Introducing Lindy Chain!

So have you seen our purty new yarn Lindy Chain?

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I love this yarn!  Before we got it, I’d never used chainette yarn so I was little dubious, but we all had a lot of fun playing with it.

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(isn’t the Honey color just so cheerful?)

Lindy is perfect for summer projects, especially since it’s a fingering weight yarn that is 70% linen & 30% cotton.  It’s just so lightweight & versatile, it makes such a great yarn for all sorts of projects. In fact, I crocheted a scarf out of my 4 favorite colors and I see it as being just perfect to wear when walking on the Oregon Coast. (you can download the free Seaside Promenade Scarf pattern here.)

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It’s also great for lightweight tops – a couple of designers came up with some beautiful tanks to show off Lindy.

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Elizabeth Green Musselman designed the fun Arezzo Tank in Honey.

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And Snowden Becker designed her Beryl Top in Plum.

As you can tell from these patterns, Lindy has great stitch definition & shows off texture and lace really well.  Check out Tetiana Otruta’s Leaf Garland Shawl

Also, in the case of most linen yarns, it just gets softer & softer with each wash!  I used some Soak on my scarf after I finished and I just love how it feels.

We hope you love Lindy Chain as much as we do!  I’m totally planning all sorts of projects – those above and a couple of older patterns I’ve had my eye on such as the Harnett Tank which I think will look & feel great to wear this summer, especially since I keep reading how it’s supposed to be the hottest summer in the Pacific Northwest in 5 years!

If you have other pattern ideas, let us know in the comments!


2 comments

  1. Laura / June 24, 2014 / Reply

    I’ve already ordered four of the colors. I can’t wait to try it out :D

  2. Tammie Cheek / June 26, 2014 / Reply

    Wonderful!! I am looking forward to giving it a try. Please consider adding a wool-blend chainette in future. I see patterns calling for it but have found few manufacturers that offer it.