What better time to release a new pattern than at the beginning of a new year! The Constantinople Shawl is an asymmetrical shawl worked from one point and gradually increasing.  The shawl is worked primarily in st.st. which allows for plenty of Netflix binge watching. Just before you begin to get bored with the st.st. the shawl switches gears and incorporates an interesting lace section.  Complete with a pointed lace and eyelet border this is the perfect shawl for knitters of almost any level.

We are kicking off a KAL for this pattern on Friday, February 5th, 2016. Click here for all the fun and details! We hope you’ll join us!

Sizes: 

One size

Materials:

  • Size 4 U.S. 40” or longer circular needle
  • Size E (3.5 mm) crochet hook

Yarn:

2 hanks The Plucky Knitter Bello (380 yards, 55% merino wool, 45% cashmere), shown in Old Lace.

Gauge:

20 sts and 24 rows = 4” in st.st. after blocking

Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan: 69”
  • Depth: 37.5”
  • Side A (top of shawl, yo edge): 69”
  • Side B (shorter side edge, garter): 50.5”
  • Side C (border edge): 56.5”

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Well… not exactly new, but new to my Ravelry store.  The Preternatural Hat pattern was previously only available from the Knitscene Accessories 2013 issue or from the Interweave online store.  Now you can purchase this pattern directly from Ravelry and store it in your library.  Coupon code below!

The Preternatural Hat has is worked in two colors of ShiBui Staccato and one color of ShiBui Silk Cloud.  Using the intarsia method and finished with a little bit of a ruffle this slouchy hat is a perfect project to try out a new technique or to knit a gift for someone special… like yourself! I hope you enjoy knitting this hat as much as I did.  And now through December 15th, 2015, save 15% off this pattern when you use Ravelry coupon code: PreternaturalHatRerelease

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If you’re an avid knitter or crocheter like I am, you might have heard of the 101 One Skein Wonders series, published by Storey. This series of books is composed of an excellent selection of projects, each calling for only one skein of yarn. If you are like me (and by that I mean an impulsive yarn buyer) then you have a lot of one-skeiners in your stash. If thats the case, then these books are perfect for you – and, you happen to be in luck – a new book in the series is coming soon, 101 One Skein Wonders for Babies.

Normally I wouldn’t be so exited about a baby pattern book coming out… although the patterns are usually so cute you could just die.  As many of you may know, most of my patterns are for adult women who are looking for a flattering, functional, and fashionable pattern to knit up – but not this time.  See those little pink booties on the bottom left? That’s right, they were designed by yours truly! Here’s a closer look:

How cute is she?!

Do these look familiar?  They should – this pattern is actually a re-release.  If you’ve been following me for sometime now, you might actually recognize this pattern as my Little Ballerina pattern. Knit with waaaaay under one skein this sweet Little Ballerina Booties are a must have in every little girl’s wardrobe and a super duper quick knit.

I haven’t received a copy of this book yet, but I can’t wait until it arrives in the mail! The 101 One Skein Wonder series never disappoint and I expect this one to be as good as all the rest.  I hope you’ll enjoy this book with all the sweet little knitting & crochet patterns!

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For many years I have had the goal of getting a pattern published in Knitty.  For a while I was actively thinking about it, but then life got in the way and I didn’t think about it as much anymore. Today that goal has been reached, and it is my proud pleasure to introduce to you Urban Tribe.

I have had this design planned out in my head for a few years now.  I didn’t cast on for a long time because I wasn’t sure which yarn(s) I wanted to use, but also I hadn’t completely decided on the exact spacing in the chevron section.  Last winter I decided I had enough time mulling over this design – it was time to cast on and see what would happen.  I worked up a swatch, decided how many to cast on and never looked back.

When I originally designed this piece I was going to have the chevron section on both sides… maybe in reverse colors (which is still an option for all of you knitters out there), but after knitting the first chevron section I decided that I wanted to mix things up a bit and also add a fourth color.  That’s when this piece was put on hold.  I knew the look I wanted – something completely different from the chevrons (which were inspired mostly by my daily drives through LA and all the freeways and urban lines), I wanted something a little more…. something…. I couldn’t put my finger on it.

I started playing around and creating color charts for the side of the cowl.  I must have sketched out at least 10 designs before I settled on this exact one.  After looking at all my color designs I realized I had gone in the complete other direction and had entered a realm of tribal designs.  I guess what I was looking for was more tribal.

I give to you Urban Tribe.  Knitting this piece was a bitter sweet experience for me – I really enjoyed knitting this pattern and the charts where pretty east to memorize (meaning I could watch TV and work on this piece at the same time… which is VERY VERY important), the bitter part came when I finished :-( I didn’t want it to be over, I was having too much fun.  Hopefully you will cast on for this project and share it with me, that way I can vicariously live through your stitches.  Enjoy!

