Alissa Barton

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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Begin with working the mitered border in three colors. The striped center is picked up and worked as you go and finally add a broad garter stitch border to the bottom.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern was created to celebrate the 13th annual DFW Fibeer Fest. It is worked with a combination of crochet and knitting, bringing together two marvelous crafts. It begins at the top of the hat with basic crochet in the round. Once enough circumference has been reached you pick up stitches with the knitting needle around the crocheted pie...
Knitting: Onesies
This infant romper was created to be knitted in one skein of fingering weight. My original was knit in a set of gradient mini’s, but one 100 gram skein of fingering will do.
Knitting: Cowl
Originally published as part of an Erin Lane club, now available for download. The knit/Purl texture on this cowl makes it perfect for hand dyed yarns, not too busy, just enough to add dimension.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pattern was originally designed as the third installment of the Erin Lane “Sew you Knit, Huh?” club 2017. While designed for a women’s foot, it would be very easy to adapt to fit larger or smaller feet if necessary. Perfectly makes use of speckled yarns, but will look amazing in a solid or hand-dyed as well.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I have a grandson born on Valentine’s Day who loves knitted socks (or Foot Blankets, as he calls them) I designed these for Grandma to wear, but he claims they are his. Start with a contrast colored rib, change to the main Color and work just a few rows of stranded colorwork for the hearts before finishing the leg in main Color. The heel flap i...
Knitting: Scarf
This reversible scarf features an easy to memorize stitch pattern. Instructions include instructions for creating a keyhole pocket for the othe end of the scarf to pass through. (Option for excluding the keyhole are also included).
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This asymmetrical triangle starts at the narrowest end and increases in a simple to follow lace pattern. The border is Knit right into the design. Every row is written and stitch counts are given.
Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque
This pattern was created as the second in the series of 6 for the Erin.Lane.Bags “Sew you knit, huh?” club and was shipped to members in February, 2017.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These adorable heart socks are knit from the top down with contrast cuff, heel and toe. The hearts are worked in a narrow band of stranded colorwork. Perfect for a first foray into stranded colorwork.
Knitting: Hats - Other
This is the first pattern from the Erin Lane “Sew you knit, Huh?” yarn club of 2017. Eventually, there will be six patterns in this series.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
only part of each skein is used except for the main color.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are started at the cuff with a main color rib, the second color is introduced in the leg section. Both colors are used in every row. The heel is worked in the contrast color and the gusset is worked in a colorwork design. The toe is finished in the main Color.
Knitting: Slippers
Intended to be a utilitarian slipper, easy and quick to make. Nothing fancy. Enjoy!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern was designed as our Knit-A-Long for the Sea Purls 2015 cruise. It begins with a garter-tab cast on and is worked from the top down and ends with an option beaded bind-off. The entire pattern is written and stitch counts are given after every increase row. The pattern offers two blocking options, one as a smooth half-circle and the ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The pattern is worked from the top down and finished off with either long fringe OR handspun long-wool locks as the fringe instead. These handspun yarns can be purcased from Butterfly Girl Designs in her Etsy shop if you cannot make or find some locally. You only need 4 yds of the handspun. If you are making the fringe from a matching (or contr...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Anna Constantia von Brockdorff, the Countess of Cosel, was born in 1680. She became the “Official Mistress” of Augustus the Strong, King of Poland in 1705. Getting crosswise with influential members of the Polish court, she was taken to Stolpen Castle where she remained imprisoned for the next 49 years. Anna Constantia is pictured wearing elabo...
Knitting: Cardigan
New to knitting or just want a quick baby gift, this sweater is perfect! Knit in Brooks Farm Yarns Solana, a worsted weight superwash wool on US#9 needles this One-Size pattern will create a sweater to fit a 9-12month sized infant. Our completely written out instructions are very Beginner Friendly (no “reverse shaping for other side” here!) and...
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf is cast on at the beaded edge and knit towards the center, each end is made separately and grafted together to finish.
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern was designed as a knit along for members of the Dallas Handknitter’s Guild. The pattern is now available to the public!
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simple beaded crochet bind off- complete instructions included.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Throw
This pattern uses three skeins each of three different colors. I used Fluff, Bloom and Butterfly in the version shown.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
Knitting: Vest
Vest fashioned with mitered diamonds. Gauge: one diamond should measure 5 3/4” from point to point, sideways after blocking. Adjust the size of the vest by adjusting the size of the diamond. Requires 18 ounces of Brooks Farm Acero (fingering weight).
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Knitting: Dress
8/1/2010 Newly expanded size range now available!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Tote
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Errata:
Knitting: Scarf
Gauge isn’t important, it’s a scarf! The laceweight scarf finished out to be 10X72.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Each square is 6”, after blocking!
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Pattern note:
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Size Range: 6, 8, 10
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Tee
Knitting: Vest
Size Range: 36, 40, 44, 48
Knitting: Vest
Size range:
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Purse
You will need 2 balls of the main color and less than one ball of each of the accent colors.
Crochet: Coffee / Tea Pot
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is one of the very first I published. It starts at the center neck and increases outwards towards an applied lace edge. A perfect introduction to triangular shawls.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Less than 200 yds blue, odd amounts light peach, black, yellow worsted yarn.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A Shandy was a mix of yarns assembled by the workers at Yarn and Stitches back in the late 90’s. It closely resembles Alp or Wild Stuff. Each skein of a Shandy was about 1000 yds. I also used three colors of Saucy, 360 yds of the main color (cuffs and neck) and 100 yds each of the other two.