Category: Cowls

Myrna Giveaway

The Myrna Giveaway is over! Thanks for participating! Would you like a free copy of my Myrna pattern? Myrna is a cowl and mitt set from my Jolie with Pointy Sticks collection, knit simply with some lovely little details. This

Posted in Cowls, Giveaway, Knitting, Knitting Pattern, Mitts, Myrna


I previously reviewed Zealana Air Marle, a DK weight marled possum/cashmere/silk yarn, and while I had high praise for the yarn, I wasn’t happy with my own choice of stitch pattern. I’ve reused the yarn here, to much greater effect,

Posted in Cowls, Knitting, Yarn

Jolie with Pointy Sticks

Well! It only took me AGES, but I finally have a little collection of accessory patterns available, just in time for autumn. I’ve talked a little about the philosophy behind this collection as I’ve worked on it, but I’m going

Posted in Clara, Collection, Cowls, Dorothy, ebook, eBooks, Edith, Hats, Ida, Jolie with Pointy Sticks, Knitting, Mitts, Myrna, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Rosa, Shawls

Tamarind update

I created the Tamarind Cowl a few years ago as a way to use up my surplus of Malabrigo in Rich Chocolate. It’s an easy little free pattern, and one of my more popular patterns to boot. I didn’t substantially

Posted in Cowls, Free Patterns, Tamarind Cowl


This is one of the secret projects I’ve been diligently working on behind the scenes. As you may know, this year Malabrigo started a new program called the Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project. Each month, an independent designer will release an

Posted in Amanita Muscaria, Cowls, Knitting, Laetiporus, Lichen Beret, Light and Shade, Mitts, Original Pattern, Pattern for sale, Scarves, Shawls, Understory, Verdure, Woodpigeon Mitts

By rocket to the moon

A diversion: all of my kids are asthmatic, and it helps if asthmatics stay bundled when it’s cold out, especially around the throat.  I made Gabriel a cowl back in December or early January (yet to be photographed, because he

Posted in Cowls, In progress, Kidswear, Knitting, Original Pattern

In between

In between the big projects, I like to work on a lot of little projects to keep me from running mad.  Most of my knitting time at the moment is devoted to Sunniva, but when I can say, “I’ve made

Posted in Cowls, In progress, Knitting, Miscellany, Mitts

Plugging away

Oh, urgh, ugh.  I’m in the knitting doldrums.  I’m plugging away at the shrug pattern, which is all very well and good, but is not exactly knitting.  My Herbivore is nearly done, but as I’m close to the end, I’m

Posted in Cowls, Finished Projects, Future Projects, Inspiration, Knitting

Pamela Cowl

I’ve been forgetting to add this to the blog, but here you go!  Another free pattern on the free patterns page.  Nothin’ fancy, but a simple, relaxing cowl that is soft and comfortable.  This was my go-to cowl all last

Posted in Cowls, Finished Projects, Free Patterns, Knitting, Original Pattern