Sandra Nesbitt

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
Designed and knit whilst camping near Barcelona.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
A beautiful array of flowers and leaves adorn this pretty tea cosy.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Wonderfully cosy and warm slouchy beanie hat, with a twisted pattern of knits and purls spiralling through the hat. This adults hat is 10” high, with a circumference of 20” (stretched) , with a slight slouch. Turn up the brim , leave it down , wear loosely, pull it down. Versatile hat for all weathers
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitted on DPN’s, these feminine gloves incorporate a row of leaves and flower buds that are knit around the glove above the twisted knit rib. The thumb gusset is an extension of one of the flower buds which opens up into a flower.
Knitting: Scarf
Luscious lace scarf, the colour is gorgeous and the lace so delicate. Feels so scrummy to wear too.
Knitting: Cowl
Beautiful Fair Isle patterned cowl knitted in the round. A 11 stitch pattern repeated around and around brings us a maze of trailing leaves; very autumnal. Wide enough to take over your head, scrunch up tight or fold in half.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Pretty cute tea cosy for your 2 cup pot. This is an easy fair isle knit, comprising of a 6 stitch, 4 row pattern repeat fair isle pattern. A great one to start your fair isle experience with.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
“This minimalist cushion shows off the intricacies of cabling,” says Sandra Nesbitt. “Use bright contrasting colours to create a statement piece or, as we did, knit in two shades of grey for a sophisticated look.” The centre front panel is worked by knitting a standard ribbed cable with a larger number of stitches than normal and by working the ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Stunning little shawlette pattern, that works gorgeously with the equally stunning Countess Ablaze yarn in “Zombie Princess” . With some simple decreases and short row shaping, this shawlette keeps it’s beautiful lace pattern throughout. Work through the spells in this magic formula to produce this bewitching number.
Knitting: Tee
Play with textures on this feminine, silky top by Sandra Nesbitt. “Shaping at the waist is achieved by incorporating
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Gorgeous Cable Hat, uses twists and turns to take the ribbing right up to the top of the hat where it finishes in a brilliant show stopping flower motif.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A vintage inspired shape and a classic British wool are used in this attractive crossover top.
Knitting: Hot Water Bottle
A snuggly 90% wool hot water bottle cover with a chunky big cable knot down the centre front. An unusual cable feature, constructed by creating 2 individual strands of knitting and tieing in a knot before continuing working the pieces together. Full step by step instructions for the knot on the last page
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Trendy Tweedy fingerless gloves with a lovely lace / bobbly insert running down the centre of each glove.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knit in one piece from the bottom up, the Antrim Hat is a fast and fun project. Finished with clever decreases within the twists, this is a hat that’s sure to turn heads! Get it?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Feminine Crescent shaped shawl featuring estonian lace edging enriched with my own version of the nupp. The flower petal design has been incorporated into the body of the shawl interspersed with garter stitch rows for structure and texture. The flower edge pattern has been repeated again without the nupps before the crescent shaping begins. 2 op...
Knitting: Cowl
A quick easy knit lace cowl , knitted in wonderful bright red alpaca / acrylic chunky yarn on big needles.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
2 unique fair isle designs depicting cupid arrows and valentine hearts are featured on these simple knitted cushions. Each cushion is just 12” x 12”, ideal valentine decor for any room in the house or
Knitting: Cowl
Cosy Christmas cowl has something for everyone - with a mix of ribbing, cables and colourwork, it’s sure to keep you entertained!
Knitting: Cowl
Snuggle up to this lovely mohair cowl. Knitted in garter stitch both sides with a subtle diamond lace pattern makes this cowl totally reversible.
Knitting: Cowl
This Gorgeous soft hand knit infinity scarf mimics the Scottish tartan, knitted in beautiful heather and duck egg hues in a lovely textual knit stitch.
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Beautifully soft and textual is the wonderful Berry cowl / infinity scarf and matching fingerless gloves set
Knitting: Cup / Mug, Coffee / Tea Pot
Taking a traditional cable pattern into the kitchen is what makes this pattern adorable. Simple plaited cables used in both cosies, full written instructions included. I have added a simple two coloured pom pom to the cosy. This is optional.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
I couldn’t resist making a cable patterned cushion cover from the gorgeous soft BlueFaced Leicester yarn that I picked up from the West Yorkshire Spinners.
Knitting: Scarf
Soft and romantic is this gorgeous lace cable scarf.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Gorgeous short length boxy cardigan. Knit in 3 pieces (back & 2 fronts) with integral mid length tapered
Knitting: Scarf
Wonderful rings of flowers in a stunning array of summer colours adorn this lace cowl. Its a massive 6’ long so can be wrapped round not just twice but 3 times if needed. 8” wide with a lovely sculptured wavy edging. Its near enough reversible too. On the underside there is a slight difference in the flower detail which isn’t o...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
As 1st published in “Knit Now” UK magazine issue 48.
Knitting: Cowl
Gorgeous ribbed cowl with chunky centre cable knot. Quick & easy to knit, stunning cable feature. Great worn off the shoulder or tightly wrapped round the neck.
