A collection of 5 shawls in our soft Owl, 50% American wool, 50% alpaca yarn, designed by German knitwear designer, Melanie Berg. We love the natural palette she chose for this collection, all using simple stitch patterns and color changes, while keeping the knitting interesting.
Japanese-based Amirisu magazine brings us page after page of inspiration with Issue 12 - Winter 2017. This issue pays tribute to Iceland, and includes travel logs and beautiful photos from local yarn shops and picturesque landscapes. Our lux bird Phoebe is featured in the beautiful Gullfoss pullover designed by Rie. All eight patterns in this issue are lovely, sure to keep the knitter cozy as we fade into deep winter.
Issue 12 - Winter 2017
6.5" x 9.5", 98 pages
A collection of 4 gansey-inspired pieces, designed by Bristol Ivy.
Featuring 4 wool projects:
Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting brings us Baby Botanicals: Five Botanically-Inspired Sweaters for Little Ones—pint-sized versions of the popular women's sweater patterns from the designer's previous books, Botanical Knits and Botanical Knits 2.
Among the designs, sized from ages 6 months to 12 years, are two sweet sweater patterns in Quince yarns: Little Buds, a cardigan in Chickadee, and Twiggy, in wool/silk Tern. All patterns are provided in both charted and written instructions.
8.5" x 11", 40 pages
published by NNK Press
printed in the USA
Basics for Babe is a collection of 4 simple knitting patterns for baby
Available in pdf, pdf and print book bundle, or kit! Choose which from the drop down menu below. Kit includes:
9½" [24 cm] tall when standing, 6½" [16.5 cm] body circumference, 3" [7.5 cm] arm length, and 4½" [11.5 cm] leg length
chickadee / 1 skein each: carrie's yellow 125 (doll) / egret 101 (doll and sweater) / pea coat 110 (doll) / iceland 153 (doll and sweater) / twig 119 (doll and puppy) / winesap 133 (hat, sweater and leash) / river 107 (pants)
set dpns in size US 3 [3.25 mm] / for sweater: set dpns in size US 5 [3.75 mm]
6½ sts = 1" [2.5 cm] inch in stockinette stitch / for sweater: 5½ sts = 1" [2.5 cm] inch in stockinette stitch
Doll is knitted in the round from head to toe. Pattern includes instructions for boy doll, hat, sweater, pants, dog, and leash.
Long-tail and backward loop cast on (link provided), increasing, decreasing, working in the round, Kitchener stitch (link provided), picking up sts, duplicate stitch, whipstitch, i-cord (instructions included).
9"x6", 32 pages
A set of essential hats, designed by Mari Lynn Patrick. From light transitional Tern to cushy Osprey, these hats will get you through the cooler months.
Crochet, book one 5 crochet patterns by Rebecca Velasquez
Five crochet patterns from Crochet Week 2016. Includes 5 individual patterns--a new pattern will be revealed each day, Monday-Friday, May 23-27--and a downloadable lookbook, available Friday, May 27th.
Purchase all five bundled patterns now to automatically receive a new pattern every day this week. Or, follow the link below to purchase each pattern individually on their release day.
Five Essential Accessories in multiple sizes & gauges by Ann Budd
The Quince design team brings us four beautiful new designs by Melissa LaBarre, Dianna Walla, and Pam Allen in our Fall-friendly wool yarns Finch, Chickadee, and Lark. Whether walking in the woods or hitting leaf-strewn city pavement, these knits will feel right at home.
Home is a collection of 18 projects for keeping comfortable and warm at home. You’ll find patterns for cozy socks, slippers, and sweaters, a shawl that wraps around you like a favorite blanket, a soft afghan, pillows, and more. The patterns are straightforward knitting that beginners and advanced knitters alike will appreciate. Instructions are thorough and the techniques used, various cast ons and bind offs, seaming, etc., are spelled out in detail.
11"x8.5", 122 pages
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Home & Away: Knits for Everyday Adventures is the latest knitting pattern collection from knitwear designer Hannah Fettig. It features nine versatile patterns, designed for knitters of all skill levels. Each sweater pattern includes two sets of instructions: you can choose to knit seamless or with seams. In addition, Home & Away is full of information to help you increase your knowledge and skill, with articles on gauge, fit, understanding a pattern, yarn substitution, and MORE! Beautifully photographed along the coast of Maine, this book will serve you both inspirationally and practically in your endeavors to grow as a knitter. Includes coupon code for e-book.
