Best New Pattern Collections

This year’s most popular knitting pattern collections were full of bright pops of color and a mix of modern and nature-inspired details. Colorful knits were the unifying factor, with a bit of everything for every color-lover, including socks, lace, and cables. Each collection includes a mixture of skill levels from a variety of designers, with challenging projects to engage your brain as well as sweet and simple knits for relaxation.

Lounge Act: Knits For Kicking Back

Feel laid back and fancy-free in loose, light garments for spring. Lounge Act: Knits for Kicking Back includes five garment patterns with lacy details in a wide range of yarn weights. Easily memorized stitch patterns and simple construction methods will have you just as relaxed while you’re knitting as you will be wearing your finished projects.

Format: eBook

Unparalleled: Modern Cables Collection

There’s something for every cable lover in this Unparalleled collection of squishy, cozy cable patterns! All-over geometric designs, oversized twining, asymmetry, and sideways angles all make appearances in these eight garments and six accessories. If you adore knitting cables but want something that looks new and different, this will be the perfect book for you!

Format: eBook & print

Pop Socks: Colorful Patterns Collection

Add a pop of color to your sock drawer with 15 multicolor sock patterns from designers you know and love. Color blocking, delightful dots, squiggling stripes, and more dress up a variety of sock styles, including knee socks and ankle socks. And the fun doesn’t stop with the color! The collection features a wide variety of techniques, and in addition to toe-up and cuff-down socks, you’ll find side-to-side and multidirectional sock patterns. Pick out your brightest yarn pairings to create a jolt of color, and cast on!

Format: eBook & print

Happy Hours: Knits for Out & About

Get happy in a handknit! Five garment patterns in a range of yarn weights and fiber types will allow you to create pieces for whatever spring has to offer! Whether you’re looking for a light top with sophisticatedly simple details or a cozier long sleeve sweater with a pinch of cables, you’ll find your next knit to wear out and about in this collection.

Format: eBook

Nature Walk: Lace Patterns

Discover eight new lacy patterns made for garden walks and visits to your local arboretum. Nature Walk includes patterns for two cardigans, three wraps, a poncho, a shawl, and a cowl, all featuring lace motifs inspired by plants and insects. You’ll be buzzing with delight as you knit lace bees, butterflies, and dragonflies as well as the flowers and leaves they love. With yarn weights ranging from fingering to DK, Nature Walk is an ideal pattern collection to knit for transitioning seasons.

Format: eBook

Botanic: Nature-Inspired Lace

Six lace accessory patterns bring the beauty of a garden to your knitting needles. Floral motifs take center stage on wraps, shawls, and scarves, and unexpected shapes and clever uses of color add a modern touch to classic lace stitches. With patterns designed in fingering and lace weight yarns, these light, airy pieces will provide as much joy for lace knitters as fresh blossoms do for gardeners.

Format: eBook & print