Patterns by Jennifer Raymond of Tinking Turtle Designs

I believe that people are compelled to create beautiful things. Through my quirky yet classic designs, I aim to empower people to explore their own artistic impulses.

I design both knitting and crochet patterns. My crochet patterns tend to be simple designs with interesting construction: I love using short rows and crochet through the back loop!  My knitting designs feature slip stitches and interesting techniques.

For a complete listing of my patterns, you can browse the images below, or check out my ravelry designer profileMy patterns have been published with Interweave Crochet, Classic Elite, Sockupied and Knit Picks!

Rag-ety Rug by Jennifer Raymond

Rag-ety Rug

New Pattern from Annie’s Crochet World Magazine: Rag-ety Rug!

This quick-to-workup project is a scrap-busting dream!  Use rainbow-colored rags for a fun kid-friendly rug, or more neutral tones for a classy and rustic front-door project.

Karner Butterfly Socks

City Girl

Points Of Interest

Rosemary & Bay

Lights Burn Blue

Barber Pole Cowl

Stained Glass Rug

Stained Glass Rug

Horn of the Moon

Mary’s Rose Camisole to Crochet

Matryoshka Baskets

My designs are most often quirky, classic and thoughtful. I love to take a technique, motif or idea I’ve just discovered, then twist and push it until it becomes a design.

I’m particularly interested in designing knit or crochet sweaters, cardigans or tops.  In crochet I also love to work on shawls that feature modular construction, broomstick lace, and hairpin lace.  In knitting, I love making socks with interesting stitch patterns, unique construction, or nature inspired designs.

My style tends to be whimsical, natural, feminine, sexy and classic.  I like to let lovely yarns do as much of the talking as my stitch patterns and construction.

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