September 16, 2013
It’s Monday, and you know what that means? More pretty things up on the website for you. This week we have re-stocks of some popular lines, new colors from others, and a new Shawl Kit to share with you. Just up:
Colinette Jitterbug - I know, I know – it has been a long time since we had a good re-stock of this popular yarn. We bought lots, so you have many gorgeous colors to choose from! Jitterbug is a fingering weight yarn with a great, squishy twist, making it perfect for socks, shawls and scarves. I made this Multnomah Shawl with 2 skeins and really enjoyed working with it. (Shown here in Gaugin.)
Manos del Uruguay Alegria - Oh, this is a pretty fingering weight. 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamid (nylon), with 445 yards in the skein. Great for socks, shawls and scarves. Even though fingering weight yarn takes a little longer to knit up (than, say, worsted or bulky weight), the fine texture and drape that you get makes it so worth it. (Shown here in Butla.)
Fleece Artist Trail Socks - A full re-stock on their fingering weight yarn on the 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon base. One of the things I love the most about Fleece Artist is their wonderful sense of color. You’ll find some old favorites and some new inspirations as well.
The Fibre Company Road to China Light - This sport weight yarn is 65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel and 10% cashmere. Can you even imagine? It’s luscious. If you’re in the holiday gift-knitting mode, this is one of the yarns that people will unwrap and say, “Ohhhhh. Wow.” And isn’t that what you always want them to say when you have spent the time and money to knit them a gift? Try it for scarves, cowls, hats, mittens and shawls. (Shown here in Ruby.)
The Alpaca Yarn Company Passi Shawl Kits - A fun gradient shawl pattern that comes with 6 (90 yd) skeins of gradient-dyed colors to knit it up. You’ll find six different color of kits to choose from. The yarn is Paca Peds (65% Superwash Wool, 20% Alpaca, and 15% Nylon.) What fun!
Enjoy the new things, and the Elves will get your orders all packed up and shipped off as soon as possible!