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eBook : 10 patterns

Crazy for Color is a new Westknits Winter 2014 e-book with at least 8 new accessories and garments that will be released throughout January and February. Purchase the e-book and receive automatic pattern updates when new designs are released.

eBook : 2 patterns

A collection of delightful crocheted accessories by Alexandra Feo

eBook : 12 patterns

A collection of knitting patterns inspired by the city of bikes.

eBook : 10 patterns

Check out the Book 4 Official Trailer here!

eBook : 10 patterns

Wesknits Book 5: Midgard is a collaboration between Stephen West & Cirilia Rose. The collection is a mixture of 10 new accessories and garments knit with yarns distributed by Skacel.

eBook : 8 patterns

Westknits Book One is available as a print book and e-book download. The print version has a code on the back cover. Click the “add to cart” or “buy it now” link on the e-book’s Ravelry page and enter the code to receive your e-book free with purchase of print copy.

eBook : 10 patterns

The printed version of Westknits Book Three comes with a downloadable e-book file for $22 USD + shipping. You can also opt to only choose the e-book file (no print version) for $20.00 USD.

eBook : 11 patterns

The printed version of Westknits Book Two comes with a downloadable e-book file for $22 USD + shipping. You can also opt to only choose the e-book file (no print version) for $20.00 USD.

eBook : 6 patterns

Westknits ChoreoKAL: Stretch It!

