Josh Ryks-Robinsky

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 5 patterns

Welcome to the first geoknittrix collection!

eBook : 5 patterns

Welcome to the second collection from geoknittrix! This collection is inspired by the amazing mini skein! They are a fun little way to add extra color and texture to your knitting and make for a great statement with a bold POP! of color!

eBook : 7 patterns

As a knitter, I adore self-striping sock yarn! It’s easy, gorgeous, and who doesn’t like stripes?

eBook : 4 patterns

Welcome to geoknittrix collection IV!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Utilizing a bit of out-of-the-box thinking and bit of imagination, I created these one day while thinking about short rows and what would happen if you added a hole to the center of them. One thing lead to another and the 3-5-7 Mitts were born!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ad Hoc? Why did you pick that name, Josh? Well. Let me tell you…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aero was inspired by a sketch I made one afternoon and it reminds me of birds/wings. I love the bird-esque lines and the modern color-blocking.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Angularity is inspired by the Minimalist movement in art and architecture. The simplicity of light and dark, shadow and form in the Minimalist movement lend themselves to knitting very readily.
Knitting: Scarf
Welcome to Scarfmas 2017!!!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
For those skeins that you just can’t seem to find anything to do with, just go ahead and grab your needles and get knitting!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Blockade incorporates stripes, short rows, and a fun eyelet stitch that cumulates in a smashing peek-a-boo eyelet border! It’s a shawl that’s sure to be smuggled into your wardrobe (or out of it!) with its luxurious drape and shape.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bumper Crop is a triangular shawl that is knit sideways. It has beautiful traveling stitches, some textured bits, and best of all? It’s practically ALL garter stitch!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Celsius is a cool, chill stunner of a shawl that adds in some sizzling stripes on a gorgeous background of stranded color work and short row/stripey shenanigans!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Celtic Secret is a top-down triangular lace shawl that features a lace Celtic knot motif in the center. The shawl reminds me of a misty forest in the summer and one can almost hear the whispers of the leaves as they tell of things to come and give an air of mystery to the entire wood while the Celtic knot gives an air of solidity and lend an ol...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Do you love chevrons and color? Then grab a palette that makes your heart SING, grab your needles and stitch markers, and get knitting!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Color Spike is a triangular shawl utilizing short-rows, slipped stitches, a wide cabled selvedge edge, and graphic color play to create an amazing shawl with fantastic color spikes, simple cables, and stripes throughout!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Welcome to the Fall 2017 Geoknittrix MKAL: COLOR STRIKE!
Knitting: Cowl
Knit with two strands of yarn held together, Compression is a fun, quick, and easy cowl that has a exciting POP of color work to give you a quirky little stranded detail sure to give your wardrobe that graphic punch to rock your look!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Using short rows, textured stitch patterns, and a dynamic contrast between two colors, this shawl is an adventure in line contrast! The lines seem to flow into each other and create a feeling of movement and speed. Perfect for a quick-knit shawl with tons of graphic PUNCH!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she.” - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Act 2, Scene 2.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grab this pattern for 20% off! No coupon needed! Sale runs from the 22nd of December 2017 through the 29th of December 2017!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Full of slipped stitches, short rows, chevrons, and eyelets, Delta is a fun half circle shape that drapes beautifully around the shoulders and adds the right amount of zest to your outfit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Until Friday the 15th, grab a copy of the first MKAL pattern of the year for only $4! No coupon needed!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Eleventh Hour is a shawl that knits up quickly and by using many weights of yarn, you can pull random bits from your stash!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl starts from the center and pulses out in waves of color! Grab a bunch of mini skeins and get ready to have some fun!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Estrato uses simple mosaic patterns, stripes, color play, and a wee bit of short rows to make a fun, quick quirky Sharf that is fun to knit and sure to add a pop of color to your wardrobe!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Firn (feern) is a German word for old snow. It is ice that is at an intermediate stage between snow and glacial ice. This shawl is the perfect display of new, lighter freshly fallen snow and the harder, older condensed snow that exists on the tops of mountains.
Knitting: Scarf
SCARFMAS 2016 is HERE!!! YAY! For every day that passes, the pattern price goes up! So on the 8th, grab the pattern for $2, on the 9th: $3, 10th: $4, 11th: $5, and from the 12th on (Day 2 of Scarfmas!) the pattern will be the full price of $6!!!!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Full of color and lace framed by a beautiful slipped stitch border, the Fractured Shawl takes its name from the geological term “fracture” in which the rock splits or has a fault which causes the layers to stagger on top of each other, causing a beautiful juxtaposition of sediment that exposes the striking beauty of a perpendicular line.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“The glacier slowly advances;
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Graphic Infection:
