eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 2 patterns

Inspired by the intense colors and designs of the paintings of Gustav Klimt this slouchy colowork hat and cowl patterns are available together at 25% off the individual pattern prices.

eBook : 2 patterns

Inspired by the lines that characterized the work of Craftsman era furniture designer Gustav Stickley, these slouchy hat and cowl patterns are available together at 25% off the individual pattern prices.

eBook : 6 patterns

Made in cooperation with Malabrigo Yarns, this eBook contains all 6 patterns in The Best of Times - A Dickensian Winter Collection sold at 34% less than the individual pattern prices.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Large or small, this simple, elegant shawl evokes the lines we all drew with our protractors in math class. A great chance to combine colors, this pattern also uses only 10 (Small) and 25 (Large) yards of worsted/aran weight yarn (in addition to the fingering weight used for the body of the shawl) for the Contrasting Color edging, so it’s ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A companion piece to the Roo Shawl this asymetrical triangular shawl was designed to show off the beautiful long color transitions of Kama Suutra’s Avaze Fingering Yarn, but looks equally beautiful when knit in solid colors.
Knitting: Cowl
Beads sparkle like tears running down the textured reverse stockinette and beaded picot edging of this cowl. in either a smaller or larger circumference, this cowl will add a little bit of glamour to your winter while keeping you warm and toasty.
Knitting: Cowl
Full of texture and warmth this sampler cowl showcases many of the ways a single colorway of yarn can appear, depending on the stitch pattern used. The name, Cantare, means “to sing” in Italian, and just as a song is put together from differing verses and choruses, the different sections of this cowl come together and form a larger &...
Knitting: Cowl
Textured, buttoned, and reminiscent of the collar of the Chesterfield coat for which it was named, this neckwarmer looks great on both men and women. It will keep you cozy while adding a bit of classic style to those days when you need a little extra warmth.
Knitting: Cowl
Reminiscent of an Elizabethan ruff or a high necked Victorian blouse, Helios keeps you warm like the sun it is named after, while adding timeless and historical style to your wardrobe.
Knitting: Cowl
Reminiscent of the high necked gowns of the Victorian era, and using leaf lace patterns that date back to those days, this neck warmer will keep the chill away while leaving you looking vintage without looking old fashioned.
Knitting: Cowl
Birmingham England was famous in the late 18th & the 19th centuries for their meticulous manufacturing of buckles, snuffboxes, chatelaines, watches, watch seals, jewelry, and especially of buttons. A Birmingham button meant a button of beauty and quality, So it seemed a natural name for a cabled cowl that lets you show off your button collec...
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by Wool Dispensary Yarns’ circus colorways palette, this cowl’s bold blocks of color, and two-tone knitted braids (completely explained in the pattern) make this cowl a fun and quick colorwork project. Bright and bold, it’s reminiscent of showman extraordinaire (and mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut) Phineas T. Barnum, ...
Knitting: Cowl
Stripes and buttons! What could be better? Lots and lots of stripes, going in different directions, in lots of different combinations, in two striking colors!
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Reminiscent of the complex and decorative ironwork popularized by the Italian immigrant iron workers in cities like New York in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Ferramenta (Italian for ironwork or ironmonger) is knit bottom up, in the round, and used twisted stitches and small cables to evoke the complex patterns that these wo...
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the intense colors and designs of the paintings of Gustav Klimt this hat pattern can be purchased both individually, or as part of the Klimt Hat & Cowl eBook.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
Inspired by the intense colors and designs of the paintings of Gustav Klimt this hat pattern can be purchased both individually, or as part of the Klimt Hat & Cowl eBook.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Short rows, lace, and simple colorwork combine in this homage to big cities everywhere, with their sleek modern sky scrapers juxtaposed next to their older, more opulent architecture. Buildings dance across the top of this shawl while the foundations of the city are firmly rooted in the older lace patterns across the bottom edging. Maybe it̵...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Designed to show off beautiful long color transitions, this simple color work shawl looks equally beautiful when knit in solid colors.
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the lines that characterized the work of Craftsman era furniture designer Gustav Stickley, this cowl pattern is available as an individual pattern, or as part of the Stickley Hat & Cowl eBook.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the lines that characterized the work of Craftsman era furniture designer Gustav Stickley, this slouchy hat pattern is available as an individual pattern, or as part of the Stickley Hat & Cowl eBook.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This asymmetrically shaped triangular shawlette is worked from the top down. Cozy and warm it uses garter stitch to break up pooling in variegated yarns, but looks great in solid colors too. The pattern contains a chart to follow the asymmetrical row counts and includes instructions for 2 different types of ties.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Una piccola cosa dolce – Italian for a sweet little thing. Nothing too fancy, a hat simple enough to wear every day, but with a little something to set it apart: a sweet scalloped edging, like decorative icing on the edge of a small cake. A sweet little pattern to knit up quickly and wear with style.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sparkling with beads and delicate lace, this crescent shaped shawl has two sizes - a smaller shawlette to wear as a shoulder warmer or scarf, and a larger shawl to stave off evening chill.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
With 500 seed beads that sparkle like moonbeams in mist this crescent shaped shawlette is reminiscent of the mantle that fairy Queen Mab might draw around herself as she flies through the night bestowing sweet dreams upon slumbering mortals.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
