cynthia macdougall

Sampling with Clean Cotton Big yarn

Yesterday, I introduced Clean Cotton Big yarn by Universal Yarn and Knitter’s Pride basix birch circular knitting needles. Because the yarn is big, so are my needles! Starting with the needles, the cables on the Knitter’s Pride basix are sturdy. I store my circular needles in a hanging rack I…

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Knitting Rozetti Cotton Gold with another yarn

In this series of posts, we’re testing Universal Yarn’s Rozetti Cotton Gold, a fine yarn with sequins (or payettes) spaced evenly apart. Monday’s post addressed step 1 – the yarn attributes, and yesterday’s post described step 2 — what I call a “benchmark sample”, where you take the manufacturer’s recommended…

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Knit a benchmark sample using Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn

This week we’re making discoveries with Universal Yarn’s Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn. Now that we have examined the structure of the yarn, it’s time to start sampling. The next three days (including today) will each have a sample that will hopefully jumpstart your creativity. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post,…

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