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King George

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Another one of our favorites is King George

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Yarn Content: 45% Baby Alpaca, 45% Merino, 10% Cashmere
Yarn Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1″/US 7 needle
Yarn Length: 105 yds/50g ball

This yarn has a wonderful hand. Great stitch definition, perfect for cables and colorwork. With its delicous blend of alpaca, merino, and cashmere, who could resist?

There are newly expanded colors from this year, all sophisticated and warm in hue. (My favorite being color 2878- taupe!)

Our patterns range from blankets to jackets. This is the type of yarn you will want to keep close to you on those crisp mornings and chilly nights.

Kelly-Ann has made a gorgeous pair of cabled gloves, using only 2 balls, in color 1042.

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Pattern is from, “Knitting New Mittens and Gloves” by Robin Melanson

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Monday, June 29th, 2009

I am still catching my breath from our national convention last week.  Plymouth displayed our newest yarns at the tnna.  This show is for wholesalers/distributors to show our yarns to the yarn shops (not open to the public).  It was an interesting weekend.  The weather was typical for June in Columbus, OH;  Hot and Humid with a chance of rain….and typical for Bristol, PA; this month too.  Enough about the weather – let’s focus on the show.  The fashion show took place Friday night:

This is the Galway Diamond Sweater that graced the runway…

From our Booklet 643

From our Booklet 643

We also showed a Pirate Sweater from the “Bristol Yarn Gallery” made in the King George yarn

From Booklet G006

From Booklet G006

Saturday, Sunday and Monday were buying days for the yarn shops and selling days for me.  It was GREAT to see the wonderful reaction to the newest yarns.  I just love to sit with a shop owner to discuss colors, textures everything about yarn and the industry.

It was great to see the wonderful reaction to the new colors of one of my favorite yarns,

Cotton Kisses

Cotton Kisses

This is a one ball project – JUST ADD NEEDLES. This ball includes 2 patterns, 3 duckie button and 200 grams of yarn, enough to complete 1 of the included designs.

Overall it was a wonderful show with a great outcome – more yarn to knit with….

Happy Knitting