They’re here! The Pantone Spring 2014 Colors have been announced. According to the Pantone website, “Designers take a modern twist on the traditional for spring 2014 by pairing soft pastels with vivid brights to create a colorful equilibrium. Inspired by a mixture of blooming flowers, travels abroad and strong, confident women, designers use color to refresh, revive and defy conventional wisdom.”
To celebrate the arrival of the Spring 2014 colors, we’ve rounded up some easy knitting patterns that correspond with each tone and hue. There’s a pattern for everyone in this list of creative, colorful knits, so pull out your needles and be a knitting trendsetter with these stylish projects!
Little Price Baby Blanket – The little Prince Baby Blanket is almost a perfect Placid Blue match! This little boys’ blanket pattern is as comforting as it is adorable. Wrap up your little man in this soft, warm blanket and watch as he falls into a dream-filled sleep.
Violet Flower Cardigan – With a little patience, you can create a truly stunning work of art. The Violet Flower Cardigan features a stunning mix of delicate lace work and a counterpane pattern resulting in a beautiful flower design.
Chain Link Fingerless Mitts – Although the color of these warm fingerless mitts may be trendy, the stitch work is timesless. The Chain Link Fingerless Mitts feature an classic interlocking design on a beautiful, fresh field of green.
Luxy Leg Warmers – All trends come back into fashion sooner or later, so channel the 80s with the Luxy Leg Warmers. These soft, warm knits will keep your limbs nice and cozy (not to mention stylish) all season long.
Candy Apple Cowl – Take a bite out of this this bright, beautiful knit cowl. The Candy Apple Cowl is a gorgeous, deep red colored knit perfect for bringing out the rosy color of your cheeks. This bright cowl is a burst of color on a dreary day.
Goldie Neckerchief – Flirty and fabulous, the Goldie Neckerchief is a great freesia- colored accessory to draw attention to your face and neckline. This adorable little tie scarf is a great way to add a little retro glam to your outfit.
November Birthstone Cowl – This gorgeous, rust-colored knit cowl pattern is the perfect gift for someone with a November birthday. The official birthstones for the month are topaz and citrine, and this pretty cowl is a color somewhere in between.
Mountain Mists Afghan – This gorgeous knit blanket pattern features bold colors in an alternating half square design. The Mountain Mists Afghan celebrates the beauty of purple mountains majesty by incorporating multiple shades of purple into a beautiful blanket.
One Week Sweater – The ease and simplicity of this pattern is as dazzling as the Pantone color it matches. The One Week Sweater is a basic knit you’ll have in your closet for years to come – and it’ll only take you about seven days to complete.
Silver Symphony Scarf– This show-stopping knit scarf pattern features the beautiful shade of Pantone Paloma. Adorned with an o-shaped lace design, the Silver Symphony Scarf features a charming gradient of gray color that blends effortlessly into an eye-catching pattern.
What’s your favorite new Pantone color?
Bonus: Don’t miss our latest giveaway! One lucky winner will win one skein of Pixie yarn from Dragonfly Fibers. This beautiful, hand dyed yarn is a vibrant mix of greens, yellows, and blues. Enter for your chance to win this gorgeous yarn before November 6, 2013!