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eBook : 4 patterns

The Pollination Collection is a Malabrigo ebook of four patterns.

eBook : 12 patterns

What is Socks For All Seasons?

eBook : 6 patterns

Stumptown Knits: An accessories collection designed to honor the place you live and the place you love. For me, it’s inspired by Portland, OR. What will it be for you?

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The mystery is over… the pattern is complete!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is the Tour de Sock Stage 3 pattern. It is also available to everyone now!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
You change size in this pattern by changing yarn size and needle size (the information above is for size small). Here is the full yardage/needle size information for all sizes:
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern was originally published as the May 2013 pattern in the Twisted Sock Club.
Knitting: Bonnet
Before the development of the railroad, people relied on covered wagons like the Conestoga to travel the Appalachian Valley. The Conestoga Bonnet revives old time carriage dress into the modern era.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Honey Orchard is a made-up place with dancing lambs and bees with no stingers. The sunlight tastes sweet and always comes paired with a gentle breeze. This asymmetrical shawl pattern is inspired by a dreamy little fictitious place like Honey Orchard.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Cuffs
On the banks of Plum Creek, “She heard pa shouting, ‘Jiminy crickets! It’s raining fish-hooks and hammer handles!’” (Laura Ingalls Wilder) Plum Creek is a place where country gals ride horses and picnic in the grass. It is the inspiration for a set of armwarmers that integrate delicate lace onto a sturdy structure. These mitts ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Every tree has a secret inner life. You can guess the age by the height but the real data is locked within the core -- growth rings. Tree Ring Socks show your knitting growth on the outside. This project is an easy way to use two colors in your knitting without having to carry more than one strand at a time
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Beanie, Toque
Hat and mitt set - available now exclusively as a kit from Black Trillium
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern was originally released as a part of Twisted’s Shawlette Club in November, 2012. It will be available to non-club members on February 1, 2013.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern was originally released as a mystery knit-along and is now available as a complete pattern.
Knitting: Cowl
Camptown Races is a three-color cowl with two different striping options. It’s worked in the round as a tube. There are loops of yarn looping in rounds around a large loop… like a racetrack. I found myself singing along all de doo-da day to this classic tune by Stephen Foster:
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
From humble storefront beginnings in 1971, Powell’s Books has grown into one of the world’s great bookstores, with five locations in the Portland metropolitan area. This shawlette pattern pays tribute to the “world’s biggest bookstore” with textures resembling stacks and aisles. It’s the perfect project to wear on your next book brow...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Pix Patisserie is a beloved little spot to enjoy hot tea and sweet treats. I like to gather here with friends and knit, play cards, and indulge. I designed these mitts to wear while enjoying a fleur de sel macaron, thick hot chocolate, and good company at Pix in Portland. Join me, won’t you?
Knitting: Mittens
In the Sound of Music, Julie Andrews waxed poetic about bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens to children afraid of a passing storm. By singing about her favorite things, she was able to transform fear into laughter. These mittens are inspired by her joyful alchemy. The design is simple enough with angular cables motif on each mitt, but ...
Knitting: Cowl
An Oregon institution since 1863, Pendleton Woolen Mills sets THE standard for fine wool blankets and clothing. This cowl is a tribute to the designs and patterns found in classic Pendleton blankets. Make it traditional and knit it in vintage- inspired colors, or make it modern with a contemporary palette. The Pendleton style is timeless!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Laurelhurst Park is a beautiful patch of nature in the center of a busy neighborhood in Southeast Portland. It’s been named “the most beautiful park” on the west coast by the Pacific Coast Parks Association and was the first park to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Brimmed Hat, Hats - Other
Mt. Hood is the tallest mountain in Oregon and can be seen from almost any location in Portland. On the southern flank sits Timberline Lodge, built in the 1930’s as part of the WPA. The exterior was made famous as the Overlook Hotel, where all work and no play made Jack lose his mind in the Shining. Most people, however, associate the lodge with...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
The Willamette river is a vital, multi-functioning tributary of the Columbia, rich with life, commerce, and recreation. It runs like an artery up the middle of Portland, crossed often by distinctive bridges and the occasional beaver. The linen stitch and herringbone stitch in the Willamette scarf mimic the ripples, waves and stones of the water.
Knitting: Cowl
In J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, mithril is a very rare, strong but lightweight metal. The wizard Gandalf appraises Bilbo’s fine mithril coat (later inherited by Frodo) as “greater than the value of the whole Shire and everything in it.”
Knitting: Cowl, Cuffs
1 ball project!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Lantern Festival is celebrated on the last day of Chinese New Year. Traditionally, thousands of colorful lanterns are hung or paraded around during the full moon at the beginning of a new year. At this time, people try to solve puzzles written on lanterns, eat yuanxiao (元宵) (glutinous rice ball) and enjoy a family reunion. Knit your own
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Free mystery sock pattern! Each week I will release a new part of the pattern. By the end of January you will have the whole deal :-)
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Having recently read “The Hobbit” I was intrigued by life in the Shire and the luxuries hobbits afford themselves on a daily basis. They love cake! These socks are meant as a celebration to honor the January 3rd, 1892 birth of J. R. R. Tolkien, creator of all things Hobbit. There is a bonus crossword puzzle at the end of this pattern to commemor...
Knitting: Knee-highs
Comedian Redd Foxx is an unlikely inspiration for for a pair of knee socks, sure. In his autobiography Malcom X called Foxx “Chicago Red, the funniest dishwasher on this earth.” He was one of the first black comics to play Vegas. And when things in my own life get tough, I can hear him saying “I’m coming Elizabeth!” Which was his cha...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a holiday to be spent gathered with family and friends to remember loved ones who have died. The celebration occurs on November 2 in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints’ Day (November 1) and All Souls’ Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the holiday include building alta...
