Happy Tuesday! We’ve got tons to share today: new yarns from Araucania and Gedifra, new samples to the shop and a few tips about intarsia. Check out the video to see more, and we’ve added all the relevant links below.
There’s still time to join our yarn tasting party on Saturday! Join us for a Pebble Island yarn tasting and a presentation by Erika Knight! Learn all about this new yarn, and get to knit with it! Our fabulous goody bag includes samples of Pebble Island and the Peak Hat pattern so you can create your own hat. Don’t miss out on the fun – RSVP today!
This week we have a new yarn from Araucania. Abrazo is a worsted/aran chainette construction yarn, a blend of wool and polyamide. It comes in a ton of beautiful colors and knits up into beautiful cozy projects.
- 75% fine merino wool, 25% polyamide
- 75gm/246yd (225m)
- 16-20sts/4″ – size 7-9 (4.5-5.5mm) needle – Worsted/Aran
Looking for a fun project? Try Gedifra Creativo! Creativo packs a colorful patchwork punch in each ball of yarn The trick is that five different fibers are combined into a single bulky weight yarn. Gedifra has published a full collection of patterns available on Ravelry, but also a free hat pattern (it only takes one ball) that shows off the yarn to its best advantage! The Creativo Hat by Gilda Ongkeko is a free PDF download from Knitting Fever. This hat is perfect for gray winter days, and for holiday gifting. Grab a pompom from our collection and you’re all set to go!
- 67% virgin wool, 18% viscose, 15% polyamide
- 50gm/110yd (100m)
- 11sts/4″ – size 10 (6mm) needle – Super Bulky
A colorful patchwork effect from a single ball of yarn: thanks to innovative technologies, exclusive fashion pieces are created as if by magic. The trick is that five different fibers have merged into a single yarn that will delight everyone who loves creative fashion.
We’ve also gotten in a new sample! Courtney just finished the Sea Dragon Shawl by Ambah O’Brien. Our sample is worked withHarvest & Monokrom Fingering from Urth yarns. There was a TON of yarn left over, so we decided it was best to offer this as a kit.
We know it seems early, but ’tis the season! Shop Guthrie and Win is in full swing. For every $20 you spend at participating locally-owned Guthrie businesses from October 1, 2021 through December 10, 2021, you’ll receive a chance to win cash prizes. This contest is only available for in person shopping in our store. Is there a better time for a road trip?
Finally Keely shows you some of her argyle intarsia tips. We just received the colorful Heathland Multicolored vest as part of the Rowan Trunk Show, and there are a few places where the sample could be done better. Check out the video above for some quick tips and tricks, and if you want to learn more, check out our book all about mastering intarsia!
Have a great week!