Angel Lace – Marmalade

Angel Lace – Marmalade

Colour The Marmalade colourway is a mix of different shades of warm orangey-yellow. Yarn Details Angel Lace is a 2-ply laceweight yarn70% baby alpaca, 20% silk, and 10% cashmerevery soft with a lovely shine to the yarn100 g and 1200 m (1312 yards) $41.50 Cdn project ideas This yarn is excellent for scarves and...

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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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Low in stock at the moment

I’m currently very low in my stock as The Loop in Halifax just bought all of my Select Lace, my fingering weight yarns, and my new Merino/Silk DK. These 71 skeins are on their way to Halifax and they should arrive on Wednesday, October 30 or Thursday, October 31st. I will be dyeing all week and I plan to get some more stock up very soon. I’m expecting a yarn order this week and hopefully my second order will arrive the following...

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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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Shawl Challenge at my knitting guild

Shawl Challenge at my knitting guild

The challenge this year at the Ottawa Knitting Guild was for shawls. There were five categories: shawlette from a pattern, shawl from a pattern, shawlette adapted from a pattern, shawl adapted from a pattern and design your own shawl. I entered a shawlette and a shawl into the challenge and I was surprised and pleased to win second prize in the shawlette from a pattern category (red shawlette pictured below). For the shawl I made Madli’s...

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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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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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