Urth Yarns

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Knitting: Cowl
Available for $3.00 until Christmas, no code needed.
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
The Baba Noel Stocking looks at Christmas from an Anadolu aesthetic’s point of view, representing St Nicholas’ birthplace of Myra with Anatolian motifs.
Knitting: Purse / Handbag, Market bag (slouchy)
A spooky bag for your Halloween treats with a sturdy linen stitch base and handles, featuring stranded Jack-o’-lanterns.
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
The pattern’s been updated on Dec 1st, 2022.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
New yarn, updated pattern!
Knitting: Throw
Materials: Galatea bulky cotton
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Chai-aeli is the name of a coastal town at the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is the heart of tea production in Turkey. The first time I have been to Black Sea Region was for a business trip to Chai-aeli. I was completely mesmerized by the sea of tea plants on the mountains. I can hardly find proper words to describe the beauty of green tones o...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Offered with companion pattern Edgewise Mitts for a discounted price of $5.00 USD.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
Offered with companion pattern Edgewise Hat for a discounted price of $5.00 USD.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Named for the expressive traditional flat woven kilims of Anatolia which often use colorful yarn remnants in playful combinations, Kilim Shawl combines two of my favorite stitches in a textured stashbusting wrap, and a nod to our crafting neighbors to the north with a braided trim that reminds me of similar edgings on Anatolian saddle bags and ...
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
Scrapbuster Satchel comes in two pattern versions:
Crochet: Electronics Cozy
The Petek phonecase is crocheted with an easy, beginner-friendly Half Double Crochet Moss Stitch. It’s first worked flat, then the sides are sewn together using a Blanket Stitch. Finally, a strap to hold the flap closed is added, as well as a decorative tie finished with a puff stitch.
Crochet: Accessories - Other
Boncuk means “bead” in Turkish, pronounced “BON-juk”, referring to bead-like puff stitches.
Knitting: Hair accessories
Pattern Notes: Knitting Stripy Scrunchies is a great way to use up any precious bits of leftover yarn, while practicing Provisional Cast On and a Modified 3 Needle Bind Off techniques on small, yet functional accessories.
Crochet: Beret, Tam
Zima is a classic beret crocheted with lofty Post stitch rib for added structure and detail of crisp curved lines. Despite using the softest, cashmere-like 16 micron merino in fingering weight, the resulting fabric is surprisingly squishy and dense in order for the beret to hold its shape, which makes it easy to style.
Knitting: Cowl
A funnel-shaped cowl combining variations of finely crafted Neoclassic metalwork and jewelry inspiration, wrought in geometric lace and rib.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless mitts combining variations of finely crafted Neoclassic metalwork and jewelry inspiration, wrought in geometric lace and rib.
Crochet: Cowl
Pattern notes: Named after baklava - a rich, decadent dessert, and the Turkish name for Puff stitch.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Abundance Beanie has also a companion pattern: Abundance Cowl
Knitting: Throw
Materials: 9 skeins Uneek Worsted, shown in 4008
Crochet: Headband, Earwarmers
Keeping your ears warm, and hair out of your face without the ‘hat hair’ effect, Turquerie headband is a neat and versatile accessory. The timeless turban-like twist is inspired by the recurring eastern influence on fashion.
Knitting: Cowl
Abundance Cowl has also a companion pattern: Abundance Beanie
Knitting: Scarf
Synthesis is inspired by sound waves and the harmony of the various sounds to form a musical artwork. Two colors combine in a diamond shape using two different techniques: brioche and garter stitches. Colors in the garter sections blended together and in the brioche sections shine individually on their own.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This enveloping, dramatic right triangle-shaped shawl is a play on the coiled forms of the Hippodrome’s Serpentine Column, worked flat in simple decrease/increase eyelet-like ridges along simple 1x1 rib rows.
