. Mille Colori Socks & Lace, From Lang

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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: http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/lang-yarns-mille-colori-socks–lace/patterns

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

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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.

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Venezia Sport, by Cascade Yarns

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VeneziaSportThis week’s featured yarn is Venezia Sport, by Cascade Yarns. Venezia Sport is a sport-weight blend of 70% Merino Wool, and 30% Silk. It is incredibly soft and simply lovely to wear close to the skin. It has a subtle sheen from the silk content. It’s particularly well-suited to shawls. Here in the shop, we are showing off this yarn in the Piper’s Journey shawl. VeneziaSportShawl

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Click Here to see hundreds of inspiring projects which Ravelry users have made using Venezia Sport!