KIT #1 — STILLHOUSE VEST (to knit)
You (or your lucky recipient) are guaranteed to stay toasty warm this holiday season in Stillhouse, a cozy vest with a distinctive, eye-catching cabled front and deep-ribbed cowl. Classic and modern at the same time, with its bold lines and shorter length, it'll keep you comfortable when you're out-of-doors but not too hot when you come inside.
Designer Thea Colman of Baby Cocktails fame named her creation after a distillery she visited in Green Point, Brooklyn: "I loved the name, the whisky, and the cocktails at this place, and it was a hip, modern joint in a historic part of Brooklyn—which seemed perfect for these cables," she explains. Suggested needle sizes: US 10 & 10-1/2.
You'll knit your vest using Ella Rae Elegant Tweed, a gorgeous yarn that's brand new to our shop. A bulky blend of alpaca, wool, silk, and synthetic fibers, its both elegant and rustic, with its multicolor wooly nubs — and it's available in an array of colorways that bring to mind crisp weather and falling leaves (240yds/ball).
Kit includes printed pattern for $7.00 and Elegant Tweed at a one-week only discounted price of $17.43 each, plus sales tax (depending on size, vest requires 700–1,100 yds). To purchase your kit, visit the shop or call 530-642-2270 today!
KIT #2 — LARA COWL (to knit)
You may recognize the cute hat—it was a Past Kit of the Week (Sept. 21). This time we're featuring the matching cowl, also named Lara after designer Kristel Nieves's beautiful niece. Like the hat, it's a three-round repeat pattern that knits up in a jiffy. Suggested needle size: US 17 (24").
As she did with her hat, Merchandising Manager Linda Schumacher used Malabrigo Rasta in her shop sample (above). Rasta is 100% premium merino wool from Uruguay that comes in a wide range of multicolors and semisolids. Linda reports the shop just received a large shipment, a sampling of which is shown below (90yds/hank).
Kit includes printed pattern plus two hanks of Rasta (one each of two colors) at a one-week discounted price of just $43.10, plus sales tax. To purchase your kit, visit the shop or call 530-642-2270 today!