Sunday, September 25, 2011

VKL Pattern Preview

I figure since they're now released at Vogue Knitting Live, I can show you the sooper-sekrit-hats-of-mystery. Knitculture will have them exclusively for a few weeks, then they'll be set free into the wild!


First up, in Lobster Pot Cashmere (mmm) is Peek:

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Shaped with shortrows to radiate out from around the i-cord edged keyhole, which can be worn to the side or back (or, you know, if you LIKE it in the front....) A very satisfying amount of slouch.


The second one I call "Space Case", and I will be the first to admit it's kinda silly. But I totally love it anyway. I met the KnitCollage folks at TNNA and they are super sweet, and their yarns are just gorgeous- so when KnitCulture offered me a chance to try them out I went for it.


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It reminds me of a space helmet from a 60's B movie about alien babes from the planet Alaska. Or... something.

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I'm a professional model, btw. No big deal.

6 comments:

  1. Love the last photo of you, Alex. It's like you don't even try and magic emerges from the photo. Brilliant modeling! (No big deal, of course.)

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  2. I'm on the edge of my seat waiting for Magnum to be revealed...

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  3. I'm so excited for the Peek pattern!! Do you have a rough estimate for when it will be available? I'll be buying the yarn today in drooling anticipation... <3

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  4. I think I'm allowed to release it November 1st, though it might be available through KnitCulture in kit form before that :-)

    Also whenever I see your screen name I get the Pete & Pete theme song in my head. Hehe. (Also when I see the word "Polaris"...which happens a lot since I named a hat that. Ha.)

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  5. Haha that's awesome! I actually never noticed they were saying that in the theme song even though I grew up watching Pete & Pete. It wasn't till after I started using this name for everything that my friend sent me the YouTube video and it was a revelation!!

    Anyway, I look forward to Nov 1st then, or buying the kit before then. Thanks for making & sharing such awesome stuff ;D

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