Downtown Burnsville pattern cover

Downtown Burnsville

Lindsay Lewchuk 2024 New Releases, Cowls, KNIT knitworthy 'n intriguing techniques (2024 theme), Men, Patterns, Shawls Leave a Comment

Downtown Burnsville features Downtown Cowl and Burnsville Shawl.  My favorite LYS is along the way to the dentist, so we always leave a bit early and stop by to see Wendy at Yummi Yarns.  An old-fashioned building with brick walls and worn hardwood floors is enlivened with brilliantly colored yarn, hand made art pieces, and local mountain crafts.  Knitting or crocheting at the social center is Wendy, the owner of Yummi Yarns.  The last time I was in, a rare find of cotton and linen caught my eye among all the gorgeously dyed wool.  In honor of my friend Wendy and as a farewell to my favorite NC LYS, I designed Downtown Cowl and Burnsville Shawl with 3 skeins from …

Downtown Cowl with a shawl pin

Downtown Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk 2024 New Releases, Cowls, KNIT knitworthy 'n intriguing techniques (2024 theme), Men

Downtown Burnsville features Downtown Cowl and Burnsville Shawl.  My favorite LYS is along the way to the dentist, so we always leave a bit early and stop by to see Wendy at Yummi Yarns.  An old-fashioned building with brick walls and worn hardwood floors is enlivened with brilliantly colored yarn, hand made art pieces, and local mountain crafts.  Knitting or crocheting at the social center is Wendy, the owner of Yummi Yarns.  The last time I was in, a rare find of cotton and linen caught my eye among all the gorgeously dyed wool.  In honor of my friend Wendy and as a farewell to my favorite NC LYS, I designed Downtown Cowl and Burnsville Shawl with 3 skeins from …

Diamond Discovery full design

Diamond Discovery

Lindsay Lewchuk 2023 New Releases, Cowls, Joy of Knitting (2023 theme), Patterns 2 Comments

Discover the joy of knitting texture from cast on to bind off in Diamond Discovery.   Nestled between cables these hidden gems of playful stitches are certain to dazzle.  This quick knit beautifies your fall through spring wardrobe when the days threaten an icy chill and call for a little extra warmth. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted with two mini video tutorials. $7.00 Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion Finished Measurements:18”/ 46cm (24”/ 61cm) around 8.5”/ 21.5cm tall Materials:1 skein Cestari Monticello DK, shown in Pewter (size 18”/ 46cm) Skein info: 75% Cotton & 25% Imported French Linen; 250yd / 228.6m per 100g/ 3.53oz Sample weights: 70g/ 2.47oz (94g/ 3.32oz)US 5/ …

Glistening Evergreens cowl

Glistening Evergreens

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Announcements, Cowls, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Men, Slip and Rise Pattern Club

Drifting softly, falling gently, white clumps of snow appear speckling the landscape and changing the colors of Glistening Evergreens.  Whether exploring a choose-and-cut lot for just the right Christmas tree or hiking through an evergreen wilderness, the appearance of snow dramatically changes the scene.  A medley of simple slipped stitch cables over Garter stitch background creates the evergreen motif while the optional color change adds surprise and delight. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted with a couple of how-to videos available on the Knit Eco Chic blog. Available exclusively in our 2022 “Slip and Rise” Pattern Club!Pick up the Slip and Rise Pattern Club on Payhip, Ravelry, and Lovecrafts. Finished Measurements:Cowl (shown): 24”/ 61cm around by 10.5”/ 26.5cm …

Wednesday with Wendy held up

Wednesday with Wendy

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Cowls, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Men

Every so often God brings someone special into your life of a different age and circumstance.  As you spend time together their impact helps to change your direction for the better.  The easiest in the year of slipped stitch cables over garter background, this quick cowl knit is dedicated to such a friend.  On the topside it looks like the colors are completely independent.  But looking deeper you’ll see how the strands intertwine and support each other as the pattern grows! The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted. $12.00 Finished Measurements:18”/ 46cm (24”/ 61cm, 36”/ 91cm) around by 8”/ 20cm (8”/ 20cm, 12”/ 30.5cm) tall Materials:2 (2, 4) skeins Malabrigo Verano, sample 1 shown in …

Floral Chic close up

Floral Chic

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Cowls, Hems and Ends, Slip and Rise Pattern Club

Beautiful textures in summer gardens inspired Floral Chic.  From a distant glance, bold color blocking appears.  As your eye is drawn closer, the stitches reveal intricate cabling textures with a peony and leaf design.  Spring, Summer, and Fall, with multiple styles included, Floral Chic gives a joyful freshness to your day.  The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted.  Pattern includes two styles of cowls!  Check out the blog for the quick stitch demos. Available exclusively in our 2022 “Slip and Rise” Pattern Club!Pick up the Slip and Rise Pattern Club on Payhip, Ravelry, and Lovecrafts. Finished Measurements:Reversible – 6”/ 15cm wide and 40”/ 101.5cm longSingle Sided – 24”/ 61cm around top and bottom and 23”/ 58.5cm around middle by …

Archways in front of the lake

Archways

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Cowls, Men, Patterns

After basking in this pastoral setting, visions of these beautiful archways and the watery hues beyond beaconed the next design.  Stitch your way through architectural slipped stitch cables atop a fluid background of Garter stitch.  Reflections of this serene environment mimic the calm rhythm of the planned stitches. The tech edited and test knit design is fully written and charted. Available exclusively in our 2022 “Slip and Rise” Pattern Club!Pick up the Slip and Rise Pattern Club on Payhip, Ravelry, and Lovecrafts. Finished Measurements:Small (Large): 18”/ 46cm (24”/ 61cm) around by 8.5”/ 21.5cm long Materials:2 skeins Malabrigo Verano, shown in colors Alpha Metal (MC) and Arachania (CC)               Single skein info: 100% pima cotton Worsted/ DK; 205yds/ 187m per 100g/ 3.53oz                Sample weights: 75g/ 2.65oz (95g/ …

Optimistic Elevations photos unmodeled

Optimistic Elevations

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Cowls

Reflect upon the vast vistas as you climb stitch mountains and soak up stitch sunrays in Optimistic Elevations.  A cool technique makes this graphic design easy to knit – only one color is used per round!  Travel the world with color as you choose your two favorites.  From the sweeping blues of the Himalayas to the lush greens of South America, make the mountain peaks pop and the sun shine with varying luminous tones. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted.  A grafting how-to video is available on the blog. Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion Finished Measurements:24”/ 61cm around by 9.5”/ 23cm tall Materials:2 skeins Five Wise Owls fingering weight yarn …