Playing With Yarn

Scheepjes Whirl

Eeeep! Scheepjes adds another sugary-sweet yarn to their collections. I was just swatching with BonBon and Sugar Rush* the other day, and then I heard about the yummy Whirl upcoming release – well you know this girl has a sweet tooth!

Check out this absolutely delicious sneak peek photo from Scheepjes:

And drooooool over these ice cream-y names!

Here are the scrumptious details for these sweet cakes:

  • Made from a blend of 60% cotton/40% acrylic to produce projects that are lightweight and breathable. 
  • Unlike other gradient yarns, Whirl has a generous twist to enable speed while working the yarn and to help prevent splitting.
  • Whirl has a unique twisted plied section, which gives it a characteristic ‘flavour’ all of its own! 
  • This Extra Large yarn cake holds an enormous 1000 meters of softly colour changing yarn, more than enough for a large shawl or wrap. 
  • Each colour change is carefully tied in an optimum way to ensure the knot can be discretely hidden within your stitches. 
  • Recommended hook / needle size: 3.5-4mm

Whirl is available in all Scheepjes retailers from March 6th 2017, but I have the unique opportunity to do an exclusive preview “taste test” for two flavors: Blueberry Bambam and Green Tea Tipple. Lucky me! 

You know I couldn’t resist dipping my hook into Blueberry Bambam. When I showed my eldest daughter the color card, she picked out this colorway for a scarf. And so the Rebani Möbius Scarf is born! 

It will be a beaded Möbius scarf, made by alternating from center and outside of the cake. Free pattern coming soon!

Here is a sneak peek of my WIP! Peep that cherry drizzle on the blueberry ice cream… okay, brb.. headed to Cold Stone Creamery 😝

Okay I’m back – lol. I can’t wait to play with Green Tea Tipple – maybe more scarves for my other two daughters! Look at this beauty close up:

The color changes are just so pretty. I took a photo of the unique “twist” that makes this yarn so special. I think it’s my favorite thing about Whirl!

So excited to reveal more of the Rebani Möbius Scarf to you, and as I dream of collecting all the creamy Whirl yarn cakes even more ideas swim in my head. Stay tuned!

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  1. Wow! I want, I want, I want! I’ve felt that us over in the UK and Europe have missed out on the yarn cakes by a certain company in the US, so this is a dream! Thank you Scheepjes!

    • I do have a suggested price, but I don’t want to reveal until the release, just in case anything is different in the stores/online. It’s 1000m though! More than enough for a good size shawl, and reasonably priced, I’d say.
      – RC

    • I’ve had a meeting of the Scheepjes minds, and we agree that 1000m will make a fair-sized sleeveless top. However, if the stitch is open and very lacy, then a much longer top can be achieved. Great question! Happy crafting!
      – RC