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October 2017

Shaped intarsia

As I mentioned last month, I'm not including an article in the newsletter for a while as I'm focusing on a website and book about the shaped intarsia technique. I will continue to send the details of new and discontinued yarns and recently published books.

Some knitters who've used shaped intarsia before have been in touch to share ideas and tips about the technique. If you want to do the same, I'll be very pleased to hear from you—send a mail to hello@yarnsub.com or get in touch via Ravelry.

You can also find me on Instagram and Facebook.

Until next month,

Wendy


Newly-published books

A Stash of One's Own
Knitters on Loving, Living with, and Letting go of Yarn

By Clara Parkes
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The Art of Lithuanian Knitting
25 Traditional Patterns and the People, Places, and History That Inspire Them

By Donna Druchunas, June L. Hall
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Seed Stitch
Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1

By Rosemary Drysdale
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Pocket Amigurumi
20 Mini Monsters to Crochet and Collect

By Somers
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Designer Knits
Sarah Hatton & Martin Storey

By Sarah Hatton, Martin Storey
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Knits for Girls and Young Juniors
17 Contemporary Designs for Sizes 6 to 12

By Lee Gant
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Box Stitch Crochet
Use the Corner-to-Corner Stitch in New Ways to Make 20 Hats, Wraps, Scarves & Accessories

By Corinne Freeman
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Dimensional Tuck Knitting
An Innovative Technique for Creating Surface Design

By Tracy Purtscher
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Contemporary Cables
Classic Aran Reimagined in Current Styles

By Jody Long
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Crochet Characters Winnie the Pooh
All Stuffed with Fluff! Everything You Need to Make Pooh and Piglet

By Megan Kreiner
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Knitted Cats and Dogs
By Sue Stratford
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Crochet Kids' Bags
Unique and Detailed Patterns for Playful Projects

By Chabepatterns
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Wrap it with Knits (Japanese-English Bilingual Books)
By Tomoko Nishimura
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Tunisian Crochet Workshop
The Complete Guide to Modern Tunisian Crochet Stitches, Techniques and Patterns

By Michelle Robinson
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Secrets of Spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in the Peruvian Highlands
By Nilda Calla´┐Żaupa Alvarez
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Feng Crochet
Calming Projects for a Harmonious Home

By Nikki Van De Car
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Easy Knit Dishcloths
Learn to Knit Stitch by Stitch with Modern Stashbuster Projects

By Helle Benedikte Neigaard
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Easy Crochet Dishcloths
Learn to Crochet Stitch by Stitch with Modern Stashbuster Projects

By Camilla Schmidt Rasmussen, Sofie Grangaard
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New and discontinued yarns

New yarn: Blacker Yarns - Brushwork

New yarn: Blacker Yarns - Brushwork. Image © Blacker Yarns.

New

Anzula
Gerty – Fingering – 100% Targhee Wool – Plied – Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored

Araucania
Alpaka Reina – Aran – 100% Alpaca – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors

Bernat
Blanket Big – Jumbo – 100% Polyester – Chenille – Solid colors
Maker Big – Jumbo – 50% Cotton, 50% Nylon – Knitted tube – Solid colors, Multicolored

Blacker YarnsVideo review
Brushwork – Sport – 70% Bowmont Wool, 20% Alpaca, 10% Castlemilk Moorit Wool – Plied (woollen-spun) – Heathered colors

Classic Elite Yarns
Mystique – Bulky – 80% Wool, 20% Superfine Alpaca – Single ply – Solid colors
Quest – Aran – 90% Wool, 10% Nylon – Chained – Self-striping (gradient)

Ella Rae
Rustic Lace – Light Fingering – 75% Superwash Wool, 25% Silk – Tweedy – Semi-solid

Elsebeth Lavold
Luscious Llama – Bulky – 100% Llama – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors, Heathers

Juniper Moon Farm
Fourteen – Aran – 90% Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere – Chained – Solid colors, Semi-solid colors

King Cole
Big Value Baby Chunky – Bulky – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Solid colors
Indulge Chunky – Bulky – 70% Acrylic, 21% Polyester, 9% Alpaca – Fuzzy – Tweed colors
Majestic DK – DK – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Solid colors
Superfine Alpaca Chunky – Bulky – 100% Alpaca – 2 plies – Undyed

