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Louise Harding

Amitola Grande

This lovely merino wool - silk blend yarn is just like it's finer cousin, Amitola, but knits at a larger gauge of 4-4.5 sts/inch Like it's finer gauge Amitola, it also features a long repeat of color making it a great choice for a faux fair isle poncho (as pictured in the close up below-this pattern is free with the yarn purchase) , hat (coming soon) or wristlets. You can see from the photos below how great it works up in a cowl - 2 patterns shown. The one pictured left was knit using just 1/2 a skein of Amitola with 1 skein of a solid in a stitch pattern taken from a Barbara Walker Book called Florence Frieze (pattern available with the purchase) and the second cowl shown right is knit using almost a full skein of Amitola grande on its own - it is a Ravelry pattern called Copper Beaches Cowl.

Each 100 gm ball features 274 yards.

The cowl shown below I knit with just 2/3 of a skein - so make it wider or longer with 1 full skein!

Price: $24.99/sk.

 

 

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