In 5 sizes to fit everyone from babies up to Adult Men this fun hat can be worn in many different way to achieve many different looks. Wear it canted to the side like a beret, or wear it straight up as a beanie. The word Revelare means “to reveal” in Italian, an homage to the ways that the contrasting stripes reveal themselves, or no...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Beret, Tam, Brimmed Hat
This slouchy hat, worked from the top down and featuring eyelet rings, has a textured brim that fastens on the side - perfect for showcasing one special button.
Knitting: Cowl
Designed to break up the pooling of variegated yarn, this cowl’s texture also looks great in solid colors.
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
My Italian grandmother loved Frank Sinatra, although with her thick accent her beloved’s name came out “Frangie Snarfu”. This hat was inspired by a photograph of “Frangie”, a fashion icon in his day, wearing his trademark hat tilted to the side, looking stylin’. I became fascinated by the challenge of creating a knit fedora, and this is th...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Available in three sizes to fit children to adult large, the Estella Hat, a slouchy beret, uses twisted stitches and small cables to create an intricate design that tapes into the crown of the hat.
Knitting: Cowl, Collar, Neck / Torso - Other
Reminiscent of a high necked Victorian Blouse the Julia Neckwarmer is a great showcase for special buttons. Twisted stitches create a lattice pattern, and ruffles add a feminine touch.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A mix of elegance and practicality, the Madeline Shawl mixes the warmth of garter stitch with the sparkle of beaded lace.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
The Miss LaCreevy Shawl uses a simple stockinette body to off set the beaded lace edging. Shaped to stay on your shoulders with minimal effort, this pattern contains both charted and written instructions. pattern also calls for 140 drop shaped or regular size 6/0 seed bead.
Knitting: Scarf
This ruffly neckwarmer can be worn in many different ways. Reminiscent of a Victorian high collar, the Ninetta makes a glamorous statement while keeping you warm and cozy.
Knitting: Mittens
Available in 4 sizes to fit children up through Adult Large these mittens have a contrasting color cuff and beaded ribbing that add a touch of glamour to your winter.
Knitting: Cowl
A companion to the Tuscan Leaves Hat this cowl uses knits, purls, and simple lace techniques to form a field of climbing vines and leaves.
Knitting: Cowl
A companion to the Tuscan Leaves Hat, this neckwarmer forms a field of climbing vines and leaves that wrap around you, and presents a chance to use 3 special buttons.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This triangular beaded shawl uses easy to memorize traditional lace patterns. The 10 page pattern includes 3 sizes plus instructions for making the shawl larger or smaller as desired for a truly customized fit. It includes both charts and written instructions, and uses between 510 and 970 size 6/0 seed beads.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A slouchy beret with a simple lace pattern that decreases into the center.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Worked in the round from the bottom up this hat uses knits, purls, and simple lace to create a field of leaves and vines that decrease into the center top.
Knitting: Cowl
An easy introduction to cables this double breasted neck warmer, vaguely reminiscent of Victorian military uniforms, uses cables to cradle the buttons and to stand out against the seed stitch background. Easily adjustable to different sizing, this pattern has both written and charted instructions.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
While the color work in this pattern appears complex it is an excellent first color work project as it uses a simple technique that, for most of the pattern, allows the knitter to only be knitting with one color at a time, and which produces a warm and thick fabric. Techniques are completely and thoroughly explained in the pattern.
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
Pattern includes 4 sizes ranging from Baby to Adult Large, charted and written instructions for the Laurel Leaf Brim, and has the options to increase “slouch” if desired.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This unisex hat comes in 5 sizes from Extra Small (Toddler) to Extra Large (Men’s)
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This slouchy hat, reminiscent of the Italian Renaissance, has a clever construction using short rows for shaping.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A slouchy hat in 4 sizes from Baby to Adult Large.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Reminiscent of the roaring twenties, this beaded cloche style hat uses worsted weight yarn and larger size 5/0 seed beads.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
In 3 sizes that fit Children through Men these mitts match the popular Dean Street Hats.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A chunky weight version of the popular Dean Street Hat
Knitting: Mittens
Part of the beaded Faberge series, these mittens add a little glamour to your winter!
Knitting: Hats - Other
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the enameled and jeweled eggs made by Peter Carl Fabergé for the Czar and Czarina of Russia between 1885 and 1917, this cowl captures the beauty and intensity of Imperial Russia. This pattern is knit out of worsted weight yarn and uses slightly larger “E” or “5/0” size glass seed beads, which, along with the included photo tutorials,...
Knitting: Cowl
Inspired by the enameled and jeweled eggs made by Peter Carl Fabergé for the Czar and Czarina of Russia between 1885 and 1917, this cowl captures the beauty and intensity of Imperial Russia. This pattern is knit out of worsted weight yarn and uses slightly larger “E” or “5/0” size glass seed beads, which, along with the included photo tutorials,...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A fun hat in 5 sizes from Baby to Adult Large.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A unisex cable patterned hat in three sizes (Child’s, Adult Small, and Adult Large) with two alternate brim treatments.
Knitting: Mittens
Colorful mittens, knit on two needles, and seamed. Easy enough for beginning color work, but challenging enough to hold the interest of an experienced knitter.