Wow! Wait until you see this line-up! We have been so busy working on our new line of yarns this year. And we found so many that we had trouble keeping it down to a decent # of yarns.
We have 15 all said and done. I KNOW!!! 15!!!
Here is a description of these yarns for you to read about. NEXT I would like for you to check them out on Ravelry, tell us your favorite new yarn and what it inspires you to make.
We will select a winner by random draw-so enter often if you like!
Essex: Chunky weight 100% wool wrapped in a charcoal or black thread in a fascinating subtle stripe. Stitches melt together to create a wonderfully muted, but colorful, substantial fabric. This yarn is great for chunky weight accessories that you’d like to have a pop of color.
Gina Chunky: We developed a chunky weight version of one of our favorite and best-selling yarns, Gina. Gina Chunky is a single-ply roving in bright, cheerful self-striping colors. This 100% wool will make cozy winter accessories in a snap. Charmingly fresh and bright in a quick to knit gauge.
Homestead: A true Aran! Homestead is a classic 3-ply wool with a design oriented color range. We love this yarn for many reasons. Surprisingly soft yet rustic, homestead will wear well and be a knitters favorite.
Cashmere Passion: Cashmere never felt so good! In fact, we think this 80% Merino, 20% Cashmere blend feels better than most 100% Cashmere yarns (without the price tag, too!). Cashmere passion knits up at a light worsted gauge. The soft halo produced from the fabric yearns to be knit in a luxury accessory or classic knit. A truly cuddly yarn.
Cashmere: We have taken our Royal Cashmere to the next level. It is the same high quality Italian 100% cashmere in a new ball put-up. Best of all we have redefined the entire color palette. 10 colors ranging from classic to fun! Check it out. This is for that very special project-hopefully for yourself!
Sophia Tweed: A multi colored binding thread twines around thick and thin Acrylic and Wool. Sophia Tweed is like a party in a ball. Stockinette and garter knits are soft and nearly weightless. We love this one for women’s garments and accessories in easy to knit patterns.
Spago: A light-as-a-feather novelty yarn with a bulky gauge. Spago self-stripes, and will knit well in simple stitches. Spago is ultra-textured and very fast to knit with.
Kid Gloss and Kid Gloss Hand Dyed: We tested many Silk/Mohair blends to bring to you the finest of the lot. Kid Gloss is 72% Super Kid Mohair and 28% Mulberry Silk. Accept no substitutions! You need to knit this yarn to know it is the best! The color palette is very inspirational for mixing together yarns, for either double or single stranded projects.
Stella Jacq: We are so excited about this self-patterning worsted. If you are familiar with our Knitcol yarn, you will love its big sister, Stella Jacq. Jacq is taken from the word jacquard, which is a textile term for intricate patterning. 100% Machine washable wool. Exciting and stunning shades bring unexpected results. Suitable for babies, kids, and adventurous adults.
Baby Alpaca Cherish: 50% Acrylic and 50% Alpaca blended together to create the best of both worlds. A versatile DK weight, Baby Alpaca Cherish is a great yarn for the family. The alpaca lends its softness and drape, while the acrylic lends its wash-ability. Stitch patterns and color-work alike work well with this new yarn.
Rekor Mini: This is a fun crafting packet of little balls of 10 yards each, in great color ranges. Bust out the imagination for these: duplicate stitch, granny-style square crochet, jewelry, etc. Check out our free pattern booklets to get you started F557 and F558.
Inspire and Impulse: Stock up on these kits for holiday shoppers. 2 different yarns packaged with a pom-pom. And the ball band has the pattern inside for cute hats.
Scozia: Brought to you from Adriafil, this tweed blend of wool, viscose and nylon has a great hand and a rustic outcome. Chunky for fast knitting, but a light weight finished garment.
Riflessi: Also from Adriafil, this 4 to the inch blend of wool, acrylic and nylon has a metallic thread braided into the chainette structure-subtle but very effective.
You could make a great scarf with the Stella Jacq yarn
I think I would use Stella Jacq to make a really cool patchy shawl. 🙂
cashmere passion caught my attention
Riflessi is one that makes great garments, the bit of shimmer looks great. I can’t wait to see all the projects it is used in.
Sophia Tweed would be great for a shawl.
Cashmere passion for my cowl. Soft,light – who could ask for anything more
Cashmere Passion would be a great sweater–I have always wanted a cashmere sweater.
Baby Alpaca Cherish is great for all the new arrivals and their siblings.
I love the Stella Jacq, this the season for hats and mittens!
Stella Jacq: I’m thinking an Infinity Scarf!
So many options could be applied to so many projects…kid gloss sounds like it would make a beautiful lace shawl…
I am thinking of taking on “the great american afghan” and Homestead looks like it would be perfect!
Cashmere or Cashmere Passion would have to be made into something to wrap around my neck so I think a cowl would be in order!
Homestead would make a cozy sweater!
I hope you are now aware that Plymouth is carrying Kimera. It is a cotton version of Knitcol and Stella Jacq! We introduced it to the market in early October. If you haven’t seen it, please ask your local yarn shop!!! Let me know what you think!
Because I love KnitCol yarn so much I would have to say I am excited about the new Stella Jacq yarn. Like KnitCol, I love all of the colors mixed together. I’ve made children’s sweaters, hats and my favorite socks with KnitCol, so I would do the same with the Stella Jaqc.
But, of course, I love all Plymouth yarn!
Stay tuned….(teaser for you!)
Gina chunky is absolutely gorgeous, although it is hard to pick. I would love to make a nice warm cardigan with it. Thank you for this contest.
Homestead sounds great. An Aran weight, rustic wool would be great for a textured stitch jacket for the Fall.
I definitely need a Cashmere hat this winter!
I can imagine beautiful cabled accessories in homestead!
LAURA!!! You are our RANDOM winner! Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments on our new line of Fall yarns. They should be arriving in your local yarn shops very very soon, if not already. Ask your LYS!
All the best to everyone. We will be doing these special drawings more often, so stay tuned and pass the word!
Laura, I have sent you personal email to get your mailing address. Soon you will have a lovely kit for a Gradiation Cowl using Kid Gloss and Lid Gloss Hand Dyed. Congratulations to you!!!
My kit came today, and I cast on right away. The Kid Gloss Hand Dyed is gorgeous! Thank you so much!!
EXCELLENT! Please send a picture when you finish your cowl! We’d love to see it.
I would love to make something with the Essex yarn. It has such beautiful variegated hues. I can see myself in my first classic chunky boyfriend sweater with cables to accent the texture of the yarn. The vibrant colors would really stand out in a sweater that would hold up through the years! I would love to have a long cowl neck…or may e an oversized turtleneck… Which I would design myself as I already see it in my minds eye! Hope to be the lucky winner!!