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 …

Beltway

Beltway

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Patterns

Knitting through the seasons: summer calls for easy and portable. With Beltway cowl, start and stop at your leisure. Don’t be afraid of losing your place when the kiddos bulldoze your quiet time or an unexpected ring beckons an impromptu girls’ day out. Single loop, pinned like a tie, doubled over for extra texture, pulled through a figure eight (creating a feminine styled bow), or other imaginative techniques makes the Beltway cowl a must knit, huge hit! Special Notes:

Seine Cowl

Seine Cowl

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

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:

Lagoon Shallows

Lagoon Shallows

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Patterns

Stitch your way to your favorite Caribbean destination with this relaxing and portable design and have a breezy wave textured inspired cowl perfect for evenings out when you get there. Or for those enjoying a few spare moments of getaway in the comfort of home, enjoy your favorite tropical drink while watching “Death in Paradise” reruns to transport yourself to the warm tropical climes. This design focuses on the health benefits of knitting – relaxation, easy pattern memorization, and eco linen yarn to de-stress and rejuvenate after a long cold winter. Special Notes:

Twisted Upcycle

Twisted Upcycle

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Patterns

Upcycle your scrap yarn into a chunky twisted stitch moebius! Great for gradient, solids, and multi-colored scraps. I stash busted the 6 partial skein leftovers from Color Flow Sweater. What gems will you find when you dive into your stash? Materials: Gauge: Note: exact gauge is not critical to the design. Special Notes:

Arctic Climes

Arctic Climes

Lindsay Lewchuk 2016 New Releases, Cowls, Patterns

Bundle up in Arctic Climes! Winter finally decided to make an appearance; making up for lost time with extra bitter cold spells. No cold noses and frigid ears under knitted Arctic Climes! With this uniquely constructed cowl and headband set, breathe easy through the cold. No bravery needed; enjoy your favorite winter sports before it melts into spring. Special Notes:

City Girl Cowl

City Girl Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk Cowls, How-to Videos, Patterns

Truly unique with tendrils and beads, this stylish cowl transitions from fall through winter. Whether for a night on the town, lunch with the girls, or cozying up by the fire, City Girl Cowl will keep you warm and fashion forward. Special Notes:

Geometry in Motion Cowl

Geometry in Motion

Lindsay Lewchuk Cowls, Patterns, Scarves

The Geometry in Motion cowl pattern is a versatile design, which compliments any outfit. The diamond pattern moves with you creating stunning visual effects. Keep warm, stylish, and comfy through the workday, on the go, or chilling with friends at the pool hall. Knit in Kollage’s Milky Whey, a milk soy blend, these cowls are as soft as angora but animal fiber (and cruelty) free. Special Notes:

Black Willow Cowl & Scarf

Black Willow Cowl & Scarf

Lindsay Lewchuk Cowls, Men, Patterns, Scarves

Recuperating after a treatment, I looked out the window and became enthralled with a majestic old black willow tree. The textures in the bark and the magnitude of the trunk drew me in. Determined to capture and recreate what I saw in yarn, I created 6 mini design elements, which I then mixed and mingled on the knitting needles until the texture evoked that same majesty as the magnificent specimen God placed in front of me. As a final nod to the sparkling sunset haloing the massive tree, beads were added to the edges and cables. Special Notes: