Bright & Breezy

Warmer days are here again with sizzling heat and a high-in-the-sky sunny glow. It’s the per­fect weather for gor­geous tanks, lacy scarves and breezy cardi­gans, es­pe­cially when knit in cap­ti­vat­ing open­work. These yarns, so ut­terly vi­brant and light­weight,

Creative Knitting - - YARN TREND REPORT -

Ul­tra­light and ul­tra­soft, Ply­mouth Yarn’s new In­can Spice is a must for any lace that de­mands a spec­tac­u­lar re­sult. A lus­cious blend of merino, al­paca, silk and yak in a su­per fine fin­ger­ing weight, this deca­dent yarn brings easy, breezy so­phis­ti­ca­tion to any gar­ment or ac­ces­sory.

Or­ganic Cot­ton Skinny from Blue Sky Fibers is the epit­ome of sum­mer. With its sleek feel and firm hand, it re­sults in a smooth tex­ture that soaks up lace­work as if it were made for it. Your warm-weather knit­ting looks and feels good from the get-go.

It had us at “100% cul­ti­vated Bom­byx silk.” Spun Silk Lace, from Sweet­Ge­or­gia Yarns, is like spin­ning all the best parts of sum­mer into an ac­tual yarn, one that feels cool against the skin on even the most swel­ter­ing of days. Its strong twist and cap­ti­vat­ing sheen promise de­light in ev­ery airy stitch.

Soft, lus­trous and like a cloud in your hands, Jilly Lace with Cash­mere from Dream in Color brings per­fect stitch def­i­ni­tion for any lacy project. The sin­gle­ply con­struc­tion en­hances drape and loft, while el­e­gant tonal col­ors trans­form your knit project into a stun­ning master­piece.

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