Thursday, September 16, 2010

Yarn Highlight: Silk Twist and Andes

Popping in to show you a highlight of two of the yummier yarns that came in The Great Shipment this month.

The top left image is a basket of new jewels from Rowan, Silk Twist. Rowan has put out a beautifully styled book full of great garments. We happen to have a version of the cover piece in the store for you to handle, try on, and generally fall in love with.
Features -
Needle Size: US 8/5mm
Gauge :
17 sts to 22 rows over 4"
Yardage :
93 yds/50g
Content: 53% silk 30% wool 12% superkid mohair 5% polyamide

The next featured item is the new Debbie Bliss Andes. She also has published a new book loaded with classically designed pieces that will ring true in your wardrobe for ages after you bind off and block them.
Features -
Needle Size: US 6/4mm
Gauge :
22 sts over 4"
Yardage :
110 yds/50g
Content: 65%Alpaca, 35% silk

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