Silky Style

Berroco introduced Summer Silk this spring and it has been flying off the shelves!

  • silk and cotton blend
  • lightweight chainette construction
  • beautiful drape
  • dk weight

BerrocoĀ also has a nice collection of garments and accessories to knit featuring Summer Silk.
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I just love a cool and slinky yarn for summer, and Berroco’s Mykonos is simply perfect!

  • slinky blend of linen, cotton,Ā and nylon
  • shiny core
  • excellent drape
  • cool to the touch
  • vibrant jewel-toned palette
  • dk weight

Berroco has two booklets filled with garments and accessories featuring Mykonos.

I have several free patterns to share with you today!
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Finally Spring is a rectangular shawl featuring a lovely leaf motif, worked with 7 balls of Summer Silk. Download the free PDF courtesy of Berroco.
I just love this tank! Filia is a free download courtesy of Berroco, knit with 4-8 hanks of Mykonos.
Mykonos crochets beautifully too! Check out this lace shawl, crocheted with 6 hanks of Mykonos. Antigone is a free download courtesy of Berroco.

In other news, this is the current view fromĀ our back door:
We are currently surrounded on 2 sides by a carnival. Guthrie’s annual 89’er celebration is in full swing. The carnival opens tonight. So far traffic and parking are tricky but manageable. I fully expect this to change starting on Friday when they shut down Oklahoma for a car show, followed by a 2 hour parade on Saturday. Unless you have the capability to beam yourself in, I’m not sure how anyone is going to get anywhere downtown.
So if you’d like to avoid getting caught in the middle of a 3-ring circus carnival, come see us today or tomorrow, or wait until Monday.Ā If you’re adventurous, don’t worry. We’ll be here throughout the madness. Plus we’llĀ have a carnival and one heck-of-a-parade for you too!

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