Trending in the Fiber World

Did you know that you can sort pattern search results on Ravelry by their popularity or by what’s “hot right now”? I frequently click on the Top 20 patterns to see the latest trends in the knitting word. I thought it would be fun to share some patterns that have been recently spotted in the top 20 over the last few weeks.

First up….Color Affection by Veera Valimaki:

photo from ravelry project page

Color Affection was released in December and already has over 1,400 projects!! Endless amounts of garter make for easy knitting, but color changes and short rows keep things interesting. Color Affection is available at Stash through the ravelry in-store pattern sales.

Veera keeps churning out gorgeous designs (making my queue grow larger by the day) and Something Silver is another gorgeous and wearable design.

 photo from ravlery project page

Something Silver would be a great transitional piece for the cool spring weather we’ve been having! I think it would look fantastic in one of the bright Knitted Wit DK colors. Something Silver is available at Stash through the in-store pattern sales.

Another sweater that would be a great layering piece for spring and for those cool summer nights is Flaming June from the most recent Knitty publication.

photo from knitty.com

Flaming June is knit in fingering-weight yarn and would look fantastic in two of the many colors of Shibui Sock we have at Stash!

This time of year always has me searching for short-sleeved cardigan patterns to wear with summer dress, and I love Cecily Glowik MacDonald’s newest pattern, Floating.

photo from ravelry pattern page

Floating is knit with laceweight yarn on larger needles and looks like it would be the perfect weight for a summer knit! This pattern is available through the in-store pattern sale feature at Stash!

And to continue on the “sweater to wear with a cute dress” theme:  Miss Jane by Georgie Hallam

 photo from ravelry pattern page

Miss Jane has an interesting construction, but doesn’t look too difficult. The top of the sweater is knit side-to-side and the eyelet pattern and body of the sweater is knit the conventional direction. Miss Jane would look fantastic in one of the saturated Baah! Sonoma colors! Also available at Stash through in-store pattern sales.

I guess I better get knitting so I can make all these lovely designs in the near future!

Happy Crafting!

Stash Enhancer Liz 

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2 responses to “Trending in the Fiber World

  1. I want to knit them all!

  2. Pingback: Trending in the Fiber World: Kids Edition | Stash

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