Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Stiches West Update

Purlescence Yarns will be selling a wide variety of Cascade Yarns at Stitches West.  They will be in booths 830/2/4/6.  Among the many yarns they are taking are:
Ultra Pima - Cascade's newest cotton - 100% Pima Cotton - 220 yards per 100 grams - Knits 5 1/2 to 6 stitches per inch.  There are many reasons to love Ultra Pima including the broad palette (53 colors), fabulous drape, amazing stitch defintion, and easy care (yes it is machine - washable and - dryable!).

Greenland - 100% Merino Superwash - 137 yards per 100 grams; Knits at 4 - 4 1/2 stitches per inch. 

With its springy twist, Greenland  is for all levels of knitters - cables really pop and garments spring back to shape after steaming.  There are more than 45 colors, a cool cottony feel, and easy care in this yarn that is great for the whole family.

Venezia Worsted - 70% Merino Wool/30% Silk; 219 yards per 100 grams; 5 stitches per inch.  With gorgeous drape and stitch definition in a soft, versatile blend with a subtle sheen, Venezia Worsted knits beautifully and lends itself well to cables and lace.

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