CH 211: Interpretations Volume 5 by Joji and Veera

Helen —  March 16, 2018 — 44 Comments

Today on the podcast I have one more peek forward at the EYF, which is happening this weekend, and then dive into a review of the latest gorgeous collaboration between super talented designers Joji Locatelli and Veera Välimäki. As a special 5th anniversary treat, they’ve paired each of the patterns in their Interpretations Vol. 5 collection with a custom colourway from a wonderful indie dyer. I fall in love with some of these very special yarns and try my best to narrow down my favourite patterns from the book. Be sure to listen for your chance to win a copy of Interpretations Vol. 5 in our giveaway!


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44 responses to CH 211: Interpretations Volume 5 by Joji and Veera

  1. I have just listened to the podcast and went to look at the gorgeous look book from the interpretations 5. I loved the tree wrap, but my absolute favourite is the Quiet Stars cardigan, it looks so comfortable to wear.

  2. Indigo by Veera is such a beautiful Dk sweater, I am in love with it thx Alene

  3. Tree Seeker is just magnificent! A beautiful interplay of lace and cables.

  4. Louise van den Munckhof March 17, 2018 at 8:16 am

    I have been wanting some more tunic length jerseys as I love wearing leggings to work. The Glacier Tunic by Joji in the interpretations 5 fits the bill especially since the knitting is on the bias which suits my body shape.

  5. I am torn between Separate Ways and Quiet Stars, I want to knit one of the two before your Bath Retreat, and I have to order some yarn… I better make up my mind soon!

  6. Glacier Tunic looks so good. Will knit it some day!

  7. I have always been drawn to Amy’s yarns. The La Bien Aimee merino singles look luscious!

  8. I love Dynamic Trio with Quiet Stars coming in a close second.

  9. I just love the rich indigo blue of the Väinämöinen DK yarn and the cable jumper shoes it off beautifully. I would love to knit this pattern. What astounding collection.

  10. Quiet Stars is the pattern that stands out for me. I had actually been looking at it yesterday before listening to your podcast.

    I also love the La Bien Aimée special colourway that was developed for this collection. Such lovely yarn….

  11. I love Joji’s Separate Ways from Interpretations 5, it looks really interesting to knit and so comfy to wear.

  12. It all looks so wonderful but if I had to pick I’d say the Glacier tunic!

  13. They are all beautiful! I would choose Chasing the Light to knit. It was under the Explore catergory and my word for the year is explore, which I would be doing with this lace pattern.

  14. Kristina Jelinek March 18, 2018 at 11:28 pm

    Seriously, what’s not to love? 🙂 Amazing patterns, phenomenal yarns– what a celebration of creativity, beauty and craft! Rose Quartz is probably my favorite, but everything is stunning.

    Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  15. Melanie Roberts March 19, 2018 at 4:41 am

    I love the Tree Seeker Wrap by Joji. The cables are so beautiful. And once I’m feeling a little more confident about my garment knitting skills, I want to knit the Rugged Coat by Joji.

  16. I am having a hard time deciding between the two explore patterns, but I think the chasing light shawl would be a very versatile shawl to have in my closet.

  17. I love both the tree seeker and the glacier tunic. I wasn’t a bit surprised when I discovered the tree seeker was knit in Plucky Knitter yarn. I have bookcases filled with their lovely colorways, especially the grays and neutrals. Perfect for a pattern called tree seeker.

  18. I love all the designs especially the sweaters. But I think I would be knitting Indigo first then Rose Quartz. I am planning to get the Indigo pattern and purchase yarn at the Toronto Knitters Frolic in April. But If i win the collection…Yay!

  19. I love the Anemone sweater. The color ny Hedgehog Fibres is beautiful and the asymmetrical shape would be very flattering along with the it being a short sleeve, almost T-shirt style, would make it a 3 season garment. A close 2nd is the Glacier Tunic, also a gorgeous piece. I hope to knit both!! Enjoy your podcast and thank you for the giveaway!!

  20. Indigo – I just can’t resist cables and Chasing Lights I can’t pick just one of them they are all gorgeous!!!

  21. I love the Glacier Tunic.

  22. Love the Joy cardigan for the lace and the vintage feel. I like all the designs though:)

  23. Tree Seeker is versatile and beautiful!

  24. My favourite is the Rugged Coat. Love the subtle cable detail and the versatility of this garment. But honestly… how can you choose just one?!

  25. Loved listening to your review of Interpretations Vol. 5. The words for this volume appeal to something deep within me and I find myself being pulled very strongly by “Joy” – the word, the pretty lace details and, of course, the yarn, or should I say the colorway, which is called “Bliss” and is the most delicate shade of green. Loving!

  26. Rose Quartz is my favorite although it was hard to pick just one!

  27. Everything is stunning…..what a celebration of creativity & beauty….. Thanks for sharing this post…!!

  28. I love the Madeline Tosh special yarn in Pebble colorway! Love listening, as always.

  29. What a collection! Choosing just one is hard, but I’m really drawn to the Glacier Tunic! Thanks for the opportunity!

  30. Tree Seeker is gorgeous/ and as I am tall, would be a good size

  31. Polly McCullough March 20, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    I love the Glacier Tunic! I can see myself wearing it with jeans or leggings and boots. It would be such fun to knit,

  32. I really love Glacier and also Chasing Light, but honestly, all of these patterns are winners! Pick me, pick me! 🙂

  33. Hi Helen,
    Thanks again for another wonderful episode to listen to, I hope you enjoyed EYF!

    There are a lot of projects in the book I would like to make but the Glacier Tunic would be the first one I would cast on.

  34. I love Quiet Stars by Joji! It is absolutely beautiful.

  35. JOY! By Veera. LOVE this pattern and thinking about the pattern name while knitting it would make me smile! (Am a new podcast listener in Ohio, US. Haberdashery cabinet-so intriguing!)

  36. The glacier tunic by Joji is a great design. Tunics are so popular with leggings and this would be a great project. Always enjoy your podcasts! My Ravelry favorites folder is filling up with great pattern designs that you have talked about.

  37. Thank you for your podcasts, you keep me company on my commute.
    There are some great patterns here (and I haven’t knitted all the things out if Interpretations 4 yet!) as for a favourite, well, I’m torn between Joy and the Glacier Tunic – both lovely in different ways. Actually Quiet Stars is rather nice too!

  38. Thanks for another great podcast! I’m a big fan of Veera, Joji and Pompom, so I’ve really enjoyed seeing all the designs and yarn colourways from Interpretations 5. My favourite design is a toss-up between Anemone, and Quiet Stars with Glacier Tunic a close second. I love the femininity of Quiet Stars and the wearability of Anemone. My favourite colourways are probably the colourways of those two designs. I’m a big fan of corals.

  39. i like both the Joy cardigan and the Glacier Tunic. Both are in lovely colors would be perfect for Spring.

  40. Gail (gailwirral) March 24, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Rose quartz is my favourite; it looks like the kind of garment that could be worn in so many different ways, different times of the year. Fab!

  41. I think my favorite is the Glacial Tunic – looks very comfy and wearable!

  42. I really like many of the patterns in the book, but I think my favorite is the Glacier Tunic.

  43. The whole collection is fabulous so it is very hard to choose a favourite, but Tree Seeker truly wins my heart. ❤️ ❤️❤️ Fabolous collection! I can’t tell you how many times I almost push the buy button. 😊

  44. My favorite pattern in the collection is Indigo by Veera. I love the pattern and the yarn and the colorway! It looks stunning on her!

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