Classic Elite Yarns



Issue 454 • Four Color Shawl

Four Color Shawl

One hank each of four different colors of our newest yarn Adelaide make this shawlette, in a sampling of different stitches, a quick knit. Knit loosely, the soft merino drapes beautifully. Read more about Adelaide below.

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100% merino
  • 5 sts/inch on US 6-7 (4-4.5 mm) needle
  • 123 yards/50 gram hank
  • hand wash cool, dry flat
  • 12 colors

Worsted weight pure merino in a palette of sumptuous heathers. This affordable merino is a go-to worsted weight you'll return to time and time again.

The five neutral shades and seven classic colors are all subtly heathered, adding depth and nuance to your projects. The two plies and a firm z twist give it bounce and spring. Wonderful stitch definition makes it perfect for cables and other textured stitches.

Introducing Adelaide

Our July pattern collection is dedicated to our newest yarn Adelaide and features eleven designs including cardigans, pullovers and accessories. As with all our collections, all patterns are available as individual pdf downloads or as an e-book (from Ravelry or through your LYS), AND as a printed book (from your LYS) that includes a scratch off code on the inside back cover for a pdf download of the entire book.


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