At Stitch Sprouts, we LOVE Anzula!

ANZULA has many exquisite luxurious yarns, yarns you have always dreamt of knitting or crocheting with. They have 14 unique lines, each available in an astounding 98 different color ways! That, my fiber friends, is certainly a lot of colors. Some of the fabulous fibers they blend together are superwash merino, cashmere, nylon, silk, camel, linen, bamboo, milk protein, tencel, alpaca, and of course, sparkling stellina for that added bling. Of course these fibers are not all blended together into one yarn, but blended perfectly together to make 14 different yarns in various weights and yardages.

Here at Stitch Sprouts, some of our designers have created beautiful patterns using ANZULA yarns, making a perfect blend of pattern + yarn. I have selected a few patterns for you to see just how well this yarn works up giving each garment the special touch of class it so deserves.

My first choice by Andrea Rangel are the Fiester Cowl and Fiester Mitts.

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I really love the simplicity of this matched pair, cowl and fingerless mitts. You can see how the cowl drapes wonderfully showing off the luxurious softness of ANZULA Cloud‘s fibers and the mitts are so delicate giving you just a touch of needed warmth on a cooler day. These are light enough to wear at the office when someone sets A/C too high. Cloud is a yummy fingering weight yarn in a blend of 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon with a generous 575 yards [526 meters] in each 114 gram skein.

 

Wild Iris Cowl and Cuffs by Sivia Harding 

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This pattern is perfectly executed using ANZULA Dreamy. It’s so light and fabulous to wear, and look at that sheen! The cowl is edged in beaded lace giving it a very feminine touch. The position of the button accentuates the spiral of the stitch pattern and offers a resting place for the thumb in the matching mitts. Dreamy is 385 yards [352 meters] of fingering weight yarn consisting of a 75% superwash merino, 15% cashmere, and 10% silk blend making it just what it says, dreamy.

 

DOLINGER by Corrina Ferguson

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It won’t be that long until the last days of summer and the cooler days of fall will be here once again (did I just say that!) Dolinger is made with ANZULA Cricket, a DK weight blend of 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon and would be perfect to wear in the fall. Cricket has amazing stitch definition as you can certainly see above. This yarn is next-to-the-skin soft so there will be no itching here. Cricket is a luxuriously soft, super springy, and extremely versatile yarn. It is fantastic for sweaters, shawls, hats, fingerless gloves, mittens, blankets, baby knits, home accents, scarves, and much more.

 

LEGATO by Tabetha Hedrick

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This spectacular neckwear is a beautiful melding of lace and cables. ANZULA Squishy shows off all the details perfectly. Each skein of Squishy is 385 yards [352 meters] of yummy fingering weight yarn. The blend is a 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon that is plied smooth and machine washable. 

 

FORAMINIFERA HAT by Stephannie Tallent

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Using ANZULA For Better or Worsted this is a fun cabled hat. The cabling is subtle, with areas that look like holes and is named after a class of shelled, mostly marine, protists. For Better or Worsted is a blend of 80% superwash wool, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon and has 200 yards [182 meters] of knitting goodness. Worsted weight projects work up rather quickly and is this yarn sure makes those projects fun!

 

Fulcra by Katherine Vaughan

Fulcra uses two colors of ANZULA Wash My Lace to create a beautiful mosaic-edged shawl. Wash My Lace is a super squishy 100% superwash merino lace weight. It comes in a generous 980 yard [896 meter] put-up, perfect for large shawls or even lightweight garments.

 

Simon by Faina Goberstein

Knit in ANZULA Oasis, Simon is a handsome man’s sweater featuring two different textured stitch patterns and worked from the bottom up with minimal seaming. Oasis is an exotic blend of 70% silk and 30% camel. Any man would feel pampered if you knit him a sweater in this yarn – just don’t let him put it in the wash!

 

Last but not least, Brunswick by Mindy Wilkes

ANZULA Meridian is a delicious blend of 55% tencel, 35% alpaca, and 10% nylon. All three of these fibers give this lace weight yarn a beautiful drape that makes this a perfect yarn for shawls like this stunning Brunswick.

 

Contact Stitch Sprouts to purchase these fabulous ANZULA patterns by our very talented designers.

Also be on the lookout for a new collaborative project with ANZULA, launching soon!

Happy Knitting,

Jmae 🙂

Jmae

After I moved to the Lancaster PA area in the winter of 1999 from upstate NY (Liverpool), I wanted to learn how to knit. In 2002, I watched video after video on knititng via the internet and was hooked right up to present day. Knitting soothes my mind as well as frustrates the heck out of me. Either way I love it! I crocheted for years and still can, but knitting patterns are what calls out to me. My knitting certainly has improved since then and I am always looking for new and interesting techniques to add to my repetoire. Happy Needle Work from Jmae :-)

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