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 …

Swatchers Cowl photo

Swatchers Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk2016 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 …

Seine Cowl

Seine Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk2016 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. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, charts, and a You Tube video for both the long drop and the short non-drop versions.Pattern includes both the cowl & the cuffs! $6.75 Finished Measurements:Note: Small loop is without drops and large loop is with drops. Small Loop: 20”/ 51cm long by 8.5”/ 21.5cm wide. Large Loop: 43”/ 109cm long by 11”/ 28cm wide. Materials:2 …

Seine Cuffs

Seine Cuffs

Lindsay Lewchuk2016 New Releases, Cuffs, How-to Videos, Patterns

Paris is calling! I designed these cuffs to conquer grafting fears before moving onto the Seine Cowl. Knit in just an hour, Seine Cuffs make the perfect gift-able knit, for old and young alike. Wear individually on one wrist or multiples in a row, mix and match drop cuffs with non-drop cuffs for a custom look all your own. The tech edited and test knit pattern includes written directions, charts, and a You Tube video for both the long drop and the short non-drop versions.Pattern includes both Seine Cowl & Seine Cuffs! $6.75 Finished Measurements:Length: Small (Large): 6.5”/ 16.5cm (8”/ 20.5cm).Width Drops Small (Large): 3”/ 7.5cm (3.25”/ 8cm).Width Non-Drops Small (Large): 2.5”/ 6.5cm (2.75”/ 7cm). Materials:11 (15)g/ 0.4 (0.5)oz of …

Coming to America – Americo Yarns

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For years, Americo Yarns, has been a favorite yarn company of mine, from their gorgeous yarns to their socially responsible company attitude. Visiting their flagship store is quiet an experience. It is easy to imagine yourself in the rustic Andies from the gorgeous hanks of yarn hanging on the walls to the rough hewn wood accents and hand crafted needles and accessories. A leather chair invites you to stop and knit, while the friendly “Americo Girls” help you pick the right colors & fibers for your next project. Originally the yarns they lovingly created were only available in Toronto, Ontario at their flagship store. Then slowly local yarn shops across Canada started to carry Americo. Now, it’s my great pleasure …

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 …

Fibonacci Drops Shawl

Fibonacci Drops Shawl

Lindsay LewchukMen, Patterns, Shawls

The Fibonacci Drops Shawl, Knit Eco Chic’s debut release, emboldens mathematicians world-wide by squaring the Fibonacci sequence.  Appearing in both the striped sequence and drop stitch sequence, the Fibonacci sequence brings the innate beauty of the golden ratio to this triangular shawl design.  The simplicity of the design makes this versatile shawl the perfect accessory for spring and summer. The pattern includes written directions, diagrams, pictures, a glossary, notes, and a no-drops variation.  Tech edited by Sashka Macievich. $6.50 Finished Measurements: 72”/ 183cm by 27”/ 68.5cm with the drops. 60”/ 152.5cm by 27”/ 68.5cm without the drops. Materials:2 skeins Americo Originals Abrazos (dove grey)1 skein Americo Originals Abrazos (ice blue)44.7% Pima Cotton, 55.3% Bamboo100 g / 1028 yards (940 m)US …