FW18 Season Overview


Launch Schedule

All of the important dates in chronological order. Specific dates will be added as we get closer to launch.

September 13: FW18 Launch
October 1: FW18 Didion KAL 

Invite your customers to join the Shibui Knits KAL on Raverly and on Instagram (using #shibuiknitalong) to be entered for prizes.


FW18 Summary

The FW18 Shibui Knits collection invites winter with intention and poise. Easy, casual fabrics give way to refined and structured tailoring for tranquil wear and confident presence.

THE COLLECTION

  • Designed in–house by Shellie Anderson
  • Luxury garments showcasing our new yarn Echo, as well as the two new colors Dusk and Deep Water
  • Timeless shapes with a modern appeal
  • Innovative construction, with intuitive instructions
  • Easy to wear and style across multiple seasons
  • Subtle yet distinctive use of texture and contrast
  • Impeccable attention to details, fit, and techniques
  • Other yarns used: Birch, Cima, Drift, Lunar, Maai, Pebble, Silk Cloud
  ZEPHYR.  Cardigan using Fern & Twig. Shown in Bone.

THE YARN – Echo

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Content: 52% Silk Noil, 48% Fine Merino

Yardage: 160 yds / 146 m, 1.41 oz / 40 g

Gauge: 22-23 sts = 4″ on 5 US / 3.75 mm

  • Two distinct plies of silk noil blend with a light, airy merino creating a subtle halo and lofty fabric.
  • Ideal for garments and accessories alike
  • Surprisingly durable yet gentle against the skin
  • Mixes well with other yarns
  • Available in 14 essential colors
  • Descriptors: Light, Drapes with ease, Breathable, Stitches fall evenly
  • Available September 2018
 

Product Availability

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NEW COLORS

  • New Colors: Dusk & Deep Water
    Birch, Cima, Drift, Echo, Lunar, Maai, Pebble, Silk Cloud & Staccato
  • COLOR ADDITIONS

  • Bone:
    Birch, Drift, Echo & Maai
  • White:
    Birch & Drift

 

*New colors and color additions all available September 2018

LUNAR ADDITIONS

  • Major Additions to Lunar
    Bordeaux, Cove, Deep Water, Dusk, Field, Mineral, Suit, Tango & Velvet
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    DISCONTINUATIONS - NONE

     

    Supporting Materials

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    FW18 Collection Cheat Sheet: a quick and easy guide to the latest Shibui Knits collection, including cost per garment.

    FW18 Pattern Thumbnail Pages: a visual overview of all Shibui Knits patterns, including free and archive patterns.

    FW18 Friends of Shibui Thumbnail Pages: a visual overview of the most recent designs of independent designers knitting with Shibui Knits yarns.

    FW18 Mix Cheat Sheet: provides all potential yarn combinations mixing 2 or more yarns, includes gauge, etc.

    *please click on “additional resources” tab for additional mix party material including updated winding cards.

     

    We’d love to hear how you use these materials with your customers so we can make them even better – contact us at info@shibuiknits.com with any requests or suggestions.