Month: December 2009

Llama is a great fiber

Royal Llama Silk is a worsted weight cabled yarn that has been in our line for a few years now.  The fiber- a blend of Llama and Silk- is rich in color soft in hand. The cable twist can provide stitch definition when needed for textured designs, or softly fill in stitches for a haloed look.  The best of both worlds. One of our customers- Jan- knitted this amazing hat for her daughter.  The yarn looks so good in so many designs. Thanks Jan for sharing this with us- great looking...

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Cozy Up for Winter

Mitered Squares are very, very easy to make. Like building blocks, one is started on top of the other. It is a very satisfying process to see your project come to life. My favorite is to work mitered squares in a self striping yarn like...

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A Christmas Rhyme

It was the night before Christmas, And all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, Not even a…. Mouse pattern from the book, “Whimsical Little Knits” by Ysolda Teague Hand knit in our beautiful Baby Alpaca DK Happy...

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And the winners are…

On behalf of everyone here at The Plymouth Yarn Company, we would like to take the time to thank you for taking part in our website scavenger hunt and say congratulations to the winners! We are pleased to announce our list of lucky winners who will be receiving a Baby Alpaca Brush Caplet. We hope you enjoy your special gift. Thank you for taking part in our scavenger hunt and check back often to our blog for the latest happenings. Happy Knitting! Christine Betty H. in Lansdale, PA Desi H. in Florham Park, NJ Deborah B. in Belmont, MA Enid B. in New York, NY Sherri A. in Stamford, CT Polly F. in Moorestown, NJ Nancy W. in Kingston, MA Charity B. in Nampa, Idaho Johanna R. in Philadelphia, PA Donna S. in Fort Pierce, FL Bri D. in Minneapolis, MN Debbie P. in Manchester, CT Jane T. in Oologah, OK Pat R. in Latrobe, CA Michelle M. in Evanston, IL Shana M. in De Pere, WI Wendy C. in Johnsonburg, PA Elizabeth D. in Fort Washington, PA Mary M. in Plymouth, MA Jennifer H. in Cedar Rapids, IA Carol Q. in Worcester, MA Leslie F. in Lauderhill, FL Bonney T. in Wilmot, NH Donna C. in Florence, NJ Cathy M. in Murfreesboro,...

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Dramatic Ashton

Ashton is a very dramatic member of the Plymouth family.  The yarn, composed of merino, silk, and alpaca has a high twist for excellent stitch definition in both heavily textured designs, and Fair Isle work.  After choosing from Ashton’s fashionable color palette,  designer Shirley Paden worked up pink Ashton into this beautiful cardigan for the new Winter issue of Vogue Knitting.  Check it out on...

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