Nathan Taylor

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
This fabulously bold and chunky cowl is such a quick and simple knit—I genuinely knitted mine over a twenty-four-hour period (not taking twenty-four hours to do so…), and I thoroughly enjoyed being able to wear it so soon after starting!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
In August 2017, my husband and I, along with two friends, set off on an epic road trip across America. We drove from San Francisco to New York, crossing four time zones, seventeen states (as well as Washington DC, so that’s eighteen territories all together), and notching up three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-four miles along the way.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
So what’s this all about? It’s a sock pattern, yes, and it’s a pattern for a striped, ribbed sock.
Knitting: Cowl
The World of Welt Cowl, as the name suggests, uses welts to create texture and structure. As a result, the cowl sits really well around your neck, standing tall, instead of sitting flat around your shoulders the way many cowls will.
Knitting: Scarf
If you are looking for some sixteenth-century, Italian opulence, then this is the scarf for you!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
ALSO AVAILABLE: THE MATCHING ALLELE SOCKS PATTERN
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
ALSO AVAILABLE: THE MATCHING ALLELE HAT PATTERN
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Who doesn’t love Hallowe’en?
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Dan the Plug’ole is a fun hat, with alternating sections of ribbing and reverse stocking stitch, separated by diagonally spiralling arms of eyelets, that gracefully work their way round the hat, meeting at a final nexus at the centre of the crown. The overall effect is one of movement and exuberance, and can be worn as a full-on slouchy hat, or ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Invisicrown is a simple beanie with a difference.
Knitting: Cowl
The Paganino Cowl is a long, luxurious, stranded cowl, using a single solid colour, and a set of five different gradient contrast colours.
Knitting: Scarf
Boo! Scared you, did I? That’s the Scaref for you!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Available in French as well as in English.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hilary Hat is a beautifully simple yet elegant stranded hat, with flowing curls and leafy patterns running around the body, like waves crashing on the shore.
Knitting: Cowl
It might be true to say that there has never been a squishier, more luxurious, delicious cowl in all the world of knitting! It might be…
Knitting: Scarf
The Wren Scarf is a sumptuously squishy, delightfully decadent scarf, made by using the two-colour brioche method, but with a twist! Well actually, with 62 twists, but that’s another story… What I mean is that there is now a way of working two-colour brioche with only one pass per row.
Knitting: Scarf
This vibrant and snuggly double-knit scarf is a must for all Maths Geeks out there, or for anyone who likes geometric patterns.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A very simple stitch pattern gives these socks an elegant shape with lots of texture, and gives great line to any foot.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Ever wanted to wear the entire solar system on your head? Well now you can! Heliocentric is an incredibly warm and cosy hat, worked with the double-knitting technique, creating a hat that is twice as thick, twice as snuggly, and twice the fun of a normal knitted hat.
Knitting: Scarf
This elegant and sophisticated double-knitted scarf is not only beautiful to look at, and deliciously warm and soft to wear, it also contains mind-boggling mathematics to appeal to the biggest maths geeks out there, and yet, you don’t need to understand any of it, in order to be able to make it!
Knitting: Cowl
This beautiful reversible cowl features a scattering of delicate poppies strewn across a plain background. Worked in the double-knitting technique, Remember is not only gorgeous, but being double thickness, is also super warm and comfortable. You also get to choose which way round you want to wear it, depending on which colours you want to display.
Knitting: Scarf
Dither is an incredibly long, and therefore wonderfully comfortable scarf, worked in the double-knitting technique, creating a warm and thick, snuggly fabric that will really keep the winter blues away.
Knitting: Scarf
This elegant and sophisticated scarf features a dignified art nouveau design of leaves and vines that wind their way along the length of the work.
Knitting: Bag - Other
iSqr (Pronounced “eye-square”) is the ultimate combination of tech-geekery and knit-geekery!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Auntie Betty Aran Sock Collection is a single recipe that you can use to make three related pairs of socks - simply choose which pair you want to make, and choose the right chart to use as you go along.
Knitting: Scarf
This really long, luxurious scarf is double-knitted for extra comfort, and features all of the traditional Sanquhar knitting patterns that I could find.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
These two cushion covers each feature half of the Union Jack, entirely formed from different stitch textures, all in the same colour. Bring the two halves together, and the whole flag appears, hence Reunion!
Knitting: Scarf
Perplexus: Latin - 1. Entangled, Intricate, confused. 2. Unintelligible, complicated, intricate, inscrutable, ambiguous; dark, obscure.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Vanishing Point is an incredibly warm and cosy hat, worked with the double-knitting technique, creating a hat that is twice as thick, twice as snuggly, and twice the fun of a normal knitted hat.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
iSanquhar is the perfect project for using up scrap sock yarns to great effect!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Longstone the sock, is named after Longstone the lighthouse, in the Farne islands off the coast of Northumberland, home to Grace Darling, and the scene of an heroic rescue in 1838.
Knitting: Toys and Hobbies - Other
This delightful Kite is an eye-catching and cheerful decoration for the home, the Christmas tree, or wherever.
Knitting: Cowl
Snakes and Ladders is a moebius cowl that features ribbed sections, alternating with rope cables that run across the width of the cowl, and an I-Cord bind off at the edges (or, “edge”, as of course, a moebius cowl has only ONE edge!), giving it a firm structure, and a tidy finish.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Perfect Stashbuster! Less than 50g of DK yarn required.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Back in May 2012, I started work on a new sock pattern, the same day that my dear pet rat, Pollux, was put to sleep. I named the pattern in his honour.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Sizes are designed to fit feet that are 8in (small), 9in (Medium) and 10in (Large) in circumference around the ball of the foot.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pollux features two travelling swathes of stitches incorporating a simple but elegant twisted stitch design, which gracefully wrap themselves around the ankle, crossing over each other on the top of the foot, and ending in points at the edges of the foot.
Knitting: Component (stitch, edge) - Other
This pattern is actually a formula for adding a beautiful cable gusset detail to any sock you are working on.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Drakar is a sock of two halves. The name means “dragons” in Swedish, and I chose it because the design reminds me of the markings down a dragon’s tail. The dragonish zigs and zags down the front and the back of the sock separate two very different halves. One half has vertical ribs sweeping down the length of the sock, and the other half has ho...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
For a while, I’ve been dreaming up a sock design that incorporates a detail composed of a series of inter-connected circles.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This sock has a simple but effective cabled design, resulting in a geometric, criss-cross pattern that wraps itself around the leg and the top of the foot.