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Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay, Alpaca Heather

Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Alpaca Heather.  Alpaca Heather is a sportweight yarn dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying methods creating 12 gorgeous semi-solids on soft, heathered yarn. Alpaca Heather is an 70% wool/30% alpaca blend and comes in 50g skeins… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay, Alpaca Heather

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New Design: Salmon Run, Manos del Uruguay Alma

Today’s post is a two-fer: a yarn review and a new pattern that I have released (and that you can get for free!) A few months ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Alma.  Alma is a fingering-weight single dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying… Continue reading New Design: Salmon Run, Manos del Uruguay Alma

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Knit Me: Kraemer Yarns Tatamy Tweed DK

This spring Kraemer Yarns released a new collection of patterns and was featured in Knitty magazine’s cover pattern, Opportune by Emily Ringelman.  Kraemer decided to offer reviewers their choice of Tatamy Tweed and a pattern from their collection or enough yarn to knit Opportune. I decided a summer sweater/beach coverup looked great and ordered Tatamy… Continue reading Knit Me: Kraemer Yarns Tatamy Tweed DK

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Knit Me: Shepherd’s Lamb DK Natural Dyed Yarn

Not long ago I got the opportunity to sign up to review Shepherd’s Lamb‘s DK weight yarn. Shepherd’s Lamb is a family ranch in New Mexico that raises a variety of sheep and produces churro, rambouillet, mohair and other yarns that they then dye using natural elements. I’ve worked with their yarns once in the… Continue reading Knit Me: Shepherd’s Lamb DK Natural Dyed Yarn