Marla Mutch

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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
fun 2 by 2 cable twists and turns up the hat, made in 2 sizes, a hat for baby and a hat for an adult.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Fun to make, just enough pattern to keep it from being boring, but the pattern develops in a logical way.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I found an old tattered notebook in an antique store in North Carolina. The book claimed this “receipt” was 100 years old, but I have no idea how old the book is. There was no date to be found anywhere on it, but there were a lot of sweet notes from women who had passed the book around. I have simplified the pattern, changed the decreases, and ...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
This looks so complicated but it is a trick with tension. Made on very large needles it makes a very modern and beautiful shawl or scarf. The shawl can be shaken into a square and also worn as a triangle.
Knitting: Scarf
Here is a fun way to try double knitting and end up with a fantastic scarf. In double knitting you knit the back and the front at the same time. This scarf focuses on just the knitting, so there is just the long tail cast on and a traditional cast off. Since fringe is used no one will be the wiser. A great project for getting fast at two handed...
Knitting: Poncho
Knitting: Pullover
Very loose easy fitting, light weight, cowl neck sweater made up of the softest alpaca in a bulky yarn. The cowl neck is ribbed in the round with 16 inch size 10 needles to start, and then with size 11 16 inch circulars to make it fan out over the shoulders. then small fringe is added.
Knitting: Mittens
Rolled cuff mitten, gusseted thumb, one version runs Kidsilk Haze along with the KPPM to make it soft and fluffy and one version is plain, without the mohair. These are sized for women.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
What else would the Queen of the Yarn Buyer wear? Long and romantic, and it is a great way to deplete your stash…so you can go buy more yarn… It was fun using bits and pieces and remembering all the things I had made before. Use up little bits you have left over from other projects, use balls that you bought one of for some strange reason. It i...
Knitting: Sports Equipment
My daughter joined the “Bad Golfers Club” in college. She asked for funny golf covers and I thought these fit the bill. They work up very fast and easy. Now that I think of it, most of my patterns are fast and easy….what does this say about me? I striped the cuffs of some of these to put the numbers in without doing too much work. I have seen t...
Knitting: Poncho
This is a very light weight poncho that can be easily worn indoors. It is one color of KPPM in the front, another in the back, and uses a matching strand of Silky wool to pull the colors together. Because of the way it is sewn together, one shoulder will show the other color, both front and back. The stitch pattern is an easy eyelet, mixed with...
Knitting: Poncho
Cotton Classic used for a loose swingy fringe, big crochet roses pinned to top, and a full turtle neck edge with a contrast color to match the roses. 3/4 arm length, but comes to long point in front and back. Worked side to side for upper part, and then points are picked up and knit down. Deliberately knit very loosely to be light and easy to w...
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
This cute little bag opens completely flat and is 12 inches across when open, and is 8 inches long from top to bottom, not counting the tassel. It makes a lovely evening bag and is a great gift for bridesmaids or Prom. The Emmy is purled to make the most of its glittery sequins.
Knitting: Vest
Here’s a great idea to deplete your stash…so you can go
Crochet: Cardigan, Shrug / Bolero
Fun to make and beautiful to wear. Ties up tight under the bust with a medallion motif tie belt. Shelled border around neck edge. Looses belled sleeves, and a deep v neck line. Any worsted weight yarn would work, and the mesh like fabric makes it lighter weight than standard crochet.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A good way to warm up a little one, and use up scraps and bits. The main color takes about 100 yards, and the contrasting band takes about 25 yards. On one I used 4 different colors of Noro Kureyon that I had left over to make the ribbed cuff and pompom. These are fast and fun to make. This will fit ages 1-5, just knit it longer before crown sh...
Knitting: Cardigan, Shrug / Bolero
This is a loose, easy fitting, light weight tie front shrug made in garter stitch. Fast and easy, not you, the sweater.
Knitting: Pullover
Light, sheer, wear as a cover up or as an over shirt.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
I named these after Fanny in Mansfield Park, they seem useful and yet lovely. These are my favorite, the mohair is optional but gives them a lovely fuzzy mist and the picot edging is a fun.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I used 3 strands of fake fur to make this, if you have a yarn that makes this gauge, then you will only need 1/3 of this amount, i am giving a total amount, used 3 stranded. This is made in garter stitch, with the tiniest amount of shaping, and then lined in pink satin and tied with a pink satin ribbon.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is made with 2 strands, if you have a yarn that will get gauge single strand, you will need half the amount of yarn. This is a very loose, easy fitting cardigan with a cropped but boxy shape that closes in front with 2 tassels.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Yarn totals listed here are for 3 strand held together. If you have one yarn that will give you the gauge, the totals are 352-440 yards. Of course, if you lengthen this, you may need more yarn.
