One of the best parts of my job at Sweater Sisters is having the opportunity to work with incredibly talented designers like Tiam Safari of KNITSAFARI Designs. Tiam has worked as a freelance knitwear designer for Wool and the Gang, Hobbycraft, Cygnet Yarns and Knit Picks, and her sparkly fishnet sock pattern was picked up by Vogue.com.au (who listed her as one of the top five knitters to look out for!).
Viola is Tiam’s third design for Sweater Sisters. This incredible sweater pattern is knitted in flat panels that are seamed on the right side with a crochet hook to create a spine effect. The sleeves are worked seamlessly in the round to reduce bulk, and then the V neckline is worked in the round at the end for a professional finish.
Tiam designed this sweater using Wayfaring Yarns Arcadia DK, a beautifully soft 100% Superwash extra fine Merino. I have four colors available for the kit. Three of the colors are inspired by the sands of three unique U.S. beaches and the fourth is inspired by the beautiful blue sky of my hometown, Alta, Wyoming.
Pfeiffer Beach – dusky lavender
Pink Sands Beach – silvery pink
Rockaway Beach – a blend of silvers and browns
Alta – the blue summer sky or your favorite faded blue jeans
These kits come with a built-in sweater quantity discount of 10% and are an additional 5% off through Sunday, May 24th. Sale prices range from $95 for XS-M to $214 for 5XL.
I take all precautions when shipping my yarn to make sure my product is virus-free. However, once it is out of my hands and in the postal system, the package is handled by many hands. I recommend taking the package out of your mailbox with tongs and putting it into a bin for a few days before opening, just to be safe.
Arcadia DK is a part of the WayfaringYarns line, Sweater Sisters in-house yarn hand-dyed by Selena in Alta, Wyoming.