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Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

Shiny Cotton Aran wt. Kashimiya cowl

Dienstag, 07. Januar 2014 17:01:07

I made the same cowl in an aran wt yarn as well! I had forgotten how nice the Shiny cotton is!

http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/kc

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

4/13nm Cashmere DK Cowl

Dienstag, 07. Januar 2014 16:55:22

This yarn is just yummy! It knits up more like a fingering weight and isn't very soft till it's been washed a few times but the after effect is beautiful and oh so soft!

Here you'll find more details of the cowl. (Pattern coming soon )
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/kci

For more yarny details, please check out the post below and follow the link.

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

4/13NM cashmere DK

Donnerstag, 19. Dezember 2013 19:19:57

Swatching again!

This one is a little "meh" off the cone but softens very nicely after a few washes!

Details are on the link below.
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/c41d

The photo shows 2 swatches. The top one is prewashed yarn knit up and washed again and the second, lower swatch, is knit straight off the cone. I might take the time to prewash this one as it's much nicer to knit with and fewer issues with skewed stitches. All in all, it's a lovely yarn

ETA: I just machine washed these 2 swatches, just to see how the swatches would hold up to that abuse, with a load of jackets and hoodies and they came out SOOOOO SOFT! Piuma soft!

Arianna Tremayne

Arianna Tremayne

New Shawl made with ColourMart Merino Silk DK Yarn

Freitag, 06. Dezember 2013 15:16:20

I am truly pleased with the softness, shininess and colour. It is gorgeous!
Thank you for offering such great yarn!

Carmen Perez Aguado

3/15NM cashmere 5% merino 20% angora 20% viscose 30% nylon 25% white

Dienstag, 19. November 2013 01:09:07

I finish this cardigan with this 3/15 yarn. I knit it directly from the cone and after washing it really blooms a lot . You can see more details and more photos in http://ravel.me/maica/f1

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

Bamboo crocheted :-)

Dienstag, 29. Oktober 2013 20:30:25

Very nice for crochet!

Details on my page:
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/bt

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

Lotsa swatches!

Freitag, 25. Oktober 2013 19:27:26

Been busy swatching again! Check out the links for all the gory details

Cashmere 9/46NM fine fingering wt
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/c94ffw


Merino/Nylon 1/8NM (Mousse) 4ply Berry
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/mn18m4


Cash/wool 2/13nm (e4031 from CM2.com)
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/cw21

Alpaca/Wool 3/9nm DK
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/aw39d

Alpaca/Mohair 6/32nm fingering
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/am63f

Bamboo 9/36nm fingering
http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/b93f

Lisa Drazez

orenburg snowflake shawl from Yak/Merino

Mittwoch, 23. Oktober 2013 17:30:00

lovely knitting - I washed the yarn first to enjoy the softness

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

Free Pattern offer.

Sonntag, 20. Oktober 2013 21:21:05

Just in time for your Holiday knitting I am offering all my patterns free

Please follow the link below, choose a pattern, add it to your cart, head to the check out, put ColourmartRocks into the coupon code box and it should zero out the invoice.

http://www.ravelry.com/designers/diane-conroy

Enjoy!

Elisabeth Hill

Woven Shawl and Skirt in Silk Noil in 20/2 and 30/1 weights

Montag, 30. September 2013 11:33:39

This was wonderful yarn for weaving.

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

4/12 viscose/silk DK (Pink mix)

Samstag, 28. September 2013 17:04:40

This is a very pretty yarn and, again, very smooth to knit. The viscose bits really ad some nice drape and colour to this yarn.

More notes and pictures on my swatch page.

http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/41vsndpm

Please do check out my swatch page as this one does bias in st..st. but it's pretty enough to try to work around that with textured or lace stitches
I'll knit up a lace swatch and post pictures on my page... I'll probably update this st.st photo as well.

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

4/24nm noil silk 4ply (rich bottle)

Samstag, 28. September 2013 16:57:18

I got a sample of this noil silk because it looks so smooth in the photo's and, irl, it is smooth. (Quite contrary to other noils that I have tried.) It's very nice to knit and has no nubby texture to it.

More notes on my swatch page

http://ravel.me/Dianepurls/42ns4

The colour in my photo of my swatch is not true. It's a really rich deep green... no blue.

Carmen Perez Aguado

3/35 Silk/cotton ecru off white

Dienstag, 13. August 2013 19:00:57

http://ravel.me/maica/d2 In this page you can see some notes. This cardigan was made with a Colourmart silk cotton mix 3/35 and some Phildar viscosa/silk bougth more than twenty years ago and hide in my stash. I am very happy with this cardigan, ideal for some places with air conditioning but not too warm. The silk cotton yarn is perfect for my city

Carmen Perez Aguado

2/36 50/50 cashmere/silk

Dienstag, 13. August 2013 18:53:55

I made this pullover with 2/36 cashmere/silk doubled. I used only 84 grams of yarn with 3.25 needles and it is perfect for summer nigths. You can see more photos in my project page http://ravel.me/maica/k1

Roberta Anderson

Tie-Back Tank in Cotton 2/18nm Heavy lace weight held double

Donnerstag, 08. August 2013 06:06:59

Light summer top with pretty allover lace on the back and plain front.
I held the yarn double, with 3.5mm needles. The pattern called for DK and 4mm, so this is lighter and I think this yarn is great for it, giving a soft texture to the plain side.
And Tart is such a cheery colour - I've never worn orange before in my life, but I really love this one!

Project page on Ravelry:
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/MiniRobe/01-tie-back-tank

Carmen Perez Aguado

8/28 NM cashmere infeltrito beige

Mittwoch, 10. Juli 2013 08:27:17

After washing

Carmen Perez Aguado

8/28 cashmere infeltrito beige

Mittwoch, 10. Juli 2013 08:26:07

Marvelous halo. I used three diferent needles : 3.25, 3.75 and 4 mm. Maybe I prefer the second one. No bias at all

Carmen Perez Aguado

2/36 NM cashmere/silk after washing

Mittwoch, 10. Juli 2013 08:21:08

The same swach after washing

Carmen Perez Aguado

2/36 NM cashmere/silk

Mittwoch, 10. Juli 2013 08:15:36

I used the yarn doubled with 3.25 mm needles. Very sweet and not too warm. Ideal for spring or summer nigths. No bias and definitely one of the bet CM yarns

Elaine Keech

Elaine Keech

I'm probably just blind. . .

Mittwoch, 03. Juli 2013 17:00:21

Can you tell me how to take advantage of your generous free pattern offer? I would dearly love to have something wonderful to post in this thread as well.

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