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November 2019

Newly-published books

[Book: 'Top-Down Knit Sweaters' by Corrina Ferguson] [Book: 'Harry Potter Crochet' by Lucy Collin] [Book: 'Distitch' by Assia Brill]

The cover design of Top-Down Knit Sweaters caught my eye—smart but not fussy. There are 16 patterns in Corrina Ferguson's book, and I'd be happy to knit almost all of them.

I knew that a Harry Potter knitting book was in the works for release early next year, but today was the first day I'd heard about Harry Potter Crochet by Lucy Collin. One look at that amigurumi Hagrid and I was hooked (sorry!).

Distitch is a novel knitting technique where the loops of one row are pulled through the loops of the two rows below it. I haven't tried it yet, but I'm excited by its potential. Assia Brill, who developed the technique, says it produces a warmer and stronger fabric compared with conventional knitting. That you can combine it with other techniques, like brioche and double knitting, blows my mind a little. If you try it, let me know how it goes.

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New and discontinued yarns

New yarn: Amano Mayu Lace

New yarn: Amano Mayu Lace – Image © Amano Yarns

New

Amano Yarns
Chaski – Sport – 60% Merino Superwash Wool, 30% Cotton, 10% Linen Viscose – Plied – Solid colors
Mayu Lace – Lace – 60% Superfine Alpaca, 20% Cashmere, 20% Mulberry Silk – 2 plies – Tonal colors
Skinny Yana – Fingering – 100% Highland Wool – Single ply – Solid colors

Anzula
Buxom – Super Bulky – 80% Merino Superwash Wool, 20% Nylon – Single wrapped with thread – Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored

Araucania
Arco Iris – Bulky – 100% Cotton – Tweedy – Multicolored

BC Garn
Northern Lights – Heavy Worsted – 80% Superwash Wool, 20% Silk – Tweedy – Semi-solid colors

Bergère de France
Ourson – DK – 80% Nylon, 20% Polyester – Faux fur – Solid colors

Bernat
Alize Blanket EZ Wool – Jumbo – 54% Acrylic, 24% Nylon, 20% Superwash Wool, 2% Polyester – Fixed loops – Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored
Softee Chunky Tweeds – Super Bulky – 97% Acrylic, 3% Viscose – Tweedy – Tweed colors

Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Ripple – Super Bulky – 99% Superwash Wool, 1% Nylon – Single wrapped with thread – Solid colors, Semi-solid, Multicolored

GGH
Norvika – Super Bulky – 30% Acrylic, 30% Wool, 20% Alpaca, 20% Nylon – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors

James C. Brett
Lazy Days Super Chunky – Super Bulky – 80% Acrylic, 20% Nylon – S on S plied – Solid colors

Katia
Polar Star – Super Bulky – 95% Polyester, 5% Metallic – Faux fur – Solid colors with metallic

Knit Picks
Alpaca Cloud DK – DK – 100% Baby Alpaca – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors, Heathers
Curio 3 – Thread – 100% Mercerized Cotton – Thread - size 3 – Solid colors

Lana Grossa
Fusione – Bulky – 30% Cotton, 26% Merino Superwash Wool, 25% Baby Alpaca, 19% Nylon – Single ply – Heathered colors
Lala Berlin Lovely Cashmere – Bulky – 60% Cashmere, 25% Nylon, 15% Wool – Fuzzy chain – Solid colors
Seventyfive – Aran – 75% Cashmere, 25% Merino Wool – Plied – Solid colors
Tre Seta – Worsted – 40% Merino Superwash Wool, 35% Silk, 20% Baby Alpaca, 5% Viscose – Plied with a soft haze – Solid colors

Lion Brand
Mandala Tweed Stripes – Worsted – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Self-striping marls
Re-Tweed – Heavy Worsted – 40% Polyester, 40% Superwash Wool, 20% Acrylic – Tweedy – Tweed colors
Touch of Cashmere – Aran – 90% Acrylic, 10% Cashmere – Plied – Solid colors

Loops & Threads
Frozen Fur – Jumbo – 100% Polyester – Faux fur – Semi-solid
Fur – Super Bulky – 100% Polyester – Faux fur – Semi-solid colors
Sherpa – Jumbo – 100% Polyester – Faux fur – Semi-solid colors
Sweet Snuggles – Jumbo – 100% Polyester – Chenille – Solid colors

