Staycation

A sideways top with textural stripes – as a peplum or crop top. The top is worked seamlessly from side to side in reverse Stockinette stitch with slipped-stitch lines. The neckline and armholes have a neat i-cord edge. Stitches are then picked up from the lower edge of the body and worked top-down, either in […]

Porto Shawlette

The Porto Shawlette is a small two-color shawl, knit in Brioche & Garter stitch with a scalloped edge. The shawl was originally designed for the “Knit with Friends” festival 2023 in Porto, Portugal. PDF Download € 6.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: English, Portuguese & German Layout: Standard/Print/Mobile Released: June 2023 Ravelry Payhip #PortoShawlette Details Yarn […]

Floe

Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki / Hair & […]

Wave Breaker

Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & […]

Brioche Mode

A graphic rectangular shawl in two-color Brioche and Garter stitch stripes with a seamless modular construction. This design was originally published in May 2023 as a mystery knit-a-long. Check out the tag #SOSUknitsMKAL2023 on Instagram to see the stunning shawls that knitters have created during the MKAL! PDF Download € 7.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: […]

Travel Mode Baby Blanket

A graphic rectangular baby blanket with a seamless modular construction, knit in Garter stitch with Stockinette details and an i-cord finish. While the blanket is designed for six colors, the design and modular construction allow maximum freedom. Feel free to use as many or as few colors as you’d like! PDF Download € 6.00 (taxes […]

Baseline Sweater

A sideways sweater knit in Garter stitch and 2×2 ribbing with a slipped stitch detail along the sleeves, the Baseline Sweater is a perfect canvas for your you to play with and create your perfect everyday sweater. PDF Download € 7.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: English & German Layout: Standard/Print/Mobile Released: March 2023 Ravelry Payhip […]

Tasting Menu

Tasting Menu Shawl

The airy asymmetrical shawl is easy to wear and is a fun accessory that shows off your favorite craft. Originally designed for the Nature’s Luxury Yarn Tasting Club in Summer 2022, the Tasting Menu Shawl shows off the characteristics and strengths of each of the three bases of lovingly hand-dyed yarn that are part of […]

Planet A

Visualize, comprehend & fight Climate Change – Because there is no Planet B! It’s getting hot in here – but not just that, the weather is getting more and more extreme with climate change progressing. But how much has the climate changed, really? “Planet A” visualizes how much each month’s temperature differs from the long-time […]

Ginny Bandana Cowl

The Ginny Bandana Cowl keeps you cozy and in style with a classic yet bold Gingham or Buffalo Plaid pattern created by two-color Brioche and Garter stitch. The cowl comes in two sizes for a narrow or loose fit. The bandana tip adds a modern twist
and keeps out the wind from your jacket opening. PDF […]

Ginny

Four colors, combined in Brioche and Garter stitch, form a Gingham or Buffalo plaid pattern. Ginny can be knit as a large cowl that loops around the neck twice or as a classic scarf. The cowl and scarf have the same construction: both are knit flat in two-color Brioche and Garter stitch. The cowl is […]

Cloudwatching

A marled top-down Raglan sweater
in a fluffy combination of Brioche, Pearl Brioche & Garter stitch. The sweater is knit seamlessly top-down with Raglan shoulder shaping. For the main part of the sweater, the two colors are held together, creating a marl effect. For added contrast, the cuffs, hem, and neckline finish are worked with Color […]

Travel Mode 2.0

Travel Mode is a graphic rectangular shawl with a seamless modular construction that creates a herringbone pattern mirrored along a center panel. The shawl is knit in Garter stitch with Stockinette details and an i-cord finish. While designed for 1 main and 4 contrasting colors, the shawl can be knit with as many or as […]

Travel Mode

Travel Mode is a rectangular shawl with a seamless modular construction that creates a herringbone pattern mirrored along a center panel. The shawl is knit in garter stitch with eyelet details and an i-cord finish. While designed for 1 main and 7 contrasting colors, the shawl can be knit with as many or as few […]

Side by Side

Side by Side is a sideways knit sweater with a seamless modular construction and mix & match sizing. Customize your size by combining any circumference, length, and neckline option! Traveling stitches form an all-over chevron design on a reverse stockinette background. Wide bands of ribbing anchor the design, the doubled cuffs, and neckline ribbing add […]

Follow The Rainbow

Follow the Rainbow is a triangular shawl in stockinette stitch with contrasting purl ridges and short-row sections in garter stitch. An I-cord surrounds the entire shawl – from the cast-on, to the edges, to the bind-off – for a neat and finished look. This rainbow scarf is dedicated to queerMaschen – http://queermaschen.net/ – an LGBTIQ+ […]

Everyday Attitude Tee

Photos by Jonna Hietala, Photo copyright: Knit with attitude. A loose-fitting striped T-shirt is my ultimate staple garment. Paired with the crisp texture of linen that gets softer with every touch, this might just be the perfect summer T-shirt. The two contrasting colors of this natural fiber get accentuated through the striped design, and the […]

