Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton

Worsted Cotton: 100% organic cotton
A two-ply twist of 100% certified organic cotton, this light and lofty worsted weight is perfect for everything from baby clothes and toys to sophisticated sweaters and scarves. Pick your favorites from an almost endless supply of shades all colored with low impact dyes.

Weight: 100 grams
Approx: 150 yards/137 meters
Needle Size: Size 7–9/4.5–5.5 mm
Gauge: 4–5 sts per inch

Hand wash or dry clean. Wash in tepid water using a mild soap. Do not agitate or twist. Shape and dry flat on a towel. Store your little treasure neatly folded; after all, it may be a family heirloom.

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Chevron Baby Blanket by Espace Tricot
We are excited to begin our sample to create this simple and modern baby blanket using Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton. This cheerful two-row pattern is easy to customize in terms of size with the addition of 24-stitch repeats. From the color selection available at the Yarns By Design Boutique, you are sure to be creative when selecting a color combination perfect for that little girl or boy in your life!

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If you are interested in making something warm to wear for the colder month's in the Worsted Cotton, below is a beautiful option.

Afternoon Cardi by Olga Buraya-Kefelian
Long on luxury with cable details and an allover lace pattern. Worked in one hundred percent cotton for a casual feel with a feminine and flattering swing.


• Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton (100g/150yds): 6 (7, 8, 9) hanks
• Size 9 (5.5mm) 40" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Stitch markers
• Cable needle
• Stitch holders or waste yarn
• Tapestry needle

XS (S, M, L)
Bust: 33 (37, 42, 47)", closed
Length: 27 (28, 29¼, 30¼)"
Sleeve length: 23¾ (25, 26, 26¾)”

In Rib patt, 14 sts and 22 rows = 4", blocked
In Lace and cable patt, 14 sts and 22 rows = 4", blocked

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