Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Knitting with boucle yarn

I must say when i first saw this yarn i wasn't exactly excited,the colors were rich and beautiful but i thought the texture did not look like ordinary yarn and what would a finished item look like? But i was pleasantly suprised when i touched it, even though the texture of the yarn did not look smooth it felt very soft to the touch, and i had to get a few skeins.

So i did a bit of research and found out that boucle yarn is a combination of two strands and one of the strands is made loose than the other which makes the yarn look loopy thus the uneven texture. The yarn apart from being soft is also very light and fluffy, and i must say the different colors blend in very well.

I decide to use the yarn to make a cowl, it is a blend of red, a bit of gold and burgandy, very rich colors i can hardly wait to see how it turns out.
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