-dyed colors of Mountain Colors yarn.
Crochet: Cowl
This Crochet Cowl is quick to make and fun to wear!
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
One skein of Mountain Colors Bozeman is enough to make both this cowl and the fingerless mitts!
Knitting: Pullover
This tunic is simple to knit and flattering on every body! A garter stitch body is complemented by a textured yoke of Chinese Loops stitch.
Knitting: Scarf
This textured lace scarf is perfect for showing off the beautiful colors of Mountain Colors Crazyfoot yarn! A seed stitch border frames the simple but pretty lace pattern.
Knitting: Cardigan
This flattering hoodie features textured sides for texture and shaping and a zipper that’s added on after the knitting is complete.
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater featured an allover cable pattern that’s easy to master for a fun knit. A buttoned placket keeps the look and fit casual and comfortable.
Knitting: Cardigan
This flattering cardigan features a shawl collar, cabled panels, and ribbed edging. This pattern is perfect for use with several of Mountain Colors yarn - try 4/8’s Wool, Twizzle, River Twist or Mountain Goat.
Knitting: Vest
This simple vest features a faux-ribbing and short row shaping and flattering and comfortable shawl collar. Wear open or use the I-cord button loop to close.
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
This lightweight but warm cap is knit in cable and easy-peasy lace. It’s a simple pattern but will still keep you interested as you knit.
Knitting: Scarf
Mountain Colors Twizzle, with a fun silk strand, has a wonderful soft hand and drapes beautifully. This project requires only one skein of Twizzle yarn.
Knitting: Scarf
Mountain Colors Twizzle, with a fun silk strand, has a wonderful soft hand and drapes beautifully. This project requires only one skein of Twizzle yarn.
Knitting: Gloves, Beanie, Toque
These hat and glove sets are the perfect knit for mom and kids. Each item (a hat or pair of gloves) takes just one skein of Mountain Colors Crazyfoot yarn.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
Choose your favorite style mitten—plain, fancy or fingerless! Right and left hands are knit the same.
Knitting: Mittens
These mittens were inspired by a visit to Montana, and then to Mountain Colors in the Bitterroot Valley. Elk, pines, rivers, and mountains were everywhere, and I wanted to create something in homage to the beauty I enjoyed.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Horizontal cables are knit along the brim of this hat with texture on the top.
Knitting: Throw
This fast, fun and colorful throw is knit with Bozeman, a lumpy, bumpy thick and thin 100% wool yarn, held double throughout. Comes only as a kit with 4 different colorways. The kit can be ordered by color families: Reds, Blues, Greens, Browns or Very Pastels. Find a list of Mountain Colors retailers here.
Knitting: Dress
A darling jumper dress for kids!
Knitting: Cape
Mountain Colors delightful Half Crepe is a huge skein of slightly boucled fingering weight yarn that knits up into a great nubby fabric. Half crepe begs to be worked up as little lacy decorative garments.
Knitting: Onesies
An absolutely MUST knit for the baby in your life. This hooded bunting has an easy access, button-up bottom, a special opening for the buckle of a car seat and a nice bit of texture in the yoke.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf uses 1 skein of 1 skein of Crazyfoot yarn.
Knitting: Scarf
This super soft scarf is knit using 5 different colorful skeins (1 oz. each) of Mountain Colors Merino Ribbon. The simple modified slip stitch adds a bit of color movement and texture. The stitch pattern is easy to learn and creates an impressive final design.
Knitting: Cowl
This textured loop scarf can be worn hanging loose or wrapped up to three times around your neck for a warm accent.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
This toasty warm hat has softly textured earflaps that can cover your ears or be buttoned up out of way. This stylish hat looks great with the earflaps up or down.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Want your hands warm but your fingers uncovered for driving, texting or keyboarding? Knit these soft, warm fingerless mittens with a fluffy cuff. You will be amazed at how warm these keep your hands while allowing fingers free for driving, texting, etc.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Montana Color Kit Series
Knitting: Cardigan
Cardigan sweater with a soft, contemporary, flowing front. Uses one skein Wool Crepe through size 44 and an additional skein of Half Crepe for large sizes (size 48). Mountain Colors Wool Crepe has tiny, tight loops wonderful for weaving and knitting.
