Sucker Punch Shrug – A New Infinitely Sizable Garment Pattern!

I’m so happy to share my first self-published garment pattern the Sucker Punch Shrug! This pattern is infinitely sizable so you can make it for any size human from small child through any plus sized adult.

Save $1 now through 4/28/21 to celebrate the release of the Sucker Punch Shrug!

Play with two colors of yarn to create a bold garment. It is the perfect layering piece to add to your wardrobe so you can glow with the warmth that only comes from wearing a handmade piece. This loose fitting shrug is easy to throw over any outfit. The goal of this shrug was to create a garment that was approachable to all knitters. Newbie knitters don’t need to be intimidated by this simple construction, and can even skip the lace detail and i-cord edge if they want to keep it super basic. Experienced knitters can enjoy a quick interesting lace panel and then relax for some mindless flat garter stitch.

Photo tutorials are provided showing exactly where to pick up stitches for the unique construction.

Yarn:
Fingering Weight see pattern listing for yardage estimates
Yarn shown in photos is Lolabean Yarn Co. Bean Sprout in Purple Nurple and Knuckle Sandwich

Deco Devotion – A New Art Deco Inspired Colorwork Cowl

  • A black and gold Art Deco-inspired cowl.

Wrap yourself in all the glamour and elegance of the Art Deco style with this cozy colorwork cowl. Inspired by intricate architectural details of the Waldorf Astoria New York, this floral geometric pattern feels completely at home on a knitted cowl. One of the main tenets of Art Deco was fine craftsmanship and luxury materials. Pick two contrasting colors of yarn and knit up this stranded colorwork beauty. The cowl is knit as a tube and then folded in on itself and grafted together for a doubly warm accessory. Pattern is available on Ravelry and Payhip.

Finished Dimensions Short + Wide:
16” (40.5cm) x 11.5” (29cm) laying flat.
32” (81cm) circumference

Navy and gold cowl in photos is the Short + Wide size.

Finished Dimensions Tall + Skinny:
12” (30.5cm) x 14.4” (36.5cm) laying flat.
24” (61cm) circumference

Black and blush cowl in photos is the Tall + Skinny size.

Needles:
US 3 (3.25mm) 24” (80cm) circular needle

Yarn:
Fingering Weight
MC: 690 yds/631m
CC: 465 yds/425m

Navy/Gold sample is Brooklyn Tweed Loft in Old World and Hayloft. Black/Blush sample is Valkyrie Fibers in black and Avocado dyed.

Notions:
Darning needle for weaving in ends and grafting
Waste yarn
Extra needle to hold stitches for grafting

Gauge:
27 sts x 30 rows /4” stranded stockinette

Pattern includes diagrams and videos for help with the crochet chain provisional cast on and grafting the cowl together.

This pattern requires very few float catches when stranding.

Wicked Enchantress For Spincycle Dream State

  • A gray and yellow triangle cowl.

Wicked Enchantress has been released. The pattern will be on sale for 20% off through December 2nd for an extra wicked release sale.

Sometimes those single skeins of yarn are so beautiful it seems like they were made by some Wicked Witch to tempt you. This triangle cowl is the perfect project to use up those single skeins of worsted-weight that you brought home without a project in mind. The pattern uses just 150 yards of worsted-weight yarn. You can even use up multiple skeins because the pattern includes two different border options; Delilah’s Dots or Jezebel Jubilee. The lace patterns are simple so they would be great for a beginner or a relaxing project for an experienced lace knitter. Give in to the wicked yarn enchantress and snatch up those single skeins!

This cowl is knit top down starting with a basic flat heart shawl construction, it is then joined in the round for the last few rounds to create a triangle cowl shape. You can even use multiple single skeins up because the pattern includes two different border options; Delilah’s Dots and Jezebel Jubilee. Delilah’s Dots is shown in Pussy Willow (yellow and grey yarn) and Jezebel Jubilee is shown in Nostalgia (red yarn). Lace sections include both charted and written instructions.

Also join in a Knit Along for this pattern and Foul Temptress! Knit either pattern now through December 31st to enter to win prizes. You can enter by posting an FO in the KAL Thread or using #wickedenchantressalong on Instagram!

Long Distance Coven – New Shawl Design!

  • A woman holds up a large blue triangular shawl.

Geometric designs form alchemical recipes in this geometry-meets-witchcraft-themed shawl. Craft yarn magic by marling together two strands of fingering-weight yarn to make something more than the sum of its parts. All of the garter stitch diamond texture pattering of this asymmetrical triangle shawl is done on the wrong side so every right side row is a relaxing knit row.

Play with marling a variegated yarn and a tonal/solid yarn together to watch some really fun color interaction while you knit! It really feels like making yarn magic.

