Pattern Round Up, January 2020, Veera Valimaki, Renee Rockwood, Sangmi Lee, Jennifer Beale

Pattern Round Up – January 2020

Already one week into post-Brexit UK and we sadly have to get used to the idea that we are no longer part of the European Union. What seemed for many months like a distant and uncertain outcome is now seemingly unavoidable. These past few days have been hard on a lot of us so we hope this Round-Up will bring a little bit of lightness into your day.

© Reneé Rockwood

Let’s start with the lovely Celebrate Socks by Renee Rockwood. The cuff and foot are knitted in contrasting colour ribbing in cream and light peach. This patterns comes in 5 sizes ranging from Child to Adult Large. Black Elephant Sock in Coral Requiem and Blame Fawkes would be perfect to recreate a similar colour scheme.

© Sangmi Lee

The Woodland Socks by Sangmi Lee are knitted from the top-up and features a stunning two-tone stranded motif of pine trees. For the motif to show up properly we’d recommend using plain solid colours with a high contrast. Browse our Onion Nettle Sock range for a wide variety of colour combinations.

© Jennifer Beale

The Stepaside jumper is one of those technical designs that might be more suited to seasoned knitters who aren’t afraid of a little challenge. The whole jumper is worked in the round from the top down and then steeked afterward. The pockets are knitted sideways before being joined with a three-needles bind off. Germantown or the Soft Donegal would both be great option for this project.

© Veera Välimäki

To finish let’s look at Old School by Veera Välimäki . This delicate jumper is knitted seamlessly from the top down using two strands of lace weight mohair. The lightness of the Mohair works particularly well with the allover lace motif. And you know what? We’ve just received a new stock of Onion Silk + Kid Mohair that would be just right for the job.

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Until Next Time… Happy Knitting!