Karen Fletcher

Karen Fletcher is a designer and knitter from Ottawa, Canada.  Her love of math and making things made her fall in love with knitting design soon after she learned to knit, she's been selling her designs since 2013.  Her designs can be found at ravelry ( as well as Craftsy.  She loves textured knits, cables, and colourwork, and can often be found knitting a project with those elements while her son "helps" her knit and her daughter unravels her yarn; she is so charmed by their love of yarn that she actually adores this.

Projects by Karen Fletcher

Scarlet Jumbo Cabled Pillow

This pillow is a simple knit and a great introduction to cabling. Featuring two large cables set across a background of reverse stockinette stitch, you’ll find this pattern easy to memorize and a delight to make. This combination of simplicity and trendiness makes this a fantastic addition to any knitter’s gift-giving repertoire.

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Espresso-ly Made for You Coffee Cozies

Useful and simple—two elements that make a perfect Father’s Day gift. He’ll be thankful for your thoughtfully knit textured coffee cozies on his way to work (plus, they are an environmentally friendly option to cardboard cozies at the coffee shop).

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Mini Knit Presents

These adorable little presents are a fantastic way to incorporate knitting into your festive décor. Perfect for stash busting, make a variety of colorful knit gifts to decorate your mantel this holiday season. Tip: to create a nice, firm fabric for your stuffed presents, make sure to use needles that are one size smaller than the recommended size for your yarn weight. Not only do these knit up quickly, but they pair perfectly with gift cards!

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Maisie Hat

Maisie is modern, gender-neutral hat that is sized for the whole family. It’s simple enough that you can easily find your place in the pattern if you have to put it down unexpectedly. That being said, simple can be both beautiful and visually interesting. Sizes include baby, toddler, child, youth, adult regular and adult larges.

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