This blog post is designed as a useful resource for inspiration for a specific yarn base. There are projects that use it, and patterns that call for it. It's so handy to have all this in one place! 

Just FYI - there are no links to Ravelry here. We've linked to patterns and projects that are available to purchase/view elsewhere. If they're only available on Ravelry we will say that, but not link to it. 

Keld Twist is the same wonderful blend of superwash merino with linen as found in Keld Fingering and Keld Aran. The linen stands out on medium-dark colours as it doesn't take the dye the same as the wool, so on a lot of colourways it has a marled effect. The overall look is a slightly uneven yarn (it does have some gentle slubs) with linen fibres providing a little fluff, depth, and texture although you can't feel them. Keld Twist is two plies spun together giving this yarn and the resulting fabric a bit more structure than the singles fingering weight. It's ever so gorgeous and is ideal for summer accessories and garments, working well at a loose gauge as well as a standard 4ply gauge. This yarn is very soft despite its rustic appearance. 

The first part of this blog post will give you patterns that specifically call for Keld Twist and the second part shows you our projects using these yarns. Do you have a project in Keld Twist that you would like us to include? Email us at with an image and the pattern information and we will add it. This page will grow over time as more designs are released and more projects finished!



For most of the designs released since 2018 you can find links to social media for the designers and publications on the Design Collaboration page HERE.


Narrow Lace by Michael Harrigan - in colourway Silver Birch 

A two skein shawl aimed at an intermediate-level knitter as the lace in the Shetland pattern is worked on both sides. This pattern has been published in Cast On magazine Fall 2023 which is currently only available to members of The Knitting Guild Association.  

A pale blue, rectangular wrap with cable and lace detailing. The wrap is draped over a mannequin


Cloud Gazing by Janina Kallio - in colourway Tarn

Cloud Gazing is a single-skein crescent-shaped shawl worked from the top down with an all-over chevron lace pattern.

Janina stood looking over a lake towards a forest. She is wearing blue jeans, a dark top and a blue lace shawl draped over her shoulders

Fair Isle Throw by Michael Harrigan - in colourways Silver Birch, Ash, Wild Raspberry, Ivy, and Red Goosefoot.

A stunning throw made as four separate two colour quadrants using Fair Isle patterns. This is worked flat and so is aimed at expeirenced knitters. This pattern uses seven skeins of the main colour and two skeins of each of the four contrast colours to make a blanket of size 52 x 69" / 132 x 175cm.

A large throw over a wicker chair. The throw features four squares of fair isle patterns each in two colours. The quadrants are blue and grey, purple and grey, green and grey and red and grey.




Claire's Cailleach-Oidhche by Liz Corke - in colourways Tide and Leaf Piles

A two colour brioche cowl written in two sizes, short and long. The short version uses one skein of each colour and is 20 cm (8”) deep by 60 cm (23.5”) circumference. The long version uses two skeins of each colour and is 20 cm (8”) deep by 120 cm (47”) circumference. 


Sally's Infinity and Beyond Cowl by Joji Locatelli - in colourway Beach Glass

A single skein infinity scarf combining cables and lace, giving the final piece a very interesting texture. The finished cowl has a circumference of 40 inches (100 cm) and height of 10½ inches (26 cm), but can be easily customizable.

Selfie of a lady wearing  a turquoise knitted cowl


Sari's Wool & Honey by Andrea Mowry - in colourway Bark

Knit top down, this sweater has a flattering, cropped, boxy silhouette and textured stitch pattern around the yoke. The pattern is written in seven sizes for bust sizes ranging from 39 to 63” (99 to 160 cm) with recommended ease of 4-9” (10-23 cm). You will need 1390 to 2280 yds depening on the size.


Kareen's Keep Me by Gretha Mensen - two skeins in colourway Tide 

An asymmetrical triangular shawl with intricate cable detail along one edge. It is worked flat from the right tip to the left edge. The pattern is fully written out with stitch counts and includes a chart for the cable repeats. This is a two skein pattern which gives a finished shawl of 75” (190 cm) wingspan along top edge by 26“ (65 cm) width.

