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Wednesday, October 15, 2014




If you have not experienced the beauty of Zauberball self-striping yarn, you really need to treat yourself to a ball.
A large back-order of Zauberball arrived yesterday. Zauberball comes from Germany. Our wonderful Canadian distributor, Dennis from Wool & Wicker. tries very hard to keep us in good supply but Zauberball has become increasingly popular and is often sold out. We carry three varieties of Zauberball -

the original Zauberball sock yarn

a few colours below

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Zauberball is a self-striping yarn with very long, gradual colour transitions. It started out as a sock yarn which is great fun to use to knit just a basic vanilla sock.

Designers very quickly discovered it's versatility and you will find hundreds of gorgeous designs posted on Ravelry. One of my favs is WINDWARD
Windward has multiple changes  in  knitting direction and Zauberball  highlights it beautifully.

Zauberball Crazy
also a sock yarn, self striping with a marled effect
Stash Buster Baby Hat - pattern Fee with yarn purchase at the store, fits a new born and knit with just a few grams, left over from a pair of socks.

Whats Your Point Scarf
Pattern FREE on Skacel Website - link below
I could not resist sharing this post of Hitchhiker knit in Zauberball.
I love Ravellers who use their pets for post models.
Zauberball Starke 6
also a sock yarn but a heavier DK weight
One of our favourite projects for Starke 6 is the fabulous
Pattern for purchase on Ravelry
If you dislike ordering on line, Serenity Knits has been approved as a retailer for Ravelry patterns so you can now purchase through us
Karen starts a class on these beautiful mitts this Saturday and there are still a couple of spaces.
Fiddlehead Mittens (Fair Isle Knitting)   (Karen) Three 2 hr classes
$55.00 + supplies
Date & Time
Saturday afternoons, October 18, 25, November 1,
1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M
Fair Isle knitting provides a colourful, warm, double thick layer
of knitted fabric. Combined with the popular Fiddlehead mitten
pattern, you have the perfect winter mittens to keep your hands
cozy. As you perfect your Fair Isle knitting skills, you will also
  learn new skills such as the I-cord cast on, mitten construction
and knitting an attached lining. You may even want to begin
knitting pairs for a start on this year’s Christmas gift list.
Experience with circular knitting (see “An Overview of Circular Knitting” on September 27th if you need to learn this technique)
and basic Fair Isle knitting (see the” Introduction to Stranded
Fair Isle Knitting” workshop on October 4th if you need to learn
 this technique)
We love Zauberball at Serenity Knits, so we have quite a large selection of samples knit in these three yarns.
Happy Knitting

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