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richard lawn

Sunday 24 December 2006 12:54:30 pm

This topic should collect all the postings made on the individual product pages about items made with those yarns...

IF you post them from individual yarn pages your post will be linked to that yarn and show up on that page too, so please try and either match your post to the yarn or just add it here directly...

CLICK on the thumbnail to see the full size pictures, which can really show the detail in many cases...

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy


Friday 18 April 2014 6:35:11 pm

More swatches to share!

6/15 cash/merino aran Peony (Fairisle is bison, beige and cream.)

2/8nm Shetland fingering

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy


Saturday 12 April 2014 4:46:42 pm

4 new yarns to report on

8/44nm EFM 4ply

3/48nm EFM lace wt.

4/8nm Shetland wool cables aran

4/20 Camel fine fingering

Lisa Stallard

My perfect cardigan Made with 4/20NM cashmere

Saturday 29 March 2014 1:56:34 pm

This is my new design I am working on.
I just love the simplicity of this cardigan.
Pattern will be available on Ravelry within next month
My user name is LisaJS

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy


Sunday 23 March 2014 4:03:48 pm

I've been busy again with some swatches.

I start from the top and work my way down.

The purple and cream swatches are the Cashmere/Merino 4/20NM fine fingering (10/90) from CM2.

My thoughts and notes can be found here:

The middle 2 are the 3/14nm Yak/Merino fingering.(Lavanda and Fango) If there is any left, it might fall out of someone's cart... you never know, can be found on CM2 here:

My swatch page is here:

And last but not least is my lacy 2/18nm cotton slub in the very vibrant Fuxia! This one is the feature ColourMart yarn for March 2014 and has been newly stocked on CM.com here:

My swatch page is here:

The other 1/2 of the yarn feature for March is the the Aran weight cousin. I swatched this one last year about this time but I wanted to mention it because of the feature. It can be found here on the CM.com site:

And my swatch page is here:

These are wonderful yarns and I am please with them all!

eta: My apologies for duplicating my cash/merino swatch efforts. I totally forgot that I had already shared that one. (There's that menopausal brain fart again!?? Sorry!)

Sally Doyle

3/15NM Fingering cotton/viscose/merino/angora/cashmere - Nispero

Monday 17 March 2014 5:42:44 am

Have just finished a mans jumper, knitted on a Passap Pinky, with the above yarn. I knitted it Italian Knit or Longstitch, the fabric is lovely and soft, bloomed up slightly when washed. So happy with this yarn, have bought another cone in dark navy.

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

4/20nm Cashmere/merino

Saturday 15 March 2014 5:32:03 pm

Been swatching again!

I quite like this one and best of all is that the purple doesn't bleed. I plan to knit these 2 together! (But I hear that the dark blue and the red does bleed so be careful if you plan colourwork and swatch them up together first!)

4/20nm Cashmerino from CM2 details are here:

You can find the yarn on CM2 here:

Ellen Turner

One more weaver

Monday 24 February 2014 9:02:25 pm

Since weavers have started posting here, I thought, I'd join in ( you are recognized, Wayne! Lovely spring colours there)
I recently finished two scarves in black colourmart cashmere, the little red stripes are not from here, though. They are woven with very open and very close sett stripes, which maked for a very lightweight scarf!

I am a weaver livimg in Denmark, and heard your yarns recommended by other weavers

Ute Willmore

Miralda's Triangular Shawl

Monday 17 February 2014 4:33:03 pm

I finally finished a project made with yarn from ColourMart and it turned out quite well, even if I say so myself. I gave it to my stepdaughter for her birthday this past November.
I purchased 150 g cone of dark red 3/5 nm Cashmere and Silk yarn in October of 2012. I used about half that yarn. I forgot to weight the shawl before I mail4ed it to Elizabeth and she is getting ready to move, so I can't ask her to weight it for me right now. I will try to get the weight later and post it here, to give you a better idea of how much I actually used.

The pattern is in the book called: Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions by Nancy Bush. The pattern is called "Miralda's Triangular Shawl". You will find it on page 103 of that book. The pattern calls for Fingering (# 1 Super Fine) yarn and the sample shawl shown in the book was made with Roving 100% Polworth 2-Ply Fingering Weight (100% Polworth wool; 820 yds. [750m]/150g); natural sheep's gray (taupe), 1 skein, using 1 size US 6 (4mm) circular needle, 32" (80cm) or longer. I tend to knit quite loose so I had to go down to a size US 2 needle to match the gauge: 10 Stitches X 16 Rows = 2" (5 cm) in stockinette stitch before blocking. I washed and blocked my gauge swatches as instructed by the author of the pattern. The pattern also give gauge for 2 of the charts but I did not swatch the lace patterns.

