January, 2015

Hydrus Shawl
by Martha Wissing
Named after a constellation, this scarf features beads knitted into the lace that softly shimmer.  Knit with the gorgeous Berroco Cirrus Yarn, col. 2501

Find the pattern PDF here: www.berroco.com/sites/default/files/downloads/patterns/Berroco_FreePattern_Hydrus.pdf















A blend of superkid mohair and extrafine merino entwined on a nylon core, Cirrus is so light, it seems to float.

42% Mohair, 40% Nylon, 18% Extrafine Merino

50g 114yds (104m), 15sts, 22r = 4"  Needle Size: 10US (6mm)  Crochet 6mmHook

Hand wash in cool water, lay flat to dry  $8.95

  Nacre by Emily Nora O'Neil
Knit with just one ball of Berroco's Folio yarn.

Get the PDF here: www.berroco.com/sites/default/files/downloads/patterns/Berroco_FreePattern_Nacre.pdf

Don't forget to knit something special for your four legged friend!  This cute sweater takes just 2 hanks of Berroco Vintage yarn, and a few special buttons finish off the look.  Keep your pooch warm and in style this winter.  Size is approximately 16" from back or neck to tail.

Buster, Detail

If you are a dog lover, you might like these wonderful books:

Knit your Own Dog, and Knit Your Own Dog, The Second Litter

Is your gift certificate burning a hole in your pocket?  Here are a few great items that every knitter could use:

Knitters Pride Straight Needle Set $89.95
9 Needle Set, Sized US2 1/2 - 11 (3mm-8mm)

Magma Pattern Holder  $28.50
Incudes 3 small and 1 large magnet strip and a pen.  Keeps you on track!

Zooni Stitch Markers $2.95 - $5.95 Set of 3

Sock Blockers $19.95

Addi Click Sets $195.00

and for the Crocheter:
Knitters Pride Symphonie Dreams Crochet Hook Set $59.95   US size E,G,H,I,J,K,and L

Knitters Pride Waves Crochet Set with Case $59.95
US size C, D, E, F, G, 7, H, I, and J

We have a large selection of Shawl Pins.  Here are just a few of the ones we carry:
Daisy $12.95
Exotica Scarlet $12.95
Exotica $12.95

Lily keeping warm on a Winter day

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