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Greek Fire Shawl is named for that fearsome weapon of the Byzantine Empire. Greek Fire was also known as “Sea Fire” and comes from the heart-stopping, fear-striking quality of the weapon: it burned on land and water. Imagine seeing that when you attempted to invade by sea!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grab this pattern for 25% off now through the end of November! No coupon needed! Just put the pattern in your cart and checkout for the discount to show up! Many Thanks for your support, y’all!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grab this pattern and build your own bundle! Add any three self-published E-Books or patterns (or even a mix!) and get the lowest priced one for free! No Coupon needed! (7/27/18-8/11/18)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grab this pattern and build your own bundle! Add any three self-published E-Books or patterns (or even a mix!) and get the lowest priced one for free! No Coupon needed! (7/27/18-8/11/18)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lunar is a beautiful, wonderfully drape-y crescent shawl that uses simple textures, contrast between a single strand and a doubled strand of yarn, a bit of short row shaping, and color blocking to give you a geometric piece to grace your wardrobe!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mako is a fun, funky shawl that uses knit one below stitches, modular shaping, and a bit of modern lace for a sharp, graphic punch that’s sure to make you stand out among the crowd!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Marl Melt is a great shawl to play with color melting, marling magic!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Moirai are the famous three Fates from Greek Mythology. According to legend, the three sisters each had a specific role in determining the fate or destiny of mankind.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Mystic Drift is a fun, fast, squishy shawl that’s perfect for that fun palette cleanse or gift to yourself! This shawl is fun from start to finish and is guaranteed to make your wardrobe POP!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Mystik Spiral Socks are an adventure in sock making. The short-row bits paired with some simple bias knitting make this sock an addictive and fun little enigma of a project!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“It is a well known fact that every great Neckwearmancer needs a great piece of Neckwear”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Oscillate is a funky shawl that is knit from tip to edge using quirky short row inserts and carefully placed increases to make the chevron pattern happen!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Starting from a small triangle, Picq uses a series of short row spacers to push the edges out into this glorious, swooping arc of chevrons that’s sure to make a statement! Full of graphic stripes, dynamic eyelets, fun texture and color play, Picq is sure to entertain and create that one of a kind piece that will make your wardrobe shine!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf
Grab this pattern for 25% off now through the end of June! No coupon necessary!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Rebel hat is all about rebelling against the grain of what a “hat” should be. It’s knit flat and starts off with a classic garter tab start and through the magic of short rows and a little mitered wizardry it becomes a hat! The Rebel hat is a fun, quick knit with the ability to use scraps and even some yarns held together!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Reticulation is a triangular lace shawl of geometric beauty. The simplicity of lines intersecting and play of texture and lace makes this shawl a stunning, geometric lace far from the sacred halls of floral and leaf motifs.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl was created one day while I was playing around with lines, folds, and shapes in my sketchbook. It has a bit of origami magic influence and the best part? It’s all knit in one piece and magically opens at the end!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ricochet is a shawl that begins in the round, transitions out of it, has a short-row element that helps “warp” the striped sections, and finishes off with a continuous I-Cord/short row combo that is sure to help add some PUNCH into your shawl stash!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The Rock Strata mitts are an exciting, quick knit that requires you to think outside the box and have fun at the same time! The name comes from the organic quality of the mitt as it slowly forms over time, giving a nod to its geologic model, rock layers. They also are a nod to the inner rock star inside of YOU!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl was inspired by the angular rooflines of the houses of the Victorian era – an era of architecture which seems to have inspired the “haunted houses” of the modern age. With it’s sweeping, angular lines and evocative sharp apexes, the Roof Line shawl will keep the shivers away as you enter the horror of the haunted house… ENTER IF YOU ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is exclusive to A Good Yarn Sarasota until November 24th 2017 in honor of their 8th Anniversary!
Knitting: Scarf
Merry Scarf-Mas, Dear Friends!!!
Knitting: Scarf
Welcome to Scarfmas 2018!!!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“But let the frame of things disjoint, both the worlds suffer, ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleep in the affliction of these terrible dreams that shake us nightly. Better be with the dead, whom we, to gain our peace, have sent to peace, than on the torture of the mind to lie in restless ecstasy.” ~ Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Act 3...
Knitting: Cowl
Seismicity is a puzzle of a cowl with the ability to use color blocking and a graphic PUNCH to shake up your wardrobe! The cowl is knit flat and joined together with a clever twist that makes your POP color stand out and makes the whole thing seamless! You can easily knit more or less sections and completely customize the length to your color b...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is a concert for your needles! Starting off with a fantastic opening “band”, the shawl quickly moves into the opening number for the main act! Short rows, stripes, and texture fill the piece as the bands alternate between new and exciting pieces and the classics. Then we hit the finale. The closing number. The curtain call.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shifting between shades by using stripes, short-rows, shaping, and a fun texture stitch, The Shade Shift shawl is the perfect thing to play around with those amazing indie dyed yarns and all those gorgeous hues and colors on all those lush bases!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Having a Holi-Knit-tastrope??? Need a last minute gift??? Grab a copy of Sharf for $4 from December 15th-December 20th! No coupon code needed, as no one has time for that! Get those needles clicking!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shattered is a long shawl/scarf that tells a story of calamity, loss, violence, and change after any sort of life-changing, traumatic event in one’s life.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Using mini-skeins and a complimentary full skein, Shockwave is a perfect shawl to showcase an amazing mini-skein collection and wear it in style! From the simple garter stitch stripes to the mini monster border at the end, Shockwave is sure to make your yarn shine and give you some rockin’ lines to boot!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Sign On the Dotted Line Shawl encourages you to do just that! Take your “signature” color and “sign” your personal stamp of color on the border of the shawl!
