FW17 Season Overview

Launch Schedule

All of the important dates in chronological order. 

July: Birch Pre-Release Patterns
August: Non-Birch Pre-Release Patterns
August: Yarn and Pattern Images Available
September: FW17 Launch
September: FW17 Icon KAL Start Day

FW17 Summary


  • Designed in–house by Shellie Anderson
  • Luxury garments showcasing our new yarn Birch
  • Bold shapes with a fashion-forward sensibility
  • Dynamic use of color and contrast
  • Easy to wear and style across multiple seasons
  • Impeccable attention to details, fit and techniques
  • Other yarns used: Cima, Drift, Lunar, Maai, Pebble, Silk Cloud




Content: 100% Extra Fine Merino

Yardage: 262 yds / 239 m, 1.76 oz / 50 g

Gauge: 26–28 sts = 4″ on 4 US / 3.5 mm

  • Soft & lustrous single ply
  • Ideal for garments, accessories and colorwork
  • Smooth, with a soft halo
  • Mixes well with other yarns
  • Available in 14 rich, essential colors
Available September 2017

Product Availability


  • Drift: Bordeaux, Caffeine
  • Maai: Mineral

*New colors available September 2017


  • Dune
  • Color: Brownstone across all yarns

*Officially discontinued in the FW17 season. This does not mean we are out of stock. Check with our fulfillment team to order this product.

Supporting Materials


FW17 Collection Cheat Sheet: a quick and easy guide to the latest Shibui Knits collection, including cost per garment.

FW17 Mix Cheat Sheet: provides all potential yarn combinations mixing 2 or more yarns, includes gauge, etc.

FW17 Pattern Thumbnail Pages: a visual overview of all Shibui Knits patterns, including free and archive patterns.

FW17 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.