BFL/Silky Select Lace – Marmalade

BFL/Silky Select Lace – Marmalade

Colour The Marmalade colourway is a subtle mix of different shades of orangey-yellow. Yarn Details BFL/Silk Select Lace is a 2-ply slightly thicker laceweight yarn55% superwash BFL (Blue-Faced Leicester wool) and 45% silksoft with a lovely shine to the yarn100 g and 800 m (874 yards) $39.50 Cdn project ideas This yarn is excellent for scarves and...

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Lavender Fields Shawl Kit

This shawl kit contains the Lavender Fields shawl pattern by Natalie Servant, 1 skein of Yvieknits Yarn BFL/Silk Select Lace in the Persian Violet colourway, and 1 silver shawl pin from Fancy That – Creations by Francine. The Lavender Fields shawl is a wavy-edged triangular shawl inspired by lavender fields and flowers. There is enough yardage in this skein of BFL/Silk Select Lace yarn to knit the large version of this shawl. BFL/Silk...

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Belated Christmas Knitting

Belated Christmas Knitting

I have almost finished knitting my planned Christmas (belated now) gifts for my friend B. and her family. I have finished and blocked the lap blanklets for her two daughters. I used the Hourglass Throw pattern by Anne Hanson for each but I knit it with my BFL DK as I wanted something a bit smaller. I used 4 skeins with 1 less repeat wide for the orange one (colourway – Orange Julius) for the younger girl. I used 5 skeins for the...

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Deep in the Forest

Colour Deep in the Forest is a mix of different shades of dark navy blue and purple with green peeking through. Yarn Details BFL/Silk Select Lace is a 2-ply slightly thicker laceweight yarn 80% superwash BFL (Blue-Faced Leicester wool) and 20% silk soft with a lovely shine to the yarn 100 g and 800 m (874 yards)   $25.00 Cdn       project ideas This yarn is excellent for scarves and...

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Lavender Fields Shawl Kit

Lavender Fields Shawl Kit

My Mom bought this Lavender Fields Shawl Kit (picture on the right) from me in early June. The kit contained the Lavender Fields Shawl pattern by Natalie Servant, 1 skein of my BFL/Silk Select Lace in the Persian Violets colourway and 1 grey fresh-water pearl shawl pin made by Fancy That – Creations by Francine. She finished it and had it blocked in time for me to use as a sample at the Ottawa Knitting Guild’s vendors night on...

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BFL DK

BFL DK

I recently dyed and added seven skeins of BFL DK (100% superwash Blue-Faced Leicester wool) to my online store. There are 2 skeins of Scarlet Dreams (top row), 2 skeins of Irish Spring (middle row) and 3 skeins of Velvet Underground (bottom row). Thanks to my friends Sarah and Mara for coming up with the colourway name Velvet Underground. I also split two skeins in half and dyed each half a contrasting colourway for use in a small two colour...

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