Emily O'Brien

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Whether or not you enjoy the actual taste of candy corn, we can all agree they’re cute around Halloween! Especially if they are adorning a handknit washcloth. This is the perfect beginner mosaic knitting project because it’s a quick simple project that you can make in a day!
Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Save $2 if you also purchase Autumnal Equinox Mitts! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own Autumnal Equinox Mitts the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Save $2 if you also purchase Autumnal Equinox Hat! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own Autumnal Equinox Hat the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bubble tea isn’t just a pretty Instagramable beverage, it’s also delicious and fun. Just like how super speckled yarn isn’t just pretty and Instagramable, it’s also fun! It can be hard to find a pattern that will play nice with all those
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by all things Romantic (that’s with a capital “R”), this lacy crescent shawl is the perfect accessory for curling up by candlelight for some dark spooky reading. Or perhaps you’d rather be in the story, roaming some misty and quite possibly haunted moors, either way this shawl is a dramatic piece to drape yourself in. Pick two colors t...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Is it just me or is the wallpaper staring at me? Inspired by the classic creepy decor of a certain spooky mansion that started its life in Anaheim and has since travelled around the globe, these haunted socks will add some creepy cool flair to your feet. The socks are worked top down with twisted stitches and cables. They have a heel flap desig...
Knitting: Hair accessories
Make some 80’s/90’s hair magic by knitting your own scrunchie. Use a large enough elastic hair tie base and you also have a fabulous wrist accessory. These knit up quick and made adorable gifts. Plus, they’re also the perfect little item to make out of a 20 gram mini skein. The pattern includes access to a video with tips for working with the f...
Knitting: Cowl
Have a ball of self-striping sock yarn that is just too magical and awesome for socks? Grab a contrasting skein and let them join forces in a fellowship that forms a cozy cowl. Braided cables cross a bed of fun stripes and garter for texture. This a perfect beginner project for cabled colorwork. Knit in the round as a tube and then grafted toge...
Knitting: Cowl
Yarn, she can be a cruel mistress. You see that one special skein and immediately snatch it up because it MUST be yours, but then you get it home and have absolutely no idea what to do with it. This triangle cowl is the answer to that siren’s call, it just takes 200 yards of Sport or Fingering weight yarn. The pattern was designed specifically ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
One hat isn’t enough bees, if you purchase the Apiculture Hat pattern you also get my Apiculture Pillow pattern for FREE! The discount is automagical, just add both patterns to your cart. **
Knitting: Cowl
A doubley decadent cowl with mohair fluff and sparkly lace. The delicate mohair and slipped stitches make this a very elegant accessory. This lightweight oversized cowl looks great bunched around the neck or worn as a snood. It’s the perfect shape for that “Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi” look. This is a very relaxing knit with lots of stockinette stit...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Let’s settle this! An easy and relaxing knit, Settlers of Knittan is a crescent shape shawl that is simple enough to knit during an epic board game night. The hexagon garter stitch texture is inspired from the unique board for one my favorite board games, Settlers of Catan. All of the texture pattering is done on the wrong side so every Right S...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The very concepts of warm and cozy are knit right into this slouchy oversized beanie hat. Everything starts from the brim up with an extra long brim that is folded up for maximum warmth. A fun to knit reversible seed stitch pattern that is both charted and written is worked over the body of the hat then crown decreases are worked for a slouchy ...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
With a mock cable panel inspired by some of my leafy children, these socks are perfect for an afternoon of spritzing air plants and tending to succulents. But they’re also the perfect pattern for a self striping yarn! The mock cable motif keeps the knit interesting, while still looking classy in striped yarn. This pattern includes both toe-up a...
Knitting: Cowl
Save $2 if you also purchase the Puppies Are Cute Hat No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own Puppies Are Cute Hat the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Save $2 if you also purchase the Puppies Are Cute Cowl! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own Puppies Are Cute Cowl the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Get cozy with some scrumptious tweed and chunky ribbed cables. These classic twisting lines will match any fall outfit, but you’ll feel like you’re walking around wrapped in a squishy blanket. Because isn’t wearing a classy shawl that is really just the comfiest blanket ever the ultimate outfit dream?
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rows of archways and towering shelves of books are framed by luminous windows in Trinity College’s Old Library. In this shawl the architectural forms of that library are formed by fun and easy mosaic knitting. This pattern is easy to memorize once you get going so get ready for an engaging knit and stylish finished piece. Both fully written and...
