Classic Elite Yarns



Issue 455 • Alvida

Alvida - crocheted in Fortuna

From designer Audrey Kerchner, comes the perfect summer accessory – the crocheted Alvida bandit scarf. The scarf begins with the multi-colored triangle motif then moves into stripes, increasing at the edges, to achieve the perfect elongated triangle shape for wrapping and scrunching around your neck.

(file size: 1.1 MB; published July 12, 2016)


58% Linen, 26% Viscose, 16% Cotton
  • 5-5½ sts/inch on US 4-5 (3.5-3.75 mm) needle
  • 164 yards/50 gram ball
  • hand wash cool, dry flat
  • 10 colors

With the same wonderful drape and fabulous fiber combination as its sister yarn Bella Lino, Fortuna's summery shades have a tone-on-tone dye effect.

Featuring Croom
knit in Adelaide

From designer Tonia Barry, this figure flattering, saddle shoulder pullover, knit in Adelaide, is covered with ribs and cables.



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.

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