Category: Yarn

Featured Yarn-23. Adrienne Vittadini Celia. Silk

Just got Adrienne Vittadini Celia yarn today and just love it! So soft and
lustrous pure 100% silk ribbon yarn.

Fiber Content: 100% silk

Made In: Italy 

Care: Hand Wash/ Dry Flat;
Gauge: 28 st/4 inches 3.75 mm (US #5)
Yardage: 100 m (109 yards)

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ShoppingCart this yarn available at Elann.com, here, here and
here.

 

Wonderful and Sunny weekends to everyone!!

Featured Yarn-22. Needful Yarns Amazon. Bamboo

Pure cotton and bamboo, soft and smooth and is suitable for warm weather
tops, sweaters and accessories. And just look at these colors. This yarn will
be available on Elann.com Tuesday March 31 at 9:00 am Pacific Time.

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Needful Yarns Amazon Full Bag Sale at 75 % Savings! Some colors in lesser quantities – shop early!

Fibre Content: 70% Bamboo/ 30% Cotton

Made In: Italy

Care: Hand Wash/ Dry Flat

Gauge: 18 st/4 inches 5.0 mm (US #8)

Size: Bag of 10 x 50g (1.75 oz) balls

Yardage: 75 m (82 yards) per 50g ball

Standard Price: $70.00 USD

Elann Price: $17.50 USD

Featured Yarn – 21. Tahki Cotton Classic. Cotton

Just wondering that did not post yet in the Yarn category one of my favorite cotton
yarn, I use such often. Well known for its softness & lovely drape, Cotton Classic
comes in a terrific range of colors and just perfect for lightweight spring & summer
projects.

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This 100% mercerized cotton hand – knitting yarn speaks for itself. Soft to knit with
and to wear, this yarn is suitable for knitting anything you desire. With such a wide
range of options, you’re sure to find just the right shades for your next knitted or
crocheted top, cardigan, scarf, poncho, shawl, bag or pullover. Beautifully crafted in
Greece.

ShoppingCart great places to buy: here; here; here and make sure
to check eBay stores.

 

A few projects made with this yarn:
2004_09  2007_24  2008_17

Featured Yarn – 20. Gedifra Ayala. Viscose/Linen blend

With that European sophistication you’ve come to expect from Gedifra, Ayala
is a terrific spring/summer yarn concoction.

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Mixing rayon & linen for the base & then weaving a nylon thread throughout
gives each yarn strand beautiful luster & durability.  The subtle textures and
tone-on-tone color variations make Ayala a superb DK-weight choice for your
lightweight tops, jackets, scarves, shawls & more. Beautifully crafted in Italy
of 51% rayon, 27% nylon & 22% linen.

ShoppingCart some places to buy: here; several colors are available here and here;
and make sure to check eBay stores.

Featured Yarn – 19. Gedifra Top Soft. Silk/Rayon blend

Just got this yarn for one of my new project and it feel unbelievable soft and fun!

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The yarn that truly deserves to use “soft” in its name! Gedifra’s “Top Soft” is so
velvety that you won’t believe the fiber mix of silk & rayon over a nylon core could
give such supple drape, fabulous texture & terrific stitch definition. Just perfect
for all those spring & summer tops, cardigans, scarves, shawls & accessories you’re
planning to create. Beautifully crafted in Italy of 40% rayon, 40% nylon & 20% silk.

ShoppingCartsome places to buy: several colors available here (a deal!); here and
make sure to check eBay stores.

Sample Snips Subscription

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Elann‘s sample snips subscription will start December 2008 and include
2.5″ sample snips of available colors, so that you can see in advance the
yarns and colors which will be offered for 52 Tuesdays… I liked receive the
samples last year, so just re-new a subscription. To find more details click
here. And here if you’re interesting in Sample Skein Subscription.

Featured Yarn – 18. Debbie Bliss Cathay. Cotton/Silk blend

… did you still remember this category?!  Oh, even if I didn’t post here so long,  
I’ve discovered lots of great yarn and one of my newest favorites  is Cathay by
Debbie Bliss, beautifully crafted in Italy cotton/silk blend.

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Yardage: 105, Fiber Content: 50% cotton, 35% viscose, 15%
silk, Stitches(st./4 in.): 22, Needle Size: 5 US, Weight: 50g

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  Cathay is the latest additional to the Debbie Bliss yarn family. It’s a beautiful
cotton/silk/viscose mix, a double knitting yarn with a subtle sheen and fantastic
drape that is a pure pleasure to knit with and wear.
… Inspired by Chinese silks, the mainly bright palette for the 15 shades in the
Cathay range, with the silk bringing an intensity to vivid purples, scarlet and
gold….

• cotton/silk/viscose mix creation
• perfect for every season and any projects!
• Machine washable in cold water
ShoppingCart
great places to buy: some colors available here (but a deal!); here
and don’t forget to check eBay stores.

Featured Yarn – 15. Dale of Norway STORK. Cotton

Tried to order one of my lovely Mondial Cotton Soft Baby 100% Egypt Cotton yarn for some new summer project, but…
did not found color I looked for and than paid attention that lots of colors of this yarn are not more available at all, uhhhh
But was lucky to found and received today Awesome 100% Egypt Cotton Baby yarn from Dale of Norway, called STORK.
 

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Yardage: 197, Fiber Content: 100% Egypt Cotton, Stitches (st. /4 in.): 32, Needle Size: 2.25mm-1US, 2.75-2US, Weight: 50 gr/1.75 oz

Color card:

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Stork is a delightfully soft 100% Egyptian cotton yarn for your baby and you! It’s perfect for all spring and summer projects, very durable and machine washable.
Stork has an elegant matte finish and an exquisite drape. Stork has the same gauge as Dale Baby Ull and available in 19 colors, from delicate pastel shades to exciting brights.

  • fingering weight, plied yarn
  • delightfully soft and pleasant to touch
  • very durable and machine washable
    ShoppingCart great places to buy:  here; here (a bit cheaper) and here .

 

Project from this yarn:

comming soon!  ;)

Kollage Cornucopia Yarn

KollagCornucopiaYarn Hmm.. sounds interesting! Just ordered couple skeins, can’t wait to get it! I’m talking about a Corn Yarn by Kollage. In 28 yummy colors made from 100% Corn Fiber. “An incredible fiber! Lighter than Bamboo, not heavy like cotton. The corn is a light, fabric with beautiful drape that can be worn either summer or winter. It’s perfect for adult or children’s clothing. Machine wash and dry!” For more info click here

Featured Yarn – 14. Lana Grossa FUNKY

Featured yarn this week is an amazing textured yarn called "Funky". Is definitely the right name for this creation from Lana Grossa.

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Yardage: 115, Fiber Content: 45% microfiber, 35% cotton & 20% rayon, Stitches(st. /4 in.): 17, Needle Size: 8 US (5mm) , 9 US (5.5mm) , 10 US (6mm), Weight: 50 gr

 

Color card:

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Made in Italy of 45% microfiber, 35% cotton & 20% rayon, its shiny, woven base strand alternating with supersoft, thick, fuzzy eyelashes, gives you the marvelous feel and than just look at the lovely, bright & classic solid colors available, and you’ll want a fuzzy, cotton-blend tank top in every shade.

  • Super soft, thick, fuzzy eyelashes
  • Unbelievable soft and pleasant on the skin
  • Lovely and bright colors

ShoppingCart places to buy:

listed in my store (grab a deal!) and here (fast shipping and great customer service)

 

Project from this yarn (colors #4):

2007_11

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