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The last Flash Friday sale of the season is here!  This one is a bit of an oldie, but a goodie – get started on holiday gifts!  The Cabled Beanie is on sale.  Save 15% off this pattern today through Monday, August 31st, 2015 with Ravelrt coupon code: FFSCabledBeanie

Finished Measurements:
Length: 7”
Circumference: 21 ½”

Materials:
Size 5 U.S. needles
Size 4 U.S. needles
Cable needle

Yarn:
Approximately 200 yards of a sport weight warn will work.

Gauge:
22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in st.st. on larger needles
24 sts and 30 rows = 4” in st.st. on smaller needles

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Sumer is almost over, but not quite yet! We still have a little more time left! Enjoy the second to last Flash Friday sale of the season, one of my newest patterns Rising Tide Shawl.  Save 15% off the Rising Tide Shawl pattern today through Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSRisingTide

Sizes:
One size

Finished Measurements:
Wingspan: 56.5”
Depth: 24”

Materials:
Size 7 U.S. 40” or longer circular
needles
4 stitch markers

Yarn:
1 hank Anzula Nebula (84% superwash merino, 16% sparkling stellina, +/- 400 yards), shown in Nimbus.  You will need 400 yards of fingering weight yarn for this pattern.

Gauge:
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in st.st.

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Random Stripes is the next Flash Friday Sale pattern – sign up here to be the first to find out! This is the perfect pattern to get you in the mood for fall which is just around the corner.  Knit on a larger needle in a fingering weight yarn this is the perfect garment to transition from one season to the next.  Save 25% off the Random Stripes pattern today through Monday, August 17th, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSRandomStripes

Sizes:
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3x, 4x, 5x)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 36.5 (40.5, 44.5, 48.5, 52.5, 56.5, 60.5, 65, 69)”
Length: 30 (30.25, 30.5, 30.75, 31.25, 31.75, 32, 32.5, 33)”

Materials:
Size 7 U.S. (4.5 mm) needles single point or circular
Tapestry needle
Sewing needle and thread
Approximately 12-20 (flat) buttons ½” in diameter

Yarn:
Sweet Georgia Silk Crush (50% superwash merino, 50% silk; 375 yards per 115g skein)
MC: 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) hanks Black Plum
CC: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) hanks Tumbled Stone

Gauge:
19 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st, after blocking.

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Its that time of the week again! Flash Friday sale is here – sign up here to be the first to find out! Save 15% off the Nicole Slouch pattern today through Monday, August 10th, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSNicoleSlouch 

Finished Measurements:
Circumference: 23”
Length: 10”

Materials:
Size 4 U.S. ( 3.5 mm) needle, straight or circular
(whichever you prefer)
Size 10 U.S. (6 mm) 16” circular needles and dpns
Size G (4 mm) crochet hook
One locking stitch marker
One button 1 ¼” in diameter
Sewing needle and thread

Yarn:
You will need approximately 150 yards of worsted or DK weight yarn for this pattern.

Gauge:
20 sts and 40 rows = 4” in garter stitch on smaller needles

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You guessed it, another Flash Friday sale – sign up here to be the first to find out!  One of my personal favorite patterns, the Gig Gloves.  This pattern is so fun, fast and easy it practically knits itself.  Save 15% off the Gig Gloves pattern today though Monday, August 3rd, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSGigGloves

Finished Measurements:
Length: 6.75”
Circumference: 7.5”

Materials:
Size 5 U.S. needles
14 buttons 1/2” in diameter
Sewing needle and thread

Yarn:
1 hank Madelinetosh DK (100% merino wool, 225 yards), shown in Celadon. You will need approximately 115 yards of DK weight yarn for this pattern.

Gauge:
21 sts and 30 rows = 4” in st.st.

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Another Flash Friday Sale, now you can enjoy this wonderful Alisha’s Cardigan pattern for 25% off with Ravelry coupon code: FFSACardi   Alisha’s Cardigan is the perfect knit to get yourself ready for the fall and the perfect sweater for those cool summer nights or autumn days.  Save 25% off this pattern today through Monday, July 27th, 2015.

Sizes: 
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)

To Fit Bust:
28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54, 56-58)”

Finished Measurements: 
Chest (back width at bust x2): 34.5 (38.5, 42.5, 46.5, 50,
54.5, 58, 62)”

Length from back neck: 30 (30.5, 30.5, 31.5, 32, 32.5, 33,

33.5)”

Materials: 
Size 9 U.S. (5.5mm) 32-40” circular needle
Size 9 U.S. (5.5mm) double pointed needles
Size 10 U.S. (6mm) 60” circular needle
Eight stitch markers
Approximately 4 yards of smooth Aran weight waste yarn
in a contrasting color

Yarn: 
8 (9, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16) hanks of Alisha Goes Around  Marmalade of Ponies Aran (100% superwash merino  wool, 180 yards per 100g skein), shown in Arterial

Gauge: 
16 sts and 20 rows = 4” in St st with smaller needles

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