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Each Tuesday, we offer a new yarn, announced here one month in advance, to allow you plenty of time to plan your purchases. To be 100% prepared, subscribe to receive advance mini-skein samples and color snip samples of our Tuesday yarns.

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Diamond Luxury Collection Mulberry Merino
Coming: September 02, 2014 09:00 AM Pacific Time

Diamond Luxury Collection Mulberry Merino

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Fibre Content: 50% Merino Wool/ 50% Mulberry Silk
Made In: Peru
Care: Hand Wash/ Dry Flat
Knit: 21 st 10 cm/4 inches 4.50 mm (US 7)
Yardage: 90m/ 98 yds per 50g hank
Size: 50g (1.75 oz) hank
 
A super soft, super silky balance of mulberry silk and merino wool in an irresistible rainbow of super saturated colors.

*Colors indicated with an asterisk are available in small quantities only - shop early for selection!

Featured Design: Drape yourself in silky softness with Diamond Yarn's Ruffled Scarf or Wrap, designed for Diamond Luxury Collection Mulberry Merino by Michelle Porter, and available as a .pdf download in our free pattern section, while quantities of Mulberry Merino last. Suitable for intermediate knitters, it's an easy to knit project and makes the perfect luxury gift. Wrap pictured at left measures 41cm (16") x 183cm (72") and uses 7 balls of Mulberry Merino. Click 'Enlarge' to view the scarf version, which measures 20cm (8") x 91.5cm (36") and uses just 3 balls.
Standard price for this yarn is US$9.95 - elann.com discounted price saves you as much as 50%!

US$4.95

 

 00100, Ivory

 06921, Oatmeal*

 05931, Taupe

 02290, Mink

 07327, Russet

 08909, Bronze

 04871, Cinnamon

 01084, Primrose Yellow

 08627, Chamois

 08840, Vanilla

 08931, New Copper*

 07324, Spice

 01383, Fire Red

 02055, Ruby

 03161, Shocking

 07322, Tawny

 05764, Rose

 07307, Pretty in Pink

 06506, Cherry

 08620, Garnet*

 08008, Royal Purple*

 10891, Ultramarine

 07325, Purple*

 06307, Pearly Queen

 01555, Pewter

 07020, Powder Blue

 09240, Royal*

 02699, Sky Blue

 07444, Robin Egg

 08783, Clear Sky

 06417, Blue Lagoon

 07326, Deep Teal

 01410, Emerald

 00500, Jet Black

 00403, Anthracite

 07390, Steel

 07323, Terre Verte

 06989, Loden



elann.com A-Series L02 100% Superwash Fine Merino Wool
Coming: September 09, 2014 09:00 AM Pacific Time
elann.com A-Series L02 100% Superwash Fine Merino Wool

elann.com A-Series L02 100% Superwash Fine Merino Wool

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Fibre Content: 100% Fine Merino Superwash Wool
Made In: Peru
Care: Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle/ Dry Flat
Knit: Lace Weight
Crochet: Lace Weight
Yardage: 400m/ 436 yards per 50g hank
Size: 50g (1.75 oz) hank
 
100% 20.5 micron Merino wool, superwash treated for easy care. Subtly heathered shades are produced by carding together fleece-dyed tones.

Featured Design: Emma Stole, designed by Shui Kuen Kozinski, available as a free download in the free patterns section of our website. This stole is inspired by the scene in which Jane Austen's Emma, playing the age old game of wistful lovers, repeating "He loves me," and "He loves me not," while picking one petal off a flower for each phrase. The stole is rectangular shaped, using a scalloped motif for edging and a flower (ox-eye daisy) motif for the body. It is knit in two pieces and grafted together at the center using Kitchener stitch. With finished, blocked measurments of 41cm x 188cm (16" x 74"), it uses 1100m (1200 yd) of lace weight yarn. Knit it using 3 hanks of our A-Series L02 Superwash Fine Merino Wool for a project cost of just US$14.85!
The elann.com A-Series is a crowd-sourced tasting and testing line, designed to deliver quality yarns to you at mill direct prices, labeled with the technical details you need to Assess them. Standard price for this quality is US$8.25 - elann.com mill direct price saves you as much as 40%!

US$4.95

 

 01, Vanilla Bean

 02, Driftwood Heather

 03, Toasted Tan

 04, Violet Heather

 05, Blueberry Heather

 06, Mermaid Heather

 07, Cherry Frost Heather

 08, Dove Grey Heather

 09, Kiwi Green



Viking Odin Superwash
Coming: September 16, 2014 09:00 AM Pacific Time
Viking Odin Superwash

Viking Odin Superwash

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Fibre Content: 100% Superwash Wool
Made In: China
Care: Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle/ Dry Flat
Knit: 18 st 10 cm/4 inches 5.50 mm (US 9)
Yardage: 150m/ 164 yards per 100g ball
Size: 100g (3.5 oz) ball
 
Single ply, softspun, pure superwash wool, in big, soft and lofty 100g balls.

*Colors indicated with an asterisk are available in small quantities only - shop early for selection!

Featured Design: Mitred Diamond Shawl is from Viking Garn Book 1112. Cleverly worked garter stitch squares make the most of Viking Odin's long stripes. Suitable for intermediate knitters, its squares use decreases to create their shape and stitches are picked up along the edges of previous squares to join. Make it with just 6 balls of Viking Odin Superwash.

