Repeat Knits: Characteristics that take a pattern from interesting to inspirational.

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A few weeks ago I mentioned in a post on Instagram that I sometimes find myself motivated re-knit the same patterns, and was musing on why that’s the case for some patterns, but not others.

Join me for a closer look at why certain patterns lend themselves to repeating, with examples from my experience and your favorites as well.

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1898 Hat by Kristine Byrnes

Barley by Tin Can Knits

Bethel Hat by Sarah Scully

Bousta Beanie by Gudrun Johnston

Capucine by Adela Illichmanova

Clapotis by Kate Gilbert

Garter Ear-flap Hat by Purl Soho

Graham by Jennifer Adams

Hatdana by Denise Bayron

Jacques Cousteau Hat by Lalla Pohjanpalo

Langfield by Martina Behm

Lotus Hat by Uptown Purl

Lucy Hat by Carina Spencer

Midas Hat by Laura Reinbach

Murphy Bay by Jenny Wiebe

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young

Second Street by Aimee Alexander

Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure



Good Time Fingerless Mitts by Melissa Woods

Spira Mitts by Holly Terrell

Spring Foliage by Alana Dakos


Cowls and Shawls

Color Affection by Veera Välimäki

Frisson Shawl by Brittany Wilson

Honey Cowl by Antonia Shankland



Clark Socks by Jacelyn Salem

Kia Socks by Dawn Henderson

Monkey Socks by Cookie

R and R Socks by Marceline Smith

Sweet Coriolis Socks by Cad Bordhi



Afmæli Sweater by Védís Jónsdóttir

Azel Pullover by Heidi May

Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman

Felix Pullover and Felix Cardigan by Amy Christoffers

Published by Sarah Scully

Sarah is a librarian as well as an avid knitter and occasional knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, reading, painting, and writing with fountain pens.