Knitting: Scarf
Urth Yarns, Harvest DK (100% Extrafine Merino, 300 yds/1000g) Cinnamon, 3 skeins
Knitting: Scarf
A 1-skein boomerang shaped scarf that ebbs and flows in ever changing, nearly reversible stitch directions, much like its namesake river in the Aegean region of Turkey, using a repetition of whirling eyelets to demarcate the textures of each different motif. Worked flat from the narrow end with consistent garter edges.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Twisted stitches suggest a wrought iron balcony against a brick façade of reverse garter stitches. A long trapezoid shape worked flat in the ombred colors of Monokrom DK creates an intricate interwoven effect that’s much easier than it looks. The Shawl starts at the bottom wider edge and decreases 2 sts every RS Row.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Aura shawl is a simple asymmetric 2-color triangular shawl, using easy textured and mosaic stitches knit flat. The shawl starts at the narrow end, adding 1 stitch every two rows.
Knitting: Cowl
A 1-skein cowl in two sizes and two bind off options. Inspired by the static geometric and streamline motifs of the Art Deco era, three stitch motifs align in a rigid square structure that flows into a diagonal double seed stitch eyelet lace. The Narrow version is worked in the round, with each of the triangular picot edged points worked flat s...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Pattern notes: This right-angle shawl starts by working the first Twisted Block, then adds the second Block by casting on and working another pattern repeat of 9 stitches, then continues that process by adding a third Block. These three Blocks continue up the left side of the shawl.
Knitting: Scarf
Sleigh tracks is a classic reversible scarf, a perfect beginner-friendly project. Knitting simple 5x2 ribbing is relaxing, yet exciting as you see the festive color changes of Christmas come about. The wide ribbing adds subtle lines to plain stockinette on the right side, and pronounced ‘sleigh track’ ridges on the wrong side, while preventing ...
Knitting: Pet Clothing
A classy edition to any dog’s closet, Canine Stripes Sweater features a simple seamless top-down construction with rib detailing along the neck, chest and sleeves to provide a comfortable fit. Optional short rows shape the gently curved rump.
Knitting: Cowl
Lantern Lace Cowl is now also available in French
Knitting: Pullover
This relaxed, cropped fit garment is worked bottom up in separate front, back and sleeve pieces, seams are sewn with a tapestry needle and MC yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
V-shaped wedges of 2x2 rib slant from vertical rows of eyelets and decreased sts. This cowl is worked in the round.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
A quick but stylish and slightly slouchy hat alternating needle sizes and directions. This hat is knit in the round with 13 / 9 mm needles for the Stockinette Stitch, turned and worked both sides with 17 / 12 mm needles for the Herringbone Stitch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A quick triangular shawl with chunky fringes and 2x2 rib worked along one edge, while the shawl grows in width 1 st each row on the other edge. The body of the shawl is worked in Broken Rib Stitch.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
A border of knit lace winds around the edge of an eyelet trellis in this quick and slightly slouchy 1-skein hat, worked in the round.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A border of knit lace winds along the edge of an asymmetric eyelet trellis in this quick two-skein shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A garter stitch eyelet leaf lace runs along one side, as this right angle triangular scarf grows 1 stitch each row along the other. “Tarla” means “field” in Turkish, so envision a tract of seed
Knitting: Cowl
Longing for a mountaintop to regain or retain your peace of mind? This simple cowl spiral steps a 1x1 rib around and up, winding together a light and simple multi-season accessory.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“Mahalle” (ma-ha-lay) means “neighborhood” in Turkish. This is a Top Down version of the traditional Toe Up sock which has been knit in Turkish families for generations. The sock starts in the round with a 2x2 rib cuff. The leg is then worked to the heel flap, which is worked flat with decreased vertical sides, so it snuggly fits around the wea...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
“Mahalle” (ma-ha-lay) means “neighborhood” in Turkish. This traditional toe up sock is perfect to fit the foot length as you knit. Socks are knit in the round from the toe up on a set of DPNs for the toe and heel flap. The foot, leg and rib cuff can be worked on either DPNs or 9” circular needles.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Austra’s Boot Cuffs are available for $1 until 8/23/21, no code necessary.
