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Pattern Inspiration: Masquerade

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Feathers have been used in clothing design for decades: from the Victorian rush on hats that inspired the Audubon Society’s formation, to the beautiful and intricate ceremonial work of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. Whether used for costume, ceremony, or everyday wear, humans have always been drawn to the beauty of bird’s plumage. 

‘Masquerade’ by Katya Novikova requires no actual...

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Pattern Inspiration: Alpine Legwarmers

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The perfect pattern for all crochet skill levels, Ashlea Konecny’s ‘Alpine Legwarmers’ use every inch of this month’s delightful Knitologie Worsted yarn. Showcased here in the Chill Out selection this month, Kestrel, we love how the post stitches show off the squishiness of this delightful 100% Superwash Merino wool. Your legs will be warm and well-dressed for Fall in these cozy legwarmers. Grab...

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Pattern Inspiration: After Show Slippers

After a day of excitement at the circus slip your feet into these crochet gems. Demetra Bogri brings us a comfortable, eye-catching design with these slippers.

What a perfect pairing with the color way Starlight, 399 yards of fingering weight with a touch of sparkle. This variegated navy, white and indigo yarn is dyed on our Knitologie Sparkling Sock. Appreciate how the pattern’s design hugs our...

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Pattern Inspiration: Risley Cowl

Light Up, this month’s “Energize Me” color, certainly lives up to its name! Katie Clary’s Risley cowl is the perfect pattern to start this month’s show.

Like the traditional red of the circus Ringmaster’s coat, this cowl will draw everyone’s attention when you enter the room. This fun crochet pattern provides both visual and stitch interest that will capture your attention from beginning to end....

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July 2019 Membership Crate Reveal

Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages, we’d like to welcome you to step right up and visit a beautiful, vintage-inspired Circus for this month’s KnitCrate themes. It’s finally July and we’re excited to share the glitz, glamour and glitter of this month’s theme, Circus Circus.

This theme is special since it was developed in coordination with KnitCrate member AwkwardKatalyst, who won our So...

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June 2019 Membership Crate Reveal

It’s June already, and we have a great crate planned to send you! This month’s theme is Calico and is inspired by soft florals, tiny posies, clover and patchwork quilts (with a KnitCrate twist, of course!)

We’ve designed a brand new yarn for you to try in this crate, Aloftis a 48% Merino Wool, 32% Organic Pima Cotton, and 20% Baby Alpaca blend that is chainette-plied, meaning that each strand is...

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Inspiration: Wavelength Cowl

“When I opened the box and saw the colors I gasped!” Malabrigo colors take your breath away – Wow! I knew this yarn had to go around my neck. “ Julie could not have been more right. Malabrigo colors are physics in motion! The unique dye process creates periodic waves of color that move with such vibrancy demanding a design that will highlight this months yarn special qualities.

Wavelength captures...

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Inspiration: Honeycomb

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From Designer Bonnie Barker (Bonnie Bay Crochet):

Once I discovered finer, sock-weight yarns, Ive enjoyed crocheting accent scarves. This asymmetrical scarf features my technique of making the Large Honeycomb Cable along the edge, trimmed using post ribbing. By using this lovely, lighter weight yarn, the crocheted cable takes on a beautifully elegant appearance. I rarely leave the house in the Fall...

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Inspiration: Honeycomb

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From Designer Bonnie Barker (Bonnie Bay Crochet): 

Once I discovered finer, sock-weight yarns, I’ve enjoyed crocheting accent scarves. This asymmetrical scarf features my technique of making the Large Honeycomb Cable along the edge, trimmed using post ribbing. By using this lovely, lighter weight yarn, the crocheted cable takes on a beautifully elegant appearance. I rarely leave the house in the...

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Inspiration: Solennelle

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From designer Kendall Timko:

I wasnt too sure about this colorway at first, but as a little shawlette, its turned out fine! I can see this tucked into a navy peacoat, a quick way to brighten a winter day on the edge of Spring.

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This crochet pattern is designed for 1 skein of our Knitologie Sheen from the March 2019 Knitcrate Membership Crate!

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