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Knit City Sneak Peek #5

Only five more days until Knit City! Today’s Sneak Peak comes from an Indie dyer in Ontario, Canada– Leo & Roxy.

In preparation for Knit City weekend, one of our staff knit up a gorgeous sample to display at our Marketplace booth.

Overthrow Wrap Kit

The shawl is the Overthrow Wrap by Joji Locatelli.

Kit includes:
1 – 50g skein of 80/20 Sock
5 skeins of Mohair/Silk, 1 of each colour
Pattern not included.

Here’s what Sarah had to say about this knit:

It is a surprisingly chill knit even though it has double held mohair brioche. The pattern is quite straightforward so for the most part I could knit it anywhere

The Leo and Roxy is sooooo soft and the colours are gorgeous. There are different kits and I am tempted to knit it again in a different colour combo which is wild because I generally don’t like knitting the same thing twice.

The pattern calls for every last meter of mohair colour 4 so the leo & roxy kit recommends doing 2 rows less on the last two sections of that colour but my gauge was a little tighter so I managed to get in all the rows (there is a note on the kit about this).

Leo & Roxy

Besides these fluffly Overthrow kits in FOUR different colorways, we’ll also be stocking these additional lines from Leo & Roxy:

Super Bulky

100% Superwash Merino / 100% Good Vibes
200 grams (7 oz.), 110 metres (120 yards)

Work Sock Kits

– Marled base (400 m/437y)
– 80/20 in Leo (87y)
– 80/20 in Contrasting Colour (87y)
– Anniversary Work Sock Pattern

Mohair/Silk

75% Mohair/25% Silk / 100% Good Vibes
50 grams (1.76 oz.), 384 metres (420 yards)

80/20 Sock

80% Natural Merino / 20% Nylon
100 grams (3.5 oz.), 400 metres (439 yards)

Come check out Leo & Roxy at our booth in the Marketplace. These lines will be available in-store and online AFTER Knit City weekend.

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