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Scrumptious is a blend of luxurious silk and merino wool from Fyberspates. It is extremely soft to the touch and has a delicious sheen, being perfect for those special knits. It shows up well on cable designs and there are a good set of solid colours to show off lace work. The yarn comes in a range of laceweight, 4-ply, double-knit/worsted, Aran and chunky.
|Fibre Content||45% silk, 55% merino wool
|Weight||100g of chunky yarn
|Tension|| 16 stitches and 22 rows for a 10x10 cm square
|Suggested needle size|| 6mm
|Care instructions|| Hand wash separately (cool water)
Fyberpates have produced a pattern book called "The Scrumptious Collection : Volume 1" which we have at The Yarn Cafe. There are a number of patterns that are appropriate for chunky wool including:
Cogges - a cabled hat and set of matching mitts; Uffington - a waistcoat with lace detail; and Alvescot - an intricate lace, long-lined sweater. The yarn is also perfect for the pattern "Vivian" by Ysolda Teague in Twist Collective magazine.
Posted by Tree on 13th Jul 2011
I am making the fingerless mittens for my sister's birthday with this yarn. Yes it is a little bit expensive, buy you certainly get what you pay for. It is soft, shiny, gives great stitch definition and I can't wait to get some more!