Portrait of Sierra Roberts
by: Sierra Roberts

Filament no. 2, Spring 2017

The Filament No. 2 Spring 2017 is a veritable frolic through lush springtime blossoms and fabulous yarns.  This issue’s collection features projects suitable for cooler and warmer weather – and although Spring is the theme, you’re likely to find a piece here that you’ll want to wear all year long.  From delicate cardigans to lacey accessories, designer/editors Kathleen Dames and Anne Podlesak have created a wearable collection that really showcases their trademark feminine style and careful attention to detail.


Filament No. 2 Spring 2017  Filament No. 2 Spring 2017

This Floralia fingerless mitts and cowl set is a wonderfully approachable way to try out a luxurious yarn like Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed Yarn.  3 balls of this squishy wool, silk and cashmere blend is enough to make both the mitts and cowl.  All are worked in the round; detailed notes, a well written pattern and charts for the lace give you everything you need to make this set.


Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed Yarn Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed Yarn

Look at that beautiful neckline!  The fun, bright Rosarium pullover is worked seamlessly in the round from the top down.  This eye catching sweater features 2-color stranded knitting patterns around the neckline and waist, with a little extra color detail in the garter edges.  It’d be a blast to choose some favorite colors of Harrisville Shetland Yarn - Unwashed Cones for this project, or take advantage of our mini cones and use JaggerSpun Maine Line 2/8 Yarn.


Harrisville Shetland Yarn - Unwashed Cones Harrisville Shetland Yarn - Unwashed Cones
JaggerSpun Maine Line 2/8 Yarn JaggerSpun Maine Line 2/8 Yarn

Charmingly embellished, Whistler Pink is a short sleeved sweater with flattering waist shaping.  This piece is knit out of Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn, which is well known and much loved here at the shop.  Mulberry Silk Georgette is so comfortably soft, you won’t think twice about wearing it against your skin.  This sweater is sure to drape well and wear well in such a lovely yarn.


Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn

Wearable pieces that showcase your knitting skills are the name of the game in this Filament No. 2 Spring 2017 issue.  Anne and Kathleen invite you to “think English cottage gardens and hothouse blooms” as you join them in their celebration of this light, cheerful and colorful season.


Filament No. 2 Spring 2017  Filament No. 2 Spring 2017

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