Modern Deco Hat and Cowl from Love of Knitting magazine's Winter 2014 Issue - Garter and stockinette stripes make for easy knitting but create a big impact when worked in these soft and stunning yarns. Clever I-cord ties on the hat elevate the design and give it a special detail that sets this pattern apart, while the cowl is edged with garter trim for an effortless finish.
Funtastical Fair Isle Hats from Love of Knitting magazine's Winter 2014 Issue - Create exciting geometric patterns with two colors interchanged on each round. This look is a favorite in Norwegian knitting because it creates a warm, thick layer of boldly colored fabric. These colorful hats can be toned down by using just two colors of yarn throughout, or you can make your hat scream color by changing contrasting colors more frequently. Have fun and knit up your own color fantasy!
Flip Top Mitts from Love of Knitting magazine's Winter 2014 Issue - This splendid convertible design offers the convenience of fingerless mitts and the warmth of mittens in one clever pattern. The worsted weight wool yarn makes them especially cozy, and you won’t have to worry about taking them off when you need something from your purse or wallet on a chilly morning.
Father and Son Beanies - from Love of Knitting's Holiday Knits 2014 Issue These simple, comfortable hats will make fabulous gifts for everyone on your list, and they can be quickly created using only knit and purl stitches. Sized for babies, kids, and adults, these versatile designs can be completed in a single weekend.
Ski Chalet Set - from Love of Knitting's Holiday Knits 2014 Issue Create a stretchy, supple, and richly textured fabric by knitting into the row below your live stitches. As you work, you will only carry one yarn at a time, making this technique simpler than the remarkable effect would have you believe. The easy fingerless mitts use an innovative one-row buttonhole to create a finished thumb gusset, and, combined with the matching hat and cowl, make for an impressive and thoughtful gift.
Kristy Kringle Hat - from Love of Knitting's Holiday Knits 2014 Issue Add an extra bit of Christmas cheer to your next holiday party or family gathering with this jolly Santa hat! The luxurious angora gives the trim a beautifully soft halo, accented by a fun button of your choice.
Braided Beanie - from Love of Knitting's Holiday Knits 2014 Issue A single, braided cable adds an extra splash of appeal to this classic, unisex hat. Wear it in the center or on the side for a fun, asymmetrical look. Either way, you’ll adore the warm wool fabric when the snow starts to fall and temperatures begin to drop.
Yukon Beanie - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Knitting magazine Designed by Marie Segares Not only does stranded colorwork, or Fair Isle, create exciting interplays of color, it also adds an extra layer of warmth because of the unused yarn stranded on the inside. Skill level: Easy
Palisades Scarf - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Knitting magazine Designed by Christine Marie Chen Basic knit and purl stitches worked with chunky wool yarn quickly create this fashionable scarf. Soft fringe gives it a charming finishing touch for a classic look that will easily transition from season to season. Skill level: Beginner
Letterman Scarf - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Knitting magazine This chevron pattern is easier to achieve than you would imagine. Combined with simple color changes and a sumptuous yarn, it creates an enchanting fabric you’ll love nestling into. Skill level: Easy