Free Patterns

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Retro Wedge Felted Bag

This pattern uses Short Rows to create the wedged bottom/sides. and the whole thing is felted to create a firm and sturdy bag. Instructions are included for felting the bag. Yarn: Cascade 220, or other worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn suitable for felting. 3 skeins (the bag took 2 full skeins plus a […]



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Simple Trekking Socks

These socks were designed to showcase the beautiful colors and subtle variegations of Trekking XXL sock yarn, but could be done beautifully in any subtly variegated yarn. The simple texture at cuff and toe gives a bit of interest for both the knitter and the wearer. The k2 p2 ribbing and the reinforced stitch on […]



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Serpentine Mitts

These simple fingerless gloves fit like a dream and look like a million bucks. The non-traditional cable is fun to knit as well as fun to wear. This pattern is offered in 3 sizes and the larger sizes could easily be for men as well. Sizing is measured by hand circumference around the palm, above […]



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Adamas Shawl

“Adamas” in Greek means indomitable or untamable. This name was given to diamonds because of their ability to scratch anything, while not being scratched themselves. The diamond motif in this shawl was adapted from the pattern for a bread cloth in Sophia Caulfeild’s Dictionary of Needlework, first published in 1882. This shawl is worked from […]



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Free Pattern Release: Fenced In Afghan

Boy have I been busy! The new collection is almost ready to go, and I’ve been hard at work on holiday projects. One of them was so much fun, I thought you’d all like to knit it too! I wrote up the pattern and now it’s available for free. This cozy afghan is knit in […]