Stacey Simpson Duke

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eBook : 3 patterns

Just in time for last-minute holiday knitting, a sweet pair of fingerless mitts and a deliciously slouchy hat. In both designs, squishy, nubby seed stitch pairs with an offset cable panel for a fun look.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Knee-highs, Mid-calf Socks
Crackerjack is a conceptual knitting design for baseball fans (it can work for hockey or basketball fans, too!). Knit your team’s season into a pair of socks to wear for the postseason. Using your team’s colors, with whatever yarn and needles you prefer, you will make yourself a color-coded key, take calculations, and use this worksheet to help...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These cozy, scrunchable mitts are made with no thumbhole, making them fast to knit and easy to wear. Push them down around your wrists, pull them up over your fingers, or wear them somewhere in between. The baby cable gives a sweet bit of detail with minimal fuss - no cable needle is required. Originally designed for handspun, the pattern would...
Knitting: Cowl
A conceptual knitting design for baseball fans. (It can work for other sports, too!)
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Named for a beautiful spot for viewing Lake Superior, these mitts can be pulled up over your hands to keep out the chill or pushed up so that they simply peek out of your sleeves. They knit up fast out of fat yarn on big needles, and they make a great first cable project. Whip up a pair tonight for a holiday gift or a treat for yourself; tomorr...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Mackinac (pronounced “Mackinaw”) Island, one of the many treasures of Michigan, is a National Historic Landmark, and a beautiful and popular destination for summer travel. Known for its history, its fudge, its architecture, and its ban on almost all motor vehicles, the vast majority of the island is a natural preserve. One of the many attractio...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Named for the oldest neighborhood in Detroit – Corktown, home to Slow’s Bar B Q, urban farms, the historic (and abandoned) Michigan Central Station, and, formerly, Tiger Stadium. Founded by Irish immigrants after the potato famine, Corktown is considered by many to be one of the most up-and-coming neighborhoods in the country, a charming commun...
Knitting: Socks - Other
Cut & Paste socks are fully customizable to suit your yarn, your needles, and your gauge. You take all your own calculations, plug them in, and start knitting. This pattern is designed so that you don’t have to measure your yarn into two skeins or balls for socks – you simply use whatever amount of yarn you have, until you run out, and then...
Knitting: Cowl
This light, lacy cowl is perfect for early spring, when you want something that looks a little delicate but still delivers the warmth and coziness you crave. This is a laceweight version of my bulked-up “Sweetgum” cowl, and can be worn long and loose or wrapped double for extra warmth. Made to showcase hand-dyed, handspun yarn (and using only 2...
Knitting: Cowl
A quick, cozy cowl with nubby seed stitch and an offset cable. Taking only half a skein of delicious Stonehedge Shepherd’s Wool, make yourself a Valentine’s gift - and then make another for a friend!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Just in time for last-minute holiday knitting, a sweet pair of fingerless mitts. Squishy, nubby seed stitch on the inside, an offset cable panel on the outside, this mitt was shamelessly copied from the mitts worn by Emmy Rossum as Fiona Gallagher in the Showtime® series Shameless.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Just in time for last-minute holiday knitting, a slouchy, textured hat to coordinate with the Shameless Mitts. With a diamond cable panel on one side, surrounded by panels of nubby seed stitch, this hat knits up quickly for the holidays. The pattern is easily adapted to a snuggly, slouchy cowl; optional cowl modifications are included in the pa...
Knitting: Cowl
Looking for a high-impact low-investment gift? This squishy fat-cabled cowl is the ultimate in quick little knits. Worked up in less than a skein of Malabrigo Chunky, it is a perfect first cable project. Whip out several for Christmas gifts and still have time to put your feet up and sip a cup of hot cocoa.
Knitting: Cowl
Named for the sweetgum tree (liquidambar styraciflua) a deciduous tree native to the southeastern United States, whose leaves turns spectacular shades of yellow, red, smoky purple, and brown in the fall.