UPDATE Many of the Moonshine Patterns are now available as digital downloads on our website! See all the Moonshine patterns you can buy right now!

Can you believe it’s time to introduce our Spring/Summer 2013 yarns and collections already? Me neither! I swear to God, it was just Christmas ten minutes ago. Time marches on, I guess…

I am awfully excited to tell you about our new yarn for Spring called Moonshine. Moonshine is 40% Wool, 40% Alpaca, 20% Silk and it is just a dream to knit with. The colors are lovely as well.Juniper Moon Farm's Moonshine, available at Haus of Yarn.

This pic was taken by Haus of Yarn in Nashville, TN.

Moonshine Cover

Moonshine Collection on Ravelry

Designed by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud

Ruth Garcia-Alcantud grew up amongst seamstresses, tailoring and fashion. Her self-published line is celebrated for its extensive sizing and flattering use of figure. She has been published inVogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Twist Collective and several European magazines.

When not designing, writing or teaching online, Ruth can be found practicing her photography skills and cooking up a storm. She lives in the UK with her husband.


Moonshine Carme FRONT DETAIL

Carme Top
Knitter: Sarah Lebel Van Vugt
Model: Emily Karasz


Mathilde Hat
Knitter: Debbie Palmer
Model: Anna Pohl

Eugenia Capelet HERO-Optimized

Eugenia Capelet
Knitter: Jennifer Britton
Model: Lauria Kincaid

Iocaste HERO-Optimized

Iocaste Top
Knitter: Helen Elston
Model: Erin O’Donnell


Amalthea Cowl
Knitter: Jen Elliott
Model: Cris Ferguson

Dione HERO-Optimized

Dione Top
Knitter: Gina Assetta
Model: Emily Karasz

Lysithea HERO-Optimized

Lysithea Scarf
Knitter: Jessica Nelson
Model: Paul Karasz


Elara Kimono
Knitter: Krysta Harty
Model: Anna Pohl

Galatea HERO-Optimized

Galatea Wrap
Knitter: Jennifer Cox
Model: Emily Karasz

Anthe Hero

Anthe Shawl
Knitter: Lisa Stockebrand
Model: Amy Karasz

Calliope Vest HERO

Calliope Vest
Knitter: Marci Levine Bloch
Model: Erin O’Donnell

Calista Laugh

Calista Top
Knitter: Sue Isenhart
Model: Sirra Stone

Moonshine Ida Mitts HERO

Ida Mitts
Knitter: Jennifer Bohlig
Model: Anna Pohl

Pheobe HERO-Optimized

Phoebe Cardigan
Knitter: Deb Boyken
Model: Emily Karasz

IMPORTANT UPDATE: I think I may have buried the headline here! To find a store near you that carries Moonshine and collection of patterns created for it by the amazing Ruth Garcia-Alcantud, go to KFI’s website, click the “find a store” button,  enter your zip code, and select “Juniper Moon Farm” from the drop down list.

We’re so excited about Moonshine that we’re hosting a giveaway. Just leave a comment on this post telling me what you would like to knit first from the Moonshine collection and you will be entered to win three skeins of this glorious yarn. We’ll choose 5 winners at random on March 5th. Extra points for pinning on Pinterest and queueing the patterns on Ravelry.

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