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Harrisville Designs Nightshades Trunk Show

March 7, 2019 - March 17, 2019
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Come out to fibre space and see the entire Nightshades design collection! nightshades is truly unique pairing a rich black wool with a hint of color, creating a shadowy blend that will produce a garment unlike any other. It’s a super special woolen-spun American Cormo & wool yarn! The nightshades collection is a series of 7 patterns designed by Whitney Hayward that captures the dreamlike qualities of the deep, shadowy color duos to produce wearable yet artful garments that are the perfect compliment to any winter wardrobe.

Yarn Details:

nightshades is a 3-ply DK weight, woolen-spun yarn with a shadowy play with color

  • 100% Wool, made and milled in the United States – 80% Wool / 20% Cormo
  • 3.53 oz / 100 g
  • 250 yards / 229m
  • 22 stitches over 4 inches on US size 4-6 (3.5-4mm) needles
  • $21

The Pattern Collection:

You can buy the entire collection on Ravelry for $32 or each individual pattern. Here are a few of the highlights (every garment from the collection is in the shop for the trunk show):

Sable Pullover by Whitney Hayward

This bottom-up, short mock-neck pullover is the perfect bingeworthy TV knit! Its flattering shape and casual styling makes it perfect for weekend winter wear.

© Whitney Hayward

Onyx Cowl by Whitney Hayward

The dramatic diamond shape of this cowl provides interest to any outfit and makes for warm and cozy wear under a coat. Paired with a bright color, it provides an eye-catching pop of shadow that will update some of your favorite wardrobe staples.

© Whitney Hayward

From the designer:

These socks are inspired by the move Before I Go To Sleep, which stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth and was designed for Super Sock Scarefest 2017. In the movie, Kidman’s character awakes each morning with no memory of what has happened or who she is. There are notes everywhere to tell her things and she has a video diary. One of her memory aids has a comment of “Don’t Trust Ben.” And Ben is her husband.

The socks use a knit/purl pattern, in Morse Code, to write out “Don’t trust Ben.” The Morse Code key is included for those who wish to incorporate a different message.


Caelum Tunic by Whitney Hayward

This short sleeved, pocketed tunic can be worn solo as shown here, or over a long-sleeved tee. Caelum is breezy comfort at its best and works as a great transition to warmer weather.

© Whitney Hayward