Kareen's Keep Me shawl by Gretha Mensen 


Alison's Summer in the City shawl by Dani Sunshine - in colourways Beach Glass and Tide 

This triangular shawl is worked in two colours from the top down, beginning with a garter stitch tab. You will need two skeins, one each in two contrasting colours and the finished shawl will be 25 inches (63.5 cm) deep with a wingspan of 64 inches (162.5 cm) after blocking. 



Lorraine's Phoenix hat by Aoibhe Ni - in colourway Bark

A single skein tunisian crochet hat pattern. It is written in three sizes to fit head sizes between 21 and 23″. The hat includes tunisian-lace surface cables and a big, cheerful button on top.


Debbie's Drachenfels by Melanie Berg - in colourways Driftwood, Compost, and Twig

This three colour shawl works really well to show off tonal/semi-solid colourways. It is worked in garter stitch from tip to edge, then neatly finished with I-cord bind-off and a slipped garter colourwork pattern. Asymmetrical increases create an elongated triangle shape. The finished shawl has a wingspan of 83“ (210 cm) and a width of 25.5“ (65 cm).



Janet's Seedling by Pauliina Kuunsola (from the 52 Weeks of Shawls book by Laine) - in colouway Beach Glass 

A two skein crescent shawl knit from the top down. The textured body has a woven look that is achieved with slipped stitches and the delicate eyelet border brings lightness to the shawl. The finished shawl is 98.5” (250 cm) wide by 17.5” (44 cm) long. 

A knitted shawl laid out flat


Ellen's - Coloring Book Tee by Aimee Sher - in colourways Clematis and Thunder 

A summer tee with a short-row shaped neckline and different shaping and length options in the sleeve and body. There are at least 12 possible permutations in the pattern itself including various tips on how to customize different areas. All versions have underarm ribbing detail that runs from hem through the underarm to the end of sleeve. 

The pattern is written in nine sizes with finished measurements ranging from 34 to 66” / 85 to 165 cm with recommended ease for full bust of 3-5” / 7½-12½ cm, and 7” / 17½ cm for upper bust. For a striped, long sleeved version the yarn requirements are 778 to 1,425 yards (711 to 1,300 metres) MC with 137 to 252 yards (125 to 230 metres) CC. Ellen used three skeins of Clematis and one skein of Thunder in her version.



Marina's Lace and Fade Boxy by Joji Locatelli - in colourway Thunder with Eldwick Lace in Thunder

A boxy sweater in which delicate bands of lace alternate with bands of silky fabric that subtly change colours. The pattern is written in ten sizes to fit bust circumferences of 30 to 66" (75/80 to 165/170 cm). The sweater has a lot of positive ease built in meaning the finished product will be much bigger than your bust measurement. However, not all the sizes have the same amount of ease built in, as larger sizes don’t need the sweater to be so oversized.

Finished measurements of the sweater are as follows: 
Body circumference: 59 to 76½" (148 to 191 cm).
Sleeve circumference at elbow: 8¾ to 15¼" (22 to 38 cm).

Yarn requirements for this design are 900 to 2068 yards (822 to 1890 m) of sport weight or heavy fingering weight for the main yarn and 352 to 587 yards (322 to 537 m) of laceweight yarn.

Marina's Lace and Fade Boxy


Lisa's Breigichean by Liz Corke - in colouways Ivy and Keld Fingering in Linen

A two skein mosaic knitting shawl with block work detailing. The pattern is made by alternating colours and using slipped stitches.



Eleanor's Hail Storm by Stephanie Erin - in colourway Falling Leaves

A top down crochet sweater with the addition of beads all through the yoke and sleeves. The pattern is written in nine sizes ranging from 30” to 59-62" bust with 0-2” of ease. The yarn requirements range from 1489 to 2462 yds. Based on the instructions in the pattern you will need between 680 and 1179 size 6/0 Miyuki Japanese Seed Bead or Toho Japanese Seed Bead. Eleanor's sweater used five skeins. 




So, I hope that's been helpful and inspiring! If you have any projects that you'd like to see featured here please send your high-res photos and info to us at the email address at the top. 😍


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