Rosy Green Wool Big Merino Hug

Product information "Rosy Green Wool Big Merino Hug"

This yarn is the big sister to "Cheeky Merino Joy": Just as soft and cozy, the same beautiful colors, but with only 160 m per 100 grams much more voluminous. A great yarn for non-scratchy hats, big scarves, baby blankets, sweaters or XXL-versions of Martinas shawl patterns. Big Merino Hug consists of 100% Merino superwash, the fiber comes from Argentina and is mulesing-free, it's spun and dyed in the UK and GOTS-certified (animal- and environmentally friendly). A yarn like a big hug! 

 All yarns by Rosy Green Wool are GOTS-certified and made with Merino fiber from Patagonia (mulesing-free). 

Martina has designed "Big & Beautiful" especially for this yarn.


Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 17
Materials: 100% wool
Meterage (meters per 100 g): 160
Needle Size: 4,5 mm / US 7, 5,0 mm / US 8, 5,5 mm / US 9
Special Properties: Superwash
Sustainability: GOTS certified, Mulesing free
Weight: 100 g
Yarn Weight: Aran / Worsted

Matching Pattern

Angles PDF Download
Language: Deutsch
Recently I read about how making your bed in the morning and putting on a pretty bedspread can make a real difference for your day: Minutes after getting up you have already done something to turn your home into a more pleasant place. What used to be chaotic is now neat, a true joy to look at and lifts your spirit! That sounded great to me, but I did not have a bedspread that I liked. So – of course! – I knit one. In soft and squishy, beautiful and simple garter stitch. Also modularly, so there is no sewing involved, but totally reversible (even the joining lines look good from both sides) and with a geometrically intriguing design: Each triangle is knit in a different direction, but each one features a right angle (hence the name). With fairly big needles in a luxurious aran-weight yarn mine was done in about three weeks. However, the pattern works with any yarn from your stash (gauge is not important) and can be made in any size: You could make a tiny baby blanket or a lap blanket for those cozy winter evenings on the sofa using aran or worsted weight leftovers you have in your stash (you will find detailed information on how to adjust the size and yarn amounts in the instructions). Bonus: There are almost no purl stitches involved in making this. A soothing and easy knit, also suitable for beginners. You start by knitting the smallest triangle which also determines the finished size of the blanket: The long side of this triangle is half the width of the resulting rectangle. Then you continue knitting the next triangle in a contrasting color, changing the knitting direction and joining both triangles as you go. And so on until you are ready to bind off. Yarn requirements for the size shown in the pictures: A: 55 g (1 skein) Lomond 5083 (pink) B: 175 g (2 skeins) Mahogany C850 (brown) C: 380 g (4 skeins) Violet C756 (purple) D: 730 g (8 skeins) Rosewood C883 (grey) E: 675 g (7 skeins) Pine C853 (beige)

€5.50*
Big & Beautiful
Formate: PDF Download | Language: Deutsch
As you may know, I live in an old pub in the northern German countryside, built in 1906, remodeled in the late 1980s. It’s beautiful and I really love it, but the house is quite big (big enough to hold knitting events and classes!), so we only turn on the heating in the rooms we actually use – plus the wood stove, of course. When I am sitting at my desk, I usually wear three layers of wool plus something cozy around my neck, and this big and beautiful cowl out of a soft and eco-conscious Aran-weight yarn is my new favorite: The reversible cables spiral elegantly around it, so it’s a little wider at the shoulders and narrower around your neck. Up or down, inside or out: just Big & Beautiful!  

€5.50*

Accessories

Strickmich! Stitch Markers
Variant: blau 10 mm
Elastic ring stitch markers in a useful aluminum tin with a screw cap. The stitch markers are put on the needles between the stitches, e. g.  in my patterns  Jasminde, Nuvem, Viajante and Knit Your Love. Diameter: 10 mm, suitable for knitting needles up to 8 mm - Content: 20 piecesDiameter: 6 mm, suitable for knitting needles up to 4 mm - Content: 25 pieces They are made of silicone and free of chemical softeners. 

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Addi-Click Lace Long Set
Can the concept of an interchangeable needle set be improved any further? Yes, it can! I have been using several different needle systems over the years, and all of them had the problem that after a while, the needle tips would become loose, yarn would be caught in the screwing section or the tips would fall off entirely (a catastrophe when you are knitting lace...!). The click system by German manufacturer Addi solves this problem: You insert the end of the cable, press and turn – and the needle tip is secured for good. It won't come off, even after many hours of knitting. The mechanism is not hard to learn (it's shown in this Youtube video (opens in new window, in German – but you will see how it works!). It's a patented, true innovation and I think it's really awesome as it makes knitters' lives easier. What I also like about it: If you need to set stitches aside you can just use a connector to attach the ends of the cable to each other (this would not work with other systems!).  If you would like to make the switch to the Addi click system, this luxurious needle set is four you: 8 pairs of Addi Lace tips (sharp, suitable for complex patterns) in 3.5 to 8 mms, 3 cables (lengths 60, 80 and 100 cm) and a connector (which lets you combine the cables to 140, 160 and 180 cm). They come in a beautiful pink-purple satin case, so there won't be any chaos and you will always find the tips you need. On the back of the case there's a zippered pouch for the cables. It's also a great gift for your favorite knitter. This premium knitting needle set features different pairs of addi-click needle tips and addi-click cords in different lengths that are quickly combined to create the exact circular knitting needle you need.These needles are great quality "Made in Germany". The needle sizes are printed on the points (metric and US). 

€114.95*
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 GermanyMeasurementsDiameter 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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