This adorable little dress is the perfect gift for any little girl. It comes in sizes from 6mohts to 12 years, and is made with Quince & Co Kestrel (ON SALE NOW), which is nice and cool for warmer weather and is of course machine washable.
To fit: 6(12, 18) months and 2(4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years
- Quince & Co Kestrel: 3 to 7 skeins (see pattern for details)
- 5.5mm/US9 needles (see pattern for details)
- Tapestry/darning needle
Cullum is a tee is light, breezy top knitted in Quince & Co Sparrow. The simple lacy details at neck and hem give it a bit of elegance and interest, and the easy fit works with everything in your wardrobe. The classic black colour the designer chose is nice, but I think everyone looks prettier and feels happier in COLOUR, whether it’s muted or brighter.
- finished bust: 34¾ (36¾, 38¾, 40¾, 44¾, 48¾, 50¾)” or 88.5 (93.5, 98.5, 103.5, 113.5, 124, 129) cm
- shown in size 36¾“(93.5 cm) with 2¾”(7 cm) positive ease
I love this sweater; it’s simple, casual, and pretty. Plus the construction is roomy with lots of positive ease, so it’ll look great on a variety of body shapes. Gilead is made with cool & comfortable Quince & Co Sparrow. I like it in black, but I think it could be even lovelier in a less severe colour, like Truffle or Sea Salt, or a brighter colour like Citron.
- finished bust: 37½ (41, 44½, 48, 50, 53½, 57, 61¼)” or 95.5 (104, 113, 122, 127, 136, 145, 155.5) cm
- shown in size 41” (104 cm) with 7” (18 cm) positive ease
- Quince & Co Sparrow: 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins
- 3.75 mm/US5 – 24” circular needle
- 3.75mm/US5 double pointed needles
- Tapestry needle
If you’re looking for a little bit more interest in your summer knitting, Bolan might be for you. Made with soft, cool, washable Quince & Co Sparrow it’ll definitely become a wardrobe favourite. Part of the interest is created by the new marled colourways (see below), which create a depth of colour and a little bit of texture.
- Finished Bust: 43 (48½, 54, 59½, 65, 70½)” or 109 (123, 137, 151, 165, 179) cm
- Shown in size 48½“ / 123 cm on a 33” / 84 cm, 5’ 9” / 175.5 cm tall model (15½” / 39.5 cm positive ease)
Simple, elegant and pretty are all things I appreciate in a garment and a project, and I think Miranda ticks all the boxes. I like the oblong shaping (which always fits so well), the simple lace, and the use of basic garter stitch to create texture and visual interest. I like that it’s simple enough to look like it *could* have come from a store, but it’s sophisticated enough that you’d never find anything like it for sale commercially. I also like that it’s great for transitional seasons since it’s made with Quince & Co Sparrow linen. Plus, it only takes 4 skeins, so it isn’t going to become your life’s work (which is ok by me in the summer).
- 78″ [198 cm] wingspan and 12″(30.5 cm) deep at center
A simple, linen summer tee like Linum will become a staple in your summer wardrobe! If you’ve been in the store you know that Quince & Co Sparrow has practically become my summer uniform – I ADORE wearing my Gillespie so much I’m going to make another. Many people don’t bother making a summer garment because the season is short (only about 4 months around here it is). I think this is closing yourself off from opportunity, especially since our summer wardrobes are usually smaller and we tend to get a lot of wear out of what is in it. Plus, by the time you’re tired of wearing your summer knit the season is over! Over the years I’ve come up with a few key components to a great summer knit:
- Choose a type of garment you actually wear. If you don’t wear commercial long sleeve cardies in the summer, you’re probably not going to wear one that you’ve knit, no matter how sexy the yarn is.
- Choose a textile that feels cool and comfortable AFTER it is blocked. If you want to know what it’s going to be like, feel or try on a store sample.
- In sweaty weather, machine washability isn’t necessary but it is an asset.
