Madelinetosh Pashmina yarn combines two things knitters love: sumptuous softness and amazing color. The softness comes from a wonderful blend of merino wool, silk, and cashmere combined into a yarn with a lovely, bouncy spin. The color comes from the workroom of Madelinetosh, which by now is well-established as producing some of the richest colors on the market. Add to this the trend for fine gauge knitting and Pashmina has become one of the most popular yarns in the shop.
Pashmina has great yardage – each 100 gram hank has approximately 360 yards of yarn – so there’s lots you can do with just 1 skein.
Erika used 1 skein of Pashmina to knit Shaelyn, a knitting pattern by designer Leila Raabe. She raved about Pashmina and the pattern. The alternating bands of lace motif and stockinette stitch make for a beautiful accessory.
Laura used 1 skein of Pashmina to knit Stephen West’s Boneyard Shawl. West’s use of purl ridges to give texture to a field of stockinette is simple and effective. It really shows off a special yarn.
The next time you’re ready to treat yourself to something special, consider a skein of Pashmina yarn and enjoy!