Knitting: Scarf
Patterned after a couple of scarves I have that my knitting guru Grandma made, and one that a student brought in for me to count out, but made in cloud soft cashmere blend. It only needs a little bit of yarn, so why not treat yourself. It has a clever little slit for sliding one end in. This is the perfect neck warmer to wear all day when you a...
Knitting: Skirt
A couple of rows of chevrons to give a diamond pointed edge to the bottom, the rest round and round on circulars. Comfortable and warm for that walk through the leaves on a crisp fall day.
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a loose, easy fitting, light weight cardigan with 3/4 length raglan sleeves for tossing over a shell or turtleneck. You shouldn’t melt in this one.
Knitting: Bonnet
This will keep ears warm. ribbed in the front to snug around baby’s face, brim trimmed in fake fur just for fun, this is a traditionally shaped bonnet, made out of patterned sock yarn to update and and jazz it up.
Knitting: Scarf
Started as a swatch that I couldn’t stop knitting. Knit in 2 pieces, joined at the neck with a 3 needle bind off, so that both ends make a beautiful point. A very easy way to get into lace knitting.
Knitting: Poncho
Front a different size from the back, side seams do not match. if you make a mistake, no one will know. Loose, full of drap and flow and fun to wear.
Knitting: Skirt
Skirt is knit in the round using 4 colors in a feather and fan lace pattern giving it a scalloped bottom, and the top waist band is finished with eyelet openings to run a ribbon drawstring through and a picot edging at top. This is lined in cream cotton.
Knitting: Vest
Made In one piece, all in garter stitch, no sewing to do, starts with 3 stitches, and has no cast off. A pretty lace edging, double eyelet edging, and a very simple crocheted scalloped. I have had everyone try it on, and it really does fit them all.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Shrug is knit straight from a provisional cast on, then you twist the garment and using a 3 needle bind off, cast off and join into the round. Version 1 uses 3 colors alternated, and version 2 uses one color of novelty yarn.
Knitting: Purse / Handbag
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
Ties in the front, with short sleeves and a mesh body.
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
Easy fit with a front tie and lightly belled sleeves. Deep v neck line.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Beginner pattern, using large needles and garter stitch. I wrote both sizes for a Grandmother, Grand-daughter taking class with me to give them something fast easy and very wearable. They made them and wore them to a brunch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Based on an old pattern from 1942 for a baby blanket, this is a delicate, airy lace pattern that will make a special heirloom for a special lady. I designed this for my daughter’s best friend to wear on her wedding day in hopes of great love and happiness.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Based on an old pattern for our boys overseas, these were intended as a glove suitable for shooting, keeping the hands warm and leaving the fingers free. I made these for my brother a WWII buff and hunter, but added a different rib and a thumb. The original was down back and forth with no thumb. These have a gusseted thumb and are done in the r...
Knitting: Booties
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless gloves with long ribbed cuffs. Fitted, gusseted thumb, and ribbed opening for fingers. Made with sock weight yarn that self stripes so you look like a genius knitter without a lot of effort.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simple triangle shawl with a row of eyelets running along each edge and 3 large tassels at each corner.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
My very first pattern oh these many years ago. Based off an old baby book stitch from the 1950’s, I tweaked this to make it look more modern and to use much bigger needles. Lace panels are interspersed with garter stitch, going from stockinette to reverse stockinette, creating a totally reversible shawl. This shawl can be made with any sock wei...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A one ball of yarn project, so it knits up fast. I made these as a gift for my friend Renee, and knit them up in one day. The fingerless glove is knit in the round, and the flower is a very simple, sewn on crochet. I have had students make them bigger, but then get more yarn, it uses every bit of a ball of Noro Kureyon.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Easy to memorize pattern knits up quickly.
Knitting: Convertible Gloves
My Grandma Tye made me mittens. Brown dense wool mittens that I loved. Every year I had to confess that I had lost yet another one, for some reason, always the left one. And every year without a cross word to me she would make me a new pair. Never just the left, for they had to match. I have two right mittens and no Grandma Tye to make these fo...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
My mother in law asked for a soft shawl for evenings on the porch or dinner out in the colors of Naples Florida. She is an elegant lady, so here is her elegant shawl. Shawl is knit in two halves and joined with a kitchner stitch or 3 needle bind off in the center so that there is a beautiful matching set of scallops on each end.
Knitting: Slippers