Berroco Fuji

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Berroco Fuji

Fuji is a compelling silk blend yarn that has the texture of raw silk but is much more practical.
It is comfortable to wear and easy to care for.  The colours are gentle shades of natural colours which lend themselves to year round use.  The finished fabric has some structure and will hold it’s shape yet drapes nicely.
See the details and colours of Fuji.
Designs for this yarn are found in Norah Gaughan 14, Booklet 327, and Booklet 343.
Many of Berroco’s patterns are now available individually directly from their site, on Ravelry and in our shop as a PDF download.
If there is a pattern that you wish with your purchase of yarn we can download it for you.
The price will be the same from all sources.

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Papara – available in Berroco Book 343

Papara is a easy to wear poncho knit in Berroco Yarns Fuji.
This is a wear everywhere piece that would be great for travel.
One size pattern fits all.
These are the yarn requirements:
8 Hanks Berroco Fuji (50 grs) sampled in Snowcap 9201
Finished Measurements: Approximately 41″ across x 19″ long

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Papara Detail, simple lace in Fuji

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Camber knit in Berroco Fuji. Pattern available in Norah Gaughan 14

Camber is a seamless top down cardigan which is sure to become a wardrobe staple.
Fuji is a wonderful yarn not only for summer but is a trans-seasonal yarn.
Fuji is a perfect yarn if you find wool a little warm for everyday wear.
I love the neutral colours that Fuji is available in.
Yarn Requirements for Camber:
Sizes: to fit bust sizes 30(34-38-42-46-50-54)”
this garment was designed with approximately 2″ ease
Finished Measurements: bust – 32(36-40-44-48-52-56)”
length to center back – 22(23-24-25½-28-28-28½)”
Yarn: Fuji color 9203 – 7(8-9-10-11-12-13) hanks

Detail of Camber

Detail of Camber

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Zircon is a lace pullover knit in Berroco Fuji.

 Berroco is wonderful at creating designs that you can really use and wear.
Zircon is one of their latest Free Patterns featuring Fuji.
I love this design and know that I will wear it (probably all year).
Perfect for hiding body imperfections and over the new slim line pants or leggings that is the current fashion trend.

Download  Zircon

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Alafoss Lopi Sweaters

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Stay Warm on a Cold Winter’s Day with a traditional Icelandic Sweater knit with Alafoss Lopi Yarn

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Design 19 from Lopi Book 18

About Lopi
Lopi is a single ply,  chunky (bulky in the US) yarn that is both warm and light.  It is spun from an ancient breed of sheep that were brought to Iceland from Norway with the first settlers.  The fibre from these sheep is very hard wearing and durable and makes perfect yarn for outdoor wear.  The yarn is available in both naturals, subtle and bright colour ways.

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Pattern Design in Naturals

Lopi publishes design collections which are very reasonably priced and include many designs.  The designs definitely have a Nordic look.

The samples featured are from Book 18 which contains 41 different designs.
Many of these sweaters are knit in the round with round yokes and are seamless.  What a great way to make a sweater!

 

We stock many colours of this yarn in the shop.  Choose your own colours to make a one of a kind sweater.

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Design 8 from Lopi Book 18

 You can also make cardigans; we made one in white which would make a great kick around coat/jacket for everyday wear.

Back View

 Odinn-pattern-in-EnglishV02  is a free pattern for a traditional round yoked sweater knit with Alafoss Lopi Yarn in natural colours.  
Lopi sweaters are quick to knit so there is still time before that fat man comes down the chimney.

Happy Knitting…..Sally