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Some-Warm-Mittens

Some Warm Mittens

The Some Warm Mitten series of four mitten patterns is a collaboration between Shirl the Purl (Shirley Scott), author of Canada Knits, …

Ashanti Wall hanging p

Ashanti Wall-hanging

From knit designer Lucy Neatby “This blanket or wall-hanging was inspired by traditional woven Ashanti fabrics. The knitting is copious but easy; …

Faroese Flower Shawl

Faroese Flower Shawl

Knit designer Lucy Neatby was inspired by the traditional shaping of Faroese shawls in her design Faroese Flower Shawl. The shawl is …

Eastern European Lace tablecloth p

Lace Knitting Historical

From the Textile Museum of Canada collection, these are a variety of knitted laceworks I took photos of several years ago for …

Anatolian Shawl p

Anatolian Shawl

Red Bird Knits designer Robyn Gallimore was inspired by an old Anatolian motif used in Turkish socks, and translated this into an …

Knitted bag p

South American Knitting

From the Textile Museum of Canada collection, these are a variety of knitted South American knitworks I took photos of several years …

Chullu p

Potosi Ch’ullus

Catherine Vardy – Potosi Ch’ullus (or how to get engaged to several men at once!) “Having seen the pictures in Andean Folk …

Field of Feathers Stole p

Field of Feathers Stole

From Fiddlesticks Knitting designer Dorothy Siemens, “Inspired by Estonian lace motifs, this lovely stole features a central field of feathery lace surrounded …

Mud Foot p

African Mud Cloth Inspiration

Red Bird Knits designer Robyn Gallimore was inspired by the graphic designs of African Mud Cloth in a series of sock patterns. …

Gossamer Cashmere Yarn

Gossamer Cashmere yarn

“Heirloom Knitting is very pleased and proud to offer what is almost certainly the finest natural yarn available for lace knitters today …