We knitters are magicians—we wave our magic wands in the air, loop yarn through them, and turn fiber into hats, cowls, mittens, socks, sweaters. But more than that, we all instinctively know that the real magic of knitting is not that we are making clothing; it is that we are sharing warmth and love. Really Clear Designs will help you create all these items with success, joy, and ease.

I want everyone who picks up the knitting needles to love knitting as much as I do—and to be able to stay focused on the wonderful feel of the yarn and the fun of the knitting. So let’s get to the good parts easily and quickly!

My designs help you do just that. They allow you to knit without having to interpret abbreviations or terms. They give you ways to keep track of where you are in case your project is interrupted. They give you the why in addition to the what. When you use a Really Clear pattern, you will feel as if you have a helpful knitting friend sitting by your side.

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Cynthia Spencer has spent the past 15 years writing patterns and surrounding herself with knitting, quilting, color, and creativity. Her Really Clear patterns came about as a result of working with hundreds of knitters and learning what they wanted in a pattern. There is nothing she loves more than writing patterns that make knitting fun.  

If you live near a local yarn shop, please buy Really Clear patterns

through them via Ravelry’s in-store sales (or even on paper!). Always support your local yarn shop!

If you own a local yarn shop, please send a note to me via the contact form on this website, and I’ll fix you up with wholesale information.