Yarn Crush May 2018
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Our May 2018 Yarn Crush box includes:
Glam Panda is an incredibly luxurious feeling yarn that blends a buttery soft merino wool with the shine and luscious feel of bamboo rayon. This 3-ply yarn drapes beautifully with its delicate and slightly lofty twist, and 10% nylon to make it strong and sturdy. Once dyed the vibrant and saturated colors taken up by the merino and nylon are heathered by the silvery sheen of the bamboo fibres that do not absorb the acid dye.
Fiber: 70% superwash merino wool, 20% bamboo, 10% alpaca
Yardage: 460 yards (421 m)/4.0 oz (115 g)
Knitting Patterns - By Violette Lovelace
Easy Barnacle Socks are a pair of ankle socks adorned with an understated stitch pattern, and can be made with about half a skein. Whip a pair up while you’re sitting on the beach!
Intermediate April Scarf is an airy triangle shawl with fun optional tassels and a striking lace pattern. It’s perfect for pairing with a spring jacket, or a dress on a cool summer evening.
Crochet Patterns - By Lisa Geisler
Easy Allyson Beanie has a subtle texture and just the right amount of slouch to become your new favorite hat on bad hair days.
Intermediate Make a pair of Cottage Mitts and give Tunisian crochet a try, to get the look of knitting with crochet. Learn the basics of Tunisian crochet with the photo tutorial included in the magazine!
Skein Coats, by Precious Knits, are an ultra portable alternative to a yarn bowl! This innovative yarn holder prevents tangles and will tame any ball or cake of yarn, and keep it clean and safe as you knit or crochet from it. Just pull a Skein Coat over your ball or cake of yarn, toss it in your project bag, and you’re all set! One of five fun prints is included in your box.