December 19, 2020
Our newest yarn base Merino Nylon DK launches in this week's Shop Update!
Living at the bottom of a mountain in Tassie pretty much calls for hand knit socks all year round - and as much as we love our fingering weight socks, sometimes we just need something a little warmer to keep our toes warm.
Being hard on my socks, I needed a nice strong yarn and I'm pleased so say our new Merino Nylon DK base fits the bill nicely.
It's made of 80% superwash merino and 20% nylon and offers a generous 243m per 100gm skein from which you'll be able to knit a pair of full sized adult socks.
The other bonus of DK weight socks is just how quickly they knit up - perfect also for gift knitting.
But this yarn base isn't just perfect for socks, but pretty much any DK accessory or garment too. It's a nice plump yarn with a good twist, leading to great stitch definition.
We thought we'd share some of our favourite DK weight sock patterns with you today - happy sock knitting.
Homebody Socks - Curious Handmade
Riverbed Socks - Joji Locatteli
Gratitude Socks - Kelene Kinnersly
Hygge Season Socks - Sari Nordlund
High Desert Socks - Lindsey Fowler
January 25, 2021
Joji Locatelli's Winter Trails Cowl pattern has released today. We have put together some yarn combo ideas using our Merino Singles and Merino Nylon Sock base for this gorgeous cowl pattern and will be casting on ourselves.
January 21, 2021
Introducing Cobblestone , a fun new fingering weight base which channels a 70's retro vibe.
Think childhood ponchos, early hand spun yarns and 70's disco music.
December 12, 2020
Today's Shop Update includes 24 colourways on our popular Merino Silk Yak Fingering base.
This yarn is a stunning summer weight yarn, which is slightly cool to the touch due to the silk content. It is perfect for light weight summer garments, shawls and other special accessories.