Marie Greene

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
This year’s 4 Day KAL sweater comes with a bonus second version - two for one! Pre-Order Sailaway: Original and the Sailaway: Coastal Grandma Variation!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sun-dappled days and cool evening breezes are the perfect backdrop for this lightweight crescent shawl. The watercolor-inspired waves open into shells and scallops in a delightful dance of texture and color. Originally released as my 2022 Spring String Mystery Knitalong, Aquarelle is an entertaining project that you’ll enjoy from start to finish.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
Classic details and sleek style come together in this timeless spring sweater. Cascading waterfall details down the front are created with simple increases and decreases – no cables! The unique shoulder and arm shaping create a gorgeous, flattering fit for any figure.
Knitting: Pullover
A classic raglan-style turtleneck with a progressive edge – destined to be a wardrobe staple that will never go out of style. This coastal-inspired sweater works perfectly for the recommended yarn (Whidbey from Makers’ Mercantile) a heathered blend of bamboo, merino and nylon.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This semi-slouchy beanie has a snug fit around the head and a little “slouch” at the back - and features all-over texture with pixelated details in three contrasting colors. The Pixel Beanie knits up in no time with texture that is simple to work and easy to remember. Choose your favorite team colors or go classic with our winning formula: one ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A delightfully textured beanie featuring bold stitch details in two-colors. With a folded brim and cozy stranded design (using the incredibly addictive and super simple Creel Stitch technique), the Electric Creel Beanie will fly right off the needles just in time for cold weather wear.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by an autumn stroll under the moonlight, Moonrise is a large triangle shawl worked in three colors.
Knitting: Cowl
As a long-time admirer of basket weaving, I set about to develop a technique to replicate something similar for knitting. The result: Creel Stitch, named for the baskets – called creels - used by fisherman and anglers to carry their daily catch. Though there are many different types of creels that vary by location and use – my inspiration was t...
Knitting: Cowl
A delightful addition to the Creel Stitch family, the Wheat Shock Cowl invites you to dance to the rhythm of the stitches: a little to the right and a little to the left, swaying with the wind in the wheat field! This toasty, gender-neutral cowl knits up quickly in worsted weight yarn, with vibrant texture that reminds me of stacks of golden wh...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Add a little spark with this delightful toasty topper! This slouchy beanie is a quick knit for anyone in the family.
Knitting: Pullover
Celebrate the littlest “firecrackers” in your life with this simple twist on the Fireworks Sweater. Worked from the top down in the round, this pullover features columns of firecracker blasts cascading down the yoke. With a relaxed fit and genderless style, it’s a quick knit with just enough texture to keep things interesting.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Treat your feet to a little party with these delightful Firecracker Socks! Knit top down (cuff to toe) with a reinforced heel and rounded toe, the columns of decorative firework stitches are steady little bursts of texture. So fun to create you will be itching to knit another pair.
Knitting: Cowl
A delightful, rhythmic dance of firework bursts, the Fireworks Cowl has a steady beat of texture that’s perfect when you want maximum bang with minimum focus. Light up your cool evenings with this dynamite companion to the Fireworks Sweater. Learn more about Fireworks here: https://www.oliveknits.com/product/fireworks-4-day-kal/
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the Fireworks Pullover, the Fireworks Shawl brings the gorgeous Firework Stitch to life in a lightweight wrap for in-between seasons. With a spray of firework bursts and waves of lace that dance from side to side, you’ll fall in love with the tantalizing texture as the pattern details unfold.
Knitting: Pullover
It’s been five years since that first long weekend when I thought maybe I’d try to knit a sweater in four days. It was a silly personal challenge and I had no idea that it would become an annual event that drew together a remarkable community of knitters around the globe. The 4 Day Knitalong has never been about 4 days – not really. It’s about ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Did someone say summertime? This lightweight, cotton shawl with scoops of color is a perfect breezy layer for spring and summer. The asymmetrical triangle shape features large bobble “dollops” along the finished edge.
