Megan Nodecker

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 9 patterns

Sometimes as knitters, we get stuck in a creativity box. We get comfortable with what we know best and forget to explore new yarn combinations, different gauges and different colours. Strand is all about breaking out of that precious box and experimenting with something new.

eBook : 7 patterns

This Must Be The Place is a knitting book containing seven patterns inspired by British Columbia, Canada. It’s a beautiful place that authors Megan Nodecker and Katie-Anne Williams feel deeply connected to, and wanted to share it by creating cozy knits that can be worn wherever you live.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Pullover
A pullover sweater with all-over texture.
Knitting: Cardigan
Maema is a lightweight cardigan knit top down in one piece. It features Honeycomb Brioche on the fronts and back to provide some squishy texture on this simple raglan shape. It is open at the front with exaggerated armholes and roomy elbow length sleeves, which makes it a perfect spring and summer layering piece. The single ply Merino yarn cont...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Throw
A GIANT MARLED BLANKET
Knitting: Cardigan
OVERSIZED CARDIGAN
Knitting: Cowl
A SEED STITCH COWL
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
MITTENS AND FINGERLESS GLOVES
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Cowl
A GIANT COWL
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Headband
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Scarf
MARLED FADE SCARF
Knitting: Tee
Lilium is knit seamlessly from the top down and in the round. Its a-line shape, flowing fabric and tiny hint of lace make it a perfect summer piece, and the silk merino yarn used gives it just that little bit extra. It combines many techniques such as lace, folded hems, welts, short rows (lots of short rows), shaping, ribbing, picking up stitch...
Knitting: Pullover
Carson is a top down, drop sleeve pullover featuring knot stitch details along the neckline and shoulders. This sweater has some slight a-line shaping in the body and is to be worn with a touch of positive ease for a comfy, throw-on-with-anything-and-feel-great fit. The sleeves are fitted, though not tight, and come in full length, which fall j...
Knitting: Pullover
Atlin is a top down pullover that has a slight A-line fit, not so much that it’s noticeably an “A-line sweater”, but just enough to make it really easy to wear. There is a decorative garter stitch panel running up the sides of the body and down the underside of the sleeves and the hem features short row shaping on the front and back for a scall...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Haida (hi-da) is a fingering weight triangle shawl knit from the center top out to the edges. Lines of twisted stitches stand out on a reverse stockinette background and seamlessly flow into little lacy diamonds at the border. This shawl uses two skeins of single ply yarn to create a light and airy fabric.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Carolin was designed to be knit with a sock blank and, instead of trying to fight with the kinks and quirks that a sock blank yarn will have, it leans into those imperfections. It uses a combination of garter stitch and dropped stitches to create a light and airy fabric
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Cypress Hat is worked from the bottom up in the round. It features a lovely eyelet rib brim, with a slightly slouchy fitting body, though the length can easily be adjusted to taste. Available in sizes for the whole family! Pattern has both charted and written directions for the lace section.
Knitting: Tee
Celista is a vintage inspired tee that will make you want to throw on some hot pants and start doing the twist! It is worked with big, bold stripes in an oversized chevron pattern, creating a lovely “V” on the body that will flatter pretty much anyone. It is knit with 2-4” of positive ease and has a longer, hip length body for a more modern tak...
Knitting: Tee
Main Street is a light top with a scalloped lacy hem. It is knit in the round from the bottom up with no waist shaping, has dropped shoulders and a nice, wide crew neck. It will very easily become a comfy go-to staple in your Spring and Summer wardrobe.
Knitting: Tee
Mount Pleasant is a light cropped top with a lacy hem. It is knit in the round from the bottom up with a bit of waist shaping, has dropped shoulders and a nice, wide crew neck. This top is perfect for wearing with high waisted jeans or skirts, or or over-top of longer tunics or collared shirts.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Porteau Gloves are worked in the round from the wrist to the fingers. They have a generous ribbed cuff and some mountain-meets-ocean inspired patterning on the tops. They are the perfect pair for chilly days by the water, camping, hiking or just sitting by the fire.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Brookmere is a comfy, slouchy fitting hat. It is knit in the round from the bottom up and has two brim options, folded and unfolded. It has an all-over diamond pattern that is made with knit and purl stitches, with both charted and written instructions, and is knit using a super soft merino yarn that has beautiful stitch definition to make the ...
