It may be hard to think of spring with blankets of snow all around, but as knitters and crocheters, we always need to be one season ahead. With the warm weather fast approaching you will begin to see the shelves at your LYS filling up with lots of new goodies for spring and summer, so now is the time to start thinking about what pieces you want to add to your wardrobe this year. If you are unsure where to start when it comes to knitting or crocheting for summer, allow us to suggest a few new fabulous yarns from King Cole.
For over eighty years King Cole has built a reputation for producing high quality knitting yarns and in keeping with tradition, the newest collections for 2019 will not disappoint! Easy care, affordable yarns combined with super trendy patterns are what make King Cole the preferred choice for knitters and crocheters world wide.
Cotton Top DK
Prepare for sunny days with new Cotton Top DK!
This cozy blend of 78% Premium Acrylic and 22% Cotton has a slightly tweedy quality and is made up of one ply in cotton and three plies in acrylic. Perfect for textured and lacy summer garments or heirloom quality baby items, this super soft, washer and dryer friendly DK is sure to be a big hit.
Cotton Top DK is available in eight soft, lightly flecked, vintage pastel shades. Each 100-gram ball contains 260 meters and it knits up to a standard DK weight of 22 stitches to 4 inches. Irresistibly soft and with excellent drape, we’re positive you will fall in love with Cotton Top DK.
King Cole know that pattern support is extremely important when it comes to new yarns and the eight patterns available for Cotton Top DK are hip, trendy and perfect for warm, sunny days. Your biggest dilemma will be deciding which pattern to make first!
These fun, casual designs are a great addition to any summer wardrobe! Pair them with jeans, leggings or a skirt and you’ll be the talk of the town – everyone will be wondering where you get your incredible custom apparel.
Last spring we introduced you to King Cole Calypso, a fun summer yarn with a great marl effect. New this spring, Caribbean Calypso brings the same fun marl to all your projects, now in fun self striping colourways.
Self striping yarns continue to enjoy the limelight in the knitting world and these spectacular shades are sure to shine this spring. Named after Caribbean Islands, these six stunning colourways will have you dreaming of white sandy beaches and deep blue seas.
Caribbean Calypso is a delicate blend of 97% Acrylic and 3% Polyamide. This lightweight blend is perfect for warm days yet will still take the chill off a cool evening. With 280 meters per ball, two balls will make a show stopping shawl or wrap that will stand out anywhere.
Nothing says summer quite like the collection of Caribbean Calypso patterns. Tunics, beach cover ups, a deep v-neck t, these fashionable and wearable patterns are perfect for the office, the beach, or anywhere your travels may take you this summer.