Weekly Fave! A Delicate Summer Wrap

What a stunning design from Julie Hoover! The Terrace is an intriguing, complicated looking wrap, yet simple, knit in a rib pattern broken up with a lace detail. The delicate, airy feel is achieved with lace weight yarn. A lengthy work, but little skill required to achieve this versatile wrap you’ll enjoy for years to…

Weekly Fave! 3 Versions of a Popular Accessory

Julie Hoover is one of my favorite knitwear designers. Her latest work is a simple, but beautiful shawl adorned with lace detail. The great news is the pattern comes with two other versions, a scarf and a cozy wrap.  Simple design, well done with quality yarn is the ultimate, classic luxury.

Weekly Fave! A Breezy Summer Tank

Julie Hoover is one of my favorite knitwear designers. Her Sayer Tank designed for Purl Soho is a versatile A-line shape, yet classy style for warm weather fun. With two different necklines, a V-neck and a crew, you can reverse the back and front. It’s knit in Cattail Silk, a 100% nubby silk, spun in…

Weekly Fave!

Either you love or hate wearing a turtleneck sweater. I’ve never been a fan of a turtleneck with a close fitting collar. I prefer a mock or loose style. The above are classic picks by Fringe Association. I particularly like the bottom sweater, a ribbed raglan titled Hudson by Julie Hoover, one of my favorite designers. Click here to…

Weekly Fave!

I love the classic thermal Henley shirt. It is usually collarless with a placket beneath a round neckline, and sewn in a waffle weave knit fabric. I found two examples of sweaters knit in the Henley style with a few twists; one for women (Interweave Knits, by Heather Zoppetti), and one for men (Sawyer by…

Weekly Fave!

I’ve found some amazing knitting projects from the designer Julie Hoover, who also happens to be one of the pattern designers behind the Brooklyn Tweed label. The Crosby above is one of her designs for Brooklyn Tweed. I love the classic Henley style with the addition of cables.