An Elven Reckoning

Printed book £18.00


A year of knits from the last homely house - twelve beautiful knits to excite your inner Elf!

An Elven Reckoning - a year of knits from the last homely house is a collection of twelve beautiful garments and accessories inspired by the stories of Elves that inhabit Middle-Earth from J.R.R. Tolkien’s books.

In this book designer Sarah Alderson will take you on a journey through the six seasons that make up an elven reckoning.

The twelve beautiful patterns feature a wide range of design elements, from cables to stranded colourwork, slipped stitch patterns to lace. Sarah has created a pattern for every person (and Elf!).

The Patterns

All 12 patterns will be available as individual pdfs once the book has been released. Click on the pattern picture to go to the individual pattern page.


This book is available as a printed book (with a complimentary e-book) or an e-book. Choose between the print and digital version above.

For currently released books:

Once your payment has been processed, you will receive a link to download the e-book pdf. If you have purchased the ebook with the printed book you will receive the e-book straight away so you can start on your projects without delay! All patterns will be accessible from your Ravelry library if you have a Ravelry account.

 For pre-orders:

Once your payment has been processed, you will receive a link to download a lookbook which contains all the information for planning your projects. When the e-book is released you will automatically receive it as an update.  Printed versions of the book will be sent within 7 days of the book release date.

All payments are processed by paypal and payments can usually be made from a paypal account or using your credit card without setting up an account.

Book information:

Originally published September 2015.

Current version: An_Elven_Reckoning_ebook_v1.pdf

PDF file size: kb

 Blog post with more information can be found

Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair

Models: Suzi T, Ellen-Scarlett Ryan and Helen Ryan

Photography: Christine Patterson


This is a pattern book available in both printed and digital format, not a finished item. You will receive the files via email as soon as your payment has been processed. If you have a Ravelry account, your pattern will be added to your library.

All payments are processed via Paypal. Payments can be made with a Paypal account or with a credit card without an account.

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This product is available through the Ravelry In-Stores sales system. This enables your local yarn shops to sell my digital files directly to their customers.

If you would like to stock the patterns or books please visit my wholesale page.