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Each kit contains:
1 skein of Sock Yarn (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon / 463 yards)
1 skein of Brushed Alpaca Silk (74% Baby Suri Alpaca, 26% Mulberry Silk / 328 yards)
About the pattern:
Brushed Alpaca creates a beautiful halo – the handknitted shawl is the perfect platform to showcase this wonderful fiber. Ethereal shawl combines brushed alpaca and silk with a matching hand dyed sock yarn for an elegant striped effect. Begin with a few stitches cast on at the neck edge, and your masterpiece grows with satisfying speed at the rate of six increases every other row.
Length: 85”/216 cm Depth: 18”/47 cm
Fingering Weight - MC: 310 yds CC: 250 yds.
Yarn used in sample:
Cape May Fiber Co. https://capemayfiber.com/ - Sock (75% Merino/25% Nylon) 1 skein (100g / 437yds) in Primrose Inn for MC and Brushed Alpaca Silk (74% Suri Brushed Alpaca/ 26% Silk) one skein (50 g /328 yds) in Sedna for CC.
US size 6 (4mm) long circular.
20 sts and 40 rows = 4” /10 cm in garter using US 6 (4mm) needle.
About the yarn:.
- 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon
- Fingering weight
- Machine wash and dry
- 463 yards / 100g skein
- 4 ply
This is a seriously soft yet durable 4 ply yarn. It will make beautiful socks, shawls and other lightweight pieces. Hand dyed in the USA.
Brushed Alpaca Silk
- 74% Baby Suri Alpaca, 26% Mulberry Silk
- Lace Weight
- Hand wash cool, lay flat to dry
- 328 yards / 50g skein
Brushed Alpaca Silk is deliciously soft and snuggly, has great yardage with the 50g hanks going a long way with 328 yards per hank. With 74% Baby Suri Alpaca and 26% Mulberry silk its pure fluffy luxury. It also works a treat held double on larger needles.