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Knitting: Cowl
Worked on fingering weight yarn, this is not a bulky cowl, making it easy to wear with winter coats. It uses 4 colors to show changing seasons but any 4 colors that you like can be used to create the cowl.
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is the second of a collection of accessories using the same stitch pattern. The stitch pattern is from Weldon’s Practical Knitter, Series One. It has been corrected, charted and written. If you find any errors, please report them to me.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This is a wide, soft and luxurious infinity scarf that can be wrapped two or more times. Gauge isn’t critical, but different yarn and needles will produce a scarf of different size and impact yardage needed.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Don’t let the short rows keep you from working this cute reversible asymmetrical garter stitch shawlette. It is a great pattern to learn to work short rows.
Knitting: Scarf
This delightful easy to work pattern begins with a provisional cast-on. It is worked from either the chart or written directions for the length you would like it to be, then the ends are joined with Kitchener stitch or grafting stitch.
Knitting: Cowl
This is a quick knit of tilting ladders and simple cables. It is worked in the round, so no finishing required (other than weaving in beginning and ending ends of yarn). Makes a great gift or make one for yourself!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawlette begins with a vintage lace pattern (published in Woolco Knitting and Crocheting Manual, 1916) which has been charted and written in today’s knitting abbreviations. The lace is worked lengthwise and knits very fast. After 30 “points” have been worked the knitter picks up stitches along the top of the lace and work...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Black Forest is a unique community just north of Colorado Springs. It is a picturesque area with beautiful, tall fir trees. Numerous houses and businesses are tucked in the beautiful setting. On June 11, 2013 a wildfire broke out and raged out of control for a few days. It destroyed over 500 homes, several businesses; acres of the tall fir trees...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This is a truely reversible infinity scarf. Long enough to wrap around your neck. Gauge is not critical, uses approx 440 yards of fingering (sock) weight yarn. It takes advantage of the “pooling” effect of variegated yarn to mimic the Blue Ridge mountains in North Carolina.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Unique ARMHOLE FINISHING TECHNIQUE is worked-as-you-go. Requires no other armhole finishing! So minimal finishing is required to complete this cute summer top. Gauge is 5 sts and 6 rows per inch (2.5cm).
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This pattern uses 4 colors of fingering wt yarn (makes great stash buster). Color A (edging) = Approx 125 yards, Color B and C (stripes) each aprox 70 yards and Color D (body of shawlette) approx 160 yards variegated yarn. Uses US #3 (3.25mm) and US #4 (3.5mm) needles.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Both Infinity Scarf and Cowl are begun with provisional (crocheted cast on) and finished with Kitchener Stitch join. It is an easy lace pattern which forms a beautiful wavy edge.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is written for fingering weight yarn, but by changing needle size it can be worked with any weight yarn you would like to use. So, one size pattern, different sized cowls (depends on yarn weight and needle size). Yardage will also vary, so check the pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a sophisticated stockinette stitch crescent shaped shawlette with an edge of beautiful Hilton Lace.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This fingering weight shawlette begins with a simple diamond lace edging, knit separately from end to end, then the body of the crescent shaped shawlette is picked up and knit using short row shaping.
Knitting: Cowl
Want a cabled cowl, but easier to make and without a cable needle? Then this pattern is for you. It is knit in the round, minimal purling, no seaming or grafting. When you are done, weave in the ends and wear with confidence. The fabric does bias slightly, but that enhances the wearability of the cowl.
Knitting: Other Top
Montjuic in Kid Seta is a great party top - see photo, or can be dressed down with a turtle neck underneath. Made with Heritage, it is sporty, yet dressy all the way!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An easy knit, blend of sporty and feminine, this charted and written pattern is easy to follow and a fast knit. The lace edge is worked first then short rows complete the shawlette. It uses approx 420 yards of sock (fingering) weight yarn. Lovely in a hand painted yarn!
Knitting: Scarf
This is a collection of 3 scarves
Knitting: Cowl
The Weekend Infinity Cowl is really that, an infinity scarf or wrapped cowl that can be completed in a weekend. Worked in the round - so no seaming!
