Saturday, November 19, 2011

Ellyn Cooper's Yarn Sonnets Trunk Show plus What's New At YWAT

For the next few weeks, Yarns With A Twist will be featuring Ellyn Cooper's Yarn Sonnets Trunk Show. All the items pictured can been seen at the shop.We carry a large selection of Ellyn's yarns. Come in and start your holiday shopping with one of Ellyn's kits.

3 Button Jacket done out of  Ellyn Cooper's Yarn Sonnet's Naturally Smooth.

This beautiful shawl with a little bling on the bottom is called Lace Caplet made out of lace or fingering yarn.  Ellyn has wonderful colors to choose from.

This adorable pattern is called Perwinkle made out of one skein of Ellyn Cooper's Perwinkle or 2 skeins of Quicksilver.

This pretty vest is called Quicksilver Vest and, yes, it is made out of Ellyn Cooper's Quicksilver.

This unique necklace is called Texas in Sequins and we have the kits here to make it up.  This would make a great holiday gift.

This beautiful bracelet is called Steam Punk Bracelet and we have a nice selection of this kit.  Another nice gift for the holidays.


FIBER: 67% Wool, 33% Nylon
BALL WEIGHT:  1.75 oz / 50 g
BALL LENGTH:  70 yds / 64 m
KNITTING GAUGE:  3 sts = 1"
12 sts & 18 rows = 4" (10cm)
NEEDLE SIZE:   10.5 (US) / 6.5 mm
CROCHET GAUGE:  2.75 sc = 1"
11 sc & 13 rows = 4" (10cm)
HOOK SIZE:  10.5(K) (US) / 5.5 mm
CARE: Handwash. Lay flat to dry.

FIBER: 93% Super Fine Alpaca, 7% Polyester
HANK WEIGHT: 1.75 oz / 50 g
HANK LENGTH: 125 yds / 114 m
KNITTING GAUGE: 4 sts = 1"
16 sts & 22 rows = 4" (10cm)
NEEDLE SIZE:  10.5 (US) / 6.5 mm
CROCHET GAUGE: 3.5 sc = 1"
14 sc & 18 rows = 4" (10cm)
HOOK SIZE:  10(J) (US) / 6 mm
CARE: Handwash. Lay flat to dry.

Use these yarns for this cute jacket and other fun patterns
in this new Berroco Booklet.


The first four photos are from Barbara Porter. She has been a busy lady.
The baby blanket was designed and made by Barb. She did such a beautiful job making it out of Cascade Heritage Yarn.  Her grandchild's name will be embroidered in the center square when the baby arrives. 

These cute mittens were knitted the Yankee Knitter Mitten pattern and the yarn used was Cascade 220 Superwash.

These adorable baby hats were made out of Cascade Heritage and Crystal Palace Mini Mochi. The pattern used for the baby hats was by Sheila Fee.

 This colorful and beautiful scarf was using Limi Knit's Pattern called Volan. She used Kauni colors. Thanks Barb for allowing YWAT to show off your beautiful projects.

This beautiful scarf was knit by Betty B. out of Cha Cha from Trendsetter Yarn Co. YWAT still has a nice selection of Cha Cha, plus other fun ruffle yarns - Flounce, Ripple,  and Triana. Any one of these yarns will make an easy, quick holiday gift.

The Triplicity Shawlette was knit by Carol Kent out of Skacel's Simplicity. Very beautiful job Carol.
The Triplicity Shawlette was the November KAL from Skacel. There are still a few skeins left if you would like to knit one for yourself or as a gift.

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