Tamara Moots

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
The October Cowl is perfect for the cooler days of fall with a simple lace of knits, yarn overs and decreases in a worsted weight yarn. This shorter, more fitted cowl uses the same lace as my April Cowl and was the idea of one of the April Cowl test knitters. I loved the idea so much that I’m releasing the October Cowl as a BOGO with the April ...
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Tee
Sweet Clover is a simple top down raglan with a square neck and an optional lace panel on the body. Linen Stitch finishing on the neck, sleeves and body. A-line shaping with positive ease for a relaxed fit. Written in 7 sizes. Optional lace is charted and written. Sample knit in Cascade Ultra Pima Fine color 3826 Golden Rod.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The bottom lace panel of the Nebula Shawl uses simple increases and decreases to draw groups of stitches into soft, undulating curves to evoke the wild beauty of the dense clouds of gas and dust in interstellar space that form into nebulae in our night sky. The main body of the Nebula Shawl is a triangle worked from the top down in stockinette ...
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Pullover
Ariana is a simple top-down seamless raglan with mock cable edging on the body, sleeves and neck. Ariana also features subtle waist and hip shaping for flattering fit and a split hem. Written in 7 sizes. No cables or cable needle! Sample knit in Berroco Vintage color 5109, Storm.
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Judy is a quick and easy ponytail hat that ends with a simple peek-a-boo opening. One size fits most – this exact hat was snatched off the needles by ladies of many different ages and sizes almost as fast as I could knit them over the holidays. It fit a little slouchy on Corrine, just right on Amanda and Kaylene, a little loose on Tessie, a lit...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Aurora Hat uses simple knits, purls and basic cables to evoke the lovely glimmers and twists of dawn’s first light in the dark. The three sizes use the same number of cast on stitches and follow the same directions – the only difference is the gauge of the yarn used and the number of beginning ribbing rows completed!
Knitting: Scarf
The Grand Canyon Scarf uses simple knits, purls, decreases and increases to evoke the beautiful geology of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River that runs through it. No cables or cable needles! The Grand Canyon Scarf is part of my Arizona Collection along with the Sedona Cowl and Rock Art Shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Rock Art Shawl uses simple knits, purls and basic cables to evoke the rock art or petroglyphs found in historical sites throughout Arizona. The main body of the Rock Art Shawl is a triangle worked from the top down in stockinette stitch with simple yarn over increases, garter tab cast-on, garter stitch edging and finished with cable panels....
Knitting: Pullover
Sally is a simple top-down seamless raglan with a center front braid and gentle v-neck. Waist and hip shaping for flattering fit. Written in 7 sizes. Cable charted and written. Sample knit in Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted color 171, Fresh Moss.
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Cape, Poncho
The Mistborn Poncho combines cabled panels and round yoke increases with a relaxed generous fit to add warm layering for any outfit. The Mistborn Poncho is worked top-down. Pattern includes larger cable panels on each of the back and front and smaller complementary cables along the length of each of the sleeve sections. I-cord edging on the nec...
Knitting: Cape, Poncho
Brigit is a seamless top-down capelet with a round yoke and long, long cables for simple cozy elegance. Brigit is a quick, easy knit. Written in 4 sizes. Pattern includes tips to adjust your fit! Cables written and charted.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Cape, Poncho
Valette combines a simple top-down seamless poncho with a bottom ruffle. Valette is warm, cozy and fun to wear. Written in 4 sizes. Pattern includes tips to adjust your fit!
Knitting: Hats - Other
The Naomi Hat combines slouchy style with big cables and seed stitch panels for a fun knit. Pattern is easily memorized with clear formatting for a project that is simple to work with a polished finished look.
Knitting: Earflap Hat, Stocking
The Snow Day Hat combines all-over seed stitch with earflaps, tassels and a pompom for extra warmth and “style”. Perfect for an elusive snow day or a fun day hanging out with friends.
