eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 4 patterns

A Malabrigo Freelance pattern project publication.

eBook : 4 patterns

This ebook contains four of my earlier patterns, not available on Ravelry til now!

eBook : 3 patterns

Mittens are one of my favorite items to knit. They’re small, quick and portable.

eBook : 2 patterns

Included are the Organ Pipe Mitts and Beanie.

eBook : 2 patterns

In case you were wanting both options :)

eBook : 2 patterns

Included are the Ringtail Mitts and Ringtail Hat.

eBook : 5 patterns

Included are both the full color version and a “no backgrounds” version for saving ink if printing.

eBook : 5 patterns

Included are both the full color version and a “no backgrounds” version for saving ink if printing.

eBook : 7 patterns

Both the full e-book and a ‘no backgrounds’ version for saving ink are included.

eBook : 4 patterns

Included are both the full color version and a “no backgrounds” version for saving ink if printing.

eBook : 5 patterns

Included are both the full color version and a “no backgrounds” version for saving ink if printing.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This fun stranded hat was inspired by the green anemones you find in tidepools all up and down the California coast.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This fun cabled hat features a modified stitch pattern (#183) from The World of Chie Kose. The cabling is subtle, with areas that look like holes. It’s named after a class of shelled, mostly marine, protists.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The beautiful stitch pattern plays with negative space to really highlight the feathers. Beads adorn the edge motif.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This romantic crescent shawl has a beautiful, intricate flower stitch pattern that reminds me of the flowers you find on the various Cereus types of cacti.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The fingering weight version modifies the feather pattern of Buteo. It also features a garter stitch top border.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Opuntia features two vintage stitch patterns for the main body and edging for a delicate vintage look.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This lovely stole was the first of the feathered designs I created for this e-book. I love how the beads accent the segments of the feathers.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This simple but elegant lace pattern blends the edging with the main lace repeat, which in turn is blended with the stockinette short row section. The lace pattern is given both written line by line and in chart formats.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl has a variant of the main flower repeat as CEREUS. Beads accent the center of each flower petal. It has a garter stitch main body that blends into the flower repeats.
Knitting: Cowl
The alternating stitch patterns in this fun, quick to knit unisex cowl are meant to evoke the striations of the mineral layers in the hills of the Painted Desert. The Chevron Welt Fantastic biases the fabric to let the other seed stitch layers ripple.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Sizes
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sizes
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sizes
Knitting: Cowl
Tiltawhirl Cowl is a great small project for someone who’s done one or two simple cabled projects and wants to try something with an extra twist (pun intended). The cable itself leans to the left.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
These mitts have a split cuff that can be adorned with short fringe as you desire.
Knitting: Cowl
Sizes
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Like with the Ringtail Hat and Mitts, I wanted to take elements of the original pattern—in this case the Organ Pipe mitts—and make a coordinating, rather than matching, accessory.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
I really wanted to play with texture with these mitts, evoking the ridges and spines of the cactus with the garter stitch ribbing of the green columns.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
This fun, stranded slouch hat features adorable Ringtail Cat motifs and pretty flowers. The foldover brim ensures your ears will stay cozy warm. Purl stitches add texure.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These simple mitts let the gorgeous Sunday Knits yarn take center stage.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This stole just begs you to curl up with it. I love that the yarn, Mopsy, has angora in it; it just seems so fitting for a pattern inspired by a rabbit-like creature!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat continues the theme of snaking, stream-like cables and rock-like stitch patterns.
Knitting: Vest, Sweater - Other
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Cardigan
I wanted to make a tailored, versatile cardigan that you can dress up or down.
Knitting: Cardigan, Sweater - Other
The beautiful turquoise color of the Oasis yarn gave me the name, Bisbee, of this lovely blouse. Bisbee turquoise is renowned for its beauty and color depth.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest, Sweater - Other
This lacy camisole features flattering waist shaping and lace in abundance. Crocheted lace trim and delicate buttons give this a vintage feel.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This fun lace pattern combines small cables and lace for a pretty sock with a very comfortable fit.
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl features lace, beading and a tiny bit of cabling in the top and bottom edging.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This lovely beaded stole, with slightly flared ends, can be worked with just one skein of light fingering weight sock yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
This lovely cowl is offered in three weights, with or without beads. I chose the beading colors on the DK version to evoke the colors of the Pinyon Jay.
Knitting: Cowl
These lovely Art Nouveau dragonflies are sure to bring a smile to your face!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These lovely Art Nouveau dragonflies are sure to bring a smile to your face!
