Matcha Summer back close up

Matcha Summer

Lindsay Lewchuk2017 New Releases, Garments, How-Tos, Patterns

Summer knitting invites you to stay cool while you show off your stitches with Matcha Summer! This breezy all-in-one tank top design features a non-rolling hem, simple waist shaping, a fashion forward plunging back, and built in I-cord necklace accents. Quick knitting Matcha Summer is off your needles and on to “matcha” summer adventures in no time. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions and a schematic. There are 2 photo tutorials related to the pattern on Knit Eco Chic’s May 2017 blog. $7.50 Sizes:For Bust Sizes 32”/ 81.5cm (34”/ 86.5cm, 36”/ 91.5cm, 38”/ 96.5cm, 40”/ 101.5cm, 42”/ 106.5cm, 44”/ 112cm, 46”/ 117cm). Finished Measurements:Blocked Bust: 31.25”/ 79.5cm (32.75”/ 83cm, 35”/ 88.5cm, 37”/ 94cm, 39.25”/ 100cm, 40.75”/ …

Royal Tee fun picture

Royal Tee

Lindsay Lewchuk2017 New Releases, Garments, Patterns

Feel like royalty! This long sleeved linen tee shirt incorporates elegant faux seams and eye-catching striping giving it a royal touch. Whether watching a polo match, enjoying a garden tea party, or chasing after more plebeian pursuits, Royal Tee will be your go to light layering piece through all seasons. I couldn’t resist the pun! Royal Tee is the perfect layering piece with just enough room to comfortably fit a blouse or camisole underneath. The linen yarn is perfect for transitional weather as well as travel as it packs up small. The more you wear it, the softer it becomes! The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with schematics for finished blocked busts 32”/ 81.5cm (34.25”/ 87cm, …

Alternating Paths Sweater with Puddles

Alternating Paths

Lindsay Lewchuk2016 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 …

Coastal Reflection front

Coastal Reflection

Lindsay Lewchuk2016 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 Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion 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”/ …

Color Flow Sweater

Color Flow

Lindsay LewchukGarments, Patterns

Easy knit and curvy fit for those cold fun days in the sun. The Unique Sheep’s gradient eco yarn provides the punch in this striking top down yoke sweater. For a glimpse of wow and inspiration to knit, view the blog “Waiting on the Weatherman, Mountain Top Secrets.” Suggested skills for this easy level pattern include knit, purl, knit through the back loop, knit in the rnd, increase, decrease, and short rows. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, a yarn color changing guide, and a schematic. Note: if substituting a variety of solid colored yarns, the pattern creates a striping effect of differing, but flattering widths. $8.25 Finished Measurements:Bust: 32”/ 81cm (33.75”/ 86cm, 36”/ 91.5cm, 37.75”/ …

Showing My Bias Tank

Showing My Bias

Lindsay LewchukGarments, Patterns

Showing My Bias for organic cotton and bamboo yarn with this fresh tank design knit entirely on the 45! Accentuating the bias fabric attributes is simple waist and bust shaping. The tank is divided into two identical parts with a built in I-cord edging. Minimal finishing is key to this quickly knit design. The easy level tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, diagrams, and a schematic. Simple Stockinette stitch is used throughout with short rows, shaping, and I-cords. $7.50 Finished Measurements:Bust: 31.5”/ 80cm (33.5”/ 85cm, 35.5”/ 90cm, 37.5”/ 96cm, 39.5”/ 101cm, 42”/ 106cm, 44”/ 111cm, 46”/ 117cm, 48”/ 122cm, 50”/ 127cm, 52”/ 132cm, 54”/ 138cm)Sizes (To Fit Bust):32”/ 81.5cm (34”/ 86.5cm, 36”/ 91.5cm, 38”/ 96.5cm, 40”/ 101.5cm, …

Sarsaparilla Tank

Sarsaparilla Tank

Lindsay LewchukGarments, How-to Videos, Patterns

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 tech edited & test knit intermediate level pattern includes written directions with the lace fully written and fully charted for 12 sizes. The pattern also includes a schematic and how to video. $7.25 Finished Measurements:For Bust Sizes: 32”/ 81cm (34”/ 86cm, 36”/ 91.5cm, 38”/ 96.5cm, 40”/ 101.5cm, …

Olea

Olea

Lindsay LewchukGarments, How-to Videos, Patterns

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. Check out the you tube video for a demonstration on how to do the self-hemming cast on. If you prefer to seam the hem at the end, it is …

Motoring Vest and the mini

Motoring Vest

Lindsay LewchukGarments, Patterns

Motoring Vest, inspired by a photo of a sensationally dressed woman modeling beside a Triumph Twin 500 Motorcycle in 1951, updates the modish style in this figure flattering knitted vest. Garter sections and shaping highlight specific points on the body creating a flattering hourglass figure.  A wide button band draws the eye up and down the hourglass, lengthening the body.  A mock turtle cowl is accented with a larger button off set from the vertical panel. Knit in two pieces – the body is worked flat seamlessly (joined at the shoulders) and the button band, which is seamed on at the very end.  Arm and neck edging finishes the piece.  The tech edited pattern includes written directions and schematics. Finished …

Sheer Illusion Tank

Sheer Illusion Tank

Lindsay LewchukGarments, Patterns

Replete with special details, the Sheer Illusion tank is designed to flatter your figure. Viewed from the front observe single stranded work above the bust creating a sheer effect, double stranded work through the body providing stability and shape, and a peplum hem floating the garment away from the hips. A key hole with closer cinches the tank around the neck and the sheer effect seen in modesty on the front covers the entire upper back. Side shaping further accentuates your curves. An easy rolled edging finishes the neck and arm openings. Finally, a simple pattern repeat adds knitting and textual interest to the design. Tech edited pattern includes written directions, pattern repeat charts, short row shoulder drop charts, a …