UPDATE: These patterns are now available online! Find them in our shop.
We know that you’ve been eagerly awaiting the next collection release and we just couldn’t wait a minute longer to be able to tell you about the new patterns that Anniken Allis has thought up for Sabine. But first, a recap on the yarn in case you’ve forgotten what it is, or are new to JMF.
We love Sabine so much, because it feels so nice to knit with (due it its blend of Royal Llama, Merino and Cotton). Because of its subtle tweediness. Because it is really a year round yarn in most of the world. And, last but not least, because it’s named after Susan’s sweet dog, Sabine. This season we’re introduction five new colors to the palate.
Anniken Allis is a Norwegian designer who has lived in England for the last 23 years. She has been regularly published in several British magazines as well as Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Debbie Bliss Magazine, Verena (German magazine) and Knitty.com. She’s regularly published patterns for other yarn companies and has contributed to two books, Classic Elite: Shawls, Wraps, & Scarves and the Scrumptious Collection Volume 2. Anniken’s passion is lace knitting and she is considered one of the UK’s leading lace designers, although her designs also feature a variety of techniques including cables, and fair isle.
The Touch of Lace Collection features four designs which celebrate the summer heat. Each pattern features a different lace motif combined with classic stockinette sections. Knitters everywhere will love the combination of the soft, subtly tweedy Sabine yarn with Anniken’s on-trend designs.
Please take a peak at our look book!
Where to Get It
You can find the patterns and yarn at retailers across the US by visiting our distributor Knitting Fever and using their store locator for a store near you. Those in Canada can visit our Canadian distributor Diamond Yarn. The patterns are sold as leaflets with as many pictures as we could cram in the limited space, schematics and charts (where applicable), as well as written directions.
We have a number of our older collection of Sabine patterns available as digital downloads in our shop.
To celebrate the pattern launch, we’re giving away two hanks of Sabine in color #19 Biscuit.
To enter, please go to Ravelry and favorite or queue at least one of The Touch of Lace Collection patterns, then come back here and leave a comment telling us which one your favorite is. If you post about this on facebook, tweet the contest link, or pin a pattern, you can comment again for an additional entry. Entries open through Tuesday the 11th with the winner announced on Wednesday the 12th here on the blog.
We wouldn’t be able to produce these patterns and yarn lines without the tireless efforts of those who support us.
Our models: Emily Karasz, Maddie Dreher, and Gabrielle Cruz
Our photography support crew: Tanya Brooks, Cris Ferguson, Amy Karasz and family, Ann McClure, Lisa Richey
Jen Fariello for allowing us to use her studio during the polar vortex 2014
Our one-of-a-kind tech editor: Alison Green
Pattern Leaflets Graphic Designer: Jonas Estevan
Look Book Graphic Designer: Michelle Lukezic
The staff at our yarn distributor Knitting Fever Inc
Our patient and detail-oriented sample knitters: Carolyn Cardenas, Nancy Lewis, Christina Williamson, Jennie Bowling