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Malabrigo in Amirisu Magazine from Japan

Malabrigo is part of the 2014 Spring/Summer edition of Amirisu, an online magazine from Japan, published in both Japanese and English languages that brings together the best of Japanese and overseas knitting scenes with really eclectic content.

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The pattern knitted with Malabrigo is Mokoshi by Nest Design Laboratory.

It’s a pullover with peplum silhouette, perfect top for springtime, and we totally love it!

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Cute sleeves

Cute sleeves

Paired with cowboy boots, superb style contrast : )

Paired with cowboy boots, superb style contrast : )

The yarn used is Lace in #16 Glazed Carrot.

You can buy the individual pattern on Ravalry or the complete magazine on Amirisu’s website (printed version and ISSUE version).

 

MFPP: Yarn Play by Katya Frankel

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Our MFPP for September will send you back to school in style- introducing Katya Frankel’s “Yarn Play”!

 

Causal Nexus in Sock, in Eggplant and Ochre

Causal Nexus in Sock, in Eggplant and Ochre

Cherrystone in Twist, in Zinc

Cherrystone in Twist, in Zinc

 

Katya says:

September has always felt like the beginning of a new year to me. The light gets softer, the leaves start to turn, and families get ready for a new school year. This time of year is exciting: the season for cosy knits is here! I begin to long for crisp air, I bring out my hats and scarves, and I start to plan what I am going to knit next for my autumn wardrobe.
And this autumn I want to share my own collection of cosy knits: The Yarn Play Collection.

 

Apple River in Lace, Applewood.

Apple River in Lace, Applewood

Prim Cardigan in Arroyo, in Coffee Toffee

Prim Cardigan in Arroyo, in Coffee Toffee

Waterspout in Merino Worsted, in Pigeon

Waterspout in Merino Worsted, in Pigeon

Locus Vest in Silky Merino, in Burgundy

Locus Vest in Silky Merino, in Burgundy

Hinged in Merino Worsted, in Polvoriento

Hinged in Merino Worsted, in Polvoriento

 

These gorgeous neutral and fun stitch details speak straight to my heart- I love love love this collection! Click the photos to go to each individual pattern, or check out the whole thing here. You can also browse past MFPPs on our Ravelry page.

 

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What on earth is “MFPP”?

MFPP stands for Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project. Every month, we collaborate with an independent designer (or two) to bring you delightfully themed pattern collections! You can see past MFPP collections here or at the Ravelry link above!

– Alex

Interweave Knits, Fall 2013

Malabrigo Yarn is part of Interweaves new edition of Knits for Fall 2013.

The pattern is called PRISMA DOLMAN by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark and is a  beautiful sweater knit using Malabrigo Lace.

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PRISMA DOLMAN by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark. Photographer, Joe Hancock

It’s a really intriguing design, mirrored pieces are joined with exposed seams for a gritty tee with drop-stitch lace detail.

To knit this pattern you will need 2-3 skeins of Malabrigo Lace, depending on the size you’re making.

The online issue of the magazine is out today, August 1st, and it will hit the news stands on August 20.

Ravelry link to the magazine

MFPP: Sleeping Beauty Knits by Jenise Reid

 

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I’m very pleased to introduce our newest MFPP, a whimsically beautiful collection by Jenise Reid inspired by Sleeping Beauty!

"Handspun Sweater" in Aquarella in Palmar (hemmed with Lace)

“Handspun Sweater” in Aquarella in Palmar (hemmed with Lace)

"Crown Tee" in Lace, in Polar Morn

“Crown Tee” in Lace, in Polar Morn

"Sleepy Hoodie" in Silky Merino, Matisse Blue

“Sleepy Hoodie” in Silky Merino, Matisse Blue

"Sleepy Hoodie", back view

“Sleepy Hoodie”, back view

Jenise says:

Sleeping Beauty is a quick trip through an old tale. Knit the castle walls, or a gift for the baby princess, then at the end is the crown tee to celebrate the princess bride! Despite having such romantic inspiration, I have tried to keep everything modern and wearable. What is the sense of knitting something you won’t be able to use every day?

 

"Fairy Toque" in Sock, Chocolate Amargo

“Fairy Toque” in Sock, Chocolate Amargo

"Bramble Stole" in Merino Worsted in Fuscia

“Bramble Stole” in Merino Worsted in Fuscia

 

"Stone Wall Throw" in Gruesa in Pearl Ten

“Stone Wall Throw” in Gruesa in Pearl Ten

Such a beautiful interpretation of the classic fairytale, don’t you think? Fantastic work Jenise! Click the pictures to go to the individual patterns on Ravelry, or you can see the whole collection here. You can also browse all the MFPP patterns on our Ravelry page.

 

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What on earth is “MFPP”?

MFPP stands for Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project. Every month, we collaborate with an independent designer (or two) to bring you delightfully themed pattern collections! You can see past MFPP collections here or at the Ravelry link above!

– Alex

 

MFPP: Pollination Collection by Star Athena

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Our newest MFPP is a Springalicious collection of goodies by Star Athena! I’ll let Star tell you a bit about each one…

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Conestoga Bonnet in Chunky, Pink Frost (Also the Honey Orchard shawl in Silky Merino, Cape Cod Gray, and the Plum Creek Mitts in Worsted, Pearl Ten, and Lace, Dusty.)

