Melissa Harr


Melissa Harr

Melissa is an itinerant writer and knitting pattern designer -- she travels constantly in order to draw inspiration from a variety of language, cultures, and people. She is currently based in Europe, where she drinks too much coffee and spends most of her free time investigating architecture and literary sites. She blogs about her travels and adventures in yarn atwww.knowledgeofyarn.com.

Projects by Melissa Harr


Saigon Square

Add some dimension to your summer wardrobe with this lightweight scarf that plays with shape and color. The squares are created by binding off and casting on and a single crochet border makes weaving in ends easy. Care is also a breeze since this pattern calls for a lightweight cotton/acrylic blend that wears, washes and blocks well

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Autumn Bloom Socks

When plain stockinette stitch socks are too easy but lace or cables feel out of reach, a knitter might need a stepping stone, such as this cuff-down sock that makes use of twisted stitches. While these stitches may look complex to work, they are actually quite simple, just as the charts are simple to read.

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Holiday Reindeer Beanie

Get into the Christmas spirit with this stranded colorwork hat that includes festive prancing reindeer. Worked in the round using the Magic Loop, the hat features four cheery colors that are sure to bring anyone Christmas joy.

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