Janine McCarty

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Knitting: Pullover, Tee
I get a lot of my knitwear inspirations from the fashion industry and pop culture. I will see a piece somewhere and try to recreate it in my designs. This particular sweater design was inspired by a sweater Laurie Foreman wore in an episode of “That 70’s Show”. I love the mixture of the striped sleeves with the solid of the rest of the sweater....
Knitting: Cowl
Who doesn’t love a warm cozy cowl? Am I right? There is nothing better than wrapping yourself up in some cozy handknits on a blustery day. This reversible cowl will soon become a staple for your winter wardrobe. This pattern is written for worsted weight yarn, but could easily be adapted for anything from fingering to bulky weight yarn. With th...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This is a classic lightweight beret. The brim is worked with yarn held double. This is easiest to do with 2 separate balls of yarn. The doubled yarn gives the brim a little extra support. The main body of the hat is done in just one strand of lace for a nice jaunty drape.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Yeksa Shawl is a true triangle shawl that uses two complimentary colors. Chose one solid color and one variegated color for a dramatic finished object.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are beautiful and fun to knit. The lace detail is ideal for all knitters, whether this is your first pair of socks with lace or your 100th. You’ll find it engaging and the pattern is easily memorized. I’ve included instructions for both cuff down and toe up variations depending on your preference. It features a short-row heel but co...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Hephzibah is an asymmetrical shawl made from worsted weight yarn. Quick to knit with lots to keep you interested and definitely warm and cozy. Perfect for a semi-solid colored yarn or be daring and go bold with varying colors for each section. Make it your own!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
What better way to spend your free time than playing a classic board game with your child? My family just loves to play games. Chutes and Ladders, Parcheese and Candy Land were just a few of those beloved by my kids when they were young.
Knitting: Cowl
This design sprang from a cold day in January with snow flurries and no school for the kiddos. I needed something that would go quick but be beautiful and elegant for a birthday swap project. I fell in love after blocking and now have to have one for myself. I hope you love it too!!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Cowl
Playing with texture is so much fun in knitting. This cowl displays a simple knit-purl pattern repeat that has a lot of style.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless gloves add style and warmth to any outfit. They are fun, fashionable and not too bulky, making them a staple piece for any wardrobe.
Knitting: Earwarmers
This is a quick knit and a great project for using up leftover yarn. The cable pattern is easy to follow and the resulting piece would make a wonderful gift or just something cute for yourself.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I wanted this pattern to be gender neutral, but I specifically designed it to be worn by men, men with large feet.