Zinnia Cardigan

Zinnia, a Different Option

We decided to make a second sample of our current knitalong sweater, Zinnia. The original is knit in Kenzie, a delicious combination of merino, nylon, alpaca, angora and silk noil. It creates a tweedy fabric with a light haze. For our second model we chose Spud & Chloe Sweater, a superwash wool and organic cotton blend. Sweater creates a smooth, dense fabric. The stitch pattern really leaps out. Both are lovely. If you haven’t joined the knitalong yet it’s never too late. Stop by the shop for a copy of the pattern and see the models in...

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in Knitalong, Shop Sample, Yarn, Zinnia Cardigan | Comments Off on Zinnia, a Different Option

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Zinnia Knitalong Starts June 1

Zinnia Knitalong Starts June 1

Our first summer knitalong features the Zinnia cardigan, a pattern written exclusively for The Fiber Gallery by up-and-coming designer Andi Satterlund. Zinnia, a vintage-inspired sweater with a simple all-over texture stitch and a lace detail at the waist, is knit in Kenzie, a light-worsted weight blend of merino wool, angora, alpaca, silk and nylon. The knitalong begins June 1 with a kickoff party. It concludes September 13, and as usual we’ll have social and project help sessions along the way. Full details are available in...

Posted on May 27, 2014 in Knitalong, What's New, Yarn, Zinnia Cardigan | Comments Off on Zinnia Knitalong Starts June 1

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