MillaMia
Naturally Soft Sock – Fingering – 75% Superwash Wool, 25% Nylon – Plied – Solid colors

Paintbox Yarns
Recycled Big Cotton – Super Bulky – 60% Cotton, 40% Polyester – I-cord – Solid colors
Recycled Metallic Ribbon – Super Bulky – 50% Cotton, 37% Polyester, 13% Metallic – Ribbon – Solid colors with metallic
Recycled Ribbon – Super Bulky – 60% Cotton, 40% Polyester – Ribbon – Solid colors

Premier Yarns
Basix – Aran – 100% Acrylic – Plied – Solid colors
Bunny – Jumbo – 100% Polyester – Fleece style – Solid colors
Nordica – DK – 100% Acrylic – S on S plied – Self-striping (fair-isle effect)

Purl Soho
Big Good Wool – Bulky – 100% Highland Wool – Plied – Undyed
Mineral Silk – Lace – 75% Silk, 25% Metallic – Plied – Solid colors with metallic

Rico Design
Fashion Alpaca Tweed Chunky – Bulky – 75% Acrylic, 15% Superwash Wool, 10% Alpaca – Single ply – Tweedy marls
Fashion Modern Tweed Aran – Aran – 60% Superwash Wool, 20% Nylon, 20% Viscose – Tweedy – Tweed colors
Fashion Mohair Merino Chunky – Bulky – 78% Mohair, 13% Superwash Wool, 9% Nylon – Fuzzy – Solid colors
Ricorumi Lamé – Worsted – 62% Metallic, 38% Nylon – Metallic chainette – Metallic colors

Rozetti Yarns
Cinema – Bulky – 70% Wool, 25% Nylon, 5% Cashmere – Single ply – Dappled

The Plucky Knitter
Haven – Aran – 100% Merino Wool – Plied – Solid colors

Universal Yarn
Bella Chenille Big – Jumbo – 100% Polyester – Chenille – Solid colors

Wendy
Husky – Super Bulky – 100% Acrylic – 2 plies – Self-striping (gradient marl)
With Wool Tweed Aran – Aran – 75% Acrylic, 20% Superwash Wool, 5% Viscose – Tweedy – Tweed colors

Discontinued

Austermann
Ajman – Aran – 100% Mercerized Cotton – Plied – Solid colors
Soft Cotton – Bulky – 64% Cotton, 36% Nylon – Knitted tube – Solid colors

Louet
Gems Fingering Weight – Fingering – 100% Merino Superwash Wool – 2 plies – Solid colors

Posh Yarn
Sylvia Aran – Aran – 50% Merino Wool, 50% Silk – Plied

Premier Yarns
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Beauty – DK – 100% Acrylic – S on S plied – Solid colors
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Broadway – Worsted – 90% Acrylic, 5% Metallic, 5% Nylon – Tweedy – Tweedy colors
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Central Park – Super Bulky – 59% Acrylic, 23% Wool, 18% Nylon – Single wrapped with thread – Semi-solid colors, Mulicolored
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Colorways Merino Blend – Worsted – 50% Merino Wool, 50% Microfiber – Plied – Solid colors
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Little Red – DK – 100% Acrylic – S on S plied – Self-striping, Tonal, Multicolored
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Looking Glass – Super Bulky – 100% Polyester – Fleece style – Solid colors
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Merino Blend – Worsted – 50% Merino Superwash Wool, 50% Microfiber – Plied – Solid colors
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Oz – Super Bulky – 100% Polyester – Chenille – Semi-solid colors
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Skyscraper – Bulky – 64% Acrylic, 12% Alpaca, 12% Bamboo Viscose, 12% Wool – Single ply – Self-striping
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Sutton – Super Bulky – 85% Acrylic, 15% Superwash Wool – Thick and thin – Self-striping (gradient transition)
Isaac Mizrahi Craft University – Aran – 40% Acrylic, 31% Superwash Wool, 29% Nylon – Plied – Marled

Schachenmayr Original
Boston Style – Super Bulky – 42% Acrylic, 39% Polyester, 19% Superwash Wool – Plied
Egypto Cotton – Fingering – 100% Cotton – Plied


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See you in December!

Wendy


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