June 22, 2020
While I would often have the opportunity to meet with my rep, Beverly, to talk about new seasonal yarns from Berroco, these are strange times, and the new yarn samples came to me in a Priority Mail box.
While I was swatching, I was also thinking about the Soundtrack KAL…and I had an IDEA.
From there, it took some effort to assemble the materials and swatch (most of) the combinations.
This version of Soundtrack is fuzzy and distorted—a strand of a classic solid, 4 ply fingering weight yarn (Ultra Wool Fine) is combined with a mohair and silk blend, for a light, luxuriously soft, and marled main fabric. Then there are two choices for the contrasting stripes at the yoke—Tiramisu (wool/acrylic/mohair/silk) or Millefiori LIght (wool/acrylic). Both options stripe gently, so the the stripes of the pattern will change color through the yoke.
You can order yarn for your size online here (it will ship from Ellensburg), or schedule an appointment to see the options in person. (As always, drop in shoppers are welcome, but we are limiting in person customers to two at a time to facilitate physical distancing, so an appointment eliminates the possibility of a short wait.)
I hope you’ll decide to play along, and if you’re looking for a different option, Blue Sky Woolstok, HiKoo Kenzie, Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio DK, Knitted Wit Polwarth Shimmer, and Plymouth Moon Shadow all knit beautifully at the pattern gauge.
Note: on July 1st, the Wednesday Zoom KAL will transition from the Casapinka KAL to the SOUNDTRACK KAL (although you’re always more than welcome to work on anything you like!)
Wednesday, June 24, 12:00-1:00pm BREATHE & HOPE Virtual KAL https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88351111252?pwd=WFpkR2pLaEx4d1dMSFI3OXl4dWJ5Zz09 OR open Zoom and enter 883-5111-1252 for the meeting ID
Thursday, June 25, 4:00-6:00pm https://us04web.zoom.us/j/981942707?pwd=TExyQlRPWnB3OW40QkFZRCs5aVRtQT09 OR open Zoom and enter 981-942-707 for the meeting ID
Friday, June 26, 12:00-1:00pm https://us04web.zoom.us/j/741980568?pwd=bXp1ellFUHNqS0lUaFYvS1ord3Fndz09 OR open Zoom and enter 741-980-568 for the meeting ID
Wednesday, JuLY 1, 12:00-1:00pm SOUNDTRACK CAST ON! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88351111252?pwd=WFpkR2pLaEx4d1dMSFI3OXl4dWJ5Zz09 OR open Zoom and enter 883-5111-1252 for the meeting ID
PASSWORD FOR ALL MEETINGS IS 330044.
The Ultra Wool Fine is not pictured here, but here are some of the components of my suggested Soundtrack combinations. On the left, three of four colors of Millefiori Light; top right, three of four colors of Tiramisu; bottom right, Aerial, in ivory, tea rose, and silver. (Remaining colors of Millefiori Light and Tiramisu expected today!)
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