eBook : 5 patterns

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eBook : 13 patterns

Stephen West of Westknits pulls out all the stops and presents his favorite new colorwork designs using Brooklyn Tweed yarns photographed in Iceland by Jared Flood.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Gather a colorful array of stash and scrap yarns and knit a versatile statement piece! Begin with a seed stitch rectangle followed by a series of welts on the back. The sides and fronts are knit sideways in garter stitch with simple v-neck shaping. Then, work two rectangles for the shoulders and tapered seed stitch sleeves. Garter stitch short r...
Knitting: Pullover
Gather a collection of sport and DK weight yarns for this color blocked pullover. The bottom up construction begins with the body and sleeves shown in solids and variegated yarns from Jill Draper Makes Stuff. The body and and sleeves showcase a deceptively simple slip stitch pattern that has a woven look. Only one strand of yarn is used during e...
Knitting: Cardigan
This modular garment begins with striped short row wedges followed by an easy breezy garter stitch rectangle. Stitches are picked up to knit a colorful striped back square. Two rectangles form the the sides and tapered short sleeves are worked in the rnd with an I-cord bind off. Two large short row borders finish the top and bottom of the garmen...
Knitting: Pullover
This sweater is all about simple shapes, color, texture, and dramatic proportions. Cast on for the fitted sleeve and continue with sideways construction for the front seed stitch section. The oversized boxy shape increases to form a long point on the left front of the sweater that can later be folded and buttoned to the back. Choose a variety of...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Stash bust those yarn scraps with a slouchy hat. Hold a strand of DK weight together with fingering or lace weight to achieve some marled stripes. Seed stitch and marled stripes give the illusion of a woven fabric. Pick a few colors or dozens of scraps and just have some fun! The samples show one color of DK weight (royal blue or black) held tog...
Knitting: Pullover
Dive into your stash and gather an array of colorful fingering weight yarns for this sideways constructed pullover. Hold yarns double for a thicker gauge and marled color effect. The colorful journey begins with a ribbed sleeve cuff followed by moss stitch. Striped moss stitch continues on the front half of the sweater and then the other sleeve ...
Knitting: Scarf
Choose nine 100g skeins of worsted weight yarn and cast on for a plush and bouncy joyride with brioche knitting! This scarf shows off two-color brioche while frequent color changes keep you obsessively knitting until you reach your desired length. Bundled in Brioche was my first two-color brioche project after taking a class with the Queen of Br...
Knitting: Pants
Keep your tushy warm and cushy with these stylish top-down trousers. Choose a chunky yarn or two strands of worsted weight yarn held together and enjoy the quickly growing seamless fabric. The sample combines Icelandic wool stranded together with a mohair boucle yarn for woolly warmth and fuzzy texture. Short rows raise the back to allow extra r...
Knitting: Hats - Other
This darling little devil hat is worked flat in two-color brioche stitch. Several decreases add shape and decorative detail to the linear ribbing of the fabric. Choose a pop of color from your stash for the garter stitch strip. Two seams form the final hat shape with two playful pointy corners on top. Roate the hat around your head and fold the ...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This top down semi-circular shawl features bands of slip stitches every other row for a woven effect. The horizontal ladders in the slip stitch pattern break up variegated yarns and beautifully distribute all the colors. Yarn overs form the smooth arched shape and several increases before the garter stitch border create a subtle ruffled edge fin...
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero, Vest
This convertible garment is armored with several woolly pleats. The curved shape is made with two identical halves that each begin at the armhole and increase to the center back. Garter stitch short rows are accompanied by stockinette stitch welts so most of the garment consists of knit stitches except for one purl round in each short row sectio...
Knitting: Pullover
This top down sweater is a canvas for playing with a wide variety of yarn weights and fibers. Select your gauge and choose stash and scrap yarns and try mixing them with something special from your local yarn store. I started with six colors of Quince & Co. Owl for the short row yoke and then I found the rest of the yarns at Fancy Tiger Craf...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Enjoy knitting easy garter stitch with soft colorful yarns in this top-down shawl. I held a strand of DK weight alpaca together with a strand of lace weight mohair for a luxuriously drapey fabric. Occasional yarn over rows form the crescent shawl shape while colorful stripes accentuate the curved lines. For an extra dramatic touch, attach fringe...
Knitting: Pullover
Throw all the rules out the window and throw all your wildest fiber dreams into this Loosey Goosey sweater. Grab your US 15 / 10mm needles and feed the fabric with your scrap yarns of different weights and fibers. The sweater is meant to fit with loads of positive ease and there are three sizing options. The body and sleeve lengths are customiza...
Knitting: Pullover
Gather a colorful array of scraps and stash yarns for this chunky quick-to-knit pullover. The top down sweater begins with a cozy ribbed turtleneck followed by spiral yoke increases. The rest of the sweater is knit in stockinette stitch so you can enjoy improvisational color changes. Experiment with a tonal color palette or go crazy with a whole...
Knitting: Cowl, Collar, Accessories - Other
