Laura Chau


Laura Chau designs modern, comfortable knitting patterns for garments and accessories from her home in Toronto, Canada. She is the author of "Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting" and her work has appeared in Knitty, Twist Collective, and Brooklyn Tweed and. You can find more of her work on her website, and on Ravelry as laurachau.

Projects by Laura Chau

Maritime Cardigan

This pretty top down cardigan is worked in lightweight machine washable yarn. Twisted stitches are used to create a panel of medallions on the back and at the front edges of the sweater, with stockinette stitch at the body sides and for the short sleeves. It’s the perfect cover up for summertime fun with your little one!

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Dad’s Dress Socks

These dressy men’s socks are worked top down with a ribbed cuff and an easy staggered purl ridge stitch pattern on the leg and instep. A traditional slip stitch heel flap and gusset transition into the foot, where the sole and toe are worked in comfortable stockinette stitch.

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Color Blocked Hat and Handwarmers Set

This simple hat and fingerless mitts combo is quick to work up and perfect for beginners. It features an interesting broken rib transition between the two colors to set this set apart from the rest. The set uses just one skein of each color and is a great way to use up single skeins or leftovers.

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