February Koigu Journal

Let's make something fast and frivolous

As winter ends in the North we're looking for projects to match the change of light
and how it makes us feel about colors. In the Southern half of the globe,
you're changing toward Autumn and its earthier, red/gold colors.
In all locales, it's time for a pretty little project.
Frances is...

Koigu Journal January

Let's track a design from idea to finished garment

The holiday celebrations are over for now and we think it's time to make something
fun and a bit challenging for yourself.
That was our first thought for this month. After a little brainstorming and
inspiration, we decided to explore knitted motifs. It's easy to find crocheted motifs.

Koigu Journal

August 2014 Our first issue!

August will be over soon. Some people see this as an end. End of summer, end of freedom.
At Koigu Wool Designs we'd like to view it as a happy beginning.
A new season. A new school year. A new chance to create colorful, exciting projects in...

Koigu Journal September 2014

Let's Koigu this!

This month we want to inspire you toward a next step in playing with colors.
The Koigu philosophy has always been to speak through color and design is the tool
Maie and Taiu have employed to translate, explore and embrace color.

So this month we want to Koigu a simple T-shirt pullover with seven KPPPMs...

Koigu Journal October 2014

Let's talk about the next step in working with color: stranding

Last month we featured a simple pullover worked in intarsia squares of variegated yarn. This time we want to knit a hat with a small, repeated stranded pattern. We've offered two options -- a skully and a more traditional watch cap style. We're using four colors of KPM in...