SS17 Season Overview

Launch Schedule

All of the important dates in chronological order. Click the links for more information. 

January 23: Lunar Pre-Release Patterns – request
February 6: Non-Lunar Pre-Release Patterns – request
February 13: Yarn and Pattern Images Available – request
March 7: SS17 Launch Day
March 20: SS17 Crete KAL Start Day

SS17 Summary


  • Designed in–house by Shellie Anderson
  • Luxury garments showcasing our new yarns Lunar & Reed
  • Elegant shapes with a fresh sensibility
  • Easy to wear and style across multiple seasons
  • Impeccable attention to details, fit and techniques
  • Other yarns used: Cima, Rain, Twig




Content: 60% Extra Fine Merino
40% Mulberry Silk

Yardage: 401 yds / 365 m, 1.76 oz / 50 g

Gauge: 28–30 sts = 4″ on 3 US / 3.25 mm

  • Luminous 2-ply laceweight
  • Ideal for garments as well as classic lace projects
  • Light & lofty with the rich sheen of silk
  • Mixes well with other yarns
  • Available in 12 essential colors
Available March 2017


Content: 100% Linen

Yardage: 246 yds / 225 m, 1.76 oz / 50 g

Gauge: 26–28 sts = 4″ on 5 US / 3.75 mm

  • Fingering weight chainette
  • Replaces & improves on Linen
  • Easy substitute for Linen in all Shibui Knits patterns
  • Cool & breathable summer yarn
  • Mixes well with other yarns
  • Available in 17 classic colors
Available January 2017

Product Availability


  • Pebble: Apple
  • Rain: Imperial, Fog, Graphite & Field
  • Twig: Imperial

*New colors available 03.07.2017


  • Linen (replaced by Reed)
  • Colors: Cascade, Clay & Trail across all yarns

*Officially discontinued in the SS17 season. This does not mean we are out of stock. Check with our fulfillment team to order this product.

Supporting Materials


SS17 Collection Cheat Sheet: a quick and easy guide to the latest Shibui Knits collection, including cost per garment.

SS17 Mix Cheat Sheet: provides all potential yarn combinations mixing 2 or more yarns, includes gauge, etc.

SS17 Pattern Thumbnail Pages: a visual overview of all Shibui Knits patterns, including free and archive patterns.

SS17 Color Cards: view the Shibui Knits palette across all of our yarns.


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