Alina Appasova

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Caragh KAL would start on Sunday, October 17th in FANGIRL KAL group on Facebook
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
The ancient Greeks believed that every visible thing around us was made of some combination of 4 “pure” elements: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
The ancient Greeks believed that every visible thing around us was made of some combination of 4 “pure” elements: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Do you know what the icicles are doing now? Shhh…open your door…listen. If the temperature has nudged above the freezing mark, the icicles are dripping. Weeping. Splashing. Singing. Whatever you want to call it…the icicles are melting.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is part of a collaboration with Miss Babs and Jennie the Potter! Kits are on sale on the Miss Babs website!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Falling leaves, cooler temperatures, and less daylight call for cozying up next to a warm fireplace, preferably with a deep-flavored full-bodied glass of wine, squishy yarn, and needles to start a new shawl.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ferramento is a triangular lace shawl inspired by the beauty of ornate iron balconies, stair railings, and gateways. A geometric lace motif decorates the body and transitions into a wide ribbed border on this elegant and eye-catching triangular shawl. The shawl is worked sideways from one tip to the opposite edge, making it fun to knit and easy...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
I’ve started Terra Maris KAL in my group. Please join in!
Knitting: Cowl
Gardens of Giverny Cowl is the new ‘cousin’ to Gardens of Giverny pattern family
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Gardens of Giverny Hat is the new ‘cousin’ to Gardens of Giverny pattern family
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Painting Flowers is fun little shawl, that is easy to make and easy to wear.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Gathering Feathers is inspired by the beauty and ephemeral nature of peacock feathers, this shawl starts at the neck with pretty, simple patterning, and as you go further the stitches get more interesting and complex.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Gems and Jewels is about playing with color on a canvas of garter stitch and simple lace. You don’t need full skeins to paint, just little gems and jewels that’s already in your stash.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Let’s face it… we all have it! Beautiful skeins of sock yarn that you’ve bought just because colors were perfect and skein was so squishy. You’ve had to have it! Then you’ve tried few patterns with it, but beautiful yarn doesn’t want to be lace or cables, it doesn’t want to be anything but colorful mess. I think I have a solution…
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Brio (noun)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Intenso is in fact intense. It starts at the neck with pretty simple pattern and as you go further, stitches get more interesting. They twist and turn and get beaded.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Asters in March…? There is no asters
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Wild geese call as they travel to the south
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
With Fiery Salsa I want to celebrate my return back home to Texas after living overseas for three years. Yee-haw!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simple shawl with lots of different textures. If you look closer you may find that little “pieces” form a pinwheel pattern.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum, known in Japan as Ozukuri (大作り), refers to a technique, originating in China and expanding to Japan several hundred years ago, for growing an extremely large Chrysanthemum, with a goal of producing the maximum number of flowers possible on a single plant. If that doesn’t sound difficult enough, the technique al...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A herbarium – is a collection of dried and pressed plants. To preserve their form and color, plants collected in the field are spread flat on sheets and dried, usually in a plant press, between blotters or absorbent paper. Then mounted on sheets of stiff white paper and are labeled with all essential data.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I love tulips. They remind me of my Grandma. Every year on my birthday(which is in March) she brought me tulips. Those five little tulips, with crisp red petals meant more to me than every other gift that day. Back then you couldn’t get tulips on every corner all year long, only one nursery sold them and they were high demand. So she woke up ea...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Abeto… Abete… Sapin… Tannenbaum… Yolka… Yalinka… Shopping for a Christmas tree? Looking for a perfect one?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
You’ll hear “Kalimera” all over Greece, from your hotel staff to people you see on the street. “Kalimera” means “Good day!” or “Good morning!” It comes from kali or kalo, meaning beautiful or good, and mera, from imera, sometimes spelled himera, meaning “day”.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Maraschino (marr-ə-SKEE-noh) is a clear, relatively dry liqueur made from Marasca cherries, including the crushed pits which give it a subtle bitter almond flavor.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When I was little, someone… perhaps my grandma… told me that if I find a lilac blossom with five petals, I must make a wish and eat it.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Carmina Florum - Flower Songs, inspired by this hand-dyed yarn. It reminds me bouquet of red carnations.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This summer I finally had a chance to visit my hometown and spend time with my family and friends. I also had a chance to stroll around the city and see favorite places, to find the new ones.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
“Kashtan” - Russian name for European Horse Chestnut(Aesculus hippocastanum), majestic ornamental tree. A stroll through any well-landscaped park can be inspiring, but if you happen upon a horse chestnut tree displaying its showy panicles of pink flowers with white polka dots in late spring, the experience can be breathtaking. Palmate leaves fo...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
March 8 is International Women’s Day. A day for men to express their love for women in a way somewhat similar to a mixture of Mother’s Day and St Valentine’s Day. On this day it is customary for men to give the women in their lives – mothers, sisters, wives, girlfriends, daughters, colleagues, etc. – flowers, chocolates and small gifts. Childre...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rain dance… Beautiful silver streaked droplets of water splashing on the glass and then silently rolling down… This shawl reminds me that dance.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Knits and purls, simple lace and cables… This scarf has everything. Can be made in any weight, as wide as you want.
Knitting: Scarf
Lattice of twists alternated with rows of ribbing.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Snegurochka or The Snow Maiden, is a character in Russian fairy tales. She is the daughter of Spring and Frost, and yearns for the companionship of mortal humans. She grows to like a shepherd named Lel, but her heart is unable to know love. Her mother takes pity and gives her this ability, but as soon as she falls in love, her heart warms and s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Glossy red maple leaves, with raindrops collecting in their centers; until finally, the droplets are too heavy and they slide off from leaf to leaf, hoping to break their fall on the head of a woodland walker.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Crinoline Period (1850-1869) is named after the major fashion innovation of the era, the cage crinoline. In the past, women had to wear many petticoats to add fullness to their skirts. They were heavy and unclean as they dragged in the dirt when walking. The cage crinoline, which was a series of concentric whalebone or steel hoops sewn onto...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Crescent shape shawl inspired by the pattern from the Haapsalu Sall book. Knitted in lace weight yarn from the bottom up. Lace first, short rows second. And finished with I-cord bind off, to control curling…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Summertime… All over Texas, crape myrtles are in full bloom, except maybe for this one, which grows in our backyard. It never blooms, ever! Every spring starts with small leaves like every other tree, leaves grow, become bigger, change color, and fall… But no flowers, just leaves! This shawl reminds me of this tree. Leaves all over, big and sma...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shining with a bright green glow even at night, peridot was called the “gem of the sun” by the ancient Egyptians and the “evening emerald” by Romans. It is said that used as a necklace will protect you against negative emotions or negativity in general. It’s considered to be a tonic for the entire body and associated with stress reduction and r...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Vidalia onions aren’t just the most famous onions in the world …they may be the only famous onions in the world.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I love knitting triangular shawls… It only takes few seconds to cast-on. You get familiar with the pattern pretty quickly, cause there are only a few repeats in the beginning. And then you get almost sick of the main pattern, you get a new treat - a border, and maybe another one… So, I’ve decided to design my own, with nupps, no less…
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Crescent shape shawl inspired by traditional Haapsalu lace. Knitted from the bottom. Lace first, short rows second. Nupps or beads can be added.