Leaf Pattern Shrug – October 2017 Release

Patricia – leaf pattern cardigan

A versatile layering piece, Patricia is packed with beautiful details: eye-catching lace leaves gracing the three-quarter sleeves; delicate sprinkling of pretty eyelets; and a crochet lace border providing an extra touch of femininity. The shrug is constructed in two separate halves, each knitted sideways from cuff to center back. The two halves are joined together using three-needle bind off. Pattern also includes instructions for a textured rib border as a knit option.

  • Yarn: Illimani SANTI 685 – 959 yards (626 – 877 m)
  • Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows = 10cm/4″ square in Reverse Stockinette, blocked
  • Knitting needles:
    • 3.5mm(US-4): 60cm/24” circular (or straight)
    • 4.5mm(US-7): 60cm/24” circular; set of double pointed
    • For knitted border option: 4mm(US-6) circular
  • Crochet hooks:
    • For crochet border option: 3mm and 3.5mm(US-E/4)
  • Available sizes: S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

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Floral Cable Cardigan – October 2017 Release

Amelie – floral cable cardigan

Decorative cables and bobbles, reminiscent of entwining vines with flowering buds, adorn the Amelie cardigan. The cabling of the fronts continues up to embellish the hood, while that of the back climbs up the left to lend an asymmetrical twist. Knitted with a wonderfully soft and light Aran weight yarn, the generously sized cardigan is delightfully comfortable to wear. The body and sleeves of Amelie are worked flat in separate pieces from the bottom up, making the cabling and compound raglan simple to track.


  • Yarn: Illimani Amelie 1310 – 2295 yards (1198 – 2099 m)
  • Gauge: 17 sts x 26 rounds = 10cm/4″ square in Stockinette, blocked
  • Needle sizes: 4.5mm/US7 and 5.5mm/US9
  • Available sizes: XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Floral Cable Cowl and Hat set – September 2017 Release

Amelia – floral cable cowl and hat set

Decorative cable and bobbles, reminiscent of a sprig of entwining vine with flowering buds, adorns the side of the Amelia cowl and hat. With a moderate slouchy silhouette, the sassy hat is a perfect companion for the toasty cowl. The matching set is knitted seamlessly in the round from the bottom up, and can be easily adjusted in circumference and height.

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  • Yarn: Illimani Amelie 150m/164yd each for hat and cowl
  • Gauge: 17 sts x 26 rounds = 10cm/4″ square in Stockinette, blocked
  • Needle sizes: 5mm/US8 and 5.5mm/US9
  • Finished Size:
    • Cowl: 23″/58.5cm” in circumference, 8.5/21.5” high.
    • Hat: 19″/48.5cm around brim, stretched to fit 20-22″/51-56cm head circumference. 10.5″/26.5cm high.

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Floral Lace Shawl – April 2016 Release

Monica – floral lace shawl

With a shape reminiscent of a water lily pad, Monica will stay put elegantly on the shoulders to wrap you in cozy warmth. It can also be worn around the neck as a statement scarf. The lacy pattern works up quickly from the center out, ending with an eye-catching flower border that lends a romantic flair to this gorgeous piece.

  • Yarn: sport weight; 525 yd (480 m); Sugar Bush Bliss
  • Hook size: US size 7 (4.5mm)

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Lace Border Loop Scarf – October 2016 Release

Olivia – lace border loop scarf

Combining the beauty of romantic lace and delicately accented stockinette, Olivia offers a  feminine and elegant appeal while keeping you warm and cozy. This loop scarf is equally exquisite with tonal or solid color yarn. Alternatively, use complementary colors to accentuate the eye catching lace border for a different flair. Knitted in the round, the loop scarf can be easily adjusted in circumference and height to suit your needs.

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  • Yarn: Illimani Baby Llama
    • Single-color version: 400m/440yd
    • 2-color version: 300m/330yd for main section, plus 200m/220yd for lace section
  • Gauge: 20 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm/4” square in Stockinette, blocked
  • Needle size: US size 6 (4mm) and US size 8 (5mm) – 24″ (60cm) long
  • Finished Size: 52″ (132cm) in circumference, single-color version is 9″/23cm high while 2-color version is 10″/25.5cm high

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Crochet Workshop for Jamie

Jamie – Crochet WorkShop by River City Yarns

Once again, I’m honoured and delighted that my pattern has been chosen for a workshop. This time, River City Yarns in Edmonton, Alberta is organizing a crochet workshop based on my Jamie vest pattern. River City Yarns is owned by two sisters and business partners, Barb Barone and Cynthia Hyslop. You can find more details about their wonderful store here and the Jamie workshop here. Please also check out the blog post that Cynthia wrote, you may find some interesting information from the chat between Cynthia and me. 🙂

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To learn more about the Jamie vest and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.