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Jane Austen Knits, Summer 2012 – Interweave

Photo, Christa Tippmann

Interweave has released a second issue of Jane Austen Knits, a beautiful collection inspired by the famous author.

As part of this collection there is Cloudette Cardigan by Claudia Geiger, designed using Malabrigo Yarn Lace.

What you will need to make this lovely cardigan is 3 or 4 skeins of Malabrigo Yarn Lace (depending on the size you’re knitting) for the main colour, and one skein for the second colour. In the prototype the colours used were Damask Rose (#130) for the main colour and Natural (#63).

Click here to see the pattern in Ravelry



Project Title: Haori on the side
Designed by Katharine Hunt
Skill Level: Easy
K103 Pages: 60 – 61

Silky Merino in colors 195 Black (A), 862 Piedras (B), 869 Cumparsita (C), 400 Rupestre (D), 431 Tatami (E), and 434 Redwood Bark (F)



We’ve been interviewed! Marcela Zappi visited the mill and interviewed Antonio.
“Nestled away in a warehouse 20 minutes outside downtown Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay,
I had the pleasure of visiting, this past April, the Malabrigo yarn manufacturing plant. The
creative design force is Mr. Antonio Gonzalez-Arnao. During my visit Antonio was very
gracious, granting me a couple of hours out of his busy schedule to chat and show me the plant
The plant is rather large. My tour began with a visit to the storeroom where bales of spun wool
yarn are kept on arrival from the spinning mills. There I had the opportunity of feeling the
natural, soft strands of Merino. Eventually, this will form several types of Malabrigo yarns…..”

To read all the review from Marcela Zappi go here!

Verena knitting, Spring 2011

Lovely pattern from Burda Verena

Hadaddine by Krisztina Dobo

Malabrigo “Lace“ (100% baby merino, approx. 470 yds (430 m) / 13⁄4 oz (50 g)):
approx. 7 (83⁄4-83⁄4) oz / 200 (250-250) g Polar Morn,
approx. 31⁄2 (31⁄2-51⁄4) oz / 100 (100-150) g Indigo,
approx. 13⁄4 (13⁄4-31⁄2) oz / 50 (50-100 g Continental,
approx. 13⁄4 oz (50 g) each of Rhodesian and Rich Chocolate;
KnitPro needles US #3 (3.25 mm), KnitPro needle set US #3 (3.25 mm), KnitPro circular needle US #3 (3.25 mm), 47“ long; 10 dark gray buttons, Ø5⁄8“ (15 mm).
38 sts and 32 rows Fair Isle pat, worked with needles US #3 (3.25 mm) = 4“ (10 cm).
Moroccan zellige were the inspiration for this gorgeous jacket. The bottom and sleeve pattern is easy to remember, but the bodice will engage your full attention!