Big bulky cowls are popular, stylish, and warm. This knitting pattern is easy enough for a beginning knitter but also quick enough for an experienced knitter to make in an evening. It is worked in the round on large needles … Continue reading
The Indie Design Gift-A-Long is underway. What is that, you ask? Let me explain! A group of independent knit and crochet designers, including myself, have gotten together on Ravelry to run an amazing knit- and crochet-a-long event. There are 335 … Continue reading
The Contentment Shawl is a pretty one-skein crescent-shaped shawl that is worked from the bottom up with a pretty lace border reminiscent of the lace pattern of the Contentment Cowl. The stockinette stitch body is shaped with short rows and finishes with … Continue reading
The Spring Rain Shawl is a lovely sideways shawl pattern that begins with 18 cast-on stitches, increases to the middle, and then decreases back down to 18 stitches. The leafy lace border is worked at the same time. One skein … Continue reading
Texture & Colour is a new sideways asymmetrical, or bias, shawl. Like 8 Simple Stripes and Lovely Eyelets, it is worked from one corner point to the opposite edge. Easy increase (kfb) and decrease (k2tog) stitches are alternated to create a … Continue reading
My free Truly Triangular and Totally Triangular Scarf knitting patterns have been hugely popular. These triangular scarves are easy to work, can be worn as either a scarf or a shawl, and garter stitch scarves or shawls are always popular in … Continue reading
Once again this week there are lots of beautiful knitting patterns to drool over. I’m happy to see a new edition of knit.wear magazine. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen this one. Take a look at these great spring/summer patterns … Continue reading
The Gratification Hat is the fifth and final pattern in my Winter Comfort Collection. This slouchy hat is naturally asymmetrical, giving it a unique shape and style. It uses an easy slipped stitch pattern that creates a triangular section on a background of stockinette. It … Continue reading
I’ve been itching to work on a shawl pattern lately. Here are some beautiful shawl patterns that were published this week:
- And finally, Alicia Plummer and Melissa Schaschwary are holding a Spring Skies KAL in their Ravelry group. Check it out here: Plum Dandi Spring Skies KAL. Alicia has just released Lifted, a rectangular shawl pattern, and Melissa has just released Benevolence, a sideways triangular shawl. They are both beautiful.
Feel like starting a new shawl pattern too? I highly recommend any of them!
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Have you noticed these beautiful knitwear collections this week? Whether you’re looking for sweater or accessory knitting patterns, these collections are designed around beautiful themes. The Brooklyn Tweed Ganseys Collection is a collection of pullovers and hats with a cozy and warm … Continue reading