By the end of the month, if all goes to plan, I’ll have published 10 indie patterns this year, so far— but 6 of the 9 so far are hats; two are shawls, and two of the planned ten are cowls. (One’s a connected triangle cowl. It could use some new photography. But that aside,Continue reading
Two new hat patterns for April: both have an unusual design/architecture, though their shaping ends up being pretty significantly different. Felsic Mafic.
A new hat! Mafic is a simple garter-stitch beanie with an unusual construction. Knit it flat on one circular needle, with no seaming at the end. It’s reversible, with faux seams on the ostensible wrongside. (If you want.)
This week’s pattern is a scarf, partially because I can’t find my hat(?) and also haven’t knit the smaller (kid-size) version of the hat yet.
This is probably the last shawl I’ll post in 2020. The yarn is very nice: Beach Bunny World Traveler.
Alfa Cowl. I’m a bit late with this update: Alfa Cowl is my take on a simple diagonally-knit kerchief-style neckwarmer concept. It’s not very diagonally knit. It’s a little bit diagonally knit, though.
Skep Cap 1!
A new cowl pattern! The Emerger .PDF makes the cowl shown in two different sizes, in one or two skeins of fingering-weight yarn. (Most fancy yarns come in 350+ skeins, so two skeins will be plenty. With the sock yarn shown, two skeins is enough to make both sizes—one each.) Emerger Cowl.
Gopher is available now on Ravelry! It’s got a little in common with Manta, in that it uses a similar exploded-shape concept (Manta is a kind of broken square; this is a kind of wrecked rectangle, I guess). The slightly weird shape lends itself well to wearing; there are a couple of ways to styleContinue reading “Gopher.”
Coming soon! This shawl is an expansion of the Dog Days 8 pattern—essentially, I was working up a second sample, but I had ~500 yards of worsted-ish yarn, and wanted to keep going. This is a cotton blend (it’s Caron Cotton Cakes or something else big-box; it’s surprisingly enjoyable to knit with), and seems likeContinue reading