Robin Hunter

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Knitting: Cardigan
This short sleeve summer cardigan has an all over Diamond Bobble Lace Stitch. The stitch pattern appears in text and chart formats. The sleeve is a classic set in version. The body is worked bottom up in a single piece to the underarms, then divided to work to the shoulders. The edging on the fronts and neckline is picked up on a circular needle...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This wrap is worked by starting from one narrow point. The stitches increase on one side and decrease at a much slower rate on the opposite edge. This method creates a shallow asymmetrical triangle with one extra-long point to wrap around your neck or pin into place. It’s an easy knit, suitable for any knitter who is comfortable working simple s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Contrasting garter stitch and lace segments create a mix of colours and textures in this project. It’s an entertaining knit which keeps you interested with the changes of stitch patterns and colours. The shawl is worked as a classic rectangle shape. Stitch patterns are in text only. The wrap is easy to wear and perfect for wrapping around your n...
Knitting: Vest
This vest has a forgiving fit and will flatter many body shapes. The classic vest back gives the garment structure, while the front is constructed as a simple straight piece of knitting with angled edges creating points at the front. The front shape creates a strong, slimming vertical line on the body. The edges fold back into a shawl collar exp...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Finished Measurements - 17 inches (43 cm) long from bottom at centre point to top edge,
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A garter stitch variation creates extra texture in this project. The stitch pattern is completely reversible. It’s an entertaining knit that keeps you interested with an easy stitch pattern and shaping worked at the same time. The shawl is created sideways forming an asymmetrical triangle shape with a shallow point. It’s easy to wear and perfec...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Glenhost is an asymmetrical triangle shawl with a mix of very simple stitches.
Knitting: Tee
Worked in the round, this top makes a simple knitting project. It’s a classic design, with an easy to memorize knit, purl stitch pattern. The four row stitch pattern is both written and charted for ease of use. Optional waist shaping instructions are included for those who would like a more figure hugging fit. The edges are trimmed with ga...
Knitting: Cardigan
The body of this cardigan is worked in one piece to the underarms, then divided for back and fronts. The sleeve is a classic set in version. The stitch patterns are written in text and are charted. The high shawl collar is a dressmaker style with shaping to encourage it to roll into shape. It is sewn into place. The knit in, garter stitch bands ...
Knitting: Pullover
This garment is a classic pullover decorated with a cable and eyelet stitch pattern. The stitch pattern is charted and written so knitters can use their preferred format. The ribbed border is integrated with the body stitch pattern. All sections are worked bottom up. The sleeve is a set in style. The neckband stitches are picked up and worked in...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Contrasting garter stitch and simple eyelet lace sections create a mix of colours and textures in this project. It’s an entertaining knit that keeps you interested with easy stitch patterns and shaping worked at the same time. The shawl is worked sideways creating an asymmetrical triangle shape. It’s easy to wear and perfect for wrapping around ...
Knitting: Scarf, Cape
The capelet is worked in the round, from the bottom up, with no seaming required. It utilizes a stretchy, rib-based stitch pattern, which allows the garment to mold to multiple body sizes in just one simple version. It is as comfortable and easy to wear as any shawl, and makes an invaluable accessory piece. It’s a simple knit, yet it creates a s...
Knitting: Scarf
This triangle scarf is worked with a top down construction technique. It uses an extra set of increases at the edge to create its unusual shape. The extended points can be used to wrap around the wearer’s neck. The stitch patterns are reversible.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero, Sleeveless Top
This simple extra-long shrug is paired with a tank for maximum figure flattery. Both pieces are created with a two by two rib stitch pattern. The tank is worked bottom up in pieces. It has a neckline finished with an edging created by a narrow picked up band. The shrug is worked cuff to cuff. Wear the shrug with the extra length wrapped around y...
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan has a timeless silhouette and a highly textured cable stitch pattern. The smaller cables are created with twisted stitches, which do not require the use of a cable needle. The stitch patterns are written in text and charted. The sleeve is a classic set in version. The ribbed borders are integrated with the cable patterns. All secti...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is worked with a top down construction technique. The ruffle at the bottom edge is formed with a variation on Feather and Fan lace that grows with the addition of extra yarn overs. The simple lace is charted and written in text format.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is worked with a classic top down construction technique. It starts from a small garter stitch strip of knitting. The entire shawl is charted. The shawl can be made smaller by working charts 2, 3, 4 and 5 fewer times.
Knitting: Scarf
This crescent scarf is worked with a bottom up construction technique. The edging is unusual but easy to work. The balance of the scarf is garter stitch, making it a simple project to execute.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This triangle scarf is worked with a top down construction technique. It uses an extra set of increases at the edge to create its unusual shape. Some knitters call this a heart or boomerang shape. The extended points can be used to wrap around the wearer’s neck. The stitch patterns are reversible. The main body stitch pattern is created with a s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The shawl is worked bottom up. The stitch pattern is charted to make the transitions simple to follow, as each section decreases. Each right side row shortens by four stitches, making the work “feel” as though it is speeding up as you approach the end. The lace pattern appears complex. It is formed with only two sets of four pattern rows which a...
