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Alexandra Tinsley


Alexandra Tinsley is now largely retired from designing, but has a huge back catalog of accessory patterns, primarily hats, especially worsted weight and “advanced beginner” designs. (Currently works as an illustrator and makes pins and oracle cards for knitters among other things.) Gorgeous, fun pieces with punny names like “Smock My Stitch Up” and “Bad Oyster” (no purls).

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Below are photos of a few representative patterns (with direct links to pattern pages) to give you a sense of the designer's work.
  • Shawlette with long fringe
    Bad Oyster
  • Two-layer cowl that is also a hat. Sized for kids and adults.
  • Shrug that has wide ladders at the shoulder for a fun texture variation.
    Dilih Wrap
  • A fun and easy slouchy hat that uses two colorways of Kureyon.

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