Knitting: Scarf
Versatile reversible chunky scarf. Cables are woven in and out to great affect. Available in 3 sizes, small - which drapes to blazer length, medium - which can be wrapped round once or large for a cozy and dramatic look. Simple written instructions and chart are included.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Gorgeous chunky lattice cabled fingerless gloves. Intricate cable down the back of each hand make these an unusual accessory, warm and fashionable too.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
This beautiful mosaic pattern hand knit in a soft blue depicts those glorious moroccan tiles. An easy mosaic knit , either follow the chart or the written instructions.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
3 Wonderful summer cotton cushions in vibrant patterns. Knitted in a great mosaic colour work stitch, simple knits and slipped stitches to make any of these colourful cushions. Pattern includes charted instructions only and assumes some knowledge of mosaic knitting.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Pretty feminine textual lace top; ideal cotton waistcoat / cardi for the grown up girl. Loopy neckband gives it that fun quirkyness too. Simple shaping obtained by change of pattern. Full written instructions for lace and loops.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Striking mosaic work has been used to bring this summery cushion to life. It really looks a lot more complicated than what it is , simply working one colour at a time (there is only 2 !) , either knitting or slipping stitches as you go along. Chart and written instructions available.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Cosy and warm chunky fingerless gloves. Knit in Rico Design Creative Twist Super Chunky which is a very thick yarn made of 80% acrylic and 20% alpaca. The alpaca fibres make this yarn especially warm in winter.Easy knit cable cuff and simple moss stitch hand part. No knitting in the round or complicated thumb to knit .
Knitting: Headband
Pretty and feminine is this dramatic colourful geometric headband. Knitted in a stranded mosaic knitting pattern with a simple bow added to compliment the look. Available in 3 sizes for women, child and toddler.
Knitting: Cowl
Simple open weave pattern , knit in the round.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Beautifully pretty patterned fingerless gloves. The overall pattern is so easy and yet looks verycomplicated and the striped thumbs just happen as if like magic! I’ve added a delicate , crochet like rib to
Knitting: Cowl
These lovely diagonal stripes will jazz up your outfit big time! The mix of wool and mohair will keep you
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Brighten up this otherwise plain tweedy shawl / cowl with stripes of mosaic knitting in a bright colourful red delicate mohair yarn. The mohair has also been used as a fluffy edge to the shawl. If you want to try your hand at mosaic knitting with a simple chart and full written instructions then this is the pattern for you.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
This Valentine Tea Cosy is perfect for adorning the kitchen table all year round. It’s not just for Valentines or Mother’s day, it can be used on a daily basis. Designed to be practical yet fun , knitted in a 50% wool / 50% acrylic yarn it gives you the warmth and the durability in one.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern for a Wandering Ribbed Cowl is hand knit in Rowan Drift, a wonderfully soft roving 100% merino yarn, In 8 subtle tweedy melange Shades. It is knitted in a twisted knit stitch with a slightly wandering rib. This cowl is super versatile, designed to worn over the head, across the shoulders or snuggled in close around the neck.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Finished size of gloves is 10” / 25cm long, 4 ” / 10cm wide.
Knitting: Headband
This is a cute headband making use of the drifting changes of colour in Rowan’s colour spun yarn. There are some gorgeous feminine colours in this range. If you like single stitch cross over’s and bobbles then this is the pattern for you.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern for a Chunky Chevron Cowl is hand knit in Cygnets’ Seriously super chunky acrylic yarn. It depicts a glorious chevron pattern making the cowl fully reversible, so no matter how it sits round your neck it will look super cool.
Knitting: Cleaning - Other
This Peg Bag is perfect for hanging on your washing line whilst hanging the washing out or hanging on a hook in the laundry room.
Knitting: Headband
Nice mix of cable and feminine lacy holes in this chunky headband. Knit in a 50% wool / 50% acrylic yarn with a random colour change just to bring a touch of variation.
Knitting: Headband
Cute little girly headbands, easy knit with a great little flowery stitch to add to your repertoire.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
This Hearts Tea Cosy is perfect for adorning the kitchen table all year round. It’s not just for Valentines or Mother’s day, it can be used on a daily basis. Designed to be practical yet fun , knitted in a high quality wool / mohair blend yarn , great for keeping the tea nice and warm.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Easy to knit, but simply stunning when worn. It’s the colours in the yarn and the knobbly pattern that make these simple fingerless gloves look ace.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Christmas Tree Knitting Pattern for a wonderful festive cushion cover.
Knitting: Cowl
This lace column infinity scarf is a gorgeous feminine piece , knitted in chunky yarn on biggish needles so it knits up fast! When wrapped round your neck twice it hangs like a pretty cowl. For super snugness it can wrap round yet another time, how is that for being versatile!
Knitting: Headband
These headbands have been designed to be knit in Rowan’s cocoon yarn 80% merino wool / 20% kid mohair yarn (1 x 50gram ball). However they ca easily be knit in any double knit / chunky yarn.