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Amy’s Thread: Trend Spotting

Knitted dresses and skirts are back! Handknitted dresses and skirts aren't really a new trend. Skirts and dresses were popular knitting project in the 1930s-1950s. Women knitted themselves spectacular suits in silk or wool bouclé on fine gauge needles. In the 1960s  and 70s the trend went with chunkier, quicker knits in the form of shift dress… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Trend Spotting

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Amy’s Thread: What to Knit Next: Fringe

Forecasting fringe was one of the recurring themes for Spring 2o14 fashion on the runway and style blogs. The trend continues for Fall 2014:   Emily has this fashion moment covered in booklet #347 Nomad, part of our new collection for Fall/Winter '14. She composed this collection with layers of shimmery, tonal, variegated yarns in a fun mix of weights and… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: What to Knit Next: Fringe