Base Camp

A simple pattern, a comfy texture, and endless possibilities… Base Camp is a pattern and shawl recipe that is anything but basic! One color, two colors, odds and ends, or a color gradient? Follow the pattern as written for DK weight yarn or go off the beaten path with the recipe. No matter the yarn […]

Short Story

Photo by Nature’s Luxury Photo by Nature’s Luxury Short Story is a two-tone color-blocked sweater, knit a seamless modular sideways construction, starting with a provisional cast-on at the color-change to the right of the neckline, and worked towards the cuffs. The hem is knit concurrently as a double-knit edge. The cuffs and neckline are finished […]

Frequency Shawl

Frequency is a deep triangular shawl knit in two-color brioche and garter stitch. The chevron pattern is created by switching between the two textures, combined with switching foreground and background color with the syncopated brioche technique. The main part is knit in two colors, a third color is used for the one-color brioche border and […]

Stairway Shawl

Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine The Stairway wrap is a companion through the season and can be worn all year round: casually draped over a linen summer dress, as a personal touch and statement over […]

Brioche + Mystery

A celebration of brioche stitch and all the possibilities of the technique.
 An exploration of the intricacies of knitting. 
A mystery that you can solve on your needles!
 This design was originally published in May 2021 as a mystery knit-a-long. Check out the tag #SosuMKAL2021 on Instagram to see the stunning shawls that knitters have […]

Sidelines Cardigan

Because of the sideways construction, the Sidelines Cardigan’s wide rib texture with slipped stitch detail turns into a textural horizontal stripe pattern that is combined with a wide hem, cuffs, and buttonband in twisted ribbing and a folded neckline (optionally worked in contrasting colors). The modular construction makes this an (almost) seamless project. Sidelines is a […]

Sidelines Sweater

Because of the sideways construction, the Sidelines Sweater’s wide rib texture with slipped stitch detail turns into a textural horizontal stripe pattern that is combined with a wide hem, and cuffs in twisted ribbing and a folded neckline (optionally worked in contrasting colors). The modular construction makes this an (almost) seamless project. Sidelines is a casually […]

Half & Half Socks

Knit top-down (from cuff to toe) in stockinette and reverse stockinette stitch – half & half as the name suggests – with a classic heel flap and gusset construction and a rounded toe, these short socks are a simple go-to pattern with a little textural interest that lets hand-dyed and variegated sock yarn room to shine. […]

Earth, Wind & Fire

The Earth, Wind & Fire shawl was originally published as the mystery design accompanying the Frida Fuchs yarn advent calendar 2020. The large rectangular wrap features an arrow pattern in different textures: garter stitch, one-color brioche, garter stripes, and cute little dots. The random-seaming color sequence creates a colorful but cohesive overall effect that is […]

FadeOut Cardigan

FadeOut Cardigan FadeOut is a casual open-front cardigan, with contrasting afterthought pockets and folded edges all around.Knit in four fading and one contrasting colors of Sport weight natural wool, FadeOut is a comfortable transitional garment and cozy layering piece that will accompany you throughout the year. PDF Download € 7.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: English […]

Lizzie Sweater

Lizzie Sweater Knit top-down in two-colors, this casual fit cropped sweater with low sleeves features a graphic textured raglan yoke with horizontally ribbed and vertically striped brioche triangles and garter shoulders. The remainder of the yoke, body, and sleeves are knit in stockinette stitch. 
Cuffs, hem & short-row neckline are knit in twisted rib. Sizes 1 […]

Fernweh

Fernweh A shawl to knit while dreaming of exploring the world, of traveling and meeting faraway friends.
 Use three treasured speckled or semisolid skeins of hand-dyed yarn – a lighter one in the foreground, a darker one in the background, and a color pop – to tide you over the longing of Fernweh. The Fernweh shawl is […]

Stay At Home Shawl

Stay At Home triangle shawl in dark green center panel and pink wool and mohair lace stripes.

When the world is in turmoil and everything is uncertain, when (for most of us) staying at home is the only thing we can do, it’s time to cast on an easy project that keeps your mind occupied and your hands busy, while not adding any more stress. The Stay at Home shawl is just […]

Hazy Lanes

Hazy Lanes cropped sweater knit sideways in dusty pink wool and mohair with silver gray ribbed cuffs and hem.

A comfortable fit, textural interest and a center-out sideways construction that keeps you engaged, the Hazy Lanes sweater has it all, plus modular mix & match sizing that lets you create your dream sweater: cropped or long, more or less ease, a wide or narrow neckline, fitted or wide sleeves, full or ¾-length sleeves? All […]

Ewe York

Brioche Mosaic Arrows adorn this deep triangular shawl that is surrounded by a contrasting border and an i-cord for a finished look. Choose between a striped i-cord in the main colors or add a fourth color for an extra color pop. The shawl is fully reversible (you can see the WS on some of the […]

Fading Light Cowl

Add a little luxury and warmth to your winter wardrobe with this stylish brioche cowl. The cowl is knit drop-down in four fading colors of the amazingly lightweight and luxuriously soft Town & Country Cashmere by Nature’s Luxury. It sits close to the neck and has a light bandana-shape at the lower edge that covers […]