Knitting: Slippers, Mid-calf Socks
It was a dark and stormy night. The teapot whistled and a fire was lit. She reached into the top drawer and slipped on the coziest pair among the bunch…
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks pay tribute to the time of harvest, the culmination of a thousand tiny miracles that embody the growing season. Earthworms work the soil at your feet, restoring the biological dross of previous years to the promise of new life. A leafy stalk, heavy with fruit, bursts from the gusset on top of your foot; there to dry in the waning sum...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Summer, picnics, aguas frescas, piñatas and calcetines calientes! This top-down sock pattern is full of texture, especially created to showcase bright, variegated yarns.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These cuff-down socks have all that the Tour de France promises and more: cobblestones, winding roads, and a mountain peak inspired by the Alpe-d-Huez (The most famous climb in the world of cycling).
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Even though father’s day has only been an official holiday in America since Richard Nixon made it so in 1972, there is no shortage of silly junk marketed as appropriate gifts for pop. Making your dad hand-knit socks lets him know he’s worth the time, effort and yarn invested. It says you care enough about him to not get him a tie with a golf tee ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Instead of buying your mom flowers this year, why not knit her some instead? This project is dedicated to the founder of Mother’s Day in America. The Anna Jarvis Socks resemble a basket of flowers but last a lot longer. These are socks you can’t buy at a big box store. By making things by hand, we are able to live richer, more thoughtful lives.
Knitting: Ankle Sock, Mid-calf Socks, Socks - Other
These socks are both really simple and really unusual. The prank here is that a simple pair of socks emerge in the strangest fashion. Because the pair is knit all at once, there will be no second sock syndrome… And if you can’t bear cutting the socks open, you can always wear your creation as a cowl!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Cuffs
Red Velvet Cupcakes are sleeves inspired by something Holly Golightly might wear in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. They were created to bring some feminine elegance to any occasion.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The Ides of March was once a festive day dedicated to the Roman god Mars. In modern times, the term Ides of March is best known as the date that Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 B.C. This sock design was inspired by ancient Roman tile. Just go ahead and jump in - there is nothing to beware of here!
Knitting: Cowl
February Installment of Twisted’s Single Skein Club 2010!
Knitting: Cuffs
This pattern includes instructions for both Opal Creek Cowl AND Mitts, plus comes with a bonus crossword puzzle!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Once upon a time a farming girl from Kansas named Dorothy found herself wearing a magical pair of shoes. Their secret remained hidden for quite some time while Dorothy skipped along the yellow brick road having adventures with her ragtag friends. Please don’t stay home wearing these lacy, beaded socks. Have a night out in the Emerald City and pa...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
NOTE: This pattern includes a BONUS Mystery/knitting themed crossword puzzle!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The Emerald City beckons with these arm-warmers inspired by the stylized buildings of OZ. Gothic Lace starts on cuff and flows into twisted lacy cables, ending on the hand with a motif that echoes the silhouette of the Emerald City. Wear these when you need a dose of the magic of OZ.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Follow the yellow brick road in these hand-knit socks inspired by the winding path Dorothy and friends take to reach the Emerald City. A swirling stone motif starts on the top of the foot and spirals around the leg. Wear these when you take the first step on your next journey, to help you find your way.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“These fetching top-down socks feature an inventive cable design. This project uses cables that are elongated and stacked in a spiraling, angular design. The left and right sock mirror each other for added interest.”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
While daydreaming of a world over the rainbow, a farming girl from Kansas would have to also be practical. She would need a light shawl to wear while walking her dog to the mercantile. This project was inspired by something a young Dorothy Gale might sport to coordinate with her gingham dress and hand basket.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Backstory: Some people live in towns that expect two feet of snow. These towns have snow plows and salt and intrepid spirits that function despite the challenges.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This project was inspired by something a young Laura Ingalls Wilder might sport in anticipation of spring… Peaks and valleys (or knots and eyelets) make up this pretty and practical shawlette using only 350 yards of fingering weight yarn. Because this project is worked side to side, it is a great way to jump into lace knitting without the ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This project is intended to get you off the computer and into some knitting, but you’ll need to follow a crooked path to make your escape.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This project was inspired by the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and all of the action that happened in the Water Cube. Each sock has a wavy lace motif and a strong center seam like a swimmer wiggling through the pool. The cuff is worked with a picot edge for an added splash, and the sides alternate between ribbing and reverse-stockinette for a cub...
Knitting: Ankle Sock, Mid-calf Socks
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? On these socks, a pretty tulip grows out of the grassy heel and blooms just above the ankle. Another blossom emerges on top of a long stem originating at the toe.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Chevron lace and drunken cable socks - perfect for showing off your mad knitting skills!
Knitting: Knee-highs
The tall sock pattern has finally arrived - perfect for knee length skirts, under jeans on a cold day, pajama parties, and for letting someone know you really really really care about them.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth, Towel
From the DIYNetwork.com’s Knitty Gritty pattern Description:
Knitting: Cuffs, Bracelet
Here is a fun summer knitting project that you can make in less than an hour and wear out tonight! They use very little yarn so it’s also great for using up scraps. These Mason Dixon Knitting inspired banded cuffs are knit out of worsted-weight cotton and can be layered or worn alone. The pattern is simple enough but I wrote it down for yo...