|May 15, 2009||Filled under Yarn|
Just got Adrienne Vittadini Celia yarn today and just love it! So soft and
lustrous pure 100% silk ribbon yarn.
Fiber Content: 100% silk
Gauge: 28 st/4 inches 3.75 mm (US #5)
Yardage: 100 m (109 yards)
Wonderful and Sunny weekends to everyone!!
|March 12, 2009||Filled under Yarn|
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.
|January 30, 2009||Filled under Yarn|
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
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
|December 5, 2008||Filled under Yarn|
With that European sophistication you’ve come to expect from Gedifra, Ayala
is a terrific spring/summer yarn concoction.
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.
|November 12, 2008||Filled under Yarn|
Just got this yarn for one of my new project and it feel unbelievable soft and fun!
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.
|November 5, 2008||Filled under Featured, Yarn|
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.
|September 12, 2008||Filled under Yarn|
… 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.
Yardage: 105, Fiber Content: 50% cotton, 35% viscose, 15%
silk, Stitches(st./4 in.): 22, Needle Size: 5 US, Weight: 50g
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
• cotton/silk/viscose mix creation
• perfect for every season and any projects!
• Machine washable in cold water
great places to buy: some colors available here (but a deal!); here
and don’t forget to check eBay stores.
|February 10, 2008||Filled under Yarn|
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.
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
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
Project from this yarn:
comming soon! ;)
|January 25, 2008||Filled under Yarn|
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
|January 16, 2008||Filled under Yarn|
Featured yarn this week is an amazing textured yarn called "Funky". Is definitely the right name for this creation from Lana Grossa.
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
Project from this yarn (colors #4):