Take stripes to a new level with the [Sorry, item discontinued or temporarily out of stock] issue. From slinky cotton and linen tops to all-season comfy sweaters, there’s no shortage of stripey inspiration. Read on for a peek at some of the projects in this issue:
Designer Paula Pereira gives us ultimate comfort with the Herrera top. This loose fitting top uses simple shaping to create a unique, versatile top that you can wear happily even on the hottest days of summer.
Sizes: 46 (49.25, 52.25, 55.5, 58.5, 60.75, 64, 67)” bust, to be worn with 16-18″ positive ease.
Gauge: 26 sts and 30 rows to 4″ in St st using US 4 needles.
Yarn: Fingering weight yarn such as Block Island Blend Yarn, Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette Yarn
Color A (Main color): 738 (984, 984, 984, 1230, 1230, 1476, 1722) yards
Color B: 246 yards
Color C: 246 yards.
Color D: 246 yards.
The Bayadere pullover is a wonderful go-to garment that is sure to get lots of use. Stripes of texture and color combine to create a pullover fit for any season. Designer Lori Versace used a DK weight wool blend yarn for this effortless sweater – perfect for keeping out the chill on a cool summer night.
Sizes: 42.5 (46.5, 50.5, 52.75, 56, 59.25, 62.5)” bust, to be worn with 8-12″ positive ease.
Gauge: 20 sts and 38 rows to 4″ over Garter Ridge pattern using US 6 knitting needles.
Yarn: DK weight yarn such as Cotton Fleece Yarn, Acadia by The Fibre Company Yarn, Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK Cotton Yarn, or Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton Yarn
Color A: 600 (600, 600, 900, 900, 900, 900) yards
Color B: 600 (600, 600, 600, 900, 900, 900) yards
Color C: 600 (600, 600, 600, 900, 900, 900) yards
|Cotton Fleece Yarn|
|Acadia by The Fibre Company Yarn|
|Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK Cotton Yarn|
|Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton Yarn|
Designer Lia Moya gives us this striking Judoka bag, which is shaped like a traditional Japanese lunch bag. This clever bag is easier to make than you might think – and it’s a great opportunity to play with color!
Sizes: 11 (13.75, 16.5)” base x 11 (13.75, 16.5)” height.
Gauge: 29 sts and 54 rows to 4″ in Garter st using US 2.5 needle, before blocking.
Yarn: Fingering weight yarn such as Block Island Blend Yarn, 3/2 Pearl Cotton Yarn or Swans Island Fingering Organic Merino Wool Yarn.
Color A: 175 (350, 350) yards
Color B: 175 (350, 350) yards
Color C: 175 (175, 350) yards
And what would a new issue of [Sorry, item discontinued or temporarily out of stock] be without a new recipe to match? In honor of this season’s theme, Rebecca Lawrence gives us striped ice cubes. Impress your friends and family by adding this colorful touch to their beverage – right after you proudly show off your most recent knitted project!
Perfect inspiration for kicking off your summer knitting… pick up your copy now!