• YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria Grande & Bocados

    YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria Grande & Bocados

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    Alegria Grande is the big brother of Alegria. Its a 10ply/Worsted/Aran weight yarn with a blend of a blend of 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamide. It is a fantastic yarn for blankets, thicker socks as well as garments and accessories. 
  • YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria

    YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria

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    Alegría is a 4ply/fingering weight yarn, with a blend of 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamide. It is perfect for so many different projects from socks to shawls as well as being ideal for baby knits as it is able to be washed in the machine on a gentle cycle.
  • What needles do I need to knit socks?

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    In the world of sock knitting there are many different needle options to choose from. We like to recommend an array of sizes as well as types of needles depending on the knitter’s project and personal knitting style.  Generally we recommend metal needles for socks; KnitPro Nova or KnitPro Zing are both great options. Although you can get the wooden KnitPro Symfonie needles in...
  • Why Would I Knit Socks?

    Why Would I Knit Socks?

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    A pair of hand knitted socks is a real luxury and make great gifts (even if it’s a gift to yourself!). They make a great ‘on the go’ project that we can work on during the commute, in a lunch break or ,covid permitting, while having a catch-up with friends. Socks are also the perfect knitting project to test new techniques such as cables and lace.
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