8.5"x11", 96 pages
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An ebook collaboration between 3191 Miles Apart bloggers Maria Vettese and Stephanie Barnes, and Quince & Co. Featuring 2 yarn-jewelry projects with variations and lovely inspiration.
Five relaxed knits in Kestrel, our new linen tape. Simple shapes worked in stockinette stitch for some seriously quick, satisfying summer pieces with amazing drape.
A collection of 5 new pieces for summer in quick-knitting Kestrel, 100% organic linen yarn, designed by Pam Allen and the Quince & Co team. Bold, wearable shapes represent both classic and modern styles. Unfussy details keep the knitting interesting.
Buy both Sparrow 2015 and Kestrel 2015 collections together for $25! Choose kestrel + sparrow bundle from the drop down menu below.
For the Kestrel Collection, Quince’s 2016 design team dreamed up some wonderful warm-weather pieces for our Kestrel linen yarn—a pretty lace-paneled raglan, a comfy cocoon, a rustic-chic cardigan, and a refreshingly simple tank top—all perfect for knitting and wearing in warmer months.
Buy Sparrow 2016 and Kestrel 2016 collections together for $24, or all three spring collections (Piper 2016, Sparrow 2016, and Kestrel 2016) for $31! Choose "kestrel + sparrow bundle" or "kestrel, sparrow, piper bundle" from the drop down menu.
A mother & daughter collection by Gudrun Johnston, featuring 7 garment designs written for an impressive span of 9–11 sizes each, from 30” up to 52” bust (with some sized down to 27” and as high as 56”). A scarf, cowl, 2 hats, and even a pair of legwarmers round out the designs included. A variety of yarn weights are used, from lightweight Tern through plump Puffin, lending even more versatility to this stunning collection. There is something for everyone in Knit With Me!
11"x8.5", 76 pages
Quince & Co. welcomes the next generation of knitters with Knit: First Stitch/First Scarf, an illustrated technical guide for brand new knitters. This concise book covers every essential detail for learning how to knit: From how to wind a skein and cast on, to fixing mistakes, finishing your project, and reading and understanding knitting patterns.
Each step is carefully explained, with accompanying illustrations by Leila Raabe. Following the technical guide are two beginner’s scarf patterns by Pam Allen—just right for the first-time knitter.
7"x9", 56 pages
Available in pdf or pdf and print book bundle. This book is also available as a kit.
In Knitbot Essentials, Hannah Fettig (aka Knitbot) offers 9 of her most popular knitwear designs, re-worked in Q&Co yarns. The book features 5 easy-going swingy cardigans, a live-in-it cozy pullover, and 3 must-have accessories. The book includes Hannahs primer on creating drape in knitwear and a section on her favorite techniques. While you wait for your print copy to ship, download the e-book version via the link on our confirmation page.
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Six unstructured knits in Sparrow.
8.5"x11", 36 pages
Knitbot Yoked is a collection of four modern round-yoke sweater patterns and two accessories. Hannah Fettig provides valuable tips and techniques for knitting round-yoked from the top down. This book also serves as an introduction to Fair Isle knitting.
8.5"x11", 36 pages
Build the very best blanket fort for the little monsters in your life: This cuddly trio of baby blankets in our Cleaner Cotton™ Willet are a celebration of color, line, and play time!
A collection of knitwear for kids: 4 sweaters, 2 accessories, and a throw, designed by Ashley Hurst and inspired by northern California's coastline. The sweaters are sized 2-10, have been designed in a range of fibers and weights, making for diverse and interesting projects that will contribute practical yet beautiful pieces to a child's wardrobe.
Hannah Fettig's Mabel's Closet is a precious collection of modern baby girl knits: A wear-it-with-everything top-down cardi, jumper (stripes!), sweet frock, two berets (so young, so stylish) and the perfect Simplest Baby Blanket. All worked in a sophisticated palette: Carrie's Yellow, Egret, Twig, Bird's Egg, Petal, and Clay--so pretty!
