Mannequin Monday – Martin

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

Martin!

This is the vest your button-down shirts have been waiting for. Built perfectly for layering, the silhouette of this vest is enhanced by the texture and depth of color achieved by holding together Oxford and Groovy, Baby!…or your two favorite fingering weight yarns.

Knit in pieces and seamed together, Martin is the perfect accessory for fall and certain to become an instant classic.

Shown in color Peninsula.

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Mannequin Monday – Silver Spoons

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

Silver Spoons!

This triangular shawl uses texture to tell the classic and timeless story of Silver Spoons. You might choose the elegant and understated look of antique silver spoons, using a single color on a decadent yarn. But, if you like your spoons a bit more shabby chic, with a side order of funky fun, go for a pair of colors. Be brave and pick something surprising for the border! Life is always better when you have a Silver Spoon!

One-color version shown is color Kindred Spirits on Cachet. The two-color version is color Barkcloth (MC) and Fiona (CC) on Cachet.

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Mannequin Monday – Hidden Falls

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

Hidden Falls!

Who would ever guess that as you reach the end of this clever and deceptively simple piece, you will discover that you have already knit the fringe and you didn’t even know it?! We promise that this is a foolproof and painless way to steek! Hidden Falls is a worsted weight shawl with alternating bands of stockinette stitch and very simple lace patterns that are easy to memorize.

 

So guess what…

• Includes 2 skeins of MC and 4 CC skeins in mixed mystery bases. Bases may include: Lodge Worsted, Primo Aran, Scholar 1.0, Scholar 2.0, Snug Worsted, & Trusty.
Head over to the Reserve and grab a Hidden Falls Mystery Kit while supplies last!

Note: Pattern is included!

Sample above is shown in colors Lake Placid as main color on Scholar, and the contrasting colors are Banquette, Twill, Good Old Days, and Wingtips all on Primo.

 

Sample below is shown in Cachet in colors Classic Rock (MC), Small Batch No. 001 (CC1), Ogre (CC2), Small Batch No. 002 (CC3), and Vintage Icebox (CC4).

 

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Mannequin Monday – Mouat

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

Mouat, from Kate Davies!

The Betty Mouat Cowl uses a traditional Shetland lace pattern and is worked in the round using Susan Stevens’ innovative no-purl garter stitch method. This cowl is a really treat to knit and wear. A great project for Plucky Shooters too! So guess what…

Mystery kits are now available in Reserve! Each kit contains a mystery set of Plucky Shooters plus 5 mystery skeins of your choice of base:
• Crewbie (kit price is $185)
• Primo Fingering (kit price is $200)
• Solo (kit price is $195)
Head over to the Reserve and grab a Mouat Mystery Kit while supplies last!

Note: Pattern not include

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Mannequin Monday – Stripe Parade

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

Stripe Parade, designed by Amy Miller.

Making it’s first debut in the Spring Forward Collection, Stripe Parade is all about three different colored stripes, marching in formation around a simple top down, raglan sleeve pullover. The pattern is written for your favorite Plucky fingering weight and offers another opportunity to mix those fingering bases for added interest.A perfect project for a first time sweater knitter!!

Shown here in colors Good Ole Days, Early Light, and CC Bloom on Plucky Feet.

Incase you’re wondering, the shawl being worn in this photo is Screen Door. 😉

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Beehive

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

Beehive, designed by Jill Zielinski.

Here is an infinity scarf, worked in two colors that take turns being front and center! Shown in Plucky Crew, Beehive is the perfect place to pair any two colors that make you smile. You might choose two complimentary colors for a classic look, or maybe two colors that are a totally unexpected for a POP like shown above in Sounds Like A Carnival and Before You Go-Go.

The second sample shown here is knit in Snug Fingering in colors Happy Camper and Fancy Free. How fun!

Wondering what to do with the left over yarn from your Beehive? How about a Beehive Ox!?

Of course our four footed friends want to look stylish too! Instructions for this glamorous accessory are included as a bonus pattern bundled with the Beehive infinity pattern. It is easily worked with the left overs from your Beehive infinity scarf, in a size that will look terrific on your best friend!

Beehive Ox shown knit in Oxford in colors Flannel and Highlighter.

Note: When you purchase the Beehive pattern, the Beehive Ox pattern comes with it and is found on the back page.

 

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – The Islander

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

The Islander, from Plucky Knitter!

Knit in your favorite heavy fingering/sport weight yarn, with stripes and a simple lace motif, the knitting oh so engaging! This easy to wear shawl has fantastic shaping that makes it drape beautifully over the shoulders, while at the same time, wraps so perfectly around the neck.

Shown knit in colors Urban (C1), Wanderlust (C2),  Morticia (C3), and Small Batch No. 021 (C4) on Plucky Knitter Cashmere.

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Ohra

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is…

 

Ohra, designed by Caitlin Hunter of Boyland Knitworks. This classically constructed triangular shawl is all about texture and whimsy! My favorite part is the unexpected placement of the tassels. This design is super fun to knit and just as much fun to wear!

Shown above in colors Be Steel My Heart, Cecilia, Twill, and Cuddle Bug on Primo Fingering. And shown below in Twill, Small Batch No. 021, and Urban on Lodge Worsted.

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – The Beverly

 

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And today’s pick is…

 

The Beverly, from Plucky Knitter.

Simple yet striking lace, a whimsical striping motif, plus infinite color possibilities (hello, Gradients!) adds up to a whole lot of knitting fun! Wear it wrapped up around your neck or effortlessly draped over your shoulders, either way this piece is sure to be in heavy rotation.

Did we mention that there are two sizes to choose from?! This pattern includes instructions for a 1-color small version, or a large version knit using two fingering weight Plucky Gradient sets.

