Vegan Woollies Hat with Puddles

Vegan Woolies

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Head, Men, Patterns

Subzero climes? No problem. The added depth of twisted rib and dense cables make this ‘wooly’ extra cozy for jaunts into the crisp outdoors. Now you can investigate the wonders of God’s creation in natural comfort. Who says vegan can’t be warm? The tech edited & test knit easy level pattern is fully written. $6.50 Sizes:Small (Medium, Large, X-Large) to fit head sizes 19”/ 48.5cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm). Materials:2 skeins MC & 1 skein CC Pakucho Organic Cotton WorstedShown in undyed natural vegan colors – Forest Green(MC), Natural (CC).Single skein info: 100% organic cotton; 88 yds/ 80m per50g/ 1.76ozUS 7/ 4.5mm DPNs or small circularsUS 6/ 4mm DPNs or small circularsCable needle1 Stitch MarkersYarn needle Gauge:24 sts …

5678

5678 Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Men, Patterns, Puddles

Five sections, six stitch cables, US 7 and US 8 knitting needles combine to make one Great Dane approved dance happy cowl! Need I say more? The tech edited easy level pattern is fully written. $6.50 Finished Measurements:20”/ 51cm circumference by 10.5”/ 26.5cm tall. One size, but easily customizable. Materials:2 skeins MC & 1 skein CC Pakucho Organic Cotton WorstedShown in undyed natural vegan colors – Forest Green (MC), Natural (CC).Single skein info: 100% organic cotton; 88 yds/ 80m per 50g/ 1.76ozUS 7/ 4.5mm circular needlesUS 8/ 5mm circular needlesCable needle1 Stitch MarkerYarn needle Gauge:20 sts and 28 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch using smaller needles. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may …

The bandit Pitch Cowl

Pitch Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, How-to Videos, Men, Patterns

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. The tech edited & test knit pattern includes written directions and a work flow schematic. Also, on You Tube, there is a demo for Triangle 2. $6.50 Finished Measurements:24”/ 61cm (48”/ 122cm, 60”/ 152.5cm) around by 9.5”/ 24cm tall. Materials:1 (1, 2) skeins each color Eco-Stitch Sport Shown in Royal Purple (MC)Shown in Dusk (CC)Skein info: Hand dyed 100% linen Sport268yds/ 245m per 100g/ 3.53ozUS 4/ 3.5mm circular needles (for flexibilty)US …

Alternating Paths Sweater with Puddles

Alternating Paths

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Garments, Patterns

Whether it’s concrete sidewalks or rustic trails that beckon you outdoors, grab your Alternating Paths sweater and hit the road enjoying fresh air and quality time with your family and friends, both human and furry. Your cheeks may be rosy when you arrive at your destination, but you’ll be warm and toasty, and looking great in your beautiful handknit sweater. Construction Notes: Completely Seamless! The bottom hem is worked in 2 pieces, allowing customization for a longer back than front or tunic length sweater. Then the body is worked in the round to the under arms. The upper back and chest are worked flat to the shoulders, which are joined using the three needle bind off method. (Alternatively, bound off …

Swatchers Cowl photo

Swatchers Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Men, Patterns

Do you dread swatching? What about the agony of swatching in the round? Pure waste of precious knitting time, right? Not with this design! With the aim of upcycling, I designed this cowl from the prerequisite in the round swatch of an upcoming sweater design. The large section of St st and Design Pattern enable accurate gauge gathering, while the unique tie transforms the swatch in the round to a unique wearable cowl! With transformative design, swatching need no longer be a drudgery, but rather a reason to exclaim “happy knitting”! The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions and a chart. $6.50 Finished Measurements:24”/ 61cm around by 8”/ 20.5cm tall. Width is adjustable with I-cord tie up …

Thermal Lift worn long

Thermal Lift

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Men, Patterns

Soar on the wings of an eagle! As I watched the eagles soar in the vast expanse between the two mountain peaks outside my window, I reflected on Isaiah 40. Using cables and color work, Thermal Lift cowl mirrors the subtle “V” of an extended eagle’s wings while it ascends thermal lifts. The solid background accents the elegant grace of an eagle in flight. Isaiah 40:31 Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions and charts. $6.50 Finished Measurements:60”/ 152.5cm around by 9” / 23cm …

Eastern Continental Divide Long Cowl

Eastern Continental Divide

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Men, Patterns

Twisting along the Appalachian Trail and passing not far from my home, the invisible line known as the Eastern Continental Divide diverts waters on the East to the Atlantic Ocean and on the West to the Gulf of Mexico. Eastern Continental Divide cowl mimics the incredible path a single drop of water travels upon falling either on the right or the left of the apex. Everything about this design is local – cotton grown and kettle dyed with eco dyes in Virginia, yarn purchased at my LYS in Black Mountain, NC, inspired by the Eastern Continental Divide and knit in my home close by it. To complete the local lovin’, the photo shoot took place just off the Blue Ridge …

Deep Waters Beret with Puddles

Deep Waters Beret

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Head, Men, Patterns, Puddles

When yarn gives you leftovers, make a beret! Dive deep through the currents with this warm weather upcycled hat design. The bamboo blend helps regulate your temperature, while the lace provides fresh air for your little grey cells beneath. It’s a non-pi nonagon! The 9 equal sections become accentuation points at the outer limits of the beret giving it a 3D effect. This spin on the old standard round beret adds styling, structure, and visual interest. The tech edited and test knit pattern is written and charted and includes a blocking schematic. $6.50 Finished Measurements:Stretches to fit: 19”/ 48cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) head. Head band size includes 3”/ 7.5cm negative ease to head size. Finished Beret Top …

Coastal Reflection front

Coastal Reflection

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Garments, Patterns

Coastal Reflection, a transatlantic collaboration, unites yarn and pattern from two indies who are becoming fast friends. As tides recede from the shores of England, gentle waves appear on the banks of North Carolina. Whether launching a yacht or walking along the shore, cast away with Coastal Reflection to your favorite destination. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, charts of the Stitch Detail, the Stitch Detail written, a Stitch Detail and shaping cheat sheet, and blocking schematic. $8.25 Finished Measurements:Blocked Bust: 32”/ 81.5cm (34.25”/ 87cm, 35.75”/ 90.5cm, 37.75”/ 96cm, 40”/ 101.5cm, 42.25”/ 107cm, 43.75”/ 111cm, 45.75”/ 116.5cm)Total Length: 21”/ 53.5cm (21.25”/ 54cm, 22”/ 55.5cm, 22”/ 56cm, 22.5”/ 57.5cm, 23”/ 58.5cm, 24”/ 60.5cm, 24”/ 60.5cm) Materials:Sleeved – …

Oceanic Shawl

Oceanic

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, How-to Videos, Oceanic MKAL, Patterns, Shawls

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. The tech edited easy level pattern creates a rectangular shaped shawl. The pattern is fully written & fully charted with a color change cheat sheet and stitch how-to demos too. Suggested skills: Cast On, Bind Off, Knit, …