Sand and Purls Design

Elegant and easy knitwear designs for your knitting pleasure.

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About Sand And Purls Design

You will find the latest information about patterns, test knits and pointers on this page. Knitting knowledge and techniques are constantly evolving and growing. Our mission is to provide best possible patterns for you to knit. My patterns are available on If you want to contact me, please fill the contact form on our website.

Dianne Dallmeyer


Dianne Dallmeyer's easy to execute patterns with many textures and colors have established her as a knitwear designers in the USA.


Dianne was born and raised in Newport, RI. She has lived in Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis and Sao Paulo, Brasil. She has studied teaching, biology, anthropology and knitting. She and her family now reside, again, in Newport RI. She teachers knitting at Edward King House, a senior center in Newport, RI, USA.


After retiring, Dianne began her lifelong dream of writing knitting patterns.  Many of her patterns are inspired by Newport.or places she has visited.   Her patterns feature highly textured patterns which are not difficult to knit. 


Her mission...Create beautiful and kniiter friendly patterns that enable you to create beautiful wearable art. Get in the knitting rhythm with well written patterns!!