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  • Oh my goodness! This post is so timely for me! I just discovered a few balls of Kidsilk Haze in the bottom of my yarn basket and I feel like I hit the jackpot. If I knit those adorable hand warmers, I hope the vintage stuffed bunny will magically appear in my hands 😉 But seriously, thank you for this round-up of beautiful inspiration. Saving this post!

    • 08 March – IWD i.e. International Women’s Day…
      What a great selection for this special day to indulge in delicious kid mohair and make something feminine… Thank you for picking these wonderful designs!

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  • I still love Belinda the best!

  • These are all beautiful…but my favorite KidSilk Haze pattern is the Janet sweater from Rowan magazine No. 69! Simply stunning.

  • That Dusking sweater! Although I was surprised, looking at the projects, that nobody has done it in a blend of different colors – that’s the first thing that popped into my mind.
    And another oldie but goodie, Sharon Miller’s Birch shawl. I think Ann knit one years ago?

  • I got all excited reading about these lovely projects and this divine … haze. Then logged in, did a search to relocate the post so I could save it, and one titled *Fluffernutter came up with it. All I’m sayin is, read that one before putting anything from this one in your summer queue!

  • Astounding is not too strong a word for Kieran Foley’s designs.

  • I made the brioche “Miss B” by Nancy Marchant with a silk/mohair blend. It is beautiful and lightweight but surprisingly warm.

  • Oh my gosh by golly, what a great lineup of KSH patterns. I had lost track of the hapless beginnings of my Wisp pattern years (and years) ago and you have renewed my resolve. Plus one or two of the others. Thank you so much! Chloe

  • Kidsilk Haze! It’s tough (tiny bit of “haze” comes off where it rubs but no pilling), pretty much wrinkle free, light & airy but warm, looks & feels luxurious especially when doubled & all those colors! Loving the Dusking sweater, Gossamer Dreams on my list. Made Churchmouse Yarns’ Color Block scarf then a cowl and a rectangular shawl based on same idea where I blended a number of colors, always get compliments on. This yarn marls wonderfully, like painting w/yarn.

  • All beautiful patterns-most I’d never seen. Another very easy project is Alexandra’s Airplane Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas.

  • All that fluffy beauty. Dusk will haunt my imagination all day today.

  • Thank you for showing patterns for a particular yarn. I love the idea of choosing a yarn and then finding the pattern instead of the other way around!

  • I was rooting for Belinda, and there it was, first style down the runway! The rest were new to me (except for River – I’ve got that Rowan issue), and I thank you for bringing them to my attention. Dusking is a stunner from one of my favorite designers. Great choices, all.

  • I’ve been an MDK-ette for a long time, so I have the book with the Belinda pattern in it! Maybe now is finally the time to make this genius faux-plaid wrap.

  • Oh KSH How I Love Thee. The 20 years have flown by. Here’s to 20 more – cheers!
    For anyone with KSH leftovers (or, ahem, a large KSH stash, ahem looks around innocently), may I mention Kaffe Fassett’s Alder Wrap – simple stripes. For Mitered Squares in little bits of KSH there is Mags Kandis’ Modern Quilt Wrap. I knitted mine in 2008 and it’s still as good as new and gets admiring comments everywhere it goes.

    Probably my favorite KSH project ever is Earth Stripe Wrap with KSH held double and marled.

    Belarus, a Kaffe Fassett striped cardigan in KSH is in my queue.

    I will stop now before I get carried away. I’ve added the Belinda Wrap back into my queue – loved it ever since it was published.

  • Mystified as to why noone mentions the fact that the lovely soft fluffy texture of kidsilk haze reduces to a curled up limp fluffy rag on wearing -even when blocked – it is superb though knitted with another lace yarn to give it some stability.

    • I have only made scarves & shawls with this yarn doubled so have had none of these problems, maybe a single strand behaves differently. Perhaps a subject for the Yarnitecture gal?

    • Hi Di! I haven’t had trouble with my Kidsilk Haze projects–here’s my latest, a single-strand version of Joji Locatelli’s Gossamer from Field Guide No. 22: Grace. https://www.moderndailyknitting.com/2022/11/22/gossamer-finished/

  • What about the Cardi Cozy on of 13 if the MDK Knitting Outside the Lines book? Just happened to be paging through it for my dinner entertainment…

  • Is this yarn available in Karachi Pakistan?

  • I bought my first balls of irresistible KSH on impulse then froze in fear! Mohair bias loop by Churchmouse yarns made this intimidating yarn more friendly! Eager to try Belinda, too!

  • I am thrilled to read this post as I have brought my Kidsilk Haze (which has been sitting in my UFO bag for far too long) on holiday with me to try for the third time to complete the Bea Wrap by Lisa Richardson.
    I have finally perfected my tension and achieved a nice overall gauzy effect, but really am struggling with needles/getting the stitches (which are producing the correct tension) to slip along. Due to my cat loving nothing better than to install herself on my knee when I’m knitting I have been using circular needles so she can’t lock onto the knob at the end of the needle and pull the needle resulting in the stitches falling off. I have used regular coating and rather expensive steel circular needles but the stitches don’t “flow” and I can’t get into a rhythm. Is bamboo a better needle to use with this yarn or should I banish Miss Effie and get a pair of straight needles (which type?) to get the best results?
    This is the simplest pattern I have ever tried, but is closest to driving me demented! Any ideas? TIA