With their endless styling options, the turtlenecks, cardigans, ponchos and cowls featured in this issue have the makings of becoming instant wardrobe essentials. Intriguing techniques such as cables, shaker rib, lace and Fair Isle offer a variety of projects for knitters of all levels. Sumptuous yarns, from alpaca to cashmere and Merino to metallics lend elegance, luxury and coziness to this season’s unforgettable collection of patterns. These classic designs in their on-trend color palette will be as chic and appealing years from now as they are today. With summer fading into fall, knitters once again remember why they love their craft.