Northeast Fiber Arts Center

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Umina

This 50/50 wool and alpaca blend yarn has a lovely tight pearly twist and a gorgeous drape.It has been a popular choice for brioche scarves and cowls, but it also felts really well if you're looking for a luxurious felted hat or soft mittens!

This simple. short sleeved, A-line "Climb Every Mountain" pattern from Ravelry used just 4 sks. We knit the "large" size for the store model. The pattern is knit in the round for those of you who don't like to put pieces together and it is so absolutely scrumptious. Soft, lovely drape.....its the kind of sweater one would live in! With the simple eyelet design going up the front and in a neutral color like this taupe we chose for the store model, you could wear it every day - easy to dress up or wear casually.

The 50% wool gives the yarn more elasticity and structure than a 100% alpaca, suiting it well to knitting everything from accessories to garments.  And of course, alpaca makes it warmer too.

Available in some lovely neturals as well as a vibrant palette that will keep the sometimes "gloomy" overcast weather of a northern winter from getting even those with "seasonal affect" down!

Whopping 247 yds/skein!

If you're looking for some lovely natural colors in a similar blend yarn, check out Cascade's Llamerino.

The felted mitts below are so warm and soft. I needle felted on a couple of different design ideas to give you some ideas for how you might keep the knitting simple but add some more intricate design elements after felting!

Price per skein: $24.95


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natural, pewter, grey, taupe, gunmetal

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turmeric, paprkia, saffron

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cabernet, plum

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orchid

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teal, blue

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forest, jade


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