Robin Dodge

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Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This easy-to-knit top features off-center squares, knit with handspun yarn. The armholes and neckline are also square, and the bottom is hemmed for a polished look. For the squares you can substitute any yarn that you want to showcase, that has a similar gauge to the main yarn.
Knitting: Pullover
This simple sweater is worked sideways, all in one piece. The neckline is created by dropping the working yarn, attaching another, and working the front and back with two yarns at the same time. The circular needles are used only for their length. You will not connect the work to work in the round at any point during the pattern. The yarn, Mond...
Knitting: Pullover
This fun little top features a keyhole neckline, an accent of hand-dyed yarn, and pleats that are essentially a wide rib. The pleats are reduced and then eliminated to pull in the waistline a bit, then brought back to increase for the bust.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Summer Leaves
Knitting: Vest
Fall in Southern California is beautiful. Warm, summery weather sometimes lasts all the way through November. It’s certainly nothing to complain about, but by October I’m usually dying to get into some beautiful fall colors and sumptuous alpaca. That was the inspiration to create a sleeveless top for Fall. The recycled sari silk yarn has the je...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
This top is a quick and pretty way to showcase handspun, artsy, or novelty yarn. It knits up quickly in a bulky yarn, and flatters your curves with a bit of shaping and a deep v-neck. Wool of the Andes Bulky makes a somewhat loose fabric with a nice drape on size 11 needles. This top would be very comfortable in the late winter through the spri...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The great thing about this pattern is that you can make so many different hats with it. Use handspun or millspun for the brim, of any weight that uses size 8-10 needles (or use a smaller yarn and double it up). Because the gauge of the brim doesn’t matter, you can choose almost any yarn you want. It’s a great way to use one skein of handspun, o...