Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal

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We would like to introduce you to Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal.

Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal

Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal

Fine Donegal comes in a stunning array of colours; it is perfectly skin soft and will suit both garments and accessories.
It is a single ply yarn that has a textural and tweed effect.
Whatever you make with this yarn it will have a rich, classic, traditional and well bred British look.

Here are the specs on this yarn:

Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal is a lovely soft fingering weight yarn that is available in a stunning array of colours.
We see this yarn as perfect to knit garments for men and women yet soft enough for neck hugging accessories.
Make your favourite shawl pattern with this yarn or a design from the Debbie Bliss collection for this yarn. (Fine Donegal)
Fibre: 95% Merino Wool, 5% Cashmere
Ball: 100 grams, 380 M, 415 yds
Knitting Gauge: 26 st & 38 rows per 10 cm or 4″
Suggested Needles: 3.25 or US 3
Care: Hand wash
Shades of Fine Donegal

There are so many patterns that you could use for this yarn.
We think many of the Brooklyn Tweed patterns would be wonderful in Fine Donegal (it is much softer than Loft!).
We stock printed copies of many of these designs in the shop or you can purchase them online.

Debbie Bliss has created 13 patterns for this yarn in her collection for Fine Donegal.
Here a few of our favourites from this collection.  The Fine Donegal collection is available at the shop or on our webstore.

Lacy Shawl in Fine Donegal

Lacy shawl in Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal using two balls of Autumn Gold shade 05.

Vintage Leaf Sweater

Vintage Leaf Sweater, knit with 3 balls Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal – Winter Rose shade 08

Cabled Sweater knit with Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal in Bark shade 04.  Pattern is available in Debbie Bliss book Fine Donegal.  Sweater is knit with 5 balls for all but the largest size with requires 6 balls.

Cabled Sweater knit with 5 or 6 balls of Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal in Bark shade 04.

Ragland Sweater in Fine Donegal

Raglan Sweater is knit with Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal in Terracotta 06 using 5 or 6 balls of yarn. This relaxed fit pullover will be very comfortable and useful to wear in this great soft yarn.

Guernsey is a classic sweater with a very British Look, knit in Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal.

Guernsey is a classic sweater with a very British Look, knit with 3 to 5 balls of Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal in Deep Red shade 07.

Fine Donegal Shawl

Shawl with Lace Edging. Shawl is knit in Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal using 3 balls of Sky shade 16. The generous size of this shawl makes it classic piece that you will keep for years.

Circular Yoke Sweater is a classic knit in Fine Donegal with the main colour of Blackberry.

Circular Yoke Sweater is a classic knit in Fine Donegal with the main colour of Blackberry.

We hope you get to enjoy this lovely yarn.  Give up a call or an email if you would like more information.

Knit Happy!


Berroco Fuji

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Berroco Fuji

Fuji is a compelling silk blend yarn that has the texture of raw silk but is much more practical.
It is comfortable to wear and easy to care for.  The colours are gentle shades of natural colours which lend themselves to year round use.  The finished fabric has some structure and will hold it’s shape yet drapes nicely.
See the details and colours of Fuji.
Designs for this yarn are found in Norah Gaughan 14, Booklet 327, and Booklet 343.
Many of Berroco’s patterns are now available individually directly from their site, on Ravelry and in our shop as a PDF download.
If there is a pattern that you wish with your purchase of yarn we can download it for you.
The price will be the same from all sources.

Papara, Berroco Yarns Fuji, Fuji, Berroco, silk yarn

Papara – available in Berroco Book 343

Papara is a easy to wear poncho knit in Berroco Yarns Fuji.
This is a wear everywhere piece that would be great for travel.
One size pattern fits all.
These are the yarn requirements:
8 Hanks Berroco Fuji (50 grs) sampled in Snowcap 9201
Finished Measurements: Approximately 41″ across x 19″ long

Berroco Yarns Fuji, Berroco, Fuji, Silk Yarn, Papara

Papara Detail, simple lace in Fuji

Norah Gaughan, Berroco Yarns Fuji, Berroco Yarns, Fuji, Silk Yarn

Camber knit in Berroco Fuji. Pattern available in Norah Gaughan 14

Camber is a seamless top down cardigan which is sure to become a wardrobe staple.
Fuji is a wonderful yarn not only for summer but is a trans-seasonal yarn.
Fuji is a perfect yarn if you find wool a little warm for everyday wear.
I love the neutral colours that Fuji is available in.
Yarn Requirements for Camber:
Sizes: to fit bust sizes 30(34-38-42-46-50-54)”
this garment was designed with approximately 2″ ease
Finished Measurements: bust – 32(36-40-44-48-52-56)”
length to center back – 22(23-24-25½-28-28-28½)”
Yarn: Fuji color 9203 – 7(8-9-10-11-12-13) hanks

Detail of Camber

Detail of Camber

Berroco Yarns Fuji, Berroco Yarns, Fuji, Silk Yarn, Zircon, Free Pattern

Zircon is a lace pullover knit in Berroco Fuji.

 Berroco is wonderful at creating designs that you can really use and wear.
Zircon is one of their latest Free Patterns featuring Fuji.
I love this design and know that I will wear it (probably all year).
Perfect for hiding body imperfections and over the new slim line pants or leggings that is the current fashion trend.

Download  Zircon