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New Threads Friday: FISHER LASSIE

Chic Knits Fisher Lassie Cardigan

Autumn is peeking right around the corner and it’s time for a ramble in its lovely crisp air…

Perfect for that stroll? Chic Knits FISHER LASSIE a cardigan version of the gansey sweaters often worn by the 19th century fishermen of British coastline communities.

This design features the distinctive stitch patterning of that era but incorporates modern styling, fit and techniques.

Fisher Lassie is made from the top-down and has a neat shaped shawl collar making it a cozy cardigan for all your outdoor adventures, on land or sea.

This cardigan is knit at 5.5 sts per inch using DK weight yarn – a perfect year-round topper with a new look for a beloved tradition...

CLICK HERE for all the pattern details…


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Blue & Green

These days when it’s still so chilly I’m still wearing a hat inside means I’m also tripping on the internet to fend off ze Cabin Fever.

Right now there’s lots to look at – Fashion Week in Milan for Fall 2015 just wrapped up and I’ve sampled the shows – been busy making some lookbooks for later on Pinterest but mainly just enjoying and absorbing all the intense creativity from the runways.

I read this comment about the Armani show in the New York Times – “Truism: Sweaters are even more comfortable when they’re blue or green.”


Right now, my Stockinette fixation has progressed to a Basic Chic Hoodie in…lovely Turquoise…or as it says on the label: DUCK EGG which has always been one of my favorites. Just maybe, they’re right! I certainly am mesmerized and calm while I’ve been knitting this.

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And as we all know, here at Studio Chic Knits, at some point every sweater gets a turn on the fit mannie. :)

Friday Postcards

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Into the Wild: one of my favorite things is to see all the wonderful gear knitting folks wear to go play in the chill.

On the left: from a trip to Cordova, Alaska, this summer – on the Copper River by Child’s Glacier. Abigail and her adorable daughter Lillian joined all the activities throughout the week at the Fiber & Friends Retreat and delighted everybody with their smiles! This time, we were all hiking in our knitwear – it’s a little chilly out there on the glacier but we’re cozy!

(Before the retreat, we had a KAL for the He Said She Said Cap – you can see my KAL Cap here…)

On the right: from the Yarniacs Podcast group on Ravlery, here’s Celeste’s hubby while they were out hiking in the aspens in Flagstaff, AZ.

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