Category: Patterns

A Simple Knit in Nua Worsted

mycroft by isabell Kraemer

Mycroft by Isabell Kraemer A Simple Knit in Nua Worsted

Are you dreaming of a jumper that is soft, cosy, wearable and relaxing to knit? Then let me point you towards Mycroft by Isabell Kreamer. This jumper is knitted in our Nua Worsted and offers all the luxury of our Nua yarn but on 4 – 4.5mm needles. Mycroft is worked seamlessly from the top down.…
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Boann by Jennifer Shiels Toland An Asymmetrical Shawl in Nua Yarn.

  One of the best things about working with Nua yarn is seeing what independent designers create with the yarn. Boann by JST Knitwear Designs is an asymmetrical shawl knit from a garter tip and finishes with a two colour brioche edging. It’s packed with lots of fabulous garter striping and colour blocking so that you can play…
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Billow Crest Cowl A double thickness colourwork cowl using mosaic knitting.

Is there anything more luxurious than a double thickness cowl that is wrapped twice around your neck for warmth? The Billow Crest cowl is knitted using 2 skeins each of Kitten Fluff and Angry Monkey in Nua. This cowl uses the wonderful mosaic knitting technique to create its colourwork. This allows you to create this wonderful…
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Endpapers Cardigan by Joan Forgione

 What could be better than a cozy cardi in a super soft yarn? That’s exactly what we thought when we saw this beautiful new design by Joan Forgione. Slightly oversized with a splash of colour at the hem and cuffs, Endpapers combines style and comfort in this open-front, top-down cardigan. The colourwork pattern is a slip-stitch pattern, a…
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Waning Crescent Sweater

We’ve been busy here at Stolen Stitches with a new pattern (knit by the wonderful Joy!), Waning Crescent. I love combining different colours in my yarn and using different ways of blending them together. This sweater is worked from the top down and uses colourwork with textured stitches to break up the change in colour.…
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Furrow mitts in nua yarn

Furrow Mitts

I’ve been sharing small details of these mitts with you over the last few weeks but now they are finished and the pattern is live! I really enjoyed the process of designing these mitts, they were designed to teach brioche in the round techniques in a step-by-step manner. This of course doesn’t mean that can’t…
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Russler & Normal Life Again

Life is very slowly starting to return to normal here in Cork. We were very fortunate as we didn’t lose electricity or water which meant that we got a 4 day cosy family holiday. This included lots of eating, sleeping and game playing. It was like we got to do Christmas again! It was very…
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Nua Hat Patterns

One of the wonderful things about Nua is seeing what other designers make with it. What captures their imagination? Do they use colourwork, cables or textured stitches? Below are three wonderful hat patterns by other independent designers that have caught my eye and bring a smile to my face. They are the perfect project for…
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Birman Shawl

We are on the last pattern of the Nua Collection Volume 2; Birman Shawl. Today is the last day that you’ll get an automatic 10% discount off the collection, tomorrow it becomes full price. Now lets take a look at this shawl. With the Birman shawl I’m experimenting with a different type of colourwork again;…
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Abys Cowl

It would appear winter has hit here in Ireland, it’s frosty and below freezing here this morning. As I went to record the video for the Abys Cowl I couldn’t help pulling it over my head and snuggling in deep. I can’t quite describe in words just how warm and satisfying it was….you’ll just have…
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