Friday, August 06, 2010

What's new?

Well quite a lot in fact!

Autumn/Winter 2010/11 yarn/patterns have started to arrive.

So far I have:

Debbie Bliss
Fibres: 30% Fine Alpaca,30% Merino Wool, 40% Acrylic
Weight: 50g
Length: 90m
Needles: 6.5mm/US10
Tension 10cm sq: 21rows x 14sts
Glen is a beautiful yam which shades from dark to light in each ball to give a unique look to your knits. Glen’s tonal changes create a super light fabric ideal to make neat, form fitting jackets, enveloping throws and generous coats

A book of 12 designs accompanies the yarn.
3 new Pattern Books from Debbie Bliss
Land Girl features 8 designs for the Rialto Range
A Tweed Story has 7 beautiful designs including a very handsome dog’s coat
Folk Chic showcases 8 designs in cables and colourwork

Silk Twist
Fibres:53% Silk
30% Wool
12% Super Kid Mohair
5% Polyamide
Comes in 50g balls
Tension:17sts x 22rows
Silk Twist is a beautiful yarn in a luxurious blend of silk, wool and the finest super kid mohair. This exquisite bi-colour marl is available in a palette of 10 intense saturated colours.
A book of 18 patterns by Martin Storey accompanies the yarn.
Purelife Renew
Fibres: 93% Recycled Wool
7% Polyamide
Needles: 6mm
Tension: 14sts x 20rows
Length: 75m/82yds
Weight: 50g balls
Rowan Purelife Renew is a fabulous tweedy character yarn made from recycled wool and is available in a collection of 8 rustic shades, ranging from a natural stone through to a deep vibrant blue
A book of 17 designs by Marie Wallin accompanies the yarn.

Due in during August:
Andes from Debbie Bliss
A beautiful blend of Mulberry Silk & Baby Alpaca, elegant knits in a timeless, classic yarn. Available in sixteen beautiful shades for the Autumn/Winter. Designs include a cabled sweater dress, moss stitch jacket & a v-neck long line tunic.

Drift from Rowan
Drift is a wonderful soft roving yarn which is knitted on the same needle size as Big Wool. Available in 8 subtle tweedy mélange shades, Drift is set to become as popular as Big Wool.
From Rico
Essentials Aran 100% Merino
Organic Chunky
Poems in Aran and Sock Weight
Can Can Scarf yarn
New shades of Pompon yarn
All of the new yarns are beautiful to handle and come in some stunning colours. I look forward to showing them to you on your next visit to Once A Sheep.

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