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Softly Scalloped Nightie


A simple to knit, yet sophisticated looking nightgown.  Soft for sleeping or lounging, with a graceful, flowing skirt, adjustable waist, and loosely knit eyelash top that easily adapts to different widths.

(Also available in the 2008 book by Sterling Publishers called New Ideas for Today's Knitting.)



Two sizes —Woman’s Average listed first, Woman’s Extra Large is in parentheses

As Knit:  Skirt: 58” (72)” / Top: 42” (53”)  (approx)

Will Fit Sizes:  Bust measurement fits between 30” – 48” (48” – 60”)

Due to the loose knit of the fabric and natural give of the eyelash yarn, top sizes will adapt to different widths, since it can stretch out widthwise, or pull down lengthwise making it narrower in width, when worn. Waist size is very adjustable with center tie. 


Yarn Requirements

Main Yarn for skirt:

400 (500) yards of soft, worsted weight brushed or mohair-style acrylic yarn (more if longer skirt is desired).

Eyelash Yarn for top:

120 (150) yards short eyelash style yarn

Suggested Needles Needed

Size 15 US/10 mm 36” circular knitting needles


Price: $6.00 (US)


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Hidden Heart Nightie

A snuggly soft nightgown with front tie panels that cover an inset panel which reveals a lace heart and front side slits hiding beneath, (that also makes it useful as a nursing gown!) Adjustable straps tie along the back and adjust the width to fit. Written in 5 sizes, and easily adjustable with ties when worn.      (Also available in the 2008 book by Sterling Publishers called New Ideas for Today's Knitting.)


Sizes: Women’s Small listed first; Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large sizes are shown in parentheses

Width As Knit: 32” (40, 48, 56, 64)”

Size is adjustable by use of ties that connect in back and take up any extra ease in width.

Yarn Requirements

Worsted weight, soft acrylic mini-boucle plush style yarn 370 (480, 590, 680, 780) yards /

8 (10, 12.5, 14, 16.5) ounces (more if longer skirt is desired). Sample knit with TLC Amore, 80% acrylic, 20% nylon, 290 yd/265m, 6 oz./170g skeins- 2 (2,3,3,3) skeins. Suggested Needles Needed

Size 10.5 US/6.5 mm 36” circular knitting needles, used to knit flat.


Price: $6.00 (US)


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Garter Shell Lace Wimple

(Smoke ring or hood)

This dressy but practical head and neck covering starts with a scalloped garter edge, then a simple shell lace with garter stitch for the main body. The tube width is slowly narrowed for a snugger fit around the head and face when worn up, and to sit neatly around the neck when worn down.


Woman’s medium

18" long, 30" wide at bottom, 24" wide at top, after blocking


Yarn Requirement

Lace weight wool yarn; 400 yards/440 meters. Sample knit with Knitpicks Shadow, 100% laceweight merino wool, 1.75 oz/50 grams, 440 yards/481 meters, 1 skein. Shown in color Sunset.

Suggested Needles Needed

Size 5 US/3.75 mm circular 24” needles (or a length between 16”-24”)


Price: $5.00 (US)


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Sure Fit Sampler Hat


A simple to knit hat, worked in the round, or flat and sewn, with a hidden ribbed band under the turned up cuff that helps the hat fit, and stay on. Also looks wonderful in color-changing yarns, especially Noro's Kureyon and Silk Garden, or with the sections knit in different solid color bands.

(Formerly published in the 2005 Knitting-Pattern-A-Day Calendar, by Accord Publishing, Memorial Day weekend pages.)




Medium Adult, 22” circumference


Yarn Requirement

Worsted Weight smooth yarn, approx 125 yards. Sample used: Plymouth Encore, worsted weight, 75% acrylic/25% wool, 3.5 oz (100 gr), 200 yards (183 meters), 1 skein

Suggested Needles Needed

To knit hat in the round: size 8 (US) circular needle, 16” long, plus 1 set of size 8 (US) double pointed needles)

To knit hat flat: Size 8 (US), 14” long straight needles (or circular needles used flat)


Price: $5.00 (US)


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All patterns, both printed and PDF file versions, are fully protected by copyright, as stated on each pattern. 

You may make a working copy of a pattern only for your personal, non-commercial use. Do not post to the internet, include on a website, or republish in any form without prior written permission from author.

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Patterns may not be shared for guild use or classroom teaching.  If you are interested in a group purchase of multiple copies of a pattern, please email me for a possible discount. 

Patterns may not be knitted for sale. 

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All sales final.  But I am always happy to provide limited email pattern support to the best of my ability should you have a question about any of my designs. 


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