knit.wear.

Remember knit.wear,┬áthe stylish, short-lived magazine from Interweave that was replaced by knit.purl? Well, looks like it’s back, at least for this one special issue!

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Knit.wear focuses on simplicity and sophistication in handknitting, is typically garment-focused, with more sweaters than accessories, and this issue is no exception.

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Shibui yarns are well-represented in this issue; the striped pullover above is knit in Shibui Dune, and the belted tank below is knit in Shibui Twig.

DSCN5698Other familiar yarns found their way into this issue, too. This striking red sweater calls for Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece, a worsted weight blend of cotton and wool.

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The beret and headband below are knit in Malabrigo Finito and Fibre Company Canopy Fingering, respectively.

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I also spotted a feature on Michele Wang, a designer whose patterns I’ve admired the past few years. It should be interesting to read a bit about her process.

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You’ll find knit.wear on the teacart here at the shop, nestled between the swift, ballwinder, and all the latest publications. See you there!

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