Knitting: Cowl
Save $2 if you also purchase the Kitties Are Cute Hat! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own Kitties Are Cute Hat the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Save $2 if you also purchase the Kitties Are Cute Cowl! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own Kitties Are Cute Cowl the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A doubley decadent shawl with mohair fluff and sparkly lace. The delicate mohair and slipped stitch selvedge make this a very elegant accessory. This lightweight asymmetrical triangle shawl is the perfect air conditioning guard for warmer months. This is a very relaxing knit with lots of garter stitch and easy eyelets so kickback and relax with...
Knitting: Cup / Mug
Are you Team Beans or Team Leaves? This warm beverage cozy can be knit up in some stashed scraps to make an adorable way to keep your drink warm. Pattern includes a coffee bean and tea leaf chart so choose your favorite caffeine method and get knitting. This is a great project to practice your stranded colorwork technique will still making a cu...
Knitting: Mittens
Cozy mittens that keep it simple on the front and back, but have some pizzazz around the edges. A cable lines the entire outer edge of the mitten including the cuff, thumb and tips of the fingers. The cable is set against squishy garter stitch which makes these mittens an excellent choice for showing off some really fun yarn. Knit these up quic...
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
This pillow is as comfy and cozy as a dollop of honey in hot tea. Celebrate our pollinator friends with some honeycomb texture as well as some cute colorwork bees. The body of the pillow cover is in worsted weight stockinette for easy quick mindless knitting. The detail strips provide a little colorowork and texture fun knit seperately from the...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Who doesn’t love a nice plaid? Plaid heathens, that’s who. Don’t be a plaid heathen, knit this asymmetrical triangle shawl so you can have a cozy plaid clad neck. Stripes of garter keep this shawl an easy quick knit. The plaid sections are worked using slip stitches, so no stranded colorwork here!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Go stash diving and make a mini colorwork fade! This simple hat is a great way to use up small scraps of yarn and have fun with color. Plus, who doesn’t love a multicolor pompom? The hat is worked bottom up in the round starting with a brim of twisted ribbing. Stranded colorwork creates stripes of dots. The whole thing is topped off with a colo...
Knitting: Cowl
This warm and cozy cowl takes its strong lines and texture from the log barricades that once protected castles. Its squishy texture will defend you from the cold. Stronghold is a wide chunky cowl worked from the bottom up in the round. The bumps are created by working several rounds of purl followed by a few rounds of knit. The vertical “beams”...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Save $2 if you also purchase the Geodesic Cowl! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own the Geodesic Cowl the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This sweet shawlette is worked end to end and features a fun mesh pattern with points on one side. If you’re looking for something to do with one special skein of hand dyed fingering weight yarn, this shawlette will show beautiful variegated and speckled colors off. It is an easy and mindless knit once you get started, so it’s a great on-the-go...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the cantilevered structures of some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous works such as Falling Water and The Guggenheim, this triangle shawl combines texture and bold lines to create an architectural wardrobe staple.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Made up of 4 totally different diamond-centric lace patterns, this half pi shawl will wrap you up and make you shine like a diamond. It features a knitted-on border and gives you the opportunity to use 4 beautiful colors of yarn. My ode to the overlords of the gems from Steven Universe, I hope the beauty of this shawl represents them well.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
I think even Britain’s most magical nanny would enjoy these mitts. They feature a pretty lace motif but are still very practical for everyday use. They will keep you warm while not adding too much bulk to prohibit you from using your hands (which makes them the perfect mitts to wear while knitting!)
Knitting: Earwarmers
Just in time for New Years Day 2018, my first free pattern! This super simple ear warmer pattern works up extremely quickly. Great for a last minute gift or a mindless fast knit for the movie theater.
Knitting: Cowl
Save $2 if you also purchase the Geodesic Hat! No coupon code needed, just put the pattern in your cart. If you already own the Geodesic Hat the discount will also be applied. Please note: this will not work with patterns you received for free or as gifts.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Brew yourself up some toe-up socks. A panel of large droplets that are made out of smaller droplets run up the side of this poisonous pair. Just a few small drops are enough to poision your knitting desires so you’ll only want to knit more socks. The teardrop pattern is easy to memorize and addictive so you’ll have some potent potion socks brew...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
It can’t be denied, bunnies are cute! Harness the power of their cuteness in your knitting with this bottom-up seamless hat. Use stranded colorwork to tame the adorable little bunnies to your own hat related whims.