Classic favorites by Carrie Bostick Hoge (Madder), re-photographed and in print!!
Carrie is a master at turning one little stitch pattern into a closet full of stunning pieces to live in year after year. In this first Madder Anthology, she gives a few of her more popular pieces--Camilla, Sibella, Imogen, and Beatrice--a fresh look, with new styling, colors, and shapes. All are brought to life with Carrie's stunning, inimitable photography. Includes ebook.
7.5"x9.75", 96 pages
Another volume of classics by Carrie Bostick Hoge (Madder), in print!!
This Anthology, subtitled "Simple Pleasures", is just that--knitting that is soothing and meditative, and pieces that you'll instantly want to have as staples for your wardrobe. Includes ebook.
7.5"x9.75", 96 pages
Making is a bi-annual themed publication of projects for knitters and makers. Issue 2: Fauna sets inspiration soaring to new heights with the variety of projects contained within. In this issue, knitwear designs by Norah Gaughan, Bristol Ivy, Melanie Berg, and many (many!) more. Designs in Quince yarns include adorable Butterfly and Cocoon dolls in Chickadee by Susan B. Anderson, Town-O brioche hat in Lark by Beatrice Perron Dahlen, Nyla crochet hat in Puffin by Cal Patch, and a Simple Pillow by Carrie Bostick Hoge, in Lark. Spinning, sewing, embroidery projects galore, too—this issue is a must for makers of all types.
Issue 2 - Fauna
7.5" x 9.25", 112 pages
Mary, Millie, & Morgan by Susan B. Anderson is a collection of knitted dolls and clothes.
Available in pdf, or pdf + print book bundle.
9"x6", 32 pages
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Norah Gaughan, known for her mastery of the knitting craft and for her unique design, brings us an invaluable reference covering the realm of knitted cables in her newest book, Norah Gaughan's Knitted Cable Sourcebook.
Brimming with page after page of painstakingly knitted cable swatches photographed by Jared Flood—many of tge swatches knitted in our workhorse worsted wool Lark and sport weight Chickadee—Knitted Cable Sourcebook belongs on every knitter's shelf, no matter age, skill level, or experience with cables. This is no simple stitch dictionary: In addition to 150 cable patterns with both written and charted instructions, Norah explains in plain language her own knitting principles and the process of designing your own new and unique cable patterns. The book also contains 15 patterns for cabled garments, wraps, and accessories. Highly recommended. Hardcover, published by Abrams.
Quince & Co. introduces our first-ever design team for 2016! Transitional pieces are the name of the game for our Piper collection, featuring patterns from Quince’s design team members Isabell Kraemer, Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Bristol Ivy, and Pam Allen. Pretty details against simple backdrops of knitted fabric keep the knitting easy, and the wearing of these pieces quite versatile.
Buy all three spring collections (Piper 2016, Sparrow 2016, and Kestrel 2016) for $31! Choose "piper, sparrow, kestrel bundle" from the drop down menu.
An e-book collection of our first 15 Quince designs: Sweaters, hats, cowls, mitts, and scarves. Designs by Pam Allen, Carrie Bostick Hoge, Cecily Glowik MacDonald, and Melissa LaBarre.
Get all 12 of our very first Scarves, Etc collection in one bundle!
Featuring designs by Elizabeth Doherty, Paula Emons-Fuessle, Bonnie Sennott, Amy Miller, Carolyn Kern, Anat Rodan, Talitha Kuomi, Kat Coyle, Megan Goodacre, Allegra Wermuth, Anniken Allis, and Beth Weaver. Includes 12 individual pattern pdfs.
With over a dozen new designs from established and up-and-coming designers, Scarves, etc 4 doesn't just cover familiar rectangles, but also includes cowls and shawls in a variety of shapes with interesting stitch patterns, color work, and construction techniques. This 4th annual curated collection updates a range of classic styles, from rustic to highly polished, for modern tastes.
