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Another Patricia

Yay, spring is finally here! And I just finished knitting another Patricia shrug, this time for me, with the knit border in the beautiful deep red Illimani Santi. I like shrugs, they are so chic and easy to wear, and are perfect for the cool spring weather. The Patricia shrug has all the elements I love: leaf lace, bobbles, eyelets and texture ribbing. I especially love the pretty leaf pattern on the sleeves. What do you think?

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Another Jordan

Just finished making the Jordan sleeveless pineapple top with Euroflax Sport in Lavender. I’m always amazed by how fast this top comes together. The Allegoro yarn used for the pattern has been discontinued for a while now, I’m happy to have found a delightful substitute for it.

Wear the Jordan top for the cold weather too, why not? 😀

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.

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.

New Kits in Town!

Two of my babies —  Iris and Jennifer — are now new “kits” in town!  The kits (pattern + yarn) are now available for purchase on the Craftsy site – the Iris kit can be purchased here, and the Jennifer kit is here with many colors to choose from.

Iris – fern lace loop scarf (knit)

Iris - fern lace loop scarfFeaturing a classic fern lace stitch pattern and scalloped edges, this knitted loop scarf makes an elegant accessory to your wardrobe. Usage of soft contrasting colors and variation in the fern lace stitches set off the eye-catching lace border beautifully. This pattern is equally lovely with single color or tonal yarn. Knitted in the round, the scarf can be easily adjusted in circumference and width to suit your needs.

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

 

Jennifer – floral lace cowl (crochet)

Jennifer - floral lace loop scarf

This crochet pattern offers 4 fashionable sizes:

  • a chic short version that works up quickly,
  • an elegant long version you can adorn with a favourite pin,
  • a versatile extra long version that serves as a loop scarf, and
  • a cozy oversize version that can also function as a shoulder warmer.

The flexible pattern can also be adjusted in circumference, as well as in width, to suit your needs.

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

Continuous Motif Shrug – June 2015 Release

Clair – continuous motif shrug

With beautiful floral lace motifs and handsome three-quarter length sleeves, Clair is a versatile shrug that can be dressed up or down effortlessly. The structured rib-knit border and cuffs add a chic modern update to this feminine piece. The looser fit and longer back length make this shrug not only easy to wear but also great for layering. Best of all, the entire shrug is worked continuously and seamlessly, that means no sewing and weaving in ends for each individual square. Now, what’s there not to love about motifs?

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  • Yarn: heavy lace weight or thin light fingering; 995-1440yd (910-1317m); Pierrot Beauty Silk Cotton
  • Gauge: 28 stitches = 4″ (10cm) in 2×2 Rib
  • Hook size: 2mm, Needle size: US 2-1/2 (3.0mm) circular needle
  • 3 sizes available: XS/S, M/L, 1X/2X

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

 

Gina & Stitch, not Lilo & Stitch

Gina displayed in StitchGina in Lipstick Pink

Thanks to Tracy for sending me the photos of this beautiful Gina cardigan she made.  It is size 3Y, and being showcased as a shop model for “Stitch”, a lovely store located in the East Village, Des Moines, Iowa.  Don’t you love the color and the whole ensemble?  It’s so fresh and beautiful!  I think Lilo & Stitch will agree.

To learn more about this Gina baby/child cardigan and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.