We’re officially canning our way through winter and tie-dyeing everything in sight (even our nails). What’s the next step in our collective return to the garden? A visit to new online yarn and pattern shop Quince & Co.
Founded by two knitwear designers and the owner of a spinning mill, the easy-to-use site allows users to choose from four types of ecofriendly yarns (plump, chunky Puffin is ideal for cozy sweaters; firm, four-ply Lark shows off stitch patterns), available by the skein (you might call them coils).
With yarn decided, select a style: a boatneck Annabel pullover in frost, our favorite snap pea green High Street cap (pictured here), or the Kilkenny cowl in rich apricot, among others. Then download the instructions for a mere $5-$6.
Still worried you don’t know enough? Q&C provides the finished measurements, needle size, gauge (number of stitches per inch), and amount of yarn needed for each design so any knitwit can follow along.
Available online at quinceandco.com.
Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge
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