Marie Greene

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Pullover
Welcome to the 4th Annual 4 Day KAL! The KAL runs July 1st - August 1st, 2020.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Once upon a time I found myself traveling without
Knitting: Decorative - Other
Knit Your Own Sunshine with me.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick-knit companion to the Boathouse Pullover, this charming beanie features simple colorwork that makes quick work of leftover yarn. Knit one for everyone in the family!
Knitting: Pullover
Loosely inspired by the tradition of Bohus knitting, Boathouse is a graphic, minimalist foray into simple colorwork. Knit top-down, in the round, and with raglan shaping, Boathouse is a classic pullover with eye-catching details in tonal colors. Like the Bohus tradition that inspired it, this sweater features stockinette stitch with strategic p...
Knitting: Cowl
When things aren’t going according to plan, it’s natural to feel a bit discombobulated. In early 2019 I was on tour for my first book while writing my second book. I was in planes, trains and automobiles, with a coffee in one hand and a suitcase filled with wooly knits in the other.
Knitting: Cardigan
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Pullover
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Tee
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Sweater - Other
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Cowl
A cheerful twist on the Foxtrot Cardigan design, the Foxtrot Cowl knits up quickly with just one skein of worsted weight yarn. Worked flat with a button closure, this stylish knit will be the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe.
Knitting: Pullover
Whether Rhinebeck is a yearly tradition or you’ve spent years thinking it would be nice to go – imagine this fun jumper as your easy breezy way to transport there by needles; it’s a Zipline to Rhinebeck!
Knitting: Tee
Dreamy waves of Old Shale lace knit at a light, loose gauge will have you thinking warm, beachy thoughts in this silky blend of baby alpaca, silk and linen.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This elongated mesh triangle shawl begins from the narrowest tip with increases every right side row. Rows of flower lace are interspersed with mesh over the last third of the shawl. Lightweight and designed for just one skein of Zauberball Cotton Gradient, the Sparkling Rosé Shawl will be a new favorite accessory for the warmer seasons.
Knitting: Pullover
Sizes
Knitting: Cardigan
A charming cardigan with fun, easy to memorize lace. This sweater was our 3rd Annual 4 Day KAL pattern - so it’s meant to be a pretty quick knit.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Colorful pinstripes had their heyday in the 1980s and I admit I was no stranger to their charms (United Colors of Bennetton, anyone? Swatch? Ocean Pacific?). I had a certain capri twinset with tiny multicolor stripes that I was pretty sure looked amazing on me. (I love how confident we are about ourselves when we’re too young to start believing...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by a technology-free getaway on Hurricane Island (off the coast of Maine), Off the Grid celebrates the natural rhythm that comes from slowing down. With syncopated slipped stitches and steady color changes, this graphic shawl is a soothing - and visually stunning - knit. I finished the sample partway through my holiday in Maine and cou...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When it’s time to embrace change, welcome new adventures and say “Peace Out” to the past, this sweet beanie is just the thing to mark the occasion. Peace Out partners vintage stitch details (knit at a fine gauge) with fresh, modern colors. This versatile hat is available in three adult size options for any gender and can be finished with or wit...
Knitting: Pullover
This gorgeous cabled gansey - aptly named the January Gansey for one of the coldest, darkest months of the year - is a nod to my seafaring ancestors, and to my mad love for the sea.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Add a little “something good” to your knitting day with this fun to knit, rhythmic shawl that pairs classic stripes with texture and pops of color. Perfect for on-the-go social knitting, you’ll zip right through
Knitting: Pullover
Tradewind is the the first in a series of garments inspired by fundamental top-down knitting techniques with minimal finishing required. With emphasis on bold, crisp color and rhythmic textural details, Tradewind is an approachable, classic design you’ll wear for years to come. (And no stitches to pick up after the fact - it’s all knit at once!)