Knitting: Pullover
The perfect project for stashbusting! You’ll need four colors (in almost equal parts) - look for yarns that have similar fiber content and washability. They don’t have to be exactly the same brand or fiber content (just similar). If you do choose some fiber that is washable and some that isn’t, treat the entire project as hand wash only. But si...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick-knit beanie to keep you toasty warm in style - perfect for dining al fresco on a chilly day! Choose your favorite solid, tonal or kettle dyed yarn and let the cables do the rest.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Cardigan
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Cardigan
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Pullover
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Cardigan
This pattern is featured in the book Knit a Little by Marie Greene.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Texture lovers, this one’s for you! Twisty cables with a hint of garter stitch come together in this gorgeous, close-fitting beanie - inspired by one of my favorite little neighborhood streets in Australia.
Knitting: Cardigan
Fiadh (fee-ah) is a richly textured Irish Aran cardigan with cables, double moss stitch and a shawl collar.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
The only thing more satisfying than knitting a
Knitting: Cowl
If you love texture, you’ll love this gorgeous
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A vacation shawl: with or without the vacation. Memories and mental vacations might be as good as it gets right now, so if you find yourself silently screaming, “GET ME OUTTA HERE” in your heart, I feel you. Let’s knit our way out of this, shall we?
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Dreaming of your next sunny getaway? Whether you’re in need of a portable travel project, or just ready for a mental vacation, you’ll love these ocean-inspired socks for a little mood-knitting. Throw on some beach tunes, stick an umbrella in your drink and let’s bring the beach to us. Beach, please!
Knitting: Pullover
Join us for a knitalong with Makers’ Mercantile - kicking off October 19th!
Knitting: Pullover
Welcome to the 4th Annual 4 Day KAL! The KAL runs July 1st - August 1st, 2020.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cheerful colorwork beanie with simple details (sizes
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Once upon a time I found myself traveling without
Knitting: Decorative - Other
Knit Your Own Sunshine with me.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A quick-knit companion to the Boathouse Pullover, this charming beanie features simple colorwork that makes quick work of leftover yarn. Knit one for everyone in the family!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Originally designed as a mystery KAL for the 2020 Rose City Yarn Crawl in Portland, Oregon, Plot Twist is a gorgeous exploration of texture and color. Go soft or bold (we love it both ways!), and you’ll be captivated by the details in this adventurous project. It’s no longer a mystery, but you can still enjoy the winding “story” of this design ...
Knitting: Pullover
Loosely inspired by the tradition of Bohus knitting, Boathouse is a graphic, minimalist foray into simple colorwork. Knit top-down, in the round, and with raglan shaping, Boathouse is a classic pullover with eye-catching details in tonal colors. Like the Bohus tradition that inspired it, this sweater features stockinette stitch with strategic p...
Knitting: Cowl
When things aren’t going according to plan, it’s natural to feel a bit discombobulated. In early 2019 I was on tour for my first book while writing my second book. I was in planes, trains and automobiles, with a coffee in one hand and a suitcase filled with wooly knits in the other.
Knitting: Cardigan
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Pullover
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Tee
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Sweater - Other
This design is included in One Ocean, a beautiful collection of knitting patterns from Pacifico Knits.
Knitting: Cowl
A cheerful twist on the Foxtrot Cardigan design, the Foxtrot Cowl knits up quickly with just one skein of worsted weight yarn. Worked flat with a button closure, this stylish knit will be the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe.
Knitting: Pullover
Whether Rhinebeck is a yearly tradition or you’ve spent years thinking it would be nice to go – imagine this fun jumper as your easy breezy way to transport there by needles; it’s a Zipline to Rhinebeck!
