Tagged: Lori Law

Spin : Firewing Pullover

Spin : Firewing Pullover

by Lori Law When I was thinking about designing the Firewing Pullover, I decided I wanted to do a ‘blazing’ sort of yoke that would show off hand-dyed hand-spun BFL, from rovings by FatCatKnits....

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...

Books : Mary Jane Mucklestone

Books : Mary Jane Mucklestone

by Lori Law 150 Scandinavian Motifs Mary Jane Mucklestone, Interweave Press, 2013, 159 pages, softcover. In this book, Mary Jane Mucklestone provides a huge selection of Scandinavian (from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the...

Product Review : The Color Grid by Gail Callahan

So, I’m planning to weave up some plain-weave two-colour scarves for an artisan show I’m involved in at the end of November. Combining two separate colours together in my mind from what I have around the studio in cottons and/or cotton-linen (one colour for the warp, one for the weft, keeping it simple) led me to reviewing the Color Grid, by Gail Callahan. […]

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. […]

Foehn Cowl knitting pattern

Foehn Cowl PDF

Like foehn winds, the Foehn Cowl will keep you warm and toasty, knit in fair isle style, doubling the warmth.

Instructions are included for TWO versions – a steeked version with a buttoned opening, and a version knit in the round without steeks. […]

foehn mitts knitting pattern

Foehn Mitts PDF

A foehn (pronounced like ‘feign’) wind is a hot dry wind which comes abruptly over the lee side of the mountain, also known as a ‘snow-eater’. The most well-known version of foehn winds in North America are the Chinooks over the Rocky Mountains. Like these winds, the Foehn Mitts will keep you warm and toasty, knit in fair isle style, doubling the warmth.[…]