Deb Gemmell

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
This is a GAUGE-FREE pattern worked in garter stitch. NO SWATCH needed. Grab some yarn and needles, Cast On 5 stitches and get started. The Back and 2 Fronts are knit separately. Turn everything 90 degrees and pick up & knit along the sides of the Back and one Front. Knit the Side Panel to the width you need for your size, separate for the ...
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a GAUGE-FREE pattern for your baby/child. Nowhere in the pattern is gauge referred to. You can knit this with Any Gauge of yarn you like. Dive into your stash, choose some yarn and the recommended needle and cast on. NO SWATCH NEEDED. The cardigan is sized using your tape measure as you knit it up. This is also a modular knit: join-as-y...
Knitting: Scarf
Dive into your stash, grab some yarn and the recommended size of needles or one size larger and get started right away. NO SWATCH. This is GAUGE-FREE so there is no mention of gauge throughout and the pattern. Work with one colour or work each triangle with a new colour. Work a scarf size or a big rectangular shawl. You are the boss of your kni...
Knitting: Mittens
This is a GAUGE-FREE pattern. No where do we refer to gauge. It is all about knitting to the size you need irregardless of your gauge. Dive into your stash and cast on. NO SWATCH NEEDED. Start at the top of your mitten and work increases until it’s the size you need. Work with any yarn and appropriate double pointed needles or Magic Loop method...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a GAUGE-FREE pattern. No where do we refer to the gauge. Knit to size with ANY GAUGE of yarn. Your choice. Dive into your stash and pick out a background colour of yarn and some odd balls to make the wedges. Work a Garter Stitch Wedge and then graduate to one of the 3 variations: Stockinette Stitch Wedges, Garter Ridges Wedges or Eyelet...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a GAUGE-FREE pattern. No where do we refer to gauge. Knit to the size you desire with Any Gauge of yarn. Dive into your stash and collect some odd balls together and get ready to cast on. 100-200g of yarn will make a scarf or shawl. Start at one point and work in garter stitch, working Magic Rows which will produce a shawl with tails of...
Knitting: Pullover
Dive into your stash and choose ANY YARN you love and cast on. Although this sample was knit in chunky weight yarn you can choose any weight of yarn you like. Knit TOP DOWN working to your individual gauge. You measure for the number of stitches you are getting in 1”. There is some math but this recipe style pattern gives you Gauge Freedom to k...
Knitting: Pullover
This is a recipe so that you can dive into your stash, choose some yarn and cast on a Top Down pullover for yourself. Use any gauge of yarn, calculate the number of stitches in 1” and you are on your way. Because you use your own body & arm measurements for the finished size it’s going to fit both your Bust and your Arms. Work a Straight Bo...
Knitting: Pullover
No need to find a pattern to match your yarn or vice versa. This is a recipe pattern for a Top Down pullover you can knit with ANY YARN at ANY GAUGE you like. Dive into your stash, choose a colour you love and get started today. Knit a swatch or go crazy and start with the information on your ball band. Once you knit a couple of inches, measure...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is a GAUGE-FREE pattern. We will not refer to gauge at all. Grab some yarn and needles and begin. NO SWATCH necessary. Work the first triangle until it goes around your head. Join the second triangle as you go. Sew it up and it’s ready to wear. Work in one colour or stripes.