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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:  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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