Pamela Schwab (pkschwab)

Base 8 is the design studio of Pamela Schwab. With knit-design, Pamela has expanded her design practice to produce patterns for simple, wearable hand knitting. Strongly influenced by her background in architectural design, she enjoys exploring the fluid construction methods, clever structural details and bold surface textures traditional to the craft of hand knitting.

Collection: Knitting for the Hands

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Collection: Strappy Knits

2 publications

  • Strappy Knits: Swing

    Swing is a knitting pattern for a sleeveless top with an I-chord gathered neckline featuring a back keyhole opening and side vents at the hip. Worked…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $8.50 Digital: $5.50
  • Strappy Knits: Just a Wisp

    A knitting pattern for an airy sleeveless v-neck top worked in lace weight yarn. Twisted stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette stitch and yarn…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $9.00 Digital: $6.50

Collection: Knitting for the Head

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  • Knitting for the Head: Wallflower Tam

    The Wallflower Tam is a four page knitting pattern including written instructions and charts. The tam is knit in the round with fingering weight yarn…

    Pamphlet / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $6.50 Digital: $4.00
  • Knitting for the Head: Horno

    Horno is a knitting pattern for a hat knit in the round with worsted weight yarn. This versatile hat can be worn cuffed as a snug watch cap or…

    Pamphlet / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $5.00 Digital: $3.00
  • Knitting for the Head: Helianthus Capitus

    A four page pattern for a generously slouchy tam style hat, knit in the round with fingering weight yarn. The tam features a stranded two-color…

    Pamphlet / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $6.50 Digital: $4.00

Collection: Knitting to Wrap, Tie or Swaddle

1 publication

Collection: Knitting for Men

2 publications

  • Knitting for Men: Speed Demon Warmup

    The Speed Demon Warmup is knitting pattern for a trim fitting men’s raglan sleeve zip cardigan inspired by vintage athletic wear. The sweater is…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $9.00 Digital: $6.50
  • Knitting for Men: Going Stag

    Going Stag is a knitting pattern for a men’s raglan pullover with a deep neckline, generous button-up shawl collar and underarm gussets for a loose…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $10.00 Digital: $7.50

Collection: Knitting for Children

2 publications

  • Knitting for Children: Mini Swing

    Mini-Swing is a knitting pattern for a child-sized sleeveless top with an I-cord gathered neckline featuring a back keyhole opening and side vents at…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $8.50 Digital: $5.50
  • Knitting for Children: Little Speedy

    A knitting pattern for a child-sized raglan sleeve zip cardigan inspired by vintage athletic wear. The sweater is primarily worked in stockinette…

    Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
    Print + Digital: $9.00 Digital: $6.50