FW16 Season Overview

Launch Schedule

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

August 1: Drift Pre-Release Patterns – request
August 8: Non-Drift Pre-Release Patterns – request
August 22: Yarn and Pattern Images Available – request
September 13: FW16 Launch Day
September 22: FW16 Rise KAL Start Day – download pattern

FW16 Summary



  • Designed inhouse by Shellie Anderson
  • Unique luxury garments showcasing our new yarn, Drift
  • Cool toned and textural, with subtle details
  • Timeless and easy to wear in multiple seasons
  • Covers a wide range of knitting skills
  • Impeccable attention to details and techniques
  • Other yarns used: Cima, Dune, Maai, Pebble, Silk Cloud, Staccato

the yarn: Drift

Content: 85% Extra Fine Merino / 15% Cashmere

Yardage: 110 yards / 101 m, 1.76 oz / 50 g

Gauge: 18–20 sts = 4" on 8 US / 5 mm

  • Soft and lofty worsted weight
  • Feels as luxurious as 100% cashmere
  • Warm but not heavy
  • Mixes well with other yarns
  • Exceptional stitch definition
  • Available in 13 essential colors

Product Availability


  • Dune: Abyss, Field
  • Maai: Bordeaux, Field, Graphite
  • Pebble: Cove, Field, Imperial, Tango

*New colors available 9.13.2016


  • Colors: Brass, Grounds & Lime across all yarns

*Officially discontinued in the FW16 season. This does not mean we are out of stock. Check with our fulfillment team to order this product.

Supporting Materials


FW16 Collection Cheat Sheet: a quick and easy guide to the latest Shibui Knits collection, including cost per garment.

FW16 Mix Cheat Sheet: provides all potential yarn combinations mixing 2 or more yarns, includes gauge, etc.

FW16 Pattern Thumbnail Pages: a visual overview of all Shibui Knits patterns, including free and archive patterns.

FW16 Promo Card: a half sheet promotional card you can download and print for marketing use.

FW16 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 info@shibuiknits.com with any requests or suggestions.