Tagged: lace

Orbspinner Scarf knitting pattern

Orbspinner Scarf PDF

The inspiration for this pattern is the intricate, shimmering spider webs spun by the Orb-Weaver spiders during the summer months. In the early morning hours, these iridescent filaments, hung from garden plants and tall grasses, catch the light and any dew that’s fallen overnight. The pattern features diamond-shaped patterns in the center panel, with wide Estonian-inspired leaf-themed lace borders at each end.

Crevasse Shawl knitting pattern

Crevasse Shawl PDF

This simple 2-color shawlette features easy lace bands with a deeper lace border, inspired by the cracking ice fissures and crevasses in icebergs. The shawl is a slightly elongated semi-circular shape, which is easy to wear and knits up quickly with fingering-weight yarn. […]

Aeshna Shawl knitting pattern

Aeshna Shawl PDF

The unique crescent shape of this shawl is filled with fireflies and glorifies the border of dragonflies at the lower edge, stirring memories of warm, balmy summer evenings. The original hand-spun yarn takes advantage of slow colour transitions but the design will look delightful in many different styles of lace yarns.

Laburnum Road Scarf knitting pattern

Laburnum Road PDF

Laburnum blossoms lining a pathway are the inspiration for this scarf, named after the Mumbai lane known for the laburnum trees that line it. Laburnum Road is also known for Mani Bhavan, the Mumbai residence of Gandhi, and amongst the memorabilia housed there is a spinning wheel once used by the Mahatma. […]

Currach Stole knitting pattern

Currach Stole PDF

This stole features an easy lace pattern that looks like currachs, small curved-hull Irish fishing boats, bobbing through the waves. This project knits up quickly using DK-weight yarn, and can be knit using multiple colors, but would also look great in a solid color. […]

Malaga Cove Mitts knitting pattern

Malaga Cove Mitts PDF

Malaga Cove on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is a gorgeous spot for beach diving and snorkeling. Go on a day with a southerly or no swell for the best visibility. The twisted stitch and lace pattern reminds me of the pattern of waves reflected on the sandy ocean floor on a sunny day. […]