Prison Grey for Darn Knit Anyway

After dyeing a custom colour for Darn Knit Anyway’s Shop Hop last year, we were thrilled to be invited to dye for their shop again this year. This year’s theme was their Historic Stillwater Prison (Stillwater was the location of Minnesota’s very first federal prison) which housed members of the Jessie James gang. Our “Prison…

Star House Cowl by Mindy Wilkes

Have you seen the Spring 2014 issue of Interweave Knits? We’re in love with this gorgeous and luxurious merino and silk lace cowl designed by Mindy Wilkes. The Star House Cowl alternates rings of doubled “hems” and lace patterning, creating an accessory with heft and dimension—yet one that’s still delicate. Star House Cowl details Finished…

Moscato by Amy Herzog

Amy Herzog, prolific knitwear designer and author of “Knit to Flatter” has designed a new pullover in our Merino Silk Fine yarn! Moscato is a sweet, simple-looking pullover with some fun tailored touches. The wide neckline is slightly draped, and the hem of the sweater, sleeves, and shoulders are all trimmed with fun button accents….

Ruddington by Fiona Ellis

Masterfully designed by Fiona Ellis, Ruddington is a crew-neck raglan cardigan featuring an intricate cable pattern inspired by corset lacings. Published in the Winter 2013 Twist Collective, this cardigan is worked in separate pieces and sewn together. The cable pattern for the body is presented both in charts and row-by-row instructions. The neckband and button…

Craftsy Mystery KAL Launches!

It’s finally launched! After months of preparing, the Mystery is revealed! We are knitting a chunky cabled cowl in our Superwash Chunky yarn. Want to knit a great, quick holiday project? This one-skein chunky cowl can be an exercise in learning to knit cables for the first time. Here’s the details… Knit-Along start date: November…

Rivoli Shawl by Anniken Allis

Anniken Allis is a prolific lace knitwear designer who also happens to be one of our long-time Fibre Club members (you’ll find her spinning progress on Twitter on a regular basis) and she’s designed this gorgeous Rivoli crescent-shaped shawl in our Merino Silk Lace yarn (in Ultraviolet too!). This gorgeous crescent shawl begins with a…

Bloodwood Cowl by Mitenae

The Bloodwood Cowl is a unisex, two-colour, two-skein fingering-weight cowl that features a striking zig-zag colourwork pattern. Mitenae, a knitter and Ph.D student in Western Australia, was inspired by her landscape: I live backed onto bushland. Kangaroos roam through the gardens in summer and the trees, predominately Marri, also known as Red Gum, weep a…