Knitting: Tee
Get a little colorwork fix (and some speckles, too!) with this charming bell-shaped tee. Brunswick features a shapely fit in the upper body/shoulders and arms with extra ease under the bust and gentle (optional) short-row shaping in the back for a little extra length. This sweet tee knits up in no time and is perfect for layering under cozy car...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A charming, three-color shawl knit from corner to corner, Pacific Grove helps you make the most of your cashmere! Color changes are worked with slipped stitches (no fussy floats to carry) and all the new ends from changing colors become fringe - no ends to weave-in!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
With easily memorized texture and a cozy, lightly slouched fit, the Visby hat is a quick unisex knit for yourself or a gift.
Knitting: Pullover
Vertical details cut clean lines through bands of garter, worked flat (no purling!). It’s joined neatly down the center (and sleeves) with a simple crocheted slip-stitch edge (quick and easy!) worked after the fact. With interesting construction that hints at saddle shoulders and shaping that creates a seamless version of set-in sleeves, Whiske...
Knitting: Cowl
The ultimate multi-season accessory, the Beekeeper Cowl is both playful and refined. With decadent yarn, vivid textural details, and a button closure, this quick cowl is the perfect weekend project. If you love the Little Bee texture in the Beekeeper Cardigan, this will give you another way to play with it!
Knitting: Cardigan
This fun, texturific sweater - the Beekeeper Cardigan - was the design for the 2018 2nd annual 4 Day Sweater KAL which ran July 1 - 15th, 2018. (Note: The first 4 Day KAL in 2017 was the Stillwater cardigan)
Knitting: Dress
This pattern can be found in issue 5 of Laine Magazine.
Knitting: Cardigan
Go with the Flow in this deliciously simple envelope style
Knitting: Tee
Inspired by one of my favorite evenings in Nottingham, England, the Lace Market tee is an homage to a charming historic district that was once the heart of the world’s lace industry. Wandering around - a bit lost - I happened upon a kindly gentleman named Graham who helped me find my way back to my hotel, but who pointed out architectural histo...
Knitting: Pullover
Rich texture and graphic color combine in this modern, top-down, seamless pullover.
Knitting: Cardigan
Everyone needs a basic little striped cardigan! Balise is top-down, seamless, and with a slight set-in style sleeve. The front has a slight v-neck shaping. The pattern recommends a gauge of 26-27 stitches over four inches; standard fingering weights will lean toward 26 st over 4″ (Sherwood Yarn Bluefaced Leicester Sock is recommended for this g...
Knitting: Cardigan
Classic style with modern fit - the Mae Cardigan features striking twisted stitch detail on the fronts and sleeves, with comfortable shaping for nearly any figure. It’s both dainty and rugged in a hearty fingering weight wool.
Knitting: Pullover
A modern Audrey Hepburn sweater, if I do say so myself.
Knitting: Cardigan
Bay Ocean is known on the Oregon Coast as “the city that fell into the sea.”
Knitting: Cowl
You know you have one: I’m talking about that skein of hand-painted yarn or gorgeously crazy variegated yarn you fell in love with at the yarn store (or the fiber festival). It’s been sitting in your stash and you’ve never been able to find the right project for it.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by melting icicles, Stalactite was designed with big, bold cables that stand out regardless of whether you use a multicolor, solid or tonal yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
A deliciously double-textured cowl - fun to knit and perfect for adding a new accessory to your wardrobe or for a gift. Pattern includes video tutorial links to make the stitches extra easy to work.
Knitting: Cardigan
The perfect mid-weight sweater for cool weather and seasonal transitions - not to mention a great top layer for travel! (I always get a bit chilled in airports, don’t you?) Heathrow is just the right amount of warmth and flow.
Knitting: Pullover
Brookings Crew is a crewneck version of my Brookings pullover (v-neck) with sizing for men (or a unisex fit). With a broader fit at the shoulders, hearty cables down the front and seed-stitch panels on the sleeves, this worsted weight pullover knits up quickly with handsome results.
Knitting: Pullover
Bateau is a sleek, modern silk tee with boat neck shaping and a dramatic double cable offset on a landscape of reverse stockinette.
