Honey, 21 designs brought to you by Kim Hargreaves, is a really fantastic collection of truly feminine knitwear.
The designs are described as ” a sunkissed collection with a ’70s vibe” featuring honey tones and golden hues.
Using different yarns from Rowan this brochure showcases cardigans and accessories ready to wear for more than just one season.
Goldie a classic v-necked sweater with on trend dolman sleeves is knitted using one strand each of Rowan Kidsilk Haze (shown here in Mud 652) and Fine Lace (shown here in Stoneware 943) held together. The sleeves are knitted in one piece with back and front of this sweater. The cuffs are picked up along the straight rowed edge of the sleeve extensions.
Check out Linda’s Goldie!
Mia, a classic textured cardigan for the knitter with a little experience shows a pattern in knit and purl stitches. The pattern is fully charted, so you can easily follow the pattern. Kim used Rowan Softknit Cotton (photographed in White 588) for this summer essential.
This openwork sweater knitted in Rowan All Seasons Cotton is featuring side vents. This relaxed sweater with an effortless ease is suitable for the experienced knitter. It is shown here in shade Bleached 182.
This sweat cap sleeved top with eyelet detail is knitted in Rowan Cotton Glacé. Madeline, a simple elegant summer vest is for the experienced knitter and shown here in shade Bleached 726.
Short & Sweet, Bibi is this seasons oh so pretty cardigan. Knitted holding two strands of ever popular Rowan Kidsilk Haze (photographed here in Cream 634) together this design is suitable for the experienced knitter. It is featuring stockinette stitch and set-in sleeves.
Also knitted in Cotton Glacé this fitted cardigan with an eyelet detail is featuring a peplum. Shown here in shade Earth 863 Angie is suitable for a knitter with a little experience.
This young and stylish rib & double moss stitch poncho is knitted in Rowan Softknit Cotton (shown here in shade Sand 571). Kelly makes the perfect summer cover-up.
Sissy, a beret with oh so essential multi coloured stripes is knitted in 9 shades of Rowan Kidsilk Haze. If you like you may knit it with 2 balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in one shade too.
This classic textured sweater with a boat-neck is knitted in Rowan Softknit Cotton. The pattern is fully charted. Knit and purl stitches are forming the simple yet stunning and timeless pattern. Shown here in Shade Sand 571.
Novice crocheter on your hooks! This openwork crochet scarf is for you. 4 balls of Rowan Pure Linen (shown here in Shade Arctic) and a crochet hook, come on, don’t be shy!
This vest with a neat cable edging is suitable for a knitter with a little experience. Patty is knitted in Rowan Panama and will take you through from day to night. Shown here in shade Blue Fog 317.
This sweater worked in rich tonal classic stripes with a boat-neck is knitted in the same colours as the Sissy Beret. So why don’t knit both, using 9 shades of Rowan Kidsilk Haze.
Sherry a short-sleeved cardigan with a shawl collar looks so relaxed. It is knitted using Rowan Revive and is featuring moss stitch on the edgings. Shown here in shade Flint 469 this cardigan is for the knitter with a little experience.
Candice a relaxed cardigan with pockets and cable edging is knitted in Rowan Panama. This understated cardigan is suitable for the knitter with a little experience. It is photographed her in shade Straw 313.
This sweater is featuring a boat neck and is worked in a stunning rib & cable pattern. Suitable for the knitter with little experience Dylan is knitted in Rowan Handknit Cotton (photographed here in shade Thunder 335).
Cheryl a neat cardigan with a ridged detail formed with knit and purl stitches. The sleeves are worked together with the back and the fronts. This simple cardigan offers effortless style and is suitable for the knitter with little experience. It is knitted in Rowan All Seasons Cotton and photographed here in shade Storm 251.
Raquel a short sleeved sweater is knitted in a ridged texture and has a flattering side shaping. This sweater is worked in one piece beginning at the front hem edge for minimal finishing. It is knitted using Rowan All Seasons Cotton (shown here in shade Bleached 182).
This classic beret with a garter stitch trim is shown here in shade Aged Rose 583 of Rowan Softknit Cotton. Jerry, the cover design of this collection (photographed in shade Sand 571) is knitted flat and suitable for the knitter with a little experience.
Look also for Dayana’s version of Jerry. Check out her blog!
This textured A-line cardigan is knitted in Rowan All Seasons Cotton (shown here in shade Bleached 182). The pattern is fully charted and easy to follow. It’s the perfect cardigan for those chilly summer evenings.
You may knit this design as a cropped cardigan or sweater, or both. It is featuring a stunning cable pattern, side shaping and set-in sleeves. It is knitted using Rowan Wool Cotton (photographed here in shade Ox Blood 989).
This sweater with buttoned neck and eyelet detail is featuring raglan sleeves. It is suitable for the knitter with little experience using Rowan Creative Linen photographed in shade Stormy 635.
6 thoughts on “Kim Hargreaves: Honey ~ A review”
So many pretty designs in Honey.
Thanks for posting Konrad – some great patterns here!
Love the styling in these pictures, the midi skirts, the suede, the boots, and LOVE Goldie. Oh no, another favorite on my wish to knit list. Why do you always have to share so many gorgeous designs? 😉
Any idea where to locate this book? Love the designs.
here is a link to Kim Hargreaves shop in the UK.
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