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February 2017 Knitspiration

 
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      Welcome to Knitspiration!  
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Welcome to our first edition of Knitspiration, a photo-packed mini-newsletter designed to get you fired up about creating and ready to tackle that next project! Take a look at some of the things that are inspiring us this month!

Coffee and donuts, peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, milk and cookies: some things just go together (or, we're just really hungry!)! This month's Knitspiration is all about techniques that complement each other - specifically, stripes and slipped stitches! Both can result in aesthetics from classic to modern, but together, they're a new class of cool! They look great together in everything from shawls to hats (and more!) and even our resident experimenters (and designers extraordinaire) Chris Salas and Rachel Roden have put them to work making all kinds of projects look amazing!

Which is your favorite?
 
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      Hot on Ravelry!  
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Goldfish


Pictured: Goldfish Memory by Casapinka

May we suggest: Manos Del Uruguay Alegria and Alegria Solid

Colors we like: Top left - Colibri, Acero, and Oxygen. Top right - Royal, Bataclana, Jacaranda. Bottom left - Botanico, Ceibo, Foil. Bottom right - Orquidea, Ceibo, Natural


Radiate


Pictured: Radiate by Joji Locatelli (featured in Interpretations Vol. 4)

May we suggest: Madelinetosh Silk/Merino

Colors we like: Smokestack and Neon pink


Spice Market


Pictured: On the Spice Market by Melanie Berg

May we suggest: One each of Lorna's Laces String Quintet Pack, Staccato, and Shepherd Sock

Colors we Like: Left - String Quintet in Emerald City, Staccato in Waistcoat, and Shepherd Sock in Natural. Right - String Quintet in Wildflowers, Staccato in Grasshopper, and Shepherd Sock in Magnificent Mile


Pine Sway


Pictured: Pine Sway Cowl by Juju Vail

Suggested Yarn: The Fibre Co. Cumbria

Colors we like: Left to right - Grizedale/Helvellyn (shown in sample), Purple Moor Grass/Cowberry, Derwentwater/Windermere
 
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      Shawls we Love!  
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Another Time


Pictured: Another Time and Place by Renegade Knitwear

Suggested Yarn: Mrs. Crosby Hat Box

Colors used: Creme Fraiche, Midnight Aubergine, and Squid Ink


Pearl Mosaic


Pictured: Pearl Mosaic by Rebekka Mauser

May we suggest: Madelinetosh Tosh Sport, or Madelinetosh Tosh DK

Colors we like: Havana, Rose, Tern and Astrid Grey


Drachenfels


Pictured: Drachenfels by Melanie Berg

May we suggest: Madelintosh Pashmina or Tosh Merino Light

Colors we used: Pashmina - Moorland, Whiskey Barrell, and Grasshopper. Tosh Merino Light - Water, Weathered Frame and Gossamer
 
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      Hats and More!  
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Zig Zag Hat

Pictured: Stolz by Renegade Knitwear

Suggested Yarn: 1 hank Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage and 8 Tosh Vintage Samples.

Colors used: 1 hank of Silver Fox with 8 different colored samples in the following colors: Tart, Glazed Pecan, Winter Wheat, Moorland, Esoteric, Cobalt, Flashdance and Lepidoptera


Undertone

Pictured: Undertone by Tin Can Knits (featured in Mad Colour)

May we suggest: 1 TSCArtyarns Zara Transitions gradient pack and 1 ball of Filatura di Crosa Zara

Colors we like: Top right - Plum Crazy and 1481 Denim. Center right - Caribbean Sea and 1396 Off White. Bottom right - Taupe to Bottom and 1392 Light Pink


Slipped Stitch

Pictured: Slipped Stitch Handwarmers by KnittedblissJC

May we suggest: 6 Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage Samples in 2 different colors

Colors we used: Center right - Jade and Whiskers. Bottom right - Celadon and Whiskers
 
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