Kay Hopkins

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eBook : 3 patterns

Three distinct shawl designs inspired by a wonderful visit to Ireland and Scotland and learning about their colorful Viking history. Flexible options are built into each design so that you can make your very own, personalized shawl.

eBook : 4 patterns

Favorite Designs for Fall. Cranberry Crush, Mackenzie Scarf, Starry Night and the Sand Dollar Shawl. Four quick knits that are beautiful and unique, each in their own way. Soft texture is the common thread or should I say “yarn” here?

eBook : 2 patterns

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eBook : 2 patterns

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eBook : 3 patterns

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eBook : 4 patterns

Oregon Coast Shells is a collection of 4 simply elegant tops worked in a nearly seamless manner. What a fun way to construct a sweater or top!

eBook : 2 patterns

Oregon Coast Sweaters is an ebook containing 2 new sweater designs that were designed with a couple of my favorite places in mind: Astoria and Depoe Bay.

eBook : 3 patterns

These scarves, cowls and shawl were all inspired by beautiful Oregon landmarks: Mt. St. Helens, Multnomah Falls, Timberline Lodge and Portlandia. They are all quick and easy projects that are fun to knit. They make perfect gifts and you’ll find yourself knitting them again and again in different lengths and yarn weights. Enjoy!

eBook : 3 patterns

These designs are a tribute to some amazing landmarks in Oregon: Mt. Hood, Crater Lake and Crooked River.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Cardigan
Deschutes River Cardigan is a comfy, drapey, “dressed-up grandpa” cardigan. It is constructed top-down and completely seamless allowing for a customized fit as you go. Optional waist shaping is included. The worsted weight makes this a fast knit for a cardigan while the colorwork and details keep it interesting.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I am offering 50% OFF ON ALL PATTERNS and e-books to celebrate my birthday! Offer is good through Jan 31, 2018. Enter Happy Birthday at checkout.
Knitting: Pullover
Take 25% off on both Cascade Locks and Mt. Bachelor (or on the e-book for the best deal) until the end of January 2018. Enter code NEW YEAR at checkout.
Knitting: Pullover
Take 25% off on both Cascade Locks and Mt. Bachelor (or on the e-book for the best deal) until the end of January 2018. Enter code NEW YEAR at checkout.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simple elegance in a long, narrow, bias shawl with a leaf lace border. Optional inserts of matching leaf lace frame sections of stockinette, providing a nice mix of easy knitting and interesting construction of the lace inserts.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This Irish Shawl (from my Celtic Shawl Collection) is knit end-to-end in a completely seamless manner and will look great in many yarn weights. The pattern is easily adjusted to any size by simply adding or reducing repeat sections. The diagonal bias of the main shawl body really shows off hand-dyed yarns but is equally stunning in a solid color.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The Scottish Highlands Shawl (from my Celtic Shawl Collection) is worked end-to-end in a completely seamless manner. This design was inspired by a very memorable visit to some incredible, ancient Abbey ruins in Scotland.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Viking Woman Shawl (from my Celtic Shawl Collection) is a very soft, comfy, lightweight shawl using bold colors and simple lace and colorwork designs to pay tribute to the lives and confidence of early Viking women.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Quick and Fun Knit!! - Meandering rivers of stockinette stitch in a bed of dropped stitches make for a surprisingly quick knit. The stitch pattern looks great on both sides, is easy to memorize, and is a fun way to spice up your wardrobe.
Knitting: Cardigan
Hooded sweater jacket with tons of texture and clean lines designed to look great on many body types. This raglan sweater jacket is constructed top-down and completely seamless.
Knitting: Cardigan, Coat / Jacket
Instructions revised for completely seamless option including the button bands.
Knitting: Pullover
Simple and versatile elegance. Wear it with or without the cowl for two distinct looks and for varying weather conditions!
Knitting: Cardigan
Depoe Bay Cardigan is a figure flattering ¾ sleeve cardigan that you can toss on for a casual sweater or wear it as an elegant layer to dress up your outfit. Wear it open or belt it for a sassy look.
Knitting: Pullover
Astoria is worked top down in a completely seamless manner! Relaxed fit, a shirt tail hemline and easy mock cables add a figure-flattering and romantic twist to your favorite sweater.
Knitting: Cardigan, Shrug / Bolero
