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Getting Misti

Some folks love their alpaca, and who can blame them? Not only are alpacas a very handsome species of animal, who by the way are not nearly the spitters that their cousins the llamas are, but they also produce remarkable fleece. Sinfully soft and light as a feather it is also one of the warmest fibres around. Garments made with alpaca will keep you cozy on the coldest of days.  Many of the unfortunates who are sensitive to wool have no skin irritation with alpaca.  Amazing!

The Knit Cafe carries Misti Alpaca Chunky, which is made from 100% baby alpaca, ie: even softer! Yesterday we received our Fall Order. It includes 9 colours, some solid dyes and heathered colour blends.

…and also, 4 hand painted colour-ways!

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 Treasure

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Faberge

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Winter Queen

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Midnight Sapphire.

Aren’t they pretty things?
Come in and check out the rest of the fine colours and give them a squeeze – you won’t believe how soft they are.

Craftily yours
Kristin

 

 

getting Misti!

That’s right! It’s Misti Alpaca!  One of the softest yarns you will ever touch – truely! In these days of demonic cold I look back on the day I bought my alpaca coat with a great deal of favour!  It is so warm! Alpaca is one of the warmest fibres and one of the lightest too.

The Misti Alpaca Chunky we just received, is a bit different then we’ve seen it before! Check it out – hand dyed alpaca!DSCN0005

Lake Superior

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Pico

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Winter Queen

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Granite

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Midnight

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Faberge

If you’ve taken our Knit 101 class you have in hand the perfect pattern for this yarn.  If you have not taken this class you can find the pattern HERE. One skein will make a very warm toque.
The Hand Painted Misti Alpaca Chunky is $27 per skein, the solid colours are $18 each. A little bird tells me that prices are scheduled to rise soon, so this is a good time to squirrel some away.

Craftily yours
Kristin