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The Zoz Cowl

I have written before about how crazed I am about cowls.  And even though the air is warming up and spring is just around the corner- a good cowl is seasonless.  I found this cowl recently on Ravelry by a designer named Andrea Satterlund.  She even knit it in my favorite cowl yarn- Baby Alpaca Grande.  I absolutely love the geometric look of this stitch pattern. Here’s what Andrea writes about her design: I had a hard time coming up with a name for this pattern. I thought about calling it Zzzs because the stitch pattern looks sort of...

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Knitter’s Magazine Spring 2010

The upcoming issue of Knitter’s Magazine will feature a section on combining different weights of yarn in a single garment.    Jeannee Worsted and Jeannee DK are combined brought together in a lovely spring weight shell called Bayside Blue by Julie Gaddy.  The coordinating scarf finishes the garment beautifully. Knitter’s Spring 2010 will be on the news stand in early...

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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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