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.
45% silk, 55% merino wool
100g of Double Knit/Worsted yarn
20 stitches and 28 rows for a 10x10 cm square
Suggested needle size
Hand wash separately (cool water)
Fyberpates have produced a pattern book called "The Scrumptious Collection : Volume 1" which is available at The Yarn Cafe. There are a number of patterns that are appropriate for double knit/worsted wool including:
Murcott - a classic short-sleeved wrap around cardigan; Wytham - a lace-edge flattering cardigan; Hendred - hat and matching mittens.The yarn can also be used to make a Clapotis shawl.