- Choose a silhouette that flatters your body. If you want to learn more about what works for your shape I suggest you check out Knit to Flatter by Amy Herzog, I learned a lot from her – the photography exercise was especially helpful. You can buy it online or look for it from your local library.
- finished bust: 38 (43, 48, 53, 58, 63 1/4)”
- shown in size 38″
- intended to be worn with positive ease
- Quince & Co Sparrow: 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins
- 3.75 mm/US5 – 32” circular needle
- 4mm/US6 – 32”circular needle
- 4mm/US6 – 32”double-pointed needles
- Stitch markers
- Stitch holders
- 4mm/US6 or smaller needle
- Tapestry needle
- Pattern: available as a download, or check your local library for digital availability (I know we have access in Toronto)
This oversized top is a quick, easy knit, in soft & comfortable Quince & Co Kestrel (ON SALE NOW). It’s casual and easy to wear, just throw it over a tank or a cami and you’re good to go! Kestrel is machine wash and dryable, very easy to knit with and wear.
Linen is VERY STRETCHY, especially at this tension, and I suggest you look closely at the size measurements and go down a size (or go down a needle size). The garment is designed quite oversized and I think there is a lot of flexibility in choosing a size, depending on how you want it to look. This can be a real plus, you may not need to buy as much yarn if you’re normally a medium/large/extra large!
- 54 (60¾, 66, 72¾)” [137 (154.5, 167.5, 185) cm] bust circumference
- Shown in 54” / 137 cm on a 34” / 86.5 cm, 5’8” / 172.5 cm tall model with 20” / 51 cm positive ease.
- Designed to be worn with 16-24” / 40-60 cm positive ease.
We have 6 or more skeins left in the colours pictured above, but don’t wait too long because the yarn is on sale now and won’t last long!
My friend Dawn was looking to take advantage of our summer sale and made a summer sweater, so I pulled together a Ravelry search for her and when she came across Davis she kind of made a swooning sound. I figured if it was swoonable for her, everyone should eyeball it. It’s an oversized pullover, which means it’ll have lots of room to move and lots of casual elegance. It’s made with Quince & Co Kestrel, a gorgeous chunky weight, 100% organic linen tape – one of my favourite summer yarns because it’s easy to knit with, works up fast, and washes and wears extremely easily. Plus, it’s ON SALE NOW!
- Finished bust: 41½ (44¾, 48, 51¼, 54½, 57½, 60¾)” [105.5 (113.5, 122, 130, 138.5, 146, 154.5) cm]
- shown in size 44¾” [113.5 cm] with approx 11″ [28 cm] positive ease
We currently have the following colours in stock in sufficient quantities (depending on size desired):
- Aegean 511 (lot 2)
- Ash 515 (lot 20)
- Bordeaux 520 (lot 1)
- Pebble 504 (lot 20)
- Senza 500 (lot 6)
- Terrapin 523 (light khaki green, lot 1)
- Wave 516 (lot 2)
I just finished this little cardie for myself, and I think it worked out really nicely! It’s a simple, top-down cardie made with Quince & Co Kestrel (ON SALE ALL JULY). The colour is ‘Senza’, an ecru. I modified the pattern and made it cropped, so I only used 6 skeins instead of 8. I also made one size smaller than I would normally wear (all the details are in my Ravelry Notes). You’ll probably see me wearing it around the store very soon, I think it’s going to become a summer wardrobe staple.
Sandshore is a great project to take to and wear at the cottage! It’s a quick, seamless cardigan worked from the top down. It’s designed with Quince and Co. Kestrel, which knits up quickly and easily on big needles (6.5mm.US10.5). Kestrel is very stretchy, especially at this tension, you can definitely go down a size (or two).
Bust Circumference: 31 [35, 39, 43, 47]’’, including 1.5 [2, 2.5, 3, 3.5]’’ of open space between front edges.