Knitting: Cardigan
Top-down, seamless and knit in one piece, Stillwater is a gorgeous, versatile sweater that is quick to knit - so quick, in fact, that I knit the sample in four days! This was the first 4 Day Annual 4 Day KAL that was held in 2017. See our second year 4 Day KAL sweater here, and the third year 4 Day KAL sweater here.
Knitting: Pullover
TWO PATTERNS IN ONE! Choose either the short/cropped tee length, or the long tunic with side slits. Both sets of instructions are included.
Knitting: Poncho
Named for Blacklock Point on the Oregon Coast, the Blacklock Poncho is a gorgeously graphic A-line design that is knit without seams. The pattern is easy to memorize after a few repeats and creates a stunning result that looks like far more work than it really was.
Knitting: Pullover
Apogean is a coastal-inspired v neck tee with two sleeve options - short sleeves for spring and summer, or long sleeves for year-round wear. Easy to wear alone or layer, the lightweight fabric creates a perfect knit for in-between seasons.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Port & Starboard is a reversible beanie in three sizes. The geometric pattern makes it interesting on either side, and makes a perfect, quick gift for that hard-to-knit-for person in your life. Use a solid or mild tonal yarn with good stitch definition for best results.
Knitting: Pullover
The River Light Tee is an exploration of light and texture - named for a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast, this tee is the perfect addition to a capsule wardrobe. With delicate sheen and drape, it can easily be dressed up or down. It’s knit top-down and seamless with a contiguous saddle shaped sleeve.
Knitting: Pullover
Sea meets shore in this A-line pullover with asymmetrical front shaping and an easily-memorized lace and moss overlap down the front (with a smaller version of the lace on the sleeves). 3/4 sleeves and lightweight yarn make this the ideal spring or summer sweater. Designed to be worn over a tank top or camisole, this piece is as stylish as it i...
Knitting: Pullover
This is one of those sweaters I’m always looking for: a classic v-neck with a good fit. Brookings is the quintessential cabled v-neck pullover - with a bit of comfortable ease in the body and contoured increases at the raglan for a better-than-usual fit. Knit top-down and seamless in one piece, the pattern is easy to memorize - especially after...
Knitting: Cardigan
Tackle the cold in style with this delightfully quick knit! Top-down, seamless and with a built-in button band, First Watch will be your go-to sweater jacket this season.
Knitting: Scarf
I am smitten with grey – utterly and completely in love with it. Grey is timeless and it goes with practically everything. Grays Harbor is my homage to my favorite neutral and a nod to houndstooth, using a strategic series of slipped stitches that create a delicious overall texture and pattern (without following a color chart).
Knitting: Dress
Who says we can’t have style AND comfort?
Knitting: Mittens
The Weatherly Mittens are vintage-style, fulled mitts designed for cold days and snowball fights.
Knitting: Cardigan
Bentley is a vintage-inspired cardigan that invites a fresh pop of color.
Knitting: Cowl
If you love rich texture, Kindling will be your new favorite cowl. The beautiful pairing of double seed and twisted lattice stitches create gorgeous visuals in this single-skein project.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Interesting texture is my jam -- and this fun design creates a classic slouchy beanie without a lot of fuss. The pattern is easily memorized and has a clever set of decreases that are so subtle, they are almost imperceptible from the pattern.
Knitting: Cardigan
Reedsport is the sweater for long walks at the coast. The deep pockets are sized for hands, shells, and smooth stones. The extra-long length means a little layer of warmth on a breezy day, but with manageable sleeves which work beautifully over a variety of styles and layers. It’s the perfect seasonal crossover.
Knitting: Tee
Eavesdrop is a beautifully minimal linen tee - perfect for warm weather. Looking for pieces for a capsule wardrobe? This is the one!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
We will be exploring a coastal wave of texture and graphic color in this fun-to-knit pattern that is perfect for mindless social knitting. It will keep your interest without requiring a lot of concentration.
