It’s a family affair, as British designer, DEBBIE BLISS wraps everyone on her wish list in woolly warmth and heads to Poland for an enchanting photo shoot, where a snow-covered lake is the backdrop for wintry whites and a fairytale cottage sets the mood for folk-inspired knitwear. Take your cue from Debbie and try your hand at embroidery, with her step-by-step workshop section on embellishing knitwear. Page after page of chunky cables, delicate lace, fun little accessories, whimsical kid’s knits and novel ideas for gift giving will get your needles clicking in this latest issue out now at your LYS.
Take a closer look inside at this snowflake shawl, knit from the top down with a stunning centre panel, and made with just two balls of Rialto Lace, extrafine merino superwash available in twenty shades.
Embrace the snowy days of winter with a cosy cable pullover knit in Paloma, a super-sized alpaca/merino yarn with eight new shades offered this season- burnt orange, light pink, lilac, chestnut, mallard, sage, silver, and dusky rose.
A touch of woodland whimsy for a special boy or girl, with this owl hat and mitten duo, knit in Luxury Tweed Aran, a rustic blend of wool and angora, introducing four new shades for 2012- gold, tangerine, bronze and rose pink.
This sweet hat and mitten set looks foxy in red and will make a cute gift for tiny folk, and soft as can be, knit up in Cashmerino DK.
Debbie’s brilliant colour range in Rialto Aran, inspires this dramatic pack-all. Check out the full colour chart for easy breezy knitting.
Debbie’s daughter, Nell, takes up the challenge to design and knit her own simple shrug in one of the mesmerizing colourways of Riva, a bulky spun wool and acrylic mixture. Look for six new shades- forest, berry, slate, thistle, aqua, and bracken (shown above).
Debbie’s husband, Barry is a history buff and favors the traditional elements of a fisherman sweater, with rib detail and an easy fit. Knit in Rialto 4 ply, a superwash merino wool in thirty-one choices including denim (shown above).
Debbie’s son, Will models his favorite grandpa-inspired cardigan, with deep pockets and turnback cuffs. Knit in this season’s newest quality- Blue Faced Leicester, a durable aran wool in sixteen classic shades from none other than British sheep.