Monday, February 12, 2018

New Yarn

Rowan Magazine #63 should be arriving late tomorrow afternoon. These magazines are worth collecting. The designs are amazing and the photography is outstanding.
39 exciting new patterns. 
Featuring 2 Stories Modern Nomad & Willow. 
Modern Nomad 
...a collection of 21 designs featuring classic, wearable shapes, using stitch textures and colour mixes inspired by woven Nomadic textiles. 
... a collection of 18 designs relaxed simples shapes using textures, Nautical stripes and Fairisle pattern taking inspiration from traditional blue and white Delftware & Ikats fabrics.

We have four new colours of Alegria from Manos.
2240 Crema
Sock yarn from Manos! Alegria is an easy-care blend of ultra-soft superwash merino with durable polyamide.  Its “hand” is remarkably soft and resilient, making for lovely baby projects as well as socks.
 2305 Celadon
 2342 Eucalyptus
2638 Taffeta

A new yarn from Louisa Harding arrived this afternoon. Girandola.

200 gram ball
560m / 612 yards
5.25-6 stitches = 1"
42% cotton, 40% acyrlic, 18% viscose

I'm picturing a shawl.
Hitchhiker - I would use a 4mm needle.
Crazy Magic Boomerang - I would use a 4.5mm for this pattern
Magnetic Boom - For this shawl I would use a 4.5mm
Old Shale Shawl - 4.5 to 5mm needle
Windward - 4mm
Traveling Woman

I can't start yet but hope to when my Olympic knitting is finished. Now it's time to knit. I am already behind and need to try and catch up.

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