Gudrun Johnston

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 5 patterns

I have been on a bit of a cowl designing kick lately so I decided to make a wee collection!

eBook : 10 patterns

The Shetland Trader Book One is a collection of 10 patterns inspired by the Shetland Islands from designer Gudrun Johnston with photography by Jared Flood.

eBook : 9 patterns

The Shetland Trader Book Two is a collection of 9 new patterns by designer Gudrun Johnston. As with Book One, this collection draws its inspiration from the Shetland Islands.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is part of an ebook
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is part of an ebook
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is part of an ebook
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is part of an ebook
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl is part of an ebook
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is a beanie/hat version of my High Desert Yoke pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Earflap Hat, Beanie, Toque
Hallival and all Shetland Trader
Knitting: Cowl
Vaarie is a Shetland word that means change in direction. This fun Fair Isle patterned cowl takes a change in direction with a moebius twist! This particular motif and colors will be seen in a different iteration in my Shetland Trader Book Three collection coming out in Fall 2021! I had to delay the release of that book due to the pandemic so I...
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a cardigan version of my Porty Pullover pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Pullover
Porty Pullover comes in two versions-women’s and unisex.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Tee
Construction
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater is worked in one piece from the top down with a circular yoke construction. Sleeves and body are separated at the underarm. Short rows are used to raise the
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Burrafirth Shawl was originally published in the 2019 Shetland Wool Week annual. It is now available as an individual pattern.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Peavine is an easy to work stranded-knitting pattern in which the end result is all about the interplay of colors and shapes. This slouchy style hat looks great in all sorts of color combos so don’t be afraid to pick some of your favorites and have fun!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Errata-
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Housay Hat is a fun textured unisex hat that can also be reversible (with careful weaving in of ends).
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Westside Woolie was oirginally designed for the 10th anniversary of Squam!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Bousta Beanie
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Shetland Trader 2016 MKAL shawl is now available as a regular pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Book of Haps is now available
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Fidra is a quick and fun knit combining garter stitch and stockinette textures with some yarn over holes for further decoration (and a little ventilation)! As always the pom pom is optional!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Northdale Hat is a wee offshoot of my Northdale sweater. This is a quick and relatively easy knit being that it is in DK weight yarn and only uses 3 colors. For extra jauntiness stick a pom pom on it!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl was originally published as part of A Verb For Keeping Warm’s Proverbial Shawl Club.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Shetland Trader MKAL shawl is now available as a regular pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
A KAL for this pattern will be starting April 15th. For more info head here!
Knitting: Cardigan
finished measurements:
Knitting: Pullover
Note: The pdf for this pattern is 14 pages long. Mostly this is due to the fact that the sweater begins with a series of short rows that need to be described in detail, row by row. However the difficulty level of this sweater is an intermediate level (it’s really not that hard)!
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Balta is now available as an individual pattern.
Knitting: Cardigan
Belmont is now available as an individual pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
Burrafirth is now available as an individual pattern.
Knitting: Scarf
Errata
Knitting: Pullover
Nikka Vord is now available as an individual pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Cowl
Sandwick is now available as an individual pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Tirrick Shawl was originally created for for Valley Yarns as part of their 40th anniversary series. The blue version is knit in Valley Yarns Charlemont yarn (fingering weight) and the red/orange version is knit in Ginger Twist Studio Swanky Lace (lace weight).
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This a half sized version of my Hansel Pattern-a traditional Shetland Hap shawl.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This semi-circular shawl is worked from the center top down. Bands of Stockinette and a simple lace pattern are separated out by rows of Vikkel Braids and finished off with a picot bind off. It will be draped over your shoulders with warmth and beauty.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Pullover
Amélie is worked from the bottom up in one piece uniting the sleeves and body at underarm and working the yoke using a Simultaneous Set In Sleeve construction. You also have the option of working long or short sleeves!
Knitting: Pullover
Ninian is a simple and versatile sweater knit in laceweight yarn and featuring a well known Shetland lace pattern. It is worked from the bottom up in one piece separating at the underarms to work the back and front flat. Stitches are then picked up from the armhole and short rows are used to shape the sleeve cap.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Size
Knitting: Cardigan
This vintage inspired V-neck cardigan is worked from the bottom up and uses the Simultaneous Set-in Sleeve method to work the sleeves and body as one piece. Most of the construction is seamless with only a very small amount of seaming at the top of the sleeve cap and at the underarms.
Knitting: Pullover
Sizes
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
Soay
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
This sleek tunic features set-in sleeves, inset front pockets, subtle waist shaping and gentle tucks at the round neck and cuffs.
Knitting: Skirt
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Legwarmers
The Shetland Trader-Book One is a collection of 10 patterns inspired by the Shetland Islands from designer Gudrun Johnston with photography by Jared Flood.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Vest
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Shetland Trader-Book One is a collection of 10 patterns inspired by the Shetland Islands from designer Gudrun Johnston with photography by Jared Flood.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a pattern for a full sized version of a traditional Shetland Hap shawl.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
Audrey has been updated!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I have put up a brief video tutorial on the Bird’s Eye Lace on my blog. Click here to view.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Pullover
Pattern error: Please join in the rnd after the initial cast on for body. The pattern doesn’t explicitly say to do this.
Knitting: Cowl
2/16/09 Uploaded a smaller file size -should be a lot easier to download.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
This is my take on the old string bag. I know there are some great string bag patterns out there but I felt compelled to come up with my own version with a Shetland touch.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Dress
This dress is worked from the top down starting with a provisional/open cast on at the shoulders. The back is worked first to the underarms with the two fronts being picked up from the provisional cast on and also worked to the underarms. The back and fronts are then united and worked back and forth to the empire line join. The skirt is worked ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat has a lot of stretch in the brim band. Relaxed it measures 13 inches and fully stretched 16 inches.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Skirt
Description from Knitty, Summer 2007: