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Je Ne Sais Quoi

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, Patterns, Shawls

That sense. That feeling! Je Ne Sais Quoi is an English pattern uniting the French idiom with a part shawl, part scarf, part cowl, in a “I just don’t know what” fashionista design packing in a ton of attitude! Dare down the hottest summer days donned in your carefree hand knit, Je Ne Sais Quoi, with mindset to match. Add beads for a tres chic look or go without for a casual fashion flare.

Awakening back

Awakening

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Patterns, Shawls

Awaken to fresh stitches! Sunrise, sunset, whatever your time of day – enjoy an awakening of your spirit in the beauty of the rising or setting sun while clicking your needles away. Toss your knitting needles, yarn, and pattern in a chic knitting bag and prepare for a joyful encounter with the sun. Then marvel in some breathtaking moments while awakening your stitches into your Awakening shawl. The tech edited and test knit intermediate level pattern is fully written and fully charted. Constructed top down using short rows. Experimenting with short rows last year I fell in love with a new twist on this familiar technique – if you love shawls and short rows, this one’s for you! There is …

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Landfall

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Eco Elements, Patterns, Shawls

Swirling winds… raging waves… flooding waters… destruction: from the land torn images of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma comes Landfall. Discover the beauty that triumphs in the midst of chaos in your Landfall shawl. Stockinette, garter, and a few short rows depict calm waves, which bring a soothing serenity after life’s storms. The release challenge follow up blog is posted here. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written. $10.00 Blocked Measurements:Depth 17”/ 43cm by wingspan 49”/ 124.5cm. Materials:2 skeins worsted weight eco yarn      Shown in Birdies Knits Cotton Worsted – speckled hand dyed worsted weight yarn, color “Use The Good China”      Single skein info: hand dyed 100% organic cotton; 190yds/ 174m per 100g/ …

Savvy Cowl & Hat

Savvy

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Cowls, Head, Patterns

Visions of sitting in an Oxford don’s old lecture room, scarcely heated save for the ongoing academic debate, inspired this fashion forward brainy style. Savvy’s elegance transports you from keeping your cool in the lecture hall to warming things up on a crisp autumn date. Whether worn in unity or as independent thinkers, Savvy hat and Savvy cowl will win you the final point! The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with the pattern repeated charted. Savvy hat crown decreases are also fully charted. $8.25 Sizes:Cowl – One Size 24”/ 61cm around by 9”/ 23cm tallHat – Small (Medium, Large, X-Large) to fit head sizes 19”/ 48.5cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) with 1.5”/ 3.8cm negative …

Savvy Cowl cable close up

Savvy Cowl

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Cowls, Patterns

Visions of sitting in an Oxford don’s old lecture room, scarcely heated save for the ongoing academic debate, inspired this fashion forward brainy style. Savvy’s elegance transports you from keeping your cool in the lecture hall to warming things up on a crisp autumn date. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with the pattern repeated charted. $6.50 Finished Measurements:One Size 24”/ 61cm around by 9”/ 23cm tall Materials:2 skeins Malabrigo Mora shown in AguasSingle skein info: 100% silk; 225yds/ 206m per 50g/ 1.76ozUS 3 / 3.25mm DPNs or small circularsCable needleYarn needle3 stitch markers Gauge:24 sts and 34 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations …

Savvy Hat side view

Savvy Hat

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Head, Patterns

Visions of sitting in an Oxford don’s old lecture room, scarcely heated save for the ongoing academic debate, inspired this fashion forward brainy style. Savvy’s elegance transports you from keeping your cool in the lecture hall to warming things up on a crisp autumn date. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with the pattern repeat and crown decreases charted. $6.50 Sizes:Small (Medium, Large, X-Large) to fit head sizes 19”/ 48.5cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) with 1.5”/ 3.8cm negative ease Materials:1 skein Malabrigo Mora shown in AguasSingle skein info: 100% silk; 225yds/ 206m per 50g/ 1.76ozUS 3 / 3.25mm DPNs or small circularsCable needleYarn needle10 stitch markers Gauge:24 sts and 34 rows over 4”/ 10cm …

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Artist Studio

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Patterns, Shawls

Artists employ a variety of mediums from watercolors to acrylics, frottage to impasto, but knitters paint with yarn! Like broad brushstrokes, sweeping curves shape the Artist Studio shawl into a “no right angles” FO. Cables juxtaposed with lace anchor the wild lace abandon between structured architectural cable details. Use watercolor tones to create your personal serene Monet, bold solids for a punch of Picasso, or speckled variegated yarn for a determined Pollock mood. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with charts and a schematic. Check out the Knit Eco Chic channel on YouTube for a video tutorial of the continuous bind off method used. $12.00 Finished Measurements:50”/ 127cm wide by 32”/ 81cm deep. Note: this shawl …

Marquise Cut close up

Marquise Cut

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Garments, Patterns

Elegant cables form marquise cut jewels in this sophisticated knitwear top. The beauty of Marquise Cut is the effortless way it transforms to suit any fashion situation. Add optional glass beads to capture extra sparkle while emphasizing the crisp cable crossings reflected in the 58 facets distinctive of the marquise. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with a schematic. The pattern repeat is both written and charted. Construction: top down with side seams. The optional set in sleeves are top down as well. $8.25 Sizes:32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46) Finished Measurements:Blocked Bust: 32”/ 81cm (34”/ 86cm, 36.5”/ 92cm, 38”/ 97cm, 40”/ 102cm, 42”/ 106cm, 44.5”/ 113cm, 46”/ 117cm). Total Length: 21.25”/ 54.5cm (21.5”/ …

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Ladies Night Out

Lindsay Lewchuk 2017 New Releases, Garments, How-to Videos, Patterns

Knit in anticipation of your treasured Ladies’ Night Out – the one dedicated to girl talk. Get all dolled up in your FO, head to the hottest ticket in town, and hang the “no guys allowed” sign on your favorite drink, or spend the evening chalking it up while laughing with your friends. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with schematics and a full pattern cheat sheet. Check out the Knit Eco Chic channel on You Tube for 2 how-to videos –sleeve cap short rows and optional straps. $8.25 Finished Measurements:Sizes: XS (S, M, L). Finished bust: 33”/ 84cm (37”/ 94cm, 41”/ 104cm, 45”/ 114.5cm). Materials:3 (3, 3, 4) skeins Three Irish Girls Bamboo Cotton Fingering. …