Rosa Pomar

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Knitting: Pullover
Pattern available in ENGLISH and PORTUGUESE.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
About this pattern
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is a new version of my Gorro Montanhac pattern, adapted for lighter yarns. The motif was taken from an old handwoven blanket from southern Alentejo (Portugal) and I find it particularly interesting because - unlike most weaving and knitting motifs - although horizontally symmetric, the colours are inverted on each half. The pattern, al...
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern can be found in issue 6 of Laine Magazine.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A simple unisex cabled hat, suitable for fairly inexperienced knitters. No complex techniques are needed for this pattern, only ribbing, 2/2 cables and simple decreases.
Knitting: Pullover
Mungoche was designed specifically for our Mungo yarn, which is made up of recycled wool and cotton. I was aiming at something as comfortable and easy to wear as a sweatshirt, soft enough to be used directly on the skin at the end of a beach day, but also feminine enough to be worn on daily life. Mungoche is a cropped sweater ending just below ...
Knitting: Cape
This is an almost exact copy of a cape that I found in Alentejo, made in the early 1980’s as a gift for a toddler. The winters in Alentejo are cold (for Portuguese standards, anyway) and before the age of fleece (and microplastic pollution) a knitted cape was an effective way of keeping a young child warm while playing outside, as It covers mos...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat was designed to be a very fast and very easy knit. It’s a suitable project for ayone who has just learned how to knit, as no advanced techniques are required to make it. A fairly experienced knitter will be able to make it from start to finish in about two hours and even a beginner will manage to knit this hat is a very short amount of...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is available in ENGLISH and PORTUGUESE
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A pattern inspired by a pair of socks made by Tia Barborita (“aunt Barborita”). Tia Barborita lives in the village of Panoias (southern Alentejo, Portugal). Forty years ago she used to knit socks for her daughter and this was her favorite pattern. The original socks were made of fine cotton but my version is designed for modern sock yarn. They ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by a traditional handwoven blanket from Alentejo.