Lithuanian beaded wrist warmers sized for adults. Requires a small amount of fingering weight yarn and size 8/0 Czech seed beads. A chart is included so that you can design your own.
Here is a knit tee to wear over a cami or base layer. Hugs the body in a flattering fit but comfortable with split sides. Romantic square neck and contribute to a feminine look. A great introduction to lace knitting. This is the classic, easy Scottish Old Shale pattern, knit...More
This pattern brings back memories from childhood - mittens drying on the radiator after school recess. This is an easy two needle pattern in worsted weight wool. No left or right so pattern is simple to memorize. Seven sizes provided for small babies to large adults. Make three mitts for...More
I created this vest for my dad, Ted. It features a generous size range, large armholes for ease of movement and a V neck to take a collared shirt. Knit it in one piece to the armholes, it is surprisingly quick but looks intricate. Uses DK weight yarn. Yarn for...More
Baby shawl, originally published in Beehive for Bairns vol 3. The design and method of knitting for this Canadian pattern originated in the Shetland Islands. You may think the lace pattern is Feather and Fan but it's actually Old Shale which is easier to knit. It's an instant heirloom and...More
A collection of vintage sweaters and hats for baby. Two piece suit. Needle, yarn conversion and estimated gauges included. Excerpted from Monarch book 35, 1934 Yarn for this project: Bernat Baby Fingering
Seed stitch tunic with contrast neckband and dolman sleeves. Knit in one piece using circular needles but knit flat. Yoke is knit in the round using an interesting broken rib pattern. Minimal finishing. One size for an adult: chest/bust 44 inches. Optional patch pockets. Garter bands on sleeve, bottom and...More
A vintage outfit is not complete without the underwear to go with it and here it is: the knitted "combination". This would be quite a challenge as it is knit in superfine yarn at 32 stitches = 1 inch. Did people actually knit these? Suggested yarn for this project, a...More