Knitting: Tee
Dreamy waves of Old Shale lace knit at a light, loose gauge will have you thinking warm, beachy thoughts in this silky blend of baby alpaca, silk and linen.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This elongated mesh triangle shawl begins from the narrowest tip with increases every right side row. Rows of flower lace are interspersed with mesh over the last third of the shawl. Lightweight and designed for just one skein of Zauberball Cotton Gradient, the Sparkling Rosé Shawl will be a new favorite accessory for the warmer seasons.
Knitting: Pullover
Sizes
Knitting: Cardigan
A charming cardigan with fun, easy to memorize lace. This sweater was our 3rd Annual 4 Day KAL pattern - so it’s meant to be a pretty quick knit.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Colorful pinstripes had their heyday in the 1980s and I admit I was no stranger to their charms (United Colors of Bennetton, anyone? Swatch? Ocean Pacific?). I had a certain capri twinset with tiny multicolor stripes that I was pretty sure looked amazing on me. (I love how confident we are about ourselves when we’re too young to start believing...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by a technology-free getaway on Hurricane Island (off the coast of Maine), Off the Grid celebrates the natural rhythm that comes from slowing down. With syncopated slipped stitches and steady color changes, this graphic shawl is a soothing - and visually stunning - knit. I finished the sample partway through my holiday in Maine and cou...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When it’s time to embrace change, welcome new adventures and say “Peace Out” to the past, this sweet beanie is just the thing to mark the occasion. Peace Out partners vintage stitch details (knit at a fine gauge) with fresh, modern colors. This versatile hat is available in three adult size options for any gender and can be finished with or wit...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Add a little “something good” to your knitting day with this fun to knit, rhythmic shawl that pairs classic stripes with texture and pops of color. Perfect for on-the-go social knitting, you’ll zip right through
Knitting: Pullover
Tradewind is the the first in a series of garments inspired by fundamental top-down knitting techniques with minimal finishing required. With emphasis on bold, crisp color and rhythmic textural details, Tradewind is an approachable, classic design you’ll wear for years to come. (And no stitches to pick up after the fact - it’s all knit at once!)
Knitting: Tee
Get a little colorwork fix (and some speckles, too!) with this charming bell-shaped tee. Brunswick features a shapely fit in the upper body/shoulders and arms with extra ease under the bust and gentle (optional) short-row shaping in the back for a little extra length. This sweet tee knits up in no time and is perfect for layering under cozy car...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A charming, three-color shawl knit from corner to corner, Pacific Grove helps you make the most of your cashmere! Color changes are worked with slipped stitches (no fussy floats to carry) and all the new ends from changing colors become fringe - no ends to weave-in!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
With easily memorized texture and a cozy, lightly slouched fit, the Visby hat is a quick unisex knit for yourself or a gift.
Knitting: Pullover
Vertical details cut clean lines through bands of garter, worked flat (no purling!). It’s joined neatly down the center (and sleeves) with a simple crocheted slip-stitch edge (quick and easy!) worked after the fact. With interesting construction that hints at saddle shoulders and shaping that creates a seamless version of set-in sleeves, Whiske...
Knitting: Cowl
The ultimate multi-season accessory, the Beekeeper Cowl is both playful and refined. With decadent yarn, vivid textural details, and a button closure, this quick cowl is the perfect weekend project. If you love the Little Bee texture in the Beekeeper Cardigan, this will give you another way to play with it!
Knitting: Cardigan
This fun, texturific sweater - the Beekeeper Cardigan - was the design for the 2018 2nd annual 4 Day Sweater KAL which ran July 1 - 15th, 2018. (Note: The first 4 Day KAL in 2017 was the Stillwater cardigan)
Knitting: Dress
This pattern can be found in issue 5 of Laine Magazine.
Knitting: Cardigan
Go with the Flow in this deliciously simple envelope style
Knitting: Tee
Inspired by one of my favorite evenings in Nottingham, England, the Lace Market tee is an homage to a charming historic district that was once the heart of the world’s lace industry. Wandering around - a bit lost - I happened upon a kindly gentleman named Graham who helped me find my way back to my hotel, but who pointed out architectural histo...
