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Pattern Release: Windansea Cowl

 

The Windansea Cowl is now live! It’s part of the Beachwalk Knits collection, worked in luscious Sweet Georgia Cash Silk lace.

Check out the test knit thread to see the design worked in different colors and yarns.

Here are the pattern details!

This lovely laceweight cowl pairs a modification of one of my favorite vintage lace patterns, Print of the Wave, with a lovely dot knit textured pattern and a geometric top and bottom edging. Wear it as a single loop or double it as shown below.

One size each version
Cowl with lace (with garter) edging

Finished Measurements
Height with lace edging: 8” / 20.5 cm
Height with garter edging: 8½“ / 21.5 cm
Circumference: 42” / 106.5 cm

Yarn
Sweet Georgia Cash Silk Lace, 55% Silk / 45% Cashmere (400 yds / 365 m per 50 g), 1 skein. Shown in Sapphire colorway. Sample weighed 52 g and used 416 yds / 380 m.

Needles
US 2.5 / 3 mm (your choice straight or circular), or size to obtain gauge

Gauge
27.5 sts and 40 rows over 4” / 10 cm in Kelp Repeat lace and textured pattern
Gauge is important. Alterations in gauge will affect yarn requirements and finished size.

Notions
yarn needle
1 stitch marker
waste yarn or stitch holder

Skills
lace knitting, knitting in the round, picking up stitches
Both charts and line by line instructions are provided

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Pattern Release: Garrapata Hat

The Garrapata Hat‘s rich texture and cozy folded ribbed brim makes this unisex hat a go-to!

Sizes
Unisex S (M, L, XL), to fit head circumference: 20 (22, 24, 26)” / 51 (56, 61, 66) cm

Finished Measurements
Head circumference: 19 (20¼, 21¾, 23¼)” / 48 (51.5, 55.5, 59) cm
Height including folded brim: 9 (9, 9½, 9½)” / 23 (23, 24, 24) cm

Yarn
Sunday Knits Nirvana 5 ply, 92% select fine Australian merino / 8% premium Mongolian cashmere (137 yds / 125 m per 50g), est 143 (153, 179, 186) yds / 131 (140, 164, 171) m, shown in Earth.
Shown in Size Large.

Needles
US 5 / 3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge for Dot Knit stitch in the round
US 4 / 3.5 mm or one size smaller than size for body of hat for brim
US 3 / 3.25 mm or one size smaller than size for ribbing for tubular cast on
Your choice of circular needles or DPNs for working in the round

Gauge
22 sts and 36 rounds over 4″ / 10 cm in Dot Knit stitch pattern, blocked

Notions
(4) stitch markers, (1) unique for beginning of round; yarn needle; waste yarn for provisional cast on

Skills
working in the round, optional tubular cast on

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Pattern Release: Russian Gulch Stole

This lush, cozy stole just begs to be wrapped around you. The Aran Lace pattern evokes rocky, pebbly streams and estuary as the Russian Gulch Creek enters the Pacific Ocean.

The Russian Gulch stole is part of the Beachwalk Knits collection.

The pattern includes both a chart and line by line instructions.

One Size (easy to alter)
Can by altered by working fewer or more repeats

Finished Measurements
19½“ / 49 cm wide
73” / 185.5 cm long

Yarn
YOTH Father, 100% Domestic Rambouillet (220 yds / 201 m per 100 g), 6 skeins, shown in Spring Water.
Actual yardage: 1311 yds / 1199 m

Needles
US 6 / 4mm or size needed to obtain gauge for cable pattern
US 5 / 3.75 mm or one size smaller than size for body for tubular cast on

Gauge
22.5 sts and 23 rows over 4” / 10 cm in cable pattern, blocked

Notions
yarn needle
waste yarn for optional tubular cast on
spare needle for optional tubular bind off
Optional: JUL Designs leather screw-in closures

Skills
maintaining stitch patterns
increasing/decreasing
cabling
optional tubular cast on / bind off
both line by line instructions and chart included

 

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Pattern Release: Point Lobos Hat

Here’s the Point Lobos Hat!


And the details:

This lovely hat combines texture and Aran Lace. The Aran Lace brim is worked first, with stitches picked up along the edge for the body of the hat.

Point Lobos is a beautiful State National Reserve just south of Monterey, off Highway 1.

Sizes
Women’s S/M (M/L), to fit head circumference: 20-22 (22-24)“ / 51-56 (56-61) cm

Finished Measurements
Brim circumference: 17½ (21)“ / 44.5 (53.5) cm
Head circumference: 19 (21¾)” / 48 (55.5) cm
Height including brim: 9 (10)“ / 23 (25.5) cm

Yarn
Sunday Knits Angelic 5 ply, 75% extra-fine Australian merino / 25% ultra soft French angora (137 yds / 125 m per 50g), est 127 (166) yds / 117 (152) M, shown in Sky.
Shown in Size S/M.

Needles
US 5 / 3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge for Dot Knit stitch in the round

US 4 / 3.5 mm or one size smaller than size for body of hat for brim

Your choice of circular needles or DPNs for knitting in the round (main body of hat) and flat (brim)

Gauge
22 sts and 36 rounds over 4” / 10 cm in Dot Knit stitch pattern, blocked
Brim Pattern: 1 repeat is 3½“ / 9 cm wide and tall, blocked

Notions
(4) stitch markers, (1) unique for beginning of round; yarn needle; waste yarn for provisional cast on

Skills
working in the round, provisional cast on and grafting (or) seaming

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Pattern Release: Aliso Mitts

Meet the first pattern from the Beachwalk Collection, the Aliso Mitts!

Here are the details:

These mitts are both luxurious and practical. Perfect for beachcombing!

If your fingers get cold, unfold the top cuff; otherwise, fold it as shown for a cute, cozy look.

The textured pattern is easily unisex and is offered in four sizes.

Small details like an option tubular cast on and bind off and a subtly accented thumb gusset elevate these otherwise simple mitts.

Sizes
Unisex Small (Medium, Large, XL); to fit 6 (7¼, 8¼, 9¼)” / 7 (8, 9.5, 10.5) cm hand circumference

Finished Measurements
Palm circumference: 5¾ (7, 8, 9)” / 15 (17.5, 20.5, 23) cm

Yarn
Sunday Knits Angelic 5 ply, 75% extra-fine Australian merino / 25% ultra soft French angora (137 yds / 125 m per 50g), est 89 (109, 139, 155) yds / 81 (100, 127, 142) m, shown in Sky. Note: You can substitute any of the Sunday Knits 5-ply yarns.
Shown in Size Large, actual weight 48 g.

Needles
US 5 / 3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge for Dot Knit stitch in the round
US 4 / 3.5 mm or one size smaller than size for body of mitt for ribbing
US 3 / 3.25 mm or one size smaller than size for ribbing for tubular cast on
Your choice of circular needles or DPNs for working in the round

Gauge
22 sts and 36 rounds over 4″ / 10 cm in Dot Knit stitch pattern, blocked

Notions
yarn needle, waste yarn, 3 stitch markers

Skills
maintaining stitch patterns, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, knitting in the round, optional tubular cast on / bind off

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