Pattern Previews for 52 Weeks of Accessories
52 Weeks of Accessories contains patterns for 52 inspirational accessories — mostly knits but also a few crochet pieces — created by 48 international designers. It is the perfect companion for those who love knitting hats, shawls, socks and mittens, but it also includes other fun projects such as cowls, hoods, headbands and bags. Take a look at all the patterns featured in the book!
Hats & Headband
Pihlaja Beanie Jenny Ansah
This beanie was inspired by frosty autumn days enjoying the sweet and sour taste of rowanberry jam on Finnish crepes — “pihlaja” is “rowan” in Finnish.
Yarns: Ulysse by De Rerum Natura & Soft Silk Mohair by Knitting for Olive
Hazy by Maral Mokri
The Hazy hat is worked in a luscious suri alpaca held double. It features an extra big and cosy brim that utilizes double knitting.
Yarn: Birdie by Dimond Laine
Sharpei by Nabita Jouret
Sharpei is a modern take on the classic flat-topped beanie with a wide, folded brim. The hat is knitted from the top down, and uses interesting and fun techniques.
Yarns: Ecopuno & Silkhair by Lana Grossa
Ina by Elena Dimchevska
The Ina beanie features a lovely textured pattern. The embroidery-like flowers and twigs are inspired by nature and all its beautiful creations.
Yarn: Amelie by Illimani Yarn
Bruna by Elena Solier Jansà
Bruna is a classic colourwork hat with some tricks that make it an interesting and fun knit. Its folded brim will keep your ears warm on cold winter days.
Yarn: Bauma by Xolla
Between the Lines by Paulina Castell Gutiérrez
This playful headband features a fun yet simple colourwork pattern. Using multiple colours, it is the ultimate stash-buster!
Yarns: The sample was made in 5 colours of fingering-weight yarn. This pattern is perfect for using scrap or stash yarn in as many colours as wanted.
Berry Pom by Pauliina Leisti
Berry Pom is a light beanie with lace cables, bobbles and a pompom. The combination of merino and silk mohair makes it incredibly soft and comfy.
Yarns: Merino DK & Silk Mohair by Säie Wool
Radiation by Joona Höri
This super-cosy hat is sure to be an eye-catcher. The pattern is fun and easy to knit and gives endless options to play with colours. Go with a bright colour palette or tone down.
Yarns: Sunday & Børstet Alpakka by Sandnes Garn
Vloed by Nele Druyts
The Vloed headband was inspired by the movements of water, especially the sea — the wavy brioche stitches mimic the way water comes and goes, with waves gently crashing on the shore.
Yarn: BFL/Masham DK by Woollentwine
Sea Breeze by Pauliina Kuunsola
Sea Breeze is a classic warm beanie, perfect for the colder seasons. The stitch pattern features simple basic cables — that’s why the beanie also works well as your very first cable project!
Yarn: Origin by Walcot Yarns
Julle by Jonna Helin
Jonna Helin named the pattern for the Julle beanie after her brother’s old teddy bear, as it is just as soft! The beanie is knitted holding two strands of boucle yarn together.
Yarn: Teddy Dear by Gepard
Scarves & Shawls
Sido by Lis Smith
Sido features two simple lace motifs: a chevron stitch with strong linear lines and a softer, leaf-like stitch. The two different patterns flow naturally throughout the shawl.
Yarn: Tones Light by Brooklyn Tweed
Plot Twist by Karen S. Henderson
The Plot Twist shawl features travelling crossed stitches winding across reverse stockinette stitch. As in life, the twists and turns create interest and beauty in an otherwise uneventful path.
Yarns: Linen Quill & Tussock by Purl Soho
Lineage by Thien-Kieu Lam
Like the interweaving lines of this shawl, relationships that have shaped us — inherited or chosen — are woven into our journey. The motif is created with twisted stitches and garter stitch.
Yarn: Corrie Worsted by La Bien Aimée
Sand Wave by Thea Vesterby
The Sand Wave shawl’s stitch pattern is worked with twisted stitches — resulting in a simple yet fascinating structure that looks like it could have been created by ocean waves.
Yarn: 100% Baby Alpaca 4/8 by Luxgarn
Seattle by Jonna Helin
The thin Seattle scarf got its inspiration from the 1990s: from the black and white Kate Moss fashion shots, flannel shirts and Nirvana’s Unplugged performance.
Yarn: Vieno by Aara
Snug as a Bug by Sarah-Ann Larouche
This cosy and squishy scarf features an easy stranded colourwork pattern. Worked flat with a small chart, it embodies the perfect balance between focus and relaxation.