Knitting: Boot Cuffs / Toppers
Austra’s Boot Cuffs are available for $1 until 8/23/21, no code necessary.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Laima’s Wrist Warmers are available for $1 until 8/23/21, no code necessary.
Knitting: Boot Cuffs / Toppers
Laima’s Boot Cuffs are available for $1 until 8/23/21, no code necessary.
Knitting: Cardigan
A dropped waist, open front easy fit cardigan with slight negative ease at waist, flared at the hip. The name is inspired by the centuries-old, beautifully chaotic decor within the Harem at Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace, where patterns, colors and textures collide every which way, much like this cardigan. For a more refined version, Topkapi also wo...
Knitting: Tee
A study in textures as inspired by the cobblestoned streets of Istanbul. The body and sleeves are each worked separately in the round from the bottom up, moving from a linear 3x3 rib to two versions of patterned blocks, then joined with an eyelet ‘grate’ yoke ringing the shoulders. The only seams are under the arms.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A simple right angle shape worked with large needles quickly weaves itself in variegated color as it grows, by adding one stitch at the beginning of each RS Row, and another stitch at the end of each WS Row. The Shawl Body is bordered on two sides by a Bunting Edge worked in a smaller scale, giving visual emphasis on the playful triangular moti...
Knitting: Headband
Classic 2x2 rib takes a diagonal turn across this simple headband, with straightforward cable construction worked flat and then sewn together. If a seamless headband is preferred, use a Provisional Cast-on, then Kitchener Stitch it together at the end.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Check out the companion pattern Blossom Cowl.
Knitting: Cowl
Check out the companion pattern Blossom Hat
Knitting: Tee
The pattern’s been updated on 30th of June 2022, (correcting the stitch count for size 50 for Rnd3 on p.4)
Knitting: Cowl
Materials: 1 skein Urth Uneek Cotton, shown in 1089
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A garter stitch eyelet leaf lace runs along one side, as this right angle triangular scarf grows 1 stitch each row along the other. “Tarla” means “field” in Turkish, so envision a tract of seed
Knitting: Vest
Three stitch textures embellish this otherwise simple rectangular wrap vest, trimmed with self-fringe and rib on the swing front edges. A contrast braid trim punctuates the neck and armhole edges of this cozy multi-season garment.
Crochet: Market bag (slouchy)
Dunya Market bag and knit Pazar Market Bag are offered for a discounted price of $9.00 USD if bought together
Knitting: Cowl
A simple tube of reversible 3x3 rib, broken into fragmented rounds of color, reminiscent of the tulip beds in Istanbul’s famed Emirgan Park. Trimmed one edge with overlapping flower stem I-cord loops, the cowl can be worn narrow and folded, open and draped over a shoulder, or even used as a hood in unpredictable spring weather.
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
Pazar Market Bag and crochet Dunya Market Bag are offered for a discounted price of $9.00 USD if bought together
Knitting: Cardigan
An intriguing feat of engineering, this relaxed longer cardigan starts with a 1x1 rib stitch collar and lapels, continuing with the body worked sideways in a ridged stockinette. The sleeves are also worked sideways to give the entire garment a sleek elongated fit.
Knitting: Pullover
A twist on a classic mock neck raglan pullover, adding subtle zigzags of intarsia contrast encircling the body and long sleeves, and wrapping the yoke. Seamless construction in the round.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Chunky cables twist up this cozy beanie, punctuated by playful bobbles and topped by a pom pom.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Perfect for snowy jaunts, this stranded beanie is worked in
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Reversible mesh tank, with vee in back or in front.
