Yarn Bases: Dragon Sock

Drekin

By Ninja ChickensAs described by the designer: ‘Drekin is an elegant Faroese style shawl knit from the top down. It is knit in garter stitch and contains a brioche center panel making it reversible. The wings have shoulder shaping, and a lace pattern reminiscent of scales/feathers.’ The contrast color in the sample is not available. …

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Fade Into You

By Tanis GrayAs described by the designer: ‘Knit from the bottom up in the round in one piece on US 3s, the magic in this cowl really happens when you start switching the colors. The reds and the blues start at opposite ends of their respective spectrums, then flow back out.’

Ristras

By Corrine WalcherAs described by the designer: ‘Ristras are strings of brightly colored hot peppers hung together. The colorway, Airport Hot Sauce and the shapes in the pattern reflect these. They are everywhere in New Mexico, a state which excelled in producing several special people in my life.’

The Lotus Cowl

By Andi SmithAs described by the designer: ‘This striking color-blocked cowl, is worked flat and then seamed to create a fun, easy cowl thats an eye-catching knit. A half side seam allows the cowl to comfortably hug your neck, and drape beautifully across your shoulders. Whether you work with one color or two, the sinuous …

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Far Into the Forest

By Kirsten HallAs described by the designer:’Two mirrored socks worked toe to cuff in two colors. Gussets at sides, turned heel worked with no-wrap short rows, and heel flap. Stranded patterns (with numerous increases and decreases) worked from charts with stitch key. Links to photo tutorials are provided in the pattern and below for techniques …

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Willowbrook

By Kirsten HallAs described by the designer:’Two identical socks are worked toe to cuff with a turned heel and heel flap. Charts are given for the faux-cable lace pattern. Written instructions for the leaf stitch accompany the charts.’

Quo Vadis

By Glenna CAs described by the designer: ‘Socks worked form the top down with flap-and-gusset heels. The stitch patterns are mirrored on the two socks. Stitch patterns are presented in Chart form only.’

The Birdcage Shawl

By Heather AndersonAs described by the designer:’A lovely blend of simple and elegant, this crescent shaped shawl blends the simplicity of a stockinette body with eye catching lace and cable designs. The shawl is worked from the top down until the lace edging. At that point, the edging is knit on from side to side. …

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Lacet

By Kate GilbertAs described by designer: ‘Socks with ribbon motifs worked from the cuff down to the toe.’

Parsley Shawl

By Jessica L RiceAs described by the designer: ‘An asymmetrical shawl with soft scallops and a lace edge that echoes the frilled tips of parsley leaves. This is a great pattern when youre just getting into lace knitting.’