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New Yarn – Spring Cotton

May 7, 2014

I would like to introduce our newest cotton yarn – Sirdar Cotton DK. 100g/212 m (22.0 sts = 4 inches  on a  4mm  needle). This yarn is so great, and actually surprised me. When I first looked at it, it did not immediately appeal to me, of course the sheen was lovely, and the colours are vibrant, but I was unsure if it would feel actually feel soft once knit up.  Well I decided to give it a try – and it was amazing, the softness of this cotton totally blew me away!


Sirdar Cotton DK

Sirdar Cotton DK


Last month we went to Winnipeg to visit our brand new baby niece – I sewed Kate and her  big sister Laine matching sun dresses, but wanted a little something to go with it.  I found the  Liten  shrug pattern and knew that I could actually finish both a newborn and a 3 year old size in a week!


Laine wearing the Liten Shrug

Laine wearing the Liten Shrug



I loved the finished product, and I certainly have enough left over for something else!  This is a great pattern to knit up as a gift, or if you are under a deadline and want something fast! And this yarn will be fantastic for any of your summer projects, for you little ones (or your big ones!).



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