No respectable fall or winter wardrobe is complete without a stylish dickey. It protects your neck from the chills and looks smashing underneath a cardigan or jacket. This dickey begins with textured ribbing. Then, the front right and front left stockinette stitch sections are attached to the neckline while being knit. Shaping at the front bring...
Knitting: Cowl
Choose four 50g skeins of fingering weight yarn and enjoy the ferociously plush and bouncy brioche fabric! This cowl is knit flat and seamed with a half twist for a functional and pretty mobius. Ferocious Briocheous would be a suitable pattern for a beginning briocher as it was my first brioche project to knit.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Amsterdammers are a special breed of cyclist. Frozen, wet and windy weather do not deter the most average of cyclist, let alone the toughest. These fun adorable arm warmers are an homage to the greatest cycling city in the world and the riders that make it so special.
Knitting: Necktie
This little bow tie is a must-have for the smartly dressed among us. Show your dedication to the craft and sport one knit up in alpaca, wool, heck even go traditional and knit up a silk or linen one. Linen stitch creates a sturdy and practical fabric perfect for this typically masculine accessory.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Cuffs
Grijs is the Dutch word for grey. And grey can be frequently observed in the skies above Amsterdam. But grey is beautiful, subtle, and soft. Alternating stockinette with linen stitch, and made in baby alpaca, these arm warmers are an easy knit and will keep you warm on grey days.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Hertenvos is a playful quick-to-knit hat. Two pointy earflaps are made double sided so they can be worn down or up like a sly fox. Simple stranding in the body of the hat creates spots that will make you feel like a baby deer. Choose a chunky yarn and enjoy the speedy knitting.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This top down shawl starts as a triangle and then more increases cause the edges to explode and change direction. The resulting shape is versatile as a scarf or shawl. Knit/purl texture forms the geometric jagged lines in the fabric.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Pick a palette of beautiful colors and enjoy knitting this top-down ribbed shawl. Each colorful section is outlined with a contrasting color for a simple clean look. An I-cord bind off finishes the large shawl. Feel free to experiment and use the triangular fabric as a frame for adventurous color play!
Knitting: Cowl
This smooth and simple cowl is a piece of cake. In Dutch we say “Het is makkie!”. Easy lace sections are alternated with seed stitch to keep the knitting natural and memorizable.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This top-down shawl uses lace or fingering weight yarn in five different colors. Hold two strands of yarn together and knit thick garter stitch stripes in this top-down triangular shawl. Short rows are added to one half of the triangle in an eyelet stitch pattern, forming a long asymmetrical shape.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
These quick-to-knit slipper socks start with a garter stitch sole and short row heel. A contrasting color is used to pick up stitches and work the top of the sock in stockinette stitch. Knit a simple ribbed tube with stripes for the leg of the sock and finish by knitting a rounded garter stitch toe. Play with worsted weight scrap yarns and strip...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Brimmed Hat, Hats - Other
This lightweight woolen hat begins with a unique scalloped brim and follows with a peacock feather pattern up to the crown. Knit up in two contrasting fingering weight yarns, this is a great pattern for the intermediate stranded knitter or full-on addict.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Purchase the e-book to receive at least 12 new accessory designs by Stephen West, Malia Mather, and Alexandra Feo this fall. You will automatically receive pattern updates as they become available throughout the months of September and October.
Knitting: Sweater - Other, Other Top
This loose-fitting garment is knit sideways starting at the armhole with yarn over increases that shape the fabric and leave decorative holes. Two halves are seamed in the middle and the deep neckline is finished with a sleek stockinette stitch border. I knit this drapey shirt outside in the breezey winds of Banaue, Philippines. It resulted in a...
Knitting: Cowl, Poncho
Errata: At the end of Sections 1-8 there should be an additional two color B rnds that read…
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Pick a scrumptious wooly worsted weight yarn and cast on for this adventurous textured shawl. Yarn over shaping forms the arched semi-circular shape and also decorates the fabric with easy breezy holes. There are three fun welts to work along with garter stitch short rows, knit purl texture and a picot bind off. The final shape is luxuriously lo...
Knitting: Cardigan, Vest, Shawl / Wrap
This versatile garment is worked sideways in two halves seamed together at the back. A final short row section forms a small collar. The entire fabric is knit in garter stitch, but short rows at the side add shaping and extra drape. The resulting shape can be worn upside down, as a scarf or poncho, or even wrapped around the waist for a transpar...
Knitting: Pullover
This simple top down raglan pullover uses worsted weight linen and a thinner fuzzy mohair/latex yarn for the contrasting stripes. The oversized sweater is meant to be worn with positive ease for a casual effect. Yarn over increases at the back and short row shaping accentuate the generous circumference. You can also utilize the back yarn overs b...
Knitting: Pullover
Hekla is a customizable wonder inspired by the ever changing landscape of Iceland. The construction is simple and builds from a central panel that is essentially a striped scarf. The Loose, airy sleeves are set off by garter saddles at the shoulders and a tidy elbow length cuff.
Knitting: Cowl