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Pullover
Azura combines a center front cable with matching textured panels on the body and sleeve edging for casual elegance. Perfect for chilly fall evenings, coffee on the outdoor patio and crisp morning walks. Azura is worked top down with a center front cable panel and simple stockinette on the rest of the body. Written in 7 sizes. Includes waist an...
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The College Avenue Hat is designed with basic knits and purls. Simple to work with a fun finished feel. The three different sizes follow the same directions - the only differences are the yarn used and the number of stitches!
Knitting: Tee
Lily is a simple top down raglan with a scoop neck and lace at the bottom of the sleeves and body. Tunic length with instructions to shorten if desired. Waist and hip shaping for flattering fit. Written in 7 sizes. The lace is my modernized version of the classic Lily of the Valley with the purl strips and knots removed. Lily lace is written an...
Knitting: Vest
Nadine is a lightweight loose vest. The simple design repeat with an elongated dropped stitch row provides an airy summer feel and a slight hi-low hem for casual loose comfort. Written in 7 sizes with waist and hip shaping for a flattering fit. Nadine is knit seamlessly from the bottom up until you separate the fronts and back at the armholes.
Knitting: Pullover
Route 66 combines a center front chevron panel, ¾ length sleeves and a cowl neck for chic casual comfort. Perfect for cafes, concerts in the park and roadside markets. Route 66 is worked top down with a center front wedge-shaped textured panel and simple stockinette on the rest of the body. The front panel uses simple knits and purls with no ca...
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Cape
The Brianna Cloak is a simple top down seamless hooded cloak with three cables. One larger cable panel runs the entire length of the back and two smaller cables run just inside the front edging. The edge dips downward at the back to form a high low hem that adds length while conserving yarn. The hood uses an optional simple tuck method to avoid...
Knitting: Mittens
The Shiny Mittens pattern combines the basic elements of twisted stitch rib alternated with stockinette stitch to turn the simple into elegant. Just the right pattern to showcase luxury yarns and to brighten up a winter day. The low yardage helps keep the cost of the project reasonable no matter how decadent the yarn. Named Shiny because they a...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Jamie is designed with an attractive twisted stitch worked every row. Simple to work with a polished finished look. Unisex. The three different sizes use the same number of cast on sts and follow the same directions - the only difference is the gauge of the yarn used!
Knitting: Scarf
Liam is an Aran scarf featuring many of my favorite textured stitch patterns and a cable from the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland. In traditional fishermen’s garments each stitch is thought to represent a part of life. For example cables to represent a fisherman’s ropes, a half diamond for twisting cliff paths, moss stitch for seawee...
Knitting: Vest
Sierra is a lightweight fitted vest that gives you a great way to warm up without adding extra bulk. Simple design details such as the raised front line, pockets, edging and shaping will make this one of your favorites. Worked in reverse stockinette, with a moss-stitch edging. Written in 7 sizes with waist and hip shaping for a flattering fit. ...
Knitting: Cowl
The Simone Cowl uses a basic openwork rib to create one of the loveliest and simplest Shetland lace patterns. In the process of researching open work and dropped stitches for an upcoming vest design of mine I created this cowl and loved it. In the spirit of the season, I’m releasing the Simone Cowl as a free pattern. Happy knitting!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap, Fingerless Gloves
New and improved with edits and updates for 2016. Happy knitting!
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Pullover
The Sherri pullover combines a modest scoop neck, mock cable ribbing and a high-low hem for casual loose comfort. Perfect for walks in the woods, cozy weekends and sipping hot coffee. Sherri is a top down pullover. The high-low hem is accomplished with Japanese short rows worked back and forth just above the bottom ribbing. This is a new techni...
Knitting: Pullover
Amelia is a top down raglan with a center front cable panel and sleeve cables from neck to wrist. Written in 6 sizes with waist and hip shaping for flattering fit. Named for one of my favorite Dr. Who companions Amy Pond since the cables remind me of things timey-wimey and I can see Amy wearing this sweater with one of her signature short skirt...
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Tee
New and Improved! I’ve updated the formatting of my Sophia pattern.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Maggie is designed with an attractive openwork panel that is worked on every row instead of alternating rows between a basic ribbing and basic stockinette stitch. Simple to work with a polished finished look. Maggie is designed to be worn slightly slouchy. Openwork panel is both written and charted.