Knitting: Scarf
Who says both ends of a scarf should be the same pattern? Not me!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern that I designed in 2006, but since I use it for my profile pic, I thought I would share. Great Intarsia project, knit in panels and stitched together.
Knitting: Cowl
Lady Mary is the eldest daughter at Downton Abbey and in search of a suitable husband. She is dressed for parties and events where an acceptable suitor might be in attendance.
Knitting: Scarf
Daisy of Downton Abbey is the Kitchen Maid and every time I see her on the series, I think of sepia tones. The yarn used for this is sepia in nature, but with some green thrown in for good measure.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Anna is the head housemaid and provides care for the three daughters in Downton Abbey. The apron she wears over the black uniform has a beautiful eyelet edging. Anna’s Shawlette has a knit-on edging that is reminiscent of this edging. In fact it is a knitted lace edging from an issue of “HomeWork 1891.
Knitting: Scarf
This is a scarf that probably Carson would wear when he is off duty at Downton Abbey. The scarf is a type of Gansey knit pattern, so the needle size and yarn show the stitch definition.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Gwen was a housekeeper in the first season of Downton Abbey. We all loved her spunk and desire to be more than a servant, or “in service” as she states. Her white apron worn over the black dress had scalloped edges, hence the scallops on this small shawlette, called a “shoulder scarf.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lady Sybil on Downton Abbey is practical and well grounded. Her life is different from the other “upstairs” residents of Downton in that she prefers helping the less fortunate. In this practical role of service, she will need to have a practical wrap - hence Lady Sybil, unpretentious, not fussy, warm and soft.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This is an easy knit, pattern is easy to follow. Seldeg added a crocheted edge, see pic.
Knitting: Scarf
This pattern is both written and a chart is provided. It is an easy to knit scarf.
Knitting: Scarf
The colors used reminded me of pvc pipes, but I don’t think that is what is meant by Eleven Pipers in the song…
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf is knit in 2 halves and joined with a unique join in the center - pictures and direction are in the pattern. The deep chevron ends and repeats throughout the scarf remind me of ballet dancers, cheerleaders, ice skaters and others who leap through the air.
Knitting: Scarf
The hoopskirt knitting stitch used in the scarf reminded me of Tutus and Ballerinas. So I used Pink Panther yarn for the rows that would create the skirt and white for the rows that would resemble the bodies of the dancers. Of course any color combination would work well.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf is knit with 2 strands of yarn held together throughout. The scarf uses 7 basic colors and there are multiple color changes from Goldenrod on one end to Teal on the other. In order for the ends to be the same, the scarf is knit in 2 halves and then joined with Kitchener stitch (an internet address for a great tutorial on knitty.com is...
Knitting: Scarf
An easy to knit lace scarf with six columns of “not so fussy” lace. Knit from end to end - can be as long or as short as needed. The knitter can decide
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf is knit from one side to the other, beginning with the knotted ladder edge. The colors are reminiscent of the beautiful MaCaws of the tropics.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf knits one fringe end first, then pick up and knit the body of the scarf for half the length. Repeat for the second half of the scarf and do a Kitchener stitch to join the halves. An internet address for a great Kitchener stitch tutorial from knitty.com is included in the directions.
Knitting: Scarf
This is a cute “feather boa” type of scarf, consisting of two different colored ruffles that are knit together from one end of the scarf to the opposite. In addition the scarf is adorned with feathers which provide and element of whimsy. Knit in tropical colors of Teal and Aqua with bulky weight yarn and large needles. Warning: Knitt...
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf is not difficult to knit, using a 3:1 ribbing stitch for the body after a ruffled beginning edge. In order to have the ends look the same, it is knit from each end and joined in the middle with Kitchener stitch (an internet address for a great Kitchener stitch tutorial on knitty.com is included in the pattern).
Knitting: Scarf
An all-over cable design finished on the ends with Corkscrew tassels. Not too challenging, but looks more difficult than it really is. Knitting cables on the first 8 stitches and the last 8 stitches of the scarf creates interesting edges.
Knitting: Scarf
This is delightful scarf done in ombre from brown to gray and adorned with feathers. Contact me at knittingwithfeathers@aol.com for a free tutorial (in .pdf frmat) on knitting with feathers. It’s fun and fanciful.