Blue Sky Alpacas - Bulky Naturals
I'm nearly finished with something I wanted to try knitting with this:
It's as soft as it looks. Blue Sky Alpacas is one of my favorite yarn companies and everything of theirs that I've knit with has been consistently wonderful.
Though this accessory might be somewhat impractical, that was part of the appeal for me. I wanted something simple and unfussy to show off the stitches. And . . . even if it turns out horrible, I'll still share the finished product when it's seamed and dry.
I also picked up some gorgeous Malabrigo worsted weight yarn to knit some fingerless mitts:
It's a great way to test-drive a yarn for a future sweater -- I love the yarn and I love the color and it's soft enough to be worn next to the skin.