Treescape Hat Beanie back

Treescape Hat

Lindsay Lewchuk2023 New Releases, Announcements, Head, How-to Videos, Joy of Knitting (2023 theme), Patterns Leave a Comment

For a day in the sun and cold, is there any place where functional fashion is more important than in a “beat the cold” hat?  Treescape Hat overlays gorgeous lace trees on a silky background.  The inner hat knit in your favorite “beat the cold” fiber, shown in temperature-regulating silk, keeps the noggin cozy while the outer hat brings the delights of life in the woodlands.  Styles include both a slouchy and a beanie! The tech edited and test knit intermediate level pattern is fully written and charted with 3 how-to videos. $12.00 Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion Sizes:  S (M, L, XL) to fit head circumferences of 19 (20, 21, 22)”/ 48 (51, 53.5, 56)cm …

Tweedy Chic main photo with sun glare

Tweedy Chic

Lindsay Lewchuk2023 New Releases, Announcements, Garments, How-to Videos, Joy of Knitting (2023 theme) Leave a Comment

Cozy up in style with Tweedy Chic!  A beautiful accent highlights the neckline on this fall to winter weight sweater.  Create that tweed look with one strand of fingering weight (shown in silk) and one strand of worsted weight (shown in cotton) held together.  Perfect with leggings; the longer-in-back-shorter-in-front hem sports a surprising accent.  Hike the Outer Hebrides in warmth or ice skate in Central Park in New York style. The tech edited and test knit easy (not beginner) level pattern is fully written.  The pattern includes a schematic and how-to stitch video for the kfyof.  $18.00 Now available on KC! Note: KnitCompanion sets their own prices. Sizes: To Fit Busts: 32”/ 81.5cm (36”/ 91.5cm, 38”/ 96.5cm, 42”/ 106.5cm, 46”/ 117cm, …

On the Silver Screen wrap sweater

On the Silver Screen

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Lights, camera, action!  With On the Silver Screen, you’ll take center stage as knitters’ “ooh” and “aah” over your skillful stitches.  Beautiful cables and lace adorn the wrap tie while the Stockinette stitch body unveils surprise twisted stitches.  From the Technicolor: Movie Night collaboration theme, the design highlights the transitional period in movies when black and white film upgraded to full color.  The plot twist is finally revealed as the body of On the Silver Screen highlights the former, while the On the Set scarf boldly introduces color.  The tech edited and test knit advanced level pattern is fully written with the lace / cable section both written and charted.  The pattern includes photo tutorials, schematics, diagrams, and a how-to …

Photo by Christine Guest. Modeled by Kari Guest.

Silvia of ELF Release 3 in Technicolor Movie Night

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Christine Guest is the most creative pattern engineer I’ve come across.  She dedicates swatch after swatch to engineering new techniques and refining old ones.  Whenever I have a sticky situation in a pattern, I know she’ll have a solution I’ve not thought of!  So it is with great excitement that I introduce Silvia of ELF, the third release in the Technicolor: Movie Night collection, to you today. If you have Technicolor: Matinee, you’ll have the pattern Silvia Needs a Bag.  But just what could Silvia need a bag for?  Buttons galore! Because she is so humble, you won’t hear the depths of her involvement from her, but I loved her process of creation for this collection.  Not only did Christine …

Calla Lily shawl by Carol Herman Knit Equals Joy. Photo by Wild Knits Salem.

Technicolor Movie Night Release 2 Calla Lily Wrap

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The second design by Knit Equals Joy (Carol Herman) is Calla Lily Wrap.  This beautiful shawl is simply elegant with an elegant accent edge in one of our stitch patterns and simple garter for the body. What I love most is the shape – a perfect curve along a structured triangle! Buy your copy today here on Payhip – https://payhip.com/b/g5IKC Or Ravelry – https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/technicolor-movie-night Technicolor: Movie Night includes 2 patterns from each of the following 4 designers – Carol Herman of Knit Equals Joy, Christine Guest of Christine Guest Designs, Sue McCain, and yours truly. Each week (starting the 17th due to a Ravelry hiccup), the price of the pattern will increase.  However, regardless of when you purchase, you’ll receive …

Hollywood and Vine by Carol Herman Knit Equals Joy. Photo by Elizabeth Zimmerman of Western Rose Studios.

