Susanna Winter

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eBook : 2 patterns

A set of two matching fingering-weight accessories inspired by the silver needles of a blue spruce, designed for Kässäkerho Pom Pom Donegal Sock.

eBook : 2 patterns

The Frysa Duo is a set of two wintry colorwork accessories inspired by cold Northern winters, dark nights, and the ethereal glow of the Northern lights. Frysa is Swedish for ‘to freeze’… but I hope you won’t freeze in these warm accessories!

eBook : 4 patterns

Hibernia was the name given by the ancient Romans to the island of Ireland, the land of winter. The Hibernia Quartet is a set of four DK-weight accessories rife with cables and ancient lore. The focal point of each of the patterns is an interlocking cable with a moss stitch center.

eBook : 2 patterns

Solstice Duo is a set of two colorwork accessories inspired by the winter solstice.

eBook : 3 patterns

A set of three matching accessories for Tukuwool Fingering and Tukuwool Sock. All patterns are written with both metric and US terminology. Both written and charted instructions are given for the lace patterns.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ardisia is a right-angle triangle shawl inspired by the marlberry plant that carries vibrant droplet-like berries. Worked in a rustic sport-weight yarn, the shawl features two distinct stitch patterns: a twining rib that looks like cables (but isn’t!) and scattered droplets made with dip stitches.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
The Comeback Cardigan is a return to my first love in knitting: epic cables.
Knitting: Pullover
Golden Assam is the pullover version of my Matcha Latte cardigan pattern. This fingering-weight sweater is worked from the top down in a hybrid round yoke and raglan construction.
Knitting: Mittens
Vertigo are a pair of stranded colorwork mittens inspired by the 1958 psychological thriller that portrays a character’s descent into madness… or is it all just a deceitfully schemed plot?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Spice Road is a three-color shawl in soothing garter stitch and an engaging textured slip-stitch pattern — and not a single purl stitch! This shawl was designed for a three-color fade going from light to dark or from subtle to saturated.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This feisty three-color shawl was inspired by the pitaya or dragon fruit. I was fascinated by the contrast of the black-and-white texture of the fruit itself against the vibrant, pink rind. How can something like this occur naturally?
Knitting: Cardigan
Matcha Latte is a fingering-weight cardigan with a fern-like lace motif on the yoke. The semi-cropped length makes it perfect for wearing with a skirt or over a dress.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Evighet are a pair of fingering-weight toe-up socks with a delicate and timeless stitch pattern that resembles long-forgotten pressed flowers I found between the pages of an old diary. Although faded and wilted, seeing the flowers transported me back in time to the very day I picked them.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lady of Light is a subtle shawl with quiet, understated beauty. This elegant triangle shawl is named after Galadriel, the queen of the elves.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Trick of the Light is a play on bright and dark, light and shadow, contrasts and opposites.
Knitting: Pullover
Ikirouta is an updated take on the classic cabled ski jumper. This top-down raglan sweater features wide cable panels on both the front and back pieces. A cozy, high turtleneck keeps you warm even in the coldest winter breezes.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
They say there are over 200 words for snow in the Finnish language. ‘Nuoska’ means packing snow, a type of sticky snow perfect for making snowmen.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Grand Fir is a triangle-shaped shawl made with mindless garter stitch, accented with narrow stripes, and finished with a contrasting lace border and a decorative bobble bind-off. The shallow triangle shape creates a shawl that is wide rather than deep, making Grand Fir a wonderfully warm winter companion to wrap yourself in — once, twice, thrice!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hibernia was the name given by the ancient Romans to the island of Ireland, the land of winter. The Hibernia Quartet is a set of four DK-weight accessories rife with cables and ancient lore. The focal point of each of the patterns is an interlocking cable with a moss stitch center.
Knitting: Headband
Hibernia was the name given by the ancient Romans to the island of Ireland, the land of winter. The Hibernia Quartet is a set of four DK-weight accessories rife with cables and ancient lore. The focal point of each of the patterns is an interlocking cable with a moss stitch center.
Knitting: Mittens
Hibernia was the name given by the ancient Romans to the island of Ireland, the land of winter. The Hibernia Quartet is a set of four DK-weight accessories rife with cables and ancient lore. The focal point of each of the patterns is an interlocking cable with a moss stitch center.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Hibernia was the name given by the ancient Romans to the island of Ireland, the land of winter. The Hibernia Quartet is a set of four DK-weight accessories rife with cables and ancient lore. The focal point of each of the patterns is an interlocking cable with a moss stitch center.
Knitting: Dress
My love affair with garter stitch and tweed continues with Tweed Is Still the New Black.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Frysa is a set of two wintry colorwork accessories inspired by cold Northern winters, dark nights, and the ethereal glow of the Northern lights. Frysa is Swedish for ’to freeze’… but I hope you won’t freeze in these warm accessories!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Frysa is a set of two wintry colorwork accessories inspired by cold Northern winters, dark nights, and the ethereal glow of the Northern lights. Frysa is Swedish for ’to freeze’… but I hope you won’t freeze in these warm accessories!
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Zingiber is a cozy top-down cardigan with raglan sleeves, striking cable details, cabled patch pockets, and a hood. This design was named after the Zingiber genus, the Latin name for a family of many warming plants like ginger, turmeric, and cardamom.
