Kristen Jancuk


Kristen is the knitwear designer behind MediaPeruana Designs. Her work has been published by Knitty, Knitscene, Neighborhood Fiber Co., and Knit Picks, among others. Kristen lives in Maryland with her husband and two sons and is a rabid fan of the Baltimore Orioles. Find her on Instagram as MediaPeruana and on the web at

Projects by Kristen Jancuk

Marina Di Chioggia Capelet

This capelet is worked in the round from the bottom up, with a simple honeycomb lace pattern hiding behind front pleats and repeated at the back. This lace pattern is reminiscent of the texture and color of Marina Di Chioggia pumpkins. Basic stockinette and garter stitch let the pleats take center stage in a cozy accessory that will stay put around your shoulders when fall’s chill arrives.

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Boardwalk Tee

This casual summer tee with colorblock details provides a fun opportunity to play with color. Simple stockinette and garter are spiced up with a unique construction that will have you wearing this hand-knit garment all summer long.

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