Every picture tells a story, and these Top Ten Cover Ups truly capture the essence of summer. Whether its a garden wedding, pool party, or a concert under the stars, each event calls for a little something to slip on, slip over, wrap around, or toss across. Keep the look light and airy with big openwork stitches and cool, comfortable yarns.
Sirdar Book #398
An intriguing butterfly design makes a stunning cover-up in a chevron lace pattern. Sirdar takes a bow with this latest smash hit- Simply Recycled, a lightweight cotton mix offered in eight powdery hues. Denim wash (shown above). Check out all the other pretties in Book #398.
Kelly Scarf by Louisa Harding
Take a stroll along the shore in this luscious lacework scarf knit in Albero, a pleasing mix of cotton and lenpur (renewable wood fibre) available in twenty-two luminous shades. Dove grey (shown above). Part of the Hebe Collection by Louisa Harding, who reigns queen supreme of all things fanciful and feminine.
Katia Book #65
A barely there cover up perfectly suited for day or evening in an exciting new cotton scribble yarn from Katia. If you are partial to keeping it light and simple, go for this sleeve-to-sleeve one-piece construction. Knit with three tempting shades of Temis; aqua blue, chamois, and peach.
Peggy Shrug by Louisa Harding
A vision in violet, and an ode to Elizabeth Taylor in the early days of her career. Part of the Hebe Collection from Louisa Harding and knit in Albero, a yarn that will surprise you with amazing drape and sheen. Be lured in with twenty-two picture perfect hues including; blush, venetian red, and cobalt.
Athena by Louisa Harding
If you dream of silken strands, look for Mulberry by Louisa Harding, and paint the town red………..and pink, and blue. Let your creativity flow in this exquisite shawl design and explore all the options with thirty-seven glossy shades.
Katia Book #66
For crochet enthusiasts, it will take only a weekend’s worth of twisting and turning the stitches to make this summery shawl in Isis, a new and nubby quality featured in Katia Book #66.
Annie Capelet by Louisa Harding
The icing on the cake in a creamy smooth 50/50 blend of merino and cotton. The Annie Capelet is knit in Ianthe from Louisa Harding Book 112. Opt for one of sixteen delicious varieties including; petal, bud, zest, and raffia (shown above).
Katia Elegance Book #66
Take ruffle scarves to the next level! A simple chain stitch connects strips of Triana to make a dazzling full width shawl. Finish off the ends with just a few rows of knitting to create those gorgeous frills. Instant pizazz!
Sirdar Leaflet #9473
Firefly Metallic by Sirdar will be fluttering into stores this summer with six jewel tone mixes to make evenings really sparkle. Preview this lacy little number plus five other sizzling styles to stay ahead of the crowd.
Katia Triana Book #66
Triana, a truly fascinating novelty yarn stretches out again into a breezy cover up with fringe detail. No knitting required! Versatility at its best, from poolside to cocktails at five.