Rachel Leggett

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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are a gentle introduction to brioche in the round and basic brioche increases. The brioche blocks are checkered with striped blocks of Stockinette stitch, helping avoid brioche’s typical compressed row gauge. These socks are worked cuff down with a Fleegle heel and a wedge toe. The socks pictured above have had their colors reversed...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These cuff-down socks featuring an afterthought heel are a modern take on traditional Fair Isle motifs from Traditional Fair Isle Knitting by Sheila McGregor. The name is inspired by my time spent knitting these socks by the pool on vacation in Mexico.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This stitch pattern, reminiscent of a flock of birds in flight on a summer day, adds just enough interest to an otherwise mindless, relaxing pattern, perfect for speckled, tonal, or lightly variegated yarns. These socks are worked toe up with a star toe and a short row heel. Patterning is only on the instep and the front of the leg, leaving ple...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Take off on your next adventure with these toe-up socks incorporating traditional Bavarian traveling stitches in modern motifs. These socks come in three sizes and include a high-instep modification for adding a gusset and heel flap to the short row heel. Ribbing makes these socks stretchy yet snug.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Cozy up this winter in Headwind, a squishy hat featuring big, winding cables on a reverse stockinette background. Headwind works up quickly in one skein of worsted weight yarn, knit in the round from the bottom up. Its beanie and extra slouchy slouch options make it suitable for any style. Headwind was designed in collaboration with Tell Tale Y...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Flora Corona is a crescent-shaped shawl knit from the top down. Its three lace sections are inspired by summertime celebrations of love. The delicate flowers of the border and beading throughout give it an extra touch of elegance, perfect to wear for your next special occasion.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Cluaran is a crescent-shaped shawlette knit from the top down. It consists of three sections: a stockinette body, a lace body, and a lace edging. Cluaran is Scots Gaelic for “thistle,” the national emblem of Scotland and the Celtic symbol for nobility of character. The thistle lace pattern used for the body combined with the gemstone-inspired e...
Knitting: Cowl
Gefen, named for the Hebrew word for “vine,” is knit in the round from the bottom edge to the top. It consists of garter stitch borders surrounding a surprisingly simple lace pattern.