Author: Meghan Jones

Yarn Review: Baby Alpaca Worsted EC

Welcome to Plymouth Yarn Review with Meghan Jones Here we will take an in-depth look at the newest yarns from Plymouth Yarn Company, their qualities and quirks, and projects you should definitely try knitting with them. Baby Alpaca Worsted EC NEW!!! Baby Alpaca Worsted EC is a brand new 2021 release that has all the lovable cuddly attributes of alpaca yarn with a super sustainable easy wash treatment. Weight: Worsted Yardage: 204 yards = 3.5oz /518 m = 100g Materials: 100% Baby Alpaca Colors: 14 colors   Baby Alpaca Worsted EC has a beautiful range of sophisticated colors that...

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Hearthstone and the Deep River Wrap

Hearthstone A 2-ply yarn with the bounce of merino and the halo of alpaca, hearthstone is a lively yarn to knit with. The generous 436 yd/398m skeins knit up at a sport weight gauge and are available in 12 shades, 9 subtle heathers and 3 marled with 2 colors wrapped around each other. The 2-ply construction makes this yarn excellent for lace stitches, and when worked into stockinette will imbue the surface of the work with loads of texture and visual interest. Let’s talk hard stats: Weight: Sport Weight Yardage: 436 yards = 3.5oz /398 m = 100g Materials:...

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Treehouse Collection

Treehouse Collection What makes a great kid sweater? Multiple sizes to choose from, simple construction, fun to knit stitch patterns and most importantly an easy care yarn that is cozy and soft! The Treehouse Collection designed by Meghan Jones is all of those things and more, a collection of patterns for a cardigan, vest and pullover for kids 3 months to 12 years. Written in 10 sizes for worsted weight yarns this fun collection uses simple stitch patterns and easy silhouettes with minimal seaming for great kids sweaters that you will want to knit again and again. Each pattern...

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Yakima and the Otherwhiles Shawl

Yakima A luminescent jewel of a single ply yarn, Yakima is soft and supple with glowing color and incredible drape. This luxurious blend of yak and merino is light as a cloud and silky soft and it has a lovely bit of warmth from the addition of the yak fiber. Let’s talk hard stats: Weight: Spot weight Yardage: 384 yards = 3.5oz /351 m = 100g Materials: 85% fine superwash merino wool, 15% yak Colors: 10 colors Yakima is available in 10 richly luminous shades and is kettle dyed for a beautiful botanical finished look. How does it knit...

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Quaker Hill Yarn and the Scarlet Runner Vest

Quaker Hill  Lofty with just the right combination of soft and bounce Quaker Hill is like a big bowl of oatmeal with ice cream on top. The Highland wool gives the yarn stability and spring, it is light and airy and shows texture beautifully. This is my case for the oatmeal element, it’s just great wool that’s going to fill you up and sustain you, making your project cozy and long wearing. The Alpaca is totally the ice cream, it lends a soft hand and extra warmth to this blend. A slight halo is also present  giving the finished...

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