Viking offers terrific pattern support for their yarns - to see dozens of designs for Odin, Click Here.

Standard price for this yarn is US$11.95 - elann.com discounted price saves you as much as 50%!

US$5.98

 

 800, Cream

 813, Soft Grey

 819, Timberland L6137

 833, Potpourri

 863, Sugar Coated*

 867, Coastal Path L6149

 853, Tropical Holiday

 857, Perfectly Polished*

 865, Gemstones

 889, Royal Flush

 868, Passion Play

 869, Grape Crush

 812, Shaded Grey

 810, Arctic Landscape

 821, Evening at Sea

 827, Set Sail*

 829, Caribbean Vista



elann.com A-Series W04 100% Superwash Wool
Coming: September 23, 2014 09:00 AM Pacific Time
elann.com A-Series W04 100% Superwash Wool

elann.com A-Series W04 100% Superwash Wool

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Fibre Content: 100% Superwash Wool
Made In: China
Care: Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle/ Dry Flat
Knit: 20 st 10 cm/4 inches 4.5 mm (US 7)
Yardage: 200m/ 218 yards per 100g ball
Size: 100g (3.5 oz) ball
 
Pure 26 micron wool, superwash treated for easy care. Soft heathered shades are the result of carding together dyed and natural white fleece, before S-twist spinning 3 plies, for well-rounded stitches.

Featured Design: Button & Loop cardigan, by Suvi Simola gets a real style boost from its i-cord button bands. Suitable for intermediate knitters, its body and sleeves are knit separately up to the armholes, then joined, to complete the yoke in one piece. Offered in ten sizes, it is designed to be worn without ease.

Finished Bust: 77, 81, 88, 92, 96, 103, 107, 111, 118, 122cm (30.25, 32, 34.5, 36.25, 38, 40.5, 42, 43.75, 46.25, 48") Finished Length: 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66cm (21.5, 22, 22.5, 23, 23.25, 23.75, 24.5, 25, 25.5, 26")

Yarn: 730, 785, 845, 890, 945,1000, 1060, 1120, 1185, 1245m (795, 860, 925, 975, 1035, 1095, 1160,1225, 1295, 1365 yd) of worsted weight - works out to just 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7 balls of elann.com A-Series W04 100% Superwash Wool.

The elann.com A-Series is a crowd-sourced tasting and testing line, designed to deliver quality yarns to you at mill direct prices, labeled with the technical details you need to Assess them. Standard price for this quality is US$9.95 - elann.com mill direct price saves you as much as 50%!

US$4.95

 

 01 Prairie Heather, L1

 02 Redwood Heather, L1

 03 Coral Heather, L1

 04 Magenta Heather, L1

 05 Pansy Heather, L1

 06 Orchid Heather, L1

 07 Cornflower Heather, L1

 08 Light Denim Heather, L1

 09 Granite Heather, L1

 10 Charcoal Heather, L1

 11 Onyx Heather, L1

 12 Pine Heather, L1



Austermann Step
Coming: September 30, 2014 09:00 AM Pacific Time
Austermann Step

Austermann Step

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Fibre Content: 75% Superwash Virgin Wool/ 25% Nylon
Made In: Czech Republic
Care: Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle/ Dry Flat
Knit: 30 st 10 cm/4 inches 2.5-3.0 mm (US 1-2)
Yardage: 420m/ 457 yards per 100g ball
Size: 100g (3.5 oz) ball
 
In an exciting array of self-patterning colorways, this sock yarn is enriched with aloe vera and jojoba oil, for softness and healthy, happy feet.

*Colors indicated with an asterisk are available in small quantities only - shop early for selection!

Featured Design: Don't limit your thinking to just socks, either. Ilga Leja's Painters Palette is a feminine shawl that highlights the wonderful colorways of self-striping yarn. Starting with a provisional cast on, the colored stripes work across the body in straight rows, yet ruffle out into the gathered edging, with the use of short rows. Suitable for intermediate knitters, Painters Palette can be worn in several ways, including as a shrug (with a few well placed stitches), and uses fingering or sport weight yarn knit to a loose gauge. With finished measurements of 133cm long by 53cm wide (53.5 x 21"), it uses 850m (930 yd) of fingering or sport weight yarn - works out to just 3 balls of Austermann Step.
Standard price for this yarn is US$17.95 - elann.com discounted price saves you as much as 50%!

US$8.98

 

 086, Gentle Strength

 012, Warm Embrace*

 009, Three Cheers

 011, Peachy Keen

 010, Pale Beauty

 001, Serene Sunshine

 055, Orange You Happy

 134, Wine and Roses*

 061, Tame Tiger*

 034, Lucky Penny

 031, Radiant Raspberry

 018, Lovey Dovey*

 048, Plucky Plum*

 026, Playful Kisses

 133, Sweet Treats

 027, Vivacious

 089, Forever in Blue Jeans

 024, Hey Handsome

 004, Simply Dashing*

 016, Bittersweet Blues

 002, Bright and Bonny

 088, Weekend Retreat*

 033, Buttercup Blues

 005, Country Charm

 044, Fiery Fields

 025, Bravado Brown*

 050, Seriously Citrus*

 003, Sprightly Forest

 007, Tranquil Meadow*

 028, Eye Candy

 096, Fearless Hunter