November 9, 2012

Cowl Season: Mongolian Cashmere

Cashmere Cowl

Cooler weather combined with months of gift giving holidays makes for a new season:  Cowl Season. To celebrate the season over the next few months, we will highlight several cowls we love.

We start out with a cashmere bang!  The cowl, pictured above, requires 2 skeins of Mongolian Cashmere 4-ply by Jade Sapphire. It would make a lovely gift for someone special or a luxurious treat for yourself. This yarn is lofty, super soft and perfect for keeping your neck warm and toasty.

The pattern is also from Jade Sapphire and is available only with the purchase of 2 skeins of the Mongolian Cashmere 4-ply. If you’re ordering from us online, please mention that you would like us to include the pattern in the “Special Instructions” section at check out.

Happy Cowl Season!

PATTERN STATS: 
Skill level:  Intermediate
Finished measurements:  26″x 10″
Materials: 1 sk each of Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 4 ply in Ivory (00) and La Nuit (30), 24″ circular needles US#7, ring marker, tapestry needle, scissors.


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November 1, 2012

Ewe Ewe: Wooly Worsted

Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted

The latest superwash worsted weight wool to hit our shelves is Wooly Worsted by Ewe Ewe. Wooly Worsted is incredibly soft and springy with great stitch definition. “This is the Charmin of yarns,” says Clara Parkes of Knitter’s Review. Try it out on your next baby gift or colorwork project.

STATS:
Fiber: 100% Merino Wool
Yardage: 95 yards
Gauge: 4.5 st = 1 inch
Care: Machine wash, lay flat to dry.

Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted


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October 25, 2012

Annie Modesitt Classes

Anni Modesitt Plaid Knit Shawl

Photo and poncho by Annie Modesitt

Annie Modesitt is teaching a couple of classes at our store! Check them out and sign up for one today.

Modular Knitting/Mitering Basics: Sunday, November. 4: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Mad About Plaid: Monday, November 5: 7:00 – 10:00 P.M.

Annie’s work has appeared in several noteworthy books and magazines including Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting and Knitters Magazine. She is the author of Confessions of a Knitting Heretic, Cheaper Than Therapy, Men Who Knit And The Dogs Who Love Them and Romantic Hand Knits. We are thrilled to host this knitting legend at ImagiKnit next month!


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October 19, 2012

Amitola

Amitola Yarn and Book by Louise Harding

Amitola is a lovely self-striping yarn from Louisa Harding. It’s the latest DK weight to hit our online shelves. The silk content adds a gorgeous sheen to this soft wool blend. If you need project inspiration for Amitola, Louisa Harding released a pattern book to accompany the yarn. Check out all the great color combos of Amitola now!

STATS:
Fiber: 80% Wool, 20% Silk
Yardage: 273 yards
Gauge: 5.5 to 6 st = 1 inch
Care: Hand wash, lay flat to dry.

Four Patterns from Amitola



October 3, 2012

It’s HERE!: Pashmina Worsted

All of your favorite things about MADELINETOSH Pashmina are now available in a worsted weight. A similar fiber blend to the famous woven pashmina scarves, this machine washable blend is hand-dyed in small dye lots and knits up to create a soft fabric with great drape. MADELINETOSH Pashmina makes every project stand out.


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