Yarn: Nest Worsted by Magpie Fibers
Musette by Faïza Mebazaa
Musette is an ample scarf or wrap knitted in two yarns held together for low-contrast marling. It incorporates simple geometric forms and is finished with a pleated accordion border.
Yarn: Finnwool by Mominoki
Cuera by Belén Fernández
Cuera is a crescent-shaped shawl which features a simple slipped-stitch pattern. It is named after a small mountain range in Asturias, Spain, where the designer, Bélen, was born.
Yarn: Mister Shepherd by Mister Wool
London by Jonna Helin
Named after one of Jonna Helin’s favourite cities, this scarf is a perfect companion for a walk on London’s bustling streets. The simple stitch pattern uses slipped stitches.
Yarns: Flette Bulky by Woolfolk & Sogno by Adriafil
Bubblegum by Veera Välimäki
This brioche shawl features a soft and cosy texture that adds an element of comfort and warmth. By mixing shades of pink and blue, it creates a fun and whimsical style.
Yarn: Hieno & Mieli by Aara
Arrogami by Rastus Hsu
The consecutive arrows shaped by origami folds give this shawl a fresh, modern look and a 3-dimensional texture. Arrogami comes alive when light hits the collage of patterns and surfaces.
Yarn: Loft by Brooklyn Tweed
Aalten by Martha Wissing
The generous Aalten shawl can be wrapped once or multiple times around the neck. The pattern features modular knitting: it is worked square by square, which are connected as you go.
Yarn: Lore by The Fibre Co.
Cowls & Hoods
Fonkel by Maaike van Geijn
This collar is designed to bring some sparkle to your life. You can wear it under your coat for extra warmth — or over it as a statement piece for a true neon and gold day!
Yarns: Lace by Malabrigo, Brushed Lace Mohair by Canard, Felix by La Bien Aimée & Metallic by Anchor Artiste
Totnes Road by Jaana Etula
Totnes Road is a simple, cosy collar with a twist. It combines stylish stitch patterns with a modern construction.
Yarns: Knit by Numbers DK by John Arbon Textiles & Nurja Mohair by Nurja
Kitty by Lily Kate France
This soft and light brioche cowl brings together traditional shapes and a modern colour palette. A cute, marled collar finished with an i-cord edge is the star of this design.
Yarns: AXIS by Lily Kate & Silk Mohair by Isager
Halo by Pauliina Leisti
Thanks to Halo’s generous size, you can wear this relaxed-fitting hooded cowl multiple ways with the hood up or down. An all-over cable pattern makes Halo extra snug.
Yarn: Babysilk Fluffy by Kremke Soul Wool
Constance by Soraya García
Constance is a feminine and elegant garment with a whimsical touch. The hood features an interesting mix of textures and colours, leaving room for creativity.
Yarns: Merino Fingering & Merino Fingering by MUSA Yarn, Glowhair by West Wool
Uhra by Sarianna Lehtonen
In this design, luxuriously soft silk mohair creates a playful chequered pattern. Uhra is knitted using the ladder-back jacquard technique, which adds fullness to the cowl.
Yarn: Soft Silk Mohair by Knitting for Olive
Mof Mof by Kaori Katsurada
“Mof mof” means “fluffy” in Japanese. This simple hood consists only of i-cord edges and garter stitch. It is suitable for beginners but also offers a meditative break for more advanced knitters.
Yarns: Merino Bouclé & Kumo by La Bien Aimée
Syyskukkia Cowl by Tiina Huhtaniemi
The Syyskukkia lace cowl is the perfect accessory to be worn under a coat. It is a matching piece with the Syyskukkia mittens, which were released in the very first issue of Laine Magazine.
Yarn: Tukuwool Fingering by Tukuwool
Boucla by Anna Husemann
This cosy balaclava is made in soft bouclé yarn. The abstract intarsia motifs are loosely arranged, giving the impression of being painted on knitted fabric.
Yarn: Boucle by Julie Asselin
Mittens & Handwarmers
Pihlaja Mittens by Jenny Ansah
The Pihlaja mittens pair perfectly with their namesake beanie. The vibrant red-orange colour conjures up the beautiful, warm shades of autumn foliage.
Yarns: Ulysse by De Rerum Natura & Soft Silk Mohair by Knitting for Olive
Bayadère by Marie Régnier
Bayadère is a colourful fabric made of stripes from the south-west of France (Pays Basque), first produced around the 19th century. It gives its name to these double-layered mittens.
