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eBook : 3 patterns

Layering Season is a collection of 3 patterns by Elizabeth Smith.

eBook : 3 patterns

The Basics pattern book contains instructions for 3 beginner knitting projects and each pattern is written for 3 different yarn weights (DK, Worsted or Bulky). Also, video tutorials are provided for each of the beginner techniques used in these patterns.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Poncho
Margo Poncho uses aran/bulky-weight yarn and is worked flat, in two pieces (front and back), and attached at the shoulders using the three needle bind-off technique (so it’s completely seamless!). Front and back sides are buttoned together. Both the front and back feature an easy faux cable stitch pattern that is fun and interesting to kni...
Knitting: Cowl
Short Stack is a unisex neck warmer that uses bulky-weight yarn and features a tapered shaping created by changing needle size - this shape means it fits nicely around the base of your neck but also nice and snug at the top (keeping you toasty!)
Knitting: Cowl
Stripe & Basket cowl combines two different stitch techniques in one pattern: striping and basketweave. The cowl is knit flat like a scarf and ends are seamed together using the three needle bind-off technique to create an infinity style cowl.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Gradient Wrap Cowl is an easy and fast project that takes a slightly different twist on the traditional cowl. It is knit lengthwise (working back and forth on a circular needle), and features 3 different sections of stripes using 3 different colors to create a gradient affect. Once complete, stitches are picked up on either end to create button ...
Knitting: Cowl
In late October in Maine, “crispy” is a word that describes the chill in the air as well as the sound you make as you walk across the blanket of leaves left everywhere you go. And the color of this yarn just reminded me of this crispy fall season!
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero, Vest
I love layering and when I first touched this yarn (Brae Tweed by Knit One Crochet Too), I just knew it had to be turned into some little layering piece that would keep me warm but yet not overwhelm me. Lizzy is just that - a little vest/shrug layer that is super easy to knit and feels so cozy to wear.
Knitting: Cardigan
Anora is an a-line shaped, open-style cardigan with seamless top-down raglan construction and features a gradient striping pattern at the bottom. A total of 4 colors will be needed (in worsted-weight): your main color and then 3 additional for the stripes and front bands. If you want to replicate a similar gradient-look, your main color should b...
Knitting: Vest, Shawl / Wrap
Penny is a seamless vest that is knit in one piece from side to side. The pattern is written for 5 different yarn weights: fingering, sport, dk/light worsted, worsted/aran, and bulky, so you can use whatever yarn you like (yardage required for each yarn weight is listed below). Simple, quick and versatile, Penny is a relaxing knit that will make...
Knitting: Cowl
Have you ever had a small skein of lace-weight yarn but weren’t sure what to do with it? The Maple Cowl uses just 350 yds of lace-weight yarn held double on a US 4 needle and provides just enough warmth around your neck without the bulk.
Knitting: Pullover
Brassica Pullover is a seamless top-down raglan sweater using worsted-weight yarn. It features an easy textured stitch pattern along the front of the sweater as well as the wrists, giving the sweater some visual interest. A classic silhouette, this sweater has a little bit of waist shaping and can be easily altered to be shorter or longer in len...
Knitting: Cowl
Carmella Cowl is an infinity-style cowl with a mixture of different textured stitch patterns. Easy and quick, this is a great ‘relaxing knit’ project. The finished product is a super cozy and squishy cowl that you’ll want to wear all winter long.
Knitting: Cowl
Frances cowl is a oversized, full cowl that is cozy to wear and easy to knit up quickly. It uses less than 300 yards of bulky-weight yarn, features a little shaping (created by changing needle size) and an easy stitch pattern that is perfect for a little mindless knitting!
Knitting: Cardigan
Ramona cardigan has top-down raglan construction, a crew neck and slight waist shaping. It features a fake ‘seam’ along the sides, giving the appearance of a seam as well as providing a little more structure than a typical seamless sweater.
Knitting: Vest
Pineland is an asymmetrical seamless vest, knit all in one piece. Front bands and armhole bands are worked as you knit, so there’s no picking up of stitches at the end. It features an easy lace rib stitch and the finished vest can be worn in a variety of ways. In the photographs here, a shawl pin is used to keep the vest closed and the collar is...
Knitting: Vest
Lilac Trail is the lighter, more spring-like version of the bulky-weight Nordic Trail, for those who live in warmer climates (and bulky is just not practical) or if you are looking for a lighter vest to transition you into spring. Using DK-weight yarn, it’s completely seamless and worked from the bottom-up. An easy lace pattern is found on...
Knitting: Cowl
New Canaan is the re-adaptation of my pattern Canaan which previously was only available as part of the e-book The Basics.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hat season is a simple worsted-weight hat pattern for the whole family, sized from baby all the way up to large adult. Pattern instructions also include options for regular or slouchy lengths as well as options for skinny stripes (as shown in the photograph).
Knitting: Vest
Nordic trail is a woman’s seamless vest, worked from the bottom-up using bulky-weight yarn and featuring easy lace panels.
Knitting: Cowl
Ruby Spice Cowl is knit in the round using sport-weight yarn on bigger needles. The pattern uses Classic Elite Yarn’s Fresco, which provides a really nice drape due to the wool/baby alpaca/angora blend.
Knitting: Cowl
Named after the brook that zig-zags behind my home in Maine, Collins Brook Cowl is a versatile worsted-weight cowl pattern that is knit in the round and features an easy zig-zag lace stitch pattern.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
