Alluring & Refined: Wool Studio Vol. III Is Finally Here
Wool Studio Vol. III features an exclusive line from the wonderfully talented designer Michele Wang. She handpicked exquisite yarns for 10 new projects, including 6 garments and 4 accessories. Each pattern promises a captivating knitting experience based on Michele’s signature design aesthetic—modern, alluring, refined, and exciting. She’s updated traditional cables, lace, and textures in wearable and chic silhouettes.
You’ll reach for these striking projects every day, whether you need the perfect centerpiece to a well-planned outfit or simply throw some knitwear on while you’re walking out the door. The photography for this volume of Wool Studio balances masculine and feminine looks. You can easily tweak them from day to night, or from work to a date.
You’ll love the Nathaniel pullover for year-round wear. It’s a loose-fitting modified drop-shoulder with subtle texture. Michele chose a versatile merino-linen yarn: Milo, from Manos del Uruguay (distributed by Fairmount Fibers), comes in 22 colors, with a rustically elegant appeal and a magnificent drape.
The Benedict Pullover combines rope-cable columns, panels of moss stitch, and a soft, insulating yarn for an unforgettable sweater. Imagine working with mYak’s Baby Yak Medium (available in 17 colors)—mYak sources the soft undercoat of baby yaks directly from cooperatives of nomadic herders in Tibet, then spins a lightweight 3-ply yarn that you’ll love.
The Charles Pullover includes all our favorite things: tweedy yarn and a turtleneck; cables and saddle sleeves. It’s a fast knit in Arranmore from The Fibre Co. (distributed by Kelbourne Woolens); the blend of wool, silk and cashmere creates a lightweight but warm fabric. It comes in 20 colors.
Michele updated the professorial cardigan in her Frederick Pullover with bold cables and a deep V-neck. She stayed with natural-colored yarn for classic appeal, but chose yarn with a special twist: Universal Yarn’s Deluxe Worsted Naturals blends fleeces for 5 extraordinary undyed colors.
The Julian Shawl breathes new life into the lace shawl, with rippling organic motifs that you’ll find simple to knit. Then style this simple triangular wrap any way you please(LINK: https://www.interweave.com/article/knitting/crescent-shawl-styling/) for all occasions and outfits. Reinvent Too, from Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts, knits and blocks like a dream and comes in over 120 stunning colors.
The Lawrence Pullover will keep you warm and stylish on the coldest of days with bulky ribbing at the neckline, arms, and hem. Pick your favorite color of Lamb’s Pride Bulky from Brown Sheep Company—with 102 colors to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect shade.
Whip up the Morgan Hat for yourself or a friend; it’s an incredibly quick project with a bold texture. Michele chose Tahki Yarns’s wool roving Montana, which has great stitch definition and comes in 6 natural colors.
Lattice cables take over on the Theodore Cowl. HiKoo’s Simplinatural (distributed by Skacel) makes a cushy, soft fabric of baby alpaca, fine merino wool, and mulberry silk. Cables will pop in any of its 21 colors.
The James Cardigan complements all styles, ages, and body types with its timeless cable motifs and lightweight, luxurious fabric. Michele chose Silkroad Aran Tweed, from Jo Sharp (distributed by Kingfisher Yarn & Fibre), for its rich blend of wool, silk, and cashmere. It comes in 19 colors.
Lace patterning in a bulky yarn. Blocks of color. Playful fringe. The Oliver Scarf has it all. It works up fast in Chill, from Sugar Bush Yarns, a single-ply 100% superwash merino with a soft hand and fantastic stitch definition that comes in 35 colors.
Take a look at every piece in this new collection here. Make it yours.
Assistant Editor, Wool Studio