Berroco Remix Light

Specs

Yarn Weight: DK (feels more like a fingering to me)

Recommended Gauge: 22 sts/33 rows = 4 in/10 cm 

Suggested Needles: US 5/3.75 mm

Fibre Content: 30% Nylon, 27% Cotton, 24% Acrylic, 10% Silk, 9% Linen

Skein: 432 yards/400 meters per 100g skein

Colorway: 6919 Mist

Construction/Texture: plied, tweed

Ravelry Listing

 

My Experience

Where I got it: Berroco sent me a sample skein.

Needles I used: Hiya Hiya US 4/3.5 mm 

Blocked Gauge I got: 21 sts/38 rows = 4"/10 cm

My Thoughts: If you're not into wool for whatever reason, or if you're looking for a summer alternative, this is a really lovely option. It's soft and smooshy like thick flannel or well-loved denim, and it's got a great tweedy feel that sets it apart from a lot of other non-wool yarns. It's a pretty skinny DK weight, so I think I'd treat it a bit more like a fingering. That being said, even the loose stitches I got with my US 4 needles made a surprisingly cohesive fabric. 

What I might design with it: I've got a shawl design in the works (lace + brioche), and I've also got a new ribbed watch cap coming out in the heavier weight (just called Remix). 

Where you can get some: Lots of LYS's carry Berroco yarns and this is a popular one, but you can also get it in a variety of online shops like Webs.

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