January 12th, 2013

Ready, Set, Knit! 295: Kathy talks with Andra Asars

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 Kathy and our Berroco Rep., Andra Asars, discuss the New Spring yarns from Berroco.

Fuji –  worsted silk/cotton blend, almost a tweed or marled effect due to the fibers taking the dye differently

Maya(Andra’s current yarn crush!) – a chainette construction pima cotton/baby alpaca blend  soft and machine washable with beautiful drape

Karma – bulky cotton in a fish net construction, like the ruffle yarns, but meant to be knit as a classic yarn.

Two additions to existing yarn lines: Captiva Metallic and Weekend DK. All the new, spring yarns are machine washable

 The cover sweater, Niche, from Norah Gaughan Collection Vol. 12 is knit in Maya.

There are 56 new designs for Spring!
Pattern Booklets: 332 – Floret331 – Maya330 – Karma329 – Lago, Seduce & Captiva Metallic328 – Weekend Stripes327 –  Fuji

Additional patterns are published throughout the season and can be found in Knitbits.

Steve’s Yarn Picks

Reminder: Our Class schedule for the Winter Spring semester, Jan – Apr,  is live.

Upcoming Events:

Classic Elite Yarns Shawls, Wraps and Scarves book launch on January 24th, register now.

Pre-Game Sunday Escape, Feb 3rd from noon-4:00PM

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2 Responses to “Ready, Set, Knit! 295: Kathy talks with Andra Asars”

  1. Bonnie Miller Says:

    There is something wrong with the way Episode 295 is posted. It links (sort of) to a file with a date of 1/12/12 and then it can’t download that file at all. (not from my computer, android phone, or iPad)

  2. Bonnie Miller Says:

    There is something wrong with the download for Episode 295. It links (sort of) to a file with a date of 1/12/12, but then it fails to download at all (via computer, android phone or iPad).

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