Knitting: Cowl
Note: Pattern now available on Ravelry!
Knitting: Cowl
The center motif, filled with different stitch patterns, represents windows and what you can see through them.
Knitting: Cowl
This luscious cowl is designed to highlight a variety of traditional stitch patterns - it’s the class project for my Twisted Stitches class. By the time you complete this cowl, you’ll have the skills and confidence to tackle more complex projects.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fun fingerless mitts capture the surf vibe of sunny Southern California: waves along the top and bottom borders, surfboards for the body of the mitts, and palm trees on the thumb gussets.
Knitting: Cowl
This lovely cowl is an exploration of Aran Lace -- the technique of integrating lace techniques into cables.
Knitting: Cowl
This lush, cozy cowl features stitch patterns from Annie Maloney’s Aran Lace stitch dictionary, which combine cabling, decereases and yarnovers.
Knitting: Cardigan
When I received the lovely Rios yarn in the Piedras colorway, I knew my original plan (a cabled cardi) wasn’t an option. I needed to find a stitch pattern that would highlight and utilize the gorgeous variegation of the yarn, something that would make the yarn, not the stitch patterns, the star.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
This hat takes advantage of the same stitch pattern as the cardi, alternating between the dot & reverse dot stitch patters to add textured stripes.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These mitts mix a traditional stranded pattern with a Latvian-style lace & braid cuff. Want them unisex? instead of the lace cuff, substitute a ribbed top & bottom cuff.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves, Cuffs
I use this patten in my beaded knitting class.
Knitting: Cowl
This gorgeously soft indulgent cowl was inspired by the geometric motifs and colors present in Middle Eastern architecture.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Living in Southern California, and thus getting few chances to wear full mittens, I wanted to make a fingerless version of my Ravens in Snow mitts.
Knitting: Mittens
Updated version, including mirrored charts, now available on Ravelry!
Knitting: Cowl
If you loved the lace of Zylphia Pilots Her Airship, but either don’t want to tackle an entire sweater or, like me, you just want to play with the lace patterns some more, this cowl is for you!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Using just one skein of SHELTER, shown in the Faded Quilt Colorway, these mitts will be a go-to project when you need something quick yet still special.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Malaga Cove on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is a gorgeous spot for beach diving and snorkeling. Kelp forests are home to Garibaldi and other fish. The ocean floor varies between rock reefs and swathes sand. You can see leopard sharks, horn sharks, and more. Go on a day with a southerly or no swell for the best visibility.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
NOTE: PLC & PRC are 1/1 LC & 1/1 RC worked on the WS.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
Ocotillo, Fouquieria splendens, is a common plant found in desert communities (specifically creosote scrub). It has upright spiny branches that leaf out only after a rain. It can be planted to serve as a natural (albeit thorny) fence.
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
Quercus is the genus for oak trees. California has 2 main types of oaks: Scrub Oaks and Coast Live Oaks. Oaks form the backbone of many of our California ecosystems, providing food and habitat to a large variety of species.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
“Josephine” is an elegant beaded fingerless mitten with Art Deco-inspired motifs, named after Josephine Baker, the legendary nightclub performer.
Knitting: Vest
I love twisted stitches and cables and am always looking for ways to incorporate them into my patterns. Tarte Tatin features a twisted stitch center panel reminiscent of an argyle pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
ERRATA from SG versions: Place the back shaping markers the same as for the front.
Knitting: Vest
This cozy vest incorporates a center panel using Annie Maloney’s Aran Lace techniques (stitch pattern number 87, with moss stitch (which I used on the sides) instead of double moss stitch), gentle waist shaping, and a flattering scoop neck. This vest is perfect to wear apple picking, wine tasting, or beach combing during crisp fall days or eveni...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Kelpies are mythical water horses that, in the guise of gorgeous horses, lure unwary travelers onto their
Knitting: Mittens
I love the rhythm and order of Bavarian twisted stitches. Patterns that appear complex develop quite logically, and lend themselves quite well to pattern memorization once established. This mitten offers a small variety of stitch patterns to try, perfect for learning this technique.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This elegant design started as an exercise in using travelling stitches as a way to divide the mitten into its different sections.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless mittens beautifully showcase the squishiness of the Targhee fiber from SweetGrass Wool.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Cozy fingerless mittens with a unique layered look and multiple options!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
I’m always looking for patterns that look elaborate but will knit up quickly for holiday gifts. De‑Lovely is just that: a combination of lacy whimsy and fun twisted, traveling stitches
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Soft, pretty and cozy, these mittens include simple lace, picot hems, traveling stitches, and wrapped stitches.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These cozy cuff-down, worsted weight socks were inspired by a gorgeous hike up the Klahhane Switchbacks in Olympic National Park.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern Notes