Knitting: Cowl
Simpatico is a lightweight, seasonal cross-over cowl that drapes beautifully in Shibui Knits Linen. Simpatico is part of the Encounters Collection, a collaboration between friends (Olive Knits & b.Woolens). We’ve each designed two pieces inspired by our friendship.
Knitting: Pullover
Finished bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 46, 50)“
Knitting: Cowl
Texture lovers, unite! This scrumptious cowl not only lends itself to addictive “squishing,” but is fun to make and easy to modify for adding colors or using different yarns. The pattern is fun and relatively simple, and the resulting cowl makes an irresistible gift!
Knitting: Cardigan
Sizes
Knitting: Cardigan
Great pattern for adventurous beginners and beyond -- it’s an easy-to-memorize design that includes a quick cable trick video for working the cables without a needle! (Colorway in sample is Charcoal in Madelinetosh Vintage)
Knitting: Tee
The Mainsail Tee is a nautical-inspired summer tee with smart contrasts in both color and texture that mimic the horizontal and diagonal shaping of a ship’s mainsail. And, like a mainsail, it’s an essential (at least as far as summer wardrobes go).
Knitting: Cardigan
Classic, modern, architectural designs are at the heart of my design process, and this sweater, inspired by the bold, clean use of line and angle of the Art Deco period (first made popular in Paris in 1925) is my homage to this fascinating time in fashion history.
Knitting: Pullover
Nekia is a classic, simply styled tee with a distinct vertical lace panel and modern horizontal details. Its flattering shape and striking style will make this an immediate favorite! (pronounced “nuh-kI-uh”)
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a super quick knit and great for advanced beginners and beyond! With many chilly spring days and evenings still ahead of us, there’s plenty of time to whip up a Willakenzie cardigan.
Knitting: Scarf
Oregon is home to nearly 400 wineries, most of which are located along the western part of the state where the damp, moderate climate nurtures vines that produce some of the country’s finest pinots. Though some wines are aged in stainless steel or even concrete barrels, most premium wines (especially pinots) are still aged in French oak.
Knitting: Cardigan, Shrug / Bolero
Meet the first pattern in the Oregon Wine Country Collection. Jory is a long shrug-style cardigan with an option for a shorter, more traditional shrug length.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Cowl
The Cascade Locks Cowl coordinates with the Cascade Locks Tam -- together they are an absolutely darling accessory set! Together or alone, they are great for gift knitting and use only a single skein of worsted weight yarn (210 yards) each! Find the Tam pattern here.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
The Cascade Locks Tam coordinates with the Cascade Locks Cowl -- together they are an absolutely darling accessory set. Individually they are just as fabulous! A single skein of worsted weight yarn (210 yards) will make the tam or the cowl -- making either of them (or both!) a perfect gift knit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The striking display of birds flying together in unison is a sight we regularly enjoy in the Pacific Northwest. While cooler temperatures encourage the migration of some of our favorites, many birds, including crows, remain year round.
Knitting: Tee
This pattern calls for 740-1300 yards EACH of Shibui Twig and Shibui Pebble, knit with two strands together as one (total of 1480-2600 yards if using two strands). --or-- 740-1300 yards of light DK yarn to be knit with single strand. For best drape and results, plant fiber with some silk or linen is preferable.
Knitting: Pullover
A modern classic – perfect for pairing with jeans, capris or your favorite skirt. Beachcomber is a one-piece top-down raglan with ¾ length sleeves and a form fitting shape. Pattern has approximately no ease with suggested yarn and needle size if correct gauge is achieved.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Cowl
Pronounced “moll-ay,” this lovely cowl highlights the unexpected architectural beauty of Madelinetosh Vintage. With clean, raised rows of eyelets, this pattern mimics the French parterre gardens designed by Claude Mollet in the 17th century. Unblocked, the cowl is reminiscent of garden hedges. With blocking, drape is increased and the “hedges” ...