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It's all about colour. No shades of grey, just a riot of colourful new yarns: Sirdar Montana wool blend DK has a striking colour-wash effect, similar to superchunky Indie, with a collection of uncluttered designs; air-light Softspun chunky joins DK in sophisticated, lustrous shades; Faroe is a lightweight superchunky with cotton and wool in soft marled shades; while Folksong wool-rich chunky creates sparkling colour
Wendy introduce Celtic tweed-effect chunky in understated classic shades, while Thor superchunky, with wool and alpaca, is great for scarves and accessories as well as quick-knit cover-ups. Twilleys Mist DK is a luxurious blend of alpaca creating a soft halo.
Azteca, a Katia classic wool blend aran in rich colourways is joined by new Cuzco which uses fine natural pallette colour contrastse. Oxford is wool blend DK in subtle ombre colourways with a tweed effect and Inox extrafine merino wool laceweight yarn has a magic touch of 8% stainless steel, which brings a subtle sparkle.
Cosmos from Bergere de France is a textured cotton, alpaca yarn with distinctive colour contrasts, while the heathery effect of Duvetine chunky yarn is perfect for anyone who doesn’t like wool. Plume is a soft, shaggy chunky yarn in bright fashion shades, perfect for accessories and winter wear. Norvege is a soft DK wool and mohair blend and Angel, a 4 ply yarn with mohair, creates a soft, misty effect and warmth without weight. Pure French Merino DK is an eco-friendly classic in sophisticated shades
inc designs for men, women, children, babies, toys etc in 4 ply and finer, DK, chunky, aran and lace
Classic and designer buttons for any garment
the next generation of scarf yarns from Katia
Bergere de France French Merinio DK
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Austernann Step Holiday
Bergere de Drance Norvege
Katia Polo Sur
Meet the next generation of scarf yarns from Katia. Fringes are this season’s fashion statement, ranging from Marilyn’s slinky ribbons, Manhattan’s striking combination of texture and elegant strands, to the wild and woolly Polo Sur, shaggy Soho, Chamonix and Frida.
For instant effects try the mesh tapes such as Roma and Funny– broad ribbons of colour and texture which can be crocheted together for a fabulous lacy scarf or knitted in to a plain to make it really special. Brooklyn and Vienna can be used in different ways, emphasising lacy or ruffled looks.
Gala creates a velvety ruffled scarf with striking contrast edging. Lolita and Ninette create an eyelash effect with a difference – Lolita has extra long strands for beautiful drape while Ninette forms velvety ruffles with a soft eyelash edging. Check out Fur for its sophisticated natural colour palette.
Not just for scarves, Bolivia and Dual are wool blend superchunky yarns with a twist: Dual has a contrast thread which can be used to create instant loops, while Bolivia is a stunning combination of colour and texture. Don’t miss Garden superchunky boucle – on sale while stocks last. Make any yarn sparkle by knitting in Paillettes sequins, or Elipse silver ribbon, or use Greta and Grace for an instant beaded ruffled trim
Sock knitting update