Original Patterns and Kits at Countrywool
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Claudia Krisniski
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Cat's Paw Shawlet
                    Paw Shawl by Countrywool

Simple shoulder capelet worked in the Faroese style, with Cat's Paw Lace. Sample knit with CASHMERE QUEEN, taupe.
Uses # 10 needles and
100 grams worsted weight yarn...$5.00

Gansey Scarf, Capelet or Shoulder Wrap

Easy to knit gansey stitch patterns cover the length of this cozy wrap. Worked on straight needles with dk or worsted weight yarn....

Classy Cowl Poncho

Easy to knit and easier to wear, this great coverup is one size and sports a  warm and attractive deep cowl. Worked on straight needles with bulky yarn, two huge wooden buttons close the bottom. Uses #9 and #7 needles and  Lanaloft  wool yarn...$4.00

Old Shale Shawl and Capelet

Newer lace knitter? Need written directions AND want to learn how to read a lace chart? This pattern is for you. This 24x36" shawl OR capelet can easily be worked narrower for a scarf. Uses dk weight alapca and angora yarn and US#9 needles...$4.00

Farrow Rib Scarf

Miss Gertrude Wright's Shoulderette

Knit an 4 foot shrug in a simple and beautiful easy 6 row repeat lace pattern. Uses bulky worsted (sizes US 8&10 needles) or double knitting (sizes US 6&8 needles) weight mohair and wool yarn....$3.00

Faroese Shawl

Knit an 8 foot shawl in the oldest tradition, from the outer edge to the top. Uses an  #8-10 circular or flex needle...$6.00

Stash Poncho

Use up those odds and ends of yarn. Optional button opening allows for off the shoulder wear. Position poncho with point at center, as shown, or with the seam on the shoulder, with point over left thigh, as is all the rage now. sizes 3 months through adult plus..$3.00

Faroese Shawlet

Simple shoulder capelet worked in the
faroese style,
uses # 10 needles and
100 grams dk weight yarn...$5.00

Spiral Lace Shawl


 7-8 foot diameter shawl done in the round with Ultra Alpaca Fine, Kid Seta or Naturespun Fingering shawl weight yarn, incorporating a simple 9 stitch right spiraling lace pattern, and Feather and Fan left spiraling pattern...

Betsi's Flared Scarf

Easy garter stitch with interesting short row flares at the end make this scarf a great pattern for mindless knitting.   Worked with 2 strands of alpaca/wool/angora yarn held together on US #9 needles, this is a quick project!


Farrow Rib Scarf

A traditional and understated reversible stitch patterned scarf that never curls. Knit with elegant LUSH merino wool and angora yarn on US # 8 or 9 needles



Worked with bulky yarn, this easy knit cable scarf in double seed stitch and braided cable pattern is reversible, soft and warm. Silk and merino wool yarn keep it soft on your neck.
Knitting gauge 2.2 sts=1"
in double seed stitch  pattern.

$ 4.00


A long circular needle and a simple pattern stitch is a match made in heaven for easy comfort knitting. A short seam creates a hood and the beautiful colors in Mountain Goat are luxurious to behold...Uses 32" circular #10 needle and bulky worsted yarn


Slotted Scarf
Bowknotted scarf that hugs the neck under coats or sweaters. Uses worsted/heavy worsted weight yarn.
(4-5 sts=1")

Countrywool Learn To Knit Scarf pattern
Learn to Knit a Scarf!

Supplies: bamboo knitting needles, this pattern, 
200 grams Lanaloft wool yarn, gauge ruler, cable stitch needle, darning needle, crochet hook and markers.

Kits available at Countrywool
(please inquire)

6 different stitches included.



- 33" x 36" easy-to-knit baby blanket in one color with no curl self border. Uses Lamb's Pride Superwash worsted...

- 33" x  36" easy-to-knit baby blanket in one color with no curl self border. Uses Lamb's Pride Superwash worsted...


- 33" x  36" easy-to-knit baby blanket in one color with no curl self border. Uses Lamb's Pride Superwash worsted...

Tips and techniques
Yarn Estimating Worksheet - calculate how much yarn you will need for any project ..$3.00
Mitten Tips - tricks and techniques for super fitting mittens...$3.00 
Sock Tips - tricks and techniques for super fitting , short row heel socks...

Knitter's Stretch Book
Hand Balm
Yarns  Spinning Wheels & Fibers