The feather-and-fan lace gently scallops the bottom edge of this charming capelet, while dotted ribbing adds flattering vertical lines. Knit with just 4 balls of Amherst this is a quick and inexpensive project to brighten your spring wardrobe. Which color will you choose?
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The Winter 2014 issue of Interweave Crochet is out and we are loving the Marlo Cardigan designed by Vera Sanon. Tunisian honeycomb stitch, worked in Valley Yarns Charlemont Hand Dyed produces a textured fabric with drape, that resists curling and has minimal finishing.
Which Color of Charlemont Hand-Dyed will you be using?
The new, Winter 2013, issue of Knit Simple has hit the newsstands and it features 2 great projects knit with our very own Valley Yarns!
First is the Striped and Solid Cowl by Loren Cherensky knit in Northampton Bulky. Deceptively simple stitches combined with a bulky yarn make for a quick and easy project and with over 30 colors to choose from there’s a perfect color combination for almost everyone.
Second is the Dog Pillow designed by Amy Bahrt and knit in Valley Superwash. This whimsical little pillow, with adorable dachsunds, is worked in colorblocks with some easy garter stripes.
What will you be knitting from this issue?
The new Winter 2014 issue of Interweave Knits features a gorgeous sweater designed by our friend Amy Herzog.
The Telluride Aran sweater features a central cable panel with deeply ribbed cuffs and hem and is knit with Valley Yarns Northampton in the Pacific Teal colorway.
Which color of Northampton would you choose?
Coned yarns aren’t just for weavers! Yarn presented on cones tends to be finer in gauge and comes with a ton of yardage which makes it great for crochet projects. Interweave Crochet Accessories 2014 issue is out and features 3 designs using Valley Yarns that are available on cones.
The Network Shawl is made using our 8/2 Tencel in the Greyed Mauve colorway.
The Chevron Wrap uses our Valley Yarns 8/2 Unmercerized Cotton in 5 colors: shale, peaches ‘n cream, greyed lavender, willow green, and heather.
The Tinker’s Tool Belt uses our Valley Yarns 3/2 Cotton in 3 colors: madder brown, sponge, and amber gold.
Which projects are you excited about getting your hooks into?
Knit Simple Holiday 2013 issue has a great section on dual-purpose patterns, you can have a vest or sweater a pullover or a cardigan! One of the designs, the Cowl Vest/Cowl Pullover by Cheryl Murray, uses our very own Valley Yarns Northfield.
What combination of colors from our line of Northfield would you choose?
The Fall/Winter 2013 issue of knit.wear is on the shelves now and features over 20 thoughtful patterns as well as tips and tutorials for biasing cables and color blocking. We’re thrilled to see our Valley Yarns Sheffield used in the Swaying Cable Scarf pattern by Talitha Kuomi.
What color of Sheffield would you use?
The 2013 issue of Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts is out and we couldn’t be happier. Our own Valley Yarns are featured in two projects!
First up are the Sailor’s Mittens designed by Michele Moskaluk, and knit in Valley Yarns Huntington. Worked from the cuffs up with increases to form the thumb gussets, these women’s mittens boast lively three color patterns on the palms and backs of the hands.
Second is the Southern Cross Afghan designed by Ann McDonald Kelly and knit in Valley Yarns Valley Superwash. This afghan is made of mitered triangles made into squares. The squares are then sewn together with borders, making an interesting and cozy blanket.
Which projects are you excited to make as gifts this year?
Have you seen the Fall 2013 issue of Interweave Crochet yet? With almost 20 projects ranging from cowls and shawls to blankets and sweaters there is plenty to choose from to keep you busily hooking through the Fall months. Our favorite project, and we admit our bias! is the Obi Scarf crochet in our very own Valley Yarns Northampton Sport.
Designed by Shelby Allaho this versatile design can be worn as a scarf or a belt and features a subtle blending of surface crochet, texture, and color-work creates a clever ribbon of fabric
What colors of Northampton Sport would you use?