Thursday, August 30, 2012

Metalico by Blue Sky Alpacas

50% babay alpaca / 50% mulberry silk
Luxury as nature intended, Metalico utilizes naturally occurring shades of baby alpaca blended with mulberry silk, and creates an undyed shimmering palette from gleaming whites to silvery grays and flecked golds. Colorways provided by nature, shiny braids provided by Blue Sky Alpacas!
Weight: 50 grams
Approx: 147 yards / 135 meters
Needle Size: 3-5 US / 3.25-3.75 mm
Gauge: 5-6 sts/inch or 2.5 cm
Hand wash or dry clean. Wash in tepid water using a mild soap. Do not twist. Shape and dry flat on a towel. Store your little treasure neatly folded, after all, it may be a family heirloom.

etched rio wrap - new!
Designed by Sarah Smuland
With a swing and fluidity reminiscent of woven fabric, this breathtaking wrap will easily become your favorite accessory. Effortless to wear, a simple lace panel is all this piece requires to be a soothing, intriguing knit.

leslie wrap - new!
Designed by Leslie Scanlon
Knit in a straightforward rib pattern, with a twist. This wrap is memorable worked in Metalico, with tassels of fluctuating sizes and experimental, inconsistent whipped edge treatment.

©2012 blue sky alpacas

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Royal Petite by Blue Sky Alpacas

Blue Sky has outdone themselves again with the new Royal Petite line! How can anyone pass up this exquisite fiber and glamorous pattern combo? With the same color palette, twist and hand as Blue Sky's full size hanks of the Royal, the petites are 100-yard balls geared towards smaller projects.

Royal Petites
100% Royal Alpaca

At YBD, we have every color and pattern available for this new line. Stop by today to pick out your new project! Or, call us at (412) 794-8332.