Navy/Black, Ivory/Navy, Pinks, Gray, Violet
Baby blue, raven black, rustic copper, deep berry, bright teal, emerald green
Rich, jewel-like colors: Lime greens, rich metallic beetle greens, raspberry, aubergine
Beetle green – emerald shot with gold
Dark plum, forest green, rust, ivory and black
The color palette for Fall is a combination of fibrant, complex colors embellishing neutral shades of greys, browns, navy, black in unexpected creative color combos. Emerald forest and royal purple are strong.
pumpkin, burnished brown
shapes & details
snug navy or green pea coats with bigger collars
reefer coats in speckled or rustic tweeds
clothes are wrapped heavier, with woolens and cashmere
sweater-dressing, over-sized knits in color
important sleeves: volume, peplum, fanned lace
apple green cocoon cape major theme:
Pierrot-inspired collars, voluminous funnel collars and cocoon shapes, dolman sleeves
beautiful shapes …..
bundling up…. cocooning, wrapping and draping
knit coats & dresses
accessories – big necklaces, bangles, fibrant colors for tights & shoes
Colors this fall still favor brown and grey, and dark navy, topped off with a fibrant mix of rich colors like royal purple, emerald green, cherry red, harvest gold and burnt orange.
The yarn companies keep up with these trends and we’re seeing some wonderful new colors added to the wide array of color choices from our favorite yarn suppliers, Artyarns, Be Sweet, Classic Elite, Karabella Yarns, and Tilli Tomas.
Silk Rhapsody - $44 and Silk Rhapsody with Glitter - $46 (260 yds)
Magic Balls - $30 (120 yds) – a unique skein of hand-dyed solid, hand painted, special knobby, ribbon yarn and more
Special Knobby - $32 (30 yds) – one-of-a-kind handspun ball of recycled mohair bits and knobs
Ariosa - $11.50 (87 yds) – 90% extra-fine merino, 10% cashmere
Portland Tweed - $10.95 (120 yds) – 50% virgin wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscoseIris - $15.25 (65 yds) – 70% extra-fine merino, 20% silk, 10% cashmere
Chloe - $7.25 (102 yds) – 20% angora, 30% cotton, 30% viscose, 20% poly
Iris - $15.25 (65 yds) – 70% extra-fine merino, 20% silk, 10% cashmere
Plie Silk - $17.00 (140 yds) (100% silk and matching beaded silk)
what are we going to knit? try a skirt - we’ve sampled Art Yarns Silk Rhapsody for this design…
try a tunic in pretty stitch pattern… layer over turtleneck and silk tees. we’re sampling a Rowan Classic in gray
try a dress .. we’re sampling this in Classic Elite’s Waterlily
try a big knit coat … we’re sampling Decadent Fibers Creme Puff
Knittingbag recommends new books….
Twinkle’s Town & Country Knits by Wenlan Chia - $32.50/$21.45 on amazon.com
Inspired to Knit – Creating Exquisite Handknits byMichelle Rose Orne - $24.95/$16.47 on amazon.com
Coming soon (October)!
Boutique Knits by Laura Irwin - $21.95
Coming soon (October)!
Pure Knits by Yahaira Ferreira - $19.95
For for information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear your comments and information on new yarns, new knitting notions and accessories and interesting trends you're seeing in knitwear that we can share with our readers.