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Conestoga Bonnet in Chunky, Pearl

Before the development of the railroad, people relied on covered wagons like the Conestoga to travel the Appalachian Valley. The Conestoga Bonnet revives old time carriage dress into the modern era.

 

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Honey Orchard in Silky Merino, Sand (and a snippet of Conestoga Bonnet in Chunky, Geranio.)

Honey Orchard is a made-up place with dancing lambs and bees with no stingers. The sunlight tastes sweet and always comes paired with a gentle breeze. This asymmetrical shawl pattern is inspired by a dreamy little fictitious place like Honey Orchard.

 

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Plum Creek Mitts. From left to right: Worsted in Sealing Wax and Lace in Pink Frost; Worsted in Pearl Ten and Lace in Simply Taupe; Worsted in Pearl Ten and Lace in Dusty.

On the banks of Plum Creek, “She heard pa shouting,’Jiminy crickets! It’s raining fish- hooks and hammer handles!’” (Laura Ingalls Wilder) Plum Creek is a place where country gals ride horses and picnic in the grass. It is the inspiration for a set of armwarmers that integrate delicate lace onto a sturdy structure. These mitts are a little feminine and a little bit practical too, right at home in Plum Creek.

 

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Tree Rings in Sock, Alcaucil and Natural.

Every tree has a secret inner life. You can guess the age by the height but the real data is locked within the core — growth rings. Tree Ring Socks show your knitting growth on the outside. This project is an easy way to use two colors in your knitting without having to carry more than one strand at a time.

 

What a delightfully charming collection, thanks Star!! Click the pictures to go to the individual patterns on Ravelry, or you can see the whole collection here. You can also browse all the MFPP patterns on our Ravelry page.

 

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What on earth is “MFPP”?

MFPP stands for Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project. Every month, we collaborate with an independent designer (or two) to bring you delightfully themed pattern collections! You can see past MFPP collections here or at the Ravelry link above!

– Alex

Knits, Spring 2013

Knits Spring 2013 is out on it’s online version. Inside it you will find Inlaid Lace Mitts, designed by Rebecca Blair

Photograph by Joe Hancock

 

These short finger gloves were designed for Malabrigo Yarn Lace, using colourway Marrón Oscuro (#181) in the sample.

It has a very delicate cabled cuff, and beautiful lace design on the back of the hands, making for a fun and interesting knit.

The magazine will be out on its printed version on February 19.

Interweave Crochet Winter 2012/2013

There is a new version of Interweave Crochet Magazine, released today in it’s online version. The magazine will hit the news-stands on December 18th.

In the magazine you will find this nice top called  Quartz Lace Top designed by Dora Ohrenstein, designed with Malabrigo Yarn Lace.

Photo by Harper Point Photography

Depending on the size you will make you will need from 2 to 4 skeins of Malabrigo Yarn Lace. The colour used in the sample is Pearl (#36)

-Verónica

Interweave Crochet Accesories, 2012

Interweave Crochet Accessories 2012 has hit the magazine stands, and in it you can find the Tahitian Shawl by Sigrid Arnott.

Photos by Harper Point Photography

Photos by Harper Point Photography

It’s crocheted with one skein of Malabrigo Lace in Garnet (#42) using a 3.00mm hook. The finished size is 30” but size can easily by changed by adding or substracting borders.

 

Interweave KnitScene, Winter 2012

Interweave KnitScene Winter 2012 is out today in it’s online version and if features two patterns done with Malabrigo Yarns.

The first one is a fun, young, cosy hat. It promises a quick satisfying knit, and as a result you’ll have something warm and trendy to wear this next winter, or maybe give away as Christmas present. Yes, Christmas is right around the corner, it’s time to start planning!

Photos by Nathan Rega of Harper Point Photography

The design is called Northstar Hat by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich and uses one skein of Malabrigo Twist. It’s shown in the color Stonechat (#173)

The second design is a slouchy beret called Flyaway Beret by Amanda Bell and it calls for one skein of Malabrigo Lace. The color featured on this model is Azul Profundo (#150).

 

Photo by Nathan Rega of Harper Point Photography

– Verónica

Malabrigo Quickies: Beatrix Potter Stole by Mercy Schwisow

 

This week’s Quickie touches on something close to my heart- the delightful tales of Beatrix Potter! (One side of my family is English and they made sure I had a set of Beatrix Potter books like any proper British child!) The delicate colors and lace in this stole speak to me of that same sort of soft, English-countryside geniality- all thatched cottages and porcelain teacups and pretty little gardens full of mischievous bunnies.

 

Mercy says:

The Beatrix Potter stole/scarf works up quickly in only 2 skeins of Malabrigo Lace. Simple, yet pretty, this stole/scarf can be worked in any weight of yarn. It is quick and easy and can be made just in time for fall! Inspired by Beatrix Potter, the author of Peter Rabbit and many other great children’s classics.

So cute! And FREE! You can check it out on Ravelry or browse our past Quickies! We’ve also got a new Quickies list in the Malabrigo Junkies group, for easy reference.

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What are Malabrigo Quickies?

Quickies are small, fast projects which require only one or two skeins of yarn. Approximately every two weeks we’ll be teaming up with a talented independent designer to present an exciting new accessory (or other “small object”) pattern, showcasing one of our many yarns and colorways.

-Alex