Sun Fire with Puddles

Sun Fire

Lindsay Lewchuk Head, How-to Videos, Patterns

Upcycle your yarn leftovers or mini skeins into this warm weather sun inspired beret! Sun Fire transforms the surplus Green Sheep Cotton and Bamboo fingering yarn from Solar Flare Circular Shawl into the must have fashion accessory of the season. Wake up the sun with flare lace and flame twisted stitches! Add optional beads for extra kisses of sunlight. The tech edited intermediate level pattern is fully written and fully charted. Check out the Solar Flare Circular Shawl stitch demos on the Knit Eco Chic channel on You Tube for demonstrations of the unique stitches. $6.50 Finished Measurements:Stretches to fit: 19”/ 48cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) head.Hat band size includes 3”/ 7.5cm negative ease to head size.Finished Beret …

Olea

Olea

Lindsay Lewchuk Garments, 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 …

Solar Flare

Solar Flare Circular Shawl

Lindsay Lewchuk How-to Videos, Patterns, Shawls, Solar Flare MKAL

A sudden flash of brightness observed over the Sun’s surface, Solar Flare Circular Shawl electrifies your knitting with twisted flame stitches and sun-shaping lace. Add optional beading for even greater solar energy releasing bursts of color as they sparkle in the sun. Construction: This non-pi circular shawl is knit in the round until the flame tops which are worked flat individually. Fully written and fully charted, the intermediate level tech edited pattern also includes three how-to videos. $15.00 Finished Measurements:One size – radius: 24”/ 61cm Materials:6 Skeins (1 gradiance set of 50 gram skeins) The Unique Sheep Green Sheep CottonSingle Skein Info: 51% organic cotton, 49% bamboo; 220 yds/ 50 grams – fingering weightUS 3/ 3.25mm circular needlesUS 3/ 3.25mm …

Motoring Vest and the mini

Motoring Vest

Lindsay Lewchuk Garments, 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 Lewchuk Garments, 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 …

Savannah

Savannah

Lindsay Lewchuk How-to Videos, Jewelry, Patterns

Summer heat used to be a time to put knitting aside, but not anymore. Introducing Savannah, a quick knit design that will get your knitting needles active and your outfits accessorized through the dog days of summer. Inspired by Spanish moss and the charming Southern city of Savannah, this design makes a statement of your choosing. The pattern is replete with customization opportunities: beads, length, and width, and two methods of closure. Make the design a cowl, with the provisional cast on method, or an item of jewelry, with the jewelry clasp method. Click here to read the blog post story behind the design. The pattern includes written and charted directions, a glossary, and pictures. A you tube video demonstrating …

Fibonacci Drops Shawl

Fibonacci Drops Shawl

Lindsay Lewchuk Men, 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 …

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. Tech edited by Katherine Vaughan, this advanced beginner level pattern includes written directions, charted directions, a diagram, and pictures. Two you tube videos also demonstrate how to make tendrils using the method in the pattern and how to make the custom beaded button. $6.50 Finished Measurements:26″/ 66cm long by 5″/ 12.5cm wide. Materials:1 Skein Galler Yarns Inca Eco – Wine 100% organic cotton 3.5 ounces/ 100 grams 140 yards/ 128 metersUS 8/ 5mm straight knitting needlesUS I-9/ 5.5mm crochet …

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. This cowl pattern set includes written directions, pictures, and a chart for both a button-up version, which is knit flat, and the over the head version, which is knit in the round version. Tech edited by Katherine Vaughan. $6.50 Finished Measurements:Button Up Version: Small 29″/ 73.5cm long x 5.5″/ 14cm wide, Medium 36.5″/ 92.5cm long …

Collegiate Variegation Cowl

Collegiate Variegation Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk Patterns

Boldly sport your college colors! This pattern is designed for knitters of any ability, requiring only cast on, knit, purl, and bind off abilities. Each rendition will be unique as it entirely depends on the tri-color variegated yarn you choose to knit with. Tri-color hand painted yarn is particularly perfect for this pattern. Experienced knitters will be able to whip through this college course in a day or less, which makes it a great gift! Note: tri-color yarn is required! Tech edited by Katherine Vaughan. $6.00 Finished Measurements:23.5″/ 59.5cm around by 4.5″/ 11.5cm wide. Materials:1 skein tri-colored yarn. Sample shows Cascade Yarns Luna Paints.150 – 164 yards (137 – 150 m)US 8/ 5mm circular needlesYarn needle Gauge:18 sts and 28 …