Knitting: Scarf
Serendipity is slightly flared at both ends with meandering cables along the length of the scarf sometimes moving towards each other and sometimes apart in the same way that lives can brush along each other waiting for destiny to bring them together. Each end features a unity symbol cable inspired by one of my favorite metal work Celtic knot pe...
Knitting: Tee
New and Improved! I’ve updated the formatting of my Masala pattern.
Knitting: Cowl
Fall Knitting Weather is finally here! To celebrate I’m offering 3 cowls for the price of 2! Purchase any two of my cowl patterns and get a third cowl pattern for free! (No code needed. The price of the third cowl will be automatically discounted in the cart.) Promotion runs until October 31, 2018!
Knitting: Poncho
Talia is a simple top down seamless garment. The lower edges dip downwards at the center front and back to form a shallow V shape that is warm, cozy and fun to wear. It works well with the large stripes or as a solid one-color piece. Instructions for both are included in the pattern.
Knitting: Headband, Earwarmers
New and improved with edits and updates for 2017. Happy knitting!
Knitting: Pullover
New and Improved! I’ve edited and updated the formatting of the Syrah pattern.
Knitting: Vest
Camille is knit vertically from side to side to combine lovely color changing yarn with a flattering fit. The simple design and bulky yarn make for a quick knit while the low yardage makes this a perfect project for handspun yarns. Written in 4 sizes. Vertical knitting combined with a lofty yarn give this garment added stretch so each size has ...
Knitting: Scarf
Kaylee is flared at both ends, tapered in the middle and has three cables running the length of the scarf. Each end features the Celtic knot cable I designed to match one of my favorite Celtic knot earrings. Cables are charted and written.
Knitting: Vest
Santa Rosa was originally published in 2014. I know a lot more now than I did then so I’ve reworked the pattern and formatting. New and improved with edits and updates for 2016. Happy knitting!
Knitting: Tee
Lavina is simple top down yoke tee with lacy Roman Stripe in the top yoke and at the bottom of the body. Tunic length with instructions to shorten if desired. Waist and hip shaping for flattering fit. Sample knit in Cascade Ultra Pima Fine color 3724 (Armada). Written in six sizes.
Knitting: Pullover
Karen is a top down seamless raglan with a center cabled panel. Intended to layer over basic long sleeves when you need extra warmth but not a whole sweater, written in 6 sizes. Waist and hip shaping make for a flattering fit.
Knitting: Pullover
Helen is a loose-fitting boat-neck sweater ala 80s with open lace perfect for layering written in 7 sizes. Wear it over long sleeves for added warmth in winter or even over a basic tee to carry over into spring. Helen is worked from the top down and so seamless with minimal finishing.
Knitting: Pullover
New and Improved! Kenai was originally published in 2012. New and improved with added sizes, edits and updates for 2016. Happy knitting!
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves
Lovely cables for your winter wardrobe! Pattern includes written and charted instructions for both mittens and fingerless mitts. Originally published in 2012. New and improved with edits and updates for 2016!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
New and Improved! Originally published in 2011. I’ve edited and updated the formatting of my Blue Wild Indigo Mitts pattern for 2016. Still free. Happy knitting!
Knitting: Scarf
Bulky yarn, plenty of easy knits and purls repeats in the middle to connect the Celtic knots at each end. The Celtic Knot begins on one end with a 19 row knot and then the knot is carried across the entire scarf by knitting the knits and purling the purls until the knot is finished by the reverse of the 19 row knot. Originally published in 2011...
Knitting: Scarf
I loved the long red lace scarf Amy Pond wears in season 5 of Dr. Who (“The Vampires of Venice” and “Vincent and the Doctor”). So I design something similar - long and lacy and flowing. I picked a lovely lace from Barbara Walker’s Treasury of Knitting Patterns, added borders and repeats. This scarf is as fun to knit as it is to wear! Originally...