Look, winter. We are DONE with you. We know warm weather is going to be here soon! The spring yarns are coming in and the new issue of knit.wear is here to inspire us:
This issue ‘s 26 patterns run the gamut from lace to stripes – let’s take a look!
The “Flowers on the Fire Escape” story takes a new look at knitting lace. Check out the knitterly details of the Zigzag Mesh Pullover in Spud & Chloe Fine – a split hem and button plackets at the cuff make it just that bit more special.
(You’ll need 4 -7 skeins to make your own.)
“Funnel” explores interpretations of the classic neckline. Carol Feller’s Ruched Yoke Sweater has a sweet A-line shape and handy kangaroo pocket – try your favorite hand-dyed sportweight or Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy for a bit of drape.
(You’ll need 3-4 skeins of most hand-dyed sportweight or 7 – 10 balls of Hempathy.)
Sweet stripes abound in “Rock Candy” – the stunning Short Row Vest is another pattern where the drape of Hempathy would be a great choice.
(You’ll need 656 – 984 yards of DK weight yarn in your main color and approximately 328 yards in a contrast color, or 5-7 balls plus 2 balls of Hempathy.)
Think “Inside the Box” and combine pleats and wraps with boxy shapes. The Folded Lace Tank goes one step further and adds airy lace to the mix.
Choose a sport or fingering weight yarn with some drape for this – you’ll need 680-1020 yards (perhaps Sweet Georgia merino and silk in fingering weight or Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk).
See the rest of the patterns here on Ravelry, come in and grab your copy, and get started on a spring project!