Author: Allison

To Felt or Not to Felt

While perusing the ravelry archives, I found this neat designer who is lovingly called, “The Stitch Poet.” Now, I know many of you have rode the felting train. You’ve hopped off at a station long ago and moved onto socks, lace knitting, etc.– perhaps never to venture into the shrinking wool phenomenon. BUT there is much to be said of the artist who makes felting more of an art. The Stitch Poet’s hand bags are one of a kind gems; using buttons, felted beads, ruffles. Her felted creations use Plymouth Galway Worsted. Plymouth Galway Worsted has an endless amount...

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Encore and Yardley Harvest Day

It was a beautiful fall day. There were many vendors with various items. But the highlight of my day was when I saw this cute little girl sporting a darling Encore Worsted Colorspun Sweater. Meet Emma. She was so cooperative. I asked if I could take some pictures for the blog. I was very happy her Mother, Laura approved. Here is Emma with her runway pose: Thank you to Laura and Emma, Beautiful! Happy Knitting to...

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Baby Alpaca DK

Baby Alpaca DK is a great lightweight yarn for the winter. The luxury of supersoft baby alpaca can be yours without the heaviness of a worsted or chunky weight. Here is Baby Alpaca DK’s stats: Yarn Content: 100% Baby Alpaca Yarn Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1″/US6 needle Yarn Length: 125 yds/50g ball I’ve known this yarn for a long time, being an avid alpaca fan. I’ve knit several sweaters using BAD, including a cream bunny all-in-one and a tri-colored ladies pullover. The ease of knitting this is remarkable, and would be a great yarn for a beginner who wants...

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Encore Worsted

Encore, our most popular yarn to date, is loved by all! Encore Worsted Yarn Content: 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool Yarn Gauge: 5 sts = 1″/US8 needle Yarn Length: 200 yds/100g ball The softest, most versatile yarn in the whole yarn market, Encore Worsted is known by name nationwide. Boasting over 150 colors, this is the go to yarn for any project. Our durable blend of Wool and Acrylic is machine washable and dryer safe. Babies, Kids, and Adults can wear this yarn comfortably. Our patterns are immense for this yarn- it is so versatile in many, many designs from...

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FINISHED: Plymouth Yarn Online Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to the first Plymouth Yarn Online Scavenger Hunt! Here’s how it works: Fill out the quiz below using your knowledge about Plymouth Yarn Company and find extra clues all around our website, plymouthyarn.com. Complete all the answers correctly and be entered in a drawing to win one of 25 knitted and complete Baby Alpaca Brush shrugs. Just like this: Baby Alpaca Brush Shrug, Pattern N045 The contest ends Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 12pm. Mailed entries must be received by December 15, 2009. Winners we be announced on our blog on Monday, December 21, 2009. So go, take...

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