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Winter Floral Box 2022 - Inspiration

Hey Folks, it's Nicola, back again with some more inspiration posts for what to actually make with all the lovely yarn you've bought! With this box I will focus on yarn from the Winter Floral Boxes, which started today, Sunday the 6th of November.  Just a bit of a disclaimer, all links will lead to Ravelry and all images have come from Ravelry. If you are unable to access Ravelry and can't find the designs by googing for the designer's website, please send me an email (nicola@botanicalyarn.com) and I will do my best to help.  First, I'll focus on the  Winter Floral Box - 50g Skein Box If you've ordered the 4ply 50g box, you will have a total of...

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New yarn - SQUISHY!

So you have seen our new yarn - squishy which is 1 x 100g of merino slub which is 4ply and has 400m per skein, and it comes with a 1 x 50g mohair fluff.   Slub is 400m per 100g, 90% superwash/10% nylon Mohair silk 420m per 50g, 72% kid mohair/28% silk   so what can you make with this squishy yarn?! Well here's some pattern ideas:  Noelani by Laura Dobratz  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/noelani  Birds of a Feather Shawl by Andrea Mowry  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/birds-of-a-feather-14  Lavande Crop by Margaret Stauffacher  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lavande-crop Breezeway by Carissa Browning https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/breezeway-3   New Light by Meg Gadsbey  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/new-light A hundred words for Rain by Marna Gilligan  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/one-hundred-words-for-rain 

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Introducing Natural Fluff 4ply

Botanical Yarn is so excited to introduce another new, fluffy and super luxurious base. Natural Fluff is 38% baby alpaca, 25% merino and 37% cotton. With 400m per 100g it will be an easy swap for most of your favourite fingering weight patterns. But with this new light weight, fluffy and soft base we wanted to highlight some patterns to let the yarn shine.  If you love suri alpaca but want something with a bit more substance to it, this base is for you! It has a fluffy halo similar to the mohair hair and suri alpaca lace yarns but the cotton and merino give this yarn a bit more substance while still be light and fluffy.  Garments; This boxy...

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Introducing BOUCLE!

We are so excited about this fun new yarn base, Merino Boucle! This yarn is 100% superwash merino and comes in at 220 metres per 100g, making it a DK weight yarn.  bouclé /ˈbuːkleɪ/ noun yarn with a looped or curled ply, or fabric woven from this yarn. "a bouclé sweater" Sophie has dyed a core collection for this yarn, which is now available to buy on our website!!  So that you are ready to get making as soon as your yarn arrives - here are some ideas of projects you can make with this new base.  **Disclaimer all links are to Ravelry where you can buy the designs mentioned directly from the designers. We appreciate Ravelry has accessibility issues...

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