Classic Elite Yarns



Issue 461 • Alexis in Big Liberty Wool

Alexis in Big Liberty Wool

Alexis is worked in the style of a classic Icelandic pullover and is suitable for either a man or a woman. Worked in the round from the bottom up, all the decreases on the yoke are worked on a solid color row of the chart making it easy-to-knit. And worked in machine washable Big Liberty Wool, it is easy to care for too.

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Big Liberty Wool

Big Liberty Wool

100% Washable Wool
  • 3½-3¾ sts/inch US 9-10 (5.5-6 mm) needle
  • 82 yards / 50 gram ball
  • hand wash cool, dry flat
  • 14 colors

The same soft washable wool fiber as Liberty Wool but in a quicker to knit gauge, Big Liberty Wool has a subtle tone-on-tone dye effect for a hand dyed look.

Featuring Hopewell

Perfect for any wardrobe, the Hopewell cardigan, designed by Tian Foley, is available as anindividual pdf download or as part of the Arietta collection e-book or printed book. The printed book includes a scratch off code on the inside back cover for a pdf download of the entire book.




80% Merino, 20% Yak
  • 5–5½ sts/inch on US 5–6 (3.75–4 mm) needle
  • 130 yards / 50 gram ball
  • hand wash cool, dry flat
  • 10 colors

Yak and merino blend for squishable luxury in worsted weight Arietta. Outstanding stitch definition and a palette of soft mid-tones make Arietta a cable knitter's dream.

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