Anna Pack

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Scarf
The vertical and horizontal lines in this scarf are inspired by the geometric wall hanging designs of Anni Albers, who was famous for her work in the weaving workshop at the Bauhaus school of art. The scarf is knitted flat using slipped stitch (mosaic) technique using just one yarn at a time.
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, using twisted stitches for a firm texture, the geometric patterns in this snug neckwarmer and mitts are inspired by traditional tilework from Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Chortak is an architectural term for a domed archway typical of the region.
Knitting: Cowl
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, and grafted to form a continuous loop, the geometric patterns in this warm and cosy cowl are inspired by the striking patterns of traditional tilework in Khiva, Uzbekistan. A matching Khiva Hat is also available.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with corrugated ribbing, this hat is inspired by the striking patterns of traditional tilework in Khiva, Uzbekistan. A matching Khiva Cowl pattern is also available.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
‘Nafura’ is an Arabic word meaning ‘fountain’. Featuring short rows and lateral braids, knitted flat from side to side with a picot edging, the undulating contours of the stitch pattern in these mitts represents rippling water and perfectly shows off the subtle colour changes of the handdyed yarn of the same name.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with slipped stitch patterns and two-colour cables, this hat is inspired by beach huts on the West Sussex coast at Rustington, the home of South Downs Yarn.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with corrugated rib and a steeked thumbhole, these mitts are inspired by symbols carved on the Neolithic stone artefacts excavated at the Ness of Brodgar, Orkney. An ideal small project for learning how to create a steek (in conjunction with online tutorials). A matching hat, Tam o Brodgar, is...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Also available for download for charitable purposes from the Ness of Brodgar.
Knitting: Cowl, Beret, Tam
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with two-colour cables, the geometric patterns in this cosy hat and cowl are inspired by striking tiled architecture in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
Knitting: Scarf
Featuring diagonal bands of mosaic colourwork between Latvian braids, interspersed with bands of garter stitch, this scarf is inspired by Cosmatesque mosaics decorating the columns in the cloisters of the basilica of San Giovanni Laterano in Rome.
Knitting: Cowl
Featuring stranded colourwork in stripes of two colours, corrugated ribbing and Channel Island cast-on and bind-off edges, this cowl is inspired by the striped architecture of Italian churches such as the Duomo of Orvieto.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Featuring mosaic colourwork and slipped-stitch patterns, inspired by the apse of the basilica of SS Maria e Donato on the island of Murano, this top is knitted in the round from the bottom up, divided and worked flat then joined again at the shoulder. The armholes are finished with an i-cord edging.
Knitting: Cowl
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, this cowl is inspired by stonework tracery at Wenlock Priory in Shropshire. The edges are finished with Latvian braids.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Featuring twisted stitches in stripes of two colours, knitted in the round, these mitts are inspired by the striped architecture of Italian churches such as the Duomo of Orvieto. The warmer version (green) uses Tukuwool Fingering whilst an alternative version (pale blue) uses Lyonesse 4 ply by Blacker Yarns containing linen, which is ideal for ...
Knitting: Cowl
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with a picot edging, this cowl is inspired by the Persianware ceramics of William De Morgan in Birmingham Museum which are characterised by the use of turquoise and blue. The design incorporates one of his most popular flower motifs.
Knitting: Cowl, Beanie, Toque
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, this hat and matching cowl are inspired by the colours of the euphorbia and other spring perennials in my garden.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with corrugated ribbing, this hat is inspired by a twelfth century mosaic pavement in the Basilica of Santa Maria e San Donato on the Venetian island of Murano. A matching mitts pattern is also available.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with corrugated rib and a steeked thumbhole, these mitts are inspired by a twelfth century mosaic pavement in the Basilica of Santa Maria e San Donato on the Venetian island of Murano. An ideal small project for learning how to create a steek (in conjunction with online tutorials). A matching ...
Knitting: Cowl
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, this cowl is inspired by a twelfth century mosaic pavement in the Basilica of Santa Maria e San Donato on the Venetian island of Murano. A related Murano hat pattern is also available which uses the same colours with the need for one additional skein of Tukuwool Fingering.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with corrugated ribbing, this hat is inspired by a twelfth century mosaic pavement in the Basilica of Santa Maria e San Donato on the Venetian island of Murano. A related Murano Cowl pattern is available which uses three of the colours without the need to buy additional skeins of Tukuwool Fing...
Knitting: Cowl
A reversible cowl in baa ram ewe Titus, inspired by the colourful Venetian island of Burano.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with a simple rolled lower edging and a steeked thumbhole, these mitts are inspired by a mosaic pavement in St Mark’s, Venice. Knitted using Tukuwool Fingering from Finland, in colours reminiscent of terracotta and stone. An ideal project for learning how to create a steek.
Knitting: Cowl
A stranded colourwork cowl inspired by a Venetian mosaic floor
Knitting: Cowl
A stranded colourwork cowl inspired by the stones of Venice.