Knitting: Pullover
Rich texture and graphic color combine in this modern, top-down, seamless pullover.
Knitting: Cardigan
Everyone needs a basic little striped cardigan! Balise is top-down, seamless, and with a slight set-in style sleeve. The front has a slight v-neck shaping. The pattern recommends a gauge of 26-27 stitches over four inches; standard fingering weights will lean toward 26 st over 4″ (Sherwood Yarn Bluefaced Leicester Sock is recommended for this g...
Knitting: Cardigan
Classic style with modern fit - the Mae Cardigan features striking twisted stitch detail on the fronts and sleeves, with comfortable shaping for nearly any figure. It’s both dainty and rugged in a hearty fingering weight wool.
Knitting: Pullover
A modern Audrey Hepburn sweater, if I do say so myself.
Knitting: Cowl
You know you have one: I’m talking about that skein of hand-painted yarn or gorgeously crazy variegated yarn you fell in love with at the yarn store (or the fiber festival). It’s been sitting in your stash and you’ve never been able to find the right project for it.
Knitting: Cowl
A deliciously double-textured cowl - fun to knit and perfect for adding a new accessory to your wardrobe or for a gift. Pattern includes video tutorial links to make the stitches extra easy to work.
Knitting: Cardigan
The perfect mid-weight sweater for cool weather and seasonal transitions - not to mention a great top layer for travel! (I always get a bit chilled in airports, don’t you?) Heathrow is just the right amount of warmth and flow.
Knitting: Pullover
Bateau is a sleek, modern silk tee with boat neck shaping and a dramatic double cable offset on a landscape of reverse stockinette.
Knitting: Cardigan
Top-down, seamless and knit in one piece, Stillwater is a gorgeous, versatile sweater that is quick to knit - so quick, in fact, that I knit the sample in four days! This was the first 4 Day Annual 4 Day KAL that was held in 2017. See our second year 4 Day KAL sweater here, and the third year 4 Day KAL sweater here.
Knitting: Pullover
TWO PATTERNS IN ONE! Choose either the short/cropped tee length, or the long tunic with side slits. Both sets of instructions are included.
Knitting: Poncho
Named for Blacklock Point on the Oregon Coast, the Blacklock Poncho is a gorgeously graphic A-line design that is knit without seams. The pattern is easy to memorize after a few repeats and creates a stunning result that looks like far more work than it really was.
Knitting: Pullover
Apogean is a coastal-inspired v neck tee with two sleeve options - short sleeves for spring and summer, or long sleeves for year-round wear. Easy to wear alone or layer, the lightweight fabric creates a perfect knit for in-between seasons.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A little texture goes a long way in this gender-neutral cap. Simple knits and purls combine for a reversible, easy to wear beanie with a relaxed fit. Perfect for your favorite teen or adult!
Knitting: Pullover
The River Light Tee is an exploration of light and texture - named for a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast, this tee is the perfect addition to a capsule wardrobe. With delicate sheen and drape, it can easily be dressed up or down. It’s knit top-down and seamless with a contiguous saddle shaped sleeve.
Knitting: Pullover
Sea meets shore in this A-line pullover with asymmetrical front shaping and an easily-memorized lace and moss overlap down the front (with a smaller version of the lace on the sleeves). 3/4 sleeves and lightweight yarn make this the ideal spring or summer sweater. Designed to be worn over a tank top or camisole, this piece is as stylish as it i...
Knitting: Pullover
This is one of those sweaters I’m always looking for: a classic v-neck with a good fit. Brookings is the quintessential cabled v-neck pullover - with a bit of comfortable ease in the body and contoured increases at the raglan for a better-than-usual fit. Knit top-down and seamless in one piece, the pattern is easy to memorize - especially after...