Depoe Bay Shrug is a quick knit that you’ll want to toss on over a tank top and jeans, layer with your favorite sundress, and wear as a stunning “shawl with sleeves” over a dressy gown. This particular yarn and color calls out for that black velvet gown that you’d like to wear more often if only you had just the right thing to top it off. “Beac...
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
This simply elegant top is worked flat in one piece in a nearly seamless manner. What a fun way to construct a sweater or top! The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and makes a great take-a-long knitting project.
Knitting: Tee
This simply elegant tunic is worked flat in one piece in a nearly seamless manner. What a fun way to construct a sweater or top!
Knitting: Tee
This simply elegant top is worked flat in one piece in a nearly seamless manner. What a fun way to construct a sweater or top! The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and makes a great takealong knitting project.
Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Candlelight and lace….a timeless and beautiful combination! This is a great intro to lace knitting and a fun design to make and to wear in several versatile options.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and this diamond-textured scarf will spice up your wardrobe like none other! A quick and easy pattern that makes a great gift or to treat yourself! The stitch pattern is reversible and looks equally beautiful on both sides.
Knitting: Scarf
A quick knit and much easier than it looks, this scarf makes an impressive gift for men and women alike! A great intro to cables that look like burnished etchings on silver jewelry or intricate wrought iron.
Knitting: Scarf
Intertwined cables that ripple like the surface of a lake in a breeze. A great introduction to cables and a fun scarf to make and to wear!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Pullover
Beautiful textures in the patterned bands of color team up with a warbled and silky look throughout the sweater. This is a sweater that you’ll want to make in several of your favorite color combinations (or even in a solid neutral to really show off the stitch pattern in the bands)!
Knitting: Cowl
A quick knit cowl that uses 1 skein or less! The design offers endless possibilities for wear: as a cowl, shoulder wrap, infinity, or even made longer and worn open as a scarf.
Knitting: Tee
This simple yet elegant top is worked flat in one piece in a nearly seamless manner. What a fun way to construct a sweater or top! The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and makes that perfect take-a-long summer knitting project.
Knitting: Cowl
A quick knit cowl that combines two related stitches for fantastic texture and interesting contrast. Wear it long as a scarf, wrap it over your shoulders or twist it up as a cowl. Make it in a lightweight, silky yarn for your spring and summer wardrobe or in a drapey, heavier yarn for cold weather. You will find these stitches to be an easy, rh...
Knitting: Cowl
Note: this pattern has been rewritten with more detailed written instructions and charts.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Both versions of this quick knit cushiony cowl are great first brioche projects. Like Multnomah Falls, this scarf has 2 cascading sections or you can focus in on just one of the “falls” and have a single wrap cowl. You will find yourself knitting both patterns in various yarns and lengths! The brioche stitch is completely reversible and is very...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
This quick knit cowl is a fun and easy stitch that will dress up any outfit.
Knitting: Cowl
This quick knit cushiony cowl is a great first brioche pattern. You will find yourself knitting this in various yarns and lengths! The brioche stitch is completely reversible and is very squishy as it’s a double-sided stitch pattern. The scarf can be made in any length and using just about any yarn weight for varying levels of scrunchiness and ...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Sand dollars in frothy surf. Rugged laciness. Soft and silky. Simple design with complex textures.
Knitting: Cowl
The Mt. St. Helens scarf is soft and beautiful yet rugged and unpredictable just like the volcano itself. It is made of lighter-than-air Shibui Silk Cloud yarn anchored by streams of lava-like Linen. It is versatile to wear, looking as good with a pair of jeans as it does with a silk blouse and suit. Wear it long or wrap it two or three times f...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
I designed and made this scarf for my daughter Mackenzie’s 19th birthday. I wanted a scarf that, like Mackenzie, is beautiful, soft, and feminine yet surprisingly tough. I chose a yarn that looks like angel wings on the outside (mohair) but has a core of steel (silk) that shines through.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
I revised and updated this pattern as I’ve learned so much since I first published it! Thanks to all who were so patient with one of my very first designs!