Knitting: Cardigan
C1: Urth Yarns, Galatea (100% Extrafine Cotton, 95yds/100g) #2201, 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins
Knitting: Pullover
C1: Urth Yarns, Galatea (100% Extrafine Cotton, 95yds/100g) #2201, 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Chunky cables twist up this cozy beanie, punctuated by 4 playful bobbles. The hat is worked following the chart layout for stitch placement. The pattern is written to be worked flat as a rectangular piece seamed up the back. The hat could also be worked in the round.
Knitting: Throw
When we received these beautiful multi-shades of blue yarn, all we could think of was the arrival of summer. This blanket is inspired by our deep admiration of the blue Aegean Sea. Each motif used to create the modules of entrelac squares characterizes the motion of the waves on the surface of the sea. As you jump to knitting the next rectangle...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A few quick sections of stockinette and garter stitch, punctuated by even faster bands of drop stitch, add some tassels…done!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Instant Shawl Koozoo is now also available in French
Knitting: Cowl
A simple alternating slip stitch pattern wings its way around this simple but stylish cowl, an economical 1 skein solution to fast winter knitting. Check out companion piece Winter Birds Hat.
Knitting: Cowl, Mittens
Rustic Celtic cables twist along these essential cold weather accessories, perfect for fast and colorful gifts to keep hands and necks toasty warm.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A simple alternating slip stitch pattern wings its way around this simple but stylish hat, an economical 1 skein solution to fast winter knitting. Check out companion piece Winter Birds Cowl.
Knitting: Pullover
Horizons of setting sun motifs are worked in simple garter stitch lace repeats to create a casual boat neck pullover perfect for cool evenings and cozy relaxing at home.
Knitting: Scarf
A warm scarf knit using two complimentary yarns into a k1 p1 reversible fabric with a cable flowing through the middle intertwined like the affection you feel for your boyfriend, understated and elegant in a color combination to suit him, custom made by you, what better gift is there?
Knitting: Onesies
Wrap the youngest member of your family in this adorable striped romper, worked in your favorite combination of Harvest colors.
Knitting: Cardigan
Pattern update: A new, updated version of Eyelet Harvest Cardigan with symmetric eyelet panels is now available.
Knitting: Knee-highs
Let your feet roar in these socks.
Knitting: Cardigan
“Koza” means cocoon in Turkish, an accurate description of both the Silk Road inspiration for this colorful wrap garment and the cozy warmth you’ll experience wearing it. Uneek stripes are combined with Monokrom ombre in a textured herringbone stitch. Either border the wrap with a slip stitch rib along the body and cuffs, or leave it a plain an...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Urth Yarns, Monokrom DK (100% Extrafine Merino, 300 yds/100g)
Knitting: Tee
Sweater is knit top down, in the round. The Front and Back are worked separately and joined at the underarm.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A simple striped tank takes a turn at the waist through the effective use of short rows to shape an asymmetrical hip. Worked from the bottom in the round, stripes melt on one side then merge to continue evenly up the bodice to the neckline. Take care to plan which end of the striping yarn to start with, so colors blend and coexist in harmony.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The combination of three fabulous colors of Harvest Fingering come together effortlessly to create this easy to fall in love with shawl. The delicate interplay of the linen stitch as it flows along to the eyelet trellis creates a wonderful piece of wearable art for the person lucky enough to call the finish shawl their own.
Knitting: Cardigan
An intriguing feat of engineering, this relaxed longer cardigan starts with 1x1 rib stitch collar and lapels, continuing with the body worked sideways in a ridged stockinette. The sleeves are also worked sideways to give the entire garment a sleek elongated fit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Two or three ombred colors of Monokrom play along this diagonal sampler of textures, using brioche, slip and garter stitches. The shawl starts as a triangle which takes off into a longer wrap on one end. An advanced project that will reward your skills with a wonderfully cozy winter accessory.
Knitting: Cowl
Make tracks with this easy cowl, with horizontal slip stitch emphasis across vertical ridges. A fast knit to add texture and color to a grey day.
Knitting: Cowl
Make tracks with this easy cowl, with horizontal slip stitch emphasis across vertical ridges. A fast knit to add texture and color to a grey day.
