Jane Howorth

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Pullover
I wanted to design something that didn’t need a lot of concentration, so I could watch the TV while I knitted, but I still wanted to create a sweater that was strong on style, and that the man in my life would love.
Crochet: Legwarmers
Whether you’re headed for the slopes or the ski lodge, these textured legwarmers are right on style.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Bring some hand-made Christmas cheer into your home this winter-time by making a few of these knitted decorations for your tree.
Knitting: Pullover
An easy-to-wear sweater that moulds itself to the body.
Knitting: Headband
A chunky/bulky weight cabled hairband, approximate dimensions 58 x 8cm / 22 x 3¼”.
Knitting: Pullover
A comfortable, relaxed crew neck man’s sweater.
Knitting: Pullover
Embrace a little sailor chic in this sparkly cotton jumper, perfect for summer days!
Knitting: Pullover
A casual, easy to make sweater in DK weight yarn.
Crochet: Cardigan
Knitting: Pullover
A relaxed sweater for wearing whenever, wherever.
Knitting: Bonnet
Get your Folklore style on in this cute little bonnet.
Knitting: Tee
Pattern available in following sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large. Actual Chest Size: 35¾ (39¼, 43, 47¼, 50¼) in/91 (100, 109, 120, 127) cm bust circumference.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I heard the news that I was to receive an invitation to a garden party at Buckingham Palace when I was working on these socks. It seemed right to commemorate such a special occasion, and so ‘Garden party’ seemed like the ideal name for this pretty design.
Knitting: Purse
Take the Summer with you wherever you go with this felted bag.
Knitting: Pullover
This is a smaller version of the Finsbury Park Sweater that I originally designed for my husband, and Gillespie is a small park close to the larger Finsbury Park in London, so it seemed like a good name for this junior-sized sweater.
Knitting: Pullover
The horned goats running around the yoke of this sweater are a traditional Scandinavian design, used here in a fun and way.
Crochet: Bag - Other
This pattern lets you try tapestry crochet in a small project that can be made in an evening.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Crochet: Skirt
Have you ever seen a British film from the 1940s called ‘I know where I’m going!’ or IKWIG, for short?
Knitting: Tote, Laptop
Traditional patterns from the Faroe Island decorate this handy bag. The little men and women are lining up to dance the annual line dance on the longest day of the year.
Crochet: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Pullover
This lighter-weight sweater is designed with the weekend in mind. A comfortable, stretchy stitch moulds itself to the body, making it a sweater that can be lived in all day. The neckline is relaxed, and the contrast stripes can be as bold or as muted as you like.
Crochet: Other Top
This pretty floral top makes a perfect accompaniment to a summer wardrobe. Light and lacy, it will look great over camisoles and t-shirts.
Knitting: Cardigan
This design features an innovative way to use long-repeat or ombre yarns that makes a feature of the way the garment pieces fit together because there are no side seams in this design. Instead, the slow-changing colors of the yarn are shown off to great advantage where the two pieces of the body meet in the center-back seam.
Crochet: Tee, Clothing - Other
Knitting: Pullover
A simple, drop-shoulder style and wide neckline make this a super-comfortable sweater for throwing on and relaxing in. Loose-fitting, with a drop hem, it can be worn over a tee or by itself.
Knitting: Purse
For a quick and easy gift, why not try this cute bag, which uses simple stitches, with the added flourish of cute handles and buttons.
Knitting: Pullover
This is a super, easy-wearing sweater with three-quarter length sleeves and a flattering square neckline.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These easy-to-knit socks could be an ideal ‘first sock’ knitting pattern. The pattern is easily memorised - just four rows - and this lets you concentrate on knitting the different parts of the sock instead.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Using just two balls of sport weight yarn, these stranded mitts are quick to make, and the stranded knitting technique is quite straightforward in this symmetrical pattern.
Crochet: Cardigan
This warm weather cardigan is inspired by the simple shapes of clothing in south-east Asia. The clean lines make it a go-to piece for cool summer wear.
Knitting: Pullover
There are a lot of men in my family, and I listen to them when it comes to designing their sweaters. This cooler-weather sweater is a compilation of their collective ‘Ideal Sweater Wish List’.
Crochet: Beret, Tam
This lovely beret combines the traditional Irish Rose motif with a stylish, contemporary design.
Crochet: Other Top
A beautiful big all-over lace pattern adorns this top for the intermediate crocheter.
Knitting: Pullover
A simple sweater, worked mostly in the round, suitable for beginners.
Knitting: Cardigan
This design features an innovative way to use long-repeat or ombre yarns that makes a feature of the way the garment pieces fit together because there are no side seams in this design. Instead, the slow-changing colors of the yarn are shown off to great advantage where the two pieces of the body meet in the center-back seam.
Knitting: Pullover
This is how the conversation went:
Knitting: Pullover
Many people know of Wester Ross in Scotland as a place hard-hit by the Highland clearances of the 19th century. Hundreds, if not thousands of people were forcibly removed from the land, to make way for sheep grazing, which was more profitable for the landowners. Many left Scotland for ever, travelling to America and Canada to start new lives there.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
A chunky/bulky weight envelope-style cozy suitable for an ipad or other tablet, approximate dimensions 24x18.5x1cm / 9½x7¼x½”.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
A good-sized shoulder shawl or kerchief in an easy, textured stitch that grows quickly.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
A square pillow cover, simple and quick to knit in stocking stitch and bulky yarn.
Crochet: Electronics Cozy
A neat, well-fitting cover for your e reader.