Monday, October 15, 2012

November Knits: Cobblestone Trenchcoat


This is the third stop on November Knits Blog Tour! I'm delighted to have a design of mine in such a great company. Kate and Courtney have done perfect work for this lovely book!



My design is a interpretation of a classic trenchcoat: Cobblestone Trenchcoat. It's knit up in Rowan Lima, a warm blend of alpaca, merino and nylon in worsted weight. Lima is just perfectly soft and squishy for this project! For the Cobblestone, I was inspired by a recent visit to Boston - well, it's not that recent anymore. I tried to capture the feeling of warmth I felt strolling down the streets of Cambridge.




I'm happy to announce that Interweave Press has provided a copy of November Knits to give to a lucky commenter! Please comment on this post and I'll draw the lucky winner on Monday, October 22nd.

The Blog Tour continues at Laura Nelkin's blog. See you there!

126 comments:

Tuia said...

Beautiful coat!

Liina said...

Looks good! And true, Lima is lovely. OK, putting this in the queue :)

ingrid said...

I love your designs, and this jacket is very wonderful. And I also love Lima, a wonderful yarn, so soft...
Greetings from the South..
Ingrid

frost said...

Looks great! And has the feeling of warmth, for sure!

Sassas mamma said...

That's a really nice coat! Think I have some lima in my stash that would be perfect for this :)

Maija said...

Beautiful!

Emily said...

Lovely coat! Maybe I get lucky and win the book ... :D

Raiku said...

Ihana takki! Ja sopivasti olen pitkään haaveillut Rowanin Limasta tehdystä takista. Toivottavasti joku päivä saan sellaisen, ehkä tämän, puikoille.

little macaroon. said...

I love Rowan Lima, there are some stunning colours in the range. Count me in on your book giveaway, I'd love to win it!

Stitched Together said...

It looks like a really lovely book.

Ullfull said...

Its lovely! I want to knit this! I have knit many of your designS and they are a pleasure to kni and wear!

Truly Myrtle said...

Another fab design! Love your stuff :) And, doesn't the book look great!

Mikaela said...

Ihana, tuo kirja sopisi mainoisti minun kirjahyllyyni! Ihana malli tuo sinun suunnittelema, Lima ON ihana lanka :)

Angeluna said...

I was so pleased to see such a nice design of yours in the book. Congratulations.

Sanna said...

Jälleen kerran todella upea neule sinulta. Neuleesi ovat yksinkertaisia mutta ajattoman kauniita, kerrassaan upeita! Onneksi olkoon kirjasta, se näyttää mahtavalta!

affen said...

Tyylikkään näköinen kirja ja upea neule!

Blithe Spirit said...

What a great design. Would love to win this book and knit this up. Thanks for holding this contest.

Sarah said...

Its a gorgeous book, I would love to own a copy!

Karoliina said...

Hienoa, että sinun ja muiden suomalaisten suunnittelijoden mallit pääsevät maailmalle ja suuren yleisön tietoon. Taas kerran hieno malli,

Veera said...

A sudden feeling that I have to own a hooded and knitted jacket!

Estella said...

Must...knit...that...coat!

Soapbark said...

Härlig!!
Väcker habegär....

tea said...

ja taas yks pitkään listaan lisättävä =)

Magi said...

What elegant jackets - this book sounds great!

Kaisa said...

Kaunis takki!

lollipopette said...

Lovely.

Vilttitossu Ryysynen said...

Truly lovely! Both. Book and gardi ;)

rebecca said...

Love the book cover and your contribution! Would love to win. :)

CelticCastOn said...

Beautiful! I love the wide hood, really sets off the back!

Bethany said...

I was just leafing through this book yesterday and this coat was one of my favorite pieces! Would looove to win the book!

Teresa said...

Lovely design! Thanks for the contest!

nicole said...

Your beautiful design looks so snuggly and warm!

Dee said...

A gorgeous coat that I would love to knit and wear around my home, Cambridge!

Melissa said...

Love the coat and all the other patterns in your book!

Jen Arnall-Culliford said...

Gosh, what a lovely design! And I'm off to check out the others in the collection. :)

staceyknitsit said...

I'd love a copy of this book! Nice giveaway.

Minna said...

Pelkistetyn tyylikäs takki.

thefeministknitter said...

Love the "trench coat" from the front, then WOW---super-love it from the back!

PikkuSanna said...

Great coat, simple enough but with a twist.

Kassia said...

Beautiful!! :)

petoskystone said...

Lovely work! If the Trenchcoat & cover Cardigan is any indication, the book is wonderful :)

Karen said...

Beautiful work!

Laura said...

I love all the designs in this collection. They're so timeless!

april2929 said...

Love this coat! Looks so comfy and stylish too!

Amanda said...

All around stunning collection, but I think I like your design the best :)

Savannagal said...

There are so many beautiful garments in this book. I would love to win a copy. Thanks for the opportunity.

Ivy said...

What a well-curated collection of knitwear! It really captures that November time of year.

FloraPoste said...

So pretty! You've perfectly captured the feeling of Cambridge in autumn.

Jennifer in Ohio said...

What a beautiful design, and Lima is wonderful to knit!

jaf61205 (Rav ID)

Little Miss S. said...

Very pretty and looking very much like fall.Great work!

Lori said...

Oh! I love this one! I was thinking I "need" this book & was planning to buy it for my birthday, but I would love to win a copy!

Ytknits said...

What a beautiful pattern! I have a daughter who would look great in it...must add it to my knitting queue.

josie said...

How warm and cozy looking!

Adeline said...

