Mille Colori Socks & Lace, From Lang

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This week’s featured yarn is Mille Colori Socks and Lace, from Lang Yarns. It’s a fingering-weight blend of 75% Wool and 25% Nylon. The nylon lends durability to socks, but this yarn is also an exquisite choice for light and lacy shawls and scarves. It has a gradient self-striping effect, and comes with or without a metallic strand for a bit of sparkle.

Browse Ravelry for pattern ideas using Mille Colori Socks and Lace:–lace/patterns

Or click on any of these photos to view the project pages and patterns:

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Linie Donita, from Knitting Fever

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This week’s featured yarn is Donita from Knitting Fever and Euro Yarns. This one is a 100% Cotton DK-weight yarn. It comes in a bright, summery color palette which lends itself well to summer garments for children and adults. It has a delightful soft hand, and a playful speckled look. Browse projects which Ravelry users have made in Donita here:…/l…/online-linie-362-donita projects ! Click the images below for links to these project pages/patterns.




Painted Desert, by Knitting Fever

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This week’s featured yarn is Painted Desert, from Knitting Fever!

Painted Desert is a fingering weight 100% superwash wool yarn. It consists of different colored strands plied together, with an overall gradient color changing effect. It comes in a rich, but subtle color palette. Painted Desert would be an excellent choice for socks or for shawls!

Click here for a free pattern from Knitting Fever for a simple shawl which lets this yarn’s beautiful colors shine.

These photos of the shawl from Ravelry users show off the lovely effect of the yarn in a variety of colors.