We’re delighted to announce that we’re hosting a Shibui Trunk Show, featuring 6 garments and accessories knit in Shibui yarns.
Shibui yarns are designed to be knit on their own or held together, using two or three strands at a time to make bespoke yarn blends. We currently stock three Shibui yarns, all lace weight: Cima, Pebble, and Silk Cloud. Some of these trunk show garments are knit with one or two of those yarns, and some of these garments combine them with Shibui yarns that we don’t keep in stock at the shop, like Shibui Heichi and Linen. We’re happy to order any of those yarns for you if you’re willing to prepay for a special order.
We have a stack of swatches at the shop that illustrate how Shibui yarns behave in different combinations: Cima knit with Pebble, Silk Cloud held double, etc. A swatch can tell us a lot, but a whole garment tells us even more. A trunk show is a great opportunity to see, touch, and try on finished garments in these yarn combinations, demystifying the Mix concept and making it easier to choose which size to make.
These garments will be on display at the shop from April 1st – 15th — come by soon to see them yourself!