Natasha Sills

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern can be knit out of any yarn, any gauge, with a needle size slightly larger than recommended for the yarn. The mango-colored sample shawl was made with about 800 yards (200 grams) of fingering weight yarn with US 6 & 7 needles, wingspan 96”, depth 24” after blocking.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is a cute, quick, and easy hat pattern, knit in DK weight yarn and designed to be big & slouchy. Only one size is available - 19”/48cm un-stretched, fits heads up to about 24”/61cm (but you can tweak the size to fit by changing yarn & needle size.)
Knitting: Cowl
HÜJ TÜB is exactly what it sounds like -- a huge tube.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Not Tonight, Josephine is a delicate, lacy shawl designed for maximum wearability. The crescent shape hugs your shoulders, and the 72” wingspan is large enough to tie or double-wrap.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
2016 was a tough year for music lovers. One after another, we lost some of the greats: David Bowie, Merle Haggard, and Prince to name a few. Then just when we thought we were finally done, we got one last kick in the gut with the loss of George Michael on Christmas Day.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Arapaima is the ultimate One Skein Wonder. This pattern is intended to be knit from a single 100 gram ball of fingering weight yarn, which usually range anywhere from 400 to 500 yards.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
No Love No Nothin is knit side-to-side, with spikes along the bottom edge. Leave as a scarf, or pick up stitches and add subtle short row shaping along the top for a deeper shawl. The instructions are charted, with a relatively simple and easy to memorize lace pattern repeat.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This simple boomerang shawl is my answer to the common question “What can I make with hand-spun yarn?”
Knitting: Animal Toy
Purrl the Cat is a super fast & easy pattern that can be knitted by anyone - beginners included. Kitty can be made in any size or gauge, making this a great way to use up all those scraps and half-balls left over after your other projects are done.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
These socks are simple and elegant -- just enough detail to look pretty without an overwhelming amount of pattern stitches. Three unique cables run down the back of the ankle through the heel flap and the body of the sock is finished off in quick, simple stockinette.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The sample shawl is approximately 60” across the top and 13” (at the edge) - 17” (at the points) deep.
Knitting: Animal Toy
Lester is the mascot for Houston Fiber Fest.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl pattern was inspired by the beautiful Blue Morpho butterfly. The outer edge has subtle diamond-shaped points and just enough black beads around the border to mimic the Morpho’s dark wing outline. There is a swath of intricate lace that looks like repeating butterflies surrounding a simple pattern of cocoon shapes.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitters often evolve past beginner status but aren’t quite sure where to go next. Jumping head first into lace knitting seems daunting. F-stop was designed with this in mind, to help ease the transition as you graduate to the world of more complicated stitch patterns.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
EXTINCTION is a quick and easy shawl pattern. A slightly ribbed look is achieved by alternating sections of stockinette and reverse stockinette. Colors transition gradually into one another with linen stitch.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This pattern is almost ready! Testing is over and the final hat will be available for purchase mid-March.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
New-ish fair isle knitters: Worsted weight yarn makes this project quick and easy.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Page 1 contains information, instructions, and helpful tips. Page 2 contains the actual pattern.
Knitting: Gloves
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This pattern is also available free with the purchase of NOM yarn by Gritty Knits.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Named after the sand dollar for its 5-pointed star motif created by the hat-top decreases.
Knitting: Gloves
Use needle size US #1 for S/M or US #2 for M/L.