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Monday Motivation- 7.5.2021

Chatted about the Bay City Fireworks- enjoyed the tourists' first viewing

Show and Tell:
Ragnar crochet shawl by Monika Evans, used fingering sock-weight yarn

Deb's project: Malaquite Tee by Amy Gunderson, used Cascade Rozlin yarn

Working On-
Stillwater by Marie Green, using Urth Uneek worsted yarn
Topographical Scarf by MarinJaKnits, using Urth Harmony DK
Note: The contrast yarn rows in the pattern works as a lifeline!
Victoria's project: Noncho by Casapinka, using Malabrigo Sussuro yarn

For the new Little Yarn Shoppe anniversary yarn color, voted for same/different pattern per dyer

Tips and Tricks-
Handmade row counters: more are available in the Shoppe ($20.00 each)
Top-down sweaters are great for an easy try-on as you knit
Tip: Make sure you use a generous amount of scrap yarn for your sleeves.

Yarns Discussed:
The "Special Anniversary" hand-dyed yarns are in, and samples are being knit up. Possibly a surprise early showing will happen!
All yarns are fingering weight.

Malabrigo sock: 100% merino wool- NO nylon, lots of new colors!

New Yarn- Malabrigo Caprino
DK weight, 164 yards per skein 
80% fine merino, 20% cashmere

More Links:
Slipping Sideways pullover by Turquoise Toque Designs
Miromesnil pattern by Cleonis
Divine Drape cowl by Gretchen Tracy
Easton Striped Pullover by Alexandra Tavel