Brenda Zuk

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Fine or Bold - This pattern has been designed for 2 different weights of yarn, fingering or bulky!
Knitting: Pullover
My nod to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Tree bark cables around the body with a scaly leaf pattern for the sleeves.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Fingerless Mitts & Hat in slip-stitch knitting with a 5 colour sequence. A great way to mix colours and use up stash at the same time.
Knitting: Bag - Other
This pretty cosmetic bag is perfect for storing all of your beauty essentials.
Knitting: Pullover
Colourful maple leaves - Tunic.
Knitting: Pullover
Icebergs.
Knitting: Pullover
Rocks, water & sky.
Knitting: Pullover
Malamute puppy sitting & adult head study.
Knitting: Pullover
Yorkshire Terrier in portrait pose.
Knitting: Pullover
St. Bernard puppy sitting in front of a mountainous background.
Knitting: Pullover
Pied French Bulldog puppy.
Knitting: Pullover
Black or Fawn Pug puppy lying down.
Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque, Mid-calf Socks
My favourite creature of myth and legend adorns this hat, mitten and sock set.
Knitting: Cardigan
A v-neck cardigan in the colours of rocks & water, edged with wavy lace frills & bobbles.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of stranded socks combining colour with twisted stitches
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of stranded leaf patterned socks inspired by the colours of the season
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cable work & lace combined create tangled roots & textured leaves in this elongated hexagonal stole with two beautiful frills
Knitting: Cardigan
A sophisticated honeycomb and corrugated ribbed cardigan.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of stranded socks that will keep your feet toasty warm in the chilly winter weather
Knitting: Cardigan
This sporty corrugated rib zippered cardigan is all about using up your dark and light fingering weight sock yarns
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of cheery mosaic patterned & striped socks
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Salmon make their way upstream through frothy cables of water on this shawl collar cardigan.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
A mosaic patterned cropped v-neck cardigan emulates the colourful experience of a ride in a glass-bottom boat
Knitting: Cardigan
An elegant & tapestry-like mosaic knitted cardigan combining 6 luscious handpainted yarns.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of stranded socks & striped socks that are sure to put a “spring” in your step
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of highly decorated socks inspired by ornate mosaics from the Byzantine Empire
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Garden Drama! What is more beautiful than a spider web on a dew filled morning? Bring out your inner spider and create your own wonderful wearable web with iridescent silk/merino fingering weight yarn, complete with dewdrops.
Knitting: Cardigan
Highly textured cozy cardigan designed for cool, breezy evenings by the water. With a square neckline and mitred garter stitch edging, the elegance of this piece is completed by adding beautiful glass buttons.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of stranded & duplicate stitched socks inspired by the Monarch, Red-spotted Purple & Western Tiger Swallowtail butterfly
Knitting: Cardigan
The colours of sunrise & snow-capped mountain peaks inspired this intricate stranded cardigan.
Knitting: Cardigan
A pretty spring cardigan of lace mesh & ribbing
Knitting: Cardigan
A joyous, colour filled mosaic knitted cardigan.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
3 pairs of stranded socks inspired by the Bruce Trail, the Elora Gorge & Lake Ontario
Knitting: Pullover
Lighthouse scene.
Knitting: Pullover, Sleeveless Top
Close-fitting sleeveless crop top knitted in superwash wool. Knit in the round in stockinette stitch until the armholes, and then is worked back & forth. Row by row instructions.
Knitting: Tablecloth
Nature’s mandala, this daisy centrepiece represents everyone’s favourite simple flower
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
Dual purpose newsies keep the hands warm and fingers free.
Knitting: Pullover
6 puffins ashore.
Knitting: Chart
6 puffins ashore.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Twisted stitches travel around this pair of elegant socks.
Knitting: Pullover, Scarf, Mittens, Beanie, Toque
Fir cones and needle branches adorn this raglan pullover with accompanying hat, mittens and scarf.
Knitting: Pullover
Dalmatian puppy lying down in 2 poses.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A reversible beaded stole floating in the ocean waves covered in sparkling bubbles. Double yarn overs symbolize the water bubbles and sparkle with beads.
