Easily recognizable as one of the world’s most famous urban landscapes, Central Park encompasses thirteen hundred square miles in the heart of New York City, a treasured landmark for over one hundred and fifty years drawing in thirty-million tourists annually. This natural oasis embraces the outdoors with lush grassy meadows, man-made lakes and ponds for skating, fishing or paddling, walking trails, a vintage carousel, a zoo, and an amphitheater creating the ideal backdrop for this latest collection of fresh and enticing knitwear styles from Malabrigo.
In this latest collection from Malabrigo, a team of indie designers from the ‘City That Never Sleeps’ and beyond, show off their adept prowess and style finesse with fifteen patterns including this stunning cover cardigan, Pinebank, a modern spin on the traditional fairisle yoke knit seamlessly from the top-down. Knit in marshmallowy-soft Merino Worsted. Azul Profundo, Tiger Lily, Fluo, and Very Berry (shown above).
Winterdale leads the pack in this collection with the most ‘likes’ on Ravelry. Designed by Kristina McGowan, this close-fitting top-down pullover features a wide boat-neck comprised of an intricate cabled strip knit sideways. Knit in Merino Worsted. Pearl (shown above).
Designed by Lori Steinberg, Gapstow stirs the memory of a summer garden in full bloom with this crescent-shaped shawl featuring short row shaping and a pretty lace edging. Knit in Arroyo, a plush superwash merino in a sport weight. English Rose, Escoria and Borraja (shown above).
Bethesda is right on trend for the season, a voluminous dolman-sleeved pullover designed by Nancy Ricci with a scoop neck and tiny ribbed sleeve cuffs. Knit in a bold horizontal stripe pattern using Mecha, a bulky superwash merino in forty irresistible kettle-dyed hues. Paris Night, Polar Morn and Cereza (shown above).
What better place for a picnic, than a woodland setting right in the centre of the Big Apple, and this hexagon-motif blanket is destined to draw a crowd. Designed by Annabelle Speer and knit in a painterly palette that makes it truly artistic, Springbanks is a speedy knit on 8 mm needles in Mecha. Lluvias and Indiecita (shown above).