Designer Knitting – Early Winter 2015 (issue 55)
WELCOME TO MY LABORATORY
Irish designer Kieren Foley generates serious chemistry.
The novelist/designer knits up a happy life.
Knitting with unspun Icelandic Plötulöpi wool.
PUT A BEAD ON IT
Elegantly subtle or all-out dazzling, beaded embellishments add dimension to knitted fabrics.
A CONVERSATION WITH LAURA NELKIN
Karin Strom chats with the bead queen.
THE BEAD GOES ON
Comfort and opulence meet in a timeless pairing of knits and beads.
Resplendent in red, shawls and wraps are an excellent accent to holiday attire.
BLANKET DESIGN COMPETITION
Meet the winners of the Mohair South Africa/Vogue Knitting WARMTH OF MOHAIR blanket design contest.
ON NEUTRAL GROUND
Relax into a palette of creamy beiges and tawny browns—all the better to flaunt hand-knit patterning.
Upscale knits are scaling up in bulky yarns.
BY THE CHIMNEY WITH CARE
Share some holiday bliss. Fill this stocking with treats or hang it up for all to see.