There was a chill in the air yesterday, reminding me that fall is just around the corner. As usual, I can't help but look forward to boots, sweaters, football, and of course, knitting.
I've had colorwork on the brain recently after reading Jared Flood's excellent tutorials on color theory. If you want to take on a colorwork project in time to finish before November's brisk days, consider these fun patterns:
Lanin by Amy Christoffers would be a great first fair isle project.
via Fairmount Fibers
The Charlie sweater by Pamela Wynne is adorable -- seriously, I cannot get over this picture. Bonus: becasue it's made of bulky yarn, it would knit up quickly.
Purl Soho's modern take on colorwork in this Arctic Wrap is simultaneously chic and cozy. I am considering making several as holiday gifts.
via the purl bee
One day, I would love to take on an elaborate colorwork yoke, like the one on Kate Davies' Blaithin cardigan. I like to think that I would also wear mine biking across the moors in an improbably frothy skirt...