Margaret Testa

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
From the pattern: “Originally designed as a special baby shower gift for a family member expecting a preemie, this deceptively simple sweater is as delicate as the new arrival it is intended for. The raglan shaping makes it an easy fit for dressing squirmy little bundles of joy.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Originally designed with my very particular husband in mind, these Twisted Stitch patterned socks feel cushy on the feet and have a subtle stitch pattern without the bulk of actual cables. These socks are knit from the cuff down to the toe with a traditional heel flap; a short-row heel may easily be substituted if preferred. Pattern includes di...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These socks are designed to fit the ever growing feet of toddlers. The ribbed leg and instep create a sock that expands as the child grows, allowing you to simply rip back the toe portion of the sock, extend it by half an inch and knit a new toe as their feet grow. Choose the size below closest to the foot circumference of the child and knit th...
Knitting: Cardigan
The inspiration for this sweater happened when I had to pull the sleeve of my favorite sweater out of the dishwater, again, when doing the dinner dishes one night. I decided I wanted something where the sleeves couldn’t fall in; something that I would be comfortable wearing to make a quick run to the store for milk or run the Saturday morning e...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This Classic Top-down sock, with panes resembling stainded glass, particularly when knit from handpainted yarn, has a patterned leg and instep with classic heel flap and round toe.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This Classic Top-down sock, with Embossed Moss Ribbing has a ribbed leg and instep with classic heel flap and round toe.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Basic Men’s sock pattern that works well with most sock yarns.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A good basic Sock pattern which works well with most sock yarns.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
This is a great first circular pattern as the felting hides any uneven stitches!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This easily memorized stitch pattern creates a dense fabric for a warm winter hat.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Midsummer Night Shawl - A light, lacy wrap for those magical Midsummer nights, this shawl was inspired by the Elfin lace stitch in Barbara Walker’s A Treasury of Knitting Patterns. The elegant drape and simple repeating lace pattern provide the perfect medium for showing off those skeins of handpainted lace yarn in your stash.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern written for 3 sizes: Child’s Large/Women’s Small; Women’s Medium/Men’s Small; Women’s Large/Men’s Medium.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
This fun Fall Topper was the original Inspirations Yarn Mystery Kit! Knit with a rolled brim and i-cord top knot in your choice of light worsted yarn. A great pattern for your favorite skein of hand-painted yarn.