Technicolor Movie Night Premier

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The house lights dim, the flicker on the screen begins, grab your knitting needles for some fantastic feature knits!  The wait is over, the sequel to Technicolor: Matinee is now available… introducing Technicolor: Movie Night! This 4-designer collection spins the plotline of what happens when you give a handful of designers the exact same stitches with the theme of movies.  How does each one interpret the prompt?  How does something so simple of a stitch pattern (or two) take on so many different storylines? Debuting first is Carol Herman of Knit Equals Joy Hollywood and Vine.  This “snuggle up with popcorn and your sweetie sized shawl” featuring exquisite lace and beautiful cables. Check out a closeup for my favorite feature …

Tweedy Toppers glamor shot with sunset

Tweedy Toppers

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Boldly shout with joy from the top of your boot cuffs, “Fall is here,” with Tweedy Toppers.  Perfect for falling temperatures as these toppers have a secret – fashion on the outside and warm functionality on the inside.  Keep your calves snuggly warm with the surprise of interior ribbing.  Create your own faux tweed by holding two fibers together.  The tech edited and test knit intermediate level pattern is fully written with a diagram and how-to video for starting the hidden interior ribbing. $10.00 Now available on KC! Note: KnitCompanion sets their own prices. Sizes: S (M, L, XL) to fit calf circumference of 12”/ 30.5cm (14”/ 35.5cm, 16”/ 40.5cm, 18”/ 46cm) with 1”/ 2.5cm of positive ease. Finished Measurements: …

Color Cascade asymmetrical brioche shawl right side showing

Color Cascade

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Easy brioche streams fluidly over your stitches as the two colors cascade into a cheerful asymmetrical shawl in Color Cascade.  Use highly contrasting colors for an epic surge as bold as Niagara Falls or low contrasting colors for a calm pastoral environment found at bottom of gentle falls.  Choose your flow – use the simple brioche pattern throughout or end with the optional decorative edge. The easy (not beginner) tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted.  Check out the Knit Eco Chic blog for how-to videos for the setup and 3 stitch tutorials. $12.00 Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion Finished Measurements:76”/ 193cm wingspan by 18”/ 45.5cm deep Materials:4 skeins eco DK weight …

Garden Buzz close up

Garden Buzz

Lindsay Lewchuk2023 New Releases, Announcements, How-to Videos, Joy of Knitting (2023 theme), Shawls

Captivate knitters like bees to flowers, with exciting dip stitches and budding bobbles.  From Wallflowers to Dahlias, be the buzz of the garden party in Garden Buzz.   Watch as the flowers bloom with blocking in this easy rectangular wrap.  As versatile as the array of flowers in the garden, style your Garden Buzz shawl to enhance your summer wear. The tech edited and test knit easy (not beginner) level pattern is fully written and charted.  2 quick stitch tutorials accompany the design on the Knit Eco Chic blog. $12.00 Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion Finished Measurements: 60”/ 154.5cm (75”/ 190.5cm) long by 11.5”/ 29cm wide Materials: 2 (3) skeins DK weight yarn Sample shown in LeRoo …

Diamond Discovery full design

Diamond Discovery

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Discover the joy of knitting texture from cast on to bind off in Diamond Discovery.   Nestled between cables these hidden gems of playful stitches are certain to dazzle.  This quick knit beautifies your fall through spring wardrobe when the days threaten an icy chill and call for a little extra warmth. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted with two mini video tutorials. $7.00 Please note: price on knitCompanion is set by knitCompanion Finished Measurements:18”/ 46cm (24”/ 61cm) around 8.5”/ 21.5cm tall Materials:1 skein Cestari Monticello DK, shown in Pewter (size 18”/ 46cm) Skein info: 75% Cotton & 25% Imported French Linen; 250yd / 228.6m per 100g/ 3.53oz Sample weights: 70g/ 2.47oz (94g/ 3.32oz)US 5/ …