Knitting: Tee
A touch of lace at the shoulders and an uneven split hem turn a basic black tee into something a little more special. It is knit from the bottom up and in the round with lots of positive ease using a comfy, washable merino cotton yarn. Fine finishing details like a twisted rib hem and I-cord bind offs at the armholes and neck openings will make...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Enderby is a crescent shaped assymetrical triangle shawl knit with three colours.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Cardigan
Crimewave is a thick and cosy cabled shrug made with super bulky roving wool. It combines multiple techniques to achieve a unique and challenging knit. While knitting this sweater you can expect to come across some cables, short rows, provisional cast ons, three needles bind offs, chart reading, short rows in a chart and just the tiniest bit of...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Ferny is a slouchy hat and beanie pattern set. While they both use the same fern lace motif, the hat and beanie are two completely different looks. The hat is much slouchier, has more lace and is an all-over more feminine pattern. The beanie is quite fitted, has just one lace panel and makes a great unisex hat. They both come in three adult siz...
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
Ferny is a mitten and fingerless glove pattern set written like a choose your own adventure book.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Madeira Park is a triangular shawl worked from the top down. It starts with a garter tab and has three distinct sections, one stockinette and two lace, separated by rows of garter stitches. This shawl uses up 2 skeins of yarn and ends with a flexible border that you can add or subtract rows from to use up every inch of your yarn. This pattern h...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Thetis is a fitted fair isle knit hat.
Knitting: Tee
Courtship is an oversized and airy cotton tee, perfect for some warm weather knitting! It is simply constructed with very little shaping, but a light fabric and a touch of lace at the shoulders gives it a lot of romance and movement. It’s basic shape compliments most body types and the pattern is written for a wide range of sizes from baby thro...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Bellis is a slightly slouchy hat, knit in the round from the bottom up. It has a ribbed brim and a plain stockinette body that is punctuated with tiny flowers. Bellis is the scientific name for the daisy, which is what this stitch reminds me of.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Part of the Rocky Mountain Series, which takes inspiration from the soaring peaks, rolling foothills and flat valleys of the Canadian Rockies.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Part of the Rocky Mountain Series, which takes inspiration from the soaring peaks, rolling foothills and flat valleys of the Canadian Rockies.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Part of the Rocky Mountain Series, which takes inspiration from the soaring peaks, rolling foothills and flat valleys of the Canadian Rockies.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This is a hat I designed years ago when I was working up at a ski lodge in Manning Park, BC. In the fall off-season there was no work for me but I stayed anyway and traded hand knit hats for home cooked dinners.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A pair of chunky fingerless gloves knit in the round from the wrist to the fingers. A bow detail adorns the wrists to add some femininity and charm.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Quick and easy fingerless gloves. Super warm and soft and perfect for outdoor adventuring.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Not your grandma’s baby blanket! We’ve used bold, geometric designs to create this series which showcase clean lines and contrast.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Not your grandma’s baby blanket! We’ve used bold, geometric designs to create this series which showcase clean lines and contrast.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Not your grandma’s baby blanket! We’ve used bold, geometric designs to create this series which showcase clean lines and contrast.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Not your grandma’s baby blanket! We’ve used bold, geometric designs to create this series which showcase clean lines and contrast.
Knitting: Cowl
My sister and I do love our button cowls, they’re by far the easiest scarf to wear and can be worn a variety of different ways.
Knitting: Scarf
A simple infinity scarf using the Brioche stitch, a rib-like, double sided stitch that produces a light and airy knit, maintaining the look of something super chunky.