Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted


Yarn Weight: worsted 

Recommended Gauge: 18-20 sts = 4"/10 cm

Fibre Content: 100% domestic superwash Merino

Skein: 200 yards/183 meters per 115g skein

Colorway: Eager Beaver

Construction/Texture: plied worsted spun

Ravelry Listing



My Experience

Where I got it: Magpie gave it to me at Vogue Knitting Live New York, 2017.

Needles I used: Hiya Hiya US 7/4.5 mm

Blocked Gauge I got: 17 sts/27 rows = 4"/10 cm

My Thoughts: I've knit with both the fingering and worsted versions of Domestic, and I love that they're soft, but really sturdy. Like the fingering version, this one has lots of tightly-twisted plies, so it's very bouncy and durable, with super crisp stitch definition. The fabric is cohesive, smooth, and very weighty. 

What I might design with it: I'm thinking a cardigan with a colorwork yoke. I think it'll make a long-lasting sweater and that color just glows!

UPDATE: I published Dissent, a cardigan pattern, in this yarn.

Where you can get some: Check out the Magpie website.



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