Sunday, July 5, 2009

Ugly Duckling Yarn?

We've been calling Sirdar Crofter DK the ugly duckling yarn around the shop. Not that it's a horrible looking ball of yarn or anything:

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It's because it looks sooo much better knitted up!
We made this baby vest out of it, and it's an instant classic:

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The yarn does all the work for you, and you've got an impressive fair-isle-looking sweater for the little guy or girl in your life!

Lisa used only ONE skein of this to make the smallest size- the pattern is the Owl Baby Vest (rav link) without the owls.
Free pattern + less than $10 of yarn = Baby shower WIN!