Knitting: Cardigan
Tackle the cold in style with this delightfully quick knit! Top-down, seamless and with a built-in button band, First Watch will be your go-to sweater jacket this season.
Knitting: Scarf
I am smitten with grey – utterly and completely in love with it. Grey is timeless and it goes with practically everything. Grays Harbor is my homage to my favorite neutral and a nod to houndstooth, using a strategic series of slipped stitches that create a delicious overall texture and pattern (without following a color chart).
Knitting: Dress
Who says we can’t have style AND comfort?
Knitting: Mittens
The Weatherly Mittens are vintage-style, fulled mitts designed for cold days and snowball fights.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Cowl
If you love rich texture, Kindling will be your new favorite cowl. The beautiful pairing of double seed and twisted lattice stitches create gorgeous visuals in this single-skein project.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This sweet, simple beanie features an all-over pattern of wildflower knots against a backdrop of stockinette stitch. With four sizes to choose from, you can make a matched set for siblings or parent and child!
Knitting: Cardigan
Reedsport is the sweater for long walks at the coast. The deep pockets are sized for hands, shells, and smooth stones. The extra-long length means a little layer of warmth on a breezy day, but with manageable sleeves which work beautifully over a variety of styles and layers. It’s the perfect seasonal crossover.
Knitting: Tee
Eavesdrop is a beautifully minimal linen tee - perfect for warm weather. Looking for pieces for a capsule wardrobe? This is the one!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
We will be exploring a coastal wave of texture and graphic color in this fun-to-knit pattern that is perfect for mindless social knitting. It will keep your interest without requiring a lot of concentration.
Knitting: Cowl
Simpatico is a lightweight, seasonal cross-over cowl that drapes beautifully in Shibui Knits Linen. Simpatico is part of the Encounters Collection, a collaboration between friends (Olive Knits & b.Woolens). We’ve each designed two pieces inspired by our friendship.
Knitting: Pullover
Finished bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 46, 50)“
Knitting: Cowl
Newly revised and updated!
Knitting: Cardigan
Sizes
Knitting: Cardigan
Great pattern for adventurous beginners and beyond -- it’s an easy-to-memorize design that includes a quick cable trick video for working the cables without a needle! (Colorway in sample is Charcoal in Madelinetosh Vintage)
Knitting: Tee
The Mainsail Tee is a nautical-inspired summer tee with smart contrasts in both color and texture that mimic the horizontal and diagonal shaping of a ship’s mainsail. And, like a mainsail, it’s an essential (at least as far as summer wardrobes go).
Knitting: Cardigan
Classic, modern, architectural designs are at the heart of my design process, and this sweater, inspired by the bold, clean use of line and angle of the Art Deco period (first made popular in Paris in 1925) is my homage to this fascinating time in fashion history.
Knitting: Pullover
COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a super quick knit and great for advanced beginners and beyond! With many chilly spring days and evenings still ahead of us, there’s plenty of time to whip up a Willakenzie cardigan.
Knitting: Scarf
Oregon is home to nearly 400 wineries, most of which are located along the western part of the state where the damp, moderate climate nurtures vines that produce some of the country’s finest pinots. Though some wines are aged in stainless steel or even concrete barrels, most premium wines (especially pinots) are still aged in French oak.
Knitting: Cardigan, Shrug / Bolero
Meet the first pattern in the Oregon Wine Country Collection. Jory is a long shrug-style cardigan with an option for a shorter, more traditional shrug length.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The striking display of birds flying together in unison is a sight we regularly enjoy in the Pacific Northwest. While cooler temperatures encourage the migration of some of our favorites, many birds, including crows, remain year round.
Knitting: Tee
This pattern calls for 740-1300 yards EACH of Shibui Twig and Shibui Pebble, knit with two strands together as one (total of 1480-2600 yards if using two strands). --or-- 740-1300 yards of light DK yarn to be knit with single strand. For best drape and results, plant fiber with some silk or linen is preferable.