Marie Greene

Olive Knits started with seamless sweaters (because that’s what I love to knit), but has grown to become a space that supports knitters throughout their creative journey. I teach creative confidence, knitting skills and my unique renegade sweater techniques to knitters online and around the world.

A portion of my proceeds each month go to support one or more of the following organizations:World Central Kitchen, Coalition of Communities of Color,  CAUSA Oregon, Native Land, Black Joy Oregon.

Knit a Little: 24 Seamless Patterns for Children's Sweaters and Hats
Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week
Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks
24 Seamless Patterns for Children's Sweaters and Hats

Knit a Little

My latest book, Knit a Little is available now!

Marie Greene is back with a fresh new direction for her signature seamless style in this collection of 24 new patterns for kids! With 12 sweaters (sizes 0-10) and 12 matching beanies (preemie to adult), Knit a Little reimagines some of Marie’s most popular designs, on a small scale.

Whether you’re looking for ideas to use your yarn stash, have little ones to knit for, or just love the satisfaction of a small project, this book offers quick-to-knit, gender neutral patterns in a range of yarn weights. You’ll find cardigans and pullovers with colorwork, cables, simple texture and more. These versatile designs will become wearable favorites in no time – and Marie’s clear instructions and helpful tips will ensure your success from start to finish. The hardest part will be choosing which one to cast on first!

Pattern errata for Knit a Little can be found here.

Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week

Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week is available wherever books are sold!

From the publisher:

It’s all about the layers in Marie Greene’s new collection of 30 stylish, versatile shawls, wraps and cowls. Back from her must-have debut Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks, Marie has created gorgeous shawls that knit up in as little as 1 week and wear like a dream. Easy to memorize and portable, these patterns range from voluminous wraps to cute cowls, making it easy to enjoy the satisfaction of a finished project or last-minute gift, even when your knitting time is limited. With Marie’s signature foolproof instructions, these patterns are perfect for advanced beginners and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a light spring layer, a summer statement piece or a thick toasty shawl, you’ll find a wide array of colors, shapes and yarn weights to complement your style, no matter the weather.

Pattern errata for Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week can be found here.

Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed about the time it takes to knit a sweater, you’ll love my first book, Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks

From the publisher:

Marie Greene’s twenty gorgeous new patterns make knitting the sweater of your dreams a breeze. If you’ve ever struggled to complete a pullover or been too intimidated to start a cardigan, these seamless, top-down designs will change the way you think about sweaters. Now you can create stylish, long-lasting, professional-quality knits in less time than you thought possible and have fun doing it.

With a wide variety of styles and sleeve lengths, this book has a pattern for any time of year. Busy knitters will love the no-fuss construction and carefully chosen details. Captivating cables, cozy textures and fun stripes are made simple with Marie’s helpful tips. Learn to gauge your knitting speed and set a timeline to achieve your goals. These patterns are easy to memorize for portable projects to knit on the go. An incredible value, this collection includes essential tools for efficient knitting and impressive results.

Pattern errata for Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks can be found here.