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eBook : 5 patterns

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: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Ami-Ami 網編み (jap.) - knit(ted) net
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aranami 荒波 (jap).- (n) stormy seas, raging waves
Knitting: Pullover
ASHEN PULLOVER
Knitting: Cardigan
綾瀬市 - Ayase, a city in Kanagawa Prefecture
Knitting: Pullover
Compass Pullover
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Cowry Hat
Knitting: Cardigan
Effervescence Cardigan
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Enoshima Hat
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: Fingerless Gloves
Flotilla Mitts
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This fun hat is pretty quick to make as it’s worked in the round using any Worsted weight yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
FRACTALS HAT
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: Scarf
Gyre Scarf
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Hado 波動 (jap.) - wave motion, surge.
Knitting: Cowl
Hamanasu Cowl
Knitting: Neck / Torso - Other
Hari (jap.) needle, spike.
Knitting: Skirt
HEICHI SKIRT
Knitting: Neck / Torso - Other
Hinata (jap.) - sunny, facing the sun
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: Tee
IROKATA TEE
Knitting: Scarf
ISSEY SCARF
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Kemuri Hat 煙 (jap.) - smoke
Knitting: Vest, Cowl
Mette Vested Cowl
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: Shawl / Wrap
Mizutama (jap.) - polka dots
Knitting: Cowl
Moko-Moko (jap.) モコモコ - fluffy
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: Pullover
Yarn
Knitting: Pullover
ŌSHIMA PULLOVER 大島
Knitting: Mittens, Gloves
Pattern contains easy to follow color charts.
Knitting: Scarf
落雷 RAKURAI (jap.) (noun) - thunderbolt, bolt of lightning.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Rick Rack Hat
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
SABI HAT (jap.) - rust color
Knitting: Cardigan
SAKASAMA JACKET 逆さまに - upside down
Knitting: Dress
Sanagi 蛹 (jap.) - (n) chrysalis, cocoon
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
SANKAKU SHAWL
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
千線 Sen-Sen (jap.) - thousand lines
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Pullover
Sister Olga has same textured center hourglass feature as its predecessor Olga. Which visually helps to enhance the silhouette.
Knitting: Cowl
Suké-Suké スケスケ (jap.) – revealing, allowing the other side and inside to show through
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: Scarf
YABANE SCARF 矢羽 ya (arrow) hane->bane (feather) (jap.) - “fletchings, feathers of the arrow”
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
YUGAKE ARMWARMERS 弓懸 (jap.) - second-to-skin gloves used in Kyūdō archery.
Knitting: Coaster
Gauge in this project is variable.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hineri - (jap.) twist.
Knitting: Scarf
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