Free Pattern: Aunt Phebe’s Comfort Shawl

This pattern is very forgiving and you should not get stressed out over having an extra stitch! I had one a couple of times on my shawl, but I couldn’t find any mistakes after I finished knitting and examined the shawl. read more →

Free Pattern: Ethnic Knitting Adventures Made in the USA

For those of us who live in the Western hemisphere, sumptuous fibers spun into luxurious yarns in faraway places touch our imaginations the way “Made in the USA” never can. read more →

Oomingmacks for your cold feet. Free Pattern

These Oomingmack slippers were designed for a contest that took place on the SeaSocks 2008 Cruise. read more →

Free Pattern: Easy Cable Scarf & Headband

This easy scarf and headband will give you practice making cables. It’s perfect for anyone needing a bit of warmth. read more →

Free Pattern: Cell Phone Case

Ever since I read Andean Folk Knits by Marcia Lewandowsky, I’ve been in love with the little colorful change purses that the women of the Andes knit. This is my version, using a little wave pattern, adapted as a cell phone case. read more →

Free Pattern: Gail’s Easy Cable Ski Cap

Here’s an easy cable ski cap that is dedicated to Gail, the former listmom of Knit-U and Knit Design. read more →

Free Pattern: Easy Moss Stitch Shrug

I got the idea for this design when I went to the Denver Knitting Guild meeting last month. One of the discussion topics was charity knitting, and the group was looking for patterns for shrugs that they could knit. read more →