pairing with willet

August is here, but summer is far from over. Though many of us are already dreaming ahead to fall projects, present temps still call for something light and, likely, non-wooly. Our Cleaner Cotton™ Willet is just the thing. 

We've gathered a selection of patterns that will pair well with Willet without too much in the way of modifications—scarves, lightweight tops and cardigans, baby items. These will use approximately the same needle size to achieve gauge needed, and with about the same yardage as the original yarn. 

We think textural stitch patterns in Caden or Stockard would show beautifully in cotton, and we're curious to see what kinds of color combinations are possible in a striped project like Rayures or Pomaika'i—Willet's palette opens up an entirely new world of choices.

An important tip when substituting Willet for these patterns: You'll want to follow the total yardage, rather than number of skeins. For example, Scarf Squared (shown below) calls for 2 skeins of Chickadee (181 yards per skein; 362 yards total); since Willet is 160 yards per skein, you'll need 3 skeins to cover the yardage requirements. When in doubt, you can always contact us if you need help determining the number of skeins you'll need for your substitution.

Scarf Squared by Pam Allen

Caden by Kyle Kunnecke

Rayures by Amy Miller

Saco Stripes by Pam Allen

Pomaika'i by Melissa Schoenwether

Aynia by Cecily Glowik MacDonald

Stockard by Cecily Glowik MacDonald

Brise by Hannah Fettig

Mia Cardi by Carrie Bostick Hoge

Spring Jumper & Beret by Hannah Fettig

Asaka Pullover by Carrie Bostick Hoge

Willet Cleaner Cotton™


And let's not forget our two newest patterns: Little Willet, and Baby Kelpie.

So, tell us: What will you be knitting with Willet?



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