Friday, April 5, 2013

New Ivy Brambles Silver Cloud Yarn, Midnight Ruffles Shawl Pattern and a Quick and Easy Tornado Scarf for Someone You Love!

Hello Everyone!
Ivy Brambles Silver Cloud Suri Alpaca Glitter Lace Yarn - 103 Storm

Ivy Brambles Silver Cloud Suri Alpaca Glitter Lace Yarn - 113 Wild BlackberryIvy Brambles Silver Cloud Suri Alpaca Glitter Lace Yarn - 127 Night Sky
Introducing a new yarn from Ivy Brambles - Silver Cloud!   Light as a feather, Silver Cloud yarn is beautifully soft and durable. Ivy Brambles Silver Cloud is a superb blend of 80%Suri Alpaca, 15% Super-Fine Merino Wool with a touch of 5% Stellina silver metallic that adds a special touch.  Silver Cloud yarn is a lace yarn which comes in hanks that are 125 grams (4.5 oz) and 1094 yards (1009 m).   Hand dyed in the United States.   Recommended needle size is a US 4-5 (3.5-3.75 mm) or needle size to obtain desire gauge. 

Ivy Brambles Silver Cloud Suri Alpaca Glitter Lace Yarn - 110 Pine Tree

The Midnight Ruffles shawl is a gorgeous example of how beautiful the Silver Cloud yarn is to knit.   Only one skein of yarn is required to knit the simple but elegant Midnight Ruffles shawl which is warm, stylish and designed by Jocre Arts. 

Midnight Ruffles Lace Shawl Pattern by Jocre Arts
The Midnight Ruffles Shawl features a feathered ruffled edge and is worked in Ivy Brambles light as a feather Silver Cloud Yarn using a US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles which produces a gauge of approximately  13 sts per 2 inches (5 cm) in spine pattern including the yarn over on either side of spine when blocked or lightly stretched.   Finished dimensions for the Midnight Ruffle Shawl are approximately 70 x 30 inches (178 x 76 cm).

Also a treat for you!  It is never too early to start your Christmas knitting!   Amanda has come up with a quick and easy way to use a skein of Ivy Brambles Tornado in a scarf in a few easy steps.   1)  Use two skeins of Ivy Brambles Tornado yarn and size US 10 needles.   2)  Cast on 23 stitches.   3)   Knit 6 rows.   4)   Slipping the first stitch of EVERY row, Knit 1 row, Purl 1 row to desire length.   5)  Knit 6 rows and bind off on last row   6)   Block and give to someone you love!   Easy peasy!     This gorgeous scarf measures 7 inches wide by 72 inches in length.   Thanks Amanda for sharing your quick and easy pattern and for creating such a beautiful scarf!

Happy Fibering!  Enjoy!