Fyberspates galore!

We’ve been expecting this delivery, and when I got the phone call to say that a parcel had arrived, I knew exactly what it was going to be.

Fyberspates!!

But not just any old Fyberspates, oh no. We knew that in this delivery we were expecting their new yarn; Cumulus.

I’d seen lots of people raving about Cumulus on the interwebs. How heavenly it is, how gorgeous the colours were. When I opened the box, the explosion of colour was delightful! I couldn’t wait to open the packets and have a feel….

And WOW the word on the interwebs wasn’t wrong. I can see why it’s called Cumulus – each ball literally feels like a little cloud! It’s made of 74% baby suri alpaca, and 26% mulberry silk. The halo on the yarn is similar to that of mohair but without the itch! It is so soft on the skin that I think it would be suitable even for sensitive skin types. I might have to test that theory on my mother…

There are 150m/164yd per 25g ball and it’s priced at £5.85 a ball. We currently stock Magenta, Turquoise, Silver Green, Sea Green and Moonlight.

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Look at it all!!

I felt that this beautiful yarn deserved pride of place on the front table, and so that is where it now lives.

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This means that Sweet Georgia has sadly been evicted to the wall, but it still looks pretty! Here’s the lace:

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And we still have a tiny bit of 4ply left too:

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We've also restocked some Fyberspates Vivacious 4ply, Scrumptious 4ply and Scrumptious Lace and I must admit, the shelves are positively bursting!

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I can’t WAIT to knit with Cumulus. I already have a huge soft spot for both Vivacious (possibly the bounciest yarn I’ve ever used) and Scrumptious (no other way to describe it!) and I suspect that Cumulus will join them. I also have a soft spot for Fyberspates hand paints, but they’re saved in my personal stash for something extra special.

What would you knit with Cumulus?

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