February News: Cabled Accessories & Limited Edition Hawthorne

If the frigid weather and never-ending precipitation has you feeling a little blah, never fear. Here to brighten your day is our latest batch of news, complete with crisp cabled accessories, gorgeous free patterns, and colorful new sock yarns. So long, winter doldrums.

Hawthorne Sock Labs – Watercolors Edition

Our latest round of limited edition Hawthorne colorways are a welcome reminder that Spring is just around the corner. Featuring handpainted shades of floral-like hues, these small batch skeins are perfect for making sweet socks & lovely shawls—even stunning sweaters!


New Pattern Collection

Whether you’re a long-time lover of cabled knitting, or a newer knitter wanting to dip into cables for the first time, you’re sure to find some perfect patterns in this collection. Featuring hats, mittens, scarves, and cowls in a variety of simpler and more complex cable designs, each pattern in this collection offers charts—and most are also written out. There are even a couple of patterns that use only simple 1-over-1 cables (Honeycomb Hat & Salisbury Scarf), perfect for getting a handle on the technique before leveling up. You’ll be a cable master in no time!


Free Patterns

by Sierra Morningstar

Gregory Scarf – knit in Twill Worsted

With its simple but handsome stitch pattern, clean lines, and thick fringe, the Gregory Scarf is a classic American staple that takes its name from another American classic – Gregory Peck.

by Keiko Kikuno

Winding Cable Wrap – knit in Twill Fingering

The sunlight shining through lush trees, colorful wild berries, winding trails, and a babbling brook running along – Winding Cable Wrap is inspired by this scenery in the woods.

by Angela Modzelewski

Dissymmetric Triangle Scarf – knit in Hawthorne Speckle

Shifting shades of Hawthorne Speckle make a big impact in this asymmetrical triangle scarf! The yarn is held double to create the color effect, which also makes it a quick knit.

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