Mary Gavan

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Poncho
Taos is a light and fresh, casual or dressy evening poncho-like garment.
Knitting: Cowl
Add a little sparkle to your wardrobe - knit the Desert Twilight Cowl
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Ruffled Cappella is a rectangle wrap knit on the bias with Mojave yarn - a soft, textured cotton / linen blend.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Chitalpa, a triangular, self-fringing shawl with beaded fringe for a bit of sparkle, a simple stitch pattern provides stability at the neckline.
Knitting: Cardigan
Andean is a light weight, loose-fitting shrug/cardigan, knit with Mojave, a blend of cotton and linen that has bundles of texture.
Knitting: Poncho
Knitting: Poncho
Verna’s Poncho is knit using a simple lace pattern that is repeat throughout the project. Rows of Canyon yarn alternate with rows of Sea yarn from end to end.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
I’m a yarn dyer. With the idea for this stole on my mind and little time to knit, my friend Caroline was kind enough to knit the stole for me - and work out the details - hence the name.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simply elegant best describes this knitted triangular shawl. Larger needles create a slightly open knit. Knit stitches along the bottom edge were later dropped to become fringe and beads are added to the fringe for a little sparkle. Garter stitch along the top edge provides stability and allows the knitted edge to lie flat.
Knitting: Scarf
The scarf is knitted lengthwise on the bias with one skein of the Sparkle Artful yarn. A great addition to any wardrobe when a little sparkle is called for.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Simple but elegant best describes this triangular shawl.
Knitting: Cowl
Please note: The hand-tied/hand-dyed yarn is what makes this cowl. See www.marygavanyarns.com for details.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
To create this rectangular wrap we chose a simple lace design, large needles, and a richly textured yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
Looking through a l950’s leaflet of stitch patterns I found the “Ant Egg Stitch”. For this cowl I used the stitch in the round, which gives a different twist on the pattern. Although the stitch pattern is not meant to be reversible, the back side has a very attractive waterfall effect created by the slipped stitches. The two patterns, front and...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
In celebration of the new year I’m now offering this pattern for free. Enjoy!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The highly textured rayon yarn, Mesa, is what makes this shawl or wrap. In garter stitch, Mesa produces a lace looking pattern with “little bumps” of rayon that some say appear to look like beads.