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Artyarns Inspiration Club July 2021: Northern Lights

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  • Get inspired with Artyarns Inspirations!

    These are Limited Edition colours in our favourite Artyarns bases: Merino Cloud, Beaded Silk & Sequins Light, Double Mohair, Silk Day Dream, and for the first time ever - Cashmere Ombré 2 ply!

    Every purchase includes exclusive patterns designed to bring out the yarn colours. Once a colour sells out it’s retired and will never be repeated.

    July 2021 is called "Northern Lights", after the Aurora Borealis, an incredible natural phenomenon photographed here in the great state of Washington, and celebrated in all its glory with hand-painted watercolour yarn, lovingly dyed by artisans with brushes.

    Read more about each of the yarns and their characteristics here:
    Merino Cloud
    Beaded Silk & Sequins Light
    Silk Day Dream
    Double Mohair
    Cashmere Ombré 2 ply

    Patterns will be emailed to you upon purchase*:

    1. Northern Lights Cowl by Danielle Courier: knit with one skein of Merino Cloud in Northern Lights (75" x 25") on 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

    2. Northern Lights Crescent Shawl by Iris Schreier: knit with one skein of Merino Cloud in Northern Lights (63" x 16") on 5mm (US 8) needles.

    3. Northern Lights Rectangle Wrap by Lucinda Iglesias: knit with one skein of Merino Cloud in Northern Lights and one skein of Merino Cloud in 378 Chartreuse.
    Size: 16” X 75”, 41 cm x 191 cm. Knit on 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

    Also photographed is Eccentricity by Xandy Peters which has been knit with 2 skeins of Merino Cloud in Northern Lights and one skein of Silk Mohair in 2386 Aruba. It would also be stunning with Silk Day Dream in place of Merino Cloud... 

    *If you're purchasing the Double Mohair, you'll also receive the 5 Pattern Compilation by Iris Schreier for this gorgeous yarn! And you'll get the exclusive One Armed Bandit pattern as well as 4 other cashmere patterns with your purchase of Cashmere Ombré 2 ply. 

    PS - prices are for 1 skein of yarn. We often photograph more than one skein together so you get more "views" of the yarn, but unless you're buying a kit, each skein is sold individually.

  • Ingredients:
    Merino Cloud:
    80% Fine Merino
    20% Italian Cashmere

    Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:
    100% Regal Silk

    Silk Day Dream:
    100% Japanese Mulberry Silk

    Double Mohair:
    60% Fine Kid Mohair
    40% Mulberry Silk

    Cashmere Ombré 2 ply:
    100% Italian Cashmere

    Length:
    Merino Cloud:
    400m (440yd)

    Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:
    100m (110yd)

    Silk Day Dream:
    366m (400yd)

    Double Mohair:
    566m (620yd)

    Cashmere Ombré 2 ply:
    675m (738 yards)

    Weight:
    Merino Cloud:
    100g

    Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:
    50g

    Silk Day Dream:
    90g

    Double Mohair:
    90g

    Cashmere Ombré 2 ply:
    150g

    Gauge:
    Merino Cloud:
    Fingering
    3.75 mm - 4 mm (US 5 - 6)
    22 st = 10cm (4")

    Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:
    DK
    4 mm (US 6)
    20 st = 10cm (4")

    Silk Day Dream:
    Sport
    4 mm (US 6)
    20 st = 10cm (4")

    Double Mohair:
    Various but we love it on 5.5mm needles!

  • Artyarns was founded in 2002 by Iris Schreier, a celebrated knitwear author whose work appears in major knitting media outlets. 

    Artyarns fibers are manufactured in the United States. We strongly believe in local sourcing of materials and equipment. We utilize energy efficient systems and sustainable materials. Artyarns collaborates only with countries who follow International Labor Organization Standards.

    Before the art of knitting comes the art of yarn

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