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Several years ago, when I wanted to interpret the look of printed polka dots for a knitted shawl I was working on, I explored the many ways there are to create circular shapes with stitches. In the process, I found several numerous techniques and thought they would translate well into a cohesive theme for a fresh and modern knitwear story.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
ROKU (jap.) 肋 – ribs, rib cage
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
ONPA SHAWL
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
ONPA STOLE
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit from the center out, this versatile shawl uses combination of increasing and decreasing in size bands of stockinette stitch and reverse stockinette to create a great textured neck accessory. Great for knitters of all levels, it is worked throughout with strands of Silk Cloud and Staccato held together, shrouding halo of mohair over the glea...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These stylish arm warmers are worked with Silk Cloud and Staccato held together, in a simple welted pattern. Bands of stockinette and reverse stockinette are arranged in gradually increasing and then decreasing pattern to best show off the silken strands. Perfect way to cocoon your hands in some luxury and warmth as it’s perfect for making exqui...
Knitting: Scarf
This dimensional pleating stitch creates a textural scarf with just 4 skeins of Staccato. The nature of pleating creates curved edges detail on the bottom while slightly scalloping along the sides. Being worked on a rather large size needle, the scarf will grow quickly and drape beautifully. Being rather mindless this pattern certainly teaches a...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Kira-Kira キラ キラ (jap.) - dazzling, brilliant, bright
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest, Shawl / Wrap
KIKA 幾何 (jap.) - geometry
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Kemuri Hat 煙 (jap.) - smoke
Knitting: Cowl
Suké-Suké スケスケ (jap.) – revealing,
Knitting: Cowl
Hamanasu Cowl
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
FRACTALS HAT
Knitting: Skirt
HEICHI SKIRT
Knitting: Tee
IROKATA TEE
Knitting: Vest, Cowl
Mette Vested Cowl
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Rick Rack Hat
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
SANKAKU SHAWL
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
YUGAKE ARMWARMERS 弓懸 (jap.) - second-to-skin gloves used in Kyūdō archery.
Knitting: Pullover
Compass Pullover
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Cowry Hat
Knitting: Cardigan
Effervescence Cardigan
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Enoshima Hat
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Flotilla Mitts
Knitting: Scarf
Gyre Scarf
Knitting: Cardigan
綾瀬市 - Ayase, a city in Kanagawa Prefecture
Knitting: Cowl
Moko-Moko (jap.) モコモコ - fluffy
Knitting: Scarf
Ami-Ami 網編み (jap.) - knit(ted) net
Knitting: Pullover
ŌSHIMA PULLOVER 大島
Knitting: Scarf
落雷 RAKURAI (jap.) (noun) - thunderbolt, bolt of lightning.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
千線 Sen-Sen (jap.) - thousand lines
Knitting: Dress
Sanagi 蛹 (jap.) - (n) chrysalis, cocoon
Knitting: Scarf
YABANE SCARF 矢羽 ya (arrow) hane->bane (feather) (jap.) - “fletchings, feathers of the arrow”
Knitting: Neck / Torso - Other
Hinata (jap.) - sunny, facing the sun
Knitting: Mittens, Gloves
Inspired by traditional, modern and functional at the same time these mittens represent my fascination with versatility. Worn for many centuries as part of Japanese attires men’s and women’s tabi socks and later shoes have become widely popular for their comfort. In present times, adopted as part of any laborer’s uniform in Japan and by some dar...
Knitting: Pullover
Sister Olga has same textured center hourglass feature as its predecessor Olga. Which visually helps to enhance the silhouette.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aranami 荒波 (jap).- (n) stormy seas, raging waves
Knitting: Pullover
Yarn
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
SABI HAT (jap.) - rust color
Knitting: Pullover
ASHEN PULLOVER
Knitting: Cardigan
SAKASAMA JACKET 逆さまに - upside down
Knitting: Scarf
ISSEY SCARF
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Hado 波動 (jap.) - wave motion, surge.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mizutama (jap.) - polka dots
Knitting: Vest
In translation from Japanese “ensō” means “circle. A strong Zen symbol representing enlightenment, strength, elegance and Universe. The design idea for this vest came such as well. The simplicity and clean lines of two joined circles that allow to transform the vest into several looks.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
A classic, utilitarian jacket - something everyone can wear! This jacket is designed top down featuring circular yoke and invisible shaping. In combination with stretchy Garter stitch it easily can be styled into a variety of outfits suitable for any occasion. Don’t hesitate to experiment with sleeves and body lengths to find the one that fits y...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hineri - (jap.) twist.
Knitting: Neck / Torso - Other
Hari (jap.) needle, spike.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This fun hat is pretty quick to make as it’s worked in the round using any Worsted weight yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
It is named after Miura-ori, a folding method of origami tessellations. A trick to one’s eye, architectural and flexible, yet simple as this negative and positive spacing is created by angled texture of basic stitches. This cowl is the best way to bring up interest to any neckline when other scarves are just not enough.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
A luxurious convertible pullover with texture juxtaposed fibers to please any fashionista! It is worked into elegant and fitted silhouette with random stripes arrangement in same colorway. A great candidate for becoming your wardrobe’s favorite as this pullover’s versatility is expanded to continue being worn during warmer days. Its detachable s...
Knitting: Neck / Torso - Other
This garment is made to be worn and styled in over 15 different varieties! Ultimate piece of your wardrobe that can be what you need it to be in any situation. Perfect for travel!
Knitting: Coaster
Gauge in this project is variable.
Knitting: Tee
This pattern includes instruction for 2 sleeve variations: elbow and cap and two hem options. Pattern includes a chart and written legend for the chart along with abbreviations as well as a tutorial on the applied cable edging.
Knitting: Mittens, Gloves
Pattern contains easy to follow color charts.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Scarf
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