Knit like a local in San Francisco with ten local designers and their patterns inspired by special places in San Francisco. Plus go on a yarn crawl through the Bay Area and learn where to go, what to see, eat, and drink with locals who know.
From the Castro to the Ferry Building and many places in between, take a knitting adventure through San Francisco. We introduce you to ten Bay Area knitwear designers, visit a dozen Bay Area LYSes, and share our favorite bits of the City by the Bay. Ten knitting patterns include:
Continuous shrug by Kelly White/Kelly White Designs
Ferry Building pullover by Sloane Rosenthal/Hudson + West Co.
Fog City hat by Faina Goberstein
Grant Avenue Stroll wrap by Yvonne Poon/Gamer Babe Knits
Half-Moon rug by Julie Weisenberger/Cocoknits
Lombard Street socks by Audry Nicklin
Mission Dolores mittens by Heatherly Walker/Yarn Yenta
Painted Lady cowl by Sonya Philip/100 Acts of Sewing
Yerba Buena poncho by Juliana Lustenader
18th & Castro top by Kathleen Dames & Vilasinee Bunnag/Loome
All patterns are in English and include schematics, measurements, written instructions, and charts as needed. Yarn support by Bay Street Yarns, The Dye Project, Hudson + West Co., Little Skein in the Big Wool, Love Fest Fibers, Seismic Yarns, Sincere Sheep, Speckled Finch Studios, Twirl Yarn, and A Verb for Keeping Warm.
Plus visit a dozen Bay Area yarn shops with Kathleen Dames/kathleen dames knitwear design and Alice O’Reilly/Backyard Fiberworks.
Photographed on location in San Francisco by Alli Novak/Luzography. Illustrations by Laurel Johnson/Mountain Laurel Artwork. Technical editing by Laura Cameron/The Corner of Knit & Tea.