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan has a classic, timeless silhouette with two different cable stitch patterns. The stitch patterns are written in text and are charted. The sleeve is a classic set in version. The ribbed edges are integrated with the cable patterns. All sections are worked bottom up. The pattern includes full set up rows written by size to aid the kn...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Pattern available from Signature Yarns under the name Torquay Shawl in Malabrigo Yarn Silkpaca.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan has a classic, timeless silhouette with a simple rib stitch based pattern. The pattern is not a true rib in that it does not create an elastic fabric. While the right and wrong side rows are worked differently, the fabric is reversible. The stitch pattern is written in text that can be memorized by any knitter quickly as it is a tw...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is worked with a classic top down construction technique. It starts from a small garter stitch strip of knitting. If you are new to this technique I have a blog post with more detail here. The lace pattern is created with stacked hearts. They end with eyelets which create a scalloped bottom edge. The entire shawl is charted. It can be...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is worked with a classic top down construction technique. It starts from a small garter stitch strip of knitting. The lace pattern creates a zigzag effect across the body of the shawl and ends with a scalloped edging. It is surprisingly delicate in appearance in the Aran weight yarn used. The entire shawl is charted. It can be easily ...
Knitting: Tee
Worked in the round and bottom up, this tunic has a stitch pattern with a slimming vertical line. The sample garment was knit in bamboo. Bamboo yarn has a silky lustre, it breathes and is cool to the touch. It is a perfect choice for summer garments. The pattern notes provide details for working with the special properties of bamboo yarn.
Knitting: Vest
This vest was designed to take advantage of the many colours available from Shelridge Yarns. Two strands of yarn are held together, one colour is switched out at a time to create the colour transitions.
Knitting: Tee
Worked in the round, this cotton top makes a simple, summer knitting project. It’s a classic design, with an easy knit, purl stitch pattern. The four row stitch pattern is written and charted for ease of use. Optional waist shaping instructions are included for those who would like a more figure hugging fit. The edges are trimmed with simp...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is worked with a classic top down construction technique. It starts from a small garter stitch strip of knitting. The lace pattern is created with stacked diamonds and ends with half diamonds that create a scalloped bottom edge. The entire shawlette is charted. It can be easily made larger by repeating Charts 2 and 3 any number of tim...
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan has a classic, timeless silhouette with a simple rib stitch pattern. The two row stitch pattern is written in text and charted. It can be memorized by any knitter quickly. The bands are integrated with the overall design and flow up with no obvious border at the bottom edge. The sleeve is a classic set-in version. All sections are ...
Knitting: Scarf, Gloves
The Sylvia Dering Scarf is created with a reversible knit and purl texture stitch. It is a beautiful blend of texture and colour, designed for hand dyed yarns. The scarf may be worn in a long loop. If you twist and double it at the neck, it can be worn as a tiered neck warmer. The gloves are knit mainly in stocking stitch and use the scarf textu...
Knitting: Pullover
This is a simple, classic pullover with an easy to execute rib and eyelet stitch pattern. The stitch pattern is charted and written so the knitter can use their preferred format. The wide ribbed border provides a little built in waist shaping. All sections are worked bottom up. The sleeve is a classic set-in style. The neckband stitches are pick...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is worked with a classic top down construction technique. It starts from a small garter stitch strip of knitting. The lace pattern appears surprisingly complex yet is formed with only four pattern rows. The entire shawlette is charted. It can easily be made larger by repeating Charts 2 and 3 any number of times more before completing ...
Knitting: Cowl
A simple knit cowl, worked in a luxurious mulberry silk, beaded yarn. It is long enough to completely fill in the neckline of a coat or jacket. The stitch is charted and written in text so the knitter can work from their preferred format.
Knitting: Pullover
This is a simple, classic pullover with an easy mock cable stitch pattern. It has a slightly more formal sensibility due to the edges that integrate with the overall pattern. The stretchy nature of the stitch pattern provides a little waistline definition. The open scoop neckline is high enough to be modest and yet low enough to show a little sk...
Knitting: Cardigan
Many women name cardigans as their favourite knit garment. They can be dressed down with jeans and a T-shirt or dressed up with a blouse and pencil skirt. This one has a classic, timeless silhouette with heavy cable and twist stitch patterning. The twisted stitches are worked on every row. This makes it very easy to see exactly where the knitter...
Knitting: Scarf, Poncho
The capelet/poncho is worked in the round, from the bottom up, with no seaming required. It utilizes a stretchy, rib-based stitch pattern, that allows the garment to mold to multiple body sizes in just one simple version. It is as comfortable and easy to wear as any shawl, and makes an invaluable accessory piece suitable for year round wear. It’...
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan has a classic, timeless silhouette with a simple cable stitch pattern. The cable stitches are unusual in that they are created with garter stitch in a field of stocking stitch. The stitch pattern is written in text and is memorized by any knitter quickly as the ten row repeat has only three different rows. The bands are integrated ...
Knitting: Scarf, Fingerless Gloves, Beret, Tam
Classic stitch patterns become classics because they appeal to many knitters. This rib variation is easy to knit and the stitch pattern is memorized quickly. It’s a simple knit, yet it creates a seemingly complex textured fabric. The hat and mittens are worked in the round, from the bottom up, with no seaming required. The stitch pattern is writ...
Knitting: Vest
Designer Note: The original yarn used here (Nashua Handknits Wooly Stripes) has unfortunately been discontinued. I’m often asked for suggested substitutes which then can be discontinued as well. Currently, March 2013, many knitters tell me Taiyo Aran has been successfully substituted. Oct 2013 a reader tells me Mochi Plus from Crystal Pala...