FALL / WINTER 2014 DIAMOND YARN

New designs by Diamond’s design team. I did only some of these designs.

To buy any of these NEW patterns as a PDF go to PATTERNFISH

See MORE of these designs here: Diamond Yarn

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FALL / WINTER 2014 Mirasol Collection

I’d like to introduce you to the new Mirasol Collection patterns. Designed by the members of our design team, myself included. All of these patterns may be purchased through PATTERNFISH as a PDF. They are being added daily, so if you see one you like and it’s not there yet, check back in a few days.

LINK TO PATTERNFISH:

https://www.patternfish.com/catalogs/1-patternfish-main?utf8=%E2%9C%93&catalog_search%5B%5D=1984&text_search=&list_type=medium_badge&gauge_min=&gauge_max=&size_min=&size_max=&inches=yes

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Spring 2014 begins at MIRASOL

TNNA time reminds us that spring is right around the corner! (and dare I say we are working on FALL 2014 already!)

I’d like to share with you some of the collection for spring from our Canadian design team.

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Michele Meadows

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Michelle Porter

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Sachiko Burgin

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Michelle Porter

FREE PATTERN here:

http://www.diamondyarn.com/d/yarn/18-sulka-legato/

To view the rest of the SPRING 2014 Mirasol Collection go to: http://www.diamondyarn.com/d/mirasol/leaflets/

Diamond Yarn “Luxury Collection” F/W 2013 sneak peak

Here are the sample cover photos for the new patterns designed by Michele Meadows and ME-Michelle Porter, also Sachiko Burgin and Debra Rowland

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1522%20-%20Fine%20merino%20aran

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1525%20-%20baby%20llama%20natural

1526%20-%20mulberry%20merino

1527%20-%20alpaca%20prima

1528%20-%20fine%20merino%20dk

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1531%20-%20andes%20hand%20paint

MIRASOL fall 2013

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M5037%20(b)%20Sami%20mock%20upCollection by Michele Meadows and Myself- Michelle Porter

DKC Guild talk, March 20th, preview of Mirasol F/W 2013

If you are in the Toronto area and would like to see some samples of the upcoming fall collection for Mirasol as well as others, Please come to the DKC meeting on March 20th. The cost is $8 for non members at the door. I’ll be doing a presentation that should be interesting for all.

For more information check out the Events page for this meeting.

http://www.ravelry.com/events/michelle-porter—march-dkc-meeting

Downtown Knit Collective guild meeting for March

Michelle Porter – March DKC Meeting March 20, 2013 @ 7:30 PM

Innis College – Town Hall
2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

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Doors open at 6:45 PM
Members* no charge. Non-members $8.00 at the door.
•2012/13 membership $40.00 which includes 10 meetings and 10 enewsletters as well as other discounts. A membership until June 2013 is now 1/2 price – only $20.00

Michelle Porter (mistress on Ravelry)

Michelle is a young Toronto area knitter and knitwear designer that hails from the East Coast. Taught by her grandmother as a youngster, Michelle has broad experience in the knitting industry which has helped her develop her signature style and understand what her customers want. She currently designs for both a yarn company, Diamond Luxury Collection, and under her own label, Fondle Patterns. You can see her designs at local yarn stores and online at Ravelry and Patternfish.

Michelle will be talking about the ins and outs of designing a collection for yarn companies that feature new or unfamiliar yarns. Each season, the yarn companies decide what yarns they want to feature as they discontinue some and develop new ones to take their place. They determine how many patterns the designer should make, and set a deadline. It’s the job of the designer to understand them inside and out. Michelle decides what each yarn will become.

Her patterns aren’t just for the knitters to follow, but also the tool that the sales reps will use to demonstrate to the yarn store owner the features and benefits of stocking this new (or overlooked), wonderful yarn.

Michelle is known for her beautiful designs with modern shaping. To learn more about Michelle check out these interviews with her on The Diamond Yarn blog and on the How to Become a Professional Knitter blog.

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