Pearls & Stripes

This large modular shawl is full of texture and color play for an interesting & fun knit that will never get boring. The main triangle is knit bottom-up in two-color pearl brioche, then stitches are picked up to work the remaining shawl top-down in stripes of garter stitch, one-color brioche and two-color stockinette brioche. The […]

Brioche Tiles

A graphic brioche mosaic is the focal point of this triangular brioche & garter stitch shawl. The sideways construction starts with a wide rib pattern that transitions into the mosaic motive and ends with an i-cord edge. The fully reversible shawl can be knit with 2-3 colors, the mosaic pattern is both available as written […]

Lizzie

Knit top-down in two-colors, this trapezoid-shaped shawl is knit in garter stitch with a center panel of 
horizontally and vertically striped triangles (thanks to two-color brioche and horizontal ribbing). The uni-colored border reverses the textures of the main section. An i-cord surrounds the entire shawl for a finished look. The pattern includes modifications for a […]

Summer Longing

Summer Longing is knitted top down with raglan shoulder shaping in a knit/purl chevron pattern and garter stitch sleeves. The low sleeves and open front create a casual oversized cardigan that just hangs off your shoulders, perfect to throw on over your favourite outfit to ward off the chill. The yarn‘s silk and linen base creates […]

Shadow Lines

Knit from the center triangle out in a variety of stripey patterns (in garter stitch, two-color stockinette brioche and one-color brioche) in two colors, 
this graphic rectangular wrap is a perfect lightweight summer companion
that will keep you warm when the cold returns. The wrap is surrounded by rolled stockinette border. PDF Download € 6.00 (taxes […]

Treelight

The sun is peeking through the tree canopy by an azure blue lake, the water is mirroring speckles of clouds on this tranquil day. The Treelight Shawl evokes this serene summer scene in my mind and makes me want to go out and search for this place, bundled in a hand-knit shawl. The shawl is knit […]

Island in the Sun

The large triangular shawl is knit top-down in one- and two-color brioche and garter stitch short rows. The contrasting stripes have tiny and larger bobbles and the border features a spiky brioche edge. The large one-color brioche section is constructed with increases only at the edges, so no increase line disrupts the flow of brioche […]

Shawllinn

Shawllinn is a deep triangular shawl knit sideways in wide brioche and garter ribs creating a two-color fade, intersected by a large two-color honeycomb brioche stripe.The shawl is surrounded by an i-cord border for a neat and finished look and an extra color pop. Choose two fading colors for the brioche and garter ribs (like […]

Gridlines

There is nothing quite like a true wardrobe staple: A sweater light enough to wear all year, with flattering drape, a slightly oversized fit and a simple design with a twist.  Now would you want your wardrobe staple to be cropped, tunic-length or somewhere in-between? Do you like your sleeves roomy or skinny, a tight […]

Rusty Tuku

This casual oversized sweater has an unusual top-down modular construction that makes for an interesting knit – from the striped yoke to the split hem. The sweater is knit in fingering weight yarn – shown here in all the woolly glory of Tukuwool from Finnland. This yarn is both light and hard-wearing, making it a […]

Get Your Fade On

This rectangular shawl is worked on the bias in a three-color fade in one- and two-color brioche stitch, broken up by contrasting stripes in garter stitch. Go for a timeless combination of three shades of gray and a color pop of your choice, or live out all your speckled color dreams to create your dream […]

Melted Shrug

The Melted Shrug is part cardigan, part shawl with sleeves and an all-around feel-good garment that you won’t want to take off. This seamless oversized casual shrug has a fun modular top-down construction and is knit in two textures: the fluffy textural garter stitch is extra soft thanks to Qing Fibre’s Melted Baby Suri that […]

Brioche Twist Headband

A headband is such an underrated accessory: it’s less bulky than a hat but keeps your ears toasty warm, it keeps your hair from flying around in the wind but doesn’t give you hat hair and it fits into every bag. This quick and easy reversible headband features bold stripes on one side and a […]

Palette Cleanser Sweater

Sometimes you need a blank slate, a fresh start, a Palette Cleanser*. This oversized cropped sweater is such a project for me: a way to clear my mind, restart my creative process, hopefully with less self-doubt and second-guessing, with more knitting and less tinking. Knit sideways from the center out, this seamless modular sweater is […]

Soulsisters

The Soulsisters shawl is not only a collaboration with indie dyer EmiB, but it’s an expression of the friendships and bonds we forge thanks to our shared passion! I’ve designed this shawl for and with my wonderful friends and my test knitting dream-team Emi & Marion – my soul sisters! The main part of the […]

Flora

Flora is a bold yet playful shawl, inspired by the great Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe (and named after a dear friend’s baby girl). The large garter stitch stripes in bold contrasting colors are broken up by delicate lace sections. A contrasting border with a knotted fringe pays homage to Frida’s fringed shawls and adds a touch […]

Afterglow Shawl

Afterglow is a large crescent shawl, knit top-down in horizontal ribbing and brioche in two main colors. The final section features a stunning motif of brioche circles in alternating colors, thanks to some syncopated brioche magic as well as brioche increases and decreases. The eyelet increase rows and the scalloped border are knit in a […]