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Missed Yarn Tasting?

April 29, 2021

If you missed this last weekend’s yarn tasting but were hoping to pop in we have some great news! Yoriko of Fibre Love Affair has been a busy bee uploading all of the great content onto her Youtube Channel, so have no fear you can enjoy a foray into our new spring lines at your own leisure! Below I will also give an overview of all of the yarns we presented and some of the garment samples that were shared.

WATCH HERE

We also had an impromptu giveaway of one of our fresh Spring top ups from Purlsmith fresh pearl stitchmarkers. And the winner of our silver set of 6 mother of pearl set is…….. Pati of @patiyoga. I’ll be in contact with you to help you claim your gorgeous prize ~ and thank you to Beckie of Purlsmith for making and supplying us with such pretty pretties! And you can pick up your own HERE if you’re nt Pati!

 

So here’s what was discussed at our Spring Yarn Tasting:

From top middle clockwise: Periwinkle, Eco Paint DK, Essence of Autumn, Wild West Dyes, Eco Cotton.

 

Periwinkle Sheep Highland Wool Fingering

100g/3.5oz; 435 yards (395 m)

Fibres: 100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Weight: 2-ply Fingering (1)
$21.95 (100g)

BUY HERE

 

Wild West Naturally Dyed Soft Singles

50g; 215y (197m)

Fibres: 75% merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk
Gauge: 22-26 sts = 4” (10 cm)
Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) – US7 (4.5mm) Weight: Sport (2)
$24.00 (50g)

COMING SOON!

 

Estelle Eco Cotton DK

50g; 136y (125m)

Fibres: 100% GOTS certified cotton
Gauge: 22 sts = 4” (10 cm)
Needles: 4.0 mm (US 6) Weight: DK (3)
Cotton is machine washable
$5.95 (50g)

BUY HERE

 

Estelle Eco Paint DK

100g; 382y (350m)

Fibres: 100% GOTS Certified Organic Wool
Gauge: 22 sts = 4” (10 cm)
Needles: 4.0 mm (US 6) Weight: DK (3)
$17.95 (100g)

BUY HERE

 

Essence of Autumn Gilded Merino

115g/4oz; 420 yards (384 m)

Fibres: 84% Superwash Merino / 16% Gold Stellina
Gauge: 27-32 sts = 4” (10 cm)
Needles: US 1 (2.25mm) US3 (3.25mm)
Weight: 3-ply Fingering (1)
$36.95 (100g)

BUY HERE

 

And some of the samples we shared includes (click photo to link directly to the Ravelry pattern):

Budding Brioche Blooms shawl by Jennifer Shiels Toland

 

3 Color Cashmere Cowl by Joji Locatelli

 

Flax Light by Tin Can Knits knit in Periwinkle Highland Wool Fingering

 

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

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