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Monday, November 14, 2016


Sharon's husband Ray makes the best cookies. Sharon was in on Saturday and I casually mentioned that Ray hadn't brought cookies in a long time. This morning he brought me some. Thanks Ray!!! They are awesome.

The Evolution kits have arrived. They are a blend of cotton and acrylic and one kit will make a scarf. Patterns are in the box.

The best part - the kits are $25.95.

We are restocked on Erika Knight's Studio Linen. It's available in the store and on the website.
Linen is an ancient, sustainable, natural fibre spun from the flax plant. Flax itself is naturally resistant to pests and therefore practically no pesticides nor herbicides are necessary to grow these eco-friendly stem fibre plants. Flax plants produce large amounts of usable fibre per acre and do not require irrigation.

Linen is durable, soft, lustrous and flexible and will naturally soften with wear and washing.

Studio linen is made from 100% linen.

85% is recycled rayon-linen fibre, sorted from selected wastage and regenerated using the eco-friendly hydrolysis method. Blended with 15% premium natural linen, these fibres are twisted and dyed by a specialist Italian spinner in Biella to produce a unique yarn with a dry hand feel and subtle sheen.

Cool to the touch, and with a delicate drape Studio Linen is the perfect yarn for summer. With a refined palette of eight essential colours that will work with everything you wear and a clear stitch definition, Studio Linen crafts beautiful garments both in knit and crochet.

Made in Italy

50g hank

85% recycled rayon linen / 15% premium linen

approx. 120m / 131yds

21-22 sts & 28-30 rows = 10cm/4in

UK 3.75-4mm / US 5-6 needles

Erika has designed nine patterns for the Linen.

Now it's time for tea and knitting. I'm back to little needles tonight.

1 comment:

Sharon said...

So glad that you loved the cookies! Have to make sure I'm allowed to keep shopping at the best yarn store on the planet!