This is a very large shawl project but it flies by because of the very addictive garter stitch diamond chart. It’s also great for Knitflixing because every other row is just plain knit stitches!

Autumnal Equinox – New Hat and Mitt Set!

  • A woman models a brown cabled hat and mitts.

Autumnal Equinox Hat and Autumnal Equinox Mitts are debuting Friday, September 11th. These patterns are being featured at Knits & Knots Tahoe for the Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl. Kits including the yarn and pattern can be purchased from Knits & Knots Tahoe.

The perfect hat and mitts to keep you cozy while you sip on the warm fall beverage of your choice. A row of cute acorns runs just above the hat brim and along the center of the mitts. The acorns are formed by slipped stitch cables with seed stitch and are framed by columns of simple cables. The hat is a standard beanie, but if you prefer slouchy beanies there are instructions included to make the hat longer. Grab a PSL or a hot apple cider and knit yourself a festive fall accessory set. One skein of fingering-weight yarn will be enough yarn to make both the hat and the mitts!

Vakyrie Fibers dyed up two perfect fall colorways Woodland Realm (shown in photos) and Mirkwood. These are available on a Fingering Weight BFL Tweed base exclusively from Knits & Knots Tahoe for the kits!

Bubble Tea shawl, a new one skein project perfect for speckled yarns!

  • A woman wearing a purple speckled shawl sips purple bubble tea.

Bubble Tea Shawl is releasing on Friday, August 28th! It will be available on both Ravelry and Payhip.

Bubble tea isn’t just a pretty Instagram-able beverage, it’s also delicious and fun. Just like how super speckled yarn isn’t just pretty and Instagram-able, it’s also fun! It can be hard to find a pattern that will play nice with all those colorful speckles. This one-skein shawl features a simple lace pattern meant to show off all the fun colors in a highly speckled skein of hand-dyed yarn. Instructions are included so you can maximize your yardage used. Bubble tea is a half circular shawl that is light and airy enough to wear any time of year.

I used a single skein of Hawari Bazaar Anpanman on Nova Sock that I had been hoarding away in a prized position of my stash. I wanted to create a shawl that would allow the lace pattern and extremely speckled yarn to complement each other rather than fight for dominance. I think the result is a super fun and wearable shawl!

Bubble Tea is a top down half circle shawl. There is a garter stitch selvedge along the top edge of the shawl. Instructions for maximizing your yarn used are included in the pattern. You could even use multiple skeins to make an extra large shawl!

Save 10% now through September 4th to celebrate the release! No coupon code needed on Ravelry, on Payhip use code BUBBLETEAISYUMMY

Happy Haunts socks materialize for your spooky knitting pleasure!

  • Purple cabled socks.

My new sock pattern, Happy Haunts, has been released on both Ravelry and Payhip.

Is it just me or is the wallpaper staring at me? Inspired by the classic creepy decor of a certain spooky mansion that started its life in Anaheim and has since travelled around the globe, these haunted socks will add some creepy cool flair to your feet. The socks are worked top down with twisted stitches and cables. They have a heel flap designed to flow seamlessly into the cable pattern. So get your grim grinning feet out to socialize!

I absolutely love the Haunted Mansion so I had a lot of fun designing up these twisted cables into leering eyes. Plus I got to use themed yarn to go with my themed pattern, which is just the best. You have plenty of time to get these knit up to have some subtle spooky for Halloween.

Yarn:
Sock/Fingering
400 yds/366 m (425 yds/389 m, 460 yds/421 m)

Sample is knit with Long Dog Yarn Bounce Sock, in the 999 Happy Haunts colorway.

Foul Temptress – New 1 Skein Spincycle Dyed In The Wool Pattern

  • A green and pink lacy cowl.

Foul Temptress releases the morning of May 15th. The pattern will be on sale for 20% off through May 22nd for an extra tempting release sale.

Yarn, she can be a cruel mistress. You see that one special skein and immediately snatch it up because it MUST be yours, but then you get it home and have absolutely no idea what to do with it. This triangle cowl is the answer to that siren’s call, it just takes 200 yards of Sport or Fingering weight yarn. The pattern was designed specifically with one skein Spincycle Dyed In The Wool in mind because those little color shifting skeins are so beautiful but it can be difficult to find a pattern to show off just one small skein. Since the lace looks great with color shifting yarn, it is also ideal for the handspun yarns you have been hoarding to brew who knows what with.

This cowl is knit top down starting with a basic flat triangle shawl construction, it is then joined in the round for the last few rounds to create a triangle cowl shape. You can even use multiple single skeins up because the pattern includes two different border options; Siren’s Song and Lilith’s Lace. Siren’s Song is shown in Idle Nights (lighter yarn with blue/pink) and Lilith’s Lace is shown in Ruination (darker yarn with purple/green).

Give in to the temptation.