Choose a bright pop of color and work this scarf back and forth on straight needles. Rectangles, triangles and parallelograms form the textured sections of the reversible fabric. Stripes, seed stitch, moss stitch, garter stitch, and corrugated ridges keep the knitting interesting and fun. The fabric is seamed with a half twist so it can be worn ...
Knitting: Pullover
Choose two colors and cast on for this simple top down raglan pullover. The back neck is raised with short row shaping in a contrasting color. The yoke is worked in stripes with slipped stitches along the raglan increase lines. Striped ribbing at the cuffs and bottom edging echoes the colorful yoke.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Hofsós Cowl is a Week 5 Westy’s Besties KAL pattern. It will be available Friday, March 8.
Knitting: Vest
Strönd is a Week 5 Westy’s Besties KAL pattern. It will be released Friday, March 8
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Seed stitch and twisted ribbing bands fill the top-down triangular shape of this shawl. Garter stitch short rows are added at the border for extra wingspan length. Choose two colors or add more colorful strips to the textured fabric.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Fingering weight yarn is held double in three colors for a worsted gauge and marled fabric effect. The hat’s body is worked sideways in diagonal lace, corrugated ridges and seed stitch. The brim and crown shaping are worked in the round with twisted ribbing and garter stitch. Wear the hat pushed back with slouch or fold the brim for extra ...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These quick fingerless mitts use three colors of fingering weight yarn held double for a worsted gauge and marled fabric effect. The palm and thumb shaping are worked sideways followed by the cuff, thumb, and finger sections which are all worked in the round. A variety of textured stitch patterns add a pleasing patchwork feel to the mitts.
Knitting: Pullover
This top down raglan turtleneck is knit with fingering weight yarn held double for a thicker worsted weight gauge. The textured turtleneck is knit sideways with diagonal lace, corrugated ridges and seed stitch. The rest of the sweater features wide bands of stockinette stitch stripes finished with twisted rib edges.
Knitting: Throw, Bedspread
Horizontal stripes and vertical slipped stitches give a striking effect to this large blanket. Occasional horizontal bands are worked perpendicular to the fabric, creating a plaid effect. The stitch pattern is completely reversible so you can be cozy and look effortlessly fabulous at the same time. Work with the recommended four colors or use al...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Choose one main color and add a series of contrasting stripes for this beanie or brimmed hat. A ribbed brim is followed by horizontal stripes with vertical slipped stitches for a simple linear look. The longer brimmed version can also be worn as a slouchy hat.
Knitting: Scarf
This playful scarf features horizontal stripes and vertical slipped stitches. Occasional horizontal bands are worked perpendicular to the fabric, creating a plaid effect. The stitch pattern is completely reversible, resulting in an easy to wear scarf. The sample shown uses four colors, but a multi-colored variation using worsted weight scrap yar...
Knitting: Hats - Other
This slouchy hat is a combination platter of different knitting techniques and construction methods. First, a fair isle strip is worked flat, but the yarn is cut after each row so you only have to do stranding on the knit side. Then, stockinette stitch with garter ridge stripes adds texture to the sideways body. Stitches are picked up in the rou...
Knitting: Cowl
This double-sided cowl is worked in the round using three colors. One side features strong stranded columns and a geometric motif. After that section is finished, a purl ridge is worked followed by stockinette stitch stripes. The fabric is then folded in half, connecting the cast on edge as you bind off. The resulting reversible cowl is soft, gr...
Knitting: Vest, Poncho
This easy vest is constructed by making two shapes. One square is knit in the round from the center out with stockinette stitch and garter ridge stripes. A stockinette stitch rectangle forms the the sides and collar of the vest after making three seams. Contrasting garter stitch edges frame the fabric. The garment’s simplicity allows you t...
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Knit garter stitch sideways for the body of the hat with built in intarsia earflaps and fuzzy cabled trims. Pick up stitches for the crown shaping and attach a fun pom pom to the top. Buttons are added for a decorative effect.
Knitting: Throw
This super simple garter stitch blanket has an I-cord edge and is worked with two strands of worsted weight yarn held double. I used several skeins of yarn from my stash that resulted in a colorful squishy blanket. It’s a great project for mindless knitting and with US 15 / 10mm needles, it eats delicious yarn in no time at all, leaving lo...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This top down shawl is shaped with yarn overs to create a semi-circular shape. Garter stitch short rows are worked to add length to the wingspan and they form sleek wedges that increase in size. An I-cord bind off is worked with a contrast color for a smooth finished edge.
Knitting: Earflap Hat, Pixie Hat
Hesh is a variation of a traditional Scandinavian pixie-shaped hat modified for grown ups. The cap is knitted on the bias with perfectly fitted ear flaps, icord ties and tassels, making for a devilish little accessory. This quick hat is a gift-knitter’s dream just in time for the holidays!
Knitting: Legwarmers, Fingerless Gloves
The roofs of Reykjavik are wildly colorful, and they seem to counteract the gloom of winter. I’ve always considered it a personal imperative to wear bright colors in the greyest time of the year. I find that it lifts my spirits and, counterintuitively, some shades appear even more vivid in the diffuse light of winter. These mitts are an ho...
