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Rosy Green Wool Cheeky Merino Joy

Product information "Rosy Green Wool Cheeky Merino Joy"
This yarn is pure joy: 100% Merino superwash from Argentina, spun in a traditional mill in the UK, GOTS-certified (i. e. produced animal- and eco-friendly) – and soooo supersoft! I do not know many yarns that feel as good as this next to your skin – so it's ideal for shawls, hats and scarves as well as baby clothing. My patterns Matchmaker (DK-Version) and Naiada, as well as Braidsmaid, Heaven & Space, Buds & Bumbles and Brickless are perfect with this yarn, but also my hat patterns Tensfield, Langfield, Blunk the Hat turn out wonderfully in this yarn.
The "Melange" colors of Cheeky Merino Joy by Rosy Green Wool have an interesting, almost rustic look to them – while being just as soft as their solid cousins! This is achieved by dyeing a part of the white merino fiber in a dark color before it is spun in to yarn. The colors that are dyed on the skeins will then have a beautiful heathered effect.

  • The sample "Knitters DNA" from our book "Hitchhiker Collection" was made out of two skeins of this yarn, colorway "Sea Green".
  • The sample "Rose Candy" from our book "Strickmich! Knitting Inventions" was knit out of 1 skein of this yarn in color "Eismeer" and 1 skein in color "Nachthimmel". 

Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 24
Materials: 100% wool
Meterage (meters per 100 g): 320
Needle Size: 3,0 mm / US 2-3, 3,25 mm / US 3, 3,5 mm / US 4
Special Properties: Superwash
Sustainability: GOTS certified, Mulesing free
Weight: 100 g
Yarn Weight: Sport

Matching Pattern

Strickmich! Originale – 20 innovative Strickanleitungen von Martina Behm
Nur bei uns im Strickmich! Shop: Wer eine Widmung von Martina Behm wünscht, kann dies gern bei der Bestellung im Feld "Kommentar" angeben (die Lieferung verzögert sich dadurch evtl. um 1-2 Tage). Gern auch den Text der Widmung ins Feld "Kommentar" eintragen. Einfach und entspannend zu stricken, meistens ohne linke Maschen oder komplizierte Techniken, geeignet für bunte Garne und witzig und originell konstruiert – so sind die Strickanleitungen von Martina Behm. In „Strickmich! Originale“ hat sie 20 Designs zusammengetragen, die in ihrer Machart und Konstruktion anders sind als das, was davor in der Strickwelt üblich war: So ist der „Hitchhiker“ eine der meistgestrickten Anleitungen weltweit und wurde Vorbild für eine ganze Familie von Stricktüchern in dieser asymmetrischen Form. Viele andere Konstruktionen, darunter die von „Match & Move“ oder „Nuvem“, waren die ersten ihrer Art und wurden selbst zur Grundlage für viele andere Strickanleitungen.  Die Modelle in diesem Buch sind perfekt für Anfängerinnen, Wiedereinsteigerinnen und alle, die es beim Stricken gerne unkompliziert, aber clever mögen!   In diesem Buch finden sich 18 bekannte und 2 neue Modelle von Martina Behm: Hitchhiker  Nuvem Viajante Matchmaker Match & Move Tensfield Rose Candy Easy Hitchhiker Beyond Tough & Toasty Wolkig Green Light Shawl Ecken + Kanten Loops Puerto Montt Lupino NEU Spiral Escape Strider Berry Skies Setting Sun NEU

Strickmich! Knitting Inventions – 20 original patterns by Martina Behm
If you would like Martina to sign the book for you, please leave a comment in the "comment" section at checkout (this may delay shipping by 1-2 days). Feel free to write the exact text of the dedication into the "comment" field. Easy and relaxing, very few purl stitches or complicated techniques, suitable for colorful yarns with fun original constructions – that’s what makes Martina Behm’s knitting patterns special. In “Strickmich! Knitting Inventions” she has gathered 20 of her designs that are departures from the traditional ways of making shawls, hats or cowls: “Hitchhiker” is one of the most popular knitting designs around the world and became the blueprint for a whole new family of knitted shawls. Other inventive constructions, like those of “Nuvem” and “Match & Move”, can be found in many other knitting patterns today.  Martina’s designs are perfect for beginners and those who return to knitting after a long break – and for everyone who likes their knitting easy but clever!  In this book you will find 18 well known and loved designs by Martina Behm plus 2 new ones:  Hitchhiker  Nuvem Viajante Matchmaker Match & Move Tensfield Rose Candy Easy Hitchhiker Beyond Tough & Toasty Wolkig Green Light Shawl Ecken + Kanten Loops Puerto Montt Lupino NEW Spiral Escape Strider Berry Skies Setting Sun NEW

Liebe Hannah
Formate: PDF Download | Language: Deutsch
A shawl to keep you warm: “Liebe Hannah” (German: “Dear Hannah”) is so big that you can wrap yourself in it or fold it lengthwise as a voluminous scarf. Who needs a winter coat when you have a shawl like this? The inspiration for this pattern was the literary character “Hannah” from a book that I love very much. * Hannah always misses the opportunity to buy herself a warm winter coat and keeps freezing in the cold Berlin winter. But with this shawl, I am sure she will be fine! The fun construction of this shawl will look fab in your favorite colors (find kits in Strickmich! Shop). Bonus: You (almost!) don’t have to cast on or bind off. * Alena Schröder: “Junge Frau, am Fenster stehend, Abendlicht, blaues Kleid” (German: “Young woman, by the window, evening light, blue dress”). Unfortunately, it has not been translated yet, but I am sure it will as it has been a huge success here in Germany.)

Rose Candy
Formate: PDF Download | Language: Deutsch
Rose Candy was the last pattern of Strickmich! Club 2015. Warm and fun – that’s what a knitting project for the cold season should be like to cheer us up during the dark days of winter. Make a cozy stripey cowl in garter stitch, just knitting back and forth and joining the parts modularly. No purling, no seaming, just pure fun with stripes! If you have twice the amount of yarn available, you can make your cowl longer so that it doubles as a very warm scarf – the sweet icing on the cake of our Strickmich! Club year 2015! The yarn is an animal-friendly supersoft merino in a very special, limited colorway that will make your cheeks glow with joy. Here is a video in which I talk about the yarn and the design: Cast-On-2015-4 from Martina Behm on Vimeo.The pattern "Rose Candy" is part of Martina Behm´s book "Strickmich! Knitting Inventions".



Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
Needle Size: 3,0 mm / US 2-3
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 nickel-free.

Tapestry Needles
3 Tapestry needles, lengths 5, 6 and 7 cm – for weaving in ends or grafting. Suitable for all yarns we carry in Strickmich! Shop.

FAIR SQUARED Hand Cream Olive 50 ml ZERO WASTE
Smooth hands are a must for knitters – and this one is especially rich and nourishing, leaving the skin smooth and soft. Content: 50 mL Ingredients (INCI): Aqua, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Olea Europaea Oil (Olive Oil*), Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Betaine, Tapioca Starch, Potassium Sorbat, Sodium Benzoat, Xanthan Gum, Parfum, Citric Acid, Tocopherol, Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol, Citronellol DO NOT USE IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO ANY OF THE INGREDIENTS

Content: 0.05 liter (€159.00* / 1 liter)


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