Penny Schumers


Penny Schumers

Penny Schumers is the designer behind Knit-by-Bit Designs. She has been knitting seriously since June of 2010 and has been addicted ever since. In May of 2012, Penny starting thinking about designing her own patterns which can be found in her Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/penny-schumers

Projects by Penny Schumers


Cranberry Harvest Socks

The shade of ripened cranberries just before their fall harvest inspired the deep color of these socks. Not only does the yarn have just the right pop of fall flair, the distinctive stitch pattern will make you glad to kick off those shoes and show off your cozy style.

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Citrine Shawl

Versatile and textured, this lacy crescent shawl can be worn with so many different outfits, from a casual tee to a date-night dress. Worked from the bottom up, this shawl is the perfect knit embodiment of the lovely topaz gem.

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Flipping Your Fins Shawl

This is a bottom up crescent shawl that was inspired by the arrival of June. The vibrant tonal coloring of this hand-dyed yarn from the swatch reminds us of the many blues and greens one appreciates while watching the waves in the summer evenings. The size and shape of the shawl lends itself to be worn either traditionally or draped in a number of ways around the neck.

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Alexandrite Shawl

June’s birthstone is the ever-changing alexandrite. This is a bottom-up crescent shawl inspired by the colorful alexandrite stone which ranges in colors from pink to purple to green to blue and more. The size and shape of the shawl lends itself to be worn traditionally or draped around the neck, enhancing any outfit for any occasion.

(P.S. Pearl is an alternative birthstone for June. You can knit this shawl in the eggshell colorway if you wish to have a pearl version of this shawl.)

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Succulent Leaves Shawl

This is a sideways shawl that was inspired by a unique leaf stitch pattern that is reminiscent of beautiful leaves seen on succulents. The shawl is crescent shawl with a thick cable atop the lace border even pretty enough to be flower petals.

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Stuck On You Shawl

The flowering cactus is often the focal point of a cactus garden, having unique ribbed leaves with fluted edges and spines. Similarly, this bottom-up crescent shawl, featuring a vibrant tonal coloring from hand-dyed yarn, is bound to become the focal point in your wardrobe. Inspired by the delicate design of cactus flowers, you’ll love how beautiful this project looks in person.

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Step into Love Socks

This design was created with this beautiful tonal yarn of the soft shades of a gentle rose. The stitch pattern has a rosebud floral feel, framed with rows reminiscent of stems with thorns.

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Frozen Roses Socks

This design was created with this beautiful tonal yarn of the soft shades of a gentle rose. The stitch pattern has a rosebud floral feel, framed with rows reminiscent of stems with thorns.

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