Knitting: Scarf
A quick, easy to knit project for folks who love textured yarns, this pattern makes a fun textured scarf that is knit lengthwise. This project is knit with 5 different textures of yarn, each just 1 ounce! The scarf is self-fringing and colorful.
Knitting: Cowl
This easy cowl uses thick yarn for a quick knit. The broken rib stitch adds textural interest and will keep your neck nice and snuggly warm. Add a great brooch or shawl pin to finish the project!
Knitting: Scarf
This is a very easy to remember lace stitch adapted from Barbara Walker’s Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (Tilting Block, pg 263). This scarf is worked with a stockinette stitch base rather than the referenced garter stitch base. Be aware that if you use the original garter stitch pattern, your yarn
Knitting: Cozy - Other, Decorative - Other
Need a last minute gift idea? These Wine Bottle Hat and Scarves are very fast to knit and make that gift of wine just a little bit special! Use any of your leftover worsted weight Mountain Colors yarn that you have around and pick out a nice bottle of wine, port or brandy to decorate. You’ll make the recipient smile! And consider making one of s...
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
You’ll love creating this fun to knit Christmas stocking, using the simplest of 2-color designs. This stocking can be knit in two different ways. Choose the Star Design Chart or the Reindeer/Cabin Design Chart. It all knits up quickly in Mountain Colors 3 ply yarn.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knit on double points
Knitting: Scarf
The lace pattern in this scarf creates a rippled design that’s perfect for multi-colored yarns. The lace pattern is easy to knit but has fantastic texture.
Knitting: Throw
2 skeins moguls
Knitting: Scarf
This simple scarf is made from one skein of River Twist yarn. A simple yarnover pattern is easy to memorize and the scarf can be knit to any length.
Knitting: Scarf
This simple scarf is made from one skein of River Twist yarn. A simple yarnover pattern is easy to memorize and the scarf can be knit to any length.
Knitting: Pullover
Easy dropped shoulder V-nick pullover to knit in the round from the bottom without seams. Edges are self-finishing. Very flattering sweater comes in a variety of sizes.
Knitting: Vest
This vest was inspired by the Cozy Coat in the Fleisher’s Knitting pattern book dated 1915. It is fitted at the waist but updated for current life styles. There is a neat little I-cord edging with hidden buttonholes, a latter day addition.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“These basic walking socks were designed around my favorite pair of commercial socks. They hug your feet in all the right places”
Knitting: Scarf
Gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a sock knitted from the toe up with an optional reinforced heel. You can slip the stitches onto a very narrow ribbon to try on as you go to verify measurements of foot and leg length.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Bag - Other
Treasure Pouches
Knitting: Vest
Mitered Vest with contrasting trim.
Knitting: Pullover
Deer Creek Pullover
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This fun, functional, rectangular piece has a feather and fan lace design throughout.
Knitting: Scarf
Twisted Lace Scarf
Knitting: Scarf
Twisted Lace Scarf
Knitting: Scarf
Diamonds & Lace Scarf
Knitting: Headwrap
This lace wimple or smoke ring is an elegant accessory. It drapes beautifully while keeping your head and neck warm with little weight and a luxurious hand.
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Bluebell Rib Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Fritzy’s Socks
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Twizzle Beanie
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Use five different yarn styles to create a very elegant accent piece. Knit side to side with a tail left at the end of each row to form the fringe. Uses two skeins each Moguls and Mountain Goat, plus one skein each Mohair, Merino Ribbon, and Wooly Feathers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Use five different yarn styles to create a very elegant accent piece. Knit side to side with a tail left at the end of each row to form the fringe. Uses two skeins each Moguls and Mountain Goat, plus one skein each Mohair, Merino Ribbon, and Wooly Feathers.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Banker’s Socks
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This adorable set is a perfect gift for that new baby. One skein of Bearfoot will make the socks and any size hat. Directions for newborn, toddler, and preschool hat included. So cute!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Fascine Braid Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Leslie’s Double Eyelet Socks
Knitting: Pullover
This pullover is knit top down and in the round. It is knit in one piece. Directions are given to adjust sleeve and body length to fit short or tall men.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Fast to knit hat for that special child in your life. There is enough yarn in one skein of River Wash Bulky to knit thumbless mitts with the Baby size only.