Modern Heritage Knits
Create Beautiful, Long-Lasting Knits with a Story to Tell
Take a journey to more thoughtful, sustainable knitting with Christina Danaee’s gorgeous patterns. Discover the story behind your knits, from the way the fiber was produced to the yarn that inspired the design. Striking details like easy-to-execute lace, clever colorwork and extra-plush ribbing turn these simple projects into handmade heirlooms you’ll wear today and keep forever.
The classic striped sweater gets an update in the Odiorne Point Pullover, complete with a comfortable, flattering shape and a cinching cowl neck for blustery days. Style blends with function in the Point Richmond Cap, a warm, double-layered hat topped with a modern Nordic-inspired pattern. The Trescott Slippers, featuring a chevron texture that knits up quickly using bulky yarn, are perfect for beginners. If you’re looking for a masterpiece, try the Celo Cardigan: the allover hexagon pattern creates a stretchy, luxurious fabric that’s easier to make than it looks!
With accessories, shawls and even tunics, these are versatile patterns you’ll return to through the seasons. Christina’s tips for creating meaningful, durable knits, substituting yarns and sourcing local fiber at any price point make this an essential guide for any knitter.