How nice it is ! Congratulations :-)

Emily said...

I'm intrigued!

Monica said...

Gorgeous design! I really love this book...

rav id = mmgrrr

siina*k said...

Very chic coat, Veera! :)

Lankakeiju said...

Takki on upea!

regina said...

What a gorgeous design! I honestly don't know how you keep knocking out one great design after another, but I'm extremely grateful. I love Kate & Courtney's designs and their yarn, too. Great stuff all around.

Missy knits said...

I love your designs...and I can't wait to get my hands on this pattern book. I am doing a yarn hop at the end of the month, and this is on my list of items to keep my eye out for!!

Na said...

Great sweater and wonderful book.

Unknown said...

Love it! Looks like my kind of sweather!
Keep up the good work!

jillian said...

yay! congrats on the design, it looks great :)

Paula said...

Kaunis takki!

Sheila said...

Very nice design!

Gail said...

I love the design of the Cobblestone Trenchcoat! It may be my next project!

stingingneedle said...

How lovely! Thanks for the giveaway :)

Tui said...

Tässä kirjassa on monta ihanaa neuletta ja yksi niistä on tää sun takki. <3

ellie said...

Aivan mielettömän ihana takki! :)

Tiffanie said...

Oooohhh, so pretty! And I love that it was styled with a dress--I'm a dress girl, if ever there was one and I hate my regular trenchcoat. Thanks for the chance to win this book (and your great pattern).

kudumishoolik said...

It's a Pearl! The coat is so modetsy feminine...
Meeli

Sally said...

If the patterns are free, more money for yarn!

cleancup said...

That's a lovely coat! I've been eyeing this book since its pre-order days on amazon-- I'm so excited to see it's out and available.

LauraH said...

What a beautiful coat! I think I would enjoy knitting this! Thanks for the chance to win it!

Person hinter den Worten said...

So pretty, would be great for next autumn :D

lex said...

oh, I love this coat, please let me win :-)
greetings Alexandra

JennyF said...

Onpa houkuttelevan näköisiä malleja! Pakko osallistua!

Helén Jacobsen said...

It`s lovely!

Broogie said...

I like the shaping detail.

Kate Price said...

What a lovely pattern - and the whole book looks fantastic - full of beautiful patterns and inspiring photos

Kristin Ou said...

Love this coat!

sillylittlelady said...

What a perfectly cozy coat! Simple, sweet detailing and a flattering, classic fit :)

Miriam said...

Congratulations on another gorgeous design. Thank you for the opportunity to win the book

Sanna said...

Ihanan mukavan lämpimän näköinen takki!

Jeanne said...

So beautiful. If I don't win I think this might be a book to buy!

Kelly K. said...

Such a great book with lots of pretty patterns. Thanks for such a lovely giveaway!

Rav ID: kellknit

Jurga said...

It's a gorgeous design in the gorgeous book!

- Virpi - said...

Kaunis neule, sen voisi toteuttaa. Mukavaa syksyä!

Vihervaaranneli said...

Lovely coat!

Badger & Bird said...

The book looks lovely! Autumn knitting is kind of my favorite actually, and this book does look like it's full of great cardigans.

Nisse said...

Great book! I love most of these theme-issues by interweave, as they usually offer quite a broad collection of nice designs

Kaunis Nelli said...

Ooooh... just tän tyyppisen mä olen ajatellut itse suunnittelevani (heheee... niinku mä muka osaisin)

Anelma said...

Amazing!

Nana Go-Go said...

So glad I found out about you on Ravelry. I always look forward to seeing more of your work and this fabulous coat is no exception. Thank You for being there, Veera.

Rose said...

What a beautiful coat indeed. You have captured it all and the color is awesome.

Julia said...

Gorgeous!

alarwyn said...

Ah, IHANA. Ja näyttää just oikean lämpimältä. :D

ikkinlala said...

Very nice!

Nidhi said...

It's such a gorgeous coat!

Jaime P said...

Love your sweater patterns and this one is great too! Thanks for sharing a copy.

Dilia said...

This book looks so fantastic. Would love to read it/make something from it!

mhchong said...

What a beautiful knit!! I'd love to win this book.

mhchong@aol.com

Aristi Dounia said...

Beautiful collection of patterns! And such a cozy looking coat! Thank you for a chance to win this beautiful book!

Codi said...

Gorgeous, would love to get my hands on that book!

dclulu said...

lovely!

Francesca said...

Stunning. Just in time for fall

janine said...

Your design is lovely. This book has plenty of patterns I would like to knit.

Jaana said...

Lovely trenchcoat! And the book looks interesting too.

Silja Kristjánsdóttir said...

Ummmm looks good - would love to have a copy

C Gibson said...

Fantastic design!

Hepsi said...

Kaunis takki! Ja kirja näyttää ihanalta!

Knitschmidt said...

the coat is beautiful and one of the MANY designs in this book I would love to knit!!

Emma said...

On kyllä nätti takki ja mielenkiintosen näkönen kirja.

angelina said...

would love to win thank yOU!!

Pauliina said...

Osallistun. Olet taitava!

Mangoskein said...

Another lovely design... and just in time for fall.

alicia said...

Gorgeous coat. I love that there are pockets!

Jamie French said...

Can't wait to check out this book!

Sharon said...

what a beautiful design!

Vicki Lambadi said...

Beutiful coat! Perfect for autumn warmness!

Healigan said...

so gorgeous. want to knit this coat with my daughter.

Pam Boulet said...

Beautiful coat! So many pretty designs in the book! Would LOVE to win this!

Tiinu said...

Lovely book and an even lovelier coat :)

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