Alegria DaSilva

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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Compass Rose is a slouchy feminine beanie worked bottom up, and features an interesting and surprisingly easy twisted stitch. The ribbed band is knitted flat and seamed invisibly; then stitches are picked up to form the body. The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and works up quickly. The crown is shaped using rapid symmetrical decreases.
Knitting: Headband
I had an idea for a hat design that featured a ribbed band that was knitted flat and seamed closed. I was worried about the half-stitch jog that occurs when you seam two pieces of knitting that grow in opposite directions.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I knew that there is no preparation for parenthood. I expected an adjustment; I experienced a transformation. My little snowflake turned out to be an avalanche.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sea Star is worked bottom up. Stretchy one by one stockinette forms the band, sea grass stitch adds texture to the body and a delicate five pointed star is formed by the crown decreases.
Knitting: Vest
The District is laid out in a grid. The Capitol building is where all numbers begin, where the main streets that divide the District into quadrants intersect. In math, this point is called the origin.
Knitting: Booties
Knitting: Cowl
Devils Garden is a lacy kerchief-style cowl knit seamlessly in the round. It features a twisted diamond lace section on a simple background of stockinette. This pattern is suitable for adventurous beginner lace knitters; the lace is both written out and charted.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl, Shawl / Wrap
Angels Landing is a lacy feminine lightweight wrap. Waves of wandering eyelets frame delicate columns of mock cable. This pattern is suitable for adventurous beginner lace knitters. One size: finished wrap measures 45 by 12 inches.
Knitting: Blocks
Stack up the periodic table with these squishy toy blocks! Each block face features the atomic number and symbol of a different element. The pattern includes instructions for plain blocks and color charts for the elements Hydrogen (1) through Neodymium (60). The color on these blocks was worked in duplicate stitch for texture; however, the patte...
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Rosazura is an asymmetrical art deco cloche worked in a light worsted weight yarn. It features garter stitch bands radiating from a framed staghorn cable. Rosazura was created using Berroco Lustra, which provides a subtle sheen and excellent stitch definition. Basic knowledge of cabling and short-row shaping is required. Ravelry recently feature...
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Vest
Sequoia is a cozy shawl collar vest in a heavy worsted yarn. It features a ribbed hem, a large fishing net cable panel, gentle waist shaping and a ribbed shawl collar. Sequoia is worked bottom-up in one piece; the collar is worked perpendicular to the body at the end. Sequoia requires basic cable knowledge and minimal seaming.
Knitting: Cowl
Errata: Gauge should read 21 stitches x 24 rows = 4”x4”