Knit Picks
Color Mist – Worsted – 75% Cotton, 25% Acrylic – Plied – Dappled colors
Galerie – Aran – 100% Wool – Single ply – Self-striping (gradient)

Lana Grossa
Anima – Bulky – 44% Alpaca, 23% Cotton, 20% Mohair, 13% Nylon – Bouclé – Semi-solid colors
Colorino – Super Bulky – 42% Merino Superwash Wool, 33% Acrylic, 25% Nylon – Single ply – Multicolored marls
Lala Berlin Lovely – Super Bulky – 52% Alpaca, 18% Cashmere, 18% Wool, 12% Nylon – Fiber-filled net – Semi-solid colors
Olympia Alpaca – Super Bulky – 40% Acrylic, 40% Merino Superwash Wool, 20% Alpaca – Thick and thin – Semi-solid colors
Silkhair 2.0 – Worsted – 70% Mohair, 30% Silk – Fuzzy – Semi-solid colors
Silkhair Lusso – Lace – 71% Mohair, 14% Silk, 8% Metallic, 7% Nylon – Brushed bouclé – Solid colors with metallic

Lion Brand
Touch of Alpaca – Aran – 90% Acrylic, 10% Alpaca – Plied – Solid colors

Paintbox Yarns
Baby DK – DK – 55% Acrylic, 45% Nylon – Plied – Solid colors
Chunky Pots – Bulky – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Self-striping

Phildar
Phil Mohair Soie – Lace – 70% Mohair, 30% Silk – Brushed bouclé – Solid colors

Premier Yarns
Chamonix – Sport – 80% Acrylic, 10% Mohair, 10% Nylon – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors
Parfait Tweed – Super Bulky – 100% Polyester – Chenille – Dappled colors

Purl Soho
Season Alpaca – Sport – 100% Baby Alpaca – Plied – Solid colors, Heathers

Red Heart
Lovely Wool – DK – 55% Superwash Wool, 25% Acrylic, 20% Nylon – Plied – Solid colors

Sandnes Garn
Tykk Ull – Super Bulky – 100% Wool – Plied – Solid colors

Scheepjes
River Washed – Sport – 78% Cotton, 22% Acrylic – Plied with a soft haze – Semi-solid colors
River Washed XL – Bulky – 70% Cotton, 30% Acrylic – Plied with a soft haze – Semi-solid colors

Stunning String Studio
Cozy – Aran – 100% Merino Superwash Wool – Plied – Tonal colors

Stylecraft
Swift Knit Mega – Jumbo – 80% Acrylic, 20% Superwash Wool – 2 plies – Multicolored, Marled

Tahki Stacy Charles
Nevada – Jumbo – 70% Wool, 30% Alpaca – Plied – Undyed

Women's Institute
Soft and Silky – Sport – 100% Acrylic – S on S plied – Solid colors

Discontinued

Berroco
Cosma – Sport – 60% Alpaca, 30% Wool, 10% Silk – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors

Conway + Bliss
Cleo – Aran – 62% Cotton, 38% Nylon – Knitted tube – Solid colors

Madelinetosh
80/10/10 DK – DK – 80% Merino Superwash Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon – Plied – Tonal colors, Multicolored
80/10/10 Fingering – Fingering – 80% Merino Superwash Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon – Plied – Tonal colors, Multicolored
80/10/10 Sport – Sport – 80% Merino Superwash Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon – Plied – Tonal colors, Multicolored
80/10/10 Worsted MCN – Worsted – 80% Merino Superwash Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon – Plied – Tonal colors, Multicolored

Misti Alpaca
Baby Me Boo – Aran – 50% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo Viscose – Thick and thin – Solid colors, Multicolored

Patons (North America)
Beehive Baby Fingering – Light Fingering – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Solid colors
Glam Stripes – Sport – 90% Acrylic, 10% Metallic – Chained – Solid colors with metallic stripes

Premier Yarns
Deborah Norville Serenity Baby – Aran – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Solid colors, Multicolored

Schoeller + Stahl
Babsi – Bulky – 85% Acrylic, 15% Superwash Wool – 2 plies – Self-striping marls

Tahki Stacy Charles
Mesa – Heavy Worsted – 100% Superwash Wool – Single ply – Self-striping (gradient)


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