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Firewing Pullover knitting pattern

Knit : Firewing Pullover PDF

Designed to dramatically contrast two hand-spun gradient yarns with its boldly-patterned yoke, this pullover also works up well in contrasting solid colours.  It would look great in neutral tones, too. It is a pullover in the...

Dail Vest knitting pattern

Knit : Dail Vest PDF

This project is a joint venture with Nancy Zeller of Longridge Farm. I proposed the idea of working with her fleece and utilizing her amazing dyeing talents and many, many moons later here we...

Upland Meadow Mittens knitting pattern

Upland Meadow Mittens PDF

These mittens are worked from cuff to fingertip, in the round, and feature a stranded colourwork pattern. They have a more rounded top than is usual, but are otherwise designed in the traditional Norwegian mitten style.

This winter accessory was inspired by the summertime hay meadows of the northern Pennines in England. The slopes are dotted with stone barns (represented by the Faroese seed pattern on the palms) and myriad blooming wildflowers. […]

Trinity Bellwoods Hat knitting pattern

Trinity Bellwoods Hat PDF

When In Toronto, there have been sightings of rare Albino squirrels. These animals are so wonderful there is a street and a café named for them. In celebration, I created this hand-spun hat featuring white squirrels topped off with a giant knit acorn so you can be warm this season. […]

PB&J Cowl knitting pattern

PB&J Cowl PDF

When I saw the Hello Purl batts lined up in a neat little cubby at StevenBe’s Yarn Garage in Minneapolis, I thought of my mother immediately. Like my mom, these batts had a lot of interesting elements and a little sparkle, too. So, even though I’m just a beginning spinner, I took a chance and brought one home.

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.

A Recipe for Socks in All Sizes

This pattern is written using tables to ‘fill in the blanks’. Insert the tabled numbers for your size whenever you see a __ in the instructions. There are 13 sizes available in this pattern, from kids to giants, enough to make a pair for all the feet you know. Socks are knit top-down with a heel flap and gussets. […]

Diamond Jim Socks knitting pattern

Diamond Jim Socks PDF

Most men do not want lace, all over cables, or colorwork, things that are enjoyable to knit. Men usually want socks that are simple, dark, and long which can leave a knitter wondering, “When will it ever end?” […]