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Spotlight on Voe

With a blaze of color about the shoulders and a vintage feel, it’s hard to resist the charm of the Voe pullover. Being fans of colorwork knitting, we leap at any opportunity to explore Loft’s 37 shades and Voe doesn’t disappoint in offering the potential for many exciting combinations. Take a closer look at Voe’s yoke, however, and you’ll discover that it’s not just its prospect of color exploration that we love so much. Punctuating the motif’s peaks and valleys are tiny dashes of woven color. Let’s explore how they got there. Generally speaking, when working a colorwork yoke the contrasting yarn...

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A Perfect Pairing: Wallace & Huck

Here at BT headquarters, we’re always on the lookout for accessory pairings to keep us covered from head to toe in wool. Since the launch of our Fall 17 collection, we’ve been queuing up all of the accessory patterns in the collection. First up on our collective needles are the Wallace wrap and the Huck beanie. While some may hesitate to mix such rich motifs, we think that the textured patterning of Wallace coupled with the high-relief cables of Huck creates the perfect partnership of visual and tactile interest. Additionally, pairing Quarry and Arbor gives ample opportunity to play with fabric, drape, and color, adding...

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BT FALL 17 Pattern Translations

Bon tricot! Glückliches stricken! ハッピーニット! Счастливого вязания! Over the years, Brooklyn Tweed has occasionally released translations of individual patterns in languages other than English. For the first time ever, we’re pleased to announce that as of today, the entire 12-piece Fall 17 collection is now available in French, German, Japanese and Russian. We cherish knitting traditions from around the world as well as support diversity within our collective knitting culture. For these reasons, we chose to work with native-speaking translators who are knitters themselves to bring a full Brooklyn Tweed pattern collection to more knitters of the world. May these additional pattern translations...

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BT Fall 17 KAL Launch

We’re ready as ever to start knitting for our fall and winter wardrobes, and are eager to have you cast on with us for Brooklyn Tweed's Fall 17 Knitalong! From now through November 10th we’ll be knitting away at our favorite patterns from the Fall 17 collection. In the Brooklyn Tweed Ravelry group there has been talk of knitting Hucks, Galloways, and Ginsbergs. Those of us here at BT Headquarters also have plans to knit a few Wallace wraps and Hunter vests. How about you? Visit our Ravelry group KAL thread to share photos of your project as well as cheer...

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Galloway: Creating a Color Story

The Scandinavian-inspired Galloway cardigan is the perfect blank canvas for knitters wanting to explore “painting with yarn.” Stranded garments that use four colors, like this one, offer a staggering range of possibilities for how your finished sweater looks; the colorway shown in our photos is just one of hundreds of ways you could interpret the design. When Jared was creating this garment, he tested many color combinations and came up with a total of eight color combinations to get your gears turning. We’re also providing some resources about hue and value to help you make informed color decisions for your own project. Understanding...

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