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Baby Alpaca Grande Fenced In

Tracey Kay designed and knit this hat using Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande color 635.  You can find more info about this design on Ravelry:  www.ravelry.com/designers/tracey-kay.  The design is called Fenced In.  Very nice look Tracey....

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Winter Knit Simple Coming this week

The new issue of Knit Simple- which hits the newsstands tomorrow-January 26- features a great tutorial on socks – and it uses our own Happy Feet.  This sock yarn is a magnificent blend of fine merino superwash and nylon with a high twist for great strength.  Happy Feet is available in over 20 colors.  There is also a DK weight version called Happy Feet DK.  ...

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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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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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Twin Wallabys

The Wonderful Wallaby pattern by Carol Anderson of Cottage Creations has been a long time favorite of mine.  The worsted weight design for a kangaroo pocketed hoodie seems as if it was written with Encore in mind.  It is the perfect yarn for this garment. Char, a customer of my LYS recently shared a photo of her twin grandkids wearing their Wallabys – handknit in Encore Colorspun by none other than Grandma herself.   Char says they love the hoodies and hate to take them off.  Great Job...

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