Knitting: Mittens
Dracula’s Lair are a pair of stranded colorwork mittens inspired by the classic 1931 black-and-white horror movie Dracula starring Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula himself.
Knitting: Pullover
Get cozy with a warm sweater with some nifty details, perfect for layering over a collared button-up shirt… or just lounging on the sofa.
Knitting: Cowl
Lavender Lullaby is a delectable little cowl with a simple but effective stitch pattern that looks equally good in variegated as well as solid yarns. This one-skein wonder is perfect for showcasing that special hand-dyed skein of sport weight in your stash. Cleverly placed decreases and increases mimic the look of cables — without the need to d...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bronze Age is an asymmetrical triangle shawl worked in fingering-weight singles. This top-down shawl gradually shifts from stockinette to simple eyelets to increasingly elaborate lace patterns. Dig through the layers of time — what riches will you find?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Milky Oolong is a top-down crescent-shaped shawl with a subtle halo and delicate lace sections.
Knitting: Cardigan
Maypop Hoodie is a loose and flowy hooded cardigan with a lace detail running down the spine. Wear it buttoned up or, for a casual robe-like look, with an i-cord belt tied around the waist.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Ensign Sylvia Tilly with her bubbly personality and frizzy red curls is fan-favorite of the USS Discovery crew. With a brilliant engineering mind, sharp wit, and a propensity to chatter when she gets nervous, Tilly is much more capable than she gives herself credit for. These socks were designed in her honor.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Spring It On! is a joyous asymmetrical triangle shawl that plays with colors, textures, and stitch patterns. Pick three colors that go well together and have a good amount of contrast between them.
Knitting: Cowl
This is an accessory you can’t wear backwards! Palindrome Cowl is an infinity cowl with no beginning and no end. Worked in buttery aran-weight merino this cowl is the perfect quick-to-knit project you can finish in a weekend. Massive color blocks and two-row stripes make it a versatile, unisex accessory. Change the look by choosing three colors...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The second season of Sock Trek: Discovery starts with Stamets.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Get your bling on! Add a bit of pizazz to your accessory collection with a beaded shawl worked in luscious merino singles.
Knitting: Pullover
Hygge Days are here! Get cozy with this quick knit worked in a kitten-soft and feather-light yarn.
Knitting: Pullover
This understated top-down sweater celebrates knitter’s simple pleasures: garter stitch and tweed.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aurora borealis, northern lights, polar lights…
Knitting: Pullover
Honung is a cozy pullover with a voluminous cowl neck to keep you warm in the fall breeze.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Chamomile Dreams is a bright and happy shawl worked in two colors of luscious merino singles. The shawl features stockinette and simple, flowery lace. But don’t drift into dreamland just yet because there’s a little trick to this lace: it’s worked on both sides of the shawl.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Are you pedantic about matching the stripes on your socks? Now’s your chance to let loose!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Brew a cup and sit down for a quiet moment for yourself.
Knitting: Cardigan
Mirkwood Cardigan is a cute layering piece for the summer. The shorter length is perfect for wearing over a dress or with a skirt. Leaf lace details on the yoke and pockets give this modest cardigan that little extra something, making it interesting to work on, yet sophisticated to wear in any garden party or summer wedding.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Soft River is a lightweight, reversible shawl that is as soothing to knit as it is to wear. Made with calming stockinette and simple garter stitch cables, this is a lovely spring accessory. Knit the shawl in a lightweight yarn and luxurious fiber composition for the perfect drape.
Knitting: Cardigan
The little cardigan that goes with everything, perfect for any occasion. Add some interest to this wardrobe essential with a color popping yoke detail.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Jazz up a pair of basic ribbed socks with a cute lace panel.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks were inspired by the main character in Star Trek: Discovery, Michael Burnham. Born of human parents, raised as a Vulcan, trained as a xenoanthropologist, and now serving on the USS Discovery as a science specialist. Is she a traitor or a hero? Burnham has certainly had a life — and career — full of twists and turns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Zusammen is a two-color shawl with an asymmetrical triangle shape. The shawl is knitted in fingering-weight yarn and features garter stitch, short rows, stripes, and lace… all the things you love! Pick two skeins of different colors and let them blend together. Use colors with a strong contrast to create a striking, graphic look, or two complem...
Knitting: Cardigan
When the temperature drops to sub-zero, wrap yourself in the warmest of garments: a long hooded cardigan. Dilaila’s Hoodie is named after one of the sheep the wool came from.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Soft Spots feature a simple and graphic colorwork design: polka dots. These toe-up socks are designed to have a colorwork pattern with short floats that do not need to be caught.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Starvine Mitts are a pair of fingerless mitts that feature a delicate vine motif in colorwork. The colorwork is easy to knit as it doesn’t have long floats but the colorwork chart requires a fair bit of concentration.
Knitting: Cowl
Pile up your yummiest leftovers and just let go…
Knitting: Slippers
Cozy up by the fireplace in a pair of comfy slippers on the longest night of the year.
Knitting: Mittens
