All The Canadian Sweaters Quantities

I have been zooming every Monday evening with the ladies from the Wet Coast Wools LYS (Vancouver, CA) for their knit night. I enjoy it very much but I was WILDLY enabled this past month.

The shop ran a huge sale after Christmas on their yarns and add to that the favorable exchange rates for Americans…..I fell down the sweater quantity hole. I ended up giving Glenda all my Christmas monies (and then some).

I picked up six skeins of Lagom by Katia in a wonderful heathered grey color on a worsted weight. That is roughly 1,300 yards of yarn to make a nice nuetral sweater. Next up is eight skeins of Holst Garn Coast in a brown color. This is a fingering weight yarn I intend to hold double for a garment of sorts. Lastly I grabbed five skeins of Briggs and Little Regal in a heathered blue. This is another worsted weight but this one is pretty sheepy feeling. I think this will need to be a cardigan to be worn over an under layer for my princess skin.

All in all it felt nice to add some heavier weight to my stash. I have a TON of fingering/sock but I tend not to buy the heavier stuff to have on hand. I’m working on that in 2021.

Happy Knitting!!

6 thoughts on “All The Canadian Sweaters Quantities

  1. That sounds like when I worked in a yarn store and basically gave all my spare back to the owner in exchange for yarn purchases! Lovely stash you’ve gained.

  2. I’ve worked with Briggs and Little a few times now! It’s a wonderful, crunchy yarn. I have a sweater that I use as a top layer in milder weather that I usually have long sleeves underneath for MY Princess skin. But, it softens nicely and I actually don’t find it horribly itchy for times I’m wearing shorter sleeves with it. Enjoy this yarn from one of Canada’s oldest mills!

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