April 21, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: Feather and Cloud

Today is sadly our final Interpretations spotlight, as we must bid farewell to our trunk show.  We have this easy breezy cardigan on our minds today using the lovely Tosh Chunky.


Subtle waist shaping and 3/4 length sleeves paired with romantic feather and fan detailing give this sweater a relaxed fit with a feminine flair. Thank goodness we just restocked our supply of Tosh Chunky!


Sizes :
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
Finished chest circumference: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50)”. Choose a size with no ease.

Yarn: 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins of  Tosh Chunky or 650 (730, 820, 900, 1050, 1150) yards of aran weight yarn

16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in reverse Stockinette stitch using larger needles.

Filed under: beautiful things to make — Admin @ 11:46 am

April 20, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: At Dawn

We saved one of the customer favorites for last. Everyone who dropped by to check out the trunk show was instantly drawn to this asymmetrical shawl.


Using simple short rows and blissfully easy to knit garter stitch, this shawl plays on color in a subtle but elegant way.


Finished Measurements:
80” from side to side and 26” from top to bottom at deepest point.

Materials :
Yarn: 440 yards fingering weight yarn in main color and 440 yards of contrasting color
Needles: US 2½ (3mm) circular or straight needles

Gauge :
20 stitches and 30 rows to 4 inches in garter stitch, after blocking (really stretching the fabric). Note: Gauge is not crucial for this project. However, changes might result in a different yardage requirement.

Filed under: beautiful things to make — Admin @ 10:10 am

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.


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!


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

Filed under: beautiful things to make — Admin @ 11:22 am

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.


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.


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.

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

Filed under: beautiful things to make — Admin @ 11:22 am

April 17, 2014

Interpretations Spotlight: Fade

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


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


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.

Filed under: beautiful things to make — Admin @ 11:22 am

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