Knitting: Accessories - Other
NOTE: Purchasing this pattern will result in you receiving a daily email and message from yours truly with the updated pattern! If you wish to avoid that, I would suggest grabbing a copy at the end of the MKAL as I cannot opt you out of a pattern update! Thank you!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
WOOT! I’m revealing the 2016 Geoknittrix Stitches Midwest pattern! Grab this pattern for 50% off until the Stitches Midwest Market opens! WOOT! No coupon needed!!! And come on over and stop by the StevenBe booth to say hi!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Guess what?!?! It’s time for the Fall 2015 geoknittrix Mystery KAL!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This triangular shawl starts from the bottom and the traveling slipped stitches create the flowing lines that merge to form a cityscape-like design, reminiscent of a city of steel skyscrapers, fighting each other in a desperate plea to dominate the sky and to create a name for themselves.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Structured Shadows is a top-down triangular shawl with three sections. the colors and lines play making shadows and adding structure to the shawl with slipped stitches and cleverly placed texture lines. This shawl is great to play with color combos and even can be adjusted to be bigger or use a larger weight yarn!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Swell is a fun, quick, quirky shawl that uses some simple texture stitches, a fun little texture/eyelet combo stitch, and a smidge of short rows at the end to make a lovely, drapey, perfect-for-the-shoulders combo for those days when you just need a little something to keep you warm!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl was born out of the question: Can a circular shawl become less traditionally “feminine” in shape and become a piece that morphs into gender fluidity and neutrality? The answer? Yes!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is a BLAST to make, wear, and is the perfect canvas to play with color! Tailspin uses simple short rows paired with garter stitch stripes to make an eye-catching, graphic shawl with tons of color!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grab Tailwind for 25% off until March 8th! No coupon code necessary!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grab this pattern and build your own bundle! Add any three self-published E-Books or patterns (or even a mix!) and get the lowest priced one for free! No Coupon needed! (7/27/18-8/11/18)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Tidal is the fourth in a series of “self-striping yarn that is not socks” experiment I’ve been working on! It uses short-rowing and eyelets to make the lines really pop and stand out!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Torrential is a fun, QUICK one skein project to use that one skein of self-striping you can’t wait to show off or even that gradient or tricky variegated skein that you’ve had lying around forever!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“O beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey’d monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” - Othello by William Shakespeare; Act III, Scene III.
Knitting: Scarf
Inspired by waves and undulating curves, Tremor is a fun, quirky scarf that uses short rows, increases, decreases, and a self-striping yarn to create a funky, graphic print! Perfect for those dreary winter days when you need some extra punch in your life!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Tsunami is a fun, quick shawl that is worked sideways to create alternating bands of garter stitch and inserted short rows to create a graphic, effective combo!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf
Twister is a fun, quirky scarf that is knit lengthwise to create a very functional, wearable shape! Twister is a long parallelogram that was designed to show off those self-striping yarns in sideways, short row bands to POP off the simple bands of garter stitch. It’s fun, functional, and flirty!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Using applied-short-rows and simple eyelet bands, Typhoon will storm off your needles and into your wardrobe in no time! Fun, fast, and addictive, this shawl will have you coming back for more!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Umbra Ombré is a funky crescent shaped shawl that uses color and simple short row shaping to give a dramatic, geometric flair to this shawl!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Will you survive knitting this shawl? With this shawl, prepare to change everything you thought you knew about shawl knitting and have a blast playing with construction, short rows, and texture patterns all leading to the final moment that will either make or break your shawl and shawl survival skills!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Vector Drift is a fun, entertaining knit of a hat. It is worked using short-row shaping and joined to create the crown of the hat. From which point you knit in the round and form a brim with a fantastic colorwork section that is sure to turn heads… No pun intended, of course!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Zest shawl is knit in sections that allow you to play and experiment with those fun, funky mini skeins and to create some sort of order out of chaos!
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is based completely off the number 11 which is my favorite number! I love the squishy simplicity of the garter stitch and the graphic color blocking in the cowl. This pattern is a great last minute quick gift and can be made in a jiffy. The best part of the cowl? NO PURLING!
Knitting: Earflap Hat
This pattern is double knit and is SUPER warm!! I designed it with the cold Minnesota winters in mind and LOVE it!! It only makes one size as written, but if you would like to make a different size of hat, I would suggest you go down a needle size and/or go down a few stitches. This hat looks very similar to the Thorpe hat by Kirsten Kapur and ...