Yarns: Pénélope by De Rerum Natura & Classic by Cardiff Cashmere
Akantus by Eli Leistad / Skeindeer Knits
These Norwegian-style mittens are constructed like classic Selbu mittens, featuring a thumb gusset and pointed tip. The Latvian braids at the cuff are fully reversible.
Yarn: 2ply by Lofoten Wool
Shearling by Lisa Lang & Isabella Heinz / wemade wardrobe
This elegant pair is inspired by classic shearling leather mittens. The increases not only ensure a perfect fit but also create a decorative seam, and the yarn combination adds interest.
Yarns: Cocco & Cool Wool Baby Uni by Lana Grossa
Sukha by Jill Tamminen / Knit Sisu
“Sukha” in Sanskrit means ease, happiness and joy — all the things this meditative and fun fingerless mitts pattern provides. Fall into the bliss of the easy repetition of knits, slips and purls.
Yarn: Gilliatt by De Rerum Natura
Tortilis by Marina Skua
The travelling stitches and unusual shaping on these mittens create the feeling that the rib is flowing around itself — the name Tortilis comes from the Latin word for twisted.
Yarn: Mendip DK by Marina Skua
Hidden Star by Jeanette Sloan
These mittens are worked in blocks of contrasting marled colour and feature a beaded dart motif — think beaded colourwork! The pattern also gives instructions for a fingerless version.
Yarn: Exmoor Sock 4ply by John Arbon Textiles
Rhona by Susanne Sommer
These fingerless mitts are knitted in two-colour brioche with a simple slit thumbhole and an i-cord bind-off. The graphic pattern is created by switching between brioche knit and purl stitches.
Yarn: Homey Svelte by Nature’s Luxury
Socks & Slippers
Moka Efti by Anke von Ahrentschildt
These top-down socks were inspired by Art Deco geometric motifs. A colourwork pattern is worked around the leg and foot — including the sole.
Yarn: Pegasus by Das Mondschaf
Wiklina by Izabela Grzybek
“Wiklina” is the Polish word for wicker — these comfortable top-down socks brimming with texture and colour were inspired by braided wicker baskets.
Yarn: Classic DK by Olivia & Oliver Fibers
Antheia by Émelie Hallet
These toe-up socks will make you think of spring! The cute Japanese Bobbles worked throughout the design resemble flower buds.
Yarn: Pure Sock by Walk Collection
Polku by Heli Rajavaara
The Polku socks feature an easy-to-follow lace pattern on the leg, foot and even the heel flap. They are worked cuff down. Polku is a Finnish word meaning “path”.
Yarn: Into by Aara
Banner Day by Lindsey Fowler
A banner day is defined as a one worthy of a banner being hung because of its excellence and memorability — what a perfect name for these joyful top-down socks!
Yarn: Baby Paca by The Wandering Flock
Juni by Kajsa Vuorela Fredriksson
Cosy slippers with a feeling of summer, anyone? The pattern is worked from cuff to toe and uses both stranded colourwork and intarsia to create an adorable flower motif.
Yarn: Sockgarn Vandre by Limmo Design
Tama-Noren by Keiko Kikuno
These fun colourwork toe-up socks are reversible. The pattern features double knitting, which makes the fabric extra thick and sturdy.
Yarn: Putnam by Miss Babs
Bags & More
Flo by Julia Wilkens
Flo is named after “flokati”, the shaggy Greek rugs popular with hippies in the 1970s. Once you get the hang of the technique used in the bag, you will make fast progress!
Yarn: Cobertor by Rosa Pomar
Kanvas by Florence Spurling
Explore mixing colours with colour-blocking, striping and intarsia — the options are endless for these knitted bracelets! If desired, embellish them with beads, mini-tassels or embroidery.
Yarn: Helix by La Bien Aimée
Mimosa by Anna Eklund
This crochet bag is your future favourite companion at the farmers’ market and beyond. Mimosa is worked as a long rectangle that is then folded and finished with a leather strap.
Yarns: Jute Twine 1.5 mm by Tarmo & Friends Cotton 8/8 by Hobbii
Rut by Sarianna Lehtonen
The Rut scrunchie is a perfect, quick project to use up leftover yarns, as it only needs a bit of silk mohair! Knit up the colourwork version or simply use a single colour.
Yarn: Sensai by Ito & Soft Silk Mohair by Knitting for Olive
Papaver by Susan Chin
Beautiful stitches and an innovative construction are at the heart of this crochet tote bag. Inspired by flowers in the garden, Papaver invites you to step into the colour palette of your dreams.
Yarns: Baby Yak Silk, Tibetan Cloud, Kupa & Baby Yak Lace by mYak, Merino Super Sock & Cashmerino by La Bien Aimée