Knitting: Tee
Brighten up your wardrobe with the Longitudes Tee.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sink into summer with this lace shawl.
Knitting: Scarf
Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory.
Knitting: Scarf
Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory.
Knitting: Scarf
Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory.
Knitting: Scarf
Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory.
Knitting: Tee
The rails of a ferry boat are echoed in the purl row ridges of this shaped cotton tee, with front and back worked the same, and a wide neck opening. Knit in sections to be easily modified to individual fit.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A classic shell shaped lace trims the hem and yoke of this breezy summer striped cotton top.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A cosmic asymmetrical wrap spiraling out of striped short rows trimmed with eyelet openwork. A quick one skein project or extend it with two skeins for a longer shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit lace winds along the edge of an eyelet trellis in this one skein asymmetric shawl.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
The ancient Genoese Galata Tower guards the entrance to the historic Istanbul harbor. This simple garter stitch top, inspired by the texture of this structure’s old stones and its vivid past, uses a vertical stripe play of color for an easy summer knit.
Knitting: Scarf
Also available at: Our classic long shawl zigzags into its chevron shape based on a simple repeat of stitches. Urth Yarns do the rest of the magic to transform a basic into your favorite accessory.
Knitting: Pullover
Like the staggered bricks that hold up the inner dome of an ancient basilica, herringbone stitches replicate that same structure to engineer an architectural embellishment in an otherwise simple pullover. Play with layering the color and ombre combinations of Urth Monokrom to create an intriguing structure of your own.
Knitting: Scarf
A straightforward shape in stockinette trimmed with textured garter, brought to life with the colors of our Monokrom ombred yarns.
Knitting: Poncho
A dramatic staggered eyelet edge adorns an otherwise simple garter stitch, knit as a trapezoid, then stitched into a poncho shape.
Crochet: Coat / Jacket
Like crocheted origami, this hexagon-based cardigan starts under the arm and wraps around the body, two identical pieces joined in back. The sleeves extend from one of the six sides and the front and hem are lengthened, all worked in the same classic stitch.
Crochet: Coat / Jacket
The pattern’s been updated on May 17, 2022. It includes updated gauge info and a new assembly schematic.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A toe up sock with a short row heel shapes our Uneek striped yarn into chevron zigzags of color from toe to top rib.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
When you’re up for a pair of socks and want the stripes aligned with a bit of flair along the front of the sock, look no further than this new design featuring Uneek Sock.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Add a splash of color and visual interest to any outfit with a touch of luxury wearing this shrug. The luxury will shine through when the light dances across our hand painted silk/merino blend fingering weight yarn as you sashay through your day, where ever it may take you.
Knitting: Hats - Other
An easy swirl of mesh stitched texture worked in the round and topped with a pompom.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Chunky yarn is knit twice every other stitch into extra bold floral-like ridges to define this quick but dramatic accessory shaped like its namesake and topped with a pom.
Knitting: Poncho
Simple rows of eyelet knit in a basic rectangle are transformed when folded into a poncho shape and trimmed with a crocheted picot edge.
Knitting: Necktie
A simple shape with a funky stitch this tie knits up quickly on a US 6 needle. The color blocking formed by the short color repeats creates a fun alternative to the standard monochromatic knit tie. Combined with the textured stitch this tie is sure to please the person who receives it. Best of all, it’s washable thanks to the super wash wool.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
A breezy top to see you through any change of weather. A slipstitched band of texture adds just a bit of interest under the raglan cap sleeves.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A classic Turkish accessory shape often used to teach young girls to knit, this garter stitch triangle starts from ties to hold the wrap the piece around the shoulders, then tapers row by row. Crocheted floral trim around the edges teach that skill as well, making this the perfect pattern for beginners.
Knitting: Cowl
Knit in the round using a single skein of your favorite Urth worsted weight yarn this is a quick weekend project.