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Fiber Focus: Silk Yarn

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Foreword: Are silk worms animals? If you answer “yes,” best skip this blog and avoid silk yarn.
A Tale of Two Princesses
Legend holds that a princess was enjoying a cup of tea in the garden when a silk cocoon dropped into her cup. The warm tea loosened the cocoon “glue” and as she pulled it out, she was first to see the lustrous and strong fiber that comprised it.

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In Loving Memory Vera Lewchuk

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Vera Lewchuk October 6, 1926 – July 15, 2019
Vera Lewchuk, born Vera Litovchik, passed away almost to the day 4 years after her beloved Nick. She lived in Canada her 93 years, the mother of 4, grandmother of 6, and great grandmother of 9! A small independent businesswoman, she opened The Pendulum Beautique in 1970. Even so, she always took the time to show her love to us with homemade traditional foods.

Essentially Twisted front view

Essentially Twisted

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The Newest Knit Eco Chic Design Are you looking for a handknit to live your summer in? Essentially Twisted is the essential for every handmade life knitter. Ease of stitching meets ease of wearing with this no wrong side design, flattering your curves through the magic of the stitch pattern. No-finishing-required makes this a project that will be off your needles and on to summer wearing fun! Knit in a variety of colors to boldly wear your knitting all summer long!

Moonlit Kiss back sleeved

Moonlit Kiss

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A design as luxurious as the fiber with which you knit it; Moonlit Kiss invites you to create something special. Whether planned for a first date, a midnight rendezvous, or catching up with friends under the starry night sky, Moonlit Kiss transforms the phases of life as seen in the lunar calendar to stunning knitted lace.

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Moonlit Kiss Design Story

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When God sends you a kiss under the moon light, the only thing to do is repay the blessing by turning it into a design! Originally crafted with Malabrigo Yarn’s Mora in mind, Moonlit Kiss’ objective was “a design as luxurious as the fiber with which it’s knit.” To me that spoke of evening elegance.

But how does that translate into stitches?