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Lain Amouree Aphrodite

Our newest yarn in the shop. And we're totally smitten!

One of the most beautiful , soft and luxurious yarns we've come across 

A wonderful blend of alpaca , silk and cashmere. 
So perfect for gift knitting or making a little glam shawl for yourself.  This is very special fingering  weight yarn.  

Available in 16 colours including a bespoke colour for Loop “ Un Lapin dans Camden Passage”. ( meaning: A rabbit in Camden Passage )
 
See our kit using 2 skeins of Aphrodite for the Olives in November Shawl by Kirsten Kapur here

Fiber Content:
70% Camelid - Alpaca
20% Silk
10% Goat - Cashmere goat
 
Weight:
Fingering / 4 ply
 
Meterage/Yardage
437 yards(400 meters)
 
Unit Weight
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
 
Gauge:
28.0 sts = 4 inches
 
Needle Size
US 2½ - 4 or 3 - 3.5mm
 
Texture
plied, Hand-dyed
 

We always recommend hand washing in order to prolong the life of your knitwear. 


Translation of colour names:
 
Un dimanche chez grand-mère ( A sunday at Grandma’s)
Une ballerine dans un champ de paillettes ( A ballerina in a sparkling field)
Une cerise dans mon gin tonic ( A cherry in my Gin and Tonic)
Du corail aux lèvres ( Some corals on the lips)
Une iris dans l’univers ( An iris in the universe)
Charles ( in tribute to Charles Aznavour)
Lancer un voeu dans la boue lactée ( Make a wish in the milky way)
Aurore Boreale ( Aurora borealis)
Aime comme Mademoiselle ( Loving like a Mademoiselle)
Prendre le thé avec un canard ( Have  tea with a duck)
Eblouie par la nuit ( Dazzle by the night)
Un détour dans la foret interdite ( A detour into the forbidden forest)
Une olive dans mon tajine ( An olive in my tajine)
De l’eau dans mon vert ( Some water in my green)
Un Lapin dans Camden Passage ( A rabbit in Camden Passage) which is our a nod to our logo!

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