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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.

Lace Border Shrug Cardigan – March 2016 Release

Madeline – lace border shrug cardigan

Perfect for home or venturing out, Madeline makes a versatile layering piece that is effortlessly chic and stylish. The eye-catching lace border dresses up the simple stockinette and keeps the oversized shrug interesting to knit and beautiful to wear. The entire cardigan is worked seamlessly, and is equally exquisite with or without the sleeves.

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  • Yarn: Illimani Royal I (Royal Alpaca) 980 – 1510 yd (895 – 1380 m);
  • Gauge: 20.5 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm/4” square in Stockinette, blocked
  • Needle size: US size 7 (4.5mm)
  • Size available: S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X

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.

 

Angelina cardigan – December 2014 Release

Angelina – an easy trendy cardigan

Juxtaposing relaxed silhouette with slender sleeves, Angelina perfectly captures effortless sophistication. This trendy oversized cardigan drapes beautifully into an asymmetrical hemline and is flattering for all body shapes. With ribbed cuffs and borders, Angelina is worked from top down in a simple mesh stitch pattern. This flexible pattern allows you to easily customize the look by adjusting the dimensions of the cardigan.

Angela, a crochet version of Angelina is available for purchase separately.

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  • Yarn: DK cotton; 1395 yd (1275 m); Sirdar Cotton DK
  • Gauge: 15 stitches and 30 rows = 4″ (10cm) in Mesh stitch pattern
  • Needles: US size 7 (4.5mm)  – 24″/60cm and 32″/80cm circular; US size 10 (6mm) – 24″/60cm circular
  • Size available: one size fits most; however, dimensions can be easily customized

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