Mosaic knitting will always top the trends. An easy way to create cool colorwork, mosaic knitting creates pattern and texture from strategically placed slipped stitches. And unlike stranded colorwork, you only work with one color per row. Whether you’re new to mosaic knitting or just looking to flex your skills, these four, newly released patterns highlight mosaic knitting in a way that makes you not want to put your needles down.

Midnight Snowflakes Blanket by Ana Morais Soares

This mesmerizing crocheted blanket uses a mosaic overlay technique to create modern snowflake motifs. With 4,200 yards of DK weight and a 4mm hook, follow along with the designer’s written instructions and photos to make this stunning blanket.

Kentia Cowl by Ambah O’Brien

The third pattern in the Kentia collection, the Kentia Cowl uses two colors of Aran weight yarn to create a long bandana type cowl. Slip stitches to create a cool textured fabric that shows off pops of color with a bold zig-zag design.

Cushion Club #1: The Tube by Susan Ashcroft

Mosaic knitting isn’t just for garment knitting. It’s also for decor thanks to designer Susan Ashcroft. The first cushion of her year-long Cushion Club, The Tube is a 16”x16” square pillow though the pattern instructions show you how to change the size to fit your room.

Crazy Confetti Cowl by Cally Monster

It’s always a party when you wear this Crazy Confetti Cowl from Cally Monster. With fingering weight yarn, work this cowl in-the-round while slipping stitches and watching the colors fall into place like stained glass or falling confetti.