Stash enhancement : Berroco Vintage

Hello! For this Winter, I set myself a new goal : knitting a cardigan or a sweater for each member of the family. I already have one done with the Harvest Cardigan I finished in October. The real challenge will be the cardigan for Big Daddy. This will be the largest garment I will have knitted so far. Since I was going to need a good amount of yarn for this item, I have been searching for a good compromise between price and quality and I finally picked Berroco Vintage in the color Oat that I purchased from Jimmy Beans Wool. I also got the cardigan pattern from this website, it is Traverse by Andrea Rangel. I will not do the colorwork though and just work with plain stockinette stitch.

Traverse #1

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Stash enhancement : Blue Moon Fiber Arts and Shelridge Yarns

Hello! I recently paid a visit to a lovely yarn shop located in Montréal. Store is called La Maison Tricotée and it is both a tea house and a yarn shop. Lots of yummy things!!!

maison tricotée

The choice of yarn is amazing, all the brands they feature are very high quality therefore a bit pricey. I found the welcome absolutely awesome and was offered a cup of delicious tea while I was having a look at all the beauties in the store. I had a project in mind, a sweater for my 6 years old, but I was hesitating on which yarn to choose and I received great advice from the owner, Celine, who is very knowledgeable about the yarn she has in her shop but also about the fibres in general.

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Stash enhancement : Cosmic Yarn

Hi Everyone! I would like to share with you my recent acquisition of one of the most stunning yarn color I have ever seen. I needed to have it the moment I saw it, and here it is !!!! To me, this yarn looks like the Cosmos made into a skein of yarn.

Cosmos

Name of the colorway is Andromeda and the brand is Baerenwolle by Vicky. I purchased 2 skeins in the Baerfoot Sock base. It is 80% Merino extrafine and 20% Polyamide. Each skein is 400m (437 yds) for 100g.

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