By Jade Sapphire
$42.00 – $43.00
Cashmere and linen, together. Sylph creates a fabric that we’ve never seen before, light and summery.
Sylph is the yarn that makes the magical stripes in Amy Christoffers’s Shakerag Top in Field Guide No. 6: Transparency.
Scroll down for Sylph quantities needed for the Shakerag Top—plus patterns that make the most of Sylph’s unique, exquisite qualities.
Specs & Details
Cashmere is tender. The tenderest, really.
Linen is sturdy. Extremely sturdy.
With Sylph, mixing 42% linen with 58% cashmere creates a yarn with extreme tenderness and sturdiness.
The light fingering weight means that Sylph is a fine choice for elegant shawls, wraps, and scarves.
Sizes S, M, L (finished bust measurements 39″, 44″, 48″): 4 skeins
Sizes XL, 2XL (53″, 57.5″): 5 skeins
Size 3XL (62.5″): 6 skeins
The color used for the sample is Hush.
Other Pattern Ideas
For a one-skein Sylph test flight, we recommend the Sylph Cowl, a free pattern.
And there’s the lush Assembler by Grace Anna Farrow.
Ranunculus by Midori Hirose. Really! Go look at the projects and see how lovely Ranunculus looks in a lacy, light yarn.
Finally, we love the Jet Stream Shawl by Heidi Kirrmaier. Clean stockinette and artful eyelets make this the epitome of sophisticated design.
Gorgeous ideas for the knitter with a taste for color.
MDK Field Guide No. 6: Transparency$9.95 – $15.95
Lighten up your knitting with a blast of fresh air—four beautiful patterns by Amy Christoffers.