Knitting: Cuffs
These fun wristers feature striped slipped stitches for a woven effect and short row shaping forms a stylish little thumb gusset. The knitting will quickly fly by with the heavy worsted weight gauge. The small amounts of each color make these wristers an ideal scrap yarn project. Enjoy playing with color gradients or bright color combinations
Knitting: Poncho
Get sassy with a textured poncho! Knit from the top down, this seamless garment has two locations of increases that feed into a geometric knit/purl pattern. Purl ridges add sleek simple lines and a contrasting color adds crisp finished edges. Wear it with the points in front, points to the side or bunch it up and rock your new Westknits style po...
Knitting: Hats - Other
This is the Week 2 ChoreoKAL project coming out November 23. It’s a slouchy sport weight hat!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Trees are scarce in Iceland but you can find silvery white birches. You can even sample teas and liquors made with birch branches! They have an earthy taste and make you feel as though you’re deep in the woods, inhaling cold fragrant air. I knit this hat as a tribute to these wintry trees.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This top down shawl starts with easy garter stitch. Two contrasting colors are added with a giant holey lace pattern. The holes increase in size while also adding stitches to the overall semi-circular shape. The fabric is knit loosely with a worsted weight yarn resulting in a deceivingly fast large shawl.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
The first Choreo KAL project will be a new colorful shawl!
Knitting: Scarf
This colorwork scarf is knit in the round so there are no wrong sides on display. Extra warming and full of life, this graphic pattern is addictive to knit. Perk up an outfit with a small Harpa knit in smooth, vibrant merino, or swaddle yourself in the larger Harpa, knit with a cozy wool/silk blend. You can even wear it as an all in one hat and ...
Knitting: Legwarmers, Fingerless Gloves, Cuffs
Protect your tights from the elements with these stylish legwarmers! Pull them up for maximum coverage or fold down the long ribbed end for double warmth. Wear them slouchy for casual comfort. You can wear them as arm warmers too! The striped moss stitch fabric is extra stretchy. Make them in one of two sizes, with fingering weight held single o...
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm circumference
Knitting: Brimmed Hat, Earflap Hat
Earflaps are shaped with honeycomb cables feeding into the brim. Stripes and slipped stitches decorate the hat’s body and a fun pom pom is popped on top. Wear the earflaps down with a casual slouch or flip the ears up for a more perky look.
Knitting: Cowl
Yang Cowl
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Available in French here.
Knitting: Legwarmers
A variety of knit/purl stitch patterns decorate the tubes of fabric for these legwarmers. Knit them short or long. Both versions are sure to give a kick to your step!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Simple garter stitch plus simple shaping makes a simply beautiful and casual shawl! I made this shawl on the beach during a vacation at Lido Itaca in Pineto, Italy. The Artisan linen lace created a fluid fabric that is perfect to wear as a casual wrap in warmer climates. The asymmetrical triangular shape is worked from tip to tip with stripes in...
Knitting: Hats - Other
Pick a soft bulky yarn for this easy slouchy hat. Three colors are worked in 2x2 ribbing, garter stitch and stockinette stitch with yarn overs. Play with fun color combinations and dance around in your new floppy hat!
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero, Cowl
It’s a shrug. It’s a cowl. It’s a shrowl! Choose a lusciously soft yarn and knit back and forth with a super simple textured rib stitch. The cast on edge is seamed to the bind off edge and one more little seam is added so the fabric can be worn as a shrug. Otherwise, enjoy the squishy fabric as a big cozy cowl.
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Errata:
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Stockinette and reverse stockinette bands form wide horizontal strips for a textural fabric. Yarn overs at 5 different locations create little lighting bolt motifs and the added stitches result in a large expansive fabric.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rockefeller is a fingering weight shawl worked in two colors. It begins with garter stitch and stockinette stitch short row shaping following by picking up stitches for a larger field of stockinette, yarn over shaping and little contrasting garter strips. Stripes and slipped stitches decorate the border for a simple columnar look and lastly, gar...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Featheron is part of Westknits Book 4: Made for Movement.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
C3B: (cable 3 back) slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back of work, k1, k2 from cable needle
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Errata: Section 3 Row 45 (RS): K to B, k 1, xAB. Using B, K 24, xBA. Using A, K11, sl1 wyif
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Chevry is a top-down shawl featuring a graphic chevron motif in the center. Four strands of yarn are used to create the bold blocks of color within the fabric using the intarsia technique. Garter and stockinette stitch provide easy knitting so you can focus on the construction and colorwork.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Errata for the print version only (yarn + pattern subscribers):
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Oeste (“West” in Spanish) is the February shawl in the Westknits Shawl Club. Pattern will be available to everyone in May.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
