Formerly top-secret, this declassified release of CIA Cowl invites everyone to knit up their own code combination! Knit the base cowl, then choose coding materials like I-cord, crochet chain, or ribbon to connect the dots in your own personal secret code. With over a million combinations it is up to you to decide, will you blend in or stand out in your CIA Cowl?
Triangles and parallelograms transform leftover linen yarn into a uniquely constructed shape shifting cowl that keeps the little grey cells engaged while actually being a simple knit. Pitch Cowl harkens to baseball stripes, geometry love, and bias construction, with just a touch of elegance in the top running edging.
Rising from the depths of the ocean, oxygen air bubbles bloom bursting forth to the surface. Oceanic lets you feel the gentle breezes like soft waves caressing your skin. Rich with the colors of deep waters, this shawl makes a beautiful accessory for any unique occasion. Inspired by TheUniqueSheep’s organic cotton and bamboo fingering yarn, their “Deep Waters” colorway, World Ocean Day, and this image from Lagoon Shallows photo shoot, the design dives into the depths of ocean currents through color and texture.
Finish your chic ensemble in this Springtime in Paris inspired cowl as you float down the Seine River towards a romantic rendezvous at a French cafe. Drop stitches and wavy cables flow continuously with the movement of the river. Fresh croissants and cafe au lait won’t be the only tempting treats warming your heart. Special Notes:
Paris is calling! I designed these cuffs to conquer grafting fears before moving onto the Seine Cowl. Knit in just an hour, Seine Cuffs make the perfect gift-able knit, for old and young alike. Wear individually on one wrist or multiples in a row, mix and match drop cuffs with non-drop cuffs for a custom look all your own. Special Notes:
A summer staple, Sarsaparilla Tank integrates a lace detail inspired by the sassafras flower into a seamless knit fitted design. Use the custom shaping calculator, an interactive PDF debuting with this design, to get your perfect fit! Look your best and stay cool in the light weight organic linen regardless of where your hot summer daily activities take you; whether it’d be hiking waterfalls or chasing after kiddies. Summer knitting is calling! The Custom Shaping Calculator debuts with this design. The calculator calculates your perfect hips, waist, and bust fit within the given limits of the tank. Special Notes:
Inspired by receding waves revealing ripples of sand, Tidal Breeze is the “ooh la la” must for your summer knit list. This beautiful skirt is engaging to knit and eye catching to wear. The design is broken into two sections – an intricate front cable and lace panel, knit first; a plain Stockinette stitch body, which wraps around the derriere to attach to the panel in front. For the full story behind the design, check out the blog post “Drawing Lines in the Sand” here. Special Notes:
Upcycle your yarn leftovers or mini skeins into this warm weather sun inspired beret! Sun Fire transforms the surplus Green Sheep Cotton and Bamboo fingering yarn from Solar Flare Circular Shawl into the must have fashion accessory of the season. Wake up the sun with flare lace and flame twisted stitches! Add optional beads for extra kisses of sunlight.
Stay cool and fashionable through the spring and summer with this light weight linen and open back knit top. Olea features a high neckline in front and deep scoop in the back accentuated with an undulating lace wave lace pattern. The top is knit in the round from the bottom-up and begins with a self-hemming cast on. It is worked in the round up to the underarm and then worked flat with a self-edging lace. Three needle bind off completes the seamless design. Minimal finishing work is key to the design. Special Notes:
A sudden flash of brightness observed over the Sun’s surface, Solar Flare Circular Shawl electrifies your knitting with twisted flame stitches and sun-shaping lace. Add optional beading for even greater solar energy releasing bursts of color as they sparkle in the sun. Construction: This non-pi circular shawl is knit in the round until the flame tops which are worked flat individually. Special Notes:
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