June 20th, 2014

An Hors’ d’Ouvre Before the Main Course

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I will be doing a ginormous, photo-filled blog post in a few days about our WEBS Expert Knitter Certification Program Capstone Ceremony (and you will be so inspired that you will sign up and start taking some classes!) but since the Ceremony isn’t happening for a few hours, I’d like to share one of our new Fall yarns with you, a little ahead of schedule.A heathery pile of softnessJaggerspun Heather is a new yarn, and a cousin to our store staple, Jaggerspun Zephyr. While Zephyr is a laceweight blend of merino and silk, Heather is a sturdier fingering weight, and is 100% wool. It’s absolutely beautiful, in lots of vibrant heathered shades and with almost 500 yards for $11.00, it practically begs you to buy it. It would make a light but warm shawl for any season , but I will also plan to use it for hats, mittens, fingerless gloves, or any weaving project. Once washed, it becomes even softer and loftier.

I would use any shade of this lovely fiber to make Knitting School Dropout’s September Circle Cowl. It’s a┬áseamless loop scarf that combines a fingering weight yarn and larger needles for a perfect fall accessory. Wear it doubled around your neck for extra warmth. As written, this pattern uses approximately 420 yards, so one skein will do it!Imagine this in Amethyst...

What are you thinking about making this summer for Fall?


Amy G.
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2 Responses to “An Hors’ d’Ouvre Before the Main Course”

  1. Dina Biercott Says:

    Just want to say that I’m making a shawl with the Jaggerspun Heather, and I looooooove this yarn sooooooo much!!!!! I’m definitely going to use it again in the near future. Kudos!

  2. Jen Rogers Says:

    Is this a 2- or 3-ply yarn?

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