Shortest Day are a pair of colorwork mittens inspired by a magical time of the year: the winter solstice. Little details make these colorwork mittens an enjoyable knit. All the colorwork patterns used are easy to memorize and have short floats that do not need to be caught. At most two colors are used per row, and there are non-colorwork rest r...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
in the weeds
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shawlands was inspired by my love of black tea, and is named after a tea variety from the Shawlands Estate in Ceylon. It is hearty, robust, comforting, and warming — like snuggling inside on a chilly autumn’s day with a cup of tea and a good book.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Tears in Rain is a feather-light shawl inspired by raindrops glittering on spider webs after the rain. Worked in two contrasting textures — a sparkly single-ply and a fluffy mohair blend — this shawl is engaging to knit and the perfect layering piece to wear from cool summer nights to dreary fall days.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Darkening fall evenings, the rain tapping against the windows… Settle in on the couch with a Netflix marathon and the perfect TV knitting: a simple stockinette and garter stitch shawl.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Emmer Wheat Socks are worked from the toe-up in a softly undulating stitch pattern that brings to mind sheaves of wheat at harvest time. The lace and cables pattern is foot hugging, giving a snug fit. Knit the socks in a solid or semi-solid color and let the lace pattern shine!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sign of the Sun was inspired by Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist, a novel of love, marriage, and betrayal in the 17th-century Amsterdam. This shawl is soft and romantic — but the design is modernized with the addition of a bright color and crisp textures.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Interleaved socks were inspired by the lush foliage at the height of summer when everything in nature is at its fullest. The socks feature an easily memorizable lace-and-cable pattern of intertwining leaves, rising from the ground up.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Echo Azure is a study on the interplay between variegated and solid yarns. Named after a butterfly with frosty, iridescent wings, the shawl is made of garter stitch, stripes, and shell stitches formed with knit-below stitches.
Knitting: Pullover
Torran is a top-down cabled sweater inspired by stormy seas and rolling waves. It features a wide neckline and softly emerging and disappearing cable panels at the mid-front and sides.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Scientists predict that a new star will be born near the Cygnus constellation… in 2022. This shawl is my celebration of the highly anticipated celestial event.
Knitting: Cardigan
Brontide is a top-down cabled cardigan inspired by earthquakes and seismic events. Dramatic cables emerge from reverse stockinette and — like shifting tectonic plates — move back and forth covering the circular yoke, revealing deep chasms. Smaller cables flow seamlessly down the front edges.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Printempo is an ode to my favorite season, spring. Like the first shoots of spring, tiny leaflets growing on narrow tendrils arise from the toe up the leg. In between, lattices of twisted stitches twine around each other, reaching up for the growing light.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Two contrasting colors and strings of flowers…
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Wild Sage Hat is the final installment in a set of three matching accessories. Designed to complement the fingerless mitts and socks in the set, the hat features alternating sections of lace and garter stitch. The pattern also includes instructions for making a full-lace version of the hat. The cushy garter-stitch brim will keep your ears cozy ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Evergrey Socks were designed to match Evergrey Mitts. The beautiful twisted-stitches-and-lace stitch pattern reminded me of a forest floor covered in fallen needles. The lace pattern looks intricate but is quite intuitive to execute.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Seeing these three colors together reminded me immediately of highlighter pens. These pops of color will surely make your hat stand out in the crowd!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Wild Sage Socks were designed to match Wild Sage Mitts. Worked in heavier-weight sock yarn in an easily memorizable lace pattern, this pair of socks knits up very fast. You can also knit the socks in fingering-weight yarn using the larger size instructions.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Inspiration for the Evergrey Mitts came from the silver needles of a blue spruce (Picea pungens). The cuffs are worked using a lace-and-twisted-stitch rib that reminded me of a forest floor covered with fallen needles. The back of the hand is adorned with a cabled spruce motif encased in a medallion of twisted stitches.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Soothing garter stitch, stripes, and a striking contrast color border. Even better, a shawl that can be knitted with absolutely no purl stitches.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Wild Sage Mitts are inspired by the wild sage plant (Salvia verbenaca) the flowers of which range from soft purple to violet and sprawl out on tall stems.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Swing Revival is a two-color crescent-shaped shawl. Alternating wedges of stockinette and garter stitch swing from side to side, creating two halves with very distinct looks. The shawl is worked top-down and finished with a simple lace border accented with garter stitch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lempi is a three-color shawl made up of squishy garter stitch, stripes, and mesh lace. Worked in DK-weight yarn it is quick to knit and the perfect thing to wrap yourself in when temperatures plummet!
Knitting: Cowl, Headband
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Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
My So Called Mitts are designed to showcase variegated and multicolor yarns with a fun, textured stitch pattern, the Herringbone Stitch.
Knitting: Mittens
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