Merino/Silk DK – Ocean Mist

Merino/Silk DK – Ocean Mist

Colour The Ocean Mist colourway is a mix of various shades of light silvery grey and light turquoisey blue. Yarn Details Merino/Silk DK is a 4-ply yarn50% superwash merino and 50% silksoft with a lovely shine to the yarn100 g and 211 m (231 yards) $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $6.50 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for sweaters, scarves, cowls, and shawls or anything that goes...

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Merino/Silk DK – Pewter

Merino/Silk DK – Pewter

Colour The Pewter colourway is a subtle mix of various shades of light silvery grey. Yarn Details Merino/Silk DK is a 4-ply yarn 50% superwash merino and 50% silk soft with a lovely shine to the yarn 100 g and 211 m (231 yards)   There is only 1 skein still available in this dye batch. $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $6.50 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for sweaters,...

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Merino/Silk DK – Michelle’s Green

Merino/Silk DK – Michelle’s Green

Colour The Michelle’s Green colourway is a mix of various shades of chartreuse and gold. Yarn Details Merino/Silk DK is a 4-ply yarn 50% superwash merino and 50% silk soft with a lovely shine to the yarn 100 g and 211 m (231 yards)   There is only 1 skein still available in this dye batch. $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $6.50 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for...

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Merino/Silk DK – Peach

Merino/Silk DK – Peach

Colour The Peach colourway is a mix of various shades of light orange. Yarn Details Merino/Silk DK is a 4-ply yarn 50% superwash merino and 50% silk soft with a lovely shine to the yarn 100 g and 211 m (231 yards)   $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $6.50 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for each additional item project ideas This yarn is excellent for sweaters, scarves, cowls, and shawls or anything that goes directly against the the...

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Maplewoods

Colour The Maplewoods colourway is a mix of various shades of brown ranging from a golden brown to a reddish brown. Yarn Details Merino/Silk DK is a 4-ply yarn 50% superwash merino and 50% silk soft with a lovely shine to the yarn 100 g and 211 m (231 yards)   There are 3 skeins available in this dye batch. $34.00 Cdn Shipping (Canada/US): $6.50 for first item(kit is 1 item), $1.00 for additional item     project ideas This yarn...

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Open House for Yvieknits Yarns on Feb. 9th

Open House for Yvieknits Yarns on Feb. 9th

I am holding an Open House/Trunk Show at my house in Stittsville (Ottawa), Ontario on February 9th, 2013 from 11 am to 4 pm to celebrate the upcoming one year anniversary of my website. I have invited my friends Francine of Fancy That – Creations by Francine and Natalie of Natalie Servant Designs to join me for this event. This means that not only will I have all of my yarns and the shawl kits available here but there will also be a good...

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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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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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