11"x8.5", 90 pages
Scarves, etc 5 is here! This year, our annual collection of scarves, cowls, and shawls features 10 patterns from designers Noriko Ho, Peg Blechman, Ann Klimpert, Bethany Hick, Angela Tong, Jennine Birrell, Ela Torrente, Lesley Anne Robinson, and Andrea Mowry. Showcasing a variety of yarns, weights and styles—from Piper to Owl, lace to colorwork—Scarves, etc 5 has an accessory for any occasion.
A collection of 5 shawl patterns from Shawl Week 2012:
A collection of 5 shawl patterns from Shawl Week 2013:
Five shawl patterns from Shawl Week 2014.
Five shawl patterns from Shawl Week 2015. Includes 5 individual patterns, plus a lookbook for download.
Five shawl patterns from Shawl Week 2016. Includes 5 individual patterns--a new pattern will be revealed each day, Monday-Friday, June 20-24--and a downloadable lookbook, available Friday, June 24th.
Purchase all five bundled patterns now to receive a new pattern every day this week. Or, follow the link below to purchase each pattern individually on their release day.
The Slip Stitches Collection features 2 garments and 2 accessories designed by Carrie Bostick Hoge. Carrie’s subtle intermix of color and texture using slip stitches and muted neutrals make this set another essential from one of our favorite Maine designers.
A collection of 5 new pieces for summer in our little Sparrow, 100% organic linen yarn, designed by Pam Allen and the Quince & Co team. Subtle pops of color, cool details, and a range of stitches and textures from simple to challenging are featured.
Buy both Sparrow 2015 and Kestrel 2015 collections together for $25! Choose sparrow + kestrel bundle from the drop down menu below.
Our Sparrow Collection showcases the work of Quince’s 2016 design team members Isabell Kraemer, Melissa LaBarre, Dianna Walla, and Pam Allen. These lovely lightweight linen pieces are simple, modern, and well suited to the sunny seasons.
Buy Sparrow 2016 and Kestrel 2016 collections together for $24, or all three spring collections (Piper 2016, Sparrow 2016, and Kestrel 2016) for $31! Choose "sparrow + kestrel bundle" or "sparrow, kestrel, piper bundle" from the drop down menu.
Seven airy summer knits knitted in lovely Sparrow, our organic linen. Simple shapes, cool details, and pretty stitch patterns.
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Susan B. Anderson, a knitting name synonymous with sweet, adorable stitched creations, brings us a trio of storybook friends in String Along Toys. Worked in Lark, frogs, mice, and monkeys can be worked with loops for hands or feet so they can be linked together with their buddies.
Available in pdf and pdf and print book bundle (please note that print books will ship starting September 6, 2016). Choose which from the drop down menu below.
3½" [9 cm] tall when sitting, 6½" [16.5 cm] body circumference, and 3" [7.5 cm] arm and leg length
lark / 1 skein each in the following colorways:
Frogs: Snap Pea 128, Leek 131, and Parsley 129
Monkeys: Bark 121, Chanterelle 118, Egret 101, Bird's Egg 106 or Nasturtium 136
Mice: Egret 101, Dogwood 135, Kumlien's Gull 152
set dpns in size US 5 [3.75 mm]
6 sts = 1" [2.5 cm] in stockinette stitch
Long-tail cast on (link provided), increasing, decreasing, i-cord, bobbles (instructions included), working in the round.
9"x6", 32 pages
Print books will ship starting September 6, 2016.
Six accessories for winter by Quince & Co.
In celebration of the changing of seasons, Paulina Popiolek’s collection of four lovely knitted shawls, versatile and beautiful, are perfectly suited to wearing through the transitional times of year.
Bundle includes all four shawls plus a downloadable lookbook.
Swoon: Maine by Carrie Bostick Hoge (Madder) is a love letter to the great state of Maine and the beaches, rocky coasts, and quiet forests that endear it to those who live there. Swoon features a collection of knitting patterns designed by Carrie: 4 garments for women, 3 garments for children, and 4 simple accessories; plus 3 additional pieces by guest designers Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Mary Jane Mucklestone, and Leila Raabe. Inspiring words and imagery from Pam Allen, Hannah Fettig, Bristol Ivy and Beatrice Perron Dahlen round out the project, all of which come straight from the heart. Maine, we love you.
8" x10", 116 pages