January Shawl for the Westknits Shawl Club. PDF file is released Saturday, January 14.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Errata: If you got the pattern before March 11, there is 1 little correction. In Section 2, the second to last row should read… Next Row (RS): K3, yo, k1tbl, pm, k to m, slm, (k1tbl, p1) to m, slm, k1tbl(cs), slm, M1L, k to last 3 sts, yo, k3.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Errata:
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
This hat uses short row shaping to create a wider section so that the brim can be folded up, giving your noggin extra warmth and an asymmetrical accent. The brim can also be worn unfolded and pushed back for a slouchy effect. A loose bobble stitch gives density and textural interest to the main body of the hat.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
This textured hat gives the perfect amount of slouch for cozy casual look. The knit-purl patterning beautifully highlights a solid worsted weight yarn. An optional button can be added to tack down the slouchy fabric.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These casual fingerless mitts are easy to knit, but changes in the patterning keep you engaged. Fingering weight yarn gives these comfy mitts the perfect amount of slouch and warmth. They’re great for biking around town or working on the computer.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Gyllis is an architectural lace scarf knit lengthwise. Choose 1 or 2 colors of soft worsted weight yarn or substitute a smaller fingering weight yarn for a more delicate effect. Simple lace is worked in sections divided by different locations of increases that give the fabric a dramatic arched shape.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Errata (only if you purchased the print pattern from Knit Culture Fall 2011: Rnd 16: K1, (C4B, k2) 7 times, C4B, k1.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Longview is a chunky textural scarf with exaggerated cables and seed stitch. Knit the larger dramatic scarf or follow instructions for a smaller neckwarmer. The neckwarmer features a hole in the fabric and a button closure so that one end can enter into the hole and wrap around the neck to be buttoned. Choosing a soft chunky yarn will make this ...
Knitting: Cowl
Wrap yourself in luxury with this slouchy cowl. Reversible cables and simple knit purl stitch patterns saturate the fabric with texture, resulting in a completely reversible design. I chose a delicious silk/merino single ply for a drapey effect, but alpaca or wool yarns would also make wonderful fabrics.
Knitting: Throw
This big blanket is worked from the center outward in a cozy worsted weight wool. The bold colorwork sun transitions into simple lace followed by a knit/purl chevron pattern, and finally finishes with an attached garter stitch edge. Old Forge is sure to keep your lap warm while you eagerly knit each section. Try working with a fingering weight y...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This stylish beanie hugs the head with its soft and tweedy fabric. A quarter of the hat features twisted stitches and cables worked on a bias. This biased section also gives the brim a slight asymmetric angle that frames the face with subtle fierceness.
Knitting: Messenger Bag
This circular bag is a fun adventure in felting and simple colorwork. Two circles are worked outward from the center to create a graphic sun motif. Then, the sides of the bag and strap are knit in one continuous piece and seamed to the two sun circles before felting. Optional afterthought pockets store belongings inside the bag while a button an...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Errata: In Section 2 where it reads, Next Row (RS): Using color B, k3,yo, k4, “pm, sl2, M1R, pm, sl2, pm, M1L, sl2, pm,” k to m, slm, sl2, k to m, M1R, slm, sl2, slm, M1L, k to last 13 sts, repeat from ” to “, k4, yo, k3
Knitting: Scarf
Garter and stockinette stitch are featured in this fingering weight length-wise scarf, made to show off a pair of beautiful yarns. Short row shaping in the stockinette section creates long wedges, perfect for colorful variegated or self-striping yarns. Three I-cord buttonholes with toggles add to the many different ways of wearing this scarf.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf
Spectra is a simple lightweight scarf featuring two fingering weight yarns. Short row shaping creates a dramatically curved edge that coils and playfully drapes. Basic intarsia technique entwines two strands of yarn, creating seamless wedges that resemble a rainbow or color wheel. You won’t want to stop knitting as the colors unfold!
Knitting: Hats - Other
Bandwidth is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This scarf starts at the neck edge with simple garter stitch. Five other sections are then worked individually from isolated segments of the first section. Increases and decreases give this unique design its architectural wingspan. Four little seams join the ribbed stitch sections together at the end.
Knitting: Throw, Baby Blanket
Errata: The red repeat column in the chart should begin between the 2nd and 3rd stitch of each row.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Coler is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Cowl
Dolinar is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available for pre-order here.
Knitting: Cowl
Drawbridge is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Scarf
Filbert is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
Errata: The cables in Row 25 are crossing the opposite way of how they are supposed to be worked. Written instructions are still correct for this row.
Knitting: Scarf
Loxley is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Mittens
