Monthly Archives: September 2019

Podcast 307: Colorwork Q&A

Palette Color Card

We have a special guest for this episode! Lisa Seifert joins Stacey to chat about our newest colorwork collection, Spectrum. Lisa brings some new insight to the design process and shares some behind the scenes info about her patterns in this stunning collection.

Our Q + A segments continue! We love answering your knitting questions (keep them coming!) and tackle all your colorwork conundrums in this episode. Stay tuned for tips for proper tension, color choice, and yarn selection! Whether you’re a colorwork enthusiast or just getting started, stay tuned for a deep dive on one of our favorite techniques.

As always, happy listening and happy crafting!

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Podcast 306: Form, Function, and Faux-Fur

We recently calculated how many pattern collections we’ve published and were SHOCKED to discover that we’ve done over 130 books since we started this program. Each collection has come together after months of planning, designing, and knitting. Every time we get a new sample in the office or do a new call for submissions, we get excited about all the possibilities!

To celebrate our new Gansey collection: Form and Function, Stacey and Hannah sit down together in the studio to really dig in to these new patterns and share the details that make each one unique. We’ve never done a Gansey focused collection before and share some of the challenges and considerations that went in to the selection process.

Alexis and Hillary also sit down to chat about our OTHER new news! …

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September News: Colorwork, Ganseys, Faux-Fur, and more!

Even though fall is just around the corner, we’re more than a little excited to debut an abundance of new colors of some of our favorite cotton yarns for all of you cool cotton lovers. We’re also ecstatic to introduce our first-ever faux-fur yarn, Fable Fur! It’s an ultra-plush premium acrylic yarn that is destined to add an extra-touch of softness to your cold-weather knits. The cozy possibilities are practically endless!

Given that the temps are about to start dropping in the Northern Hemisphere, we naturally couldn’t help but to create two new collections that are fit to serve you well throughout the colder months—one a modern take on traditional gansey sweaters and the other a comprehensive pattern collection and reference guide to the intricate art of colorwork knitting.

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New Yarn: Fable Fur

5 colors of Knit Picks' Fable Fur, a premium acrylic faux-fur yarn. Read more »