Little Indulgences: Departments from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018
Books, products, and notions that make your knitting nook a refuge from a turbulent world.
(Departments section from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018)
1. Faroe Island Knits: Over 50 Traditional Motifs and 25 Projects from the North Atlantic (affiliate link) is full of contemporary and classic Faroese motifs, and each project features a short history and stunning photography. www.trafalgarbooks.com | $27.95
2. Experience the heritage that makes Shetland a must-visit destination for knitters around the globe through the stunning and inspired patterns of Colours of Shetland by Kate Davies. www.katedaviesdesigns.com | £14.99
3. Sophisticated and adorable, the Stone Wool Sheep Portrait Postcard Set from Twig and Horn can be framed as is or used to send sweet notes to friends and family. www.twigandhorn.com | $9.50
4. Tea Taster Kit and Minis Sugar Stick Bundle, both from Teapressa, offer an exciting new way to step up your beverages. Try out these sampler packs to find your favorites. www.teaspressa.com | Tea Taster Kit, $25; Minis Sugar Stick Bundle, $30
5. Imperial Yarn’s gorgeous Ombre Blanket, made from American Merino wool, comes in thirteen colors and three sizes. www.imperialyarn.com | $150
6. Porter Bin Project Bag from Fringe Supply is a rugged bag for sweater knitters or those who have multiple WIPs going. It’s available in four colors. www.fringesupplyco.com | $85
7. Klein Spring Loaded Snips and Stay Warm Woven Labels, both from Twig and Horn, will round out any notions kit. Made in Upstate New York, the snips come in a beautiful leather sheath. www.twigandhorn.com | Klein Spring Loaded Snips, $50; Stay Warm Woven Labels, $7
Make sure to check out the rest of this issue (the very last issue of knit.wear). The first collection is all about modern Fair Isle, and includes five gorgeous sweaters that incorporate stranded knitting in contemporary, unexpected motifs. The next story features super cozy cables, with five projects deviating from the super-traditional in favor of modern applications of cabley goodness, of both the subtle and in-your-face varieties. The third and final story is called Back to Basics and features eight projects that use basic techniques to create simple and gorgeous designs.
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