Merri Fromm

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cozy slouch with deep ribbing for folding and colorwork showing the
Knitting: Cardigan
This is a boxy cardigan in an allover lace pattern with a V neckline, set in sleeves, deep ribbed edges, and pockets. It is worked in pieces from the bottom up, then sewn together. The button band is picked up along the Front opening.
Knitting: Cardigan
This cardigan has a cool open neck and a slightly cropped boxy shape. Choose more or lease ease, since the armholes are wide enough to accommodate. Knit in linen because of its elegance and cool draping.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A hat wardrobe is essential for all the different types of winter weather. Though I’ve lived my whole life in the midwest, I never get used to the cold. Stranded knitting will make a double layer of yarn that will keep any head warm enough to contemplate the geometry of triangles in graphic patterns.
Knitting: Mittens
Cute, with a row of little red stitches that look like hearts. But not too cute, they’re not that sweet. Easy and fast mittens with well fitted thumb gussets.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Do you know a delicate prince or princess? I’m not necessarily talking about someone who runs around in tulle dresses singing “Let it Go!” I’m referring to someone who does not like hand knitted socks because the bottoms feel too rough and bumpy, like the princess who could feel the pea under the mattress.These socks are knit with a Princess So...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Tamaraniac is slightly fitted but easy. This simple hat shape was designed to show off this really great long-color gradient yarn. Freia Fine Handpaints Ombré Sport, a joy to knit — really. Though this hat would also work beautifully with another hand dye with a shorter color change or even a solid color yarn. Knit from the bottom up, the ribbe...
Knitting: Mittens
These sassy mittens are slim and and come in two sizes. The thumb, like the wrist, is ribbed to ensure a good fit. The design is very simple stranded knitting—use your favorite method, or try a new one. Both mittens are worked the same and can be worn on either hand. Don’t you just love a little retro vibe? So cheerful, that you’ll be happy, ev...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
These socks are all about using up those extra little bits of sock weight yarn. If you’ve knit a pair of socks or two, you surely have some leftovers. If this is your first pair of socks, ask a sock knitting friend, you will be doing them a favor by taking some off their hands. And feel free to use all the leftovers, mix and match! Knit from th...
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Pretty and strong, a basic sock pattern with purposeful design. Use sturdy yarn (meaning a good percentage of nylon or other strong fiber) in the heels and toes and the pretty or more delicate fibers for the main part of the sock. They will wear like iron. Knit from the cuff down with an adjustable foot length, this pattern should be just right...
Knitting: Cowl
Embrace a unique and beautiful linen cowl. Knit two simple lace patterns in the round and gain a great warm weather accessory. Choose to follow the written instructions or charts. Fast and easy, even for beginning lace knitters.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Are you having a chilly and gloomy day? How about some cake, and some adorable mitts to wear? Both will be stylish and delicious. Easy to knit, and you don’t need much yarn, a nice sport weight with a little shine will do nicely.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When you need a little style to fight the Epics•— or just get through your day, this hat will come in handy. Slim and light, meant to be worn all day, any day. Easy to knit, a great first hat, but with a nice meditative rhythm for the more advanced knitter.
Knitting: Cowl
Cute graphic checks. Use bright contrasting colors. Wear it upside up and upside down for two different looks.
Knitting: Cowl
Easy chunky lace knitted flat and then joined. You can make it longer or shorter and wear it long or doubled.
Knitting: Cowl
Classic and easy stripes. For the main color, use a nice earthy yarn like a handspun. Maybe something that is minimally processed and a little bit scratchy. Use any worsted weight yarn for the contrasting stripes. Dive into your stash and be creative, you only need a little of each.
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
Mr. Nelson can appreciate good materials: he knows fine wood and good beer, he’ll appreciate a good looking tweed yarn—but he doesn’t want to wear things fancy. He likes his knitwear to be classic.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Cadenza, an ornamental passage in music, is like a great accessory to a concerto. These fingerless mitts are a great accessory to add just the right notes to any outfit. They are long and feminine, reminiscent of times past and delicate, but not overly so. Stretchy twisted ribbing makes them fit most everyone.
Knitting: Scarf
Stockinette stitch with the occasional garter rib in a contrasting color. Sound complicated? Relax, this is easy. And in cool linen, knit with a large needle, a perfect project to sip your tea and chat away with your friends. You won’t miss a stitch. This narrow scarf wraps easily around your neck, to keep away that air-conditioned chill. Choos...