April 19, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: Dipped

What’s better than a versatile cowl with a bright pop of color? One that’s reversible! Meet the Dipped cowl, our featured pattern by Veera Välimäki.

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The squishy stitch pattern used on this cowl will keep its shape and be fun and engaging to knit. With all the colors available in Tosh Vintage, there are endless color combinations to cook up!

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Finished Measurements:
43” in circumference and 10½” deep (after blocking)

Materials :
3 skeins of Tosh Vintage (2 skeins main color and 1 skein contrast color) or 600 yards of any comparable worsted weight wool and US #7 (4.5 mm) needles

Gauge :
16 sts and 32 rows = 4” pattern stitch


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April 18, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: Sweet Cables

This darling short sleeves pullover has become a customer and staff favorite over the last couple of weeks. Take a peek at “Sweet Cables”, a pattern by Joji Locatelli.

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Combining superior comfort with feminine shaping, this pullover features a relaxed cable at the collar and a rounded high-lo hem. Worked from the top down in the most decadent silk/wool yarn, this top will knit up quick and become an immediate favorite in your wardrobe.

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Sizes:
To fit chest: 30/32 (34/36, 38/40, 42/44, 46/48, 50/52, 54/56) inches

Materials :
Yarn: 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins of Silky Merino
Needles: US 6 (4 mm) and US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles.

Gauge:
19 st and 28 rows to 4 inches on US 6 needles in Stockinette stitch, after blocking.


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April 17, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: Fade

Play with a palette of colors while crafting your own Fade.

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This light, airy wrap features delicate eyelet detailing. The fading color way add movement to this elegant and easy to wear piece.

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Finished Measurements:
After blocking: 87” wide and 23” deep

Materials :
Yarn: 1550 yards of fingering weight yarn (315 yards of 3 colors and 630 yards of main color, which is the darkest pink in the sample). We recommend Tosh Merino Light, Pebble or Prime Alpaca/Heather Prime Alpaca.
Needles: US #4 (3.5 mm)

Gauge :
22 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch.


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April 16, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: See You There

How cozy does this sweater look?  It’s even more magnificent in person.

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Subtle, easy to knit cables accentuate the carefully shaped silhoutte. The result is a hoodie that is as cozy and versatile as it is elegant. Worked seamless from the top down, you’ll be able to knit this sweater easily with a minimal amount of finishing.

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Sizes :
To fit bust: 28 (30/32, 34/36, 38/40, 42/44, 46/48, 50/52, 54/56)”

Materials
Yarn: 935 (1122, 1309, 1309, 1496, 1683, 1683, 1870) yards of worsted weight yarn. We recommend the delicious Pashmina Worsted.
Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) and US 6 (4 mm) circular needles.
Other: 9 (9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 10) 5/8” 15 mm buttons, cable needle, stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders.

Gauge :
17 st and 24 rows to 4 inches on US 7 needles in stockinette stitch, after blocking.


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April 15, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: Fathom

Need a quick knit? Fathom is a fantastic beanie with the slightest amount of slouch.

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We love the dainty cables bordered by the squishy stitch pattern. The combination is both balanced and interesting at the same time.

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Finished Measurements:
Finished brim circumference: 19”
Finished body circumference: 20 ¾”

Materials :
Yarn: 225 yards of sportweight yarn. We recommend Tosh Sport or Arroyo. Needles: 16″ circular needles in size US #2.5 (3 mm) and US #4 (3.5 mm)

Gauge:
22 sts and 38 rows = 4” in texture stitch, using larger needles.


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