Knitting: Pullover
German Shepherd puppy sitting & adult profile.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A dozen roses in garter stitch outlined by lacy holes encircle this pi shawl. To protect the roses, the central rings are knitted in ladybird stitch and the outside edging is delicate picot thorns in garter stitch.
Knitting: Scarf, Mittens, Beanie, Toque
Mittens, Hat and Scarf in reversible baby cable and slip-stitch knitting using 3 colours. Mittens and Hat are knit in the round with double-pointed needles. Hat is topped with 6 curly spirals.
Knitting: Pullover
Humpback whale breach & underwater view.
Knitting: Pullover
Red-eyed tree frog.
Knitting: Pullover
Flapping loon churning up water & loons with baby in calm water.
Knitting: Pullover
Labrador Retriever puppy sitting, available in yellow, black & chocolate.
Knitting: Scarf, Mittens, Headband, Beanie, Toque
Classically styled mittens, hat, headband and scarf. Mittens & hat are knit in the round in stockinette stitch with 2x2 ribbed cuffs. Headband is knit in the round in stockinette stitch. Scarf is knit back & forth in 1x1 ribbing. Rnd by rnd instructions.
Knitting: Animal Toy
Adorable stuffed seed stitch teddybear and optional overalls with intarsia fish motif. Yarn weight used is knitting worsted. Teddybear is knitted in fully fashioned shaped pieces that are sewn together. Eyes and nose are also knitted then stitched on.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Based on a scallop shell I found in Florida years ago. Chevron rays in stockinette st, separated by rays in purl st and eyelets. Shawl grows and increases in size as a seashell would, growth is marked by repeating garter row ridges along the length of each chevron ray. Garter stitch and lace edging.
Knitting: Pullover
Bichon Frise puppy sitting & lying down.
Knitting: Pullover, Tote, Drawstring Bag
Blossoming vines surround this adult tunic and tote bag. Knitted in the round using a combo of twisted knit stitches (for the vine) & purl stitches (for the background) and small popcorns for the buds.
Knitting: Pullover
Adult raccoon & babies in a tree.
Knitting: Pullover
Wolf portrait, howling wolf, pup & tracks.
Knitting: Pullover
Playful poodles, regular cut & show dog style!
Knitting: Pullover
Mini Schnauzers sitting & playing with a ball.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The water is knitted in purl sts and stockinette for the ripples. The dragonflies have bobble bodies and lacy eyelet wings. The water lilies are stockinette sts surrounded and emphasized by eyelets. The edging is a combination of bobbles, knit sts, purl sts and eyelets.
Knitting: Pullover, Scarf, Mittens, Beanie, Toque, Mid-calf Socks
A drop shoulder textured pullover with rows of gnarly apple trees and moss stitch pattern. Also accompanied by socks, mittens and hat in complementary baby cable ribbing and purl stitches.
Knitting: Chart
Wolf portrait, howling wolf, pup & tracks.
Knitting: Pullover
Lion and lioness portraits.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Flying butterfly captured in eyelets, garter and stockinette.
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
Lovely angora scarf and matching hat knitted in lacy dragon scales
Knitting: Pullover
Orange or Lemon Clumber Spaniel puppy in sitting pose.
Knitting: Pullover
Basset Hound puppy sitting & lying down.
Knitting: Pullover
Misty mountain scene.
Knitting: Pullover
West Highland White Terrier puppy sitting, & playing with a ball.
Knitting: Pullover
White Siberian Tiger & African Elephant portraits - Tunic.
Knitting: Pullover
Sitting tabby cat in 3 flavours: Orange, Calico and Black & White.
Knitting: Pullover
Misty treeline, rocks & water.
Knitting: Chart
Pied French Bulldog Puppy
Knitting: Chart
West Highland White Terrier puppy sitting, & playing with a ball.
Knitting: Pullover
Grey Siberian Husky puppy lying down.
Knitting: Pullover
Rearing white unicorn in a starry night setting.
Knitting: Pullover
Figure skater enjoying a wintry day.
Knitting: Pullover
6 different dinosaurs take a walk around this pullover.