Sunday, April 24, 2011

New Yarns

Berroco LINSEY
Perfect for warm weather projects.
Content - 64% Cotton/36% Linen
Care - Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage - 50g/114yd
Gauge - 5 sts = 1" on US 7; 4 sc = 1" on US H-8 hook
Knitting Weight - Worsted

Elsebeth Lavold HEMPATHY
A blend of fibers gives you great results at a reasonable price.
The hemp gives terrific drape and linen-like feel,
the cotton adds softness, and the Modal nylon provides
elasticity & snap-back to shape.

Content - 40% Hemp/40% Cotton/20% Modal
Care - Machine Wash Warm, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage - 50g/153yd
Gauge - 5.5-5.75 sts = 1” on US 4
Knitting Weight: - DK

Knit One, Crochet Too SOXX APPEAL
Never have to deal with saggy, baggy, socks!
The hint of elastic built right in keeps all your garments snuggly in place.
Great for baby items, hats, and mittens, too. Plus it's machine washable.
Fiber Content: 96% superwash Merino wool/3% nylon/1% elastic
Weight/Yardage: 50-gr ball, 208 yards
Sts per 4": 32 sts
Needles: US size 2 (2.75mm)

Berroco Remix
(Not new to the shop, but a yarn that deserves a second look)

Weight  - Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)
216 yards (198 meters)
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
Gauge  - 17.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle size  - US 8 - 5.0 mm
Fibers  - 30% Nylon, 27% Cotton, 24% Acrylic, 10% Silk, 9% Linen
Texture - tweedy, smooth, cottony, soft
Machine Washable
Made from 100% recycled fibers

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Knit Picks Needles and More

Yarns With A Twist is now carrying Knit Pick Needles:
 -- Harmony Wood Straight and Double Pointed.
 -- Interchangeable tips -- Nickel Plated, Harmony Wood and Zephyr Acrylic -- and cables.
 -- Harmony Wood, Zephyr Acrylic and Nickel Plate sets which include tips from size 4 to 11, plus 24 and 32 inch cables.
 -- Harmony Wood and Nickel Plate double point sets
 -- Accessories which include stitch markers (flexible and locking), cable needles and view sizers.

 Kim completed this cute baby blanket using Cotton Classic

New Shop Sample - Garter Yoke Baby Cardi
using OnLine Supersocke 6-fach yarn.
Pattern available on
YWAT has a nice selection of OnLine yarns in both 6 ply and sock.