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – The Dog Walker!

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

 

The Dog Walker, from Plucky Knitter.

This pattern is the first sweater in the #upyoursweatergame series! Knit circularly from the top-down with straightforward shaping around the neck and raglan sleeves, The Dog Walker is perfect for beginners and seasoned sweater knitters alike. Picked up stitches at the neckline create a cozy broken-rib turtleneck with matching cuffs and hem. Written for both worsted and aran weights across multiple sizes, there’s sure to be an option for everyone.

We are thrilled with this little beauty and hope that you join us for The Dog Walker KAL! Don’t forget to follow along in Ravelry and on Instagram – we’ll be posting progress pics, tips, and cheering each other on!

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Center Lane

 

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And today’s pick is….

Center Lane, designed by Jill Zielinski, aka Knitterella. The clever center spine on this shawl adds a unique design element that flows into an eye-catching chevron border. The Center Lane shawl is designed to be knit in your favorite Plucky Knitter ngering weight yarn. Directions are written for two sizes. A larger, 4-color design or a smaller version written to be knit with any Plucky Knitter Gradient Set. Either option gives you a fun knit with stunning results that is sure to be your new favorite!

Sample above 4-color version is shown in colors Twill, Happy Camper, Cheeky, and Nightlight on Halo and Snug Fingering.

Below is the gradient version shown in gradient set Peek O’ Blue on Halo.

 

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Twirligig

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Twirligig!! Shown in Bello, in Gradient Set “Snuggle Up!”, This adorable little number is simply a must-knit! Its charming eyelet design and eye-catching gradient keeps the knitting simple, yet entertaining.

Speaking of gradients…as we speak, the Plucky Reserve is being stocked with an assortment of Gradient Sets! Going on now, while supplies last, buy any Gradient Set and you’ll receive a free download for Twirligig! Plus, FREE SHIPPING!!!

 

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Mannequin Monday – Barlow

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Barlow!! Designed by Cassie Munksgard, this striped and textural shawl is a breeze to knit and great addition for your spring accessories!

Sample shown is knit in Cachet in color Tartan, and in Groovy Baby in color Pup Tent.

Check out my pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Stripe Parade

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Stripe Parade!! Designed by Amy Miller this light sweater is a great transition piece for spring!

Picking a 3-color combo is half the fun in knitting this simple top-down, raglan pullover. Written for your favorite Plucky fingering weight yarn the stripes lend itself for a great opportunity to mix those bases!

Show in colors Early Light, Good Old Days, and CC Bloom on Feet.

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Granny Annie

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Grannie Annie, from designer Hanna Maciejewska.

This worsted weight, semi-circle shawl is all about texture and color! Garter stripes and a traditional feather fan stitch, make for a shawl is as fun to knit as it is to wear.

Shown in colors Classic Rock, Gris, Ogre, and Dreamy on Cachet.

Get more info and details on my project page.

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Mannequin Monday – Lake Effect

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Lake Effect!! Designed by Amy Miller and oh so prefect for spring!

Springtime is the perfect time to add just a dash of feminine to any look you want. It’s just a little bit “girly” and a little “lacy”… but not too much. The Lake Effect cardigan pairs with anything and everything. Worked seamlessly from the bottom up in your favorite Plucky fingering weight, this is the lace sweater of our dreams!

Shown above in Pollen on Oxford.

Shown below in Kicky on Oxford.

 

 

 

Check out the pattern page for more details.

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Mannequin Monday – Stevie

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Stevie!! Our newest pattern in the Plucky catalog.

We just love this generously sized shawl in marled, gradient stripes! A super fun and addicting knit that is available in two sizes. And how can we not forget the gradient fringe…talk about a showstopper!

Shown above in Plucky gradient set Ice Cream Social held with Gris, both on Primo Fingering.

Shown below in Plucky gradient set Counting Sheep held with In A Jif, both on Phoebe.

 

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Mannequin Monday – Persephone

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Persephone by Plucky Knitter. This quietly elegant triangular shawl pairs a richly textured body with a lovely lace border. Adding fringe at the end is the icing on the cake!

The 1-color version, shown above, is knit in Traveler Sport in color Enchantment. Below the shawl is shown again in Traveler Sport, but this version is a subtle 3-color gradient. Top of shawl to bottom, the colors are Flannel, Classic Rock, and Bespoke.

 

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Mannequin Monday – Miso & Early Winter

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Miso by Ambah O’Brien.

Shown in Groovy in color Urban. This airy shawl, adorn in graphic lace is easy to wear and perfect for the spring temps!

Check out my Raverly project page for details on this version.

 

As an added bonus, (and because it’s still feels like winter in these parts!) I also wanted to feature Early Winter by Laura Aylor.

The sample shown here is knit in Groovy and in colors Morticia, Small Batch No. 021, and Stone Cold. Links to my project page can be found HERE. This was such an enjoyable knit!

 

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Mannequin Monday – Sophisticated Traveler

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

Sophisticated Traveler by Cassie Munksgard.

Shown in Cashmere held with Sophisticate, both bases in color Splendor. A beautiful, triangle shawl that’s all about texture and coziness!

 

 

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Mannequin Monday – La Promenade

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And today’s pick is….

La Promenade by Plucky Knitter.

Shown in Spiffy in color Twill. A great, lightweight cowl for spring!

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Mannequin Monday

 

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Mannequin Monday!

And the first pick which is….

 

Lemmy K in Lodge Worsted, Bespoke. A perfectly broody charcoal.

With Lemmy’s generous size, soothing stockinette beginnings and then dramatic textural ending – well, you’ve got yourself a really fun knit and a showstopper of an FO!

We will have some Lodge worsted available at Noon EDT today on the blog!

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