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A call out to all designers who are interested in designing with Nua Yarn.

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Independent Designer Program A call out to all designers who are interested in designing with Nua Yarn.

  Are you a knitwear designer? If you would like to work with Nua Yarn then this post is for you! We have started a designer list that we are planning on using periodically to put out seasonal calls for yarn support. This is a very open ended program, what we offer is yarn support…
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mycroft by isabell Kraemer

Mycroft by Isabell Kraemer A Simple Knit in Nua Worsted

Are you dreaming of a jumper that is soft, cosy, wearable and relaxing to knit? Then let me point you towards Mycroft by Isabell Kreamer. This jumper is knitted in our Nua Worsted and offers all the luxury of our Nua yarn but on 4 – 4.5mm needles. Mycroft is worked seamlessly from the top down.…
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Boann by Jennifer Shiels Toland An Asymmetrical Shawl in Nua Yarn.

  One of the best things about working with Nua yarn is seeing what independent designers create with the yarn. Boann by JST Knitwear Designs is an asymmetrical shawl knit from a garter tip and finishes with a two colour brioche edging. It’s packed with lots of fabulous garter striping and colour blocking so that you can play…
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Billow Crest Cowl A double thickness colourwork cowl using mosaic knitting.

Is there anything more luxurious than a double thickness cowl that is wrapped twice around your neck for warmth? The Billow Crest cowl is knitted using 2 skeins each of Kitten Fluff and Angry Monkey in Nua. This cowl uses the wonderful mosaic knitting technique to create its colourwork. This allows you to create this wonderful…
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Endpapers Cardigan by Joan Forgione

 What could be better than a cozy cardi in a super soft yarn? That’s exactly what we thought when we saw this beautiful new design by Joan Forgione. Slightly oversized with a splash of colour at the hem and cuffs, Endpapers combines style and comfort in this open-front, top-down cardigan. The colourwork pattern is a slip-stitch pattern, a…
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Waning Crescent Sweater

We’ve been busy here at Stolen Stitches with a new pattern (knit by the wonderful Joy!), Waning Crescent. I love combining different colours in my yarn and using different ways of blending them together. This sweater is worked from the top down and uses colourwork with textured stitches to break up the change in colour.…
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Furrow mitts in nua yarn

Furrow Mitts

I’ve been sharing small details of these mitts with you over the last few weeks but now they are finished and the pattern is live! I really enjoyed the process of designing these mitts, they were designed to teach brioche in the round techniques in a step-by-step manner. This of course doesn’t mean that can’t…
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EHS KAL

  I want to give a big thank you to This Is Knit for hosting a great launch party for Echoes of Heather and Stone. It was such an enjoyable day and it was lovely to be able to share all the samples and stories with so many knitters. During the presale of the book,…
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The Making of Echoes of Heather and Stone

So the book is finished and out in the wide world. When we sent the last of the preorders it was both satisfying and left me feeling a little empty, like when you finish reading a good novel. For the last year Echoes of Heather and Stone has been either my what I’m actively working…
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Woolly Wormhead on Trittico from Echoes of Heather and Stone

It’s time for us to take a look at the final design from Echoes of Heather and Stone. Trittico is designed by the fabulous Woolly Wormhead and is worked sideways in a series of 6 panels. Joining us on the blog today is Woolly to tells us more about the design, her inspiration and where the…
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