Quince & Co. Sparrow: New colours now in stock! March 26, 2015 – Posted in: New in Store, Project Ideas


Five gorgeous new colours of Sparrow have just arrived from Quince & Co.! From the top, are: Maize, Penny, Moon, Venice, and Fundi. Sparrow is spun in Italy from organic linen grown in Belgium. Its clean, smooth hand is crisp as you knit it but after washing and wearing it becomes handkerchief soft. One of our favourites for summer knitting projects.

Fiber: 100% organic linen
Amount: 50g
Yardage: 154 m / 168 y
Knitting Weight: Sport
Gauge: 24 sts per 10 cm / 4″Needles: 3.25 mm (US 3)

Sparrow is available in our online store here.

Project ideas for Sparrow:

(We’ve blogged these before but they’re as inspirational now as they were then!)


Row 1

Surrounding Tank by Hannah Fettig (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)
Hélène by Veronik Avery (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)

Row 2

Dejeuner Bag by Pam Allem (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)
Aria Cardi by Cecily Glowik MacDonald (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)

Row 3

Leaves Shawl by Kristen TenDyke (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)
Sparrow by Pam Allen (Photo: Jane Heller)

Row 4

Emma Shrug by Carrie Bostick Hoge (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)
Lida Shawl by Bristol Ivy (Photo: Carrie Bostick Hoge)

– Melissa