Splitbark is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Thornton is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Transatlantic is one of the patterns featured in Westknits Book Two, available here.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This arched shawl is constructed using three simple stitch patterns, stockinette, reverse stockinette, and seed stitch, making it a completely reversible design. The different stitch patterns give a textural patchwork effect, highlighting the beautiful yarn from A Verb For Keeping Warm. New increases are introduced in each of the three sections ...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This modern interpretation of a shawl begins at the top, by the columns of slipped stitches, and grows outward with increases. Clean lines and asymmetric sections accent beautiful yarns and high contrast color choices. The resulting shape is stylish and easy to wear for both men and women.
Knitting: Scarf
Clockwork is an enjoyable striped garter stitch shawl/scarf, perfect for featuring two beautiful colors of yarn. Bold slipped stitch columns add structural interest while increases give this gear-inspired design a unique arched shape. Picking colors is always the hardest part, but have fun and be prepared to make a striking statement.
Knitting: Scarf
Unique construction makes this garter stitch scarf interesting and fun to knit, starting with a simple triangule. Then, another section is knit on a bias, and seamlessly attached to the triangle as it is being worked. Blocks of color accentuate Flagstone’s symmetry and geometric lines. The instructions work with three colors, but it would be eas...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This deceptively simple hooded cowl is worked almost entirely flat in garter stitch, which means minimal purling! The sample is worked in two colorways, but feel free to substitute more or less colors. A sleek round hood frames the face with structure. Choose a favorite yarn and allow this versatile cowl to armor you against the coming fall and ...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Knothole is a reversible circular scarf. The “right side” features several petal motifs, while the “wrong side” echoes knotholes found in trees. Cozy up with this fun accessory and enjoy its multiple styling options!
Knitting: Scarf
This simple scarf is an excellent alternative to your typical garter stitch or ribbed scarf. Reversible ribbed cables are accented with a punch of color and then flanked with another contrasting color, making it both relaxing and stimulating to knit. The simplicity and classic lines of this scarf would make it an ideal addition to anyone’s wardr...
Knitting: Cowl
Available in Spanish here.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Add some playfulness to your knitting with this delightful hat. The brim is knit back and forth in garter stitch and later joined to work in the round. A block of color accentuates the cut out brim detail and can be buttoned up or worn flat. Enjoy experimenting with all the multiple color and styling options!
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A stockinette stitch rolled edge quickly transitions into double knitting to produce a clever and practical brim. The front layer is bound off, creating space for little pockets all around the hat. Then, a background of stripes features traveling slipped stitches that spiral and skid toward the top of the hat. Options for a beanie or slouchy sty...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simple garter stitch is showcased within a clever flowing shape that makes the most of a yarn’s yardage. Make the smaller keyhole scarf or get cozy with a larger wrap. Each size offers a relaxing canvas for you to play with different yarns and colors. The perimeter and keyhole are outlined with a single crochet edge, but feel free to experiment ...
Knitting: Earwarmers, Beanie, Toque
Latvian braids border garter stitch with traveling slipped stitches pointing westward in this adventurous design. Cast off at the end of the brim for a headband or continue by working plump cables for a warm hat. Both options are full of texture and would be well suited as gifts or a special project for yourself!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Flamboyan is an elegant triangular shawl composed of garter and stockinette stitch along with a ribbed edge. Basic intarsia techniques are utilized to achieve a block of color in the center of the shawl. Choose your favorite color combination and luxuriate in this special piece of knitwear!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Available in Japanese here.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Sizes: MediumLarge
Knitting: Scarf
Bentgrass offers the option for a super bulky cowl or a worsted weight scarf. Each version has slanted grass motifs traveling within the fabric. The fun stitch pattern is sure to add interest to these classic functional accessories.
Knitting: Cowl
This stylish circular scarf knits up quickly in the round. Garter and stockinette stitch with purl ridges provide a smooth landscape to play with interesting yarns and colors. The simplicity of this scarf would make the perfect gift for friends or a nice treat for yourself!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A hard copy of the pattern is available in Icelandic here.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless mitts utilize slipped stitch and cabling techniques, which create the bold diamond shapes. This pattern is an excellent opportunity to play with color and can help you use up all those single balls of yarn!
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Windschief is a 2 in 1 pattern! Instructions are included to make both the hat and matching cowl.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Herbivore is a shawl named after the plant-like structures within the fabric. Increases at each edge and at three other locations create the unique shape, while twisted stitches branch out from those increases.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A chart is included for the Column Lace Section of this shawl. As always, written instructions are also provided for the entire project.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The hat is a reversible ribbed beanie. There is also an option included in the pattern to knit a folded brim.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An updated version of this shawl is now available in a one page pretty pdf file.