What we do


Innovative cables

Traveling ribs

Openwork lace designs


A modern twist on classic designs


Wide variety of gauges and yarns 

Cavo Custom


On-Demand Custom Design Services

Want something in a specific pattern, color, texture, or gauge? Our design team will work with you to create a one-of-a-kind design to bring your ideas to reality. Contact us for details and pricing.

Who we Are


Cavo Design Studio

We are a modern knit design studio based in NYC. Our collection includes innovative womenswear, menswear, and home décor. 


Melissa Leapman, Creative Director

With over 30 years in the industry, Melissa is one of New York's best known freelance sweater designers.

Her published works include the bestselling Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook, Mastering Color Knitting, Knitting the Perfect Fit, Cables Untangled, and 6000+ Pullover Possibilities.