Free Patterns

Pebble & Beach Shawl


Ideal for the beginner knitter, Pebble Beach is a simple, quick knit designed to use 1 skein of 100g / 3.5oz, 246 yds / 225m DK yarn. 

With no stitch counting required, the shawl is knit in stockinette and the lace border can be introduced at any time. 

This makes it a fun and adaptable pattern – you can also swap the stockinette for garter stitch for a squishier version. The pattern is easy to remember making it perfect for TV or travel knitting. 

And it’s a quick knit, perfect for those last minute gifts! 

The resulting shawl is warm and adaptable to wear, throw it over your shoulders, use it as a scarf or wrap it round into a cowl.

Skills / Techniques used: Simple lace (yo, k2tog - a video tutorial on how to do this can be found HERE)

Sizes: One size 

Measurements: The finished blocked item measures 54” (137cm) wingspan and 18” (46cm) depth at the longest part 

Materials Used

  • 1 x 3.5oz / 100g, 246 yd / 225m skein of DK Yarn. The yarn used in the pattern is Under the Olive Tree 100% Superwash Merino DK in the Pistachio colourway 
  • 1 x US size 10 (6mm) 32” - 40” (80 - 100cm) circular needle

Gauge: 14 stitches and 22 rows to 4 inches / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking.

Looking for the perfect yarn for this pattern? Check out our range of hand dyed skeins of Merino DK  HERE

Download a PDF of the Pebble & Beach Shawl  HERE

Watch a video of the Pebble & Beach shawl as it was being knitted  HERE

The Aloni Hat


Worked in the round, this unisex beanie hat was inspired one summer by a sea urchin shell and the zig-zag of a jetty.

Incorporating simple cables and an interesting wavy lace pattern, this hat is fun to make and quick to complete, making it ideal for last minute gifts or a weekend project.

The pattern is written in 2 adult sizes.

Skills / Techniques used – Decreasing, simple lace and cabling

Sizes: Small and Large Adult

Measurements: The finished item is designed to fit an adult head:

Small Adult – 19” - 21” (48 – 53cm) circumference and 8” (20cm) length

Large Adult – 22” – 24” (56 - 61cm) circumference and 9” (23cm) length

Materials Used 

  • 1 x 4mm / US 7, 9” / 23cm circular needle
  • 1 x 4.5mm / US 7, 9” / 23cm circular needle
  • 1 set 4.5mm / US 7 dpns1 x 50g ball (100m / 109 yards) Sublime Luxurious Aran Tweed (colour shown - Red Earth 370)
  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge: 26 rows x 18 stitches to 4 inches / 10cm in stockinette stitch using 4.5 mm / US 7 needles

Download a PDF of the Aloni Hat  HERE