Easy iPad Sweater is a fun and quick iPad cozy pattern that includes instructions for both the regular size iPad as well as a the newer iPad Mini.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Simply Stripes is an easy and fast baby/lap blanket where you can have lots of fun playing around with color.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
East End Armwarmers is an easy and fun project, perfect for knitters of all skill levels. These slouchy mitts are seamless and the length reaches just over the elbow, but is meant to be scrunched down for a warm and cozy fit. The arm cuff features a simple cable & rib pattern that gives the armwarmers just enough visual interest without bein...
Knitting: Cowl
Acadia Loop is an easy, 1-skein unisex cowl pattern knit in the round. It uses The Fibre Company’s Acadia, a soft, rustic yarn that has beautiful drape.
Knitting: Vest
Arlo & Alice sweater vest is a unisex seamless top-down knit for babies and children and is the “mini” version of my adult pattern Abbi Shawl Collar Cardigan. It is sized from infant – 8 years and would make a perfect little layering piece for the fall & winter for both boys and girls.
Knitting: Cardigan
Abbi Light is a lighter version of my original pattern Abbi Shawl Collar Cardigan (which used super bulky wool). It uses DK/sport-weight yarn and makes a perfect light layer for the warmer months of the year. Two versions are photographed—1 with an after-thought button loop and one without. Once you complete your Abbi Light you can decide which ...
Knitting: Cowl
This seed stitch buttoned cowl is a super quick and easy way to use about 100 yards of chunky-weight alpaca yarn. I used exactly 1 skein of Frog Tree Alpaca’s Chunky Alpaca yarn but other options are Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky, Misti Alpaca Chunky, or Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande (1 skein of any of these).
Knitting: Vest
Ledge Trail Vest is a woman’s seamless pullover vest with buttoned placket and wide collar and uses super bulky weight yarn. It is knit from the bottom-up and all in one-piece to the underarm, then fronts and back are worked separately to the shoulders. Stitches are picked up and worked in 2x2 ribbing for the button band placket and armhole bands.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Salt Marsh Wrap is a simple lace wrap with garter stitch border in worsted weight yarn. The lace stitch pattern is written out as well as charted. This wrap can be worn like a shawl or scarf, and can easily be worn closed by using a clasp or pin
Knitting: Vest
Woods Road Vest is a woman’s seamless buttoned vest that uses aran/bulky weight yarn. It is knit from the bottom-up and all in one-piece to the underarm, then fronts and back are worked separately to the shoulders. Stitches are picked up and worked in 2x2 ribbing for the button bands and armhole bands.
Knitting: Cowl
Wrap-Around Cowl is knit lengthwise, working back and forth in garter stitch with rows of dropped stitches. When buttoned, it becomes a versatile cowl that can be simply draped around your neck or wrapped twice around for a close fit. Buttonholes are placed while you knit, so there is no need to pick up stitches at the end.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan is a great layering piece for any season. It has top-down raglan construction, worked in one piece, and is completely seamless. Sleeves are split at the underarms and the body is worked in one piece to the hem. Stitches are picked up and knitted to create the front bands and short rows are used to create the shawl collar. Sleeve st...
Knitting: Cardigan
I needed a versatile long-sleeved cardigan for my fall/winter wardrobe. Something that wasn’t too heavy, definitely not too light (since I’m always cold!), not too plain but also not too complicated, and something that would work with all of my other clothes, whether they be casual or more dressed up. And I wanted it to be an easy, seamless knit...
Knitting: Vest
Nothing says deep autumn like a wool vest. As the leaves begin to accumulate on the almost frozen ground, a bulky vest is the perfect layering option to keep you warm. The shawl collar and slight waist shaping of Freeport give it a fitted, sophisticated look while the inside-out stripes give it a more unique and artisan feel than your standard w...
Knitting: Cardigan
A great beginner sweater project, this cardigan uses worsted-weight yarn, has a top-down raglan construction and is completely seamless. The only finishing you’ll have to do is picking up stitches for the button bands. It is inspired by my toddler/child cardigan “Wonder Years”--I thought it would also make a cute woman’s cardig...
Knitting: Cardigan
A seamless raglan cardigan knit from the top-down using worsted weight yarn, Wonder Years toddler/child cardigan is inspired by my “Little Coffee Bean” baby cardigan but sized for older children (from 2T-10 years).
Knitting: Vest
A cardigan-style vest sized from 3 months to 4T, Chunky Monkey will knit up fast using chunky weight yarn and will look adorable on any little one! It’s knit in one piece from the bottom to the underarm using circular needles, then the back piece and each front piece is worked separately. Shoulders are attached using the 3-needle bind off techni...
Knitting: Cardigan
Errata: at start of body, you should switch to “larger” knitting needles, not “smaller”.
Knitting: Cowl
An easy, quick project that will give you instant gratification—not to mention keep you warm as the temperature starts to drop this fall.
Knitting: Cardigan
October 2011 Update: Pattern has been re-released! “New Concetta” is now available.
Knitting: Pullover
09/11/2011: The new, updated version of Mud Season is now ready for download!
Knitting: Cardigan
A seamless cardigan knit from the bottom-up with a cute truck picture on the back, sized from newborn to 2 years old.
Knitting: Cardigan
An easy, cute baby cardigan designed in 3 sizes. Top-raglan construction makes this a completely seamless design, perfect for your first sweater project.
Knitting: Scarf
An easy ribbed scarf pattern, perfect for a beginner knitter.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
After having a hard time trying to find a hat pattern using hemp yarn, I created this simple pattern that takes advantage of a wide ribbed brim to help the hemp stay snug on your head.