I am uploading a picture of Elizabeth wearing the shawl with the dress she had in mind when she asked for a shawl. I am not sure if I can upload more than one picture per post. At first glance it doesn't look like that is possible. So if you want a close up of the shawl let me know and I'll either email it to you or post it to this forum.

Richard Lawn

sweater from cash/merino 2/14.5 marrone

Tuesday 11 February 2014 3:54:28 pm

Hand knitted with 2 strands of cash/merino 2/14.5 marrone. takes 450 grams with enough left over to make socks!
actual size around chest - 110cm. The yarn is soft and warm to wear and keeps the definition of the pattern stitch. Washes very well and keeps its shape even in a machine wool wash setting. My son loves it.

posted on behalf of jackier

Wayne Nicholson

Weaving again

Friday 07 February 2014 2:55:04 pm

Here's the 28/2 as weft. Jaggerspun Zephyr "Vanilla" warp. A *very* fine combination!

Wayne P Nicholson

Wayne Nicholson

Weaving with Colourmart yarn

Friday 07 February 2014 2:53:13 pm

I thought there might be a weaver out there who'd be interested in seeing Colourmart yarn woven rather than knitted or crochet'd. I finished one scarf in Baby Pink 36/3 Laceweight Cashmere as weft, with Jaggerspun Zephyr warp. The recipient, my sister-in-law, nearly swooned. I'm now using the same warp to weave scarf #2 (different treadling) with 28/2 (color Sesa, Cashmere #20477) as weft - again, gorgeous. The pink required a doubled weft - it was too light in weight and color for the draft to show - but I'm using the "tan" as singles. Love this stuff!

Wayne P Nicholson

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

Mohair/Wool/Nylon 1/3NM DK (Kidfur)

Wednesday 05 February 2014 2:35:42 pm

I got a sample of this to swatch up. ( I didn't want to commit to a Kone until I found out what it was like!) Wow... Super nice and really soft! (And I have a Kone heading my way

My swatch notes and other details are on the link below. (The nicest boucle to knit up, ever!)


Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

2/10nm Lambswool 4ply (CM2 listing)

Sunday 02 February 2014 5:28:50 pm

The more I knit up this yarn, the more I like it! I think that I prefer it knit at a larger gauge but it's still nice at a normal gauge.

My swatch experiment is here:

I have a scarf in progress here: (Blue Lagoon)

And an Olympic project planned here: (Incubus)

Carmen Perez Aguado

8/28 cashmere /cotton 50% ecru

Sunday 26 January 2014 7:02:43 pm

I have swatched this sample . Very soft yarn and seems very adecuated for warm weather

Carmen Perez Aguado

4/30 colourmart cashmere wool coffee

Sunday 26 January 2014 6:59:58 pm

I have mixed 4 plies of 2/30 cashmere/wool coffee with a kidsilk from my stash. This is the result. Extremely soft and not too thick. Maybe this will be transformed in a nice pullover

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

Kashimiya Cowl

Saturday 25 January 2014 1:31:00 am

I have spent the day writing up my newest cowl pattern and have to share! It uses any weight yarn from fingering to aran. All in gorgeous CM yarns

If my link above doesn't work, it's available here!


Made another in the 16/48nm EFM doubled here:

Lisa Stallard

Made with Colourmart 3/13NM Cashmere

Friday 24 January 2014 4:31:11 pm

I have just made this lovely cardigan with 3/13NM Cashmere in Baltic Blue it took 465g in total.
Full details can be found on Ravelry my user name is LisaJS.
Gorgeous yarn !!!!!

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

8/44nm Cashmere 4ply

Wednesday 22 January 2014 3:35:02 pm

Swatched this one as well! There are some bias issues with this yarn but it's worth the effort to find a pattern that works for it!!

The yarn itself is gorgeous and silky! I knit up a cowl with it, Navajo Plied, and it's beautiful and has a ton of drape! Seriously, you'd think it had a good portion of silk in it but nope, just cashmere

My swatches are here:

My cowl is here:

And the pattern for the cowl is here: (My design, btw! I haven't found the right buttons for it yet but I will update the photo here when I do.)

Diane Conroy

Diane  Conroy

The Ties That Bind Cowl in Piuma.

Tuesday 07 January 2014 5:12:56 pm

Another design of mine done in Bright Yellow Piuma. (Sorry about the picture but I couldn't for the life of me capture the colour!??) I've also written the pattern for a more DK to worsted weight as well so almost any weight yarn, light aran to DK will work for this.

My project page is here for the Piuma.

And here for the 8/28nm cashmere DK:

Eta: I changed the photo because this one, I got lucky with, actually captures all of the colours! Even the Piuma
All are CM yarns of course. (And seem to be multiplying like rabbits!)