BC Garn Babyalpaca

Product information "BC Garn Babyalpaca"
Want something really, really cozy? Then it has to be alpaca! It's warmer and finer than your usual merino, and Alpacas tend to be very environmentally friendlier than sheep. This yarn uses very fine alpaca fiber (just 22 to 24 microns) and is a heavy laceweight that is just perfect for cozy, amazing shawls.
For "The Hitchhiker Collection" we knit Martina's pattern "Jasminde" out of two skeins of this yarn, colorway "56 Türkis". Perfect for beginning lace knitters.
Materials: 100% alpaca
Meterage (meters per 100 g): 500
Needle Size: 2,5 mm / US 1-2
Sustainability: Mulesing free
Weight: 50 g
Yarn Weight: Fingering

Matching Pattern

Jasminde
Formate: PDF Download | Language: Deutsch
This pattern was part of Strickmich! Club 2014. If you are a beginning Lace knitter, this is for you!  When I first saw a skein of yarn in this beautiful berry-pinkish color, I immediately felt that it needed to be something very, very pretty. Definitely lace, but not too frilly. Geometric and delicate, but simple enough to make it an enjoyable knitting experience. So here is “Jasminde”, a triangular, asymmetric shawl that you will be able to wrap yourself into and instantly feel beautiful! With only 150 grams of “Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Pure“, you will knit a generously sized shawl that is 250 cm (100 inches) long and will not only be pretty to look at, but also keep you warm when autumn arrives. The pattern is flexible regarding the amount of yarn you have and the size you want your shawl to be: Just leave about 10% of your total amount of yarn for the edging, and you will be fine. The English version of the printed pattern does NOT contain a written-out version, CHARTS ONLY.The pattern "Jasminde" is part of Martina Behms book "The Hitchhiker Collection".

€5.40*
Karnickel
Formate: PDF Download | Language: Deutsch
Angora fiber is delicate, light and warm at the same time – wonderful for a beautiful handknit shawl! The yarn I used is from Seidenhase in Germany: Claire keeps her beloved Angora rabbits in spacious stables and carefully shears them several times a year  – much like sheep. On her website seidenhase.de Claire has put up pictures of the lovely bunnies before and after the shearing. So cute! For this shawl, I have combined an undyed light gray with a slightly variegated handdyed pink from Claire’s dyeing studio. Only 100 g of yarn make a shawl of generous dimensions that is an easy but interesting knit. “Karnickel” is the northern German colloquial pet name for rabbits, just like “Bunny”.   

€5.40*
Lapislazuli
Formate: PDF Download | Language: Deutsch
A lovely, airy laceweight in an interesting color does not need an intricate stitch pattern to show off its virtues! While knitting up this shawl, you can perfectly relax. No purling required, and apart from the occasional yarn over or knitting two together there are no special stitches involved. The construction is a stretched circle, simple but elegant.  Using only 100 grams of yarn, this shawl is unusually big and versatile: Spread it out and lay it over your shoulders to keep warm, or fold it up and wrap it around your neck as a scarf. “Lapislazuli” is named after this famous blue gemstone because my son Edgar (age 9) had read about it in one of his books and was really keen on naming my next blue design. Have a fun, relaxing time knitting! In this video I talk about the yarn and the the design.

€5.40*

Accessories

Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
Needle Size: 2,5 mm / US 1-2
Addi Circulars with 80 cm (32 in) length and extra sharp tips are ideally suited for most of Martina Behm's designs. These needles are great quality "Made in Germany", and they make even the most complicated lace pattern a pleasure to knit. The needle sizes are printed on the cable (metric and US). Addi lace needle tips are made from shiny brass and nickel-free.

Variants from €6.25*
€6.95*
Lazadas Stitch Markers
Variant: yo - rot / blau
These stitch markers can do more! They will not only remind you that you have reached a specific point in your row, but will also tell you what to do: knit 2 together, ssk, yarn over or m1. Also, they can be removed easily or placed in other places in your knitting as you please.  Metal/silicone.

Content: 4 piece (€1.98* / 1 piece)

€7.90*
Strickmich! Big Bowl - your project bag
Strickmich! Big Bowl is the more voluminous version of her little sister, the Strickmich! Bowl Accessory bag: Open it up and it will expand to a useful bowl that holds your yarn balls when knitting. Sturdy cotton with a wool felt bottom protects your precious yarn, and knitting from it is a breeze. When you close it, you can carry it with the attached sling. Strickmich! Big Bowl holds 250 to 350 g yarn (on the ball or knitted) plus your needles.The smaller version (Strickmich! Bowl – accessory bag) is suitable for knitting accessories or small projects with up to 100 g yarn.The yarn and decoration in the pictures are not included. Strickmich! Big Bowl is sewn by Manomama in Augsburg, Germany after an idea by knitwear designer Martina Behm: Sturdy organic cotton fabric that will hold its shape and a reinforced bowl bottom with wool felt from German sheep who live in the Black Forest. The contrast-color zipper looks great with the Strickmich! logo tag and is made in Germany as well. Manomama is a project by Sina Trinkwalder, who established Manomama in the old textile hub Augsburg in Bavaria, employing people who find it hard to find work otherwise. Fair pay and good working conditions are an essential part of the project. Materials100% organic cotton from Tanzania, woven in Northrine-Westphalia, Germany, GOTS certifiedWool felt from sheep from the Black Forest, GermanyZipper made in Germany MeasurementsDiameter upper edge ca. 30 cmDiameter bottom 18 cmHeight of Edge approx. 13 cmLength when closed approx. 37 cmWidth when closed approx.  17 cm

€36.90*

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