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Archive for 'Designs by Nicole'

Deep Forest, A New Pattern

There is this point in the seasons when the trees are bare (or mostly bare) and you can see deep into the wood.  The light strikes across the tress and branches, casting a dark lacey web of shadows across the forest floor and on any visitors walking the paths.  I was intrigued by these shadows [...]

Popsicle! Limesicle!

I’m pleased to be able to announce one of my secret projects!Yay!Here we have Popsicle (Rav link), a new sock pattern that features a mirrored patterning across the foot. I designed this for Three Irish Girls yarn company and their Sock Yarnista sock club.I’m incredibly proud of this design and the way it turned out. [...]

Strangling Vine (RAOK Pattern 1)

Introducing the Strangling Vine Scarf: Knit with less than a single skein of Sea Silk (a skein of SS is 430 or so yards of fingering weight) Size US 4 needles (but it’s a scarf, so gauge is not essential – it’s about which drape you like most) Not reversible (it’s a pretty pattern, but [...]

Strangling Vine, RAOK 1

Introducing the Strangling Vine Scarf: Knit with less than a single skein of Sea Silk (a skein of SS is 430 or so yards of fingering weight) Size US 4 needles (but it’s a scarf, so gauge is not essential – it’s about which drape you like most) Not reversible (it’s a pretty pattern, but [...]

Introducing…. A Free Pattern!

My first free pattern! Indeed! I did it!Finally!The specifics:Pattern: The Not-Quite-Straight ScarfNeedles: US 9 (I used my Brittany Birch ones, always a treat with scarves)Yarn: Andean Silk from KnitpicksDescription: This scarf is knit on a bias so that the ridges of reverse stockinette create diagonal lines. It is incredibly beginner friendly and unlike many bias-knit [...]